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Interview w/ Kendrick Farris and Aja Barto at the CrossFit Games

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This week on Barbell Shrugged we interview national champion weightlifter and 2-time olympian Kendrick Farris and 3-time CrossFit games athlete Aja Barto at the 2013 CrossFit games!


Farris’ Snatch & Time (1:04) Respect for Crossfit (2:12) Rows & Rower (2:50) American Open, 2016 Olympics (4:20) University Worlds, Farris’ Weight (5:42) Rich Senior & Trainer Bob, Rich in Weightlifting (6:58) Farris’ Numbers & Weight (8:23) Pancakes & Pancake Eating Contest (10:25) Farris’ Workshops (12:36) Farris’ Strength & Muscle Gain Advice (15:04) Progenex Commercial (17:09) Technique WOD (18:08) Aja Barto, Keeping Zen (27:35) Focusing on Your Own Success (29:17) Barto Listening to Barbell Shrugged (29:50) Barto Reaching Out to Justin Thacker (31:16) Barto Before Crossfit & Finding Crossfit (32:25) Barto Starting to Compete in Crossfit (33:34) Barto’s Strength & Muscle Gain Advice (34:37)


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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