June 2011

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Q&A With Dr. John Berardi

By Paul Southern

In Nutrition

June 27, 2011

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Paul Southern interviews nutrition expert Dr. John Berardi of PrecisionNutrition.com.

Dr. John Berardi runs PrecisionNutrition.com, a “nutrition coaching” website where members pay to access nutrition information, online support, exercise programs, etc. Dr. Beradi boasts an impressive list of academic credentials, and he’s also worked with Olympians and professional athletes.

Paul Southern of CrossFit Pleasanton talked with Dr. Berardi about his website, his views on nutrition, eating for… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition, Videos

June 26, 2011

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In this cooking series, Denver’s Nick Massie is showing off his culinary skills for celebrity guests including Matt and Cherie Chan and Pat Sherwood. Today’s vegetable dish has its roots in New Mexican cuisine. The term “calabaza” means “squash” in Spanish. Calabacitas includes yellow squash, zucchini, corn, mushrooms, onions, garlic and tomatoes.

Massie demonstrates how to trim the corn kernels off the cob and slice the other vegetables. Then he caramelizes… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Videos

June 25, 2011

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“I found CrossFit through lifestyle being horrible, starting to want to lose weight, get in better shape,” says Jason Anderson, the co-owner of CrossFit Blaze in Naples, Fla. He says he started with bodybuilding and didn’t see much change in body composition until he altered his food intake. Then, Anderson found CrossFit. He looked into the program, watched the videos and was immediately hooked.

“All of a sudden, it just came natural to me… Continue Reading

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What Is Perception?

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 24, 2011

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Dr. Nicholas Romanov, the creator of the Pose Method, delves deeper into the nature of perception.

According to Romanov, unlike our physical abilities, our perception is “limitless,” and it is the one thing we can change and develop.

“A whole movement, development in this case, comes to developing your ability to perceive,” he says.

To define perception, Romanov says, “It includes senses, feelings, ideas, thoughts, theories.” Concept is its “final point” and allows you to see differences… Continue Reading

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A Muddy Good Time

By Meg Green

In Sports Applications

June 24, 2011

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Meg Green crawls through mud, jumps into icy water and discovers she can conquer just about any obstacle.

A year ago, if you had told me I would pay good money to run the Tough Mudder, I’d have asked what pharmaceutical enrichment program you were on.

Back then, if you told me that not only would I be one of the 76 percent to finish the event, but I would also be smiling most of the… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Media, Videos

June 23, 2011

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“I’ve always kind of pushed the boundaries, you know, with adventure, with travel, with working out—whatever it may be,” says Eric Bach, a CrossFitter and competitor on the upcoming television show Expedition Impossible. His team, The Gypsies, was one of 13 three-person teams in an “Indiana Jones-style race across Morocco.” He says it was demanding, both physically and mentally.

“It’s just like everything we’ve been training for our entire lives,” he… Continue Reading

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CrossFit UFC Throwdown

By Dave Castro

In Combatives, CrossFit, Videos

June 23, 2011

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CrossFit made its debut at the UFC Fan Expo held in Toronto earlier this year. Dave Castro from CrossFit HQ was there to host the event.

“It was a natural match just because so many UFC fighters and fighters in general train with CrossFit or use these principles to train,” Castro says.

CrossFit Games champ Kristan Clever joined the competitors and was thrilled to showcase her sport. She says she’s surprised that CrossFit was asked to… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 177

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Nutrition, Radio

June 22, 2011

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On Episode 177 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed longtime-vegetarian-turned-meat-eater Marriah Abellera, as well as Heather Bergeron, who is a member of CrossFit New England’s Affiliate Cup team. The Massachusetts squat just swept the Reebok CrossFit Games Northeast Regional team competition by winning every event. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

5:30 CrossFit Five Cities co-owner… Continue Reading

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