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The Box Portsmouth Podcast
38 minutes | Mar 22, 2022
Confidence with Claire Marsh & Gayle Tong - Episode 18
The Box Portsmouth podcast is back after a while with new host & Box Co-owner, Claire Marsh. Claire talks with Accredited Coach, Gayle Tong about Confidence. Gayle, through her business Enrichment Coaching, helps many individuals and teams gain clarity and courage to take action. We talk about building confidence, dealing with failure, comparison to other, self doubt and imposter syndrome. Throughout the conversation we mention various books & resources which are detailed below: - Coaching for Performance by Sir John Whitmore - The 5-4-3-2-1 Rule by Mel Robbins - Ditching Imposter Syndrome by Clare Josa - Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers - Confidence Conversations - Gayle Tong Podcast - www.enrichmentcoaching.co.uk Other Great Quotes: "Comparison is the Thief of Joy" - Theodore Roosevelt "We will never be fearless, but we can fear less"
36 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
Back in the Box: Community Connect. Episode 1 with Rhys Chellew. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 17
This is the first episode in our new series 'Back in the Box'. This is a continuation of our Community Connect podcasts, getting to know the members and the Coaches at CrossFit Portsea Island. This time I speak with one of the newest members of the coaching team, Rhys Chellew. We talk about his experience of becoming a CrossFit trainer, and starting a new job, geting married and having a baby on the way all during lockdown, as well as getting back in the box, and what the future holds for him and his family.
55 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
Outside the Box Community Connect with Claire and Carl Marsh. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 16
In 10th and final episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with the owners of The Box, Carl and Claire, about everything that has happened over the past few months and the plans for reopening on Saturday, July 25th. Here are the linkls to all the things I mentioned in the Episode: Interview with Arielle Sanders - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAVNXmZ5JwE You can find much more info on the same channel, Talking Elite Fitness - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJGeSvMztvASlBX4itscC0A and here is the link to the Opening Policy for The Box - https://www.theboxportsmouth.com/reopening-information/
54 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Outside the Box Community Connect with Jo Byrne. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 15
In Episode 9 of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Jo Byrne (my wife!) about the role of CrossFit in her life, how it helps her with her work and confidence, and how it has affected our relationship. We also talk about experiencing trauma, being diagnosed with PTSD and the how physical training can lead to mental gains.
53 minutes | May 26, 2020
Outside the Box Community Connect with Evan Stewart. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 14
In Episode 8 of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Evan Stewart about how coronavirus and lockdown have affected his work as Director of Sport at a local school. We also talk about introducing functional fitness in schools and what sport might look like when the schools reopen, which could start happening as soon as next week.
38 minutes | May 17, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Anna Moughton. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 13
In episode 7 of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Anna Moughton about how coronavirus and lockdown have affected her work as children's occupational therapist. We also talk about setting goals, being consistent and making gains (especially push up gains!) while training at home. Ann has been a member of Crossfit Portsea Island for about tow years, but she has been part of the broader Box community for much longer, joining Streetforce DC over 12 years ago!
39 minutes | May 1, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Kelan Wilby. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 12
In episode 6 of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Kelan Wilby about his experience of joining the Box community at 13 years old, becoming a member of the CrossFit teens, training and competing as both a teenager and an adult, and how being part of the community has influenced his life and his career choices so far.
40 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Rhian Rudkin. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 11
In the fifth episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Rhian Rudkin about how she became a member of the Box and then became a Welsh, British and, European indoor rowing champion, and this year took bronze at the Worlds. We also mention Coach Daryl Green's 24 hour Rowathon for Mind. Here's the link to donate
41 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Kevin Earl. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 10
In the fourth episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, I speak with Kevin Earl about how he became one of the longest standing members of the Box and and a consistent part of the Box community. We also discuss training as a masters athlete, mental health, social media, and living and training in lockdown via Zoom.
43 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Megan Stewart. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 9
In the third episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, Megan Stewart and I talk about how she became a member of the Box and her role as a coach and physiotherapist. We also discuss training Outside the Box, her experience of returning after maternity leave, and her plans for the future, including offering online physiotherapy consultation.
47 minutes | Apr 6, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with Erik Nagy. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 8
In the second episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, Erik Nagy and I talk about how he became a member of the Box, his approach to training and coaching strength for powerlifting, as well as what he is doing now Outside the Box.
29 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Outside the Box: Community Connect with James Shell. The Box Portsmouth - Episode 7
In the first episode of our OTB Community Connect Series, James and I talk about how he became a member of the Box, how CrossFit fits into his life and his work as a diver in the Navy, and the online community event he has planned this weekend for our Box and OTB Members.
46 minutes | Mar 30, 2020
Staying fit, connected, and sane during Covid 19 - The Box Portsmouth - Episode 6
This time, I speak with Carl and Claire about closing the Box for the first time. This has had a major impact on their lives, as well as the members and coaches. Here's the links I mentioned. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgnukiqovaA Online comp: https://www.crossfit.com/sport/a-community-event-for-crossfit-affiliates
45 minutes | Feb 7, 2020
Here's a link to 'What is Fitness?' by Greg Glassman. It outlines some key ideas we discuss in this episode, including the 10 general physical skills, fitness in 100 words, and the sickness-wellness-fitness continuum https://journal.crossfit.com/article/what-is-fitness I also mentioned the documentary about the 2008 (not 2009) games, Every Second Counts, but couldn't find a free link. It’s on Youtube for about £3 if you're interested in a bit of CrossFit history!
50 minutes | Dec 23, 2019
Goal Setting and How to SUCCEED - The Box Portsmouth - Episode 4
56 minutes | Oct 18, 2019
Competing in CrossFit - The Box Portsmouth - Episode 3
In this weeks' episode I speak to Claire Marsh and Daryl Green about their experiences competing in high level competition, the difference between training for health and training for competition and some of the lessons they have learnt along the way. We also talk about last night's announcement for CrossFit Open workout, 20.2 with some tips and strategy for performing the workout.
46 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
Why should I compete in the CrossFit open? - The Box Portsmouth - Episode 2
32 minutes | Jun 28, 2019
Meet the owners, Claire and Carl - The Box Portsmouth - Episode 1
An informal interview with The Box Portsmouth owners, Claire Carl and baby Chloe. Questions from coach George Byrne on how the journey began, the owners backgrounds and whats in store for the future
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