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April 04, 2011

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Dan Fuhr recounts years of deployment with one constant: CrossFit main-site workouts.

I turn 35 in January, and I’ve been following CrossFit main-site programming regularly since January 2007. I am also in the Army, and since January 2007 I have been deployed for 28 months. I’ve spent another six months away for training.

Surprisingly, I’m still single.

With the exception of being fortunate enough to spend two months training weekends in Austin’s… Continue Reading

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SEALFIT Part 6

By Various

In CrossFit, LEO/Mil, Videos

March 13, 2011

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Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and Greg Amundson.

In Part 6, the athletes are back on the beach for team WODs. This is only the 12th… Continue Reading

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In LEO/Mil

February 25, 2011

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Justin Connelli finds stability in combat through CrossFit Fort Bragg’s 100 Day Burpee Challenge.

Being deployed is like being in a time machine: days fly by or drag on influenced by the ever-changing tide of combat. Your time will undoubtedly be marked by key events that shape your experience, and in war that sometimes means the tragic loss of life. Daily life can be so dynamic… Continue Reading

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SEALFIT Part 5

By Various

In CrossFit, LEO/Mil, Videos

February 23, 2011

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Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and Greg Amundson.

In Part 5, the athletes learn about leadership.

“Just having the ability to bring people… Continue Reading

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SEALFIT Part 4

By Various

In Athletes, LEO/Mil, Videos

February 06, 2011

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Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and Greg Amundson.

In Part 4, Henniger is out with an injury, and Letchford is forced to withdraw due to… Continue Reading

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In LEO/Mil, Sports Applications, Videos

January 20, 2011

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Join Dave Re, grand master in the United States Practical Shooting Association, as he teaches gun safety to fellow CrossFit Central members Travis Holley and Crystal Nelson at the Austin Rifle Club.

In Part 2, Re begins by teaching Holley and Nelson the proper stance when firing.

“Recoil control and management of the gun actually starts from the feet and works up all the way out to the gun,” Re says. “The… Continue Reading

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SEALFIT Part 3

By Various

In Athletes, CrossFit, LEO/Mil, Videos

January 16, 2011

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Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and original firebreather Greg Amundson.

So how do you get through a challenge that’s specifically designed to break… Continue Reading

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Remembering Lumpy

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In LEO/Mil

January 07, 2011

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Seattle firefighters do a Hero WOD in full bunkers to honor a fallen comrade, while a man CrossFits to help him cope with his brother’s death. Andréa Maria Cecil reports.

“It seems kind of common with my experience in CrossFit: things will just happen, and it turns out beautiful and terrible at the same time.”

Those are the words of Jay Roughton, a Seattle firefighter and owner of CrossFit All In in Lake Steven… Continue Reading

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