Tag: Ben Alderman

Jamie Greene trying out freestanding handstand push-ups. @jgreenewod/Instagram

Podcasts Talk Inconsistent Judging on Handstand Push-ups at Regionals

The dust has settled and the 40 men, women and teams going to Madison for the 2018 CrossFit Games is set. But one aspect of the last three weeks of regional competition remains a...
Graham Holmberg interview after Event 1 of the 2017 Central Regional.

2017 CrossFit Games Demo Team Revealed

In years past the demo team has been generally been made up of big name CrossFit Games veterans who happened to miss the Games that particular year. This year Dave Castro has taken a slightly...
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Ben Alderman Takes on Powerlifter and Strongman in Real World Tactical Workout

Take a look as Tony Sentmanat from Real World Tactical takes three different athletes through his functional strength training session. Ben Alderman is a CrossFitter, Alan Thrall competes in Strongman and Msima Inyang is...
Brooke Ence at 2015 CrossFit Games

How Does the Games-Style Scoring System Impact Regionals?

If you listened to Blair Morrison and Ben Alderman's Beyond the Barbell podcast, Regional Recap, there was a brief discussion about whether the old scoring system (points per placing) would shake up the leaderboard with the...

California Regional – Day 1 Recap

Team While Invictus' team roster has changed dramatically from last year, they CJ Martin has reloaded the team and it looks like they are ready. With the addition of Maddy Myers, Invictus' first pair destroyed...
Jon Pera at the 2015 CrossFit Games

Breaking Down the California Regional

Last year's California regional saw some familiar faces miss out on the Games. Josh Bridges and Kenneth Leverich on the men's side and Lauren Fisher and Val Voboril on the women's side. In their...
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CrossFit Reviews 16.2 Videos for Regional Qualifiers

After the CrossFit Open concludes, CrossFit, Inc., requests a video submission of one of the workouts from athletes who have qualified for Regionals. This year, CrossFit has requested for athletes to submit videos from...
Women during Murph at 2015 CrossFit Games

What Regions are the Strongest at the CrossFit Games?

There has been a lot of talk about which regions are the strongest or hardest in the CrossFit Games season. It's a great topic to debate since there it can be argued any number...