Shrugged Collective

Is Getting Too Much Intensity or Volume Hurting Your CrossFit WOD? – EPISODE 44



Intro, Mike McG (0:46) Shout Out to Listeners (1:20) Simple Strength (2:37) Garage Games (3:25) Mike McG’s High Volume Work (5:57) Define Volume (7:45) Volume Increase In Competitions (9:13) Strength Before Volume & Recovery (10:25) Sleep (12:34) Intensity Correlated to Volume (14:11) Training Volume Load (15:31) Heavy Loads, Adapting (16:47) Alternating Intensity & Volume Training (18:58) Percentages/Rx (23:58) Take Your Time With Volume (25:42) Music & Recovery, Turn Off Intensity (27:09) Stay Calm, Relax (31:57) Practice Competing, Zen Moment (35:54) Intensity for Conditioning (37:08) Good & Bad Days, Percentage (40:25) Heart Rate Percentage (43:11) Technique WOD (45:38) Barbell Shrugged T-Shirts (53:32) Interval Training, Overload (54:54) Adaptation vs. Exhaustion (56:25) Two Types of Intervals (58:20) Mike McG’s Percentages/Intervals (58:55) Intense Strength Interval Training (1:02:32)


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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