CrossFit Endurance

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CrossFit and Injured Swimmers

By Chris Michelmore

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Programming workouts for injured athletes can be a trying process for a coach. Keeping intensity high while avoiding problem areas proves to be the most difficult element, yet clients and athletes often come out of an injury in better shape than they went in.

Chris Michelmore, assistant head coach of San Jose State’s wome’s swimming team, has had to deal with a number of injuries to his athletes, with most prevalent being… Continue Reading

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CrossFit and Swim Training

By Chris Michelmore and Sage Hopkins

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Sport-specific training is a hot topic in collegiate athletic programs. How to optimize in-sport capacity through gym work is a very important part of training, and how teams go about that can be as varied as the schools themselves. Chris Michelmore and Sage Hopkins of the San Jose State women’s swimming team choose CrossFit to prepare their women to do battle in the water.

“Everything we do in CrossFit starts from our core and moves… Continue Reading

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Chris Michelmore is a busy man. Not only is he the head coach at CrossFit Moxie in San Jose, Calif., but he also works as the San Jose State women’s swimming and diving assistant coach and the De Anza Cupertino Aquatics assistant national team coach. Beyond coaching, Michelmore made it to the Southwest Regional this year, finishing 29th overall.

In the second installment of Swim Tips for CrossFitters, Michelmore delves into efficiency in the water… Continue Reading

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Race-Day Fueling

By Max Wunderle

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Endurance athletes have always considered fueling for an event. CrossFit Endurance coach Max Wunderle explains what standard CrossFitters need to know as they prepare to compete.

The beauty of the CrossFit methodology lies in the constant sharing of ideas and the breaking down of sport-specific protocols, and these same principles can be applied in areas that have historically been celebrated in some fitness circles and ignored in others. Such an area is… Continue Reading

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Chris Michelmore is a busy man. Not only is he the head coach at CrossFit Moxie in San Jose, Calif., but he also works as the San Jose State women’s swimming and diving assistant coach and the De Anza Cupertino Aquatics assistant national team coach. Beyond coaching, Michelmore made it to the Southwest Regional this year, finishing 29th overall.

In the first installment of Swim Tips for CrossFitters, Michelmore takes us… Continue Reading

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Training a Perfect Beast

By Brian MacKenzie and Piper Denlringer

In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

May 07, 2010

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Endurance athletes and CrossFitters alike are finding success with the CrossFit Endurance program as they train in ways that were once thought to be useless for long-distance athletes.

At this Endurance cert in Colorado, Brian MacKenzie explains how the program works as he goes over how to incorporate CrossFit workouts into training and how to program for specific goals. Piper Denlringer talks about how CrossFit proper prepares athletes for the CrossFit Endurance… Continue Reading

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Running Men?

By Jason Leydon, James Hobart and Rob Orlando

In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

April 24, 2010

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Both Rob Orlando and James Hobart are impressive athletes who competed in the 2009 CrossFit Games. While Orlando is beastly strong and Hobart has tremendous power, neither likes to run, which caused problems when a 7-kilometer trail run opened the Games.

To address their weakness, the pair hooked up with Jason Leydon of CrossFit Milford, who put together a running program to make sure Hobart and Orlando will be competitive if… Continue Reading

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Conquering the Quad Dipsea

By San Francisco CrossFit

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At 28 miles, the Quad Dipsea ultra-marathon is only a little longer than a standard marathon. Then again, most marathons don’t include grueling terrain and over 18,000 feet in elevation change. What better challenge for Team Un-Scared?

Started by Kelly Starrett and the gang at San Francisco CrossFit, Team Un-Scared is for athletes who trust their CrossFit training and boldly register for events in which they have no… Continue Reading

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