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Linchpin Conversations is a podcast covering health, fitness, personal development and random musings regarding life.

Linchpin Conversations Pat Sherwood

    • Fitness

Linchpin Conversations is a podcast covering health, fitness, personal development and random musings regarding life.

    Respect the HEAVY DAYS!

    Respect the HEAVY DAYS!

    Common questions regarding Heavy Days are answered, such as: 1. How to warm-up
    2. How to pick the right loading
    3. Rest periods
    4. Missed lifts
    5. Going for a new PR
    and much more...

    • 27 min
    "Ask Me Anything" 10.15.2020

    "Ask Me Anything" 10.15.2020

    Questions/topics from the Linchpin community answered were:
    1. How to get better at Overhead Squats
    2. Am I fitter now compared to when I competed at the 2009 CrossFit Games?
    3. Is it important to compete in CrossFit through the Open, local comps, etc?
    4. How have my fitness goals evolved over the years?
    5. What to replace shuttle runs with during the winter
    6. When is it acceptable to do strict movements in a workout?
    And much more...

    • 47 min
    "If the workout is less than 10 minutes, what do you do with the rest of the time?"

    "If the workout is less than 10 minutes, what do you do with the rest of the time?"

    This was a real question from a new athlete unfamiliar with CrossFit. It is a common question and one that is critical to understand if you are to have a long, happy and healthy experience with CrossFit training.

    • 23 min
    "Ask Me Anything" 10.08.2020

    "Ask Me Anything" 10.08.2020

    Questions/topics from the Linchpin community answered were:
    1. What are the benefits of a half-marathon row? Should you do it?
    2. Should scaling/modifying workouts happen with respect to certain "goal times"?       
    3. CrossFit Linchpin vs. Linchpin Athletics
    4. Pros and Cons of various workout/rest day schedules
    5. Adding in other activities such as cycling, running, sport, lifting, etc
    6. Homemade ice cream.
    And much more....

    • 48 min
    An interview with the owner of CrossFit Undone.

    An interview with the owner of CrossFit Undone.

    An interview with Eric, the owner of CrossFit Undone. We discuss how Covid-19 has affected his gym and what they did while being shut down. Eric has held other occupations, but nothing makes him happier than being a gym owner. He talks about why he chose to use the CF Linchpin private track for programming at his gym. He also offers some advice to new gym owners.

    • 19 min
    "Ask Me Anything" 10.01.2020

    "Ask Me Anything" 10.01.2020

    Questions/topics from the Linchpin community answered were:
    1. How will I effective manage Linchpin as it continues to grow?
    2. How to approach Heavy Days.
    3. How to improve form/technique when training alone.
    4. The best way to cook a steak.
    5. How to get better at wall ball shots.
    6. How/when to incorporate ski ergs & less common equipment And much more....

    • 46 min

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