April 2016

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In Coaching, Olympic Lifts

April 06, 2016

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Mike Burgener offers quick tips to correct errors in the snatch and clean and jerk.

Most of us have seen the guy who can do a kettlebell swing with a 300-lb. barbell. The lift is called a clean, but it lacks the grace and speed evident when skilled lifters pulls their bodies around and under a perfectly placed bar with lizard-like speed.

While ugly, the swinging clean is impressive because the lift… Continue Reading

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The Story of Nuno Costa

By Torin Simpson

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This video “is a complex story about personal transformation, self-discovery and how one man’s journey to find a sense of belonging would in essence give him purpose,” producer Torin Simpson explains.

That one man is Nuno Costa, an athlete and CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff member who trains and coaches at CrossFit Invictus.

Costa has faced many challenges in his life, including moving from Portugal to the United States at a young age, overcoming… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Running

April 01, 2016

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Chris Hinshaw is a professional triathlete, renowned endurance coach and instructor for the CrossFit Aerobic Capacity Course. At Tennessee Tech, Hinshaw leads a group of elite CrossFit Games competitors through a series of warm-up drills.

The drills—24 in all—begin with prep work for the hips and lower body. The first five are called high-knee karaoke, over the hurdle, knee to chest, figure four and lunge.

“So what we do… Continue Reading

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