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Linchpin Conversations

Oct 19, 2020

EC Synkowski is the owner of OptimizeMe Nutrition. She discussed why she created her 10 principles, why no specific foods are listed and the importance of properly educating yourself regarding food.


Oct 16, 2020

Questions/topics from the Linchpin community answered were:

1. What are some of the best CrossFit Journal articles to improve knowledge?

2. What pieces of gear do I use the most and the least in my garage gym?

3. How do you know if you are embracing scaling a bit too much?

4. What are some tips/tricks to increase...


Oct 12, 2020

Should workouts use percentages of your 1RM or assign the loading?


Oct 9, 2020

Questions/topics from the Linchpin community answered were:

1. What is the "normal person" version of doing a sub 5-minute mile, a 500 lb. back squat & 50 unbroken pull-ups in the same day.

2. Are there any movement and/or modalities that are underrated/overrated and/or underutilized/overutilized?

3. What are the 2 most...


Oct 5, 2020

Words are powerful, choose them wisely. The words you use to describe and assess your workout performance are profoundly impactful and powerful. Context is given for various workout performances and we discuss how to use words to increase, not decrease motivation and properly celebrate progress.