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In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

April 04, 2009

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Coach Mark Rippetoe introduces the basic terminology and vocabulary necessary to understand human movement.

This footage is taken from his Basic Barbell Certification seminar at CrossFit Brand X in Ramona, CA on February 14, 2009.

In Part 1, Rip covers the essential anatomical and physiological structure of how movement happens around a joint. The relationship among muscle fascia, tendons, ligaments, and bones are addressed. 7min 26sec

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On February 12-13, 2008, a CrossFit HQ staff went to Alamo CrossFit in San Antonio, TX for a special Level 1 certification seminar. Members of the Warrior Transition Battalion from the Brooke Army Medical Center gathered to learn the basics of functional movement and how to scale for any starting point.

In this video from CrossFit Again Faster, Kyle Maynard addresses the athletes from the perspective of someone… Continue Reading

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In Audio, CrossFit, Videos

March 22, 2009

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Dave Castro talks about technique vs intensity at a CrossFit Level 1 cert in Virginia Beach, VA on July 12, 2008.

In this video by the CrossFit Again Faster crew, Dave addresses the concept of threshold training. Perfect technique and mechanics cannot be sustained at maximum output. Maximum output cannot be achieved without good technique and mechanics.

This conundrum is resolved by ramping up the intensity until the mechanics start to… Continue Reading

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In Audio, CrossFit

March 22, 2009

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CrossFit Live was Dave Young’s version of CrossFit Radio from 2005 and 2006. This is the 10th episode from January 8th, 2006. In this episode, Dave interviews Jamila Bey, Greg Glassman and Lynne Pitts.

Jamila is the new associate producer of CrossFit Live. She talks about her background as a stand up comedian, trainer, and journalist, and how she found CrossFit.

Greg Glassman (pictured with Saul Jimenez) talks about the… Continue Reading

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Jeff Tucker is the Coach for the CrossFit Gymnastics Cert. He and his team recently traveled to Sydney Australia with Andrew Cattermole of CrossFit Sydney.

This video from the CrossFit Again Faster crew is the third part of this series. Tucker talks about how GSX, his affiliate, came about. GSX is a blend of gymnastics and cheerleading instruction, and now with a full blown CrossFit box.

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In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

March 15, 2009

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Midline stabilization is essential for effective functional movement. Kelly Starrett, of San Francisco CrossFit, explains the essential anatomy and physiology of it in this excerpt from his one day seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz on November 9, 2008.

The midline is the entire spine, and its stability is dependent not just on the core, but also on all the prime movers of the body, including the… Continue Reading

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In Audio, CrossFit, Videos

March 13, 2009

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Pat Sherwood presented the What is CrossFit lecture at the Maine State Police Criminal Justice Academy on June 19th, 2008. This video is the segment on intensity and its role in fitness.

Intensity, as we define it, is exactly equal to average power (force x distance / time). In other words, how much real work did you do and in what time period? The greater the average power, the greater the intensity. This makes it a… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Videos

March 11, 2009

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Chuck Carswell is a presenter and head trainer for the traveling HQ seminar team for Level 1 and Level 2 certifications. He’s also an amazing athlete. He played cornerback for the University of Georgia from ’87 - ’91, and was on the development squad for the Miami Dolphins.

Chuck is 39 years old, 5'10", 197lbs. He’s married with two kids. He knows how to Overhead Squat. And as this video discusses, he is… Continue Reading

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