October 2010

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In Medical/Injuries, Videos

October 27, 2010

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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.

In Part 6, Starrett explains that an anterior… Continue Reading

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The Silence of the WODs

By Ahmik Jones

In Equipment

October 27, 2010

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Dealing with angry neighbors complaining about the noise? Ahmik Jones shows you how to build a lifting platform that’ll keep athletes and neighbors happy.

We had a problem that has unfortunately been very common among affiliates. Despite the fact that we had brought our new landlord and neighbor over twice to observe workouts prior to signing our lease—and we dropped heavy weights from overhead right in front of him—and… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Videos

October 26, 2010

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“I want your goals to fire you up so much that you can barely fall asleep at night because you’re so compelled to continue to work towards your goal and in the morning you pop out of bed because the first thing you want to do is get out there and work towards the accomplishment of your goal.”

Can you imagine being that passionate about your goals? Let Greg Amundson inspire you.

The Original Firebreather, Amundson shares his… Continue Reading

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Planning for a Win

By Josh Everett

In Olympic Lifts

October 26, 2010

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Josh Everett reveals the six-week training program that earned him a victory in the 85-kg class at the CrossFit-USAW Open in Colorado Springs.

When I first heard of the possibility of a CrossFit weightlifting championship from Dave Castro, I was excited. Weightlifting is one of the four sports I have seriously and specifically trained for and competed in (the others being track and field, football and… Continue Reading

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In Olympic Lifts, Videos

October 25, 2010

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What’s it like for a CrossFitter to compete in Olympic lifting? For Heather Bergeron of CrossFit New England, the CrossFit-USAW Open was an emotional experience.

“Well, I’m now known as the Comeback Kid,” Bergeron says.

Even under the guidance of Olympic-lifting coach Mike Burgener, Bergeron had a frustrating time with the snatch and did not register a successful lift.

“I honestly don’t know what went wrong,” Bergeron said.

After that harrowing… Continue Reading

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La Training Guide CrossFit

By Greg Glassman and Staff

In Seminars Training Guide

October 25, 2010

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La Training Guide CrossFit è un’insieme di articoli del CrossFit Journal, scritti negli ultimi 10 anni principalmente dall’allenatore Greg Glassman sui movimenti e i concetti fondamentali alla base del metodo CrossFit.

Questa Guida è progettata per essere utilizzata insieme al corso CrossFit di Livello 1 per allenatori, per aiutare a sviluppare le proprie conoscenze e abilità di allenamento e a prepararsi per il Test di livello 1 per allenatori. Si tratta di una risorsa… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Reference, Videos

October 24, 2010

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Maintaining the lumbar curve is paramount when it comes to deadlifting. If an athlete can’t find or maintain a safe lumbar spine position for whatever reason, coaches should know how to make adjustments and set that athlete up for success.

At a recent Coaches Prep Course, HQ trainer Chris Spealler helps an athlete reach the ideal set position. First, he works with a dowel. Then he adds weight to see if the tension provides… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Fort Vancouver: Impact of the Win

By CrossFit Fort Vancouver

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Videos

October 23, 2010

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What’s it like to win the CrossFit Games Affiliate Cup? According to members of CrossFit Fort Vancouver, it’s pretty cool.

The victors returned triumphant to a gym ready to celebrate them whether they had won or not, and even before the team had left, gym members were planning to meet their returning colleagues at the airport and decorate the gym. During the events, the whole box rallied around its team and came… Continue Reading

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