May 2014

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May 31, 2014

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The individual PDF articles published in May 2014 are collected here in a single download.

The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.

The articles included here are:

Game of Moans - Cecil
Baby on Board - Auger
When “Harvard” Won’t Do - Beers
Lords of the Realm - Cecil
Pace Makes Race - Beers
Building Behemoths: Part 2 - Starr
Memorial Day Hurt - Achauer
The Missing - Darsh
All Access Part 2: Roll On - Cooper
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CrossFit Radio Episode 332

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

May 31, 2014

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On Episode 332 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Amanda Schwartz, who qualified for the CrossFit Games via the South Central Regional. Jason Khalipa, 2008 Games champion, was featured on the second half of the show. This episode was webcast on May 28, 2014.

2:21 The third time was the charm for Amanda Schwartz. Two years ago, she placed fourth and missed qualifying for the CrossFit Games by one spot. Last… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation

May 30, 2014

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RRG members to save almost $1 million in premium costs from June 1 through 2015.

Effective June 1, 2014, CrossFit Risk Retention Group Inc. (CF-RRG) will implement two cost-reduction programs for its members.

First, the minimum premium for all affiliates will be lowered to US$1,185 annually, a cost savings of $165 per member. Second, the total premium cost will be discounted 20 percent for members who have not had a previous… Continue Reading

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Noble Goals

By Mike Koslap

In Affiliation, Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

May 29, 2014

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Chicago Bulls College Prep’s superintendent set a plain goal: Provide the best health-and-fitness program of any high school in the country.

Likewise, the school adopted CrossFit and further hosted a Level 1 Certificate Course for its P.E. teachers.

“For our teachers to be able to see the quality of the L1 instructors … can only immediately benefit what they do as teachers,” says Jason Ronai, assistant principal at the school.

He adds: “CrossFit preaches… Continue Reading

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All Access Part 2: Roll On

By Chris Cooper

In Athletes, Medical/Injuries

May 27, 2014

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Athletes in wheelchairs are experts at adapting. Now they’re joining CrossFit affiliates in growing numbers.

Chris Stoutenberg fractured three thoracic vertebrae falling from his friend’s balcony on June 18, 1997. Paralyzed from the waist down, “Stouty” woke up with metal rods in his spine and a huge hole in his life: Sports, at which he’d always excelled, seemed gone forever. He was 19.

Despite the injury, Stoutenberg fought to recover, copying the exercises… Continue Reading

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The Missing

By Lisbeth Darsh

In LEO/Mil

May 25, 2014

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Lisbeth Darsh explains why she’ll be suffering through a Hero workout this Memorial Day.

Memorial Day rolls around each year, and we give it lip service. There are parades and speeches and flags placed on front porches, but I’m not certain many folks stop and listen. I’m not sure people halt what they’re doing and consider and appreciate the sacrifices made by those who served.

In the years after the horrific… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 331

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

May 24, 2014

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On Episode 331 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed South Central Regional competitor Jason Hoggan, as well as Cole Sager, who won the North West Regional. This episode was webcast on May 21, 2014.

2:16 Jason Hoggan was second in the Open in the South Central Region and hopes to qualify for the CrossFit Games for the second time when the Regional is contested from May 23 to 25. Hoggan talked… Continue Reading

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Memorial Day Hurt

By Hilary Achauer

In LEO/Mil

May 23, 2014

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Some place flowers on the graves of soldiers on Memorial Day, and others suffer through a painful workout to honor the fallen.

Josh Appel has a Memorial Day tradition. Before the barbecues, before relaxing with his family, Appel spends time doing a painful workout, one that makes him suffer.

Appel is an emergency-room doctor, a flight surgeon and a former Air Force pararescue jumper. Suffering on Memorial Day… Continue Reading

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