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In HD Videos, LEO/Mil, Running

May 16, 2010

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“I haven’t ran more than three miles in four months.”

That statement was spoken by former Marine sniper Brad Mckee of CrossFit Hammond shortly before he attempted a 100-mile run as part of his Disposable Heroes Project. Trusting in his determination and CrossFit training, Mckee set out to run from the outskirts of St. Bernard Parish, La., to downtown Hammond on April 3, 2010, all in hopes of raising funds… Continue Reading

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Training a Perfect Beast

By Brian MacKenzie and Piper Denlringer

In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

May 07, 2010

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Endurance athletes and CrossFitters alike are finding success with the CrossFit Endurance program as they train in ways that were once thought to be useless for long-distance athletes.

At this Endurance cert in Colorado, Brian MacKenzie explains how the program works as he goes over how to incorporate CrossFit workouts into training and how to program for specific goals. Piper Denlringer talks about how CrossFit proper prepares athletes for the CrossFit Endurance… Continue Reading

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Running Men?

By Jason Leydon, James Hobart and Rob Orlando

In CrossFit Endurance, Running, Videos

April 24, 2010

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Both Rob Orlando and James Hobart are impressive athletes who competed in the 2009 CrossFit Games. While Orlando is beastly strong and Hobart has tremendous power, neither likes to run, which caused problems when a 7-kilometer trail run opened the Games.

To address their weakness, the pair hooked up with Jason Leydon of CrossFit Milford, who put together a running program to make sure Hobart and Orlando will be competitive if… Continue Reading

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In Running, Videos

April 09, 2010

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A recent CrossFit Endurance Certification had a special guest named Hallie Kuhlman. The youngest athlete to attend an Endurance Cert, Kuhlman is a high-school track-and-field athlete out of Kansas, and she has a bright future. During her freshman year, she took first place at State in the 100-, 200-, 400- and 800-meter individual competitions, showing an impressive combination of speed, endurance and stamina.

Kuhlman, who has been CrossFitting for… Continue Reading

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A Violent Agreement Part 2

By Greg Glassman, Louie Simmons and Dr. Nicholas Romanov

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East meets West once again in Part 2 of this discussion moderated by Greg Glassman as Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov and Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell discuss the finer points of training.

Romanov is a Russian, while Simmons has long been using Russian research, so the two are speaking the same language even though one is looking to produce top runners and the other is working to train powerlifters to squat over 1,000 lb.

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A Violent Agreement: Part 1

By Greg Glassman, Louie Simmons and Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Powerlifting, Running, Videos

March 22, 2010

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CrossFit is about bringing the best aspects of fitness together to create elite athletic performance, and this clip filmed at the recent CrossFit Certification Trainers Summit is an impressive representation of that mission.

Flanked by legendary powerlifting coach Louie Simmons and Pose Method inventor Dr. Nicholas Romanov, CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman facilitates a discussion on running by three giants of the fitness world.

“We’re on the cusp of a violent… Continue Reading

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Running the Wrong Way?

By Dr. Lon Kilgore

In ExPhysiology, Running

March 17, 2010

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Modern running shoes feature heels packed with cushioning technology—but Dr. Lon Kilgore wonders if they prevent the foot from functioning as it was designed.

The basic structure of the human foot has not changed significantly for some four to five million years. We have supporting arches that carry the weight of the entire body and virtually any load placed upon it. The many joints comprising the arches are quite well endowed with a… Continue Reading

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Erin Cafaro Learns to Run: Part 3

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

March 15, 2010

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In Pose running, it isn’t enough to just hit the “pose.” You actually have to fall in the pose. Fine-tuning the stride of elite on-water rower Erin Cafaro, Dr. Nicholas Romanov explains that athletes often position their body properly but then move incorrectly and kill their momentum.

The correct pose finds the body looking a little like the number “4,” and proper Pose technique dictates you fall in that position before pulling your… Continue Reading

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