December 2008

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December 31, 2008

PDF Article

As promised, here are the individual PDF articles published in December 2008, collected together in a single download.

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

The articles included here are:

Page 1 - Bielanski - Hitting the Road
Page 5 - Starr - Dynamic Pulling Exercises
Page 12 - Novy-Marx - Statistical Analysis of the 08 Games
Page 18 - Berger - Affiliate Competition
Page 23 - Nitz - High Performance Pregnancy
Page 27 - Taylor - CrossFit Algebra… Continue Reading

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Being a Successful Affiliate

By Craig Patterson

In Affiliation, Audio, Videos

December 31, 2008

Video Article

Craig Patterson runs CrossFit Vancouver, now a thriving business. But it wasn’t always that way. Craig, by his own admission, did many things wrong. At one point, he was on the verge of bankruptcy with total monthly revenue of about $800. After many changes, in the month before the Affiliate Gathering, which took place Feb 2-3, 2008, they had $54,000 of revenue. What changed?

This video is Patty’s colorful story. Drug references… Continue Reading

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Midline Stabilization Part 2

By Kelly Starrett

In ExPhysiology, Videos

December 30, 2008

Video Article

Midline stabilization is essential for effective functional movement. Kelly Starrett, of San Francisco CrossFit, explains the essential anatomy and physiology of it in this excerpt from his one day seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz on November 9, 2008.

The midline is the entire spine, and its stability is dependent not just on the core, but also on all the prime movers of the body, including the hip, glutes, and hamstrings… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Nutrition

December 29, 2008

PDF Article

This is a Zone diet article written from the perspective of an athlete with a full time job.

For seven years now, Greg Amundson has stuck to a strict Zone meal plan, and the results have been great. At about 6'0", and a lean 205lbs with a very high activity level, Greg was prescribed 22 blocks and 2x fat. He has varied only occasionally from this over the years, even while serving as a… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Athletes, Radio

December 28, 2008

Audio Article

This is the 15th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 8am PST on December 28th, 2008.

0:00 Intro and Justin’s Year in Review poem
11:15 Pat Barber from CrossFit Santa Cruz
35:45 “What the food industry doesn’t want you to know”
41:00 Lisbeth Darsh from CrossFit Watertown and the Affiliate Blog
1:09:30 Comments of the week (including an Operation Phoenix update)
1:15:00 Justin and Neil’s top three CrossFit moments of the year

1hr 23min… Continue Reading

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In Archive, Audio, Nutrition

December 27, 2008

Audio Article

CrossFit Live was Dave Young’s version of CrossFit Radio from 2005 and 2006. This is the fourth episode from June 5th, 2005 with Robb Wolf of CrossFit Norcal. Pictured are Robb, Nicole Carroll, Dave Leys, and Annie Sakamoto doing Mary at the CrossFit Certification Seminar on Feb 13, 2005.

Robb talks about how he got started with CrossFit before digging in to many of the common key nutrition issues related to… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Audio, Kids, Nutrition, Videos

December 26, 2008

Video Article

Heather Keenan, 32, is a trainer at CrossFit New England, the strength and conditioning coach at Nobles School, a mom to two kids (Maya 8 and Jonah 4), and an aspiring 2009 CrossFit Games competitor.

In this three part video series, the Again Faster crew profile Heather, who came in 2nd place in Albany CrossFit’s East Coast Challenge last year, right behind Tanya Wagner. She recently passed her CrossFit Level 2… Continue Reading

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Midline Stabilization Part 1

By Kelly Starrett

In ExPhysiology, Videos

December 25, 2008

Video Article

Midline stabilization is essential for effective functional movement. Kelly Starrett, of San Francisco CrossFit, explains the essential anatomy and physiology of it in this excerpt from his one day seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz on November 9, 2008.

The midline is the entire spine, and its stability is dependent not just on the core, but also on all the prime movers of the body, including the hip, glutes, and hamstrings… Continue Reading

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