Iron Crew Podcast

Iron Crew Podcast

www.ironcrewathletics.com
A real discussion of all things health and wellness with the founder of Iron Crew Athletics. Nothing is off limits with Danny Burde behind the mic as he discusses fitness, health, nutrition, parenting, mobility, relationships, sexuality, and psychology.


Sustainable Eating Using the Iron Crew Food Pyramid, Why Micronutrients Are Important, What is the Healthiest Pre-Workout, & More
Jul 1 • 55 min
Danny discusses a wide range of nutrition topics including how to eat sustainably, what macronutrients are most important, and why eating foods you like is imperative to weight management. He also talks in detail about his latest FREE 31 page Nutrition…
How to Develop Handstand Push Up Strength, Best Substitute for Rowing, How to Approach Your Workouts As Gym’s Reopen, & the Best Hamstring Exercise You Aren’t Doing
Jun 24 • 54 min
Danny discusses the best way to approach your fitness as gym’s across the country reopen, an old school substitute for the rowing machine, and one of the best ways to strengthen the hamstrings. He also answers listener questions, ranging from how to…
Best Ways to Strengthen Your Core, Importance of Meal Timing, Difference Between Mobility & Flexibility, and What Mainstream Media Won’t Tell You About the Death of Breonna Taylor
Jun 18 • 69 min
Danny answers listener questions ranging from the best ways to strengthen the core, the difference between mobility & flexibility, and the importance of meal timing. Also discussed is whether or not the police “brotherhood” culture is a problem in law…
A Case For Cops: Understanding Racial Vs Criminal Profiling, Excessive Vs Justified Force, & Why Cops Aren’t Well Prepared for a Fight
Jun 11 • 52 min
Ever wonder why cops seem to be able to legally pull over anyone they want? What is the line between justified use of force and police brutality? Why do cops always seem to lack street fighting skills? There’s two sides to every story, and much of what…
The Dark Side of Law Enforcement: Racism, Sexism, Police Brutality, & Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Jun 3 • 48 min
Coach Danny shares the dark side of his 10 year law enforcement carrier, which was riddled with excessive force, discrimination against homosexuals, and racial profiling. Danny not only shares his personal experiences with these issues, but offers…
Tips to Stop Overeating, How to Fix Low Back Pain, Identify Your “Why” for Better Results, & Why Men Get “Morning Wood”
May 29 • 39 min
Danny answers listener questions ranging from how to loosen up the glutes, maintain a healthy mindset during COVID-19, and why men wake up with erections? Danny also dives into how defining you “why” for working out will result in more progress, tips to…
How to Train for “Murph”, the Most Valuable Piece of Gym Equipment, Best Stretch for Plantar Fasciitis, and What Does Net Carbs Mean?
May 11 • 59 min
Coach Danny shares a powerful experience regarding being thankful for what you have TODAY, because tomorrow is not promised. Danny also drops knowledge on how to train for the CrossFit workout “Murph” without getting injured, the most valuable piece of…
The Efficacy of Intermittent Fasting, Best Pull Up Substitute if You Don’t Have a Bar, When to Increase Weight on Your Lifts, and How Often Should You Be Exercising Every Week?
Apr 30 • 59 min
Danny shares a pro tip on how to always find toilet paper at the grocery store during quarantine, dives into the science behind intermittent fasting, and talks about how often you should be exercising every week. He also shares his insight on how to tell…
How CrossFit Ruined the Burpee, Ways to Build Strength AND Size with Minimal Equipment, How to Prevent “Runners Knee”, and Can You Really Build Muscle While Loosing Fat?
Apr 24 • 41 min
Danny discusses why the sport of fitness has caused a watered down Burpee variation to be acceptable, how to build strength and size during quarantine, which muscles to foam roll in order to prevent “runners knee”, and the science behind loosing fat while…
How to Naturally Improve Growth Hormone Production, Why Your Dr. Doesn’t Approve of CrossFit, How You Can Tell a Good Protein Supplement From a Bad One, & What You Should Be Doing on Your Rest Days For Optimal Performance
Apr 16 • 53 min
Danny starts off with why you are likely feeling lethargic, anxious, and overwhelmed after 5 weeks of COVID-19 Shelter in Place, and what you can do to overcome these feelings. He also answers questions that YOU submitted! Covering topics ranging from…
Best Way to Lose Fat & Build Muscle, Mental Preparation for Workouts, How to become an “Intuitive Exerciser”, & What is the Best Upper Body Lift?
