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In Basics, Radio

March 15, 2009

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This is the 44th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on March 13th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
6:00 Gayle Jordan
55:00 Comment of the week
57:15 What JJ learned from OPT

Gayle Jordan joined the show for the first follow-up since coming on the show as a newbie one month ago. You may remember that the last time she was on she made some pretty lofty goals for… Continue Reading

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In Basics, Radio

March 10, 2009

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This is the 42nd episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on March 9th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
3:00 Russell Benedetto, a follow-up interview with a CrossFit Newbie
35:00 Things Neil and Justin have learned from recent guests that have improved their performance

Russell has now been CrossFitting for three months. This is the second interview with him about his experiences getting into CrossFit. He has only missed… Continue Reading

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In Basics, Radio

February 17, 2009

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This is the 34th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PST on February 16th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
3:50 Gayle Jordan, another CrossFit newbie
45:30 A discussion of a new review of the WiiFit

Gayle talked about her background and her weight loss journey (she has lost 59 pounds already), her experiences at Compound CrossFit in Chesapeake, VA, and her long term goals. Gayle will check in monthly with… Continue Reading

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In Basics, Radio

February 15, 2009

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This is the 33rd episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PST on February 13th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
4:20 Russell Benedetto, a CrossFit newbie
43:00 Discussion on how to answer the question “What is CrossFit?”
53:15 Rogue Fitness giveaway

Russell’s brother Major Mac Ward USMC CrossFit Cherry Point introduced Russell to CrossFit on December 23rd, 2008. Russell is going to stay in touch and document his experiences as he keeps doing his… Continue Reading

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In Basics, CrossFit, Exercises

January 13, 2009

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New to CrossFit and not sure where to begin? If so, then welcome. This series will address the primary concerns and focal points for a starting CrossFit athlete, orienting your use of resources throughout the entire CrossFit.com universe.

In this first part of A CrossFit Startup Guide, Todd Widman introduces some tools to focus your entry into CrossFit workouts and fitness in general. Gone are the promises of easy… Continue Reading

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The 80-Year-Old Guinea Pig

By Roy M. Wallack

In Basics, Special Populations

January 11, 2009

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“I wasn’t sleeping. I couldn’t get up out of my chair. I had trouble getting the door open and out of the car. I was starting to feel my age,” said Leola Schell.

She’s 80. As good an age as any to start CrossFit.

Enter Kent Stamey, the owner of CrossFit Hickory and a man who is CrossFit to the core. In fact, on his core—his stomach—is a 6-inch tall tattoo of CrossFit’s Pukie the Clown mascot. And while… Continue Reading

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This is the sixth and concluding part of the Programming lecture from the CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar at CrossFit One World in Union City, CA on May 11, 2008.

Dave Castro covers a few scaling options before addressing the three-on, one-off cycle of training, which maximizes power output for conditioned athletes, and when and why alternatives should be considered. He also talks about missing workouts without worrying about… Continue Reading

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The Boz & Todd Experience — Episode 2, Part 2

By Adrian Bozman & Todd Widman

In Basics, Coaching, CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

January 01, 2009

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This is Part 2 of the second episode of the Boz and Todd Experience. Boz and Todd, with special guest Chris Spealler, conducted four training sessions at Front Range CrossFit. Except for scheduling the athletes, these sessions were unplanned. They met with the athletes for the first time that night, interviewed them about their strengths and weaknesses, and took them through a training session and workout. Real world training with… Continue Reading

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