How Kara Saunders Trained Through Covid-19

COVID has taken it’s toll on all of us this past year when it comes to training.

It’s been a challenge, but in order to stay on top of the sport, the best athletes have had to adapt their schedules and training to work around quarantine schedules and equipment limitations.

Director of Strength and Conditioning, Nick Fowler is joined by 7x CrossFit Games Athlete, Kara Saunders to discuss a variety of topics including finding balance as a new mother, programming around COVID-19 limitations, preparing for the unknown that was the ‘20 CrossFit Games season, and what’s next for Kara.


1:14Balancing parenthood, owning a business, and training for the CrossFit Games

6:45 – How to prepare the best athletes in the world for the unknown

12:24 – Growing as an athlete through pregnancy

22:29 – Mindset after not qualifying for the ‘20 CrossFit Games

27:34 – Offseason Training for the ‘21 CrossFit Games

30:10 – The new CrossFit Games season format

41:07 – How to train the skill of competing 

46:04 – Structured programming vs. Classic CrossFit

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