November 2008

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November 30, 2008

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As promised, here are the individual PDF articles published in November, collected together in a single download.

The video and audio articles are not contained in the PDF.

There were 29 total articles published in November, 40% more than last month: 5 audio podcasts, 14 video articles (7 of which had an audio-only option), and 10 prose articles.

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Olympic Lifts, Radio

November 30, 2008

Audio Article

This is the 11th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 8am PST on November 30th, 2008.

0:00 Intro and being thankful
5:30 Josh Everett
25:30 Having fun with Yoga
30:15 Bill Patton from LogsItAll
50:45 Letter of the Week
54:45 Coach Mike Burgener of Mike’s Gym

1hr 12min 54sec

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CrossFit Goes to College

By Juan Hernandez

In Affiliation

November 30, 2008

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Juan Hernandez describes his experience of CrossFitting at his college, the University of North Carolina.

I heard about CrossFit over the summer from a buddy doing it at a YMCA back home, and started the workouts here at UNC during orientation week. At first it was only me, reveling solo in the pain like a monk in a monastery. After about a month, I ran into David Blumberg, and Eugenio “Junior” Valdez… Continue Reading

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This is the fifth part of the Programming lecture from the CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar at CrossFit One World in Union City, CA on May 11, 2008.

Dave Castro covers the two main workout types: Task priority and time priority. In task priority workouts, the total work is fixed, with the time it takes to complete up to you. In time priority workouts, the time is fixed, with the total… Continue Reading

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In ExPhysiology, Exercises, Powerlifting

November 26, 2008

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Drawing on more than 30 years in the fitness industry, Mark Rippetoe writes that an “active hip” can help clean up problems associated with the squat. Dr. Stef Bradford and Dr. Lon Kilgore, Rippetoe’s long-time collaborators, also contributed to this article.

When we squat, the standard range of motion criterion for the exercise is “below parallel.” This is defined as the hip joint identified at the apex of… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Videos

November 25, 2008

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Jason Khalipa of CrossFit Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA won the 2008 CrossFit Games. Tony Budding took advantage of his recent visit to get to know him a little better.

Jason comes from a Globo Gym background; his first CrossFit workout was in December, 2006 (Fran with jumping pull-ups). He’s remarkably easy going as he talks about the transition to CrossFit, his fiance, his training, and opening an affiliate.

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Meth in a Can

By Keith Graves

In Nutrition

November 24, 2008

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Keith Graves is a certified Level 1 CrossFit Trainer at MMCrossFit in Livermore, CA, and a police officer assigned to both the Narcotics Unit and the SWAT Team. Graves is a certified Drug Recognition Expert Instructor (#3292), a court-certified expert in stimulant influence, and a teacher of drug influence courses for the California Narcotics Officers Association. He sees an unfortunate similarity between the effects of… Continue Reading

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Audio Article

This is the 10th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 8am PST on November 23rd, 2008.

0:00 Show Intro, JJ's wrestlers, Neil's PRs
5:30 Tanya Wagner of CrossFit Apex
24:00 Freddy Camacho of CrossFit One World
49:30 Story from Trevor
52:00 Coach Mark Rippetoe of CrossFit Wichita Falls

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