March 2015

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March 31, 2015

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The individual PDF articles published in March 2015 are collected here in a single download.

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

The articles included here are:

“Virtuosity 5: Therapy” - Saunders
“Willpower: Your Secret Weapon” - Brown
“‘Above-the-Neck Fitness’” - Cecil
“Fair-Trade Fitness?” - Beers
“Tinkering Trainers” - Cecil
“A Study in Academic Misconduct?” - Beers
“Not Taking It Sitting Down” - O’Hagan
“Stability Now!” - Starr
“Virtuosity 6: Every Rep a Victory” - Sharp
“The Best-Laid Plans” - Cooper

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The Best-Laid Plans

By Chris Cooper

In Affiliation, Legal

March 31, 2015

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A shareholders’ agreement can prevent problems, but few gyms have one. How can they help CrossFit affiliate owners?

New CrossFit affiliate owners sometimes consider taking a partner at startup. The burden of labor and risk can be lightened when spread across several broad shoulders, and pooling funds means avoiding the moneylender.

But sometimes the coach’s vision doesn’t match that of the investor, or circumstances change quickly. Other… Continue Reading

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inFlux Bonus Content: Warehouse Gym

By Jason Smith and Carey Peterson

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

March 30, 2015

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In the multi-episode “inFlux” series, we see dynamic people using their bodies and minds to meet the challenges of a world in constant motion. Delve a little deeper into their adventures in this bonus content.

In this installment, Points North Heli-Adventures owner Kevin Quinn talks about his CrossFit journey and offers a closer look at the warehouse gym housed at his facility in Cordova, Alaska.

Quinn, who was introduced to CrossFit by Travis Weaver at CrossFit… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit Games

March 29, 2015

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(Corrects to state CrossFit Fayetteville is in Arkansas.)

This edition of “Virtuosity” features the CrossFit Games Open, in which hundreds of thousands of people test their fitness every year.

The Open is a special time for CrossFit athletes, but it doesn’t come without some trepidation as people challenge themselves to beat previous records and achieve new levels of fitness.

In “Every Rep a Victory,” Jillian Sharp explains… Continue Reading

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In Corrections and Clarifications

March 29, 2015

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A caption in a March 29 article incorrectly stated the location of CrossFit Fayetteville. The gym is in Arkansas… Continue Reading

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Road to Conviction Episode 2: CrossFit’s a Rope

By Gary Roberts and Jordan Shalhoub

In Athletes, LEO/Mil

March 29, 2015

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While incarcerated, Fletcher Tholin discovered CrossFit. Watch his rehabilitation in this eight-part series.

In this episode, Tholin completes the on-ramp classes at CrossFit Edwardsville in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

“(The on-ramp is) our foundational program for athletes who are new to the game or who are coming into CrossFit from a non-traditional background,” says affiliate owner Greg Skelly. “I make sure that we’re all on… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 374

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

March 28, 2015

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On Episode 374 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit NorthRidge owner Chris Majors and Blue Star CrossFit owner James Wende. This episode was webcast on March 25, 2015.

2:35 Chris Majors’ affiliate is a bit different from most others: CrossFit NorthRidge in Northport, Alabama, is part of a 2,600-member fitness facility. As general manager of the larger facility and owner of the CrossFit affiliate inside, Majors explained how the two… Continue Reading

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Stability Now!

By Bill Starr

In Olympic Lifts

March 27, 2015

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If the bottom of your snatch is full of trepidation and shaking, Bill Starr has the cure.

I believe full snatches are the epitome of athleticism. When done correctly, the full snatch is a flawless symphony of strength, quickness, timing, coordination and balance. There are many things that have to be done before an athlete is able to master the technique in the full… Continue Reading

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