CrossFit Radio Episode 253

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Radio

December 05, 2012

Audio Article

On Episode 253 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games masters champions: Susan Habbe and Gene LaMonica. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012.

6:20 Susan Habbe won the 50-54 Division at this year’s CrossFit Games, defending a title won in the 45-50 Division a year earlier. She talked about the importance of finding a good coach and explained how mobility work is important for her as she ages. Habbe recently had shoulder surgery and spoke about her recovery, and she revealed a few of the weaknesses she’s been working on since the Games. She also described a few things she’d talk to Coach Greg Glassman about if she had the chance.

35.54 Gene LaMonica won the 45-49 Division at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. The athlete from Colorado spoke about his strengths and weaknesses and gave his opinion about the volume of workouts at the Games for masters and main-event individual competitors. He also detailed his training and preparations for the upcoming Games season, and he described his nutrition. LaMonica is OK with eating more carbohydrates during the off season but cuts back during competition. He explained how important it is to train smart and gave advice to younger athletes who want to compete at a high level for their entire lives.

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