September 2016

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In Affiliation

September 17, 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 13, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses programming as culture 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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CrossFit 一级训练指南

By Greg Glassman and Staff

In Seminars Training Guide

September 16, 2016

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一级训练指南是CrossFit 期刊文章的合辑,这些文章主要由 CrossFit CEO 兼创始人 Greg Glassman 教练(“Glassman 教练”)从 2002 年开始撰写,内容涉及 CrossFit 的基本运动和方 法。一级证书课程是 CrossFit 的基础培训,这也使成千上万的人士开始了自己作为 CrossFit 教员的职业生涯。

该指南意在使一级课程与发展学员知识和培训师技能相衔接,并为其一级考试做准备。它非常重要,但并非最全面详尽的资料。通过考试所需要的某些知识来自这些文章,而其他资料则来自为期两天的课程。

训练指南中对原文做了适度修改,以使行文保持统一标准,既能为读者提供内容,又能与时下的 课程形式相适应。所有原文都在 CrossFit 期刊中有收录,其中全部提供有热链接(可以通过蓝 色进行识别)。

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Rack It Right

By Zachary Long

In Mobility, Olympic Lifts

September 16, 2016

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Zachary Long explains how to identify and correct flexibility limitations in the front-rack position.

Front-rack positioning can make or break the CrossFit athlete.

Poor flexibility in the front rack is one of the most frequent complaints in the gym, and without good positioning an athlete’s ability to properly perform the front squat, clean, overhead press and jerk can be significantly affected.

The front-rack position is a combination of several motions: shoulder flexion… Continue Reading

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A CrossFit Calling

By Brittney Saline

In Affiliation

September 14, 2016

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Like many entrepreneurs, Lindsey Barber changed careers to follow her passion.

Lindsey Barber gripped the wheel. Most of the 30-mile drive between Unity and Cut Knife, Saskatchewan, is open road, nothing but 360-degree field and sky, and she tried to enjoy her morning commute to a job she disliked.

She pulled into the small lot outside the chemical-and-seed supply company where she worked as a sales agronomist. Some days… Continue Reading

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The Glassman Chipper, Part 2

By Mike Warkentin

In Classic, CrossFit, Workouts

September 09, 2016

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We challenge you to improve your mental fitness by reading our Founder and CEO’s CrossFit Journal articles.

“When we explained that we thought our workouts were so effective that if we were to post one every day, someone would eventually find them, try them, have great results, and come back and tell friends, the dot-comers laughed heartily and condescendingly chortled, ‘Ahhhh, the old grassroots approach!’”

Greg Glassman wrote that in the 2005 CrossFit Journal article “www.crossfit.com.”

On Feb. 10, 2001, the first workout of the day went up on… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Lifeguard: Stephen Walker

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Athletes, Medical/Injuries

September 07, 2016

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Neurosurgeon credits Stephen Walker’s fitness with saving his life while he fought polymicrobial brain infection.

Stephen Walker’s moniker is “Mr. 5 a.m.”

Since he joined CrossFit Palm Beach in December 2012, he’s shown up every single day, most of the time for the 5-a.m. class.

Coaches have ribbed him on his aggressive workout schedule, stressing the importance of rest and recovery. Walker told them his time at the box is an investment in… Continue Reading

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Jonny Walker Gold Medal?

By Ross Coughlan

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

September 06, 2016

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Jonny Walker has been riding motorcycles since he was 9 years old. Now the 25-year-old competes professionally in enduro, a motorcycle sport contested on mostly off-road courses filled with obstacles.

After Walker suffered a crash that resulted in a fractured fibula, CrossFit aided his recovery and helped him regain confidence in his body. His main goal is winning the SuperEnduro World Championships, and he’s been training at CrossFit Cumbria in order to achieve it.

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How Much Ya Bench?

By Hilary Achauer

In Powerlifting, Workouts

September 04, 2016

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Often forgotten in favor of push presses or jerks, the bench press can add variety to CrossFit workouts.

On April 22, 2004, Lynne Pitts followed her normal routine. She woke up and logged onto CrossFit.com to see the workout of the day.

The day’s challenge was 5 rounds for max reps of body-weight bench presses and pull-ups. When she saw the workout, Pitts knew she’d do well.

A competitive powerlifter in the late ’80s and early ’90s… Continue Reading

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