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#34 - Khan Porter On The Fitness Industry, Keeping Sane As An Athlete & Mental Health

Khan Porter is a professional CrossFit athlete and player on the DC Brawlers GRID team. He is a 3 x CrossFit Games qualifier and owner of CrossFit Play in NSW, Australia.

In this podcast, we talk a little more about how Khan’s educational background, how he got started in CrossFit and the fitness industry in general. Hear more also on his experience in the regionals and what’s next.

The deepest and most involving part of this conversation is regarding the mental health and mindset of Khan through his childhood until now. It's a really interesting conversation that everyone should listen to!

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Show Notes:

  • Tommy’s tribute. [4:50]
  • Is Khan Porter gay? [6:25]
  • Khan tells a preview about himself and how he started CrossFit. [07:35]
  • The reason why his parents created a facebook account for him. [10:40 ]
  • Khan’s educational background. [13:30]
  • Doc and Khan talk about what they feel in the fitness industry. [17:10]
  • Why won’t Khan do deadlifts? [20:30]
  • Are you sponsored by a game company? [22:20]
  • What was your training during your first competition in regionals? [23:30]
  • Continuation after regionals. [25:50]
  • Khan shares how he managed his injuries. [32:40]
  • Khan’s training practices to stay functional. [37:05]
  • Do you meditate in order to relax mentally? [46:15]
  • Anxiety issues. [49:50]
  • Handling people’s perception towards them. [50:50]
  • A story of Khan’s mental issues. [58:00]
  • The Good, Bad, and Science [1:02:10]
  • If you can have anyone’s voice, who would that be? [1:05:47]

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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.