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August 23, 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 11, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd talks about the importance of building a program around general physical preparedness (GPP) with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation

August 19, 2016

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Some clients prefer polished brass pull-up bars, while others like a little rust on the barbell.

Nearly 5,000 miles and an ocean apart, two classes of CrossFit athletes are doing work.

Their lungs are searing, but all that matters is the last few reps—and getting them in before the minute turns over.

As the last barbell settles at CrossFit Fifty, an open-air garage gym in Honolulu, Hawaii, the athletes lie on the sun-stricken… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

August 18, 2016

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Ertan Balaban opened CrossFit Balaban in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2013. One of the biggest cities in the world, Istanbul sits on two continents—Europe and Asia.

Balaban compares his city to New York or Tokyo, pointing out the large breadth of cultures in the area. But he is quick to note that the culture in his affiliate would be familiar to any CrossFitter in the world.

“Of course Turkish culture is different from the… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

August 11, 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 10, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses integrating food challenges into nutrition programs with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of CrossFit… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

August 03, 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 9, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the importance of caring for your employees with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen… Continue Reading

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Finding a Common Bond: Chriss Smith Jr.

By Mike Koslap and Jay Vera

In Affiliation, HD Videos

August 02, 2016

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Trident CrossFit founder Chriss Smith Jr.’s outgoing personality is a positive force at the affiliate in Alexandria, Virginia. He grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas, and traveled a lot since his father was in the military. He says it helped mold who he is today.

“Obviously, I’m a little bit shy so have trouble making friends—not.”

A retired U.S. Navy SEAL, Smith says words like “solidarity” come to mind when he reflects on his time in the service. When he left the… Continue Reading

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When Wellness Becomes Fitness

By Michael Dalton

In Affiliation, HD Videos

July 29, 2016

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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

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

July 27, 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 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

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