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Opening a CrossFit Gym w/ Robby Fromin – Episode Six

The Barbell Shrugged crew is joined by new CrossFit gym owner Robby Fromin to discuss what goes into opening the new business and other nonsensical things.

Internet (0:32)
Intro (2:41)
Good Posture, Circulation (3:13)
Yolo (5:52)
Back to Good Posture (8:02)
Difficulty Squatting for Non-Crossfitters (12:20)
James’ Crossfit Experience (13:23)
Robby’s Weight Gain & Training Experience (14:16)
Crossfit Chickasaw (17:09)
Back to Robby’s Weight Gain (18:37)
Chris’s Weight Gaining Shake & Diet (19:35)
People’s Perceptions of Diet & Weight Loss (24:57)
Opening Crossfit Chickasaw (30:46)
Yoga, Negative Effects on Mobility for Crossfitters (32:09)
Training Hard to Use Most Energy (34:51)
Rich Froning & Crossfit Celebrities (37:11)
Listener Question 1 (39:36)
Robby’s Backyard Gym & Crossfit Experience (42:58)
Back to Listeners Question (48:03)
Fundamentals Class Faction & HQ Marketing (54:28)
Michelle Kinney Lifting (57:52)
Tosh.0 Kadafi (1:00:03)
Monthly Crossfit Workouts (1:00:44)
Listeners Question 2: Paleo Diet (1:02:05)
Small Market for College Students (1:04:38)
Maximum Results (1:06:32)
Why Most College Students Don’t Crossfit (1:07:47)
Questions from Von: Grains (1:09:19)
One Dimension Training: Running (1:12:49)
Question: Training for Young Children (1:15:50)
Efficiently Training & Performing (1:18:00)
Back to Listeners Question (1:20:18)
Specialized Training (1:21:15)
Slow Progression (1:28:23)
Canceling Your Cable (1:31:00)
Arnold Sports Festival (1:32:16)
US Weightlifting in Olympics (1:36:47)


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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