Fitness is too often made to sound like there is one answer for everybody. Unfortunately, fitness cannot be templated for optimum results. Every person is unique. Their bodies demand long-term adaptation given how they’re physically and mentally made up.
On the OPEX Podcast, we expand on our desire to deliver outstanding content using “Fitness Explained” as the guide. We want to help you implement principles – truths – into your fitness journey at any level.
Jim Crowell started as a Wall Street Trader, transitioned to CCP Coach and is now the CEO of OPEX. Jim shares his secrets to creating a profitable business and how fitness coaches can do the same — on this episode of the OPEX Podcast. Read More
Dr. James Hoffmann, sports performance consultant at Renaissance Periodization and author of Recovery from Training, discusses the strategies athletes can use to help them recover from training — on this episode of the OPEX Podcast. Read More
Strength speed work is one of the most important types of strength work for athletes looking to succeed in competitive CrossFit. James FitzGerald breaks down why this portion of the strength continuum is only meant for 2% of the population -- on this episode of the OPEX Podcast. Read More
Dr. James Hoffmann, sports performance consultant at Renaissance Periodization and author of Recovery from Training, delves into how and why people need to ensure they recover as hard as they train — on this episode of the OPEX Podcast. Read More
Robin Lyons is a well-rounded athlete, having participated in many sports from a young age, competed on a national level and was awarded college scholarships for her talents. Now, Robin is a well known coach, training high-level athletes around the globe — many of whom have made it to the CrossFit Regionals and CrossFit Games multiple times. Robin breaks down what she believes is going right, and what’s going wrong, in the world of fitness coaching — on this episode of the OPEX Podcast. Read More
Street thug, immigrant, author, strength and conditioning coach, fitness entrepreneur, pro-basketball player. There is little that Luka Hocevar, owner of Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance, has not done. Today, we speak with Luka about how sport and fitness saved his life and how he’s turned his passion into a profession — on this episode of The OPEX Podcast: Fitness Explained. Read More
OPEX CEO Jim Crowell delves into what makes OPEX successful: radical transparency. Jim discusses how the principles behind radical transparency can be applied to both coaches and gym owners to create longer lasting relationships — on this episode of The OPEX Podcast: Fitness Explained. Read More
With a PhD in bio chemistry and molecular biology, Dr. Jeremy Koenig started Athletigen — a company focused on analyzing DNA and discerning how you can train smarter and reach your full physical potential. Dr. Koenig discusses why DNA is such a vital piece of training and can make athletes better than they ever imagined, on this episode of The OPEX Podcast: Fitness Explained. Read More
Nearly half a century as a strength and conditioning coach and it’s safe to say Vern Gambetta is a fitness expert. Working as a conditioning coach in nearly every major sport, authoring 6 books, and now devoting much of his career to coaching development, Vern explains what the ideal athletic development program would look like — on this episode of The OPEX Podcast: Fitness Explained. Read More