Apr 9 • 51 min
Danny is back solo and he is answering listener questions! He also tells an inspiring story about why you likely have zero excuse to not be exercising. Also, the first Iron Crew Athletics workout program is here! “Iron Crew - At Home” provides 30 days of…
Surviving as a Couple During COVID-19 Lockdown: Creating Physical & Emotional Space at Home, Managing Uncomfortable Thoughts in Silence, Tapping into Your Creative Side, and How to Get First Dibs on Toilet Paper at the Store
Apr 4 • 56 min
Danny and Shannon talk all about how to survive as a couple during the COVID-19 “shelter in place”. They share their pro tips on how to create physical and emotional distance, even when cooped up in the same living space. Also discussed are tapping into…
Emotional Loss During COVID-19 Shelter in Place, Creating a New Normalcy, Staying on Top of Your Routine, & Recalibrating Your Circadian Rhythm for a Better Nights Sleep
Mar 29 • 36 min
Danny and Shannon discuss how the COVID-19 shelter in place has caused emotional loss for many people. They also discuss the importance of creating a “new norm” for yourself during these stressful times, staying on top of your daily routine, and how to…
COVID 19’s Effect on Your Romantic Relationship: How to Maintain Individuality, Stay Physically Active, and Continue to Grow During Shelter in Place
Mar 24 • 38 min
Back at it after a 6 month hiatus! Danny and Shannon explain the reasons for taking a break from podcasting and what is new in their life. They also dive into ways to maintain a growth mindset in your romantic relationships during the COVID 19 epidemic.…
A Test That Predicts Life Expectancy, Mindset Practices for Overcoming Obstacles in Life, Why Aerobic Capacity is the Most Important Part of Fitness, & How to Eat Properly During the 2020 CrossFit Open Season
Oct 11, 2019 • 37 min
Danny discusses a mindset technique that world class divers use to overcome obstacles. He also explains how he knows so much about mobility, a simple way to find out how long you will live, and why aerobic capacity is the basis for all athletic…
Home Brew Coffee: Q&A with Owner of Rubel Roasting Coffee PJ Rubel on How to Make the Best Cup of Coffee at Home
Oct 9, 2019 • 9 min
Danny gives the founder of Rubel Roasting a Q&A regarding the best way to make coffee at home. PJ Rubel gives his expert advice on the following home brew topics: – French Press vs Pour Over – Difference between a blade and a burr grinder – Why you should…
The Current State of Nuclear Weapons, the Importance of Genetics in Athletic Potential, Why Being in a Caloric Deficit Results in a Flat Butt, & How the Rule of 10,000 Hours Applies to Pursuing Your Side Project
Oct 8, 2019 • 62 min
Danny explains why people in a calorie deficit typically have flat butts. Casey dives deep into why certain countries feel the need to flex their military muscles, and the scary reality of nuclear weapons. They also explore how important genetics play in…
Sex: Increase Frequency of Sex by Putting It In Your Calendar, Why Physical Intimacy Enhances Emotional Connectedness, & How to Manage Different Sex Drives
Oct 6, 2019 • 45 min
This episode is all about sex! Shannon and Danny discuss the strong correlation between physical intimacy and emotional connectedness. They also dive into when to start having sex during the initial courtship, how to manage two different sex drives…
2020 CrossFit Open: A Step by Step Guide on How to Train During, Use Visualization, and Perform at Your Best During the 2020 CrossFit Open Season
Oct 4, 2019 • 43 min
The 2020 CrossFit Open Season is less than a week away and all of your hard work will get put to the test. Often times, we forget how long the Open season is and how to navigate through it strategically. Danny has you covered with a very detailed guide on…
A Passion For Coffee, Shifting Perspective to Positivity, Turning Adversity Into Personal Growth, & the Benefits of the Squatty Potty w/Rubel Roasting Founder PJ Rubel
Oct 2, 2019 • 58 min
PJ Rubel is the founder and owner of Rubel Roasting Coffee. PJ shares the story of how he fell in love with coffee at age 12, and turned his passion for caffeine into a family owned business. He also talks about why the Squatty Potty is a necessity, how…
Why Religion Exists, What Happens When We Die, Are Aliens Real, The Science Behind Black Holes, & Does Penis Size Matter?
