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Born to Be a Badass

Aug 24, 2020

Danny Burde is the founder of Iron Crew Athletics. He has bachelor's degrees in both psychology and kinesiology. He's a CrossFit level two coach, and was a head coach at NorCal CrossFit (akaNCfit) before he started Iron Crew Athletics. He's been immersed in fitness since he was 12 years old and has an immense passion for helping other people. Danny specializes in helping people find sustainable exercise and nutrition plans and his vision is a world where everyone stays in shape and eats healthy forever. A former police officer who used to respond to domestic violence calls, he’s also waiting to serve his sentence after being convicted of felony domestic violence.


In this episode, Danny and I discuss:

  • Being a police officer and dealing with domestic violence incidents.
  • The cycle of abuse as well as abuse in emotional, psychological, and physical ways.
  • How police officers are trained to handle conflict resolution.
  • Domestic violence: happens to everyone. It doesn’t pick a sex or body type.


Key Takeaways:

  • Danny’s favorite self-care practice is exercising. 
  • Danny’s advice to men in their 20’s is to realize that you are young, don’t give in to the pressure of being in a rush to start your life.


"This incident, this moment in time, does not define who you are." 

—  Danny Burde


Connect with Danny Burde:

Website: Iron Crew Athletics

Instagram: Danny_Burde

Youtube: Iron Crew Athletics

LinkedIn: Danny Burde

Podcast: Iron Crew Podcast

Episode on Domestic Violence




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