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Chasing Excellence


Jul 5, 2022

Your questions return this week! Weโ€™re talking about visualizing failure vs success, talking with kids about hard work, bench presses, knowing when to quit, and a bunch more.

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Question About:

01:50 - Making sure our professional ladder is up against the right wall.

07:30 - Knowing if quitting something is the right move.

09:40 - Ensuring fitness is a priority when work is overwhelming.

13:20 - Why CrossFit doesnโ€™t include more bench pressing.

15:18 - Passing judgement on someoneโ€™s love of the gym.

19:35 - Visualizing failure vs success.

22:30 - Understanding strength endurance.

25:20 - Being competitive in CrossFit as an ectomorph.

26:45 - Helpful cues & phrases for coaching a longer metcon.

29:25 - Using tone to avoid complaining.

30:20 - Talking with kids about hard work.

33:00 - Building a positive environment from scratch.

34:45 - Doing everything at a gym vs starting my own gym.

40:00 - Encouraging kids to have a curious competitor mindset.

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About Us:

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Ben Bergeron is a best-selling author, coach to 7 CrossFit Games champions, and founder of CompTrain.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Patrick Cummings is a long-time CrossFitter, podcaster, and creator of Functional Branding.

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About Us:

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Ben Bergeron is a best-selling author, coach to 7 CrossFit Games champions, and founder of CompTrain.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Patrick Cummings is a long-time CrossFitter, podcaster, and creator of Functional Branding.