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Lessons From the Level 1

By Eric LeMay

In Coaching, CrossFit

March 31, 2014

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Teacher Eric LeMay takes the CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course and reflects on what he learned.

Each morning, over the blurry steam of a second cup of coffee, I open my email, braced against the small fires I’ll find in my inbox. The more emails I have, the more quickly I go hunting for the one from CrossFit, the one with the WOD and daily image.

Sometimes it’s eye candy: a cute kid… Continue Reading

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Kendra Can

By Mike Koslap

In Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

March 30, 2014

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The tool bag contains, chains, straps, pipe, carabiners—all the things that help Kendra Bailey do CrossFit on her terms.

Born without her left arm below the elbow, Bailey, a trainer at CrossFit Rubicon, has been on a journey of experimentation and adaptation as she finds new and better ways to access CrossFit.

“It’s a constant change. It’s constant evolution. Over time we’ve changed a few things about different… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 323

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit, Radio

March 29, 2014

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On Episode 323 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Gavin Turner, a CrossFit athlete who is hoping to summit Mt. Everest in May. Also on the show was well-known Games competitor Josh Bridges. This episode was webcast on March 26, 2014.

3:31 Gavin Turner returned to the show to discuss his upcoming expedition to Mt. Everest (listen to Part 1 here). He talked about the brutality of the climb and… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 25, 2014

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Most live shows offer production crews some predictability, some opportunity to plan minute details. Not a live CrossFit event.

“Every competition is different, and especially in the Open there’s the element of surprise,” says Kutcher Miller, director of live Open announcements.

Miller has been behind the scenes on numerous events, including the X Games.

The live Open announcements, he emphasizes, keep the crew on its toes.

“You can… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 23, 2014

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During her collegiate track-and-field career, Danielle Sidell wanted to be thin.

“I had it in my mind that I needed to lose as much weight as possible and be as skinny as possible,” she explains.

So she joined WeightWatchers, eating a small pack of oatmeal for breakfast and splitting one can of soup between lunch and dinner. The program eventually kicked her out for being too lean.

Today, the five-foot-10… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 322

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

March 21, 2014

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On Episode 322 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Irving Hernandez, who posted the top score on Open Workout 14.2. Also on the show was Gavin Turner, an athlete hoping to summit Mt. Everest in May. This episode was webcast on March 19, 2014.

3:13 Irving Hernandez came up big on Workout 14.2 and logged an astounding 396 reps, beating second-place Rich Froning by 37. Hernandez talked about his… Continue Reading

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The saying goes that New Orleanians love Jesus, Sean Payton and Drew Brees. And during football season, not necessarily in that order.

On March 13, the Crescent City showed it also loved CrossFit as affiliate CrossFit NOLA played host to the live announcement of Open Workout 14.3 with Alessandra Pichelli and Stacie Tovar.

The event was complete with jambalaya, crawfish, Andouille sausage, beignets and an extended appearance by Payton, head coach… Continue Reading

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From Mud to Mortar

By Dallin Frampton

In CrossFit, Rest Day/Theory

March 18, 2014

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Over three years, CrossFit Inc. and affiliates around the world have literally changed the landscape in a handful of villages in Kenya.

CrossFit Inc. has been involved with changing lives along the eastern seaboard of Kenya for the past two-and-a-half years. Taking the early initiative, CrossFit HQ stepped up in 2011 and sponsored the construction of a school building in the village of Dzendereni after learning that about… Continue Reading

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