June 2016

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

June 16, 2016

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It takes more than just a Level 1 Certificate to run a successful CrossFit affiliate. In this series, learn about the various ways affiliate owners and trainers evolve and plan as they work to lead the fitness industry.

In Part 5, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the importance of nutrition with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of CrossFit Roots, and David Tittle of CrossFit… Continue Reading

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Barbells and Bonding

By Lindsay Schrock and Elliot Schrock

In Affiliation

June 15, 2016

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Stacy Geisler, a former basketball player seeking new ways to keep fit, was unsure about CrossFit after attending her first class at CrossFit Big D in Dallas, Texas. She was sore and—worse—afraid of the barbells.

Though she wanted to quit, she decided to stick it out for another week—and she started to see big changes that kept her coming back.

Now Geisler’s training sessions at Big D are a family affair. Her teenage daughter Annie has… Continue Reading

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Beyond Proven

By Hilary Achauer

In Athletes, Competition

June 14, 2016

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Top athletes talk about their single-minded pursuit of the podium and how they filled the void when they stepped back from the sport they love.

Most of us define ourselves, in part, by our job, our family and our interests. But what happens when things change—who will you be then?

Rory Zambard—who started CrossFit at 14—took 14th place at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. Now, at 24… Continue Reading

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In Editorial, Medical/Injuries, Nutrition

June 13, 2016

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“I believe me getting in better shape, me losing, you know, that extra weight I needed to lose, I think ... that’s one of the areas that never gets the attention it needs to.”

Hip-hop artist Rick Ross said that in 2014 in the CrossFit Journal video “RossFit.”

And he’s right: His dramatic weight loss and improved health and fitness haven’t gotten the attention they deserve.

Ross stands in contrast to hip-hop DJ and TV personality André… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Kids, Special Populations

June 11, 2016

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Educator Julie Potts applies CrossFit training principles to help her students succeed.

A few months ago, I walked into a CrossFit box hoping to learn new ways to get in shape. What I did not expect was the insight CrossFit would give me into my career as a kindergarten teacher.

Watching a CrossFit class is like witnessing the most perfectly differentiated and inclusive classroom. Every athlete is… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit

June 08, 2016

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Warning: Reducing intensity can be habit forming. Please consult your CrossFit trainer immediately.

You have to do Fran today.

Stop reading, close your eyes and really think about that for a moment.

Note the freefall feeling in your chest, the sweaty palms and the subtle changes in your breathing.

Now consider this statement:

You have to do Fran in less than 12 minutes today.

I bet you suddenly don’t feel… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

June 06, 2016

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It takes more than just a Level 1 Certificate to run a successful CrossFit affiliate. In this series, learn about the various ways affiliate owners and trainers evolve and plan as they work to lead the fitness industry.

In Part 4, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the importance of sound business processes with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of CrossFit Roots, and David… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit

June 03, 2016

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Undefeated in litigation, CF-RRG continues to defend the CrossFit community and improve service to policyholders.

Since 2009, CrossFit Risk Retention Group (CF-RRG) has stood behind affiliates and trainers.

A community-owned insurance company, CF-RRG provides all insurance requirements in affiliate licensing agreements and fulfills CrossFit Kids requirements. CF-RRG also provides personal-trainer policies for independent Level 1 CrossFit Certificate holders.

Last year was very strong, and 2016 has already brought notable successes… Continue Reading

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