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In Coaching, Kids, Videos

November 24, 2011

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At a CrossFit Kids Trainer Course, Todd Widman of HQ Seminar Staff discusses how teen weightlifting should be structured for safety and efficacy.

“This is a by-invitation-only class. I want you moving fast and hard with moderate loads long before the game is trying to move as much as possible,” Widman says. He looks for mental maturity in the teens and the ability to move well before he allows them to lift heavy.

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In CrossFit, Medical/Injuries, Videos

November 23, 2011

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Dylan, a CrossFitter at CrossFit Flagstaff, has cerebral palsy, which makes the right side of his body weaker than his left. On the advice of his doctor, he began CrossFitting to help even out his strength.

Dylan shows the equipment he uses to compensate for his uneven grip strength. At first, Dylan says he used a kettlebell for deadlifting, but then he progressed to the barbell with the help of weightlifting straps. Then CrossFit Flagstaff co-owner… Continue Reading

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For Competition and Community: CrossFit Bellevue

By Dan Cerrillo and Matt Hasselbeck

In Affiliation, Sports Applications, Videos

November 21, 2011

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CrossFit Bellevue in Washington State is home to some elite athletes, including an Olympic gold medalist, a professional NFL quarterback, a professional ballerina, D1 college athletes, pro tennis players, top skiers, national champions, world champions and more. They can all be found on CrossFit Bellevue’s “wall of fame.”

Cerrillo tries to explain how so many elite athletes ended up in one place but can’t quite put his finger on it.

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Making CrossFit Nutrition Easier

By Richard Bradford

In Nutrition, Videos

November 19, 2011

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CrossFitter Richard Bradford is also a chef who runs RSB Catering in Atlanta, Ga. His new product line, Pre Made Paleo, includes prepared meals based on the Paleo Diet.

Bradford says he was first exposed to the Paleo Diet and CrossFit through one of his chefs and then started implementing Paleo meals in his business. Bradford says he’s motivated by the importance CrossFitters put on nutrition.

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Finding Motivation

By Anthony Iovino

In CrossFit, Videos

November 18, 2011

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“Once you find one thing—even if it’s something little—to motivate you, it’s gonna push you harder than you’ve ever imagined,” says CrossFitter Anthony Iovino.

A former professional wrestler, Iovino weighed 301 lb. before beginning CrossFit a year and a half ago. Since then, he has lost close to 100 lb. He says his first CrossFit WOD was an eye-opening experience.

“Something happened halfway through the WOD. I realized, ‘Wow, I gotta… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Equipment, Videos

November 16, 2011

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Join Rob Orlando, owner of Hybrid Athletics, as he teaches atlas-stone lifting technique to CrossFitters at one of his Strongman Trainer Courses.

In Part 2, Orlando continues drilling the athletes on technique. In the last video, athletes learned how to deadlift a stone. Now the athletes take the stone from the ground into their laps.

From the stable lap position, the next step is to shoulder the stone.

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Living the Dream

By Erin LaVoie

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Videos

November 15, 2011

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Erin LaVoie is a CrossFitter and co-owner of Predation CrossFit in addition to being a world-champion lumberjack competitor. She talks about her relationship with her boyfriend, Chance Hughs, who is also a co-owner of Predation CrossFit.

When Hughs is away from the gym traveling, LaVoie says she feels his absence.

“It’s so much better with him here,” she says. “It’s your buddy. You bounce off of each… Continue Reading

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“With CrossFit, you can be fit for life—it’s not just fit for rowing,” says Olympic gold medalist Anna Cummins (Mickelson).

CrossFit Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., is home to Cummins, who won the silver in 2004 and gold in 2008 with the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team in the women’s eight event.

Dan Cerrillo, owner of CrossFit Bellevue, tells the story of Cummins’ fundamentals classes and how she stunned her coaches with her athletic ability before they… Continue Reading

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