EP 482 – Ian the Rhino of CrossFit

Author / John

1 hr 35 min listen

A Stronger Sport of Fitness

If you’ve had hankering for some classic training talk including CrossFit Games prep work, Ian Daniel [@ian.the.rhino] of Fortitude Sports Performance [@fortitudesportsperformance] is here to quench that thirst. With a multi-sport background and inclination towards powerlifting, Ian took somewhat of a unique approach to prepping for the sport of fitness. His diverse background and success in lifting has made him one of the more sought after coaches in the biz.

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Ian Daniel talks training for the CrossFit Games with John and Tex this week. It may surprise you (or maybe not) that this stout barrel chested exerciser doesn’t prep for the sport as you might imagine. What positive impacts on his game has his progressive training approach had over the years? Tune in to find out!

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You can learn more about Ian’s Training @Ian.The.Rhino and check out his coaching at Fortitude Sports Performance.

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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