Sam Smith grew up playing golf, and eventually earned his way to USC where he was a team captain and All-American.
After USC he played some professional golf before transitioning into full time CrossFit coaching. First he was at an affiliate and then he became an individual design coach through OPEX Fitness.
He is currently is the Head Coach at Big Dawgs, which is under the umbrella of OPEX Fitness and is geared towards CrossFit competitors.
Sam does coaching education for OPEX, in addition to working 1-on-1 with athletes and creating their designs, which includes Games and Sanctional level athletes.
Today we get into… What it Takes to Become an Elite CrossFit Athlete
So in other words, what changes or needs to change for an athlete to go from a bubble / good athlete to an elite athlete?
We get into how adjustments need to be made in mindset, sleep, nutrition, training volume, movement economy and more.
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Informative rants on the Sport of Fitness.
No fluff, No BS. Just practical ways to help you improve your fitness.