July 2010

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July 31, 2010

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

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

The articles included here are:

Mason - Supplementation for Competition
Mc Evoy - To Game or Not to Game
Amundson - Coaching the Mental Side of CrossFit
Wunderle - Race-Day Fueling
Jordan - Facebook or Fitness?
Daigle - Go West, CrossFitter!
Warkentin - No Rep?
Saccoccia - The Learning Curve
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The Mind Is Primary

By Trevor Moawad

In Coaching, Videos

July 31, 2010

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Many contend that the grey matter between your ears is the most important “muscle” in your body. A properly prepped mind can lead to victory, while a mind filled with negativity can destroy an athlete with self-doubt.

The IMG Performance Institute boasts alumni such as Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers), Freddy Adu (AS Monaco), Maria Sharapova, Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) and others, so you can be sure its employees know how to create elite athletes… Continue Reading

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Grilled Fish Pockets

By Heather Bergeron and James Hobart

In Nutrition, Videos

July 30, 2010

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An athlete’s gotta eat, no doubt about that. Heather Bergeron and James Hobart are athletes, no doubt about that either. Bergeron is a trainer at CrossFit New England and recently finished eighth at the CrossFit Games, and Hobart (CrossFit Boston) is becoming something of a star after finishing 18th in his second CrossFit Games.

Both have been good enough to get in front of Again Faster’s camera for an impromptu cooking session.

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Sights of the Games

By Mike Warkentin

In Athletes, CrossFit Games

July 30, 2010

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In this collection of great moments from the 2010 CrossFit Games, Mike Warkentin shares some of the stories that made the Games a truly special event.

Which female competitor has done muscle-ups with a weighted vest?

Why did Lauren Plumey change her Day 3 outfit?

Who won the CrossFit Games unofficial post-event posedown?

Should you fear giant Jerome Perryman?

Can Mikko Salo train even harder in an attempt to win… Continue Reading

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The Calm After the Storm: Part 2

By Kristan Clever, Valerie MacKenzie Voboril and Rebecca Voigt

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Videos

July 29, 2010

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There’s no rest for the wicked, or so goes the saying.

Just one week after the 2010 CrossFit Games, competitors Kristan Clever (first), Valerie MacKenzie Voboril (third) and Rebecca Voigt (seventh) are back in the gym to decompress and look toward the future.

Clever came out of the event on top of the podium. With five first-place finishes throughout the weekend, Clever clearly did her homework and put in the time heading into… Continue Reading

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The Discovery of Pose Running: Part 3

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

July 29, 2010

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We’re back with Dr. Nicholas Romanov at the University of San Diego to learn more about his discovery of the Pose Method. In this third installment, the good doctor delves into the simplicity and beauty of Pose but reveals the dirty truth of “perception.” By utilizing the affects of gravity and a well-defined stride, runners improve their efficiency—but finding that stride isn’t easy.

“We do drills not for the sake of drills,” Romanov says. “We do drills for… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 130

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

July 28, 2010

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On Episode 130 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed the World's Fittest Male, Graham Holmberg. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 28, 2010.

1:40 Graham Holmberg recently won the 2010 CrossFit Games, thus earning the title “World’s Fittest Male.” Graham came on the show to talk about his training and preparation for the Games. He explained how he found CrossFit and what his history has been… Continue Reading

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Before the Muscle-Ups

By Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Videos

July 28, 2010

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Shortly after the opening ceremonies of the 2010 CrossFit Games, the first heat of women entered the arena ready to tackle a tough couplet of muscle-ups and snatches. With the heats selected according to regional placing, the first group did not feature the top regional competitors, so no one could have predicted the performance they were about to see when Dave Castro said, “Go!”

Enter Camille Leblanc-Bazinet.

With a background in gymnastics, the… Continue Reading

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