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Pose Method: Concept Model Method

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

May 01, 2011

Video Article

Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov sits down with Sevan Matossian to discuss the model, method and concept of Pose.

According to Romanov, a concept is “the set of ideas” to define what it’s all about. Models drawn from the concept tell us how to do something and define a standard. The method is “the way of teaching” the concept and its models.

“This is like different layers of the same thing, you know? It’s altogether… Continue Reading

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Pose Method: Origins and Innovation

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

April 20, 2011

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Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov sits down with Sevan Matossian to discuss how he made his influential discovery.

When he was deciding upon his career, Romanov says he was driven toward science.

“Science is really what I want to do,” he says, explaining how his research in exercise physiology and sport biomechanics came together when he started teaching.

However, Romanov says he became dissatisfied with teaching when he found that textbooks… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 146

By Justin Judkins

In LEO/Mil, Radio, Running

November 17, 2010

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On Episode 146 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Richard Airey, an endurance athlete using CrossFit to improve performance; Brent Huntington, who is organizing athletes to raise awareness for The Disposable Heroes Project; and SEALFIT founder Mark Divine. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.

4:40 Richard Airey has been an endurance athlete since he was five years… Continue Reading

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Training for the Ironman

By Max Wunderle

Video Article

How do you train for an Ironman competition? According to Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance, it doesn’t have to take long distances or long time commitments.

CrossFit Endurance is trying to create a different kind of endurance athlete. While traditional long-distance training is effective, it is not the only way to train for endurance events. Short, intense workouts can also influence endurance performance. For example, CrossFit Endurance weekly training totals 7-10… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit Endurance, Running

September 15, 2010

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John McBrien offers basic programming for single-sport and multi-sport athletes who are looking to improve their endurance while training with CrossFit.

In February 2003, Coach Greg Glassman wrote an article titled Theoretical Template for CrossFit’s Programming, which provided some of the rationale behind the workout of the day (WOD) and a foundation for understanding the specifics of CrossFit programming. Today, there has in many ways been an evolution in… Continue Reading

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Pain Equals Potassium

By Brian MacKenzie

Video Article

Oh the burn!

At some point during Karen, your quads start to tingle with a certain familiar sensation that can only be described as “burning.” As you work your way toward your 150th toss of the Dynamax ball, the feeling gets worse and worse until you heave the final ball to the wall.

We all feel lactic acid building up during a workout. Or do we?

It turns out the burning sensation actually comes from the accumulation of potassium… Continue Reading

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Stomping on the Heel Strike

By Dr. Daniel Lieberman

In Running, Videos

August 19, 2010

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Why do we run? And more importantly, how should we run?

The legions of marketing mavens hawking running shoes will tell you a heel strike is safe with their shoes on, but some scientists happen to vehemently disagree. The controversy over this subject can be as heated as the ideal-diet debate.

Dr. Daniel Lieberman is a professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and an avid runner. His research on human evolution and… Continue Reading

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Pose Running: Pull vs. Push

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

August 07, 2010

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Dr. Nicholas Romanov is in front of a crowd of CrossFit subject-matter experts, HQ trainers and media to explain how to run efficiently, safely and sustainably—how to run in the Pose Method.

The technical differences between the proper running posture, or Pose, and inefficient movement can be summed up easily: pull vs. push. This oversimplified explanation would do in a pinch, but it doesn’t truly flesh out the details of Dr… Continue Reading

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