February 2015

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Nick’s Zone: Sesame Chicken With Broccoli

By Nick Massie and Jesse Kahle

In HD Videos, Nutrition

February 19, 2015

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Add some Asian flare to your meal plan with sesame chicken and broccoli, dubbed “world’s greatest five-block meal” by Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com.

Tamari, ginger, sesame oil and apple-cider vinegar are a few of the key ingredients that develop the flavor in this dish.

To get started, Massie uses a simple method to steam his broccoli.

“We’re going to start off by adding some water to these two containers,” Massie says as he pours… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Legal

February 17, 2015

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D.C. CrossFit affiliates weigh in as District’s Council re-examines legislation.

The District of Columbia has paused enforcement of its law requiring licensure of so-called “personal fitness trainers” while it hammers out the details of what, exactly, it’s requiring.

The law—most often called the Omnibus Health Regulation Amendment Act—makes D.C. the country’s first municipality to require licensure of personal trainers.

First introduced Feb. 28, 2013, the legislation went into effect March… Continue Reading

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inFlux: Episode 2.1

By Jason Smith and Carey Peterson

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

February 16, 2015

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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, we follow Myles Lewis, Travis Weaver and Kyle Railton of California’s CrossFit Avalanche and CrossFit Blizzard to rugged Alaska for an adventure on the slopes.

Kevin Quinn, a member of CrossFit Blizzard, owns Points North Heli-Adventures and invited Lewis, Weaver and Railton to check out… Continue Reading

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The Ground and the Fury

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, Nutrition

February 15, 2015

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Peter Egyed and CrossFit Fury encourage members to grow their own in pursuit of improved health.

If you know Peter Egyed, you know he tends to go big.

“I will bite off more than I can chew and just figure it out along the way,” he said.

So when the 28-year-old announced his Arizona CrossFit affiliate would begin farming, few people were fazed.

Aimee Berencsi has known Egyed for eight years. Or, as she said, “from the… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 368

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

February 14, 2015

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On Episode 368 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Triangle CrossFit owner Clay Hicks and Harbor City CrossFit owner Michael Manning. This episode was webcast on Feb. 11, 2015.

1:35 Clay Hicks spoke about how Triangle CrossFit in Raleigh, North Carolina, is getting ready for the CrossFit Games Open. He explained how each Open workout is programmed into the weekly training so every member of the affiliate participates in the… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

February 13, 2015

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For most of her marriage, Veronica Ledesma has taken care of her four kids and her husband Marcelo Elizaga, who played professional soccer for years.

But after discovering CrossFit and opening CrossFit Iron Tigers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she wants you to know one thing: “Here, the boss is me.”

Ledesma started CrossFit to lose weight after having her fourth child. Soon, weight loss became secondary to her passion for sharing CrossFit with others.

When… Continue Reading

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3-2-1 … Snow!

By Hilary Achauer

In Exercises

February 12, 2015

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Functional fitness means being ready for the challenges of the real world. With winter upon us, we examine the connection between the barbell and the snow shovel.

One weekend, my husband and I decided our front lawn needed to go. Short on money and sense, we grabbed pickaxes and shovels and attacked the mess of dying grass, weeds and dirt in front of our house.

Monday came, and both of us… Continue Reading

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What if almost everything you know about hydration and sports is wrong?

Dr. Tamara Hew-Butler, a devoted marathon runner and sports-medicine podiatrist, was working in the medical tent at the 2000 Houston Marathon in Houston, Texas.

“It was hot that day,” Hew-Butler said, “and all these runners came (into the tent) and collapsed.”

Hew-Butler and her colleagues knew exactly what to do. Assuming dehydration, the medical aides started IVs for the collapsed runners. Then something strange… Continue Reading

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