Sports Applications

There are 238 articles in this category.

View another category:

Netball Training at Reebok CrossFit Canterbury

By Maree Bowden and Denise Leggat

In CrossFit, Sports Applications, Videos

January 18, 2012

Video Article

Maree Bowden started playing netball when she was 5 years old.

After 12 years in New Zealand’s national women’s game, she found her training stale. Enter Reebok CrossFit Canterbury, which recently opened in Canterbury, New Zealand.

“I just wanted to try something different,” Bowden explains. “I came along and fell in love with the concept.”

A different workout each day is what she loves, she says.

“And I love competing against the boys,” Bowden says with a big laugh… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Franks Strength: Part 2

By Ben and Owen Franks

In Athletes, HD Videos, Sports Applications

January 08, 2012

Video Article

Ben and Owen Franks are professional rugby players for the New Zealand All Blacks, winners of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

In Part 2, the brothers are training on the beach, and it looks a little like the harsh tests of SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp. With two competitive, powerful beasts going head-to-head at the highest level of their nation’s sport, you can expect the occasional punch-up, but father Ken Franks says his sons… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Franks Strength: Part 1

By Ben and Owen Franks

In Athletes, HD Videos, Sports Applications

January 01, 2012

Video Article

Ben and Owen Franks are professional rugby players for the New Zealand All Blacks, winners of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Take a peek into their lives and see how they balance training, family and nutrition.

In addition to their sports-specific training, both brothers are dedicated CrossFitters and run their own affiliate: Reebok CrossFit Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. For them, both rugby and CrossFitting are a… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

CrossFit 365 and Ospreys Rugby

By Gary McLean, Mark Bennett and Kevin Morgan

In Sports Applications, Videos

December 25, 2011

Video Article

Gary McLean, owner of CrossFit 365 in South Wales, shares how he started his U.K. affiliate and how the Ospreys Rugby team has embraced CrossFit and shares its facility with the affiliate.

Mark Bennett, the head strength-and-conditioning coach for the Ospreys, and his assistant, Kevin Morgan, discuss how beneficial CrossFit has been for their athletes.

“It’s not just the physical ability,” Bennett says. “It gives us that mental edge, hopefully.”

Bennett… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Survival of the Fittest

By Meg Harris

In CrossFit, Sports Applications

December 12, 2011

PDF Article

A skydiving mishap proves to Meg Harris that her CrossFit training has prepared her for the unknown and unknowable.

In July 2009, I was at about 3,500 feet when the hopper presented me with the challenge: “Avoid a potentially devastating and body-mangling skydiving accident.”

I suppose a better word for “accident” might be “incident,” mainly due to the fact that the latter implies… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

December 05, 2011

Video Article

Get to know Travis Bagent from his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va., to the Nemiroff World Cup table. Proclaimed the greatest left-handed arm wrestler of all time, Bagent was also the announcer at the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games and is a devoted father and coach.

Bagent won the 2005 Nemiroff World Cup wrestling right-handed but had never been back until this year. Starting in 2006, he began coaching youth football for his son, and the season… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

In CrossFit, Sports Applications, Videos

December 03, 2011

Video Article

“I was pretty decrepit when I started,” Dan MacDougald says. “I was about to have doctors recommend spinal fusion in the low back, couldn’t stand for more than a few hours at a time, sit for more than a few hours at a time. I had bulging disks that were pinching on nerve roots.”

Dan MacDougald is the owner of CrossFit Atlanta. He shares his story of recovery through CrossFit and how a love of coaching has shaped his career… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Competition Day at Norco Running Gun

By Dave Re and Dave Castro

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

November 27, 2011

Video Article

Join Dave Re, grand master in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA); fellow grand master Jake Di Vita and CrossFit Director of Training Dave Castro as they continue their competition-shooting excursion, traveling from Pala Range to Norco Running Gun in California.

Re says Stage 1 is like a Nationals stage with moves between challenging targets and “poppers.” The group continues through the stages… Continue Reading

Download

Comment