There are 53 articles in this month.
September 30, 2011
Here are the individual PDF articles published in September 2011, collected together in a single download.
The video and audio articles are not contained in the PDF.
The articles included here are:
Zero to 60 - Barnett
Life Stress and CrossFit - Fletcher
Calling All Sisters - Ross
Why We Fight: FGB6 - Wagner
Burg’s Eye View No. 5 - Burgener
DIY Med-Ball - Kala
Staying in the Fight - Divine
Banana Pops - Dazet/Brown
From Iraq to Kilimanjaro - Beers
A Review of CrossFit Endurance War Camp… Continue Reading
Tucker addresses whether the kipping pull-up is driven by the hips or the upper body. The gymnastics expert says it’s smoother when the upper body is the prime mover.
“When you throw your lower body into it, you gotta have a shitload of muscle to control that… Continue Reading
Jeff Tucker and Dusty Hyland look at the finer points of turning your world upside down.
The handstand can be one of the most undervalued movements within the CrossFit community or where sport is concerned. Nevertheless, its application and regular performance for skill sets can be applied to better movement within any field of sport where athleticism is involved.
To the novice or within our community, the handstand is sometimes seen merely as… Continue Reading
Two-time Olympian and coach Chad Vaughn and fellow Olympian and American record holder Kendrick Farris recently held an invitational training session. Vaughn explains that he handpicked the athletes from ones he had worked with in the past.
“We want them to be inside of a high-level training environment, weightlifting training environment, that otherwise they may not be exposed to,” he says.
The purpose is not only to teach the athletes… Continue Reading
On Episode 191 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed James Hobson, owner of CrossFit Addiction, and gymnastics and movement specialist Carl Paoli. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is Fat Jesus by CrossFit JAX:
5 rounds for time of:
Body-weight ground to overhead, 6 reps
Chest-to-bar pull-ups, 12 reps
Double-unders, 18 reps
8:40 James… Continue Reading
Blair Morrison of CrossFit Anywhere in Sacramento, Calif., finished the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games in fifth place. After the Games, this Reebok athlete set out for a CrossFit-style exploration of Iceland with a group of athletes and fellow Games vet and tour guide Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson.
“What I hope to is give people an opportunity to kind of experience an adventure that they might do as a tourist but with an… Continue Reading
Dr. Cooker Perkins and Hannah Dewalt explore training intensity during pregnancy and call on CrossFitters to help them take their research further.
One relatively new territory that has received a lot of attention in recent years is exercising during pregnancy. At this point, we know quite a bit about aerobic activity during pregnancy (e.g., walking, jogging, swimming). The first guidelines about what women can and can’t do with respect to aerobic… Continue Reading
Dusty Hyland, an instructor at DogTown CrossFit, and David St. Pierre, a former member of the U.S. Gymnastics Team, are back to teach more advanced gymnastics skills. Today’s focus is the planche. According to Hyland, developing planche strength translates to other skills.
“I think it’s got some really functional properties that are gonna be great down the road for CrossFitters,” Hyland says.
Hyland breaks down the movement and starts with an elbow plank. Once tight in… Continue Reading