November 2014

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November 30, 2014

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

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

The articles included here are:

“The Need for Speed” - Achauer
“Turning Admin Into ‘Adminimal’” - Beers
“Swede on Kuwait” - Beers
“ATM Fraud” - Achauer and Randolph
“Virtuosity 2: A Friend in Need” - McClintock
“Level Up!” - Vaughn

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Level Up!

By Chad Vaughn

In Coaching, Olympic Lifts

November 30, 2014

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Chad Vaughn explains what lifters and coaches will learn at the CrossFit Weightlifting Advanced Trainer Course.

Weightlifting is described as ballet with a barbell, poetry in motion and a beautiful work of art. As the best weightlifters in the world train to put the greatest weight overhead, they also develop athletic attributes such as strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy. These attributes are… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos

November 29, 2014

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Steve’s Club is a nonprofit organization that reaches out to at-risk youth through fitness—specifically CrossFit—says founder Steve Liberati.

Over the summer, kids representing Steve’s Club programs in Colorado, New Jersey, Tennessee and New York gathered at Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania for the second annual Summer Leadership Camp.

“It’s about leadership activities to help the kids, to bring out the best in the kids, and to give them the… Continue Reading

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Virtuosity 2: A Friend in Need

By Anne-Marie McClintock

In Affiliation

November 28, 2014

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A tragic death shakes an individual but unifies a community.

Our call for submissions has brought in more than a few tragic tales. As sad as these stories are, they are balanced by the strength of the affected people and the response of their communities.

CrossFit workouts have often been characterized as “group suffering,” and they make us stronger and fitter. In an inspiring reflection of that idea, members of CrossFit… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 357

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

November 28, 2014

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On Episode 357 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two affiliate owners: Trevor Palmer of South Orlando CrossFit and Jason Lydon of CrossFit Lackland. This episode was webcast on Nov. 26, 2014.

1:22 Trevor Palmer explained how he uses the philosophy of mechanics, consistency and intensity to develop his athletes, and he talked about the various ways he scales workouts to get the results he wants. Palmer, who has… Continue Reading

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Cops, Coping and CrossFit

By Ian Wittenber

In Affiliation, HD Videos, LEO/Mil

November 26, 2014

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In November 2013, the Oregon City Police Department lost an officer in the line of duty. That hadn’t happened in more than 100 years. As the new police chief in the small Oregon community, Jim Brand recognized the need to help the department cope with the loss of Reserve Officer Robert Libke, who was fatally shot after responding to reports of an armed man near a house on fire.

In a rare quiet moment during a… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos

November 25, 2014

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With the encouragement of co-worker and CrossFit coach Meredith Davis, 18 Cannon School educators in Concord, North Carolina, started training at CrossFit Vitality. In this nine-part series, these teachers and administrators go through CrossFit fundamentals and try to determine the cognitive impact of the program.

In Part 4, the teachers and administrators are starting Week 7 of their CrossFit journeys. After some time off from CrossFit during… Continue Reading

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inFlux: Episode 1.2

By Jason Smith and Carey Peterson

In HD Videos

November 23, 2014

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Celebrate and explore human movement in this multi-episode series featuring dynamic people who use their bodies and minds to meet the challenges of a world in constant motion.

In this episode, host Matt Chan and wife Cherie learn more about the life of professional big-wave surfer Shane Dorian. First stop: CrossFit Kona. Dorian says his CrossFit training helps him in the ocean.

“Body mechanics are super important in big-wave surfing… Continue Reading

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