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Hanging with CrossFit Games Champion Rich Froning at CrossFit Mayhem – Barbell Shrugged Podcast EP 38

We traveled to CrossFit Mayhem in Cookeville, TN to spend a day with the two-time CrossFit Games Champion, and reigning fittest man in the world Rich Froning. Guns, CrossFit, and more! Don’t miss this episode of the Barbell Shrugged podcast!

Check out Hanging with CrossFit Games Champion Rich Froning at CrossFit Mayhem


Cookeville with Rich (0:01)

Road Trip & Guns (0:42)
Intro (2:13)
Rich Traveling for Q&A (3:25)
Rich’s Training with Darren (5:24)
6-8 Week Program, Wikipedia (7:29)
Avoiding Injury (9:12)
Rich’s Conditioning (11:13)
Logging Workouts, WODifie (11:53)
Rich’s Workout Future (14:57)
Prius Adventure (15:34)
Weightlifting Competitions (16:31)
Rich Froning’s Coach (17:31)
Technique WOD (18:36)
Adventure to Crossfit Mayhem (25:13)
Town of Cookeville (26:31)
Cookeville Crossfit/Mayhem History (27:58)
Smaller Workout Room (31:30)
Rogue Equipment & Prep for Installation (31:50)
Rogue Equipment & Setup (34:11)
Dan Bailey (39:03)
Strong Man (39:30)
Rich as a Celebrity (41:34)
Rich Froning’s Wife (43:23)
Simple Strength (45:06)
Cont’ Rich Froning’s Wife (45:44)
Guitar Hero (49:21)
Doug Can’t Whistle (50:27)
Impressing Rich’s Wife (51:12)
Gymnastics/Trampoline/Injuries (52:29)
WODifie (56:50)
Ideas & Rowing (57:44)
Crossfit.com (59:42)
Random Fact (1:00:44)


Chris Moore is a writer, recovering meathead, fledgling raconteur and rabid imbiber. He's also cohost and resident potty mouth on Barbell Shrugged, a weekly podcast devoted to Crossfit, strength, fitness and all things brash. His experience is drawn from over twenty-years spent training for and competing in American Football, Powerlifting, a bit of strongman and a dash of mixed martial arts. Also, it's possible that he's had one too many cups of coffee. A caffeine fever is a hell of a thing, you know?

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