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Mental Health, Podcast

Domestic Violence, Cycle of Abuse, & How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 102

This episode is about identifying the signs of the "Cycle of Abuse" and how to get help.

Nutrition

A Simple Way to Eat Healthy with the Iron Crew Nutrition Pyramid

Avoid "yo-yo" dieting using these sustainable, realistic, & practical ways to eat healthy forever.

CrossFit

Get Your First Handstand Push Up With This 12 Week Progression

Learn how to safely and efficiently progress from a Headstand Hold to strict & kipping Handstand Push Ups in just 12 weeks.

Podcast

The Iron Crew Food Pyramid, Micronutrients vs Micronutrients, the Healthiest Pre-Workout, & More – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 101

This podcast episode is all about nutrition! Supplements, macros/micros, and a realistic Food Pyramid.

Nutrition

FREE 31 Page Nutrition Guide

This FREE nutrition guide simplifies your food intake for a sustainable & realistic weight loss.

Exercise

FREE 3-Day Sample Workout Program

Learn about the fitness principles behind Iron Crew Athletics Programming.

Podcast

How to Develop Handstand Push Up Strength, Best Substitute for Rowing, the Best Hamstring Exercise You Aren’t Doing, & MORE – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 100

This episode discusses fitness tips, COVID19 updates, and other current events.

Podcast

Best Ways to Strengthen Your Core, Importance of Meal Timing, and the Difference Between Mobility & Flexibility – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 99

In this podcast, Danny answers listener questions and weighs in on the circumstances surrounding the death of Breonna Taylor.

Podcast

A Case For Cops: Understanding Racial Vs Criminal Profiling, Excessive Vs Justified Force, & Why Cops Aren’t Well Prepared for a Fight

This podcast episode helps the general public understand why police officers behave the way they do.

Podcast

The Dark Side of Law Enforcement: Racism, Sexism, Police Brutality, & Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Coach Danny shares the injustices he saw during his 10 year career as a police officer.

Podcast

New Podcast! Tips to Stop Overeating, Fix Low Back Pain, and MORE!

This episode answers listener questions and discusses why defining your "why" results in better success.

CrossFit

5 Bodybuilding Exercises All CrossFitters Should Do

Learn the top bodybuilding exercises to help improve CrossFit performance.

Podcast

New Podcast! Best Plantar Fasciitis Stretch, What are “Net Carbs”, and MORE!

This podcast discusses Plantar Fasciitis stretches, how to train for "Murph", what are net carbs, and how to avoid boredom while running.

Exercise

Groiners vs Mt. Climbers – What is the Difference & How to Do Them Properly

This article clarifies the difference between Mt. Climbers & Groiners, and explains how to perform them properly.

Podcast

Podcast Episode 94 – The Efficacy of Intermittent Fasting, How Often You Should be Exercising, & MORE!

This podcast episode is about understanding intermittent fasting, how to know when to increase weight on your lifts, and how often you should be exercising.

Exercise

How to do Push Ups the RIGHT WAY

This is a tutorial on how to perform Push Ups Properly, including common faults and coaching cues.

Podcast

Iron Crew Podcast Episode 93 – How to Prevent “Runners Knee” & MORE

This podcast episode is about how to properly do a Burpee, preventing "runners knee", and how to build size & strength with minimal equipment.

Exercise

Beginner Push Ups Part 2 – The Best Way to Build Upper Body Strength for Beginners

This article breaks down how to perform modified Push Ups for those who cannot do Push Ups with their knees off the floor.

Exercise

30 Days of Premier Home Workout Programming – A PDF Download

This 65 page guide is a compilation of 30 high intensity workouts designed to do at home, with minimal equipment.

Podcast

How to Naturally Improve Growth Hormone Production & Why Your Dr. Doesn’t Approve of CrossFit – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 92

This podcast covers how to optimize your rest day, how to naturally raise your growth hormone, and is CrossFit bad for you?

Exercise

Beginner Push Ups Part 1 – How to Start When You Can’t Do Any

This is a tutorial for a beginner push up variation for someone who cannot do a single push up.

