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Unweighting: A Universal Concept

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

October 04, 2012

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At the recent CrossFit Tour stop in Big Sky, Mont., Dr. Nicholas Romanov worked to improve Dan Bailey’s running and his snatches to illustrate how unweighting can be applied to all movements.

Bailey, who finished sixth at this year’s CrossFit Games, is a former college sprinter whose best 400-meter time was 47 seconds.

In this video, the Pose Method creator watches Bailey run and offers advice: less effort. Romanov demonstrates his point by having… Continue Reading

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The Boston Marathon, Blindfolded

By Chris Cavallerano

In HD Videos, Running

October 02, 2012

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Running a marathon is no easy task. Running it blindfolded makes it even harder. But that’s exactly what 40-year-old Chris Cavallerano did in April.

After years of being involved with the National Braille Press, a nonprofit braille publisher, the CrossFit New England member chose to run this year’s Boston Marathon blindfolded with a guide and raise money for the National Braille Press.

“I went into it thinking this is going to be… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

September 27, 2012

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At the recent CrossFit Tour stop in Big Sky, Mont., Dr. Nicholas Romanov worked with Bret Ellis to improve his running form. In Part 3, the Pose Method creator teaches the owner and head trainer at CrossFit Rabid in Rainbow City, Ala., about cadence.

Unfortunately, Ellis is having a hard time, and his effort his visible.

“You’re still trying to look a certain position ’cause you haven’t quite felt it yet,”… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

September 21, 2012

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At the recent CrossFit Tour stop in Big Sky, Mont., Dr. Nicholas Romanov worked with Bret Ellis to improve his running form. In Part 2, the creator of the Pose Method teaches Ellis, owner and head trainer at CrossFit Rabid in Rainbow City, Ala., about “unweighting.”

“It’s a change of support. It’s a small pose,” Romanov explains.

The movement shouldn’t require any effort. Romanov notes that the arms aren’t involved. It’s about taking pressure off… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit Endurance, HD Videos, Running

September 14, 2012

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When Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov meets Bret Ellis, he notes his muscles.

“Your fitness level is intimidating,” Romanov says, “but, unfortunately, your running, it sucks.”

At the recent CrossFit Tour stop in Big Sky, Mont., the expert works with Ellis, owner and head trainer at CrossFit Rabid in Rainbow City, Ala., to improve his running form.

Ellis explains that all he’s trying to do is just move forward. Romanov… Continue Reading

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Discussing Usain Bolt With Dr. Nicholas Romanov

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov and Justin Bergh

In Coaching, HD Videos, Running

August 30, 2012

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Think the Pose Method only applies to long-distance running? Think again, says Dr. Nicholas Romanov, creator of Pose running.

“It’s great how he runs. It’s beautiful,” he says of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

Bolt holds the 100-meter and 200-meter world records and recently defended his Olympic titles in both events. Along with his teammates, he set the world record in the 4x100-meter relay at the London Olympics. Bolt is the first… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

January 15, 2012

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Trail running—it’s more than you think. So says CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie.

“Time and intensity is how you want to look at things,” he says. “First, we look at how long you can literally last.”

A common problem, he says, is an insufficient warm-up.

“Trail running is a very athletic thing. It’s not just running.”

For those who want to compete, his advice is to look at the length of the race and where you can handle… Continue Reading

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In Running

December 14, 2011

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Think Olympic lifts and gymnastics are important fitness tools? Paul Eich says running benefits athletes more.

Fascinated by the idea of the Pose Method of running since I first was exposed to it on CrossFit.com, I finally attended a training seminar with Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov on Sept. 17. What I learned is that without Pose training, I am an inadequate coach, and… Continue Reading

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