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Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in All Interviews, CrossFit, Videos | 0 comments

Gift of Helping Others with Jessica Griffith

Gift of Helping Others with Jessica Griffith

What is going on fam. This week’s guest on Uncharted Performance is the fittest nurse on earth, Jessica Griffith, who in 2017 made the CrossFit Games as a rookie individual competitor. We caught up with Jessica during the inaugural Cleveland Clinic Get Fit Healthy Living Expo and we were just right outside of the competition floor for the Rogue Fitness Winter Classic, so there is a little background noise. Apologies in advance but it will definitely not take away from the episode. We discuss in depth her role as a Level 1 trauma nurse, what took for her to get there and why she absolutely loves what she does, starting all the way back to what drew her to the field of medicine. We explore the carryover over to training and competing in CrossFit, reconciling the two very demanding commitments, and the challenges as well as the opportunities presented by her unique schedule. One thing that you will quickly notice about Jessica is her very positive attitude and bright smile – find out in the episode exactly why.

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This week’s episode is brought to you by the Masters in Fitness Business Podcast hosted by Jim Adams. A lot of really good trainers start fitness business and most them are out of business within a year. Why? Being a good trainer and having equipment and a box or only small part of having a successful fitness business. You have to tackle expenses, overhead, books, taxes, employees and marketing just to name a few.  

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Jessica Griffith

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Resources

Barbell Medicine

Timeline

Start – 0:27 – Performing In High Stress Situations

0:28 – 2:48 – Opening And Introducing Jessica Griffith

2:49 – 10:36 – Fitness Expo, Exploring Cleveland

10:37 – 13:12 – Lift Off

13:13 – 21:36 – Wanting To Be The Best: Becoming A Nurse And Finding CrossFit

21:37 – 23:12 – Intermission

23:13 – 32:26 – Evolving In The Sport And Professionally

32:26 – 34:12 – Planning For CrossFit Games 2018

34:13 – 39:17 – Making Tough Choices

39:18 – 42:12 – Barbell Medicine

42:13 – 42:52 – Where To Find Jessica And What’s Next

42:53 – End – Outro

References

Brooke Wells

Cleveland Clinic Get Fit Healthy Living Expo

CrossFit Gambit

Jordan Feigenbaum

Rogue Fitness Winter Classic

Scott Panchik

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