On Episode 273 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Jessa Lemoine, who placed 20th at the CrossFit Games in 2012, as well as HQ Seminar Staff member Cherie Chan. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
2:03 Jessa Lemoine is the head trainer at CrossFit Back Bay. The box is only three blocks away from where the bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, and Lemoine gave an update on the situation in the area, including how the city was locked down during the manhunt for the second suspect. After placing 20th at last year’s Games, Lemoine will go team this year. She talked about her choice and described her team’s preparations for Regionals.
28:06 Cherie Chan described what it’s like to meet CrossFit athletes from around the world as a member of HQ’s Level 1 Seminar Staff. Chan, a great athlete who’s married to CrossFit Games second-place finisher Matt Chan, explained how she maintains a training plan with near-constant travel. She described her nutrition and how she answers nutrition questions from others. Chan talked about weighing and measuring food to establish a baseline from which to experiment, and she explained how she knows when and why she needs to make changes to her nutrition. Finally, she gave simple advice to anyone wanting to evaluate his or her own nutrition goals.