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t’s Deeper Than Training Partners and How to Feed Lauren Fischer and Rasmus Wisbech Anderson for the CrossFit Games w/ , Anders Varner, and Doug Larson — Barbell Shrugged #415

Jenn Ryan is a 13 year CrossFit athlete that has qualified for the CrossFit Games 5 times in the last 3 years. She is a NASN Liscened Sports Nutritionist, providing nutrition coaching to top CrossFit Games athletes including Lauren Fischer, Rasmus Wisbech, is the lead nutritionist for CrossFit Invictus, and owns her own nutrition consulting company.

In this episode, the Shrugged discusses Jenn Ryan and Anders’ relationship over the last decade, how it has transformed, growing into a CrossFit Games Athlete, and how to build a relationship with food for elite athletes and people trying to live a healthier life.

Minute Breakdown:

1-10 Step aerobics to competitive CrossFit Games athlete

11-20 How do you transition out of owning a gym and the relationships involved

21-30 What is it like competing and training at CrossFit Invictus

31-40 Do people care that you are a great athlete?

41-50 More food and more movement

51-60 Building a nutrition business from the ground up

61-70 – Scaling a nutrition program across an entire gym

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Anders Varner on Instagram

Doug Larson on Instagram



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1 comment

  • As a former gym owner of a 300+ member gym who sold almost exactly one year ago, Minutes 20-24 are the most real and accurate representation of the experience I’ve ever heard.

    Thank you for nailing that transition on the head. It was the hardest and best thing I’ve ever done. I think we need a support group 🙂

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