Podcast

Best Way to Lose Fat & Build Muscle, Mental Preparation for Workouts, How to become an “Intuitive Exerciser”, & What is the Best Upper Body Lift? – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 91

This podcast is about how to lose weight while gaining muscle, how insulin affects weight gain, and what the best upper body weightlifting exercise is.

Exercise

Improve Knee, Hip, Foot, & Ankle Stability with this Simple Corrective Exercise

This simple exercise will help with knee, ankle, foot, and hip pain. Also help correct muscular imbalance in the knee.

Exercise

Eliminate Neck Pain & Fix Shoulder Imbalances with This Simple Exercise

Learn how to fix neck, upper back, and shoulder pain with this easy series of exercises.

Podcast

Iron Crew Podcast Episode 90 – Surviving as a Couple During COVID-19

Podcast episode about how to manage being in a relationship during COVID-19 shelter in place. Including how to create physical and emotional space.

Sunday With Shannon

Emotional Loss During COVID-19 Shelter in Place, Creating a New Normalcy, Staying on Top of Your Routine, & Recalibrating Your Circadian Rhythm for a Better Nights Sleep – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 89

This podcast episode is about the emotional loss surrounding COVID-19, how to get better sleep by recalibrating your circadian rhythm, and creating a new norm.

Exercise

7 Bodyweight-Only Workouts

This article provides 7 simple workouts that you can perform at home, with no equipment, regardless of ability level.

Sunday With Shannon

COVID 19’s Effect on Your Romantic Relationship: How to Maintain Individuality, Stay Physically Active, and Continue to Grow During Shelter in Place

This podcast is about how to thrive in a romantic relationship during the COVID 19 epidemic.

Week That Was

2020 CrossFit Open: A Step by Step Guide on How to Train During, Use Visualization, and Perform at Your Best During the 2020 CrossFit Open Season – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 83

The 2020 CrossFit Open Season is less than a week away and all of your hard work will get put to the test.  Often times, we forget how long the Open season is and how to navigate through it strategically.  Danny has you covered with a very detailed guide on how to approach each day… Continue reading 2020 CrossFit Open: A Step by Step Guide on How to Train During, Use Visualization, and Perform at Your Best During the 2020 CrossFit Open Season – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 83

Guest Interviews

Building a Brand From Scratch, Going Against The Norm, Good Parenting vs GREAT Parenting, & Why Kipping Ring Muscle Ups Are Bad For You w/Kung Fu Vampire – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 78

Kung Fu Vampire is an American rapper and vocalist who is the creative mind behind the Iron Crew Podcast’s intro music.  Kung Fu talks about his time as an elite level gymnast, his thoughts on good parenting vs GREAT parenting, and how he built his personal brand from scratch. Let me know what you think… Continue reading Building a Brand From Scratch, Going Against The Norm, Good Parenting vs GREAT Parenting, & Why Kipping Ring Muscle Ups Are Bad For You w/Kung Fu Vampire – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 78

Tuesday Takeover

The Benefits of Nootropics, the Philosophy of Mentorship, Getting Comfortable in Your Own Skin, & Overcoming Injuries in the Gym – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 77

Tuesday Takeover with Casey Colopy! Casey shares his experience with Nootropics, which are shown to improve cognitive function.  Danny talks about how to approach setbacks with injuries in the gym, as well as, his recent experience helping a woman get over a mental barrier with running.  They also discuss how to become more confident and… Continue reading The Benefits of Nootropics, the Philosophy of Mentorship, Getting Comfortable in Your Own Skin, & Overcoming Injuries in the Gym – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 77

Sunday With Shannon

Relationship Values: The Mission Statement of Your Romantic Partnership and How to Discover Your Own – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 76

This episode is about establishing the core values with your romantic parter so that both of your personal and relationship needs are met.

Week That Was

Practical Visualization Tactics, Maximizing Sleep, Lactic Acid Threshold Training, & Returning to the Gym After a Long Layoff – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 75

This episode is about using visualization techniques, increasing lactic acid threshold, maximizing sleep, and returning to the gym after a long layoff.

