April 2016

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April 30, 2016

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The individual PDF articles published in April 2016 are collected here in a single download.

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The articles included here are:

“Weight a Second: Balance and the Bar” - Warkentin
“CrossFit Inc. Victorious in Texas” - Berger
“Gary Taubes: Prosecuting Sugar” - Cecil
“Virtuosity in Photos: Youth Movement” - Baz
“Weight a Second: Finish!” - Warkentin
“Eye for an Aye” - Cecil
“Prediabetes: Your Final Warning” - Cecil
“The CrossFit Kitchen: Mexican Meatballs” - Massie
“Fitness: A Choice for the Ages” - Kilgore
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Jackie and Justin Roth use fitness and healthy eating to improve quality of life and reduce disease symptoms, but the discipline and community they found at Mountain Loop CrossFit changed their lives in unexpected ways.

Jackie Roth was doing her best to prove gym owner Mitch Roehl wrong. In January 2015, she joined Roehl’s Mountain Loop CrossFit in Lake Stevens, Washington, and started working out twice a week. She continued to… Continue Reading

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Far too many retirees avoid exercise and doom themselves to decrepitude and loss of independence during the Golden Years.

For most of us who were born before NASA, color TV, McDonald’s, Walmart, Disneyland, Bannister’s four-minute mile and the polio vaccine, we have an emerging problem: We decide not to go to the gym. We are making this choice far too often, and it has a direct effect on how… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos

April 23, 2016

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Executive Producer Sevan Matossian once again gives us unprecedented access to the fittest athletes on the planet, catching CrossFit Games competitors in intimate moments and vulnerable positions.

In the final installment, Matossian follows the drama behind the scenes as the athletes head into the last three events: Midline Madness, Pedal to the Metal 1 and Pedal to the Metal 2.

Eventual champion Ben Smith, a notoriously low-drama competitor, makes Matossian work hard to find… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition

April 22, 2016

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In this video, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com shares his recipe for Mexican Meatballs, a delicious blend of grass-fed ground beef, vegetables and spices.

Massie’s meatballs get their kick from chipotle powder, cinnamon, garlic and the Paleo Nick spice blend Super Radical Rib Rub.

Squash calabacitas rounds out the dish, providing the carbohydrate that balances the protein in the meatballs.

While the meatballs brown in one skillet, Massie sautés the vegetables in… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

April 21, 2016

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Executive Producer Sevan Matossian once again gives us unprecedented access to the fittest athletes on the planet, catching CrossFit Games competitors in intimate moments and vulnerable positions.

In Part 4 of five, Matossian offers a look at all the “glamor” behind the scenes—ice baths, drug tests and blood blisters—as the athletes complete Sprint Course 1 and Sprint Course 2, the Soccer Chipper, Clean and Jerk, and Triangle Couplet.

Matossian also gets rare glimpses into… Continue Reading

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Prediabetes: Your Final Warning

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Medical/Injuries

April 20, 2016

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Physicians explain what “prediabetes” is and what the diagnosis means for your health.

The word “prediabetes” makes Dr. Donna Polk’s patients pay attention.

She can tell them about their risk of a heart attack, a stroke—“they don’t care,” she said.

“But when I say ‘prediabetic,’ they say, ‘What? I don’t want to be diabetic,’” explained Polk, medical director for cardiac rehab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

The word, she… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

April 19, 2016

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Executive Producer Sevan Matossian once again gives us unprecedented access to the fittest athletes on the planet, catching CrossFit Games competitors in intimate moments and vulnerable positions.

In Part 3 of five, Matossian interviews the athletes as they recover from the physical and emotional aftermath of Murph and try to rally for Snatch Speed Ladder and Heavy DT—the latter a Hero-workout variation selected by fans via a Twitter vote.

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