October 2012

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October 31, 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:

What Should We Eat—and Why? - Cej
Applied Fitness: CrossFit Defense - Randolph
Short and Simple—and Effective - Starr
Coconut Popsicles - Brown/Dazet
The CrossFit SAT-Prep Program - Glassman et al.
Christine Girard on Olympic Bronze - Beers
Shop Like a Detective - Ford
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CrossFit Radio Episode 248

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

October 31, 2012

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On Episode 248 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Games competitor Mikko Aronpaa and CrossFit success story Steve Gifford. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

The Words of Wisdom are from Josh Bridges: Breaking the Mental Barrier.

7:16 Mikko Aronpaa recently competed in the Team U.S.A. vs. Team Europe competition and came on the show to talk… Continue Reading

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Back Tuck Progressions

By Laurie Galassi

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Gymnast and CrossFit coach Laurie Galassi of CrossFit Santa Cruz breaks down a movement that causes a lot of jitters and requires a safety-first approach: the back tuck.

Galassi notes that while being able to power-clean your body weight might indicate some of the physical attributes needed for a back tuck, a clean provides little of the “air sense” needed to perform the gymnastics skill. Progressions are the key to safe learning.

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My CrossFit Journey

By Christina Maragh

In Athletes, Medical/Injuries

October 31, 2012

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With titanium rods in her back, Christina Maragh struggles through workouts and finds an athlete on the other side.

Why do I CrossFit? What keeps me going back for more?

Before I answer that, I would like to share a little more about my story and why every WOD I finish is a huge deal to me.

I suffer from chronic and often debilitating pain in my back, shoulders… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, HD Videos

October 30, 2012

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Christine Pereira was unhappy. At 270 lb., she felt trapped. Literally.

“Before CrossFit, I was miserable by being in a body that I felt didn’t match my inside,” Pereira explains. “Everything was impossible. Everything was difficult … just every day, going up the stairs. I was truly unhappy.”

Pereira also felt helpless. She would browse magazines, thinking there was no way she could ever be as slim as the models pictured.

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In Kids, Nutrition

October 30, 2012

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Dan Edelman’s nutrition confessions of a conflicted parent.

“Barring obvious socioeconomic barriers such as poverty, often the only barrier to a child having access to good nutrition is the parents’ lack of access to information, lack of ability to process that information or laziness.” —E.M. Burton

I am no expert on food. This my perspective and my perspective alone. But it is the perspective and honesty of a father who is… Continue Reading

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Meet Stephane Rochet

By Stephane Rochet

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In college, Stephane Rochet got up at 3:30 in the morning to help out at Ohio University’s weight room with Ethan Reeve, who was the strength coach.

“Just one of the lucky breaks in my life,” Rochet says. “(He) was an absolute genius.”

He adds: “That’s when I knew this is what I wanted to do.”

Today, Rochet is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of San Diego and part of CrossFit’s Level 1 Seminar… Continue Reading

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Defenders of the Realm

By Hilary Achauer

In Coaching, CrossFit

October 29, 2012

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Hilary Achauer talks with the world’s best trainers about CrossFit culture at the annual Training Staff Summit.

“You are the greatest trainers on Earth. That’s a fact. I am so proud of you,” Coach Greg Glassman said to the Level 1 Seminar Staff gathered together for the recent Training Staff Summit in San Diego.

Glassman told the assembled group that he considers them “defenders of the realm.”

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