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Erin Cafaro Learns to Run: Part 2

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

March 05, 2010

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Elite athletes such as world-class on-water rower Erin Cafaro don’t have a lot of trouble learning new athletic techniques, but it still helps when the inventor is doing the instruction.

In Part 2 of this series, Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov teaches Cafaro about pulling her foot off the ground to create an efficient stride.

According to Romanov, the pull is a combination of hip and knee flexion, and the height of… Continue Reading

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Erin Cafaro Learns to Run: Part 1

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In ExPhysiology, Running, Videos

February 26, 2010

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Imagine finishing a prolonged run, retiring for the evening and feeling nothing but enjoyment—no injuries, no pain. This is what Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov hopes for his athletes.

Erin Cafaro is one of the world’s best on-water rowers. In a private session at the University of San Diego, Dr. Romanov teaches her how to run by practicing correct posing and working with nature and gravity. Movement is the… Continue Reading

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Conquering the Quad Dipsea

By San Francisco CrossFit

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At 28 miles, the Quad Dipsea ultra-marathon is only a little longer than a standard marathon. Then again, most marathons don’t include grueling terrain and over 18,000 feet in elevation change. What better challenge for Team Un-Scared?

Started by Kelly Starrett and the gang at San Francisco CrossFit, Team Un-Scared is for athletes who trust their CrossFit training and boldly register for events in which they have no… Continue Reading

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Pose Drills

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

January 27, 2010

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As with any CrossFit movement, technical proficiency can be the catalyst for more productive, more efficient application of force in your training and competition.

Dr. Nicholas Romanov, inventor of the Pose Method for running, bases his training on the simple concept that gravity can be your friend. Gravity is a constant force, and the best runners don’t fight it but rather position their bodies so gravity can do some of the… Continue Reading

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Body Weight Perception

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

December 28, 2009

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“We are looking for body weight as a horizontal propulsive force,” says Dr. Nicholas Romanov, inventor of the Pose Method.

According to Dr. Romanov, one of the keys to his innovative running technique is applying your mass to the point of support to create efficient horizontal movement. In this special CrossFit presentation, the two-time Olympic coach leads athletes through several drills designed to help them understand how to… Continue Reading

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The Endurance Paradigm

By Brian MacKenzie

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The days of long, slow distance work are over—at least for anyone who’s discovered CrossFit. With the CrossFit Endurance program, distance athletes are suddenly finding success without the four-hour steady-state workouts that can beat their bodies into the ground.

Brian MacKenzie breaks the CFE program down into three parts: skills and drills, intensity, and stamina work. Skills are required to prevent injury and give you the tools for success, while… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 96

By Justin Judkins

In CrossFit Endurance, LEO/Mil, Radio, Running

December 02, 2009

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Endurance aficionado Brian MacKenzie and motivational mega-star Kyle Maynard joined Justin on Episode 96 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009.

Justin started the show by reminding listeners about the Lumberjack CrossFit Memorial WOD and fundraiser being held on Saturday, Dec. 5. For more info or to donate to the families of the Fort Hood shooting victims, click here.

2:30 Affiliate owner and motivational speaker… Continue Reading

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Pose Method Hill Running

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

November 22, 2009

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If you’re serious about CrossFit, you’re going to find yourself running up or down a hill at some point—perhaps at the CrossFit Games in Aromas, Calif. But how do you scale a hill quickly and efficiently?

According to Dr. Nicholas Romanov, inventor of the Pose Method, you only think about two things: falling and pulling. Stride length is completely irrelevant on a hill, and Dr. Romanov recommends athletes use his techniques to “fall… Continue Reading

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