Oct 1, 2019 • 56 min
Casey and Danny discuss the importance of penis size, depending on the type of relationship you are in. They also dive into a ton of thought provoking topics regarding the existence of aliens, black holes, and what happens immediately upon death. Finally,…
Date Night: First Date Ideas, Why Date Nights Are Important, & How to Make it a Consistent Part of Your Life
Sep 29, 2019 • 36 min
Danny and Shannon talk about the importance of date nights, during all phases of your relationship. From the initial courtship, to the first few dates, and once you’re in a long term relationship, the intent behind a date is important. Danny and Shannon…
Breathing Tips for Better Sleep, How to Effectively Self Reflect, Ways to Reduce Screen Time, & Do Cortisone Shots Work?
Sep 27, 2019 • 33 min
Danny shares tips on how to use breathing techniques to help you fall asleep, perform better in the gym, and calm your nerves before an important event. He also talks about ways to cope with a frustrating day, why reflecting on progress is important, and…
Building a Brand From Scratch, Going Against The Norm, Good Parenting vs GREAT Parenting, & Why Kipping Ring Muscle Ups Are Bad For You w/Kung Fu Vampire
Sep 25, 2019 • 58 min
Kung Fu Vampire is an American rapper and vocalist who is the creative mind behind the Iron Crew Podcast’s intro music. Kung Fu talks about his time as an elite level gymnast, his thoughts on good parenting vs GREAT parenting, and how he built his…
The Benefits of Nootropics, the Philosophy of Mentorship, Getting Comfortable in Your Own Skin, & Overcoming Injuries in the Gym
Sep 24, 2019 • 32 min
Casey shares his experience with Nootropics, which are shown to improve cognitive function. Danny talks about how to approach setbacks with injuries in the gym, as well as, his recent experience helping a woman get over a mental barrier with running. They…
Relationship Values: The Mission Statement of Your Romantic Partnership and How to Discover Your Own
Sep 22, 2019 • 48 min
In the first 14 minutes, Danny and Shannon go down an impromptu rabbit hole on the perverted nature of their relationshp, the importance of playing the sport you love, and why die hard sport fans need to get a life. After their initial banter, they talk…
Visualization Tactics for Success, Maximizing Sleep, Lactic Acid Threshold Training, & Returning to the Gym After a Long Layoff
Sep 20, 2019 • 40 min
Danny calls himself out on hitting the “snooze” button, shares an amazing way to increase power output, and how to treat hand tears after a workout. He also explains a technique to help prevent waking up to go pee at night, why we all need to be running…
Embracing Hardship, Drug Addiction, Rock Star Status, & the Carnivore Diet w/Mark Herman
Sep 18, 2019 • 127 min
Mark Herman was the lead singer for a rock band called Insolence and is currently a marathon runner, martial artist, and body piercer. Mark has lived a life full of ups and downs, hardships and successes, and pivotal moments. Mark opens up about his…
The Importance of Unplugging, Why People Aren’t Thinking Anymore, and the Evolution of Sex Robots
Sep 17, 2019 • 42 min
Casey shares the lessons learned on his most recent camping getaway, where he was able to unplug from his busy life. Danny and Casey talk about why people are so distracted that they are unable to listen to their own thoughts. They also dive into the…
5 Love Languages - Understanding The Way You and Your Romantic Partner Need Love
Sep 15, 2019 • 37 min
Understanding the way you need love is step one in communicating to your partner how they can love you best. Danny and Shannon explain what the 5 love languages are, how you can find out which one you identify with, and how to better understand how your…
Fixing Chronic Low Back & Neck Pain, The “Snooze” Button is Training Your Brain for Failure, and Why Exercise is More Important Than Nutrition
Sep 13, 2019 • 41 min
Danny reflects on what he was doing on September 11, 2001 and reminds everyone to remember the survivors as much as the departed. He also talks about how to create small victories within each workout, how to convince yourself to become whatever you want.…
Stress Eating, Adrenal Fatigue, Managing Your Inner Monologue, & How Exercise can CAUSE Stress w/Susan Choi
Sep 11, 2019 • 54 min
Susan Choi is a stress management coach and host of the Stress Proof Podcast. She dives deep into what adrenal fatigue is, what causes it, how to identify it, and steps you can take to overcome it. Susan shares insight on why going to the gym may be…
Taking Ownership of Your Life, Modern Day Food is Poison, Practicing Positive Paranoia, & Was the Presidential Election Rigged?
