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Cry Me A River Challenge 2015: A Great European Competition

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By Pit Ressler The CrossFit Open is nearly over. That means it’s that time again for the Cry Me A River (CMAR) Challenge – the competition for everybody in Europe! This time it’s even bigger and better! Mark your calendars: The challenge starts with a 3 week – 3 workout – online qualification on April 13, 2015 and ends with local ...

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LEGENDARY COMPETITOR ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF THE WESTERN AMATEUR GRID LEAGUE’S (WAGL) 2015 INAUGURAL SEASON

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LEGENDARY COMPETITOR ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF THE WESTERN AMATEUR GRID LEAGUE’S (WAGL) 2015 INAUGURAL SEASON WAGL OFFERS AMATUER ATHLETES THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE IN A NPGL-SANCTIONED PLATFORM Los Angeles, CA  (March 12, 2015) – Legendary Competitor is working with the LA Reign of the National Pro Grid League (NPGL) to create the Western Amateur GRID League’s (WAGL) 2015 inaugural season. ...

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RICF Jack and Jill Throwdown 2015

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By David Roderick On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Jess Teixeira and Todd Cody hosted the 2nd Annual Jack and Jill Competition at their facility: Red Island CrossFit located in Smithfield, RI.  The facility is 7500 sq. ft. of CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting training making it one of the largest in the area. Todd was the gracious and efficient host while ...

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March/April – Issue 22

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Mat Fraser – The New Deal | The Big, White, Steroidal Elephant | 8 Tips to Properly Wash Performance Clothing | Veterans and CrossFit | Dairy: Not So Good for Every Body | Don’t Let Plantar Fascitis Sabotage Your WOD LOGIN TO VIEW MAGAZINE SUBSCRIBE TO WOD TALK MAGAZINE

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March/April – Issue 22

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Mat Fraser – The New Deal | The Big, White, Steroidal Elephant | 8 Tips to Properly Wash Performance Clothing | Veterans and CrossFit | Dairy: Not So Good for Every Body | Don’t Let Plantar Fascitis Sabotage Your WOD VIEW FULL SCREEN DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION

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OPEN Giveaway

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The 15.3 prize drawing is brought to us by Rx Smart Gear and will be held at 8PM PST on March 10th.This weeks winner will receive a custom Rx Jump Rope, a KnotOut Large Roller, Winnie’s RipFix, KT Tape, HumanX Lift Grips, HumanX Chalk Balls and a 1-year subscription to WOD Talk Magazine. 15.1 Winner – Roger Levasseur 15.2 Winner – Lincoln Stewart ...

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The Open – It’s Electric

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It’s been something special for six years now. Even back when it was not polished and super gritty; before there were box seats and bottle service. This time of year always sparks a fire. The Open is always fun for me. This year, leading up to it I was actually not planning on doing it… but as soon as I went to CrossFit Purpose ...

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Is Intensity Scalable?

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Intensity is one of the elusive aspects of CrossFit. Many people go through the workouts for weeks, months, or even years before they discover it. Some people prefer not pushing their boundaries, some people don’t fully grasp what intensity is. They figure that if they are not the person with the worse time, that they are still working out intensely. ...

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Your Momma!

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I read a lot in the January/February issue of WOD Talk that made me think. I wanted to share the piece on endurance athletes with my sister, who is a marathoner, and the CF playlist with my trainer, who has been complaining about music lately. However, nothing captured my complete and undivided attention like “Fit-Fitters”. The author was deeply offended ...

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Sleep and Competition

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Getting adequate sleep is crucial when preparing for a big competition. Sleep is restorative and not preparatory in terms of physiological function. When we sleep there is a down regulation of the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS). This is our “Fight mode” which reacts to stress and allows us to “Perform”. The opposite is the Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS). This is ...

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