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In ExPhysiology, Nutrition, Radio

April 22, 2009

Audio Article

This is the 6th episode of the Weekend Edition of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on Saturday, April 18th, 2009.

00:00 - 32:15 Weekend Edition Host Dave Young reveals the story behind the April 3rd CrossFit presentation to the annual conference of the American Society of Exercise Physiologists in Witchita Falls, TX by Greg Glassman, Brian Chontosh, and Mark Rippetoe, coordinated by Lon Kilgore. Kary Mullis presented on the nature of science… Continue Reading

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In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

April 04, 2009

Video Article

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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In ExPhysiology

April 02, 2009

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Cyndi Rodi is a Level II certified CrossFit Trainer, CrossFit Kids Programmer and Trainer, a member of CrossFit Kids HQ, and part of the team that administers the CrossFit Kids Certification Seminars. She has a B.A. in psychology. Her background includes working with the UCLA-Camarillo Neuropsychiatric Institute Research Program and as a Behavioral Therapist, designing and implementing behavioral change programs for children with disabilities. She has spent recent… Continue Reading

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In ExPhysiology, Videos

March 24, 2009

Video Article

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 hip, glutes, and… Continue Reading

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In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

March 15, 2009

Video Article

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, ExPhysiology, Videos

March 10, 2009

Video Article

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 hip, glutes, and hamstrings. Excessive… Continue Reading

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Muscle Action Part 2

By Mark Rippetoe

In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

March 07, 2009

Video Article

Coach Mark Rippetoe introduces the basics of muscle action.

Understanding how a muscle works is essential to understanding how to strengthen it. This footage is taken from his Basic Barbell Certification seminar at CrossFit Brand X in Ramona, CA on February 14, 2009.

This video applies the basic concepts introduced in Part 1 to the actions in the back squat. The trunk muscles are in isometric contraction. The descent under load is… Continue Reading

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Muscle Action Part 1

By Mark Rippetoe

In Audio, ExPhysiology, Videos

March 02, 2009

Video Article

Coach Mark Rippetoe introduces the basics of muscle action.

Understanding how a muscle works is essential to understanding how to strengthen it. This footage is taken from his Basic Barbell Certification seminar at CrossFit Brand X in Ramona, CA on February 14, 2009.

This video covers the most basic concepts, such as flexion and extension, concentric, eccentric and isometric.

As simple as the concepts may be, a lot of very intelligent people still squat… Continue Reading

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