December 2013

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

December 22, 2013

Video Article

Hit a hard workout before chef Nick Massie teaches you how to make the famed New Orleans-born dessert bananas Foster, a rare holiday treat.

“A killer dessert is a great component to any holiday meal,” says Massie, who runs PaleoNick.com.

He adds: “There’s some fire involved, so stick around for this one.”

Chef Paul Blangé of Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans created this dish in 1951, and its ingredients tell of its hometown: large… Continue Reading

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A Christmas Lump of Coal

By Mikki Lee Martin

In Kids

December 21, 2013

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Gift-wrapped rocks make poor presents, but they’re perfect for a CrossFit Kids workout, and you can re-gift them in a special game as well.

If your young ones have a bit too much energy after holiday treats, pull out the rocks for some push presses, and when they're worn out, you can explain why you gave them a bunch of stones for Christmas.

You might want to have a real present handy… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 309

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit, Radio

December 21, 2013

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On Episode 309 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Jenn Jones, who placed sixth at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. This episode was webcast on Dec. 18, 2013.

2:33 Games athlete Jenn Jones trains at CrossFit EaDo in Houston, Texas, and uses local competitions to keep her sharp. She spoke about how these throwdowns can be valuable but said she’s careful not to let them become the focus of her training. Jones… Continue Reading

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Noble Life Lessons

By Various

In CrossFit, HD Videos, Rest Day/Theory

December 20, 2013

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At Noble Street College Prep in Chicago, Ill., administrators rearranged the school’s schedule to allow for a fitness-leadership program involving CrossFit. Likewise, the founding campus, Noble Street Charter School, got rid of its gym’s machines, replacing them with rowers and bumper plates.

“It has supercharged the culture in the school to orient towards teamwork and pushing each other, developing grit and optimism—all those things that ... have taken… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

December 19, 2013

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Chef Nick Massie calls quiche lorraine “a savory classic.”

“(You should) learn how to make this at some point in your life,” says Massie, who runs PaleoNick.com.

The dish includes one of every foodie’s favorites: bacon. It also involves leeks, shredded cheese, eggs, half and half, and thyme—all in a pie shell.

The cooking begins with the leeks in a pan with salt and pepper.

“I’m just going to let those cook down,” he says. “And don’t snack on the bacon.”

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In HD Videos, Sports Applications

December 17, 2013

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Every year in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, area businesses gather for the annual Kai ’Opua Businessmen’s Regatta, a quarter-mile sprint. CrossFit Kona, with a lot of former paddlers in its ranks, signed up a men’s and women’s team. Monty Enriquez, however, is not among the experienced.

“It’s going to be interesting to see how this goes,” the CrossFit Kona owner says with a wide smile.

At the start of the race, one team member snaps his… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, HD Videos

December 16, 2013

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What would you do if you won the lottery? CrossFit Media’s Pat Sherwood would get back on his bike.

After his four-month-long motorcycle trip from the U.S. to South America, Sherwood is back in Santa Cruz, Calif., with riding partner and videographer Ian Wittenber, revealing some previously unreleased commentary and footage.

Some of Sherwood’s frustrations are showcased in a blue cloud of expletives, Wittenber drinks a scorpion and the pair… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit

December 16, 2013

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It’s time to pay the piper—the fitness piper, that is.

I’m cringing as I type, but this is my public commitment: I will follow the programming on CrossFit.com at least for all of January, and I will post my pathetic results in the comments each day. I’m writing this article so all of you hold me accountable.

As I write this, I’m in Santiago, Chile, and it is Day 117 of our trip through… Continue Reading

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