• Misbah Haque

Building Your Aerobic Capacity w/ Shanna Guzman

Shanna Guzman is a coach here at Revival Strength. She's someone I've had the chance to learn a lot from over the last several months. Especially when it comes to anything endurance-related. Shanna comes from a swimming background, where she won a world championship in the 200m Backstroke in 2006 and multiple national titles from 2006-2012.

She's currently being coached by Mike Lee of OPEX and is focused on developing herself to compete in the 40+ division of the CrossFit Games this year. The most fascinating part for me is talking about the honesty it takes to live the lifestyle of a competitor while also pursuing a coaching career.

Show Notes:

  • (19:00) - Rhythms between coaching and competing

  • (27:45) - Learning

  • (31:30) - Honesty

  • (37:45) - Aerobic work for beginners

  • (42:15) - Earning your intensity

  • (48:00) - Mixed modal aerobic work

  • (59:00) - Dose-response

Resources we may have talked about:

  • The Handbook of the Navigator

  • Good To Great

  • Open: An Autobiography

  • #64 – How Coaches Can Develop Systems For Handling A Robust Client Load w/ Mike Lee

  • Individual Coaching

How you can connect w/ Shanna:

  • Instagram: @shannalynnguzman



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