September 2013

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 23, 2013

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One hundred days, 16 countries, 12,000 miles—by motorcycle.

In this second installment of Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber’s trip to Santiago, Chile, Sherwood talks about his motivation for hitting the road.

“Every now and then, over a greater period of time, if I don’t do something that I consider bigger or on a larger scale or whatever, I just have an amazing sense of not being fulfilled,” Sherwood says.

After driving from… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Iron Cove: Burned but Unbroken

By Andre Lisboa, Thiago Braga and Cheuk Fai Chan

In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 22, 2013

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On Sept. 7, 2013, a fire in Sydney, Australia, took down three business, including CrossFit Iron Cove. Also affected were the Muay Thai and jiu-jitsu businesses housed in the same building.

The damage to the old factory building was extensive, with a few warped barbells and stacks of ash-covered bumper plates visible in the rubble. The building had been renovated and a second floor had been installed in June of this year… Continue Reading

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Learning to Win

By Jeff Tincher

In Athletes, Coaching, CrossFit Games

September 21, 2013

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Jeff Tincher explains how the CrossFit Competitors Course helped him put Lindy Wall on a path to the CrossFit Games.

What do most competitive CrossFit athletes have in common? They are all well developed in the 10 general physical skills, from cardiorespiratory endurance to strength, speed and agility. They are well-rounded athletes. They all practice constantly varied functional movements at high intensity in different time domains… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 295

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit, Radio

September 21, 2013

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On Episode 295 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Shari Keener, who trained at the first CrossFit box and overcame addiction to create a new life for herself. This episode was webcast on Sept. 14, 2013.

1:45 After reflecting on the early days at Coach Greg Glassman’s original CrossFit box, Shari Keener spoke about turning to running and health after breaking free from serious drug problems. She described her… Continue Reading

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One Baby at a Time

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In CrossFit Foundation, Kids

September 20, 2013

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CrossFit’s partnership with Infant Swimming Resource gives very young children the skills to avoid drowning.

It was one of his first calls as a police officer: a female child underwater.

When first responders arrived, they determined it was too late. They couldn’t save her. So the officer, who later became the chief of the Miami Police Department, reached down into the water and held the baby’s lifeless hand until her little body was… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, HD Videos, Rest Day/Theory

September 19, 2013

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Although Haiti is one of the most impoverished countries in the Western world, Emily Beers is eager to make the trip to gain some perspective on her life, which was previously filled only with thoughts of competing in the CrossFit Games Open.

For Beers’ friend Julie Roberts, it’s her 13th time traveling to Haiti.

“I have a lot,” Roberts explains. “I have so much in my life, and I have had a lot of really cool experiences, and I have a… Continue Reading

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The Ripple Effect

By Chris Cooper

In CrossFit, Rest Day/Theory

September 18, 2013

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CrossFit Inc. has revolutionized the business of fitness, and now hosts of others are riding the wave. Chris Cooper reports.

Greg Glassman introduced a new way to measure fitness objectively. When your Fran time drops or your front squat goes up, you’re getting fitter.

Harder to measure is the effect that Glassman’s ideas have had on the broader fitness community since he launched CrossFit.com in 2001. CrossFit has changed the landscape: powerlifters who have… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, HD Videos

September 16, 2013

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One hundred days, 16 countries, 12,000 miles—by motorcycle.

In this first installment of Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber’s trip from Santa Cruz, Calif., to Santiago, Chile, things go wrong before the adventure has even begun.

With 100 miles on his new bike, Sherwood is hit while riding on the highway near Santa Cruz. After a police report and visit to the doctor, though, he’s good to go.

The duo begins its ride through the Americas by… Continue Reading

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