August 2012

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August 31, 2012

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

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The articles included here are:

More Than the Street - Wolf/Knight/Liberati
Never Stop, Never Doubt - Achauer
Into the Light - Rhodes
Citrus Skewers - Brown/Dazet
The New America - Achauer
Rediscovering Fitness - Borbas
Losing Control, Winning a Medal - Cecil
If It Doesn’t Say CrossFit, It’s ... - Saran
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In CrossFit, HD Videos

August 31, 2012

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“I shoot down ‘good ideas’ for a living.”

CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman is constantly bombarded with new ideas for how the company should be run. They’re all similar, and not one of them has appealed to Coach Glassman. CrossFit seems to be doing just fine without outside “help.”

The company is debt-free and doesn’t need money, which is a concept foreign to most would-be investors.

Still, Anthos Capital wants to buy half of… Continue Reading

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Survey Says … Sex!

By Anka Radakovich

In Rest Day/Theory, Sports Applications

August 31, 2012

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Anka Radakovich canvasses the CrossFit community to find out about lifting, lusting and libidos.

Please note: This article contains adult discussions of sexuality.

In the name of sexual research, I have conducted the first CrossFit Sex Survey. Throbbing replies came from around the globe, and over 200 people participated, including those who identified themselves as straight, gay and bi, as well as one person who said, “I’m… Continue Reading

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Discussing Usain Bolt With Dr. Nicholas Romanov

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov and Justin Bergh

In Coaching, HD Videos, Running

August 30, 2012

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Think the Pose Method only applies to long-distance running? Think again, says Dr. Nicholas Romanov, creator of Pose running.

“It’s great how he runs. It’s beautiful,” he says of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

Bolt holds the 100-meter and 200-meter world records and recently defended his Olympic titles in both events. Along with his teammates, he set the world record in the 4x100-meter relay at the London Olympics. Bolt is the first… Continue Reading

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From Tragedy to Triumph

By Patrick Whaley

In The CrossFit Life

August 30, 2012

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Patrick Whaley’s life almost ended when he was assaulted, robbed and shot in the chest. Thanks to hard work, an ingenious invention and CrossFit, Whaley is still alive and stronger than ever.

When I was a little kid I was really skinny. As a way to build up muscle, I would carry around extra books in my book bag. I started thinking, “What if I could have normal clothing… Continue Reading

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Box Tour: CrossFit Sonora

By Shannon Hildebrand and Nic Peterson

In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

August 29, 2012

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In the tiny city of Sonora, Calif.—with a population of less than 5,000—a CrossFit box is thriving.

Originally started in a friend’s garage, CrossFit Sonora is nearing 100 members.

“We were just looking to serve a small population of people who were really into fitness and really wanted to perfect the athleticism that they already had,” co-owner Shannon Hildebrand says of the three-year-old affiliate.

Hildebrand and fellow co-owner Nic Peterson are both first… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 239

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

August 29, 2012

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On Episode 239 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Tommy Hackenbruck, team member and owner of Ute CrossFit, which won the team competition at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Judkins also interviewed Erin Cafaro, two-time Olympic gold medalist in women’s eights rowing. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

1:40 Tommy Hackenbruck is the only person to stand on the podium… Continue Reading

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Big Sky Bonding

By E.M. Burton

In Affiliation, CrossFit

August 29, 2012

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From Aug. 10 to 12, CrossFitters assembled to relax, work out and hear Coach Greg Glassman speak in Montana’s natural playground.

For the second year in a row, CrossFitters gathered in Big Sky, Mont., to kick back, meet new friends, spend time with old ones, and just generally hang out and do what we do naturally—with a heavy emphasis on nature.

Previously, the CrossFit Tour touched down in Australia in February, Texas in… Continue Reading

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