A podcast for entrepreneurs who love 💪🏼 fitness. Hosted by Erick Arbé, a web developer, entrepreneur and CrossFit addict - each episode will dive into the minds of of incredible people. With interviews from top athletes and business owners from around the world, it's his goal to bring short, concise, and useful information that you can immediately apply to your life.
I sat down with Jem Young, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix. Jem also teaches programming and is co-host of a podcast called the Front End Happy Hour. We dive into all sorts of topics and really get into some great topics towards the end of the show. We discuss what it's like to work at Netflix, the millions of users that he directly affects each day, how to stay motivated and mentally healthy while working a desk job, and many other topics.
We dive into so many topics on this episode, here are a few:
- Front End Happy Hour
- What his job entails and why Netflix is such a forward thinking company
- A/B Testing
- Developer advocates
- How he incorporates fitness into his weekly routine
- Staying healthy to avoid mental burnout and solve complex problems
...and a plethora of great quotes.
You can find Jem on twitter.
In this episode, I called up Noah Ohlsen to chat about his recent CrossFit Atlantic Regionals Victory and hear more about how he trains for competitions, his nutrition schedule and tracking, and his recovery process. We try to distill his favorite methods into something the everyday athlete can do in their own life.
By 2028 it is Gretchen Kittelberger's goal to have functional fitness in the Olympics. How do you get a "new" sport into the Olympics? Very carefully. We dive into Gretchen's CrossFit Games experience, how she's a lawyer and actually worked for CrossFit, and how she created a non-profit organization to govern the sport of functional fitness. This episode almost turns into a "How I Built This" and it's an incredible story from a driven athlete.
Can you image breaking your back? Lindy can. In this incredible episode she shares her story of competitive fitness that she almost took too far. While performing a back squat she collapsed and was told she'd never lift again. Yet as we publish this episode, her team just won the Central Regionals event at the 2018 CrossFit qualifier.
If you're on the fence about whether or not to start your own company or quit your job and start your own venture - this episode is for you. Bryce Adams, founder of metorik.com, left his job with only four months of runway and is now running a very successful company with over 250 customers and growing.
If you've done any kind of front-end design or development in the past ten years, there's a good chance you ran across a blog article by Chris Coyier. Amongst other things, we talk about his relationship with CrossFit, how CSS Tricks got started, how CodePen got started, the power of blogging, how almost all his work is public, and things that have helped him along the way in his professional career.
Jack McDade, founder of the flat-file CMS Statamic shares his story about the roots of his product, how he got into web development and the future of Statamic. We also dive into vacations, travel and about how he lost 60lbs! after starting CrossFit.
In this episode I talk with Carl Paoli - former gymnast, trainer, author and movement specialist. His unique outlook on fitness and life is truly interesting. He has coached some of the most elite athletes in the world and can still do a back handspring. His book is the basis for his Freestyle Connection Movement events that he gives all over the world.