May 2012

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May 31, 2012

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

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

The articles included here are:

Tag, You’re Out—and Back In! - Patenaude
To Be SEALFIT: A Benchmark Learning Curve - Cohen
It’s Mom’s Turn - Olson
Rebuilding Hackleburg - Cecil
Shabazz Muhammad: Top Basketball Prospect, CrossFitter - Edelman
Cauli-Crust - Brown/Dazet
CrossFit Kids Community Series - Various
The Sport of Fitness: Canada West - Warkentin
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In CrossFit, HD Videos

May 31, 2012

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As a competitive shooter, Cory Magers wanted to get faster. But at more than 400 lb., that was difficult.

At his U.S. Practical Shooting Association club, he happened to run into someone who could help.

“One of the people in the club—Dave Castro—started shooting with us, and I couldn’t believe how fast he was,” Magers says of the CrossFit Director of Training. Magers started at Oceanside CrossFit upon Castro’s recommendation.

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CrossFit Radio Episode 226

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

May 31, 2012

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On Episode 226 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Zach Smith, co-owner of CrossFit Intensify. Justin also interviewed North Central Regional winner Elisabeth Akinwale. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit Jenks in Jenks, Okla.

Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of:

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Hey, Smoothie!

By E.M. Burton

In Nutrition

May 30, 2012

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E.M. Burton and David “Chef” Wallach go over the finer points of a post-workout or meal-replacement shake.

CrossFit teaches a way of eating that considers both macronutrient balance and food quality. As most athletes know, by weighing and measuring intake and recording it using various metrics, you can tweak your diet to check and improve its effect on your performance.

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

May 29, 2012

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One Thursday night, Penn State graduate student James Bondi was watching TNT basketball. Former NBA stars Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley were arguing over Insanity vs. CrossFit workouts.

“So they were just going back and forth about how one was better than the other,” Bondi recalls. “I guess Charles Barkley is the reason why I started, in a weird way.”

And so Bondi’s journey began at CrossFit Nittany in State College, Pa.

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CrossFit Kids Travel

By Mikki Lee Martin

In Kids

May 29, 2012

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Mikki Lee Martin outlines a game that will set your kids on a one-way trip to fitness.

After playing this game a few times, your kids will never miss a plane or bus for the rest of their lives. And they’ll track down lost luggage like bloodhounds.

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In Gymnastics/Tumbling, Videos

May 28, 2012

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Consider this your muscle-up primer.

In Part 1, gymnastics and movement specialist Carl Paoli shows us the band-assisted muscle-up prep he uses for every athlete.

“I need to be able to bow back and forth as a … pretty strong shape that can kind of just be manipulated, molded,” he begins.

Paoli breaks down the progression into four steps:

1. Hip extension and flexion.
2. From hip extension to a fast sit-up.
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In CrossFit Games

May 28, 2012

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E.M. Burton presents classic images from the SoCal Regional in Pomona, Calif.

My CrossFit Media colleagues on the field deliver the absolute best images of every exciting moment of the Regionals that lead up to the annual CrossFit Games.

Perhaps images of the action off the field capture moments that are not only reminiscent of another Games environment but also look forward to the Games in July in nearby Carson, Calif.

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