February 2012

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February 29, 2012

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The individual PDF articles published in February 2012 are collected here in a single download.

The video and audio articles are not contained in the PDF.

The articles included here are:

Hear and Now - Wagner
CrossFit at 60 - Nelson
Play 60 Influences Next Generation - Buehler
Lessons Learned - Sherwood
Caterpillar Fun - Brown/Dazet
Work, Power and the Science of CrossFit - Gall
The Little CrossFitter That Could - Kelly
You Were Saying ... With J.T. Scott - Burton
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CrossFit Radio Episode 213

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit Games, Nutrition, Radio

February 29, 2012

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On Episode 213 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Craic owner John Mc Evoy, Reebok CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.1 co-winner Scott Panchik, and CrossFit Foxes owner Emma Teede. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.

The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from Brent Behringer at CrossFit by Bodyfit in San Jacinto, Calif.

Three rounds for time of:
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Efficiency Tips: The Snatch

By Eric O’Connor and Chris Spealler

In Competition, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Videos

February 29, 2012

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In this video filmed at a CrossFit Competitors Course at CrossFit Park City, Eric O’Connor and Chris Spealler show how to use the snatch in workouts that test speed and conditioning rather than just max strength and power.

The muscle-snatch technique is a great way to cycle reps quickly, and the bar path should still be very tight to the body. Loopy bar paths are inefficient and undesirable—just as they are in… Continue Reading

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Never Enough CrossFit

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Athletes, CrossFit Games

February 29, 2012

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After being among the youngest individual competitors at the regional level of the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games, 19-year-old Trevor James wants to make CrossFit his life and career. Andréa Maria Cecil reports.

On his 19th birthday, Trevor James didn’t celebrate in the traditional way. He drove nearly five hours from Shrewsbury, N.J., to Canton, Mass., for the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games Northeast Regional. But he almost didn’t make it that far.

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Always Fighting

By Karyn Marshall

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Female weightlifters couldn’t compete in the Olympics until 2000, but that didn’t stop Karyn Marshall from setting a Guinness Book of World Records standard by being the first woman to clean and jerk 300 lb. In 2011, she was inducted into the USAW Hall of Fame by none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Marshall, a former Wall Street financial analyst who is now a chiropractor, found the sport of fitness at CrossFit… Continue Reading

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Butter Balls

By Shirley Brown and Alyssa Dazet

In Kids

February 28, 2012

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The kids will surely be talking about the colorful combinations of this dish—and hopefully they’ll be eating it too!

Butternut squash shows us its beautiful color while the meatballs add some valuable protein and savory flavor.

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Winter Break Road Trip: Parts 1-2

By James Hobart, Austin Malleolo and Pat Sherwood

In Athletes, HD Videos

February 27, 2012

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East Coast boys Austin Malleolo and James Hobart are on the road again, this time invading Northern California before embarking on a voyage that will include stops in San Francisco, Sacramento, Salt Lake and Denver.

In Part 1, Hobart and Malleolo are on holy ground, visiting the famous parking lot of the original CrossFit box with Annie Sakamoto. Then it’s time for a beach WOD with Sakamato before… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit

February 27, 2012

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Tammy Shea talks about Terminator movies and religion-based squat cues.

The CrossFit Journal is pleased to present the next in a series of profiles designed to help you get to know some of the best people in our community.

Tammy Shea spent three years training at Hypoxia CrossFit in Ouray, Colo., and now calls Mandeville, La., home. She’s currently training out of her garage.

They call her “The Taminator.”

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