April 2009

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April 30, 2009

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Here are the individual PDF articles published in April 2009, collected together in a single download.

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

The articles included here are:

Rodi - How to Build a Better Neural Highway
Houghton - CrossFitters, Be Nice
Berger - Squatting Outside the Box
Starr - A Platform for Great Coaching
Wallack and Nabeta - Pukie at the Pool
Warkentin - Sunshine and Sweat
King - Ship Shape

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ASEP Lecture

By Greg Glassman

In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

April 30, 2009

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Coach Glassman presented CrossFit to the American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP). In preparation for that event, Lon Kilgore, PhD wrote:

On April 3rd, 2009 CrossFit will be introduced to the academic exercise physiology community at the American Society of Exercise Physiologists national conference to be held on the campus of Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

The intellectual foundations and practical applications of CrossFit will be… Continue Reading

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Running Technique Wheel Analogy

By Brian Mackenzie

In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

April 29, 2009

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Brian Mackenzie of CrossFit Endurance offers seminars on efficient running techniques.

In this video from CrossFit Again Faster, Brian works with Wendy, a seminar participant, to improve her running. He explains the wheel analogy, which compares a flat tire to a runner who spends a long time with their feet on the ground, both of which are less efficient.

There is video footage of Wendy before the instruction. Then Brian shows… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Radio

April 29, 2009

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This is the 9th episode of the Weekend Edition of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on Sunday, April 26th, 2009.

00:00 - 22:00 Dan MacDougald - retired lawyer and owner of CrossFit Atlanta, talks about the importance of the CrossFit RRG to the health of the community, and how affiliate gyms can contribute to the effort for everyone’s benefit.

22:00 - 27:30 Commentary, “Hard-Fought Wisdom” #2; Dave talks about motivation beyond the numbers.

27:20 - 46:06 Dave… Continue Reading

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Ship Shape

By Roger King

In Sports Applications

April 29, 2009

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Roger King writes about golfing, CrossFit and getting in ship shape.

I may not be the world’s greatest golf pro. I may not even be the world’s greatest golf pro who works on a cruise ship. But I am pretty sure that no one can touch me on this: I am most likely the world’s only — and therefore greatest — golf pro who works on a cruise ship and is a CrossFitter who hits his… Continue Reading

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In Kids, Radio

April 29, 2009

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This is the 8th episode of the Weekend Edition of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on Saturday, April 25th, 2009.

This episode features the subject of youth involvement in CrossFit.

00:00 - 27:20 Jeff Martin - co-founder (with wife Mikki) of CrossFit Kids. Dave and Jeff talk about the effect of CrossFit challenges on the character of young people, and the benefits to them in their lives outside of the gym.

27:20 - 29:50… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Videos

April 28, 2009

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Lauren Plumey hails from CrossFit Milford where she trains with Jocelyn Secondi and Jason Leydon.

Lauren followed her trainer from a globo gym that closed to CrossFit Milford, and went from athletic to being an athlete. She doesn’t like to scale to so-called “female weights.”

Her goals are on the gym whiteboard: getting her CrossFit Total into the 600s, improving her Fran time, and working on handstand push ups and thrusters… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Basics, Radio

April 28, 2009

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CrossFit Radio episode 61 featured three guests from a diverse section of CrossFit. Dale Saran (pictured at the 2007 CrossFit Games) is one of CrossFit’s attorneys that is helping with the RRG. He covered some of the finer points of the Risk Retention Group. He explained why so much money needs to be raised and where that money is going.

Tyler Weir has created an iPhone application where you can record… Continue Reading

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