Developing A Competitive Mindset with Emily Abbott

Episode 137

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast I’ll be interviewing a four-time CrossFit Games veteran, and total bad ass, Emily Abbott. Emily trains out of MOST Physical Preparation in Calgary, Alberta and has been a dominant force in Canada West since 2014. In this episode we’ll get a more in-depth look into the life of Abbott and getting into things like finding your divine flow, goals vs. intentions, and training less to gain more. Enjoy the show.


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Topics of discussion:

01:40 – The story behind Emily’s tattoos

04:50 – Testing your ethics

08:50 – Intentions vs. goal setting

14:12 – Emily’s style of leadership

17:25 – Awakening to your life’s purpose

22:54 – Increasing self-awareness

29:00 – Defining “Embodiment”

33:35 – Training less, gaining more

39:00 – Getting an edge on the competition

46:54 – Breaking the phone addiction

53:10 – Advice for athletes preparing for the Open

56:04 – Developing a competitive mindset


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