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In Affiliation, HD Videos, Medical/Injuries

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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In Affiliation, HD Videos

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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In Affiliation, Level 1 Seminar Staff

December 04, 2015

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CrossFit continues to grow in all parts of the world, and Russia is no exception. In December 2014, CrossFit offered a Level 1 Certificate Course at CrossFit Geraklion in Moscow. The course was translated into Russian by Level 1 Seminar Staff member Dmitry Andryukhin, and participants came from as far away as Siberia to hear the material in their native language.

Earlier, Andryukhin had sent an email to CrossFit Training to express his… Continue Reading

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Virtuosity 12: Reconnecting

By Jill Zamoyta

In Affiliation

November 24, 2015

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Jill Zamoyta finds friends and fitness help her rebuild the mind-body link that was severed when she was abused.

Just over a year ago, we asked members of the CrossFit community to tell us why they train where they train. We received a large number of submissions, and we published 12 of them from October 2014 to November 2015.

In those 12 articles, we heard about affiliate owners who inspire their members… Continue Reading

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No Más

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Nutrition

November 16, 2015

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CrossFit Downey owner Oscar Ramos works to shatter cultural ties to Big Soda and educate his mostly Hispanic membership on the dangers of sugary beverages.

As a child, Oscar Ramos was not allowed to go outside to play unless he drank his entire “fat bottle” of lime-flavored Gatorade.

A 32-ounce bottle of the so-called thirst quencher contains 56 grams of sugar, or about 14 teaspoons—more than double the 6-teaspoon daily limit the World Health Organization… Continue Reading

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Bring the Fight

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Legal

November 12, 2015

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CrossFit Founder and CEO asks California community for help in support of statewide health-warning labels on sugary drinks.

Change is afoot. As CrossFit Inc. Founder and CEO Greg Glassman explained Big Soda’s many evils to CrossFit athletes during the first few days of the California Invasion, seismic shifts were happening outside affiliate walls.

On Nov. 6, the University of Colorado School of Medicine announced it would return a US$1 million gift from The Coca-Cola Co. Days… Continue Reading

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Culture Club

By Chris Cooper

In Affiliation, Coaching

October 27, 2015

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What does your CrossFit affiliate say to members without saying a thing?

Anthony’s truck sagged on the driver’s side as it approached my parking lot. The balding powerlifter had worn out its springs as surely as he’d worn out his welcome at every gym in town. And now it was my turn to send him away. I met him in the parking lot and placed my hand on his door before he could get out.

When I opened my second gym in 2008, my… Continue Reading

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