There are 18 articles in this month.
July 31, 2016
The individual PDF articles published in July 2016 are collected here in a single download.
The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.
The articles included here are:
“Cancer, Carbs and Controversy” - Saline
“As Prescribed: San Diego” - Achauer
“Decade of Dominance” - Glassman, Achauer, Cecil, Warkentin, Schroeder
“Pride and Push-Ups” - Saline
“Chris Hinshaw: The Running Man” - Beers
“An Open Letter to Cheaters” - Warkentin
“No Intensity, No Results” - Cecil
“When Limber Becomes too Loose” - Achauer
CrossFit KMC is located at the Kirby Medical Center in Monticello, Illinois, and is one of the first CrossFit affiliates to open on a hospital campus.
KMC CEO Steve Tenhouse and Director of Health and Wellness Services Josh Newton are using CrossFit to give the hospital a new focus: keeping people out of the hospital.
“A lot of health care organizations are reactive and prescriptive in nature,” Newton says.
KMC leaders wanted to change that.
“We really sat… Continue Reading
Theresa Larson explains when and how to stretch—and why some people shouldn’t stretch at all.
Theresa Larson’s physical-therapy patients come to her with a variety of ailments, but back pain is one of the most common complaints.
Recently, a woman who does CrossFit and yoga came to Larson complaining of low-back pain that radiated down her leg.
“What stretches should I be doing?” she asked.
Before answering, Larson asked the woman to bend at the waist with her legs… Continue Reading
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 8, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the process of hiring trainers with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of … Continue Reading
To move all significant health markers in the right direction, do more work faster, trainers say.
The only way to know intensity is to experience it.
It is not a mythical creature born of grunting loudest, sweating most or cheering excitedly. It is also not a matter of opinion. It’s physics. Scientifically speaking, intensity is defined as power: force multiplied by distance, then divided by time. Simply put: Intensity is doing more work faster.
July 21, 2016
Admit it: You’ve shaved a rep.
Maybe you’ve even shaved entire rounds off workouts. You might have even lied about loads or times.
Guess what: Your coach noticed. And so did the other people in the class.
Thankfully, cheaters are relatively rare in CrossFit, perhaps because “so much of repugnant behavior is about trying to get something for nothing, and the CrossFitters inherently don’t believe that it’s… Continue Reading
Degree or no degree, fitness trainers who lack practical experience are still students.
The state of personal training is such that criticisms are often leveled at anyone who does not have certification A, B or C or doesn’t have a college or university degree.
Strangely glossed over in most dialogs of the occupation is experience—or lack of it. Experience obviously affects both personal trainers and their clients, but let’s refine the context: A… Continue Reading
July 17, 2016
Reebok CrossFit Officine opened its doors only three years ago. Now, with more than 500 members, Officine is at the forefront of the fitness movement in Milan, Italy.
“We’re proud that in three years we’ve grown as a family so much,” says head coach Peter de Sury.