September 2011

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CrossFit Radio Episode 190

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Kids, Radio

September 21, 2011

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On Episode 190 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Zach Even-Esh, who owns Underground Strength Gym. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.

7:10 Zach Even-Esh is a successful businessman, coach, and trainer of high-school and college athletes. His Underground Strength Gym is located in New Jersey, but athletes come from all over to train with him. Even-Esh came on the show to discuss topics… Continue Reading

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Transforming an NFL Quarterback

By Dan Cerrillo and Matt Hasselbeck

In Coaching, CrossFit, Sports Applications, Videos

September 21, 2011

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“This is a validation of everything that I’ve done,” says Dan Cerrillo, the owner of CrossFit Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash. “It’s a great honor.”

Cerrillo has been training Matt Hasselbeck, former Seattle Seahawks QB and current Tennessee Titan.

Hasselbeck says his first exposure with CrossFit came from his brother Tim, who CrossFitted and impressed his family with his “chiseled” physique. Their father, Don, a veteran Reebok… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Games

September 21, 2011

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Hilary Achauer talks to Tony Budding and Dave Castro about how athletes ended up swimming in the ocean, throwing a softball and flying across monkey bars in 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games.

If you’ve ever thrown a surprise party, you know how difficult it is to bring all the pieces together while keeping it a secret. Now imagine if you had to keep the details of the party a secret not only from the… Continue Reading

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In Basics, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Videos

September 20, 2011

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At the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games, CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman sat down with Fast Company Magazine to define CrossFit.

He first defines CrossFit as “constantly varied, high-intensity functional movement.”

Says Glassman: “One of the things that we’ve done that I think is critical to our success and perhaps unique to our effort even is that we’ve been very, very clear about, from the outset, defining terms.”

Glassman expands his explanation by defining functional movements through scientific… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Pizza Delivery

By Kevin Nichols

In Kids

September 20, 2011

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Kevin Nichols teaches young cave-people to smack pizzas from hands.

Teaching children to playfully knock pizza out of a friend’s hand might have some interesting health benefits later in life.

And if you make a game of it and get them moving, you’ll have twice the benefits!

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Behind the Scenes: Part 8

By Sevan Matossian

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

September 19, 2011

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Join Sevan Matossian as he captures the athletes, judges, spectators and staff, providing a look at what goes on before, during and after the events of the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games.

In Part 8, the final series of three workouts is getting underway. Beforehand, men’s leader Rich Froning sits in the same place he did last year at the same time. However, in 2010 he finished second after a disappointing final workout. This year… Continue Reading

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Getting Too Comfortable

By Jason Khalipa

In Coaching, Olympic Lifts, Powerlifting

September 19, 2011

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CrossFit Games 2008 champ Jason Khalipa says lifting heavy takes a special environment.

Several months ago, I competed in a powerlifting competition in Northern California. As a CrossFitter, I knew going in that my numbers would be nowhere near the numbers the powerlifters would put up, especially those wearing gear. But I wanted to take myself out of my comfort zone and put myself in an… Continue Reading

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The First to 300 Lb.

By Karyn Marshall

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Olympic Lifts, Videos

September 18, 2011

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Karyn Marshall placed sixth in the Masters 55-60 category at the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games. However, competition is nothing new for this veteran weightlifter. Marshall was the first woman to exceed 300 lb. in the clean and jerk.

Marshall set a Guinness Book of World Records standard for her achievement because at that time there were no women’s weightlifting competitions at the national or world level.

Marshall says she enjoys CrossFitting more than she… Continue Reading

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