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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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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 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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Gravity, Speed and Acceleration

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

July 12, 2011

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Continuing our discussion series, Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov discusses gravity, speed and acceleration and how these concepts relate to Pose, a method of teaching sport-specific techniques.

Through mathematics, Romanov has determined that the body is falling at its maximum acceleration when tilted at an angle of 22.5 degrees. This is the point at which the “vertical direction of (the) body-weight vector becomes dominating.” He defines the terms… Continue Reading

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Pose Body Position and Gravity

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

July 01, 2011

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Continuing the conversation, Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov explains more about Pose and the role of gravity.

To find the key poses of the movement, Romanov says you use the common denominator: “Where the body weight is.” That body weight must always be traveling from one pose to another as you move.

Where there is body weight and movement, there is Pose, and that even applies to the Earth, the moon and the tides. The constant is gravity.

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What Is Perception?

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 24, 2011

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Dr. Nicholas Romanov, the creator of the Pose Method, delves deeper into the nature of perception.

According to Romanov, unlike our physical abilities, our perception is “limitless,” and it is the one thing we can change and develop.

“A whole movement, development in this case, comes to developing your ability to perceive,” he says.

To define perception, Romanov says, “It includes senses, feelings, ideas, thoughts, theories.” Concept is its “final point” and allows you… Continue Reading

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Teaching Perception

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 15, 2011

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In this conversation with Dr. Nicholas Romanov, the creator of the Pose Method describes his experience teaching a team of professional rugby players how to improve their running technique. He distinguishes between training and teaching these elite athletes, saying training is related to physiological abilities while teaching is about developing perception.

“Perception is something you have to do through doing it,” says Romanov’s son and colleague Severin… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Running, Videos

June 03, 2011

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Continuing the series of conversations with Dr. Nicholas Romanov, creator of the Pose Method, Romanov is joined by his son and colleague Severin, Sevan Matossian, and members of CrossFit Miami Beach.

When asked what makes Lance Armstrong so successful, Romanov says it is his technique.

“He has best technique in cycling—best,” Romanov says. “Second, of course, is mental condition—he is stronger than anyone else.”

Nathan Forster of CrossFit Miami Beach asks Romanov about orthotics. According to… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Running, Videos

May 19, 2011

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Pose Method creator Dr. Nicholas Romanov and his son sit down with Sevan Matossian to discuss force and how it relates to Pose, a method of teaching sport-specific techniques.

“When we’re talking about force, it’s really incorrect terminology and incorrect meaning as well, because what we do … appears as a force. It’s a byproduct of our interaction,” Dr. Romanov says. “So we are just transferring movement from one body, material body, to another.”

To connect his… Continue Reading

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Pose Method: Concept Model Method

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Coaching, Running, Videos

May 01, 2011

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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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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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The Discovery of Pose Running: Part 3

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

July 29, 2010

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We’re back with Dr. Nicholas Romanov at the University of San Diego to learn more about his discovery of the Pose Method. In this third installment, the good doctor delves into the simplicity and beauty of Pose but reveals the dirty truth of “perception.” By utilizing the affects of gravity and a well-defined stride, runners improve their efficiency—but finding that stride isn’t easy.

“We do drills not for the sake of drills,” Romanov says… Continue Reading

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The Discovery of Pose Running: Part 2

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

July 22, 2010

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The Pose Method was not an invention. It was a discovery.

Continuing with his explanation of the discovery of the Pose concept, Dr. Nicholas Romanov explains how muscles work through our body weight’s relationship to gravity. Improve your ability to work with gravity and you will naturally become a better runner.

Chuck Carswell demonstrates as Dr. Romanov explains.

9min 35sec

Additional reading: Where Is Your Body Weight? The Key to Ef´Čücient Movement… Continue Reading

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The Discovery of Pose Running: Part 1

By Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In Running, Videos

July 04, 2010

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How are you supposed to run? Dr. Nicholas Romanov wants you to answer this question, but you probably can’t.

Running is one of the most fundamental human movements, yet modern running shoes, poorly written articles, lack of training and bad science have humans moving badly on the road, track and trail. Some say a return to barefoot running is the answer, but that’s not enough.

Speaking candidly in front of a group of CrossFit… Continue Reading

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A Violent Agreement: Part 7

By Greg Glassman, Louie Simmons and Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In CrossFit, Videos

June 08, 2010

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The seventh and final round of the Violent Agreement discussion turns toward fear and its relationship to the barbell. Athletes only reach elite levels by overcoming the fears they face in their sport and developing a related ability to push way beyond their comfort levels. Self-doubt, fear and second-guessing play no part in the development of a top athlete.

“I have no fear,” elite powerlifter Louie Simmons says, backing up his statement by… Continue Reading

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Violent Agreement: Part 6

By By Greg Glassman, Louie Simmons and Dr. Nicholas Romanov

In CrossFit, Videos

May 29, 2010

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In the sixth installment of the continuing Violent Agreement, coach Greg Glassman lobs a cherry bomb into the long-standing argument about the importance of localized vs. systemic lactose tolerance. As he steps back, Dr. Nicholas Romanov and Louie Simmons step in and try to sort out the mess.

Prepare for a ride on the Krebs cycle, with stops featuring Dr. Romanov’s linking of vomiting and fear, Simmons’ roll call of the major injuries… Continue Reading

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