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In Affiliation, CrossFit, HD Videos

June 26, 2014

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CrossFit Leicester in Leicester, U.K., hasn’t been around long, but you wouldn’t know it based on the commitment of its coaches and the camaraderie of its community.

“I absolutely love it,” says member Kaz Willmer. “It gives me a reason to get up in the morning.”

Partners Andy and Jennifer Osborne exhibit incredible passion for their business.

“I’ve been into fitness for about the last 15 years,” Andy says, “always been into functional training, and CrossFit just… Continue Reading

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In October 2012, Donnie Savella suffered an injury that eventually led to paralysis of his legs. He set a goal to get back into competitive shape by 2015. This year, he competed in the CrossFit Games Open, one year ahead of schedule.

“One day I was fit, I was working out, and the next day I was in total paralysis. … The reality of being in paralysis was frightening for me,” Savella says.

After completing his four-month physical-therapy… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 335

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

June 21, 2014

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On Episode 335 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit TNT owner Rochelle Thayer, as well as Level 1 Seminar Staff member Nicole Gordon. This episode was webcast on June 18, 2014.

1:37 Rochelle Thayer owns CrossFit TNT in St. Charles, Missouri. She’s good friends with Kevin Ogar and is organizing the Battle for Courage fundraising event. Ogar suffered a spinal-cord injury at a competition on Jan. 12… Continue Reading

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Training the Trainers

By Emily Beers

In Affiliation, Coaching

June 20, 2014

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Experienced affiliate owners share key aspects of their coach-development programs, while owners of newer gyms explain how they’re planning to raise their own coaches.

Ultimately, the goal of a CrossFit affiliate is simple: creating excellence. This includes excellence on the part of the athletes and coaches, as well as excellence for the affiliate as a whole.

Because affiliate owners have the ability to run their businesses as they see fit, they often seek to develop… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 334

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

June 14, 2014

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On Episode 334 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Kevin Ogar. This episode was webcast on June 11, 2014.

1:17 On Jan. 12, Ogar was competing in the OC Throwdown when a freak accident in a snatch event resulted in a severed spinal cord. Ogar took listeners back to the day he was injured and explained exactly what happened, and he detailed his road to recovery, including two major surgeries… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 333

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 333 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed North East Regional winner Mathew Fraser, as well as Cody Looney of CrossFit Advantage. This episode was webcast on June 4, 2014.

3:16 Mathew Fraser has only been doing CrossFit for 18 months, but he won the North East Regional by 29 points and is headed to the CrossFit Games. Fraser described how his background in Olympic lifting has helped and hindered his… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 332

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

May 31, 2014

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On Episode 332 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Amanda Schwartz, who qualified for the CrossFit Games via the South Central Regional. Jason Khalipa, 2008 Games champion, was featured on the second half of the show. This episode was webcast on May 28, 2014.

2:21 The third time was the charm for Amanda Schwartz. Two years ago, she placed fourth and missed qualifying for the CrossFit Games by one spot. Last… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation

May 30, 2014

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RRG members to save almost $1 million in premium costs from June 1 through 2015.

Effective June 1, 2014, CrossFit Risk Retention Group Inc. (CF-RRG) will implement two cost-reduction programs for its members.

First, the minimum premium for all affiliates will be lowered to US$1,185 annually, a cost savings of $165 per member. Second, the total premium cost will be discounted 20 percent for members who have not had a previous… Continue Reading

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