November 2013

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CrossFit Radio Episode 305

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, Coaching, Radio

November 24, 2013

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On Episode 305 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Eric O’Connor, a man who wears many hats. This episode was webcast on Nov. 20, 2013.

1:15 Few have more experience than Eric O’Connor: he’s a coach at CrossFit Park City in Utah, he’s on CrossFit’s Level 1 Seminar Staff, he’s an instructor for both the Coach’s Prep Course and the CrossFit Competitor’s Course, and he’s competed at the Games and Regional level for years… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos

November 23, 2013

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Think of it as “the world’s greatest apple pie,” Nick Massie says.

The tarte tatin—a special holiday treat—has its origins in the French countryside. It’s an upside-down tart in which the fruit—usually apples—is caramelized in butter and sugar before being baked. Massie, a chef who runs PaleoNick.com, shows you how to prepare the sugary indulgence that’s meant to be a rare reward rather than a regular part of a diet oriented toward… Continue Reading

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In Kids

November 22, 2013

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What if everything we “know” about resistance training for children is based on myth? Chris Cooper investigates.

In 1842, England’s Children’s Employment Commission observed a disturbing trend: children working in coal mines were notably shorter than other British children. This was cause for alarm. In their rudimentary version of the Sickness-Wellness-Fitness Continuum, 19th-century British scientists used height as a primary indicator for health. A short child was, by definition, unhealthy.

The commission blamed the… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, Gymnastics/Tumbling, HD Videos

November 20, 2013

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The topic is the pull-up in the third episode of Offline, an unscripted presentation of guests debating controversial subjects in the CrossFit world. In this installment, discussion focuses on whether strict pull-ups should be required of athletes before kipping pull-ups are taught, an issue raised by Matt Crabtree in the Huffington Post article CrossFitters: Why I Haven’t Taught You to Kip.

Host Russell Berger welcomes guests Dave Durante, a member of USA… Continue Reading

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November 19, 2013

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Nick Massie, a chef who runs PaleoNick.com, shows you how to prepare twice-baked sweet potatoes with green chili and bacon. It’s a twist on the ubiquitous holiday staple that’s “kind of sweet, kind of savory.”

“I usually bake a couple extra—make sure I have enough stuffing,” he explains.

After the potatoes are cooked, Massie scoops out the insides and combines the flesh with several ingredients including coconut milk and brown sugar… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

November 18, 2013

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It’s nearing the three-month mark and Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber are in Bolivia, making preparations to head to Argentina as part of their 12,000-mile motorcycle trip from the U.S. to Chile. There’s just one problem: no gasoline.

“Bolivia, if you’ve got plates from a different country, the overwhelming majority of gas stations will not allow you to purchase gasoline,” Sherwood explains. “Our bikes are on fumes here at the hotel.”

Thankfully Marcelo Torrico of… Continue Reading

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Riding With the Reaper

By Pat Sherwood

In CrossFit

November 18, 2013

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Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber come face to face with death on the treacherous mountain roads of Ecuador.

Oct. 18 was Day 67 on the moto. The odometer read 8,500 miles.

After we filmed a community piece in Quito, Ecuador, the goal was to ride to Guayaquil. Google Maps said it would be 5.5 hours, so we figured 7.5 hours. We have learned that Google Maps cannot predict rain, potholes… Continue Reading

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In Rest Day/Theory

November 17, 2013

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No yoga pants can contain Emily Beers’ legs. And she’s fine with that.

Recently, Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson was reprimanded by mainstream media, Facebook users, angry Tweeters—you name it—for comments made during a Nov. 8 interview on Bloomberg TV.

In March, Lululemon recalled yoga pants due to “a level of sheerness in some of our women’s black Luon bottoms that falls short of our very high standards,” according to a release. In the… Continue Reading

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