Move Forward: A Young Woman’s Journey with a Rare Disease and Moving Forward in the Name of Her Sister

Perseverance holds a special significance to 28-year-old Kailey McCallister. When she was nearly three years old, she was diagnosed with Type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare genetic disease that causes progressive muscle weakness and a loss of strength. There are different types of SMA, and the level of severity can vary from one individual to another. People living with SMA Type 3 may have minimal to profound weakness by the time they reach adulthood.[2] Babies with Type 1 rarely reach motor milestones and the disease can be life-threatening,…

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Controlling the Chaos of Training in CrossFit

  No better way to kick of 2020’s podcasts than with one a coach who has gained worldwide respect because of the effort he has shown in pursuing and realizing the best in strength and conditioning training.     James Fitzgerald has over 20 years of experience as a strength coach. He was also the CrossFit games champion in 2007 and is the founder of OPEX, the education provider for coaches seeking career success, longevity, and fulfillment.   In this episode, we discuss:   Controlling the chaos of training for…

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