CROSSFIT HEALTH

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Orthopedic Management of CrossFit Athletes With Dr. Sean Rockett

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High-intensity workouts in which athletes perform complex, technically intensive movements under fatigue and strain are increasingly popular. Dr. Sean Rockett reviews common injuries that emerge under these conditions, why they occur, and how athletes and coaches can adjust behavior to prevent injury while minimizing impact on exercise intensity or performance benefits.

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Injury Control In GPP Training

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Injury is often seen as a complex psycho/bio, motor/mechanical chance phenomenon over which neither athletes nor coaches have control. Dr. Kelly Starrett reviews the alternative view: that the core tenets that drive effective performance — including sleep, hydration, nutrition, and graded exposure — can be used to deliberately and proactively assess injury risk, prevent injury, and mitigate the impact of injury if it occurs.

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Is CrossFit Dangerous? With Dr. Amy West

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Poorly interpreted — and in some cases, outright fraudulent — data has fostered the widespread misconception that the rate of injury among CrossFit practitioners is higher than more accurate data indicates. Dr. Amy West will review the data assessing injury rates among CrossFit practitioners, while also explaining how the belief that CrossFit causes a high rate of injury emerged.

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Unhacking the American Mind

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In "The Hacking of the American Mind," Robert Lustig, M.D., outlines the ways in which “our pursuit of happiness is being subverted by a culture of addiction and depression from which we may never recover,” in the words of the publisher. Individuals can find happiness with what he calls the “Four C’s of Contentment." The challenge is that none work as well independently as they do in concert, and collecting them all is a tall order. Fortunately, there’s a one-stop shop for all four: the CrossFit affiliate.

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CrossFit Health Book Club Book for June: Misguided Medicine

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Welcome to the CrossFit Health Book Club. Each month we will announce the title of a book based on a health topic we will cover through articles, social-media posts, IG lives, and webinars. The book for June 2022 is “Misguided Medicine: The Truth Behind Ill-advised Medical Recommendations and How To Take Health Back Into Your Hands,” by Colin E. Champ, M.D. We would love for you to read along with us and provide feedback and questions for our webinar in the comments

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