Show Notes Ep 583 Kelly Starrett

  • What got him into what he is doing now? (3:38)
    • Obsessed with mechanics
  • What got him to writing Supple Leopard? (14:37)
    • Kids aren’t enriched enough
    • Why are we training in the first place?
  • With kids starting sports at early ages, is there a fear of creating imbalances early? (20:24)
    • Need to make a generalist to make a specialist later on
    • Strive to develop good athletes
      • Train year-round
  • What do you do with athletes already established, with these imbalances from years of cheating? How do you change patterns and not change the athlete’s mechanics? (27:20)
    • Strength and conditioning
    • Position transfer exercises
    • Getting athletes in more functional positions
  • How important is the priming of getting ready for a workout? (36:06)
    • Find a program that you like
    • Shift in mentality
    • Ability to maintain a position
  • How did he get involved in CrossFit? (46:46)
    • Mobilizing for position
  • How do you train Olympic lifts to fatigue? (52:48)
    • Cross purposes around the patterning
    • Treat it as a practice
  • When you look at CrossFit as a whole, what are the things you love about it and what can be changed? (59:00)
  • How much of a role does individual variance play into training? (1:01:25)
  • What are some of these foundational positions that you have identified, what people should be able to do? (1:04:52)
    • Categorize movements
  • What is some of the common knowledge you see now that you think is bullshit? (1:08:04)
    • Sold people that think things that look difficult are real fitness
  • Do you have any predictions on trends you see? (1:16:28)
    • Coaching is the most important thing
    • Believe in the home gym
  • What are you currently struggling with in business? What are you currently happy about? (1:21:41)
    • Ripping each other off

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