Talking Elite Fitness

by Tommy Marquez & Sean Woodland
CrossFit Games Analysts Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez bring you all the latest information, updates, and analysis on the sport of fitness, and the CrossFit community.

Women's Quarterfinals Recap Featuring Mal O'Brien, Emma Cary and Annie Thorisdottir

Sean, Tommy and Lauren recap the weekend of competition in the women's Quarterfinals and get the thoughts of Mal O'Brien, Emma Cary and Annie Thorsidottir following the five tests they faced.

Fitness with Friends #122 - Kara Saunders

Talking Elite Fitness Oceania Correspondent Jeremy Austin sits down with 10-time CrossFit Games athlete Kara Saunders to talk about her pregnancy, if and when she plans on coming back to competition, how she originally found CrossFit and the advice she has for younger athletes who are starting to take up the sport.

Quartermania - Breaking Down the Quaterfinals Tests and a Conversation with Jeff Adler

The Quarterfinals are upon us! Sean and Tommy break down the five tests that will determine who advances to the next stage of the season. Open winner Jeff Adler and his coach Caroline Lambray stop by to talk about their initial thoughts on the upcoming weekend. Plus, experience the drama of March Madness as Tommy deals with a nerve-wracking finish to the Arizona versus Princeton game in real time.

Hit and Catch #10 - Physical Therapy in the ATL

Monster Michael Todd checks in from Atlanta after his first phyiscal therapy session. He talks about what he and his doctor accomplished and how this recovery will affect his training for the left hand matches he has coming up.

Fitness with Friends #121 - Cole Sager

Tommy Marquez and Lauren Kalil sit down with 9-time CrossFit Games athlete Cole Sager at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

Recapping the Open with Brian Friend and Lauren Kalil

The Open is closed! Brian Friend and Lauren Kalil join the show to help Sean and Tommy break down some of the notable performances and answer some big questions as we head into Quarterfinals. Plus, history is made at the Arnold Strongwoman Classic and why Tommy might get drafted by an NFL team.

Hit and Catch #9 - The Road to Recovery

The surgery is done, now the recovery begins. Monster Michael Todd updates on the procedure to repair is right biceps and what the timeline might look like for his return. Plus, Rebecca gets set to take on 23.3 in the CrossFit Open

Fitness with Friends #120 - Alexis Raptis

Lauren Kalil sits down with the 10th fittest woman on Earth Alexis Raptis as she gears up for the 2023 CrossFit Games season.

23.2 Recap, Measuring Matters and Tackling the NFL Combine

We are into the final week of the Open. Sean and Tommy take a look back at the top performances from 23.2 A and B. They discuss the penalty that cost Scott Tetlow the win in 23.2 A and the huge weights that were thrown around in the 1-rep max thruster. Plus, Tommy talks about his experience at the NFL combine and why scouts may want to consider him as a late round draft pick.

Hit and Catch #8 - Chest to Bar Pull Ups, Torn Biceps and Leaning into the Left

Monster Michael Todd adds three more gold medals to his total, but it comes at a price. A torn right biceps knocks him out of most of last weekend's competition, but there is a silver lining. Plus, Rebecca Todd crosses another thing off her CrossFit to-do list.