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Episode 151: Strength coach Ory Ortega discusses why he left Crossfit and training for strength vs looks

This week, Mike & Sincere chat with top fitness coach Ory Ortega, of Briga Training in Panama, as they discuss why Ory decided to break up with Crossfit, pioneering the growth of physical culture in Central America, as well as the following:

  • The guys share why Crossfit’s infamous “Fran” is ready for retirement
  • Ory discusses how Crossfit Briga ignited the growth of Crossfit in Panama
  • Ory discusses how the Crossfit-effect did not necessarily spread to Central America during the early days of Cossfit Briga
  • What prompted Ory to depart from Crossfit & why was this necessary for the growth of his brand
  • Ory shares why he feels Crossfit’s focus on being a “Sport” & it’s rapid growth is the detriment of the company
  •  The guys discuss training for strength vs. training for looks

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