Guest Interviews

Embracing Hardship, Drug Addiction, Rock Star Status, & the Carnivore Diet w/Mark Herman – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 74

This episode is about battling drug addiction, thriving in poor environments, being a rock star, and the value of the carnivore diet.

Tuesday Takeover

The Importance of Unplugging, Why People Aren’t Thinking Anymore, and the Evolution of Sex Robots – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 73

This episode is about the importance of unplugging, why people are so distracted in today's society, and how sex robots will impact human sexuality.

Sunday With Shannon

5 Love Languages: Understanding The Way You and Your Romantic Partner Need Love – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 72

This episode is about understanding the 5 love languages to help you understand what you need from your lover and what they need from you.

Week That Was

Fixing Chronic Low Back & Neck Pain, The “Snooze” Button is Training Your Brain for Failure, and Why Exercise is More Important Than Nutrition – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 71

This episode is about fixing chronic low back & neck pain, how hitting the "snooze" button is setting you up for failure, & how to create small victories in the gym.

Guest Interviews

Stress Eating, Adrenal Fatigue, Managing Your Inner Monologue, & How Exercise can CAUSE Stress w/Susan Choi – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 70

This episode is about how to identify adrenal fatigue, understanding the different types of hunger, and managing your inner monologue.

Tuesday Takeover

Taking Ownership of Your Life, Modern Day Food is Poison, Practicing Positive Paranoia, & Was the Presidential Election Rigged? – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 69

This episode is about taking ownership of your actions, the terrible food we put in our body, and how to be more positive throughout your day.

Sunday With Shannon

Couples Therapy: When to Seek Help, How to Initiate the Conversation With Your Partner, and Ways to Respond When Asked to Go – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 68

This podcast episode is about couples therapy. When to seek out help, how to talk openly with your partner about therapy, and why it is important.

Week That Was

Understanding Your Limitations, Fixing Shoulder Impingement, Handling a Gym Member with Excessive Body Odor, & is 11 Too Young to Get a Smart Phone? – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 67

This episode is about fixing shoulder impingement, addressing a gym goer with excessive body odor, and how young should kids get phones?

Week That Was

Wodapalooza Qualifier Workout #5/#6 Strategy, Tips, & Advice for the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Athlete

This short podcast gives tips, advice, and strategy on Wodapalooza Online Qualifier Workout #5 and #6 for the 2020 competition

Guest Interviews

How to Quit Your Bull Shit 9-5 Job to Pursue Happiness, Why Social Media is Addicting, and the Importance of Unplugging from Technology w/Karon Hawkins – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 66

This episode is about when to quit your job to pursue your passion, the addictive nature of social media, and importance of unplugging from technology.

Tuesday Takeover

Liquor Store Sex Pills, Erectile Dysfunction, Sex in Public, and Making Your Lover Feel Secure About Their Body – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 65

This episode is about erectile dysfunction, sex in public, insecurities in the bedroom, and liquor store sex pill experiences. Also discussed are how to make your lover feel sexy in the bedroom.

Sunday With Shannon

Discussing Previous Relationships with Your Partner to Help You Grow Closer Together – Part 2 | Iron Crew Podcast Episode 64

This episode is about the importance of talking openly about previous relationships with your current romantic partner to help better understand them.

Week That Was

Preventing Burnout, Ways to Promote Self-Growth, Overcoming Moments of Mental Weakness, & How Long It Really Take to Form a Habit – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 63

This episode is about improving mental toughness, personal growth, preventing burnout, managing energy levels, and how to form a habit.

Guest Interviews

Imposter Syndrome, Psychological Benefits of Physical Training, and the Difference Between Passion & Hobby w/Michael Ashford – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 62

This episode is about imposter syndrome, managing self-doubt, psychological benefits to training, and how to find your passion in life.

Tuesday Takeover

How Partying Affects Mental & Physical Performance, The Psychology of Preparation, & Why Martial Arts is Humbling – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 61

This episode about the mental and physical affects of partying, how preparing properly affects your mental state, and why martial arts is humbling.

Sunday With Shannon

Discussing Previous Relationships with Your Partner to Help You Grow Closer Together – Part 1 | Iron Crew Podcast Episode 60

This episode is about the importance of discussing previous relationships with your current romantic parter to help strengthen your bond.

