Russ Green is the Director of Government Relations and Research at CrossFit, Inc
His tenure at CrossFit started at the original CrossFit gym in Santa Cruz, CA where he admits he did not get along or care for Greg Glassman. He stuck around, continued to grow, and is now spearheading CrossFit’s defense against some the largest companies in the world in CrossFit’s efforts to raise awareness for health, longevity, and the benefits of functional fitness.
In this episode, the Shrugged crew digs deep in to the current state of CrossFit, Greene’s history with the company, moments where the company was under attack, and the future was uncertain.
1-10 What is the Director of Government Relations for CrossFit
11-20 Getting a luck break to work at CrossFit
21-30 is CrossFit the best methodology for training with all the new methodologies
31-40 Controversies in the CrossFit Community
41-50 Legally, what is CrossFit and battling for the trademark
51-60 The Russels and the final chapter of Russ Berger
61-70 Coaching is a different skill and is learned through doing
71- 80 Is CrossFit the Games or for old people
81-90 Why NSCA is confirmed to be lying about CrossFit
ONE TON CHALLENGE
Find your 1rm in the snatch, clean, jerk, squat, dead, bench.
Add them up to find your One Ton Total.
The goal is 2,000 pounds for men and 1,200 for women.
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