September 2012

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September 30, 2012

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

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

The articles included here are:

Countering the Crazy Gene - Beers
Sandwich Sushi - Brown/Dazet
Slapping Fear in the Face - Cecil
The Hangover, CrossFit Style - Striffler
Consortium for Health and Military Performance and American College of Sports Medicine Consensus Paper on Extreme Conditioning Programs in Military Personnel: An… Continue Reading

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Box Tour: CrossFit King of Prussia

By Aimee and Jason Lyons

In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 30, 2012

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When Aimee and Jason Lyons started CrossFit King of Prussia in 2008, it was in a 400-square-foot space.

“Four mats wide by four mats deep,” Jason Lyons says. “Tiny little space. One day we were running Jackie with one rower and 18 people showed up for class. It was time to go shopping.”

From there, the couple moved its affiliate into a 1,500-square-foot facility.

“We were there about three months until we were getting about… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Competition, HD Videos

September 29, 2012

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Catch Team U.S.A. in its first training workout with Games Director Dave Castro at Valley CrossFit in Van Nuys, Calif.

“Basically, what we have going on is the first-ever Team U.S.A. (versus) Team Europe competition and we’re really excited about it,” Castro says. “It’s going to be a neat event.”

The prep WOD, as suggested by 2008 Games champion Jason Khalipa, is done as a two-person team. For time, the pair must complete a total of 30 snatches at 165 lb… Continue Reading

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In Combatives, Rest Day/Theory

September 28, 2012

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E.M. Burton is introduced to firearms over a two-day combative pistol course and learns a lot about weapons, self-defense and fitness.

I saw a picture on Facebook the other day of two possible responses a woman has to a violent attack. In one, the woman is cowering in terror, arms above her head in an attempt to shield herself in what we can only guess will be a losing… Continue Reading

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A Field Trip to CrossFit Southie

By Amy Ferro and Mr. D

In Affiliation, Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 28, 2012

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At Boston’s Joseph J. Hurley K-8 School, students in Mr. D’s class might be subject to WOD-like penalties.

Forget something in your locker at the beginning of the year: two push-ups. Do it in January: four push-ups or 10 squats. Curse in class: 40 push-ups or 200 squats.

A member of CrossFit Southie, Mr. D brought the kids to the affiliate for an afternoon of working out, camaraderie and community.

“I think a lot of people in… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

September 27, 2012

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At the recent CrossFit Tour stop in Big Sky, Mont., Dr. Nicholas Romanov worked with Bret Ellis to improve his running form. In Part 3, the Pose Method creator teaches the owner and head trainer at CrossFit Rabid in Rainbow City, Ala., about cadence.

Unfortunately, Ellis is having a hard time, and his effort his visible.

“You’re still trying to look a certain position ’cause you haven’t quite felt it yet,” observes CrossFit Games General… Continue Reading

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Fit Forever

By Chris Long

In The CrossFit Life

September 27, 2012

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Chris Long started out with a goal of being fit by 50. Then he discovered CrossFit and found a new goal: he wants to be fit now—and forever.

“What in the world am I doing? I of all people don’t belong here … I am not an athlete in any sense of the word!”

Those negative thoughts raced through my head over and over, with a few expletives for good measure, as I walked… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 243

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Athletes, Coaching, CrossFit Games, Radio

September 26, 2012

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On Episode 243 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed gymnastics expert and DogTown CrossFit owner Dusty Hyland. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.

The Words of Wisdom are from an article by Lisbeth Darsh: Snatching: The Answer to Everything in Life.

5:57 Dusty Hyland is one of the owners of DogTown CrossFit in Culver City, Calif., and he came on the show to talk about why… Continue Reading

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