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In Basics, HD Videos, Medical/Injuries, Reference

October 13, 2011

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Join Kelly Starrett, owner of San Francisco CrossFit and creator of MobilityWOD, as he teaches coaches and their athletes how to diagnose dysfunction.

In Part 2, Starrett provides the four ways he diagnoses dysfunction. The first is “pathological” and needs medical intervention. The second is “catastrophic injury.” Luckily, only 1 percent of his patients come in with that level of dysfunction.

The next categories make up the majority of his cases. The third category is… Continue Reading

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In Basics, HD Videos, Medical/Injuries, Reference

October 03, 2011

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Join Kelly Starrett, owner of San Francisco CrossFit and creator of MobilityWOD, as he teaches coaches and their athletes how to diagnose dysfunction.

In Part 1, Starrett discusses paying attention to detail to create a better CrossFit athlete.

“Intensity is a harsh mistress,” he says.

According to Starrett, on our road to achieve general preparedness through CrossFit, our bodies take a beating. Through a survey of participants at his seminar, he shows how many… Continue Reading

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Dr. Cooker Perkins and Hannah Dewalt explore training intensity during pregnancy and call on CrossFitters to help them take their research further.

One relatively new territory that has received a lot of attention in recent years is exercising during pregnancy. At this point, we know quite a bit about aerobic activity during pregnancy (e.g., walking, jogging, swimming). The first guidelines about what women can and can’t do with respect to aerobic… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 180

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 180 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Corey Pitsillidi, who was the media director for the Australia Regional. Corey has used CrossFit to overcome debilitating injuries sustained from a car wreck. Justin also interviewed North West Regional winner Jesse Disch. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

7:55 Corey Pitsillidi is a trainer and owner at … Continue Reading

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Rhabdomyolysis Revisited

By Dr. Will Wright

In Medical/Injuries, Reference

June 08, 2011

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Dr. Will Wright explains “rhabdo” and what you can do to prevent it.

This review article was written to remind the CrossFit community that rhabdomyolysis is a real and dangerous medical condition which creates a need for introductory workouts that are appropriate and safe for new clients.

In recent months, there have been a few incidents of rhabdomyolysis in our affiliates, some of which could have clearly been avoided with more precaution and… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 163

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 163 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Sarah Wilson, CrossFit FlexGym owner Kevin Montoya, and 2010 Games competitor Camille Leblanc-Bazinet. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, March 16, 2011.

3:20 Sarah Wilson came on the show to talk about the Heraean Games she’s hosting. The competition will feature female CrossFitters only, and she explained that her motivation was… Continue Reading

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At Reebok World Headquarters in Canton, Mass., sports marketing executive Don Hasselbeck shares his experiences with CrossFit and how it has changed his life.

Hasselbeck was at first skeptical of CrossFit. He has knee issues and other injuries resulting from the years he spent as an NFL tight end with the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, and he didn’t think he could ever do the workouts.

“I… Continue Reading

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The Couch Stretch

By Jami Tikkanen

In Exercises, HD Videos, Medical/Injuries, Videos

February 26, 2011

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“It turns out that even top athletes who are really really good at what they do they still need to stretch,” says seminar team member Jami Tikkanen of Thames CrossFit. He addresses tight hip issues he identified in one of the seminar attendees, Diego Derscentis, a professional soccer player in Europe.

Tikkanen shows Derscentis a series of stretches taught by mobility guru Kelly Starrett. Beginning with Starrett’s classic couch stretch, Tikkanen adds two more versions to… Continue Reading

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