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In Editorial, Medical/Injuries, Nutrition

June 21, 2016

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A recent CrossFit Journal editorial on bariatric surgery for weight loss set off a lively debate on Facebook.

The discussion below the June 14 post included a number of comments, including several from an athlete who had bariatric surgery several years ago and uses CrossFit to keep the weight off.

Jen Dawson was offended by the article but later in the thread added a comment that confirms our point: “(Surgery) is just a tool, and if you… Continue Reading

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In Editorial, Medical/Injuries, Nutrition

June 13, 2016

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“I believe me getting in better shape, me losing, you know, that extra weight I needed to lose, I think ... that’s one of the areas that never gets the attention it needs to.”

Hip-hop artist Rick Ross said that in 2014 in the CrossFit Journal video “RossFit.”

And he’s right: His dramatic weight loss and improved health and fitness haven’t gotten the attention they deserve.

Ross stands in contrast to hip-hop DJ and TV personality André… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

May 29, 2016

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In this video, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com takes a brief respite from wall-ball shots to share his recipe for Thai turkey meatballs.

These meatballs contain ginger, cilantro and coconut milk—traditional Thai ingredients—but Massie uses cauliflower as a substitute for rice, offering a healthier option for CrossFit athletes.

After combining the turkey, vegetables and spices, he shapes the meatballs and browns them in a skillet, turning them occasionally to get good… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

May 21, 2016

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Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com is back in the kitchen, this time to share the recipe for his Super Radical tri-tip with balsamic apple compote.

Massie begins by prepping two baking sheets for the yams and tri-tip.

“Any meal that starts with two foil-lined sheet pans is a winner in my book,” he says.

He then pats a liberal amount of Super Radical Rib Rub onto both sides of the tri-tip and tosses extra spices into the pan to mingle with… Continue Reading

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Soda Suit Fizzling Out

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Legal, Nutrition

May 18, 2016

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California federal judge denies beverage-association motion to stop San Francisco from requiring warnings on sugary-drink ads.

Should the American Beverage Association appeal a recent federal judge’s order denying its preliminary-injunction motion against a San Francisco ordinance, it will have “an uphill battle,” said an attorney with the Public Health Law Center.

“The order was very detailed and the court laid out its reasoning, so it created a solid foundation for… Continue Reading

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Hope for Rain

By Dallin Frampton

In CrossFit, Nutrition

May 06, 2016

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CrossFit funds construction of life-changing dam in Rabai, Kenya.

Since 2011, CrossFit Inc. and its affiliates have participated in starting and finishing school buildings, constructing pit latrines, nailing desks together, and celebrating success stories with community elders in various villages in Africa. Affiliates and CrossFitters around the world fund the projects by donating through Hope for Kenya.

This recent trip, CrossFit’s 12th expedition, was… Continue Reading

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In Nutrition

April 22, 2016

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In this video, Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com shares his recipe for Mexican Meatballs, a delicious blend of grass-fed ground beef, vegetables and spices.

Massie’s meatballs get their kick from chipotle powder, cinnamon, garlic and the Paleo Nick spice blend Super Radical Rib Rub.

Squash calabacitas rounds out the dish, providing the carbohydrate that balances the protein in the meatballs.

While the meatballs brown in one skillet, Massie sautés the vegetables in… Continue Reading

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Gary Taubes: Prosecuting Sugar

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Nutrition

April 10, 2016

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The award-winning author sat down with Andréa Maria Cecil to talk about his career, his upcoming book and the task of correcting nutrition science.

It took six years and countless reclusive hours for investigative science journalist and best-selling author Gary Taubes to finish his latest book: “The Case Against Sugar.”

He calls it “a prosecutor’s argument.” The work opens by examining whether sugar should be perceived as a food or a drug… Continue Reading

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