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After struggling with her health for years—surviving cancer and developing Type 2 diabetes—Patti Goldenson decided to turn her life around. Since joining CrossFit South Bay in Torrance, California, she’s lost 135 lb. and no longer needs to take diabetes medication.

Goldenson’s journey began after she broke her back at work. While she was in recovery, her physical therapist, Ron Satow, invited her to a contest at his gym. He was surprised when… Continue Reading

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January 23, 2016

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In this video, Rommel Cinco describes his personal journey with CrossFit, and Madeline and Jimi Letchford share what he means to the community at Cinco CrossFit in Ladero Ranch, California.

Cinco was the first member to join the Letchfords at their new box. He recalls coming in for the first time and seeing “guys going up and down the rope like spiders.”

He almost walked out but instead started coming every day. Now he’s the “spirit of… Continue Reading

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No Más

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, Nutrition, Spanish

January 22, 2016

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Oscar Ramos, el dueño de CrossFit Downey, trabaja para destruir los lazos culturales con la Gran Soda y por educar sus miembros—la mayoría que son Hispanos—en los peligros de las bebidas dulces.

Cuando era niño, Oscar Ramos no podía salir a jugar hasta que se bebiera “la botella gorda” de Gatorade sabor limón.

Una botella de 32 onzas de la auto-proclamada bebida extintora de la sed contiene 56 gramos de azúcar, o alrededor de14 cucharaditas—más… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit, Nutrition

January 19, 2016

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Open happiness or open diabetes?

Big Soda’s advertising would have you believe its products are all part of a healthy, active, vibrant life. The reality is much different: Sugary sports drinks and sodas are fueling chronic disease and ruining the health of millions. It’s time to push aside celebrity endorsements, catchy jingles and clever slogans to tell people the truth: Sugar is toxic.

From Nov. 8 to 19, CrossFit Inc. Founder and CEO Greg Glassman visited nine… Continue Reading

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January 11, 2016

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In this video, CrossFit Games veterans Rich Froning, Dan Bailey, James Hobart and Josh Bridges join Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro and X Games gold medalist Lance Coury for an epic ride from Placentia, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada.

The journey leads the six riders through six states in six days, with four of them on motorcycles supplied by Triumph. Along the way, they cover 2,260 miles of open highway and dirt… Continue Reading

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December 26, 2015

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The 2015 Working Wounded Games were held Nov. 7-8 at CrossFit Lorton in Lorton, Virginia. An annual fitness competition, the event brings together wounded veterans, permanently injured people and adaptive athletes. This year, 63 competitors from the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil came to CrossFit Lorton to test their mettle.

Amanda Kloo, an athlete from CrossFit 77, has cerebral palsy and competed for the first time this year.

“I started all this because I wanted to learn… Continue Reading

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December 10, 2015

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In this video shot at various Southern and Northern California affiliates in November, CrossFit Inc. Founder and CEO Greg Glassman talks about Big Soda and California Senate legislation that would require a health-warning label on sugary beverages. SB 203 was introduced in February but failed to make it out of committee, and Glassman is calling for a renewed push in the winter legislative session.

Glassman says sugar is a toxin and sugary beverages should include a warning label “very much like… Continue Reading

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EL Movimiento

By Jay Vera and Eric Maciel

In Affiliation, HD Videos

December 08, 2015

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In this video shot in August, Juan Carlos Lourido and Dr. Oscar Reyes reflect on the history of their community at CrossFit Reebok Iron Heart in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Reyes discovered CrossFit online in 2007 and completed the Level 1 Certificate Course in 2009. He recalls the early days, when he began training at his home. Eventually, “I had 15 to 20 people at my house,” Reyes says. He knew then that it was time to… Continue Reading

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