Week That Was

Using Social Media as a Tool for Self Growth, the Psychology Behind Self Sabotage, & Finding Happiness by Reframing Perspective

This episode is about why we self sabotage, how to use social media for self-growth, finding happiness, and how to be successful by shifting perspective

Guest Interviews

How to Communicate Better with Your Romantic Partner & Challenge Each Other to Grow as a Couple w/Arielle Bloom and Gabe Yanez – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 58

This podcast episode is about finding work/life balance with your romantic partner. How to communicate properly, inspire each other, and work together.

Tuesday Takeover

The Reason Gun Violence Exists, Coping Mechanisms After Failure, and the Id, Ego, & SuperEgo – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 57

This podcast is about gun violence, the different levels of human consciousness, and how to cope with loss. Also discussed is how to train for a marathon.

Sunday With Shannon

Sunday with Shannon – DM Slides, Initial Attraction, & the First Date

Sunday with Shannon is a podcast focused on dating, relationship, marriage, parenting, and wellness advice.

Week That Was

Eliminating Procrastination, Forgiving Yourself, Giving Without Expectation, & Does CrossFit Bastardize Olympic Lifting? | Iron Crew Podcast Episode 55

This podcast is about how to make the most out of your day, rediscovering your purpose in life, forgiving yourself when you mess up, and preventing procrastination.

Guest Interviews

Gut Health: How Certain Foods Can Cause Anxiety, Depression, and Disordered Sleep with Helene Kusman on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast episode is about gut health and how food can cause anxiety, depression, and disordered sleep.

Tuesday Takeover

Tuesday Takeover – A Day in the Life of a Cop, Changing Careers, and Job Stress

Podcast episode about a day in the life of a police officer, changing careers, and how to manage depression, anxiety, and panic attacks in the workplace.

Podcast

Should You Wear Lifting Shoes to Back Squat, How to Eat Clean With No Meal Prep, and Why Taking a Rest Day is a Requirement (Not a Suggestion) with Danny Burde on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast is about the importance of having alone time in your relationship, if you should wear weight lifting shoes to back squat, and healthy eating while on the go.

Podcast

How Positive Thinking is the Difference Between Winning and Losing with Greg Amundson on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast episode features a motivational speaker who discusses developing positive habits to help you succeed in life.

Podcast

Legalizing Mushrooms, Facing Fears, and Pursuing Passions with Casey Colopy on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast is about pursuing happiness, changing careers, facing fears, legalizing mushrooms, and dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Podcast

Everything You Need to Know About Supplements with Gabe Yanez on the Iron Crew Podcast

Nutrition expert Gabe Yanez discusses everything you need to know about supplements. What you need, what you don't, and how to tell a good vs bad quality supplement.

Podcast

Finding the G-Spot, Introducing Sexual Fantasies to Your Partner, and How to Use a Cock Ring with Sex Therapist Dr. Shannon Chavez on The Iron Crew Podcast

Sex therapist Dr. Shannon Chavez talks about finding the G-spot in both genders, introducing sexual fantasies to a partner, why we should masturbate, and more!

Podcast

Pros and Cons of Fad Diets and the Importance of Lifestyle Habits for Weight Loss with Nutrition Coach Arielle Bloom on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast is about the pros and cons of Paleo, Zone, Keto, Veganism, Weight Watchers, and Intermittent Fasting diets. Also discussed is how to safely lose weight.

Podcast

Relationship Advice, Tips for Introverts, and How to Restore Happiness in Your Life with Dr. Shannon Nash on the Iron Crew Podcast

This episode is about communication advice for couples, coping tips for introverts, and ways to find what makes you happy.

Podcast

Why Most Supplements Are Crap, How to Go Through a ‘Shred’ Phase, and What to Look For in a CrossFit Coach with Life Ready Foods Owner Sean Cronan on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast episode is about the current state of the supplement industry, non dairy protein powder, and what type of person needs to take supplements.

