There are 49 articles in this month.
December 31, 2010
Here are the individual PDF articles published in December 2010, collected together in a single download.
The video and audio articles are not contained in the PDF.
The articles included here are:
Diagramming Fitness - Hass
The Crucible - Keane
The Lumberjacks Remember - Morales
Burg’s Eye View No. 2 - Burgener
The Value of Mental Rehearsal in Strength Training - Starr
Old School for New Ideas - Guere
The Power of Conscious Breathing - Parlen
Skin Infections and the… Continue Reading
Join Brian Curley, the 2010 CrossFit Games Masters champion, as he discusses the background and training that led to his win.
Curley started with personal training by CrossFit New England’s Ben Bergeron, who introduced him to CrossFit. Curley admits the transition to CrossFit from more traditional working out was difficult for the more technical movements.
“The intensity, too, was something that was an interesting transition,” he says.
But the workouts kept him coming back… Continue Reading
In Part 4 of this series, Louie Simmons fields more questions about the conjugate system he uses to produce brutally strong powerlifters.
Of particular note is a section where Simmons clarifies the percentages athletes should use on dynamic-effort day without powerlifting gear.
And in yet another intersection of Westside methods and CrossFit training principles, Simmons touches on general physical preparedness and explains that a good workout doesn’t… Continue Reading
On Episode 152 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed HQ trainer Miranda Oldroyd and sixth-place Games finisher Austin Malleolo. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.
2:50 Miranda Oldroyd is a member of HQ’s training staff, and she’s also a fierce competitor. She came on the show to talk about her plans to make a run at qualifying for the 2011 Games, and she… Continue Reading
With some of CrossFit’s top athletes in Lake Tahoe, Calif., for the Rogue Vs. Again Faster Throwdown, it was a great opportunity to throw the athletes into a room and get them talking with the cameras rolling.
In this installment, Dave Lispon starts off the discussion by asking Rich Froning Jr. how much he works out.
“These top competitors, these guys who finished at the top last year, they’re all high-volume people. I mean they’re doing… Continue Reading
December 29, 2010
George Ryan explains how you can improve your fitness by adding striking to your programming.
Starting in 2011, CrossFit will be offering striking seminars led by George Ryan. The first seminar will be held Jan. 8-9, 2011, at CrossFit La Verne in California. CrossFitters can expect to learn proper striking technique as well as how to integrate striking into their workouts.
In this introductory article, George Ryan explains how… Continue Reading
Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.
This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.
“The training we give is really the hardest training outside of any military organization in the world,” says SEALFIT founder Mark Divine.
“It’s a quantifiable approach to a finally well-defined notion of what fitness is. That is what CrossFit is,” CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman says in defining the program he created and showing how it differs from every other exercise regimen out there.
The CrossFit definition of fitness comes from three operational models explained in the Level 1 Training Guide: balance in CrossFit’s 10 general physical skills, the hopper model of random physical challenges, and… Continue Reading