On Episode 251 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Jay White, a mixed-martial-arts pro and two-time Pan Am gold medalist in jiu-jitsu. He also spoke to CrossFit Matters owner Jim Caskey. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
The Words of Wisdom are from a CrossFit Verve article on post-WOD nutrition:
1. No fat intake after a workout.
2. Carbs. You need carbs.
3. Protein. You need protein.
4. Remember: you need to eat after a workout.
4:35 Jay White is a former pro MMA fighter who recently started CrossFit. He explained the similarities and differences between MMA and CrossFit training, and he described what it was like to train with Randy Couture for three years. White talked about how he found CrossFit and why he’s drawn to compete, and he said would like to compete at the highest level possible. He described how CrossFit culture and community are like nothing he has ever seen before, and he’s now signed up to attend a Level 1 Seminar so he can start coaching.
28:00 It’s always refreshing to find someone who’s main focus is chasing excellence. CrossFit Matters owner and head coach Jim Caskey understands that if he is an excellent coach and helps others attain fitness, everything else will fall in line. Caskey came on the show to explain some of his philosophies, including how he will never allow more than 12 people in a class. He described how he tries to improve as a coach and shared some of the best lessons he’s learned over the last three years. Caskey also talked about his nutrition program, “Nutrition Matters,” and why it’s been so popular with his members.