On Episode 262 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Milford owner and Level 1 Seminar Staff member Jason Leydon. He also interviewed CrossFit Media sideline reporter Emily Turner. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.
The Words of Wisdom are from the Morgan Junction CrossFit article Need a Stronger Grip? The article talked about training to increase your grip strength when working with kettlebells.
4:20 Level 1 Seminar Staff member Jason Leydon also works with CrossFit Endurance and owns CrossFit Milford in Milford, Conn. He described his affiliate and its programs, as well as how he selects and develops coaches. He also detailed his corporate fitness program and virtual training program. Leydon talked about being on the Level 1 Seminar Staff and CrossFit Endurance team, and he gave a rundown of competitors to watch during the upcoming competition season, including CrossFit Games veteran Rob Orlando.
32:07 Emily Turner is a TV broadcaster who has moved several times for work. She described what the larger CrossFit community means to her every time she moves to a new town. Turner talked about what she looks for when choosing a new affiliate, as well as what she looks for in a coach. She says the vibe or culture of the gym has to match her personality. As a journalist, Turner explained how she tries to present the CrossFit community in her features.