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CrossFit and FM 21-20

By Capt. Matt McKee

In LEO/Mil

June 07, 2010

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Capt. Matt McKee offers an in-depth, comprehensive evaluation of the U.S. Army physical-fitness training manual in hopes of finding out how CrossFit can help the Army produce fitter soldiers.

Throughout my time in the Army, I have seen the Army’s physical-fitness training program from several perspectives. I have seen it as a follower, as a leader and as someone responsible for its implementation. I can only describe my… Continue Reading

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Fallen but Never Forgotten

By Russell Berger

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May 30, 2010

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CrossFit’s Hero WODs are challenging tests of fortitude—but they also represent something greater. Russell Berger takes a closer look at workouts created to honor our fallen.

On June 28, 2005, four Navy SEALs on a reconnaissance mission in the Kunar province of Afghanistan were ambushed by an overwhelming Taliban force. Team leader Lt. Michael Murphy, unable to call for help from his location, walked into the center of enemy… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, LEO/Mil, Running

May 19, 2010

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Three-quarters of the way through his 100-mile ultra-marathon, Brad Mckee of CrossFit Hammond encounters an injury he was dreading when his knee starts to bother him. With almost a full marathon standing between him and the finish line, Mckee is driven onward by the friends and supporters who show up to help him.

For the remaining miles, inspirational wounded warrior Isaac (Corporal G) Gallegos joins the… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, LEO/Mil, Running

May 18, 2010

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With the French Quarter of New Orleans behind him and over 50 miles in front, former Marine sniper Brad Mckee faces a dark night of challenges in his quest to run 100 miles in support of his Disposable Heroes Project.

His body starting to protest and the rubber falling off his shoes, Mckee is forced to dig deep inside to find something to keep him moving.

Forty-four hours before starting his run, Mckee was… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, LEO/Mil, Running

May 17, 2010

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You can take two routes when training for a marathon or ultra-marathon: you can take the traditional approach and run endless miles that beat you down, or you can do CrossFit. Brad Mckee of CrossFit Hammond started with the former, and when his body started to ache, he went back to CrossFit.

His ultra-marathon? A 100-mile run through Louisiana in support of his Disposable Heroes Project to raise funds for wounded… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, LEO/Mil, Running

May 16, 2010

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“I haven’t ran more than three miles in four months.”

That statement was spoken by former Marine sniper Brad Mckee of CrossFit Hammond shortly before he attempted a 100-mile run as part of his Disposable Heroes Project. Trusting in his determination and CrossFit training, Mckee set out to run from the outskirts of St. Bernard Parish, La., to downtown Hammond on April 3, 2010, all in hopes of raising funds… Continue Reading

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The Path to Fitness

By Greg Halmi

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May 11, 2010

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Greg Halmi explains how Pathfinder CrossFit is helping produce fitter cadets in the Purdue Army ROTC Boiler Battalion.

Since the debut of our video Pathfinders on CrossFit.com, I have received numerous e-mails about how we began CrossFitting at Purdue and how we have incorporated CrossFit into our physical-training program at Purdue Army ROTC. In explaining the process, I’ll give a little history… Continue Reading

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CrossFit for Physical Training

By Capt. Davitt Broderick

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April 19, 2010

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Capt. Davitt Broderick believes implementing CrossFit at the company level can produce fitter soldiers. Here’s how to do it.

Several years ago during college, I was introduced to CrossFit by a close friend of mine. During my deployment to Iraq I dove in a little further, and after returning I decided using the methods and theories of CrossFit would be the best way to train and prepare myself for life and combat. Luckily… Continue Reading

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