Sep 10, 2019 • 59 min
Casey talks about how taking ownership of every single action has changed his life for the better. Danny talks about the value of practicing positive paranoia to achieve favorable results throughout your day. They both dive into the scary future of…
Couples Therapy: When to Seek Help, How to Initiate the Conversation With Your Partner, and Ways to Respond When Asked to Go
Sep 8, 2019 • 33 min
Shannon gets hit on at the dog park and Danny shares a way for women to let men down with class. Shannon and Danny talk openly about their first couples therapy session, the importance of regular therapy, and the reason they decided to seek out a…
Understanding Your Limitations, Fixing Shoulder Impingement, Handling a Gym Member with Excessive Body Odor, & is 11 Too Young to Get a Smart Phone?
Sep 6, 2019 • 37 min
Danny shares his foolproof way to make the woman in your life horny, how to be easy on yourself for not always setting personal records in the gym, and why knowing your limitations may be your greatest asset. He also discusses the importance of daily,…
Wodapalooza Qualifier Workout #5/#6 Strategy, Tips, & Advice for the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Athlete
Sep 5, 2019 • 10 min
If you’re planning on doing the 2020 Wodapalooza Online Qualifier Workouts #5 and #6, this short episode has pacing, lifting, and warm-up advice for all fitness levels. Here is where you can find each segment! :09 - Workout Description :52 - Advice for…
How to Quit Your Bull Shit 9-5 Job to Pursue Happiness, Why Social Media is Addicting, and the Importance of Unplugging from Technology w/Karon Hawkins
Sep 4, 2019 • 47 min
Karon Hawkins is a lifestyle, fitness, and nutrition coach who quit his desk job to pursue a career that makes him happy. Karon, aka Coach Kronic, drops a ton of knowledge on the importance of unplugging from technology, how to tell if you’re becoming…
Liquor Store Sex Pills, Erectile Dysfunction, Sex in Public, and Making Your Lover Feel Secure About Their Body
Sep 3, 2019 • 58 min
This episode is all about sex and is not for the feint of heart. Casey shares his liquor store sex pill experience, Danny talks about losing blood flow to his penis while using a cock ring, and they both share their most adventurous sexual experiences.…
Discussing Previous Relationships with Your Partner to Help You Grow Closer Together - Part 2
Sep 1, 2019 • 40 min
Ever feel insecure or jealous when hearing about your partners previous lovers? You aren’t alone. You are also missing out on a ton of opportunities to learn about your partner. By understanding what they have been through, what they like, and what they…
Preventing Burnout, Ways to Promote Self-Growth, Overcoming Moments of Mental Weakness, & How Long It Really Take to Form a Habit
Aug 30, 2019 • 31 min
Danny records while feeling a little under the weather and discusses his mentality when not feeling well. He also shares the history behind his own personal mantra “They’re only noodles Michael”, inspired the the 1980’s movie “The Lost Boys”. Danny…
Imposter Syndrome, Psychological Benefits of Physical Training, and the Difference Between Passion & Hobby w/Michael Ashford
Aug 28, 2019 • 55 min
Guest Interview! Michael Ashford is the founder of Fit Dad Fitness. He is also a father, husband, podcast host, personal trainer, and role model for all men. Michael opens up and shares his constant struggle with imposter syndrome and self doubt. He also…
How Partying Affects Mental & Physical Performance, The Psychology of Preparation, & Why Martial Arts is Humbling
Aug 27, 2019 • 52 min
Casey and Danny talk about their clubbing days and how it would take a valiant effort to go party hard now that they’re older. They talk how just one night of partying can affect your mood, behavior, training, and performance. They talk about how being…
Discussing Previous Relationships with Your Partner to Help You Grow Closer Together - Part 1
Aug 25, 2019 • 46 min
Ever feel insecure or jealous when hearing about your partners previous lovers? You aren’t alone, but you’re missing out. By understanding what they have been through, what they like, and what they don’t like, it only helps you grow and thrive together as…
Using Social Media as a Tool for Self Growth, the Psychology Behind Self Sabotage, & Finding Happiness by Reframing Perspective
Aug 23, 2019 • 37 min
