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Playing with the Girls

By Maj. C.M. Ward, USMC

In CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

June 07, 2009

Video Article

To what extent can past athletic achievement be used to predict future performance? And what’s the best way to crunch the numbers? Mac Ward and Gillian Mounsey went looking for answers with a special workout. Gillian finished third in the 2008 CrossFit Games. Mac is a Marine who runs CrossFit Cherry Point.

Mac used a workout he called “Diafranabeth.” It combines the first round of Diane, the second round of… Continue Reading

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The Boz & Todd Experience — Episode 3 Part 3

By Adrian Bozman & Todd Widman

In Coaching, Videos, Workouts

May 29, 2009

Video Article

This is third part of episode 3 of the Boz and Todd experience. It took place at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York when Boz and Todd visited for a certification seminar on April 25-26, 2009.

When they graduate, the cadets seen in this video will become second lieutenants in the US army. But first they had to get past Boz and Todd. And that… Continue Reading

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The Boz & Todd Experience — Episode 3 Part 2

By Adrian Bozman & Todd Widman

In Coaching, Videos, Workouts

May 18, 2009

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This is the second part of Episode 3 of the Boz and Todd Experience. This session took place at Black and Gold CrossFit in West Point, NY on April 25th and 26th, 2009.

In this episode, Boz coaches Ashley on her presses as a complement to the pull-up work she did in Part 1. Ashley is a multisport athlete, competing in Olympic-style weightlifting, track (heptathlon), and rugby for the US… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, Videos, Workouts

May 14, 2009

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Tony Budding and Jimi Letchford of CrossFit HQ staff were invited to teach a group class at Practice CrossFit. Josh Bunch, the gym’s owner, described a number of his clients as good athletes who enjoy their comfort zone. He thought one area for them to work on was really pushing the intensity.

Since Jimi and Tony were guest instructors, they used the warmup as an opportunity both see how… Continue Reading

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Bruce Kocher: Watt Contest

By Bruce Kocher

In Rowing, Videos, Workouts

May 02, 2009

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Bruce Kocher is a master rower instructor for Concept 2 (when he’s not flying 767s internationally for Delta). He recently attended a CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar at Rogue Fitness in Gahanna, OH. As passionate as he is about rowing, he couldn’t help but hold several impromptu instructional sessions throughout the weekend.

In this video by CrossFit Again Faster, Bruce describes a max wattage contest that proved popular with… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

April 26, 2009

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On February 12-13, 2008, a CrossFit HQ staff went to Alamo CrossFit in San Antonio, TX for a special Level 1 certification seminar. Members of the Warrior Transition Battalion from the Brooke Army Medical Center gathered to learn the basics of functional movement and how to scale for any starting point.

In this video from CrossFit Again Faster, the trainers collected for a post-cert workout. They… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

April 16, 2009

Video Article

On Saturday, March 7th, 2008, a dozen athletes gathered at Rogue Fitness in Gahanna, OH for some friendly pre-Games competition.

In this video, Team Rogue takes on Team Practice in an Affiliate Cup prep workout.

The workout was max reps in 10min of:
Wallball (20lbs men / 14lbs women)
Snatch (95lbs men / 65lbs women)

Only one athlete could be working at each exercise at a time. No other requirements. Rogue decided to work in 30sec… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

April 10, 2009

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Jimi Letchford from CrossFit Laguna Beach and Josh Bunch of Practice CrossFit go head to head in a task priority version of Fight Gone Bad.

Instead of max reps in one minute at each station, they had to complete 20 reps at each station for time. Officially, the workout was three rounds for time of:

20 Wall balls (20lbs. to 10')
20 Sumo deadlift high pulls (75lbs.)
20 Box jumps (20")
20 Push… Continue Reading

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