September 2013

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In CrossFit, HD Videos, Rest Day/Theory

September 07, 2013

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In the inaugural episode of Offline, an unscripted presentation of guests debating controversial subjects in the CrossFit world, the topic is CrossFit.com and other CrossFit Inc. media platforms publishing anything unrelated to fitness.

Host Russell Berger welcomes guests Chris Arace, a professional photographer; Kevin Lavelle, co-founder of Mizzen and Main; Baker Leavitt, co-founder of Kill Cliff; and Ivan Ruiz, marketing manager at AOD… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 292

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit, Radio

September 07, 2013

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On Episode 292 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Bill Grundler and Peter Egyed, both of whom attended the Hotshots 19 Memorial Workout in Prescott, Ariz., on Aug. 31. This episode was webcast on Sept. 4, 2013.

4:23 Shortly after doing the workout, Bill Grundler described why it needed to be challenging in remembrance of the 19 Hotshots who died fighting wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz. Grundler… Continue Reading

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Choke Out?

By Chris Cooper

In Wrestling

September 06, 2013

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International Olympic Committee to decide fate of wrestling at the Games on Sept. 8 in Buenos Aires.

The announcement knocked the wind out of many wrestlers around the world.

In February, the International Olympic Committee, which organizes the Olympic Games, said wrestling would no longer be part of the international sporting event after 2016.

Three months later, though, the executive board of the IOC chose wrestling as one of three sports for… Continue Reading

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Warm-Up With Matt Chan

By Matt Chan

In Athletes, Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

September 05, 2013

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Key points of warm-up include moving joints through a full range of motion and increasing mobility. Sometimes the movements specifically complement those in the workout, and other times the movements are simply meant to increase blood flow, lubricate joints and elevate body temperature. A good coach also uses the time to interact with athletes and note any mobility or movement issues that might create a need for scaling, either in the warm-up… Continue Reading

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Taxing Our Patience

By Maureen O’Hagan

In Affiliation, Rest Day/Theory

September 04, 2013

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Washington state CrossFit affiliates not considered “instructional,” burdened with confusing tax. Maureen O’Hagan reports.

CrossFit Bellevue owner Leilani M. Cerrillo looked around one day and realized something: her clients were paying sales tax and her neighbors’ clients weren’t.

The gymnastics studio next door? Not subject to Washington state sales tax.

The cheerleading school? Not taxed.

But Cerrillo’s box? Taxed.

“I don’t see why my people are being charged sales tax and… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 291

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

September 01, 2013

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On Episode 291 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit success story Justin Hopman and CrossFit Games competitor Dan Bailey. This episode was webcast on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.

2:53 Justin Hopman told how he found CrossFit after receiving a pacemaker at only 38 to treat a third-degree atrioventricular block. He explained what his life was like before the pacemaker and CrossFit, as well as how it turned… Continue Reading

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