On Episode 244 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Games competitor Austin Stack and Seminar Staff trainer Joe DeGain. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
The Words of Wisdom are from CrossFit Verve’s blog, where an article gives recommendations for recovery after a tough workout. The writer stresses the importance of recovery and challenges readers to use active-recovery days and take precautions against mental and physical fatigue.
4:29 Austin Stack owns CrossFit The Den in Medford, Ore. He relayed his story and how his college-footfall career prepared him for CrossFit competition. He described his experience at the CrossFit Games this past summer and why he walked away feeling like he has some unfinished business in Carson. Just last week, Stack was hired onto the CrossFit Seminar Staff, and he described his road to earn the coveted position. He talked about the internship he had to complete, as well as the recent Trainer’s Summit in San Diego, Calif.
35:31 810 CrossFit owner and Seminar Staff trainer Joe DeGain came on the show to talk about the recent Trainer’s Summit that saw over 100 of the world’s best CrossFit trainers gather together in San Diego. He explained the purpose behind the summit and why it’s so important. He relayed Coach Greg Glassman’s message to the trainers and described why the entire event was so motivational. The former wrestler also detailed some of the things he’s learned from his travels as a CrossFit trainer and how he’s incorporated them into his own coaching and his affiliate.