Week That Was! Danny opens up about his personal life regarding the relationship with his daughter, the psychology behind why some people actually crave terrible circumstances, and how your inner voice can literally change the type of person you are. He…
How to Communicate Better with Your Romantic Partner & Challenge Each Other to Grow as a Couple w/Arielle Bloom and Gabe Yanez
Aug 21, 2019 • 44 min
Guest Interview! Gabe Yanez and Arielle Bloom are the co-founders of the West Coast Advantage. They are also romantic partners who spend practically every waking moment with each other. From work, to the gym, commuting together, co-hosting a podcast, and…
The Reason Gun Violence Exists, Coping Mechanisms After Failure, and the Id, Ego, & SuperEgo
Aug 20, 2019 • 54 min
Tuesday Takeover with Casey Colopy! Danny and Casey get into some deep topics regarding why gun violence exists, what to do with mass murderers, and how to cope with failure in life. They also break down the different levels of human consciousness, and…
Sunday with Shannon - DM Slides, Initial Attraction, & the First Date
Aug 18, 2019 • 38 min
Learn the story of how Danny and Shannon met in this hilarious story with multiple points of view. Hear all about what initially attracted these two together, their first date, and what they were thinking about each other during each phase of the…
Eliminating Procrastination, Forgiving Yourself, Giving Without Expectation, & Does CrossFit Bastardize Olympic Lifting?
Aug 16, 2019 • 46 min
Week That Was! Danny discusses ways to eliminate procrastination so you can squeeze the most out of your day, the double edged sword of being a perfectionist, and why giving without expectation is the key to happiness. He also talks about the importance…
Gut Health: How Certain Foods Can Cause Anxiety, Depression, and Disordered Sleep with Helene Kusman
Aug 14, 2019 • 40 min
Helene Kusman is a health and wellness blogger who focuses on healthy eating to improve quality of life. Helene discusses what gut health means and how it affects the human body. She also talks about how the foods that we eat not only affect you…
Tuesday Takeover - A Day in the Life of a Cop, Changing Careers, & Job Stress
Aug 13, 2019 • 62 min
Casey knocks it out of the ballpark in the first installment of Tuesday Takeover! Casey and Danny explain the back story behind the idea of the Tuesday Takeover. They learn a few things along the way as Danny continues to confuse the name of these…
One Year Anniversary Episode!
Aug 7, 2019 • 46 min
Happy One Year Anniversary to the Iron Crew Podcast! Danny rides solo in the final episode of the year as he reflects on where the podcast started and where it is headed. He also shares what to expect in the future, MORE WEEKLY EPISODES! The “Week That…
Greg Amundson | Between the Ears
Jul 31, 2019 • 80 min
Greg Amundson is a motivational speaker, author, mentor, and THE original CrossFit fire breather. Greg and Danny talk about the importance of following your passion, how physical training positively affects other aspects of your life, and what it was like…
Casey Colopy | Facing Fears
Jul 24, 2019 • 97 min
Casey Colopy is a photographer, videographer, and YouTuber who shares his fascinating life story. Casey talks openly about how the death of a close family member motivated him to leave his desk job to pursue his true passion, art! He also drops a ton of…
Gabe Yanez | Back to Basics
Jul 17, 2019 • 62 min
Gabe Yanez is a Level 3 CrossFit Coach, podcaster, and co-founder of the West Coast Advantage. Gabe is also an expert in the field of supplements and nutrition. He drops a ton of knowledge regarding which supplements are necessary, and which ones are a…
Dr. Shannon Chavez | Adult Play
Jul 10, 2019 • 73 min
Danny brings in Dr. Shannon Chavez, a Certified Sex Therapist. Dr. Chavez drops a ton of knowledge on how to get over internal shame surrounding sex, the importance of masturbation, and how to introduce your sexual fantasies to your partner. She then…
Arielle Bloom | Nutrition Advantage
Jul 3, 2019 • 77 min
Danny sits down with Arielle Bloom, nutrition coach and West Coast Advantage co-founder! Arielle shares her struggles with food and how she made the change to start eating healthy. Arielle then goes into the pros and cons of many popular diets, including…
Dr. Shannon Nash | Perspective & Happiness
Jun 26, 2019 • 78 min
Danny sits down with Dr. Shannon Nash, a clinical veterinarian and wellness blogger! Dr. Nash also happens to be Danny’s significant other and they answer listener questions while on a trip to New York. They dive into topics ranging from what a day in the…
