November 2015

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November 30, 2015

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

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

The articles included here are:

“A Soldier’s Tale” - Achauer
“Soda Widows” - Cecil
“The High Road to Accreditation” - Carroll
“Message in a Bottle” - Berger
“Bring the Fight” - Cecil
“Sugar High” - Warkentin
“No Más” - Cecil
“Explosive Problem” - Achauer
“Label You Unforgiven” - Cecil
“Virtuosity 12: Reconnecting” - Zamoyta
“Sweet Lies” - Achauer
“Child’s Play” - Achauer

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Child’s Play

By Hilary Achauer

In Competition, Kids

November 30, 2015

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CrossFit Kids trainers say early sport specialization can have negative consequences on young children, especially when winning is placed above the joy of movement.

When my daughter, Rosemary, lost interest in soccer at age 8, I signed her up for the swim team. Whenever I asked her about competing in a swim meet, she said she wasn’t interested. Then, when she was almost 10, she tried out for Junior Lifeguards and came in first of all… Continue Reading

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Sweet Lies

By Hilary Achauer

In Media, Nutrition

November 28, 2015

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New documentary “Sugar Coated” reveals a secret PR campaign and its disastrous impact on health.

We weren’t always so unhealthy.

Until 1980, approximately 12-14 percent of Americans were obese, but by the end of that decade the number had about doubled, reaching 22-25 percent. Similarly, diabetes rates tripled over the last 30 years to produce 347 million worldwide cases. Obesity has become an epidemic, affecting children, putting a strain on our health-care system and introducing… Continue Reading

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The CrossFit Kids Startup Curriculum

By Jon Gary and Todd Widman

In Coaching, Kids

November 25, 2015

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The “CrossFit Kids Startup Curriculum” is to be used in conjunction with the information provided at the CrossFit Kids Trainer Course. The document contains two months of programming for each age group. While the “Training Guide” directly supports the CrossFit Kids Trainer Course and program, the goal of the “CrossFit Kids Startup Curriculum” is to provide programming that allows trainers to more easily start a new program or… Continue Reading

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Virtuosity 12: Reconnecting

By Jill Zamoyta

In Affiliation

November 24, 2015

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Jill Zamoyta finds friends and fitness help her rebuild the mind-body link that was severed when she was abused.

Just over a year ago, we asked members of the CrossFit community to tell us why they train where they train. We received a large number of submissions, and we published 12 of them from October 2014 to November 2015.

In those 12 articles, we heard about affiliate owners who inspire their members… Continue Reading

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Label You Unforgiven

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In CrossFit, Legal, Nutrition

November 22, 2015

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CrossFit Founder on health-warning label for sugary beverages in California: “We know sugar is poison.”

A health-warning label on sugary beverages in California is the first step in addressing chronic-disease epidemics, public-health advocates said.

“Putting a skull and crossbones on a Coke can is the beginning of the end for sugary drinks. And it should be,” said Harold Goldstein, executive director of the California Center for Public Health… Continue Reading

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Explosive Problem

By Hilary Achauer

In CrossFit, Legal, Nutrition

November 20, 2015

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A forum of nationally recognized experts gathered Nov. 13 to discuss the sugar-fueled diabetes epidemic that’s costing billions.

The obesity epidemic that began about 15 years ago has resulted a new health crisis: a diabetes epidemic.

In a Nov. 13 forum at National University in La Jolla, California, a panel of nationally recognized experts gathered to talk about solutions for reducing the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages. Each of the speakers talked about the terrifying increase in… Continue Reading

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No Más

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Nutrition

November 16, 2015

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CrossFit Downey owner Oscar Ramos works to shatter cultural ties to Big Soda and educate his mostly Hispanic membership on the dangers of sugary beverages.

As a child, Oscar Ramos was not allowed to go outside to play unless he drank his entire “fat bottle” of lime-flavored Gatorade.

A 32-ounce bottle of the so-called thirst quencher contains 56 grams of sugar, or about 14 teaspoons—more than double the 6-teaspoon daily limit the World Health Organization… Continue Reading

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