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The Boz & Todd Experience — Episode 2, Part 2

By Adrian Bozman & Todd Widman

In Basics, Coaching, CrossFit, Videos, Workouts

January 01, 2009

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This is Part 2 of the second episode of the Boz and Todd Experience. Boz and Todd, with special guest Chris Spealler, conducted four training sessions at Front Range CrossFit. Except for scheduling the athletes, these sessions were unplanned. They met with the athletes for the first time that night, interviewed them about their strengths and weaknesses, and took them through a training session and workout. Real world training with… Continue Reading

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Freddy’s Revenge

By Tony Budding

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Videos, Workouts

December 06, 2008

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On Saturday, September 6, 2008, several CrossFit Games celebrities got together for a workout during lunchtime at the CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar at CrossFit One World. Jason Khalipa, winner of the 2008 Games, Pat Barber (4th overall), Kallista Pappas (the youngest competitor in the open division at age 14), Adrian Bozman, and of course, Freddy Camacho competed in a modified Games workout.

The workout was 5 rounds for time of:
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The Boz & Todd Experience - Episode 1, Part 3

By Adrian Bozman & Todd Widman

In Coaching, Videos, Workouts

November 06, 2008

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This is the final part of Episode 1 CrossFit Flood.

In this Part 3, Boz and Todd start with an interview of Steve Tankersly, the owner of CrossFit Flood. Then, it’s on to the group workout. The Friday afternoon class is large and stresses both the available space and equipment. They get creative, taking advantage of work/rest intervals to double up on equipment, and using benches and a tractor tire to supplement their… Continue Reading

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KingKinggg KongKonggg

By Rob Orlando

In Athletes, Workouts

November 03, 2008

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Rob Orlando is a CrossFitter with a strongman background. On October 15, 2008, he saw the challenge put forth by CrossFit Alexandria in a CrossFit.com video they titled “King Kong” [wmv] [mov]. The video shows Matt Okonsky doing a workout consisting of 3 rounds for time of:
1 Deadlift at 455lbs
2 Muscle-ups
3 Squat cleans at 250lbs
4 Handstand pushups

The video ended with “Anyone else care to try?”… Continue Reading

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King Kong x 2 Video

By Rob Orlando

In Athletes, Videos, Workouts

November 03, 2008

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This is the workout that Rob Orlando writes about here. Rob saw the CrossFit Alexandria video on the main site of CrossFit.com and accepted the challenge. He did six rounds (instead of the original three) in 7:14.

See the original King Kong video with Matt Okonsky [wmv] [mov].

See Josh Everett’s 2:31 King Kong [wmv] [mov]

See Tamara Holmes perform Queen Kong.

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Queen Kong

By Tamara Holmes

In Athletes, Videos, Workouts

November 03, 2008

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Continuing with the King Kong phenomenon, Tamara Holmes (4th place overall in the 2008 CrossFit Games) took on the challenge and did Queen Kong with 325lb deadlifts and 185lb cleans.

See Rob Orlando's KingKinggg KongKonggg story here.

See the original King Kong video from CrossFit Alexandria [wmv] [mov].

See Josh Everett's 2:31 King Kong [wmv] [mov]

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Good Housekeeping Matters

By Greg Amundson

In CrossFit, Workouts

October 31, 2008

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The majority of CrossFit workouts are timed events. The quicker you get the work done, the fitter you are. In the beginning, it may be difficult to complete workouts as prescribed in any amount of time. But, as capacity develops, athletes look for every way possible to complete the workouts faster.

Greg Amundson is arguably the most famous early CrossFit monster. In this article, he shares his strategies for setting up and… Continue Reading

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In Basics, Coaching, Videos, Workouts

October 29, 2008

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In A Better Warm-up, Coach Glassman wrote, “We need a warm-up that will increase body temperature and heart rate, provide some stretching, stimulate the entire body and major biomechanical functions, provide practice for basic movements, and finally, prepare for rigorous athletic training.”

Adrian Bozman and Todd Widman are two of CrossFit’s top trainers. They spend a significant portion of their time traveling around the country working the… Continue Reading

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