Sean Cronan | Life Ready
Jun 19, 2019 • 87 min
Danny chats with Sean Cronan, founder and owner of Life Ready Foods! In a supplement world full of fillers, additives, and flat out crap, Sean is committed to providing clean ingredients in his products. Danny and Sean talk all about the current state of…
Stephanie Ganowski | Capable of Anything
Jun 12, 2019 • 84 min
Danny explores the mind of relationship coach Stephanie Ganowski! Stephanie drops a ton of insight on why loving yourself is the key to being able to love another person, how to get over the fear of approaching the opposite sex, and how to break the…
Michael Sugrue | Showing Emotion
Jun 5, 2019 • 81 min
Danny sits down with Michael Sugrue, a retired Police Sergeant and former US Air Force Captain. Michael shares his experience with Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), depression, and anxiety. He gives advice on ways to cope with work related stress, the…
Desheay Jenkins | Concrete Jungle
May 29, 2019 • 84 min
Danny has a fascinating conversation with Desheay Jenkins, a professional parkour athlete and parkour gym owner. Desheay divulges how a video game was the inspiration behind starting parkour, why mastering the basics is a necessity, and how he had to…
Marcus Filly | Peel Back the Layers
May 22, 2019 • 76 min
Danny linked up with Marcus Filly, the creator of functional bodybuilding and 6-time CrossFit Games competitor. Danny and Marcus talk all about what people really need out of their fitness program, what the most overused exercises are, and why he veered…
Jessica Rothenberg | Honor Your Future Self
May 15, 2019 • 85 min
Danny chats with Jessica Rothenberg, a health and wellness coach who specializes in reverse dieting by using a holistic approach. Danny and Jessica talk about the correlation between social media and anxiety, the pros and cons of training volume vs…
Andréa Topper | One Step at a Time
May 8, 2019 • 85 min
Danny is joined by professional storyteller Andréa Topper! Andréa is a writer, editor, and journalist who was an editor at the CrossFit Journal and of the popular book “Speal: A David and Goliath Story”. Andréa and Danny talk about her time working with…
Adam Saucedo | Life is a Performance
May 1, 2019 • 71 min
Danny sits down with Adam Saucedo, a mindset expert who comes from a sports psychology and mental performance background. We discuss the importance of practicing what you preach, how to seamlessly shift gears mentally throughout your day, and how…
Michael Cazayoux | Courage To Stand
Apr 24, 2019 • 70 min
Danny sits down with Michael Cazayoux from Brute Strength! Michael has spent countless hours on his own personal development and is committed to sharing his knowledge with the world. Danny and Michael talk about the importance of having multiple emotional…
Carl Paoli | Student of People
Apr 17, 2019 • 71 min
Danny gets a chance to sit down with movement specialist, gymnastics guru, and communication expert, Carl Paoli! Danny and Carl talk all things human movement, how to own your actions, and what makes Carl so great as an “in person” speaker. Carl also…
Sal Di Stefano | Growth Mindset
Apr 10, 2019 • 71 min
Sal Di Stefano, host of Mind Pump, joins Danny in this entertaining and insightful episode. Sal and Danny go down memory lane as they discuss some hilarious stories from their childhood, including the time Sal beat up a kid who was bullying Danny. Sal…
Dr. Jimmy Bagley | So Much To Learn
Apr 3, 2019 • 86 min
Dr. James Bagley is a is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Director of the Muscle Physiology Lab at San Francisco State University. With involvement in over 50 scientific articles, abstracts, and studies, Dr. Bagley is the go-to resource in the…
Danny Burde | Listener Questions
Mar 27, 2019 • 37 min
Danny spends this week solo as he gives gratitude for all of the people who have helped him along the way thus far. He also goes into what to expect in future episodes, gives his 2019 CrossFit Open recap, and how he has adjusted his training to improve…
David Parrottino | Kingsfield Fitness
Mar 20, 2019 • 53 min
Danny sits down with the owner and founder of Kingsfield Fitness, David Parrottino. After multiple hip surgeries from his hockey playing career, David has found the benefit of a holistic fitness routine. Implementing this into his daily life, David found…
Pat Barber | Self Awareness
Mar 13, 2019 • 85 min
