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Fort Hood Lumberjack Memorial Workout

By Centurion CrossFit and CrossFit Lumberjack

In LEO/Mil, Videos

December 13, 2009

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On Nov. 5 at 1:34 p.m., a terrorist named Major Nidal Hasan attacked fellow soldiers and civilians at Fort Hood, Texas. When the shooting ended, he had killed 12 soldiers and 1 civilian and wounded 43 others.

Spc. Frederick Greene, 29, of Mountain City, Tennessee, Pfc. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, 19, of West Jordan, Utah, Pfc. Michael Pearson, 22, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Spc. Kham Xiong, 23, of St. Paul, Minnesota, along… Continue Reading

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The Black and Blue CrossFit Competition

By United States Air Force and Army

In Affiliation, Competition, LEO/Mil, Videos

December 07, 2009

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The Army-Navy football rivalry is world famous. Just as fierce, though, is the Army-Air Force rivalry. On Nov. 7, 2009, the two football teams competed in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Air Force won 35-7. That same day, a new tradition began: the Black and Blue CrossFit Competition. Air Force

With U.S. Army soldiers traveling from West Point, the Air Force had a slight advantage hosting the event at the United States Air Force… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 96

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit Endurance, LEO/Mil, Radio, Running

December 02, 2009

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Endurance aficionado Brian MacKenzie and motivational mega-star Kyle Maynard joined Justin on Episode 96 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009.

Justin started the show by reminding listeners about the Lumberjack CrossFit Memorial WOD and fundraiser being held on Saturday, Dec. 5. For more info or to donate to the families of the Fort Hood shooting victims, click here.

2:30 Affiliate owner and motivational speaker… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, CrossFit Games, LEO/Mil, Radio

November 28, 2009

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CrossFit Games competitor and affiliate owner Nicole Gordon and Maj. Don Clarkson of Fort Hood joined Justin on Episode 95 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.

Justin began the show by reading some e-mail he received this past week from teachers using CrossFit in their PE classes. The teachers gave feedback and offered tips on what’s working for them, also… Continue Reading

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Coach Glassman at Fort Hood

By Greg Glassman

In CrossFit, LEO/Mil, Videos

November 11, 2009

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On Aug. 28, 2009, CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman made an appearance on Fort Hood TV during a visit to the U.S. Army facility in Texas. Coach Glassman was invited to speak at a Commanders’ Call just as the Army was doing an eight-week evaluation of CrossFit vs. regular PT. Coach used the occasion to present the Army with $20,000 of fitness gear as part of Operation Phoenix.

He also did an in-studio interview for Fort… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 91

By Justin Judkins

In LEO/Mil, Radio

October 29, 2009

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Gillian Mounsey and Maj. Don Clarkson joined Justin on Episode 91 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009.

1:41 CrossFit firebreather Gillian Mounsey came on the show to talk about a special event she has organized: she’s going to do 100 muscle-ups in an hour to raise money for Hope for the Warriors. Mounsey explained what Hope for the Warriors is and how it helps U.S… Continue Reading

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In Combatives, LEO/Mil, Videos

October 28, 2009

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CrossFitting combative expert Tony Blauer of Blauer Tactical Systems is an avid CrossFitter who developed the SPEAR self-defense system—spontaneous protection enabling accelerated response. Blauer’s innovative approach to self-defense uses the startle/flinch response to give combatants a better chance to survive an encounter unharmed.

In this video, Blauer teaches athletes how to behave when a gun is being pointed at them by paying special attention to how people move when they’re… Continue Reading

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Elite Soldiers, Elite Fitness

By Staff Sgt. Matt Kostielney

In LEO/Mil

October 15, 2009

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Staff Sgt. Matt Kostielney, a Scout Sniper instructor, implements CrossFit in his training program and sees dramatic results.

I currently serve as an instructor at the United States Marine Corps Scout Sniper School, and I will give my best effort to explain what I do, what my students do, what we were doing before, and what we are doing better now with the direction given by Greg and Lauren Glassman and the rest of… Continue Reading

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