June 2014

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June 30, 2014

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

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The articles included here are:

A Workout to Remember - Cooper
Gut Check - Achauer
Born to Be Mild - Brown
Torpedo School 2: Learn to Turn - Palmer and Palmer
Enemy Mind - Tseng
Training the Trainers - Beers
Read ’Em and Eat - Smith
Virtuosity Goes Viral - Beers

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Virtuosity Goes Viral

By Emily Beers

In Affiliation, CrossFit

June 30, 2014

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Greg Glassman opened the first CrossFit gym in 2001, and on June 20, 2014, Royal Docks CrossFit became the 10,000th affiliate worldwide.

Hollis Molloy of CrossFit Santa Cruz remembers the good old CrossFit days, the days when CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman hosted every single Level 1 Seminar, when the entire group—including Glassman—went for pizza and beer after the course.

Molloy, who started CrossFit at Glassman’s original CrossFit gym… Continue Reading

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The Story in Mid Atlantic

By Michael Dalton

In Competition, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

June 28, 2014

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The 2014 Mid Atlantic Regional went down in Fairfax, Virginia, during the third week of regional competition. The region ultimately sent one man and one woman to the CrossFit Games for the sixth consecutive time.

After expecting to be disappointed on Day 1, Christy Adkins looked to make up ground on Day 2.

“I knew Events 1 and 2 weren’t gonna be my specialty,” Adkins said at the end of Day 2. “Since that point… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 336

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

June 27, 2014

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On Episode 336 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Games qualifier Will Moorad. This episode was webcast on June 25, 2014.

1:10 Considering Will Moorad had to move his wedding back a week to avoid conflicting with the Central East Regional, it was fitting that he qualified for the Games by beating past Games champion Graham Holmberg and past Games competitor Marcus Hendren for third… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

June 26, 2014

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CrossFit Leicester in Leicester, U.K., hasn’t been around long, but you wouldn’t know it based on the commitment of its coaches and the camaraderie of its community.

“I absolutely love it,” says member Kaz Willmer. “It gives me a reason to get up in the morning.”

Partners Andy and Jennifer Osborne exhibit incredible passion for their business.

“I’ve been into fitness for about the last 15 years,” Andy says, “always been into functional training, and CrossFit just… Continue Reading

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The Story in SoCal

By Marston Sawyers

In Competition, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

June 25, 2014

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After two weeks of competition in which multiple CrossFit Games veterans failed to qualify, SoCal athletes took the floor at one of the most hotly contested regionals.

Favored to win Event 1—a 1-rep-max hang snatch—Games runner-up Lindsey Valenzuela faltered with 185 lb. overhead, surprising fans.

“I didn’t like that I missed the 185,” Valenzuela said after the event, “but that’s the way weightlifting works … that’s why it’s kind of a fun sport.”

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Read ’Em and Eat

By Agnese Smith

In Nutrition

June 24, 2014

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Simple front-of-package nutrition labeling could help combat obesity—but only if the food industry buys in and consumers pay attention.

A burger is a burger is a burger. Except when it’s not.

Stroll through any Marks & Spencer grocery store in Britain, and so long as you aren’t colour blind, you will see that a venison burger has less fat and salt than its made-of-beef counterpart. No need to work out percentages or possess an advanced… Continue Reading

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The Story in Latin America

By Jonathan Glancy

In Competition, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

June 23, 2014

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After two years of familiar names topping the Latin America Regional Leaderboard, a new man, woman and team will represent the region at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games.

This year’s regional was held in Santiago, Chile, and preparation for the event in the rapidly growing region was not without obstacles, according to Competition Director Cristobal Mardone.

“It’s not been easy, but we are gonna make it, and you are gonna see how we have fun… Continue Reading

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