Whole Life Challenge Podcast
About This Show
The Whole Life Challenge Podcast is dedicated to the health, fitness, vitality and daily habits of people all over the world.
This is the place we talk to people about the things they're doing to make their lives happier, healthier, and ultimately more meaningful.
Most Recent Episode
Jeff Tucker — Firefighter, Gymnastics Coach...Cheerleader
1 day ago
Jeff Tucker, a former Fort Worth, Texas, firefighter, bomb tech, and arson investigator for twenty years, has spent the last eight years as director of CrossFit Gymnastics. Jeff got his start in gymnastics as a competitive gymnast in the 1970s. “Tucker,” as he is known to his friends, authored the gymnastics training book Breaking Parallel, was a guest speaker for United States Gymnastics Association congress, coached gymnastics and cheer for six years at Texas Christian University (TCU), and is the CEO of GSX Athletics and GSX CrossFit. All this has come from following his passion. Jeff’s passion is to help anyone who desires to be stronger, more flexible, and more mobile with the eventual goal of advanced body awareness and movement. [Note: For the complete set of show notes, links, and contact info, head to https://www.wholelifechallenge.com/podcast] Join Andy and Tucker for a fun discussion of gymnastics training for everyone, how to get started and then keep progressing, handstands (and more handstands!), how to train kinesthetic awareness, building a foundation of strength, and more. Jeff shares some of his experiences over the years in firefighting, gymnastics, cheer, and life. Don’t miss the tennis ball story!