August 2014

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CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide—Korean

By Greg Glassman and Staff

In Seminars Training Guide

August 20, 2014

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크로스핏 트레이닝 가이드는 지난 10년동안 코치 그레스만이 주축이 되어 기초적인 동작들과 개념에 대해 크로스핏 저널에 게재한 글들을 모은 것이다.

본가이드는 크로스핏 레벨1 트레이너 코스와 함께 당신의 트레이닝 지식 밑 기술을 발전 시키고 레벨1 트레이너 테스트를 준비 하는데 도움이 될 수 있도록 기획 되었다. 본 가이드는 필수 자료이지만 모든 내용을 담고 있지는 않으며 레벨1 트레이너 테스트를 통과하는 데 필요한 지식들은 이 자료와 이틀 간의 코스에서 직접 얻을 수 있다.

이 글들에 실린 정보는 크로스핏 방법론에 대한 기본 지식으로 나머지 다른 저널들과 함께 성공적인 트레이닝 경험을 얻는데 도움을 줄 것이다.

Other Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese

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Amazing Grace

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Athletes, CrossFit Games

August 20, 2014

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Rich Froning overcomes all adversity and pressure to stand atop the CrossFit Games podium for the fourth consecutive year.

He looked determined, almost angry.

It was seconds before Sunday’s Midline March at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games—the first individual event of the final day. Three-time champ Rich Froning awaited the buzzer.

Between these athletes and the finish line were 3 rounds of 25 GHD sit-ups, a 50-foot handstand walk and 50 feet of… Continue Reading

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Streets to Scholarship

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Athletes, CrossFit Football

August 17, 2014

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A homeless high-school dropout with a felony charge and a son, Damian Relierford now has a football scholarship and wants to help kids like him. Andréa Maria Cecil reports.

The tattoo on his forehead reads “Damebo.” It’s his nickname. He got it when he was high.

“I do regret it but I don’t.”

It’s a reminder of his missteps, but also of how far he’s come.

“I was a thug, a street guy, basically. … Selling weed, doing… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, HD Videos, Medical/Injuries

August 16, 2014

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On July 4, Matt Chan had a serious accident but lived to lift again.

While on a mountain-bike ride with his wife, Cherie, in Boulder, Colorado, Matt fell and landed on his handlebars, resulting in an emergency flight and surgery to repair injuries to several arteries and veins.

“Mountain biking at high speeds, down rocky descents, with full pads and everything like that is scary looking,” Matt says. “That is not what I was doing.”

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CrossFit Radio Episode 342

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

August 15, 2014

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On Episode 342 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed four-time CrossFit Games champion Rich Froning. This episode was webcast on April 23, 2014.

1:01 At the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games, Rich Froning earned the title Fittest Man on Earth for the fourth consecutive year. The champ has competed in the Games five times and explained how 2014 was different. Froning had his struggles this year and… Continue Reading

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Functional Fighting

By Hilary Achauer

In Combatives, MMA

August 14, 2014

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While some Brazilian jiu-jitsu athletes don’t see the link between CrossFit and martial arts, others say general physical preparedness can help athletes win on the mat.

Garth Taylor started doing Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 1994, and by 1998 he was winning national-level championships. But Taylor wanted more. What he really wanted was a world title. Taylor’s coach, Claudio Franca, told him if he wanted to win a world championship, he… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos

August 13, 2014

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In January 2014, CrossFit hosted its first Level 1 Seminar in Israel. Seminar Staff member Russell Berger took the opportunity to spend an extra week traveling the country, visiting its affiliates and experiencing the culture. In this six-part series, explore the Holy Land with Berger and the local community.

It all started in 2011 when a group of Israeli athletes traveled to Stamford, Connecticut, to attend a Level 1 Seminar at CrossFit Hybrid… Continue Reading

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Emotions in Motion

By Emily Beers

In Athletes, CrossFit Games

August 11, 2014

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Emily Beers finds the tests of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games are more mental than physical.

When I qualified to the CrossFit Games, I was ecstatic. Overjoyed. Just happy to be there. My original performance goal was humble at best: not to come dead last. And I accomplished that by finishing 37th.

But the problem with being competitive is you never enjoy being near the bottom—even when your competition happens to be the entire world.

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