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What started as a simple accountability blog started to provide opportunity to better-connect with the wider community. In June 2020, a zoom call with now fellow-podcaster Jason, gave me the confidence to start reaching out to the community and bringing other people into the conversation.

My guests are predominately UK-centric (although I’m known to occasionally go international) and by no means limited to the elite athletes you may see featured on other podcasts. I love to talking to anyone with a passion related to the fitness industry, whether that be competitive athletes, coaches, business owners or everyday CrossFitters like myself.

I’m constantly humbled at the willingness of our community to come on the podcast and share their story, insights & expertise. It’s a privilege to experience that first hand & to able to in-turn share that with you, the listeners.


#103 – Its Five Times for Friel Chalking Fitness

On the podcast this episode is Kelly Friel, who's season – after a painful start – now sees her returning to Madison in the 40-44 division for the fourth time. Actually the fifth time she has qualified in the same division – a feat not matched by any other age group athlete!We chat about her journey into CrossFit, as a methodology & a sport, taking to the Regionals floor in 2018 as 40 y/o Individual athlete before heading to Madison as Masters athlete for the first but far from the last time.We also discuss the role masters athletes play in the sport and more broadly the community – often coaches & box owners, with added family responsiblities – Kelly shares her thoughts on what could improve experience for these vital age groups.Support the show
  1. #103 – Its Five Times for Friel
  2. #102 – TEC Tales w/ Carl Saville
  3. #101 – Me and Ste Fawcett
  4. SiD Special #3 – Motion Training
  5. SiD Special #2 – CrossFit Witham