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Eric Botsford

Eric Botsford is the founder of Good Times Crossfit and is the national MC for Tough Mudder events. Eric has always been an athlete. Soccer, Water-skiing, Snowboarding, Climbing, and CrossFit... you name it. With 7 years of Firefighting experience, Eric knows how to build a team, which shows in the strong community he built at Good Times CrossFit. "No egos, just hard work". Eric has a three step process for success; Get your Nutrition dialed in, Prepare your mind, Train like your life depends on it! Eric has been an advocate for the CrossFit community since 2009 hosting competitions and interning on the Level 1 staff. Eric spreads his Fitness passion at Tough Mudder events, reaching over 11,000 people every weekend with his message of challenge and resilience!

“Favorite Fit Face Product: "Advanced Protection SPF 30 Face Moisturizer. Living in Hawaii is amazing, but the sun will hammer on your skin if you’re not protected.”

Charles Shipman

Charles Shipman is founder of Be Strong Athletics, a strength and conditioning coaching company which has trained hundreds of athletes around the country. Over the last decade he has led athletes to every national Olympic Weightlifting competition in the USA. Through his seminars Charles focuses on leveraging theories of strength for sports into strength for overall living.

“When in doubt, squat. Sometimes you only have a limited time to work out. If you are wondering how to get the biggest bang for your buck, use the biggest muscles.”

“Sleep and water. Anytime there is a problem, first see if it can be fixed with more sleep and more water.”

Favorite Fit Face Product: Advanced Recovery Post Shave/Sun Serum. I love feeling the cooling sensation after a harsh shave. Really calms down irritated skin.

Jason Marvin, PT

Jason Marvin, PT is a licensed physical therapist, former competitive bodybuilder, and competitive water skier. His unique manual approach to healing and holistic balance, and his use of osteopathic principles have helped thousands of athletes heal and reclaim their natural “mid-line”. He is specially trained in assessing and diagnosing lesions in the visceral, myofascial, vascular, neural, osteoarticular, and dural systems. Jason regularly competes at elite water ski tournaments throughout the country.

“The respiratory diaphragm is the most important muscle in the body regarding health. It will regulate the blood flow away from and return to the heart. It can also be responsible for symptoms of gastro-esophageal reflux disease...better known as G.E.R.D. Stretch the hip flexor (psoas) and quadratus lumborum.”

“Fascial restriction can change the genetic function of our body at the cellular level, and therefore is a determining factor for overall health. Better flexibility means better health.”

Favorite Fit Face Product: Advanced Recovery Post Shave/Sun Serum. It really soothes and hydrates my skin.

John Martin

John Martin is founder and co-owner of The Lyfe Group, which provides corporate wellness consulting and empowers individuals to live purpose-full and pain-free lives. As a clinical researcher and exercise physiologist John has presented at the World Congress on Exercise in Medicine and has been published on topics such as “Kettlebell Routine and Hypotensive Blood Pressure”. As a corporate health coach John has helped shape wellness programs for organizations such as Apple Inc. and Cigna Healthcare.

“Turn off electronics (cell phone included) at least 30 minutes prior to bedtime to avoid melatonin reductions. Melatonin helps promote the R.E.M. sleep cycle where recovery happens. Poor sleep = a tired face.”

Favorite Fit Face Product: Advanced Mainteance Daily Face Cleanser. My face is clean, not dry, and it works like a face wash is supposed to.

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