Ask Me Anything on the Past, Present, and Future of CrossFit w/ Director of Government Relations and Research at CrossFit, Inc. Russ Grenne, Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Greg Pitts — Barbell Shrugg

08.14.2019 - By Barbell Shrugged

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Russ Green is the Director of Government Relations and Research at CrossFit, Inc. His tenure at CrossFit started at the original CrossFit gym in Santa Cruz, CA where he admits he did not get along or care for Greg Glassman. He stuck around, continued to grow, and is now spearheading CrossFit’s defense against some the largest companies in the world in CrossFit’s efforts to raise awareness for health, longevity, and the benefits of functional fitness.   In this episode, the Shrugged crew digs deep in to the current state of CrossFit, Greene’s history with the company, moments where the company was under attack, and the future was uncertain.   Minute Breakdown:   1-10 What is the Director of Government Relations for CrossFit 11-20 Getting a luck break to work at CrossFit 21-30 is CrossFit the best methodology for training with all the new methodologies 31-40 Controversies in the CrossFit Community 41-50 Legally, what is CrossFit and battling for the trademark 51-60 The Russels and the final chapter of Russ Berger 61-70 Coaching is a different skill and is learned through doing 71- 80 Is CrossFit the Games or for old people 81-90 Why NSCA is confirmed to be lying about CrossFit   Connect with Russ Greene   Anders Varner on Instagram   Doug Larson on Instagram   Greg Pitts on Instagram -------------------------------------------- Please Support Our Sponsors   Savage Barbell Apparel - Save 25% on your first order using the code “SHRUGGED”   Organifi - Save 20% using code: “Shrugged” at   WHOOP - Save $30 on 12 or 18 month membership plan using code “SHRUGGED” at checkout ------------------------------------------- One Ton Challenge    Registration is LIVE now   Find your 1rm in the snatch, clean, jerk, squat, dead, bench.    Add them up to find your One Ton Total.    The goal is 2,000 pounds for men and 1,200 for women.    “What is the One Ton Challenge”   “How Strong is Strong Enough”   “How do I Start the One Ton Challenge” ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Show notes at: -----------------------------------------------------------------------   ► Subscribe to Barbell Shrugged's Channel Here ► Subscribe to Shrugged Collective's Channel Here

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