As a coach, athlete, and OG in the CrossFit community, Pat Barber is a living legend. Danny and Pat talk all about life as they go down many rabbit holes on their upbringing, relationships, parenting, business, and fitness. When it is all said and done,…
Audrey Kay Ross | Battling Demons
Mar 6, 2019 • 81 min
2018 Miss Arkansas Figure Gold Medalist Audrey Kay Ross is a huge advocate for all things physical, psychological, and emotional health. Audrey opens up all of her vulnerabilities as we discuss coping mechanisms to help with depression and anxiety, common…
Jason Khalipa | Put in the Work
Feb 27, 2019 • 70 min
Danny and Jason go down memory lane in this insightful, inspiring, and information packed episode. Jason talks about the early years of grinding it out as a new gym owner, how to train for longevity as you age, and how to maximize time with your family.…
Cherisse Lunt | You Can Do Hard Things
Feb 20, 2019 • 84 min
In 2008, Cherisse Lunt’s newborn daughter, Lucy, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1. Doctors told Cherisse that her daughter wouldn’t make it past her first birthday. Over 10 years later, Lucy is attending public school as a 5th grader,…
Gina Hendrix | Bring Your A-Game
Feb 13, 2019 • 79 min
Danny gets to sit down with celebrity matchmaker Gina Hendrix in this special Valentine’s Day episode! With over 10 years of matchmaking experience, Gina drops a ton of knowledge on how to spark initial attraction, setting up an online dating profile,…
Dave Musgrave | Building Community
Feb 6, 2019 • 74 min
If you are involved in a community of any kind, this is an absolute must listen! Danny sits down with the owner of Croga CrossFit, Dave Musgrave. In this episode, we dive into how to build a strong community, retain members, and program for your average…
Adee Cazayoux | Mastering Monogamy
Jan 30, 2019 • 91 min
You will literally feel like a fly on the wall for this conversation between Danny and Adee Cazayoux. As the founder and CEO of Working Against Gravity, Adee is most known for her expertise in nutrition. It turns out she is also an expert in the field of…
Ashley Smith | Be True To You
Jan 23, 2019 • 83 min
Danny and Officer Ashley Smith will keep you fully entertained in this hilarious episode. They touch on how to thrive as a female in a male dominant profession, why being a robotic cop does not benefit you in dealing with suspects, and her no BS tips on…
PJ Rubel | The Power of Positivity
Jan 16, 2019 • 91 min
In this episode, Danny gets a heavy dose of caffeine and positivity when he sits down with owner and founder of Rubel Roasting Coffee. PJ Rubel shares how he turned his passion for coffee into his very own family business. They also talk about the squatty…
Making Home Brew Coffee | Rubel Roasting
Jan 16, 2019 • 9 min
Danny gives the founder of Rubel Roasting a Q&A regarding the best way to make coffee at home. PJ Rubel gives his expert advice on the following home brew topics: - French Press vs Pour Over - Difference between a blade and a burr grinder - Why you should…
Chris Detmering | Multiple Personalities
Jan 9, 2019 • 85 min
In this hilariously entertaining episode, Danny sits down with 3-time CrossFit Games competitor Chris Detmering. Chris shares his personal story about how he followed his dreams, his time training with the NorCal CrossFit team, and his training philosophy…
Kung Fu Vampire | Independent Hustle
Jan 2, 2019 • 86 min
Danny got the chance to sit down with the creative mind behind his intro music, Kung Fu Vampire! This was one hell of an interesting conversation. With topics ranging from KFV’s time spent as an elite level gymnast, his thoughts on good parents vs GREAT…
CrossFit: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
Dec 26, 2018 • 53 min
In the last episode before his first guest interview, Danny explores the awesome, and terrible things that CrossFit has to offer. Danny has a unique, honest, and realistic perspective on this topic since he is both a cynic and a professional CrossFit…
7 Romantic Relationships Everyone Should Experience
Dec 19, 2018 • 62 min
Danny shares many intimate experiences about his dating history. Whether you are single or currently in a relationship (new or old), his insight on romantic relationships will benefit everyone. Danny discusses everything from butt plugs and dildos, to why…
Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation
Dec 12, 2018 • 50 min
