James Fitzgerald, founder/director of OPEX Fitness, is back on the show! We build upon the meat of our last episode (Ep. 40) — which was really about understanding how he organizes his thoughts, views the integration of systems, and structures high level thinking. This episode gets a little more personal. We talk about fear, adversity, insecurities, higher purpose, and so much more. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.
- (6:35) – Transition from being an athlete and what current training looks like
- (11:57) – Relationship with food
- (13:33) – Rhythm of a day
- (18:10) – Leaving room for experimentation
- (20:11) – Balancing effort with rest in a work setting
- (22:30) – Fear and the inner narrator
- (25:20) – The impact of coaching coaches
- (30:00) – Spiritual views
- (36:50) – Artful movement
- (40:33) – Drawing parallels and inspiration from unrelated fields
- (47:29) – Adversity from the early days
- (51:52) – Being able to relate to coaches starting out
- (1:03:00) – Insecurities
- (1:08:04) – Top 5 Priorities and identifying high value action items
- (1:14:00) – USA Functional Fitness
- (1:20:30) – Essence of Sport
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