September 2012

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

September 22, 2012

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Hear more from Games Director Dave Castro and find out what judges and coaches say in this installment of Sevan Matossian’s Behind the Scenes series at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games.

In the warm-up area by the outdoor track, teams prepare for the yoke walk while judges and coaches provide insights.

The judges are a key part of the Games, and CrossFit’s top Seminar Staff trainers are charged with evaluating the reps of the world’s fittest… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

September 21, 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 2, the creator of the Pose Method teaches Ellis, owner and head trainer at CrossFit Rabid in Rainbow City, Ala., about “unweighting.”

“It’s a change of support. It’s a small pose,” Romanov explains.

The movement shouldn’t require any effort. Romanov notes that the arms aren’t involved. It’s about taking pressure off the ground and… Continue Reading

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In The CrossFit Life

September 20, 2012

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Holly Gera works as the athletic director of a large Division III university, but she never considered herself an athlete—until she found CrossFit.

I am an athletic director who was never an athlete. I have been happily employed at Montclair State University in New Jersey for the past 23 years, 16 of which I have worked as the athletic director. I’ve been active to a varying extent throughout my life… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 242

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

September 19, 2012

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On Episode 242 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games fifth-place finisher Valerie Voboril, as well as CrossFit Inferno owner Bill Grundler. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

The Words of Wisdom are from an article titled Revisiting Hand Care, found on CrossFit Dallas Central’s site. The author gives advice on caring for ripped hands… Continue Reading

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Patrick Larcom, a coach at CrossFit Boston, seeks to bridge the gap between the sport of rowing and the sport of fitness. That’s why he created Renegade Rowing.

Rowers arrive at 5:40 a.m. at Community Rowing Inc. to begin a day of rowing and CrossFit that ends at around 8:30 a.m.

“It’s been one of the most tremendous experiences I’ve had,” says one of the rowers. “It’s not completely easy, but it’s doable. You do it in a… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 18, 2012

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You don’t have to go far within the walls of I Am CrossFit in Miami to find inspiration and camaraderie.

“I don’t want to answer like everybody else, but I have to: it’s the community. It’s the members,” owner Mike Osuna says of what makes the place special.

Among those members is Cary Garcia, who lost 42 lb. in eight months.

“I went from lifting 45, maybe 75 lb., to putting 125 lb. overhead, which is just… Continue Reading

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Ant Colony

By Mikki Lee Martin

In Kids

September 18, 2012

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Ants are strong for their size—just like your CrossFit Kids.

This nature-inspired CrossFit Kids game is great fun and also leaves lots of space for creative trainers to insert extra work and variations to keep things interesting.

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

September 17, 2012

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Hear from a host of athletes—including Annie Sakamoto, Graham Holmberg and Matt Chan—in this installment of Sevan Matossian’s Behind the Scenes series at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games.

“Experience is huge, I think,” says 2010 Games champion Holmberg as he does mobility work. “I mean you can see some guys that are just kinda like, ‘Oh, the schedule’s changing,’ and this and that, but it’s like, ‘It’s just the Games, man.’”

Next, catch highlights from the… Continue Reading

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