Danny dives into the pros and cons of intrinsic vs extrinsic motivators and which one is right for you. Also discussed is the attractiveness of groupies in the gamer community, the importance of an accountability parter, why he likes sad endings in…
Essential Supplements for Longevity
Dec 5, 2018 • 62 min
Danny discusses the best supplements for overall health and wellness. These may not be the sexiest supplements, but they are the most important for overall fitness! Danny also talks about his kids’ trick or treating experience, why certain things in life…
Qualities of a Great Leader
Nov 28, 2018 • 48 min
Danny goes into what qualities make a great leader. A must listen for all fitness instructors, personal trainers, coaches, and anyone who is in charge of leading a group. Other topics discussed are the psychology of getting people to push harder, how to…
Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own
Nov 21, 2018 • 54 min
Danny shares the 5 mobility tools that everyone should own, all for less than $120! He also goes over the 5 mindfullness practices that you will learn by prioritizing mobility every day. Learn how Danny and Shannon’s first Ikea trip went, how Danny’s son…
The Makings of a Difficult Workout
Nov 14, 2018 • 45 min
Ever look at a workout and think, “That’s it?” Only to be flat on the floor gasping for air after? Yea, me too. Danny shares his top 3 signs a workout will be difficult, what specific movements make a workout tough, and the top 3 most difficult workouts…
How to Improve Voice Delivery
Nov 7, 2018 • 18 min
In another impromptu episode, Danny shares how he has improved the delivery in his voice during coaching group classes. If you struggle with influx in your voice, presenting in a monotone voice, or being a bigger version of yourself, you NEED to listen to…
How to Entertain a Group Class
Nov 7, 2018 • 55 min
Danny goes into great detail on his favorite ways to entertain people in a group setting. As a professional CrossFit coach, Danny thrives off of being the source of knowledge, motivation, and entertainment. If you are a leader in any group setting, you…
How to be an Iron Crew Athlete
Oct 31, 2018 • 46 min
If you struggle with sleep or wake up at an early hour, this is a must listen. Danny drops a ton of knowledge on how to get the most out of your sleep. Learn how alcohol, caffeine, melatonin, blue light, and hydration affect sleep. Also learn about…
How to be an Iron Crew Kid
Oct 31, 2018 • 11 min
Calling all kids! Do you want to know how to be successful? Coach Danny gives you 5 ways to be an Iron Crew Kid! Parents, listen to this on your next drive and turn it up so the kids can hear. Coach Danny goes in to how kids can truly benefit from eating…
CrossFit History Lesson
Oct 24, 2018 • 48 min
Danny drops some serious knowledge on everything CrossFit related. How did workouts get named after girls, how to do Murph Rx’d, and what the heck is a pood? Hear about this and much more! Danny also goes into the science behind elevation masks, pre…
Hand Health for CrossFitters
Oct 17, 2018 • 45 min
Danny discusses his secrets to raising a healthy daughter, talks about his recent CrossFit L-2 Certification, and shares his passionate thoughts on when it is too early to put up holiday decorations. He also goes into detail about proper hand care for…
Bodybuilding Exercises for CrossFitters
Oct 10, 2018 • 43 min
Want to know what exercises you are lacking in your CrossFit routine? Danny helps break down and explain what bodybuilding exercises you should be doing to help increase your performance at your CrossFit gym. Danny also goes into the stress involved in…
Always Be Mobilizing
Oct 3, 2018 • 55 min
Feeling stiff, sore, and tight? Take back the range of motion you once had! In this episode, Danny shares with you how to stay limber throughout your day. This is a must listen for anyone who works behind a desk! Danny also dives into his personal life a…
Staying Fit as a First Responder
Sep 26, 2018 • 53 min
If you are a first responder of any kind, this is a must listen! As a former police officer, Danny knows a thing or two about what it’s like working long hours, staying up all night, and running around from call to call. Learn the 5 things Danny swore by…
How to Compete with Yourself
Sep 19, 2018 • 42 min
Crossfitters! Have a difficult time figuring out how well you should do on a workout you’ve never done? Learn how to analyze, disect, and crush your next workout! Then, learn when you should go Rx’d, scaled, or even Rx plus!