Podcast

Avoiding Toxic Relationships, the Sexiest Quality in a Man, and Why Women Are Attracted to Jerks with Relationship Coach Stephanie Ganowski on the Iron Crew Podcast

This podcast episode is all about self love, how to attract the opposite sex, and how to find happiness in a relationship.

Podcast

Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), Managing Workplace Anxiety, and Police Suicide Prevention with Michael Sugrue on the Iron Crew Podcast

https://youtu.be/tkWDMUr6cYY Danny sits down with Michael Sugrue, a retired Police Sergeant and former US Air Force Captain.  Michael shares his experience with Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), depression, and anxiety.  He gives advice on ways to cope with work related stress, the importance of talking openly about your emotions, and how to identify the warning… Continue reading Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI), Managing Workplace Anxiety, and Police Suicide Prevention with Michael Sugrue on the Iron Crew Podcast

Podcast

Injury Prevention, Eliminating Negativity, and the “Parkour Bandit” with Desheay Jenkins on the Iron Crew Podcast

https://youtu.be/pCA0NC3SZ5Q Danny has a fascinating conversation with Desheay Jenkins, a professional parkour athlete and parkour gym owner.  Desheay divulges how a video game was the inspiration behind starting parkour, why mastering the basics is a necessity, and how he had to separate himself from negativity in order to thrive.  Desheay also goes into his mindset… Continue reading Injury Prevention, Eliminating Negativity, and the “Parkour Bandit” with Desheay Jenkins on the Iron Crew Podcast

Podcast

Functional Bodybuilding, Training for Longevity, & How to do “Murph” as Prescribed with Marcus Filly on the Iron Crew Podcast

https://youtu.be/5mI99vM5O-U Danny linked up with Marcus Filly, the creator of functional bodybuilding and 6-time CrossFit Games competitor.  Danny and Marcus talk all about what people really need out of their fitness program, what the most overused exercises are, and why he veered off the path to becoming a doctor to pursue his passion for fitness. … Continue reading Functional Bodybuilding, Training for Longevity, & How to do “Murph” as Prescribed with Marcus Filly on the Iron Crew Podcast

Podcast

Jessica Rothenberg | Honor Your Future Self – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 40

Danny chats with Jessica Rothenberg, a health and wellness coach who specializes in reverse dieting by using a holistic approach.  Danny and Jessica go down many rabbit holes, including the correlation between social media and anxiety, daily routines for managing stress, what it’s like dating a man with children, the pros and cons of training… Continue reading Jessica Rothenberg | Honor Your Future Self – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 40

Podcast

Andrea Topper | One Step at a Time – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 39

Danny is joined by professional storyteller Andréa Topper!  Andréa is a writer, editor, and journalist who was an editor at the CrossFit Journal and of the popular book “Speal:  A David and Goliath Story”.  Andréa and Danny talk about her time working with CrossFit HQ, how she fell in love with Kyokushin Karate, and how… Continue reading Andrea Topper | One Step at a Time – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 39

Podcast

Adam Saucedo | Life is a Performance – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 38

Danny sits down with Adam Saucedo, a mindset expert who comes from a sports psychology and mental performance background.  Adam’s expertise in mindset is second to none, and he delivered in this jam packed episode full of insight.  We discuss the importance of practicing what you preach, how to seamlessly shift gears mentally throughout your… Continue reading Adam Saucedo | Life is a Performance – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 38

Podcast

Michael Cazayoux | Courage To Stand – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 37

Danny sits down with Michael Cazayoux from Brute Strength!  Michael has spent countless hours on his own personal development and is committed to sharing his knowledge with the world.  Danny and Michael talk about the importance of having multiple emotional “buckets” to fill up, how he became such a good romantic partner, and how he… Continue reading Michael Cazayoux | Courage To Stand – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 37

Podcast

Carl Paoli | Student of People – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 36

Danny gets a chance to sit down with movement specialist, gymnastics guru, and communication expert, Carl Paoli!  Danny and Carl talk all things human movement, how to own your actions, and what makes Carl so great as an “in person” speaker.  Carl also shares some funny stories about his previous modeling career, why he started… Continue reading Carl Paoli | Student of People – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 36

