There are 49 articles in this month.
September 30, 2010
Here are the individual PDF articles published in September 2010, collected together in a single download.
The video and audio articles are not contained in the PDF.
The articles included here are:
U.S. Army CrossFit Study - U.S. Army
Look, Ma: No Bands! - Lopez-Calleja
Testing Fitness as Sport - Budding
Keeping Your Adductors Strong - Starr
CrossFit Athletes vs. the Combine 360 - Castro
A Theoretical Template for CrossFit Endurance Programming - McBrien
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How do you train for an Ironman competition? According to Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance, it doesn’t have to take long distances or long time commitments.
CrossFit Endurance is trying to create a different kind of endurance athlete. While traditional long-distance training is effective, it is not the only way to train for endurance events. Short, intense workouts can also influence endurance performance. For example, CrossFit Endurance weekly training totals 7-10… Continue Reading
On Episode 139 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Heather Bergeron, who placed eighth at the 2010 CrossFit Games, and former pro-baseball player Dave Lipson. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.
In this clip shot at a recent Coaches Prep Course, HQ trainer Pat Sherwood describes the macro-micro-macro approach to coaching.
Sherwood explains that he takes a mental snapshot of the whole movement, then pinpoints a problem to fix and uses a hands-on approach to implement that fix. According to Sherwood, after correcting it’s imperative that the coach return to the macro view to see if the hands-on fix improved the overall movement.
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September 29, 2010
Members of Flatirons CrossFit set out to get hard data about the effects of the Paleo Diet and CrossFit workouts. Amy Santamaria and Tim Retzik report their findings.
As more members of the CrossFit community adopt a Paleo Diet, there is a great need for data quantifying the benefits of such a diet. We hear plenty of anecdotal evidence for Paleo-related improvements, but how reliable are these unsubstantiated claims? Those recommending a switch to Paleo need a foundation of… Continue Reading
Did you ever imagine that your knees-to-elbows skills can translate into a backflip, or that a muscle-up can help you climb walls? Let Carl Paoli teach you how.
Paoli is an elite gymnast and coach at San Francisco CrossFit, and he also runs his own practice called Naka Athletics. In Part 1, Paoli teaches us the backflip, saying, “It’s actually one of the easiest tricks in the book.” Paoli almost makes the backflip look simple as he breaks it… Continue Reading
When breast cancer struck her best friend at only age 26, Zionna Munoz realized many women cannot afford to get regular mammograms. She saw an opportunity to help these women through the supportive CrossFit community.
Munoz began Barbells for Boobs to organize the Amazing Grace fundraiser. Proceeds are donated to Mammograms in Action, a non-profit breast-cancer organization of which Munoz is founder and president. What started as an idea… Continue Reading
Zionna Munoz has started a new program to support the fight against breast cancer. Robert Wilson explains how Amazing Grace—Barbells for Boobs got its start.
The CrossFit community is no stranger to fundraisers. And CrossFitters are no strangers to going against the grain, even if that means putting themselves on the line.
So much of CrossFit training embraces the ideals of focus, concentration and working through those toughest of moments… Continue Reading