April 2010

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April 30, 2010

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The individual PDF articles published in March 2010 are collected here in a single download.

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

The articles included here are:

Hovey - Recovering From Ugly Whiteboard Syndrome
Warkentin - Central Canada Showdown
Wunderlich - On Top of the Western World
Grimes - If the Shoe Fits ...
Zavadel - The Coaching Cycle
Clark- Favela Fitness
Broderick - CrossFit for Physical Training
Hayes - Beyond the Body
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CrossFit Trainers and Games Athletes

By Pat Barber, Miranda Oldroyd, Pat Sherwood

In CrossFit Games, Videos

April 30, 2010

Video Article

Today is the official start to the Regional Qualifiers (semi-final round) for the CrossFit Games. The global community now focuses in on the 13 regional events around the world, and the top athletes from each will get to compete in Los Angeles from July 16 to 18.

At a recent cert in California, Sevan Matossian caught up with HQ trainers and past Games athletes Pat Sherwood, Miranda Oldroyd and Pat Barber, who offered their… Continue Reading

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Implementing the WOD

By Tanya Wagner

In Coaching, Videos

April 29, 2010

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Most people know Tanya Wagner as the 2009 CrossFit Games champion, but she’s also a great trainer who runs CrossFit Apex with her husband Josh.

Tanya is a passionate, vocal trainer, and in this video shot at FilFest in Miami, Fla., Tanya explains what she’s actually saying when she’s coaching. Sometimes a coach needs to yell loudly, but other times a coach needs to calm an athlete down and help prevent him or her from getting out… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 117

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit Games, Radio

April 28, 2010

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On Episode 117 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed affiliate owner Monique Ames and CrossFit HQ’s Dave Castro. The episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

5:17 Monique Ames, owner of CrossFit Evolution, came on the show to talk about the mindset of an affiliate owner, and she started off with a description of her experience at FilFest in Miami, Fla. Monique has years of experience as a… Continue Reading

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Motivating Tommy: The Ding SLC Series Part 5

By Tommy Hackenbruck, Miranda Oldroyd and Rory McKernan

In Competition, CrossFit Games, Videos

April 28, 2010

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When you’re the second-fittest man in the world, you have to find ways to stay hungry and motivated. It isn’t feasible to fly in Mikko Salo or Jason Khalipa every weekend to hit a few competitive WODs, so top Games athletes are always in need of strategies to drive them to their limits.

Visiting 2009 CrossFit Games runner-up Tommy Hackenbruck via the Southwest Airlines Ding program, Tony Budding looks to push the former… Continue Reading

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job?

By Dr. Allison Belger

In Affiliation, Coaching

April 27, 2010

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More and more people are finding fulfillment with a career in CrossFit. Dr. Allison Belger talks to several affiliate owners who successfully made the jump and put their skills to use in the CrossFit box.

In today’s economy, plenty of people are working multiple jobs in order to make ends meet. It’s not uncommon for people to make use of different talents, different experience and different personality strengths when working jobs that sometimes have nothing to do with… Continue Reading

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No Snow? No Problem!

By Greg Hammond

In Sports Applications, Videos

April 27, 2010

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Back in the day, Nordic skiers looking for a break from the cold would bolt Concept2 rowing machines to walls and rig them to allow a movement similar to cross-country skiing. Concept2 decided to take that a step further and developed a SkiErg to better accommodate winter athletes indoors.

In Part 1 of this video shot in Vermont, Greg Hammond of Concept2 shows Pat Barber and Jon Gilson how to use… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Sports Applications

April 26, 2010

Video Article

Arm wrestling is a niche sport full of specialists—but they get the job done very effectively. Legendary champion John Brzenk and rising star Travis Bagent proved that point by taking on any and all comers at the 2009 CrossFit Games, and neither lost a single match in Aromas.

Brzenk is the subject of Sevan Matossian’s award-winning film Pulling John, and Specialization finds the director back in the world of arm wrestling… Continue Reading

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