Podcast

Sal Di Stefano | Growth Mindset – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 35

Sal Di Stefano, host of Mind Pump, joins Danny in this entertaining and insightful episode.  Sal and Danny go down memory lane as they discuss some hilarious stories from their childhood, including the time Sal beat up a kid who was bullying Danny.  Sal also drops a ton of knowledge on what the heck “gut… Continue reading Sal Di Stefano | Growth Mindset – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 35

Podcast

Dr. Jimmy Bagley | So Much To Learn – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 34

Dr James Bagley is a is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Director of the Muscle Physiology Lab at San Francisco State University.  With involvement in over 50 scientific articles, abstracts, and studies, Dr Bagley is the go-to resource in the field of exercise science.  Danny got to pick Dr Bagley’s brain regarding the science… Continue reading Dr. Jimmy Bagley | So Much To Learn – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 34

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Danny Burde | Listener Questions – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 33

Danny spends this week solo as he gives gratitude for all of the people who have helped him along the way thus far.  He also goes into what to expect in future episodes, gives his 2019 CrossFit Open recap, and how he has adjusted his training to improve aerobic capacity and movement quality.  Danny also… Continue reading Danny Burde | Listener Questions – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 33

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David Parrottino | Kingsfield Fitness – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 32

Danny sits down with the owner and founder of Kingsfield Fitness, David Parrottino.  After multiple hip surgeries from his hockey playing career, David has found the benefit of a holistic fitness routine.  Implementing this into his daily life, David found a way to give back to the world by creating a company dedicated to helping… Continue reading David Parrottino | Kingsfield Fitness – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 32

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Kingsfield Fitness 4-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller – Product Review

You know me.  I'm a sucker for all things mobility, including tools to help improve it.  Hell, I even wrote an entire blog article called "Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own."  This list consists of simple, effective, and cheap items that can help you with range of motion and mobility. The other thing about… Continue reading Kingsfield Fitness 4-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller – Product Review

Podcast

Pat Barber | Self Awareness – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 31

As a coach, athlete, and OG in the CrossFit community, Pat Barber is a living legend.  Danny and Pat talk all about life as they go down many rabbit holes on their upbringing, relationships, parenting, business, and fitness.  When it is all said and done, they agreed that being self aware is the common denominator… Continue reading Pat Barber | Self Awareness – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 31

Exercise

Quick and Dirty Time Crunch Workouts

This article provides over two dozen simple workouts to do when short on time and with minimal equipment.

Podcast

Audrey Kay Ross | Battling Demons – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 30

2018 Miss Arkansas Figure Gold Medalist Audrey Kay Ross is a huge advocate for all things physical, psychological, and emotional health.  Audrey opens up all of her vulnerabilities as we discuss coping mechanisms to help with depression and anxiety, common body image issues, and being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). She also talks about the… Continue reading Audrey Kay Ross | Battling Demons – Iron Crew Podcast Episode 30

Podcast

Episode 29 – Put in the Work with Jason Khalipa

Did you know Danny was Jason Khalipa’s first member at NC Fit back in 2008?  Danny and Jason go down memory lane in this insightful, inspiring, and information packed episode.  Jason talks about the early years of grinding it out as a new gym owner, how to train for longevity as you age, and how… Continue reading Episode 29 – Put in the Work with Jason Khalipa

Podcast

Episode 28 – You Can Do Hard Things with Cherisse Lunt

In 2008, Cherisse Lunt’s newborn daughter, Lucy, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1.   Doctors told Cherisse that her daughter wouldn’t make it past her first birthday.  Over 10 years later, Lucy is attending public school as a 5th grader, goes to Taylor Swift concerts, and week long outdoor camps. In this inspiring… Continue reading Episode 28 – You Can Do Hard Things with Cherisse Lunt

Podcast

Episode 27 – Bring Your A-Game with Gina Hendrix

Danny gets to sit down with celebrity matchmaker Gina Hendrix in this special Valentine’s Day episode!  With over 10 years of matchmaking experience, Gina drops a ton of knowledge on how to spark initial attraction, setting up an online dating profile, determining the right time to get married, and how to keep your long term… Continue reading Episode 27 – Bring Your A-Game with Gina Hendrix

