September 2016

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September 30, 2016

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

The video, audio and non-PDF posts are not contained in this collection.

The articles included here are:

“Conjectural Fatigue: High-Repetition Weightlifting” - Kilgore
“How Much Ya Bench?” - Achauer
“CrossFit Lifeguard: Stephen Walker” - Cecil
“The Glassman Chipper, Part 2” - Warkentin
“A CrossFit Calling” - Saline
“Rack It Right” - Long
“An Open Letter to the ‘Big Dogs’” - Warkentin
“Lift to Live Well” - Mallia
“Busted 10s and Benjamins” - Saline
“Eggucation” - Achauer

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By Hilary Achauer

In Nutrition

September 29, 2016

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How to select the right eggs, whether you’re interested in nutrition, animal welfare or price.

For years I’ve purchased brown eggs.

Specifically, Trader Joe’s Brown Organic Free Range Eggs.

I bypassed the cheaper options because it seemed like the healthy thing to do. I had the vague sense the brown color meant they were healthier, more natural, but I couldn’t tell you what any of the claims on the carton actually meant.

Then I… Continue Reading

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In Kids

September 27, 2016

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Peter Driscoll is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and a physical-education teacher at Hartland Elementary School in Hartland, Vermont. He’s also the founder of HES CrossFit, which operates out of a transformed kindergarten classroom in the school. The affiliate is helping the school’s K-8 students gain strength and confidence through the integration of CrossFit into their daily lives.

Driscoll explains that when he brought research to principal Jeff Moreno “that… Continue Reading

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Busted 10s and Benjamins

By Brittney Saline

In Affiliation, Equipment

September 26, 2016

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Affiliate owners discuss budgeting for replacement gear and making the new equipment last.

A 45-lb. plate can be a great doorstop.

Of course, it’s a better fitness tool, but what else can you do with a broken bumper?

The business of fitness is tough work, and CrossFit athletes are tough on implements. As eager as affiliate owners are for their clients’ PRs, progress inevitably comes with broken weights, snapped skipping ropes and busted rowers.

… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation

September 24, 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 14, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd talks about balance and dedication 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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Lift to Live Well

By Sharon Mallia

In Special Populations

September 23, 2016

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Physiotherapist Sharon Mallia reports on the success of CrossFit-based training with 20 seniors aged 75-91.

CrossFit is becoming increasingly popular in older populations, but so far no academic studies have delved into the topic of CrossFit and older adults. I am a physiotherapist by profession and was introduced to the world of CrossFit about three years ago. Since then, I have been incorporating some aspects of CrossFit in my work at a… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit

September 21, 2016

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Nice deadlift. What’s your Helen time?

We’re well aware of your snatch PR.

We can indeed hear you grunting as you rep out.

We know you hold the top spot on the squat leaderboard.

And yes, we know all about your big bag of supplements, your special gear, your amp-up music and your pre-lift routine.

But a great many of us really don’t care about your strength numbers.

Here’s why: You’re in a CrossFit program.

This, of course, is not to… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Lifeguard: Jeremy Magee

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Medical/Injuries

September 19, 2016

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A big, strong back saved a retired Marine’s life after a 25-foot fall broke four of his vertebrae.

Jeremy Magee has been in combat twice: once in 2003 with the Marine Corps and then again in 2010 with the Pennsylvania National Guard. Both times in Iraq. He knows what it’s like to fear for his life.

“Not many things surprise me or take my breath away, by any means,” explained the 36-year-old air-traffic controller.

But a day in… Continue Reading

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