July 2016

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In Coaching, ExPhysiology, Running

July 15, 2016

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CrossFit’s Aerobic Capacity Course expert explains how interval training can help you do more work faster.

Long-time CrossFit athlete Tawny Sanabria used to dread box jumps and wall balls.

“I could never get into a good rhythm, and they would make me so tired. They were so exhausting,” she said.

All that changed for Sanabria when she made one major alteration to her training: doing interval running at the track.

Specifically, Sanabria has been diligently following endurance… Continue Reading

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In Competition, HD Videos

July 14, 2016

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Watch as Sevan Matossian catches the fittest men in California during their most exposed and most triumphant moments at the California Regional, held May 13-15 in Del Mar, California.

In a hotly contested region thick with CrossFit Games veterans, nothing is guaranteed.

Dan Bailey, last year’s California Regional champion and fourth-place Games finisher, came into the competition as a favorite to take the title again, but… Continue Reading

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Pride and Push-Ups

By Brittney Saline

In Affiliation, CrossFit

July 13, 2016

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Adam Gonzales talks about finding acceptance in a CrossFit gym, where effort is the only thing that matters.

On Sunday, June 12, Omar Mateen opened fire in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and injuring three others in what the New York Times has described as the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Though the sudden devastation came as a shock to the world, many in the lesbian/gay/transsexual/bisexual/queer (LGTBQ… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

July 12, 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 7, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the importance of healthy relationships among affiliate owners and coaches with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole… Continue Reading

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Decade of Dominance

By Greg Glassman, Hilary Achauer, Andréa Maria Cecil, Mike Warkentin, Chad Schroeder

In Classic, CrossFit, CrossFit Games

July 10, 2016

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In 2016, we celebrate the 10th edition of the CrossFit Games—the ultimate proving grounds for the world’s fittest athletes.

On the pages of this special retrospective, you’ll find stories and images that explain how the Games grew from a small gathering of athletes in 2007 into an event that now fills stadiums and can be watched live on ESPN.

We’ve also provided a host of detailed stats and records that showcase the amazing… Continue Reading

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As Prescribed: San Diego

By Hilary Achauer

In CrossFit

July 09, 2016

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A guide to the best healthy eats, shops, bars and outside-the-gym workout spots in sunny San Diego.

San Diego has the highest concentration of CrossFit boxes in any metro area, so finding a CrossFit affiliate in the Southern California city is easy. But at some point we need to leave the gym—or so we’re told. If you find yourself in the sunny city just 18 miles from the Mexican border, we’ve got a… Continue Reading

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Cancer, Carbs and Controversy

By Brittney Saline

In Medical/Injuries, Nutrition

July 05, 2016

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Thomas Seyfried, Dr. Eugene Fine explain how cancer is affected by sugar, insulin and inflammation.

Accounts of deadly tumors date as far back as 3,000 B.C. in ancient Egypt.

Yet despite centuries of study, cancer is—after cardiovascular disease—the world’s second-leading cause of death, claiming more than 8 million lives in 2012 alone, a number that’s expected to nearly double over the next 20 years.

Prevailing theories on the origin of cancer held… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, Editorial

July 05, 2016

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The National Strength and Conditioning Association has announced its 2016 National Awards winners. Recipients, who are chosen for “outstanding achievement” in their field, will receive these awards July 8 at the 39th Annual NSCA National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year’s award winners include two notable characters. The first is N. Travis Triplett, who will receive The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Editorial Excellence Award. Travis was the editor who… Continue Reading

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