June 2010

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In CFJ and Monthly Collections

June 30, 2010

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

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

The articles included here are:

Castro - Snatch Strategies for CrossFit Workouts and Competitions
Morrison - Rise of the Euro?
McKee - CrossFit and FM 21-20
Cecil - Tough for Whom?
Warkentin - It Takes a Barbell
Starr - Improving the Clean
Platek - The Ultimate Painkiller?
Cochran - No Limits
Moore - Aged 18… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 126

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

June 30, 2010

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On Episode 126 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two female regional champions. First up was Canada Regional winner Alicia Connors, while the second half of the show featured Jasmine Dever, winner of the North Central Regional. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

1:43 Justin began the show by reading a few e-mails from listeners who are using CrossFit to overcome and raise… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Games, Videos

June 30, 2010

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The Southeast Regional was one of three events held on the last weekend of qualification, and the competition featured a host of big names from seven states. Many 2009 Games athletes were registered for the event, including Jenni Orr, Shana Alverson and Laura DeMarco, but newcomers such as Michelle Kinney, Leah Polaski and others had legitimate shots to take one of four spots in L.A.

The regional featured five events:

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In Athletes, Videos

June 30, 2010

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Dave Castro is back with a group of top CrossFit athletes for a round-table discussion of training methodologies. Many of the athletes are preparing for the 2010 CrossFit Games.

In Part 1, the conversation turns toward the elusive subject of training volume, which proves to be a hot topic. Pat Barber defends the low-volume approach with a focus on intensity, while others in the crowd seem convinced that a strength-biased… Continue Reading

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Benching With Louie: Part 3

By Louie Simmons

In Powerlifting, Videos

June 29, 2010

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Louie Simmons can make you strong, but how he does it can be a bit of a mystery. Louie, however, doesn’t keep any secrets and shares his techniques with the CrossFit community at Powerlifting Certs.

One of the most integral parts to understanding the Westside Barbell method is to know that velocity is critical. While Simmons and crew work towards new PRs by lifting max weights on some days, they also use… Continue Reading

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In Competition, CrossFit Games

June 29, 2010

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CrossFit competitions are intense tests of physical skills—but they’re also where colorful characters let it all hang out. A now-sober Kevin Daigle reports.

The more I compete in CrossFit, the more I learn about myself—including how bad Rob Orlando and James Hobart can kick my ass.

Having just returned from Albany, N.Y., and the Northeast Regional event, I should be ready for a long summer’s rest and recovery… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Videos

June 28, 2010

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Ian Wittenber continues his journey to L.A., this time visiting Decatur and Atlanta, Ga., to chat with strong southern women Shana Alverson and Laura DeMarco.

In 2009, Alverson didn’t feel like she was supposed to be at the CrossFit Games. Despite her doubt, the former musician finished 25th, and in 2010 she earned another shot at the Games by finishing third in the Southeast Regional.

Laura DeMarco, once an inactive… Continue Reading

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In Medical/Injuries, Videos

June 28, 2010

Video Article

Mobility and recovery expert Kelly Starrett has a lot of unique ways to improve a client’s range of motion and flexibility without traditional static stretching. By using some basic principles of physical therapy coupled with around-the-house objects, Starrett takes a few athletes at CrossFit Santa Cruz through a series of two-minute drills aimed at improving their performance.

Continuing with the shoulder mobilization from Part 1, Starrett now works… Continue Reading

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