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In Special Populations, Workouts

March 26, 2013

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Fight Club was the beginning. Now it’s moved out of the basement and the box. It’s called The Chaos League.

You live in an orderly society for the most part. You are brought up learning rules and regulations for almost every situation. Obeying those rules, even mastering them, determines to a large degree how well you will navigate within the structures of society.

Order is good. Order is predictable. Order builds… Continue Reading

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Holiday WODs, Pre-Apocalypse

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In CrossFit, Workouts

December 19, 2012

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Few days are left before the world comes to an end. Andréa Maria Cecil advises gluttony followed by constantly varied functional movement performed at high intensity. Be prepared to meet your maker.

It’s that time of year when I like to celebrate Jesus’ birthday by getting fat.

Oh, you eat 100 percent Paleo all year round? Good for you.

I like fried oyster po-boys on French bread and beignets with copious amounts of powdered… Continue Reading

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Too Cold To Run?

By Emily Beers

In CrossFit, Workouts

November 16, 2012

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When your affiliate is located in a place with sub-zero temperatures, running outside can be a daunting order. Emily Beers talks to affiliates about how they program for frigid climates.

For most of us, heading to CrossFit doesn’t take much prep time.

We throw on tiny Lululemon shorts, knee-high socks and the barefoot shoe of the day, and then we grab a water bottle and head out the door.

But for CrossFitters in winter… Continue Reading

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In Workouts

December 30, 2011

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Creative CrossFitters create new workouts every day. Mike Warkentin continues the search for signature workouts from around the world.

“I could totally do a pull-up on that branch.”

Indeed, all the world is a CrossFit gym with the right pair of eyes and a little creativity.

This article, set in San Diego, is the sixth in a series where we’ll publish some of the best workouts from locales around the world, giving residents… Continue Reading

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The Orienteering WOD

By Cameron Sinclair

In Workouts

September 26, 2011

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Intelligence isn’t one of the 10 components of fitness, but you’ll need your brain to finish Cameron Sinclair’s New York City orienteering WOD.

The sport of orienteering originated in Sweden as a form of military training. It has since spread to most corners of the world but remains an obscure pursuit, a challenging mix of intellect and fitness.

In New Zealand, where I grew up, orienteering was a fundamental part of the high-school outdoor-education… Continue Reading

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In Workouts

June 01, 2011

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Creative CrossFitters create new workouts every day. Blair Morrison continues the search for signature workouts from around the world.

“I could totally do a pull-up on that branch.”

CrossFit changed the way we view the world. Tree branches became pull-up bars, picnic tables turned into plyo boxes and swing sets seemed like great places to hang a set of rings. And that rock over there? You should probably overhead squat it.

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CrossFit Four Corners

By Alison Patenaude

In Kids, Workouts

May 17, 2011

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Alison Patenaude shares a simple, fun game that will keep CrossFit Kids moving.

Training Kids is about getting fit while having fun, so workout games are great for keeping young athletes engaged and moving.

Four Corners is fun fitness game that’s a little like musical chairs—without the chairs, of course. We want the kids moving, not sitting!

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In Workouts

May 06, 2011

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Creative CrossFitters create new workouts every day. Ryan Ford continues the search for signature workouts from around the world.

“I could totally do a pull-up on that branch.”

Greg Glassman changed the way CrossFitters view the world. Tree branches became pull-up bars, picnic tables turned into plyo boxes and swing sets seemed like great places to hang a set of rings. And that rock over there? You should probably overhead… Continue Reading

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