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Jeff Tucker

100: Jeff Tucker — Firefighter, Gymnastics Coach…Cheerleader

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Jeff Tucker, a former Fort Worth, Texas, firefighter, bomb tech, and arson investigator for twenty years, has spent the last ten 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, 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.…

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99: David Allen — The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

99: David Allen — The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

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“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.”—David Allen

Do you find yourself wondering where all the time is supposed to come from to meet your commitments? How about time for yourself, your family, and friends? And just when you think you’ve got a handle on all that, something else comes up!

How do the world’s busiest people handle it all?…

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98: Dr. Ron Hulnick

98: Dr. Ron Hulnick — The Keys to Improving the Experience of Your Life

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Dr. H. Ron Hulnick is recognized as a pioneer and worldwide leader in the field of spiritual psychology. Together with his wife, Dr. Mary R. Hulnick, he serves as the University of Santa Monica’s Founding Faculty and Co-Director, designing USM’s extraordinary curriculum and facilitating their transformational graduate programs.

In 2011, Ron and Mary co-authored Loyalty to Your Soul: The Heart of Spiritual Psychology, and it is now available in twelve countries and eight languages.…

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97: John Durant — The Past Leads the Way Forward

97: John Durant — The Past Leads the Way Forward

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John Durant is the author of The Paleo Manifesto and co-author of Spartan Fit! with Joe De Sena, founder of the Spartan races. He is also the founder of Wild Ventures, an angel syndicate focused on consumer health products and technology. He advises Thrive Market, Exo, AOBiome, Greatist, Brilliant Bicycles, Hu Kitchen, and Power Supply.

John studied evolutionary psychology at Harvard under Steven Pinker before moving to New York City and becoming a “professional caveman” — mimicking a hunter-gatherer diet, running barefoot through Central Park, experimenting with intermittent fasting, and doing polar bear swims in the Atlantic.…

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Robb Wolf

96: Robb Wolf — How We’re “Wired to Eat”

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What if your urge to eat was just as understandable as your urge to save yourself from drowning? How would that affect your feelings of guilt, your self-talk, and the way you think about your relationship to food?

The processed food industry develops hundreds, if not thousands, of new, ever-more-palatable concoctions every year. Each one is designed to play on your urge to survive in order to make you want more and more.…

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95: Kara Benz — Bullet Journaling for Creativity and Growth

95: Kara Benz — Bullet Journaling for Creativity and Growth

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Journaling is as old as language. While journaling may have begun as a way to simply keep a record, it has evolved into a method used by millions of people to clarify their thinking, increase creativity, and even become better leaders. Our guest today is an online teacher and somewhat of a celebrity in one of those journaling systems known as “bullet journaling.”

There are plenty of bullet journaling websites around, and plenty of buzz around the idea of bullet journaling.…

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Eric Barker

94: Eric Barker — Mythbusting the Quest for Success

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“This [book] took more than two years of my life and 20ccs of my soul to complete. It contains the answers I wish I’d had many years ago about what leads to a successful life, all drawn from scientific research and expert insight.” — Eric Barker, on his book Barking Up the Wrong Tree

How do we know what success is?…

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92: Greg Glassman — CrossFit and the Battle with Big Soda

93: Greg Glassman — CrossFit and the Battle with Big Soda

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Greg Glassman, the founder of the global fitness company and community movement, CrossFit, Inc., is a true visionary. Not afraid to speak his mind or upset people if that’s what it takes to deliver his message, Glassman is on a quest to end the involvement of “Big Soda” in the health sciences.

Wait, back up. Did you even know that PepsiCo and Coca-Cola, Inc.…

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92: Mark England — The Surprising Tool You Already Have to Change Your Life

92: Mark England — The Surprising Tool You Already Have to Change Your Life

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Mark England, the founder of Procabulary, has been on a life-long quest of self-improvement. Through a series of adventures (some intentional, others completely unplanned), he found his way to the world of language.

There, he discovered the impact of the words we use on our actions and behavior. He found that language can influence behavior, and changing our language is the first step in changing our lives.…

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Robbie Ventura

91: Robbie Ventura — The Cycling Legend Talks Training for Performance and Life

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Robbie Ventura is a former American professional cyclist who rode most notably for United States Postal Service Cycling Team from 2001-2004. A pro for over eleven years, he got his start in bicycle racing by developing his skill, strength, and speed while riding, racing, and supporting teammates in velodrome racing (an oval, banked, indoor cycling track).

A successful competitive athlete his entire life (he also played collegiate hockey), Robbie found quickly after retiring from cycling that he had more to contribute to the world by way of coaching.…

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90: Jack Osbourne — Shining a Light on Addiction and MS

90: Jack Osbourne — Shining a Light on Addiction and MS

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You may remember Jack Osbourne from the hit TV show The Osbournes. He’s the son of the heavy metal singer Ozzie Osbourne and is a regular member at CrossFit Los Angeles.

Jack has a thriving business producing travel and history shows alongside his dad (who’s a closet history buff). He’s also a husband and a father to two daughters.…

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Sal Masekela

89: Sal Masekela — Going on the Biggest Ride of His Life with Kelly Slater

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You may have seen this week’s guest on a random Saturday afternoon while watching the Olympics or an extreme sports show with people hucking themselves off 100-foot cliffs on mountain bikes.

Sal Masekela has been hosting shows like this for NBC and Red Bull for many years, and he is currently the persona of the Red Bull Signature Series.

But I know Sal through his participation with our fitness community at CrossFit Los Angeles, where he was a member for over five years.…

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