March 2015

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CrossFit Radio Episode 372

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

March 14, 2015

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On Episode 372 of CrossFit Radio, Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Naperville owner Neil Khant and multiyear CrossFit Games competitor Michele Letendre. This episode was webcast on March 11, 2015.

1:43 Over the years, Neil Khant has used a lot of creativity to build a successful affiliate in Illinois. With St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon, one of Khant’s favorite signature events is coming up: the sixth… Continue Reading

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Fair-Trade Fitness?

By Emily Beers

In Affiliation

March 11, 2015

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Bartering seems like a great idea, but many affiliate owners warn that caution is required if you want to avoid trading a well-fed pig for an emaciated chicken.

When it comes to philosophies about bartering, affiliate owners are all over the map. And so is their bartering.

Some say they do it all the time and have never had a bad experience, while others are more cautious.

One affiliate owner admitted to bartering his coaching services… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, HD Videos, Olympic Lifts

March 10, 2015

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In this three-part series, get to know Coach Mike Burgener, who runs the CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Course and coached the American Women’s Junior National Team for about a decade beginning in the mid-’90s. He’s also the man behind Mike’s Gym, a two-car garage in Bonsall, California, that serves as a USA Weightlifting Regional Training Center.

In Episode 2, we learn where Burgener’s coaching career took him after he met and married his wife.

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CrossFit: The Good Fight

By Heber Cannon, Jay Vera and Eric Maciel

In CrossFit, HD Videos, Rest Day/Theory

March 09, 2015

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For several years, CrossFit Inc. Founder and CEO Greg Glassman and his legal team have been fighting a battle with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), organizations that present themselves as the foremost authorities on strength and conditioning.

Through the CrossFit Journal, The Russells blog, social-media posts and litigation, CrossFit is taking action against questionable “science” published by… Continue Reading

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Nick’s Zone: Butternut Squash Lasagna

By Nick Massie and Jesse Kahle

In HD Videos, Nutrition

March 08, 2015

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Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com brings us a decadent spin on traditional lasagna for a real Italian treat.

First step: meat sauce.

“One of the things we have to think about is that (the butternut squash) isn’t really seasoned,” Massie says, “so I’m gonna make (the sauce) a little bit stronger flavored.”

Onions, garlic and basil are essential to developing a flavorful sauce. Some ground red chili is also recommended if you like a bit of spice.

To make the squash… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 371

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, Competition, CrossFit Games, Radio

March 07, 2015

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On Episode 371 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed the athletes atop the CrossFit Games Open Leaderboard after workouts 15.1 and 15.1A: Maude Charron and Nick Urankar. This episode was webcast on March 4, 2015.

3:01 Maude Charron was virtually unknown until she crushed 15.1 and 15.1A to edge out defending CrossFit Games champion Camille Leblanc-Bazinet by 4 points in the overall standings. Charron, who has a… Continue Reading

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“Above-the-Neck Fitness”

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, Rest Day/Theory

March 06, 2015

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CrossFit King of Prussia finds success with SAT-prep program.

He arrived a shy teenager. Skinny, hunched over, head hung, knees caving.

Today, things are different.

“Now he’s head high, ‘I can squat, I can lift weights, I can hold my own,’” Aimee Lyons said of Carter Buce. Lyons owns CrossFit King of Prussia in Pennsylvania.

But the 17-year-old is not just physically improved. He’s also mentally improved. After participating in CrossFit King of Prussia’s… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition, Rest Day/Theory

March 04, 2015

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The authors of a bestseller suggest willpower is a finite but renewable resource.

So let’s say you’ve decided to give up sugar. On the first day, you skip your regular morning latte, evade the siren song of the doughnuts in your morning meeting, dodge the cookies in the lunchroom and turn down the candy at the checkout aisle of the grocery store.

And then, late that night, you head into the kitchen to do the… Continue Reading

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