Actualités CrossFit


  • Training for Wakeboarding
    Rusty Malinoski has been a professional wakeboarder for more than 12 years, and while many in the sport have retired by his age, Malinoski, 32, said his CrossFit training has put him at the top of his game. Wakeboarders often blow out their knees or suffer other injuries ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 09-12-2016
  • Fit at 56: Lucie Hobart
    Lucie Hobart is 56 years old and says she has no idea what age means anymore. “I started CrossFit when I was 52,” she says, “but here I am … four years later, so I’m 56, and I know I am the healthiest today that I have ever ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 08-12-2016
  • Burnt Offering
    On the night of Sunday, Nov. 13, a fire broke out just a few blocks from CrossFit Westmount in a three-floor commercial structure that housed two restaurants and the 1,000-member Victoria Park Health Club (called Vic Park). The four-alarm fire brought more than 100 firefighters to the scene in ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 07-12-2016
  • November 2016 Collected Articles
    The individual PDF articles published in November 2016 are collected here in a single download. The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF. The articles included here are: “CrossFit Lifeguard: Brandon Justice” - Cecil “Down the Hatch, Miss a Snatch?” - Achauer “Why Some Sweat More” ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 01-12-2016
  • CrossFit Kids Research Brief: Bone Density
    A recent paper in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that increased bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) in childhood are positively associated with time spent doing high-impact physical activities (PA), even for those with a genetic risk of low bone mass in adulthood (1). ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 29-11-2016
  • Happy to be Last and Alive
    Thirty days after a stem-cell transplant, Timmon Lund joined CrossFit St. Paul. “I wanted to get healthy again.” Nine months earlier, at 33, Lund had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The cancer limits the body’s ability to fight infection as it progresses. Chemotherapy and radiation are common treatments; stem-cell transplants ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 26-11-2016
  • Brian Riley: Learning to Walk Again
    Brian Riley was exposed to CrossFit while serving as a Marine, but an injury overseas forced him to relearn everything. Now he’s putting his experiences as an adaptive athlete to good use at CrossFit Del Mar in San Diego, California. Riley was stationed in Afghanistan when he took a ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 23-11-2016
  • As Prescribed: Santa Cruz
    Welcome to weird. That’s how Santa Cruz, California, is known. For more than a decade, the sleepy Northern California beach town of 63,000 has used the same branding campaign to encompass its idiosyncrasies: “Keep Santa Cruz Weird.” The city is a mere 30 miles south of Silicon ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 21-11-2016
  • Programming Better Competitions
    If you determine the size of the field before programming the events, you might be putting the collars on before the plates. “I’ve got 100 athletes, 10 solid judges, 5,000 square feet and nine hours to run as many events as I can.” How many organizers have said something like ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 17-11-2016
  • Chronic Disease and Medicine: Prevention Doesn’t Pay
    Why your doctor only wants to see you after something has gone wrong. Dr. Stephen Schimpff calls it the paradox of American medicine. “We have really well-trained, well-educated providers. We are the world’s envy for biomedical research. We’ve got excellent pharmaceutical (and) biotechnology companies and diagnostics (tools). But the paradox ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 14-11-2016
  • Why Some Sweat More
    Hilary Achauer investigates the science of sweat and busts the myth that fitness alone determines liquid loss. At the end of your next CrossFit class, look around. You’ll see some people soaked in sweat, a telltale puddle under the bar. Others who just completed the same workout in the same ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 11-11-2016
  • MeiLin McDonald: Never Give Up
    MeiLin McDonald, 17, suffered a severe concussion during a basketball game as a child. The injury caused her eyes to become permanently dilated and left her unable to focus. McDonald’s physician suggested surgery to explore the possibility of inner-ear damage. Unfortunately, complications during surgery made her symptoms much ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 11-11-2016
  • Down the Hatch, Miss a Snatch?
    A look at the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on fitness and health. A few years ago I stopped drinking alcohol Sunday through Thursday. I’ve never been a heavy drinker, so it wasn’t a difficult transition. For me, two drinks is letting loose and three is really getting wild, but ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 08-11-2016
  • CrossFit Lifeguard: Kristi Barnes
    Doctors tell a Houston police sergeant her fitness allowed her to endure invasive surgery to remove a rare tumor that threatened to kill her. Kristi Barnes typed the words into Google: “transsectional abdominal incision.” It was about two weeks before her scheduled surgery to remove a tumor that had ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 06-11-2016
  • CrossFit Lifeguard: Brandon Justice
    As a teen, Brandon Justice was told a genetic disorder would end his life sometime in his 30s. Because of CrossFit, doctors tell him he can now expect a normal lifespan. Eighteen-year-old Brandon Justice didn’t care about his health or his future. He did what he saw the average high-school ... ... En lire plus
    Source : CrossFit JournalPublié sur 02-11-2016