The topic is the pull-up in the third episode of Offline, an unscripted presentation of guests debating controversial subjects in the CrossFit world. In this installment, discussion focuses on whether strict pull-ups should be required of athletes before kipping pull-ups are taught, an issue raised by Matt Crabtree in the Huffington Post article CrossFitters: Why I Haven’t Taught You to Kip.
Host Russell Berger welcomes guests Dave Durante, a member of USA… Continue Reading
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November 19, 2013
Nick Massie, a chef who runs PaleoNick.com, shows you how to prepare twice-baked sweet potatoes with green chili and bacon. It’s a twist on the ubiquitous holiday staple that’s “kind of sweet, kind of savory.”
“I usually bake a couple extra—make sure I have enough stuffing,” he explains.
After the potatoes are cooked, Massie scoops out the insides and combines the flesh with several ingredients including coconut milk and brown sugar… Continue Reading
It’s nearing the three-month mark and Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber are in Bolivia, making preparations to head to Argentina as part of their 12,000-mile motorcycle trip from the U.S. to Chile. There’s just one problem: no gasoline.
“Bolivia, if you’ve got plates from a different country, the overwhelming majority of gas stations will not allow you to purchase gasoline,” Sherwood explains. “Our bikes are on fumes here at the hotel.”
Thankfully Marcelo Torrico of… Continue Reading
Twenty-two stages and multiple moving and stationary targets—all in Hurricane, Utah.
It’s the U.S. Practical Shooting Association’s Open and Limited 10 National Handgun Championships.
“Basically, for most folks this is sort of a culmination of the year. It’s also one of the most difficult matches from a shooting-test standpoint,” explains Dave Re, a practical shooting grand master who works at CrossFit Inc. headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif. Re is competing at… Continue Reading
On their 12,000-mile journey from the U.S. to Chile, Pat Sherwood and Ian Wittenber were prepared to find unsavory characters, including those who would take advantage of “the gringos” in a foreign country.
But that hasn’t been the case.
“It has renewed my faith in humanity. People on Earth are good people, and they want to do the right thing, and they want to help you out, and they’re just like you and I, and they’re just… Continue Reading
On Saturday, Oct. 26, Team World entered the CrossFit Invitational in Berlin as the underdog, but the group pulled off an upset that surprised everyone—except its members.
“We want to win, otherwise we wouldn’t have come this far, right?” asked Team World member Kara Webb.
This video presents highlights of the 75-minute competition, including interviews, sounds from the coaches’ microphones, and special behind-the-scenes footage.
As… Continue Reading
Three years ago, the Angel City Derby Girls were at the bottom of the barrel in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association rankings.
“We couldn’t win a single game,” says team captain Jane Wilkins.
As of Sept. 30, the squad is ranked sixth of 166 teams spread over three divisions.
Roughly a year ago, Angel City started incorporating CrossFit into its training.
It began with one of the team’s jammers, who goes by the name… Continue Reading
Growing up in East India, Ashar Minhas never even saw a gym.
“Traditionally back home in India, (a) woman is usually the housewife ,” she explains. “Most of them are just having kids and (being) a housewife and working at home and doing things for the husbands and nothing for themselves, really.”
Minhas’ marriage was arranged despite the fact that she already had been living in the Canada for five years at the time. Cultural rules… Continue Reading