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October 29, 2018  

Lorna Heyes , Owner of CrossFit West Dublin & Ireland’s First CrossFit Level 3 Trainer

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Episode #39

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Lorna Heyes ,

Owner of CrossFit West Dublin

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Ireland's First CrossFit Level 3 Trainer

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Welcome back folks to Episode 39 where i am joined by the awesome Lorna Heyes of CrossFit West Dublin. 

Lorna has been a consistent positive presence in the Irish CrossFit Community over the years and has recently joined a very special group of top class coaches by attaining the CrossFit Level 3 Trainer Qualification. 

In this episode i got a chance to chat to her about a nice array of topics so hope you guys all enjoy the show. 

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics 

- Lorna's background and how she got into coaching.

- Her thoughts on the CrossFit Level 2 & 3 and how valuable they are to improve you as a coach. 

- Her preparation strategy for the Level 3 Exam 

- Her thoughts on how she has gained vital feedback from more focused Coaching development for herself and her newer coaches. 

- Her work with Corporate wellness clients 

- Her ethos of People First Fitness which has been paying massive dividends in her members progress.

- The CrossFit West Dublin "CrossFit Passport"  which has been a brilliant addition to help introduce people to their gym.

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To find out more about Lorna and some of the great work she and her affiliate does

 check out some of the links below.  

CrossFit West Dublin Website

http://www.crossfitwestdublin.com/

Lorna's Instagram 

https://www.instagram.com/lorna_cfwd/

 

Total Wellness Website

http://totalwellness.ie/

 

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It was awesome to chat to you Lorna and thank you so much for taking the time to join me for a great chat.

Looking forward to putting lots of those ideas into practice! 

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach  

October 26, 2018  

Andrea Hudy , Nationally acclaimed Sports Performance Coach for the NCAA Champion Kansas Jayhawks and author of Power Positions.

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Episode #38

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Andrea Hudy , 

Nationally acclaimed Sports Performance Coach for the NCAA Champion Kansas Jayhawks and author of Power Positions.

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For this episode i had the absolute pleasure of talking to the brilliant Andrea Hudy who has over the past number of years enjoyed spectacular success with University of Kansas Men's and Women's Basketball Teams. 

Andrea is a superb example of not only being a brilliant technical coach but also one who has the ability to create an amazing training culture with the teams that she works with.   

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics 

-  Her background and how she got into Coaching  .

 - Building a positive training environment through Humility and Work ethic .

 - How she uses a global movement mentality to ensure that her athletes are fully prepared for the game .

- Developing Courage through Failure and refinement .

- The importance of Longevity oriented training to build the whole athlete. 

- Routine, Intent and Minimum Dosage Maximum Return .

-  The value of a scientific approach to Pre-Season which can help prime athletes positively for the upcoming season.

-  Some of her favourite Coaches  .

- An unbelievable athlete she is currently inspired by. 

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To find out more about Andrea and some of the great work she does

 check out some of the links below.  

Andrea's Website

http://andreahudy.com/

Andrea's Instagram 

https://www.instagram.com/a_hudy/?hl=en

University of Kansas Jayhawks Website

https://kuathletics.com/index.aspx

Power Positions BOOK

Power Positions: Championship Prescriptions for Ultimate Sports Performance Kindle Edition

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It was awesome to chat to such an amazing coach in Andrea so thanks to her for taking the  to join me for what i hope is a fun chat that you guys and girls will enjoy. 

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach  

October 23, 2018  

Darren Ellis, Owner Of CrossFit New Zealand & Nutrition Specialist with The Training Plan

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Episode #37

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Darren Ellis , 

Owner Of CrossFit New Zealand

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Nutrition Specialist with The Training Plan 

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In this episode i had the pleasure of chatting to Darren about his experience working with the highest level CrossFit athletes as well as how his common sense approach to training and Nutrition has helped improve a huge number of peoples lives .

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Darren discovered CrossFit in 2007 and after initially being a bit uncertain about it as a training methodology became the first CrossFit affiliate in New Zealand soon after and has been a strong presence on the global CrossFit scene ever since both as an athlete and a well respected Coach. 

Darren also collaborates with Jami Tikkanen (coach of Annie Thorisdottir) on The Training Plan, creating online CrossFit programming and lifestyle hacks for athletes as their Masters Coach and Nutrition Specialist.

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In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics 

-  The white belt mentality  .

 - CrossFit Health and why it is a great change of direction for all of us.

 -Training Volume, Complexity and Overall Intensity and the value of adjustment of these to improve overall fitness .

 - Secret agent style tactics for making the more challenging areas of training accessable for people .       

- Longevity in CrossFit and training in general.

- Strategies for building and maintaining a strong culture in a gym . 

- His thoughts on how leveled programming can be beneficial in a gym to ensure everyone can make consistent sustainable progress.

- Simple Nutrition strategies for both general Fitness and Sport.  

-  Th importance of training for the Unknown and Unknowable .

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To find out more about Darren, CrossFit NZ and The Training Plan 

check out below where to find more details.  

CrossFit NZ Website

http://www.crossfitnz.co.nz/

Darren's Instagram 

https://www.instagram.com/darrenellis75/

The Training Plan Website

https://thetrainingplan.co/

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It was great to chat to Darren about some really interesting topics so thanks a million for joining me mate and long may the good work continue.  

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach