January 2009

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In CFJ and Monthly Collections

January 31, 2009

PDF Article

As promised, here are the individual PDF articles published in January 2009, collected together in a single download.

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

The articles included here are:

Page 1 - Byers - Best of CrossFit 1
Page 6 - Starr - Pulling Exercises
Page 12 - Paproki - Broke-Back Comeback
Page 15 - Wallack - The 80-Year-Old Guinea Pig
Page 20 - Widman - A CrossFit Startup Guide 1
Page 27 - MacPhee - Triathlete… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Videos

January 31, 2009

Video Article

Gillian Mounsey finished 3rd overall in the 2008 CrossFit Games. She had been training CrossFit specifically for only 12 weeks. But, as we find out in this profile from Again Faster, she has been training hard for about 16 years.

In this final of three parts, Gillian talks about the role of coaching, how she programs her workouts, her 16 years of logging her training, how she views training as she… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

January 31, 2009

Audio Article

This is the 27th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PST on January 30th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
4:00 James Fitzgerald (OPT)
54:00 Callout for a few new CrossFitters to chronicle their efforts

Neil had so many questions sent in advance from listeners that they just jumped right into them. Topics included his strategy for getting through WODs most efficiently, how he psyches up for a competition, and why… Continue Reading

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In ExPhysiology, Videos

January 30, 2009

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… Continue Reading

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Movement 101

By Lon Kilgore

In ExPhysiology, Reference

January 29, 2009

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Lon Kilgore, PhD writes about the basics of human anatomy and movement definitions (Movement 101).

Anatomy is an intimidating topic to lots of people, but it is an important area of study relevant to many professions, including teachers of exercise. Previously, we examined how the recognition of body segment lengths that deviated from “normal” affected how a movement would look (Measure of a Man). It was our first step at… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition, Radio

January 29, 2009

Audio Article

This is the 26th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PST on January 28th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
1:00 Mike Adams, the editor of naturalnews.com
36:00 No news in the news
39:00 World record claimed on max number of chin ups in one minute (54) by Jake Moller (Video)

Mike has done some research and writing on controversial topics regarding the state of the American Health industry. He… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Videos, Workouts

January 28, 2009

Video Article

This is Part 5 of the second episode of the Boz and Todd Experience. Boz and Todd, with special guest Chris Spealler, conducted four training sessions at Front Range CrossFit. Except for scheduling the athletes, these sessions were unplanned. They met with the athletes for the first time that night, interviewed them about their strengths and weaknesses, and took them through a training session and workout. Real world training… Continue Reading

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In Exercises, Olympic Lifts, Videos

January 28, 2009

Video Article

In this excerpt from the CrossFit Olympic Lifting Certification seminar at CrossFit Marina on January 18th, 2009, Coach Burgener explains a series of skill transfer exercises for the jerk.

The jerk is an explosive movement in which the barbell is jumped from the shoulders to overhead. The standard jerk in Olympic Weightlifting competitions is the split jerk. The split jerk is extremely complex. To develop the… Continue Reading

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