James Fitzgerald of OPEX – Fitness Explained

Episode 253


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Show notes

6:22 – Who is James Fitzgerald?

8:32 – Explaining when OPEX became its own entity and how it happened.

9:35 – James’ experience with CrossFit and his transition away from it.

13:09 – How OPEX approaches individualizing training, coaching, etc.

17:44 – What is “Mixed Modal” training.

20:10 – How to periodize and recover from Mixed Modal training.

25:55 – An athlete’s training timeline inside structured training and periodization.

29:38 – Going from intermediate to advanced inside competitive fitness.

30:16 – Genetics playing a role inside fitness.

32:43 – The mindset of athletes.

36:00 – How OPEX as a brand works on developing the skill of coaching.

39:38 – Optimizing recovery.

49:10 – Aesthetics and Performance, what’s possible and what’s practical.

55:07 – The difference between Athletes and General Population.

59:52 – Functional Bodybuilding

1:03:47 – You Are Dinner Table With 3 Empty Seats, You Can Pick 3 People To Sit With You, Dead Or Alive, Who Would You Pick?

1:05:27 – Where listeners can find James and all of his content.

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