CrossFit Radio Episode 382

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

May 23, 2015

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On Episode 382 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed the individual champions of the Atlantic Regional: Emily Bridgers and Noah Ohlsen. This episode was webcast on May 20, 2015.

1:59 Emily Bridgers stormed through the Atlantic Regional to take first and qualify for the CrossFit Games. She was one of only two female athletes to finish Event 3, and she said she’s received a lot of texts from other athletes who are planning their strategy for the challenge. She detailed the advice she gave before explaining how she’ll prepare for the CrossFit Games in July.

14:14 Noah Ohlsen place eighth as a rookie at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games, and he earned a return trip by winning the Atlantic Regional. He talked about how regionals are more competitive this year with several Open regions combining and only five Games spots available. After finishing no lower 11th in any event, Ohlsen explained which of the seven regional tests were his favorites. Finally, he shared the advice he gave Mathew Fraser in advance of the East Regional.

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License to Live

By Brittney Saline

In CrossFit, Rest Day/Theory

May 20, 2015

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With frivolous licensure threatening the fitness community, Brittney Saline investigates how regulation has failed many other industries.

Isis Brantley began African braiding as a child, practicing skills learned from her mother on neighbors in a small, impoverished community in southern Dallas, Texas. She has made her living braiding since 25, and in 1995, at 36, she opened her own salon.

Then she got arrested.

The date was Oct. 13, 1997, a Monday. Two women… Continue Reading

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Brain Cramps?

By Hilary Achauer

In CrossFit Football, ExPhysiology

May 18, 2015

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Despite a wealth of scientific research on hydration and cramping, few athletes and coaches know anything about preventing and treating muscle cramps.

Trent Cole never knew when they were going to strike: Exercise-induced muscle cramps were a serious problem for Cole when the Philadelphia Eagles drafted the University of Cincinnati product in 2005. No matter what he tried or how much fluid he drank, he couldn’t stop the full-body muscle cramps.

“I hydrated as… Continue Reading

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Athlete Emotion Project

By Dave Re, Michael Brian, Heber Cannon and Ian Wittenber

In Athletes, CrossFit Games

May 14, 2015

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“We are often taught to look for the beauty in all things, so in finding it, the layman asks the philosopher while the philosopher asks the photographer.”

―Criss Jami, “Killosophy”

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No Rest for the Foolish

By Bill Starr

In Coaching, Olympic Lifts, Powerlifting

May 13, 2015

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Bill Starr addresses an element of strength training that’s too often disregarded by hard-charging athletes.

Editor’s note: Bill Starr completed this article before he passed away April 7, 2015, in Maryland.

There are three sides to the strength pyramid: training, nutrition and rest.

It takes time to learn how to do various exercises using proper technique, what exercises to do on which training days, what sets and… Continue Reading

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Unfit to Print?

By Emily Beers

In CrossFit, ExPhysiology, Legal

May 12, 2015

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Affiliate owners explain how the publication of shoddy science affects their businesses and the CrossFit brand.

It was just one short paragraph, but those five sentences have become the basis of two lawsuits.

The peer-reviewed study “CrossFit-Based High Intensity Power Training Improves Maximal Aerobic Fitness and Body Composition” was published November 2013 in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, the official journal of the National… Continue Reading

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