Not Another "Wellness" Podcast
About This Show
There is a lot of wellness talk out there, I get it. But this podcast is not only about wellness in the "trendy," traditional sense of the word. It's about living and speaking your truth, following your passion and making the most of your everyday. I am not claiming to have all the answers, but I do know a few people who've done a pretty good job figuring it out for themselves. These are their stories of courage, passion and inspiration.
Most Recent Episode
Why Crossfit Is For Life with Bill Gallagher
Owner of Dynamic Athletics
Episode (rough) timeline:
00.00- Intro to the episode
01:50- Interview with Bill
-How Bill found Crossfit, college football to athletic training to getting his MBA to landing a job at a “Big 4” as an accountant
05:00- What is Crossfit?
- The team you didn’t know you missed
- The best way to get people fit, includes every method of fitness, strength training, rowing, biking, running, etc.
-The WOD- The Workout of the Day
07:00- The intimidation factor of Crossfit
-The things we do in Crossfit are to help people with everyday lives
08:30- How did you start a gym?
- How Bill left a job in accounting to become a coach/trainer and eventually open up his own gym.
10:00- What was your mom’s reaction to you quitting your accounting job?
-“I always thought, if this doesn’t work I can always fall back on my MBA.”
11:35-How did you start Dynamic Athletics?
-How it all started with a neck injury in 2012.
-"I always wanted to help people but I didn’t know the best route.”
14:00- What are some of the biggest obstacles to starting a business in a small town like Darien, CT?
15:30-Who was your first member? How do you get people to join a new gym?
16:00- WODs are posted online daily. Most people are coming because they want to be led in the right direction and for the community.
20:00-What is the hardest part of being a business owner or Crossfit coach?
23:20- What are some of the things you do to keep you inspired?
25:20- If you could have coffee with one person, who would it be?
29:30- Why you should set realistic goals, longterm and short term
Come try Dynamic Athletics for a 2-week trial!
-How Crossfit is one of the best things that has happened to me this year
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Darien, CT 068820