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Episode 26 – Building Community with Dave Musgrave

If you are involved in a community of any kind, this is an absolute must listen!  Danny sits down with the owner of Croga CrossFit, Dave Musgrave.  In this episode, we dive into how to build a strong community, retain members, and program for your average person.  Dave also talks in great detail about his… Continue reading Episode 26 – Building Community with Dave Musgrave

Podcast

Episode 25 – Mastering Monogamy with Adee Cazayoux

You will literally feel like a fly on the wall for this conversation between Danny and Adee Cazayoux.  As the founder and CEO of Working Against Gravity, Adee is most known for her expertise in nutrition.  It turns out she is also an expert in the field of romantic relationships.  Danny and Adee dive into how… Continue reading Episode 25 – Mastering Monogamy with Adee Cazayoux

Podcast

Episode 24 – Be True to You with Ashley Smith

Danny and Officer Ashley Smith will keep you fully entertained in this hilarious episode.  They touch on how to thrive as a female in a male dominant profession, why being a robotic cop does not benefit you in dealing with suspects, and her no BS tips on how to stay fit as a first responder. … Continue reading Episode 24 – Be True to You with Ashley Smith

Podcast

Episode 23.1 – Making Home Brew Coffee, with Rubel Roasting

In this short instructional episode, Danny gives the founder of Rubel Roasting a Q&A regarding the best way to make coffee at home.  If you are a coffee lover and making a great cup of coffee at home is important to you, this is a must listen! PJ Rubel gives his expert advice on the… Continue reading Episode 23.1 – Making Home Brew Coffee, with Rubel Roasting

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Episode 23 – The Power of Positivity with PJ Rubel

In this episode, Danny gets a heavy dose of caffeine and positivity when he sits down with owner and founder of Rubel Roasting Coffee.  PJ Rubel shares how he turned his passion for coffee into his very own family business.  They also talk about the squatty potty, coaching 5am fitness classes, and how PJ turned… Continue reading Episode 23 – The Power of Positivity with PJ Rubel

Mental Health

Maximize Your Sleep – Understanding Melatonin, Blue Light, & Mid Day Napping

Learn practical ways to get a better nights sleep by understanding sleep cycles, blue light, and melatonin.

Mobility

Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own

Learn the most effective mobility tools everyone should own.

Exercise

3 Steps to Staying Fit with Small Children

Learn the best ways to keep in shape as a parent to young children.

CrossFit

Hardest CrossFit Workouts & Warning Signs to See it Coming

Learn how to tell when a CrossFit workout will be hard, and the movements that make them challenging.

Exercise

Top 4 Ways to Staying Fit as a First Responder

Learn how to stay in tip top shape as a first responder.

CrossFit

5 Qualities of a Great CrossFit Coach

This article outlines the 5 most important qualities a CrossFit coach can possess.

Mental Health

Using Mobility to Become More Mindful & Self Aware

Learn the powerful mental benefits of a daily mobility routine.

CrossFit

9 Proven Ways to Entertaining & Inspiring Your CrossFit Class

Learn the most effective ways to entertain and inspire your CrossFit classes.

CrossFit

CrossFit 101 – Tabata, Girl WOD’s, Hero WOD’s, “Rx”, Wall Balls, & the “Pood” Explained

Learn the answers to the most common CrossFit questions.

Mental Health

3 Evidence Based Reasons to Exercise on Vacation

Learn how exercising on vacation can help improve your time away.

CrossFit

4 Steps to Getting a Kipping Pull Up

Learn how to systematically progress to a Kipping Pull Up and tell if you are ready for it.

Mental Health

Fall Asleep Faster by Creating a “Nourishing Night”

This article breaks down simple, actionable ways to promote a healthy night's sleep.

Mobility

CrossFit Injuries and How to Avoid Them – The Shoulder

This article will help you identify the cause of your shoulder pain, then provide ways to prevent & treat the area.

CrossFit

Hand Health for CrossFitters – Preventing Blisters & Caring for Tears

Learn how to prevent blisters and properly treat hand tears.