March 2009

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In CFJ and Monthly Collections

March 31, 2009

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As promised, here are the individual PDF articles published in March 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 - Ord - Full Mission Profile
Page 6 - Bunch - How to Pick Up Women
Page 13 - Hayes - SWAT Shapes Up
Page 21 - Cooper - Sebastien’s Story
Page 25 - Widman - CrossFit Startup Guide 2
Page 32 - Byers - Zone Gone Bad
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The CrossFit Risk Retention Group Insurance

By Russell Berger with Lisbeth Darsh and Lynne Pitts

In Affiliation

March 31, 2009

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A Risk Retention Group is a form of self-insurance. Unlike a traditional insurance company, an RRG is formed and owned by its policyholders, and covers specific liabilities and actions, as defined by the RRG, which are most likely not covered by any insurance you’re going to be able to get. As mysterious as that might sound, RRGs are common practice for law enforcement officers, doctors practicing emergency medicine, contractors… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition, Videos

March 31, 2009

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Pat Sherwood is one of CrossFit HQ’s top trainers. He is on the road most weekends at the various CrossFit Level 1 and Level 2 certification seminars. He is also a great athlete who is cranking out some very impressive athletic performances. Proper nutrition is essential for optimizing performance. But how can that happen with so much time on the road?

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In Combatives, Radio

March 31, 2009

Audio Article

This is the 50th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on March 30th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
3:15 Tony Blauer
57:00 News showing a link between diet soda and obesity

Tony Blauer is more than just a self defense expert. He has pioneered several systems that have re-defined how the industry teaches personal protection. Several weeks ago Neil stumbled onto Tony’s Facebook page where he found a sample of the new 57… Continue Reading

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Rowing a Sub-7 2k—Without Rowing?

By EvaClaire EC Synkowski

In Rowing, Sports Applications

March 30, 2009

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EC Synkowski is a CrossFitter. She’s also a trainer, and part of the traveling Level 1 certification team. She was built to row (according to those in the field), though she has no formal training and only moderate interest.

Last year, she competed for the first time in the Concept2 Crash-B 2K sprint event. She pulled a 7:11.2, which put her 24th in the world. So, she was looking forward to… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit, Radio

March 30, 2009

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This is the 2nd episode of the CrossFit Radio Weekend Edition, which aired at 6pm PDT on Sunday, March 29th, 2009

0:00 Intro with Stephanie Aardal
5:45 Nicole Carroll

Nicole is CrossFit's Director of Training. She talks about the CrossFit Certification program, explains the distinctions between CrossFit certification levels, and also what to expect when you attend a CrossFit cert. There is discussion of both the history… Continue Reading

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Dave Re was awarded title of Grand Master by the US Practical Shooting Association in September, 2007. It is their highest classification, but it didn’t mean that he was capable of winning major matches.

At 212 pounds, I was simply too slow to get off enough shots in a game that scored on quality and quantity. But I had hope that I could turn around that weakness in my game due to something I’d started a month… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Radio, Special Populations

March 29, 2009

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This is the first episode of the CrossFit Radio Weekend Edition, which aired at 6P PDT on Saturday, March 28th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
8:30 Nicole Verbrugghe and Fran Mason

The two guests are CrossFit women in their 40’s: Games competitor Nicole Verbrugghe and CrossFit Seattle trainer Fran Mason. They talk about producing high levels of CrossFit proficiency in women, especially those over 40.

Issues discussed include overcoming societal notions about women in… Continue Reading

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