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Supplements, Belts, Straps, opening a CrossFit gym – Justin Metts – Episode 18

Justin Metts of Rotary Strength & Conditioning drops in for a discussion. We cover opening a gym, growing membership, supplements, the multi-level-marketing (MLM) industry and gear used for lifting.


Crossfit Eastern Shore (0:50)
Overcoming the Threshold (3:23)
Justin’s Transition (5:50)
The Gyms Progression (6:38)
Justin’s Other Job, Supplements (9:44)
Plant Fertilizer (11:58)
Supplements Justin Takes (14:06)
Vegetable Juice (15:01)
Supplement Ingredients & Sale Tactics (22:10)
Supplements for Certain Workouts (27:14)
Creatines Good Benefits (29:03)
Now Sports Supplements (31:13)
Beta Alanine (32:35)
Back From Break (37:00)
Multilevel Marketing & Supplements (37:47)
Knee Sleeves, Wrist Wraps & Belts (43:17)
Squatting (49:01)
Strength Seminar, Max’s Squats (53:33)
Belts (57:31)
Straps (1:00:53)


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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