Legion Strength & Conditioning Podcast

Legion Strength & Conditioning Podcast

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Coaches Jon, Luke and Todd break down many of the common questions, errors, and misconceptions that people have about training.
#15: How are all these sanctionals going?
Feb 15 • 28 min
What’s up with the programming at the Sanctional events? Are events doing a good job of selecting and testing the athletes that are going to be moving on to the CrossFit Games? Should HQ step in and create specific standards surrounding how…
#14: Phil Mansfield (RedPill Training)
Feb 1 • 58 min
Phil Mansfield is a multi-disciplinary coach with a history competing and/or coaching in rugby, cycling, swimming, triathlon and more. In the CrossFit world, he is best known as the coach to multi-time CrossFit Games podium finisher Sara…
#13: How long until I get good?
Jan 18 • 27 min
As soon as someone training in CrossFit gets past that initial hump and starts to see some improvements in their training results, a common question starts to haunt their thoughts. A question vocalized by Peter Steele in…
#12: Quit Talking About 10,000 Hours
Jan 4 • 29 min
You’ve probably heard of the 10,000 hour rule.And it probably sounded really good.Put in 10,000 hours of work and become a world class expert at anything!Problem is, the common…
#11: Andy Edwards (Dragon CrossFit)
Dec 21, 2018 • 78 min
Andy Edwards is one of the CrossFit OGs on the British Islands. He’s been on the CrossFit Level One seminar staff for years, and he’s also coached Jamie Greene to an 8th place finish at the CrossFit Games in 2017, an 11th place finish in…
#10: Do Cyclical Aerobic Intervals Make you Better at CrossFit?
Dec 7, 2018 • 19 min
The training of many elite athletes involves seemingly endless intervals suffering on the assault bike and the erg. While there seems to be a general understanding now that the flashy 1RM PRs clogging up our Instagram feeds don’t necessarily…
#9: Kristin Miller (CrossFit Mayhem)
Nov 16, 2018 • 54 min
Jon and I both worked with Kristin during the NPGL’s amateur GRID tournament - remember GRID? We put together a team of misfits and went out to LA to compete, and we actually did pretty well. We took second overall, which meant that we got an…
#8: Auto-Regulation vs Specific Prescription
Nov 2, 2018 • 18 min
In competitive CrossFit, most people tend to either consistently go out too hot on every workout (and have a melt down a few minutes in), or they tend to overpace everything and always feel like they had more in the tank to give. Based upon…
#7: You Turn Your Skill Work Into Training
Oct 18, 2018 • 19 min
When it comes to “effort” in skill training, it seems that less is more. Athletes who compete in CrossFit often thrive on giving full effort. They enjoy the process of pushing themselves - and they also believe that, unless they’ve given…
#6: Planning a Competition Schedule for the 2019 Season
Oct 4, 2018 • 40 min
Todd and Luke continue to talk through the changes to the 2019 CrossFit Games season. The incentives for people to participate in the different competitions will change significantly - and we will see people having to put much more thought into their…
#5: Changes to the 2019 CrossFit Games season
Sep 20, 2018 • 30 min
Jon and Luke talk through some of the changes to the 2019 CrossFit Games season (which are still not fully clear yet) - but we do have enough information for athletes to start planning their training. The structure of the season for most athletes will…
#4: How much variation in daily results can I expect in training?
Sep 14, 2018 • 24 min
For many athletes, every training session is a competition and they’re constantly evaluating themselves on their results. While having an idea of where you sit and what you need to work on is generally a good idea, this can also swing too…
#3: How often should I redline in training?
Aug 23, 2018 • 17 min
Athletes love to get wrecked by a really difficult workout. People training hard often feel that they didn’t do anything productive unless they’re completely destroyed at the end of a session. While this desire to push to maximum…
#2: Why use tempo in strength training?
Aug 9, 2018 • 15 min
Tempo training has recently become quite popular in the functional fitness space - probably thanks largely to Marcus Filly’s popularization of Functional…
#1: When to modify training and when to do it as written
Jul 22, 2018 • 18 min
Jon, Todd and Luke break down when to modify training and when to do it as written. People tend to either constantly tinker with their training - making modifications without understanding what they’re doing or why they’re…