| EP 472 – Enhancing Athleticism w/ Virtual Shoveling

Author / Cali Hinzman

28 Min Listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Hey guys, this is Andrew from Iowa been an avid follower of power athlete for many years now first time calling into the hotline and given the recent weather experience in Texas and all over the Midwest. I was spending some time shoveling spending many hours shoveling recently, and I was wondering what would household labor like shoveling or not doing any type of work similar be considered. Would this be more trunk work? We might see at the beginning or end of a workout or would this be more fieldwork? We might see in one of the flagship programs like feel strong. Just kind of want your two cents on this. Thanks a lot, bye-bye.

We were never weight room strong, we were Field Strong

Snow hit the country hard a few weeks back forcing folks to bust out the shovel for a home “workout” clearing driveways and torching their low back!

John and Tex spin a hotline question into an athleticism lecture breaking down the components of field work and how to integrate into your training to be ready-ready for the next Snow-pocalypse. What an extraordinary conversation using CrossFit’s old school action of Virtual Shoveling to share the origin story of Field Strong and unlocking athletic potential. This episode is awkward, grip intensive, and challenge to listen to, but reminds us all piling up your snow into a phallus sculpture is still funny.

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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