154 episodes

Coaches David Syvertsen and Dr. Sam Rhee discuss all things CrossFit, health, fitness.

The HERD FIT David Syvertsen and Sam Rhee

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Coaches David Syvertsen and Dr. Sam Rhee discuss all things CrossFit, health, fitness.

    S05E153 - Pushing Limits: Joe Pierro's Journey to the CrossFit Semifinals and Beyond

    S05E153 - Pushing Limits: Joe Pierro's Journey to the CrossFit Semifinals and Beyond

    Ever wondered what it takes to reach the pinnacle of CrossFit competition? Join coach David Syvertsen @davesy85 featuring a compelling conversation with Joe Pierro @jersey_jp, a North America East 2024 Semifinalist. Joe's journey from battling an injury during the CrossFit Open to securing a spot in the semifinals is nothing short of inspirational. We dive deep into the pressures and anxieties that come with competing at such a high level and the emotional rollercoaster of performing on the g...

    • 53 min
    S05E152: Maintaining Fitness Through Pregnancy with Tara Porfido: What All CrossFitters Can Learn

    S05E152: Maintaining Fitness Through Pregnancy with Tara Porfido: What All CrossFitters Can Learn

    Can you maintain peak physical fitness while navigating pregnancy and motherhood? Join us in this inspiring episode of the HerdFit Podcast with coaches David Syvertsen @davesy85 and Sam Rhee @bergencosmetic as we welcome our special guest, Tara Porfido. From discovering CrossFit in a college club to finding her community at a gym during grad school,Tara's commitment to her workouts, even through her recent pregnancy, highlights her exceptional attitude and consistency.From the standard s...

    • 39 min
    S05E151 - Saluting the Fallen: Fitness and Resilience with Dave's Brother Mike

    S05E151 - Saluting the Fallen: Fitness and Resilience with Dave's Brother Mike

    As the grueling Murph challenge of Hero Week is upon us, Dave's brother, Mike, joins us to share invaluable insights from his 20 years in the Army. This isn't just about physical strength; it's a profound journey through the sacrifices and mental resilience crafted in the crucible of military training and the camaraderie of CrossFit. Mike's narrative weaves together the ethos of these two worlds, shedding light on how they foster not only a robust physique but also fortify the mind and spirit...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    S05E150 Harmonizing CrossFit's Competitive Future: Leadership, Communication, and Judging

    S05E150 Harmonizing CrossFit's Competitive Future: Leadership, Communication, and Judging

    S05E150 Harmonizing CrossFit's Competitive Future: Leadership, Communication, and JudgingAre the voices of CrossFit's leaders striking the right chord with the community, or is it time for a tune-up? Coaches David Syvertsen @davesy85 and Sam Rhee @bergencosmetic have a no-holds-barred discussion on the leadership symphony—or cacophony—that's shaping the future of CrossFit. We're not just spectators; we're embedded in the trenches as consumers, affiliate managers, coaches, and athletes. Prepar...

    • 40 min
    S05E149 - The Pressures of Pursuing Competitive CrossFit with Guest Amy Edelman

    S05E149 - The Pressures of Pursuing Competitive CrossFit with Guest Amy Edelman

    As Mother's Day rolls around, we embrace the spirit of motherhood and athleticism by bringing you a heartfelt conversation with Amy Edelman, a CrossFit competitor whose strength extends beyond the gym. Balancing the demands of life with the rigors of CrossFit competition. Her candid revelations about the pressures of maintaining peak performance while trying to achieve life balance will resonate with all of us.This episode peels back the curtain on the often unseen struggles that come with th...

    • 39 min
    S05E148 - CrossFit Quarterfinals 2024 Recap with Guest Mindy MacDonald

    S05E148 - CrossFit Quarterfinals 2024 Recap with Guest Mindy MacDonald

    The CrossFit Quarterfinals 2024 are now complete, but we are just getting started! Coaches David Syvertsen @davesy85 and Sam Rhee @bergencosmetic recap the Quarterfinals with guest and Bison athlete Mindy MacDonald @mindymacd where we wade into the deep end right away with the latest video standards controversy and engage in a candid discussion about maintaining the integrity of the sport—whether it's facing the scrutiny of a video review or owning up to each rep—emphasizing the vital r...

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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Great Podcast

Short and helpful. Good for all levels—applicable to more than just CrossFit.

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