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Forum: Equipment 10-27-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,799
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Bumper Plates

Looking to buy some bumper plates. Does anyone know of a store in the Louisiana area?
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,546
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Military says You’re Too Flabby For CrossFit

Our first KIA this deployment was a Major.
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,986
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Inverted Burpee

Now in all fairness to my buddy, he quickly figured them out and there was actually some editing done to make him look even worse, after all we're friends and that's what we do. Inverted burpees WFS...
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,793
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: 5/3/1 for bicep curls?

Describing something as much too Jersey Shore is hilarious.
Forum: Fitness 10-06-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,546
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Military says You’re Too Flabby For CrossFit

In your mind, do you think soldiers walk around the base with there M4 at the low carry? Why would they be armed on the base? We're not cops (other than the MPs who are armed). I have been...
Forum: Fitness 10-01-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,475
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: BEAR Complex as 5/3/1 Assistance Exercise

I use barbell complexes like that from time to time. The one I have for today is:

Complete 5 rounds @ 155# of:
1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Clean
3 Push Press
4 Front Squats
5 Push Jerks

The...
Forum: Fitness 09-30-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,546
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Forum: Exercises 09-25-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,080
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Press vrs Push-press

First of all, I purchased Starting Strength the other day and regret not getting it a long time ago, GREAT READ. In reading it, when it talks about the standing overhead barbell press, it mentions...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-23-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 30,658
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Shane's Journey into CrossFit

What's up bro? Been following your log for a while. Keep up the hard work man and make the most out of your mid tour as there never seems to be enough time in it. Stay safe man.....

-grotts
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-22-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,381
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Tabata ball slams

...did this for the first time, wow! It was deceptively hard. Highly recommend it if you're ever looking for a quick metcon.
Forum: Fitness 09-21-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,546
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Military says You’re Too Flabby For CrossFit

I kind of feel that way about Americans as a whole, especially ones who seem to be so opinionated about the military and have never served. During WWII, there were lines down the street outside...
Forum: Fitness 09-21-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 40,546
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Military says You’re Too Flabby For CrossFit

Wow! What a bold collection of statements from a person who gathered none of their information first hand. I'm a soldier currently on my second deployment. The balls of you to say that our...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-16-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,467
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Opinions for a modified Linda

I intended on doing them as a strict press. The 2/3 ratio is about spot on for me, too. I guess that would only make sense then. thanks....
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-16-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,467
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Opinions for a modified Linda

Curious for different opinions. If you were to do a modified Linda using a standing shoulder press instead of a bench press, what fraction of BW would you use?
Forum: Fitness 09-09-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,002
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: High Volume Oly Training

Is there any reason that you choose not to program any upper body ME lifts?
Forum: Workout Logs 09-06-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

I have decided to start keeping a log elsewhere for different reasons. It is at http://grotts.wordpress.com/.
Forum: Workout Logs 09-06-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

9/6/2010 Monday
Handstand work
(Aquired 90 seconds)
Hang Snatches 5x2
(95-106-106-106-115)
Back squats 3x5
(225-245-265)
Bench press 3x5
(236-245-265f)
Metcon: 5 rounds:
Forum: Fitness 09-04-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,592
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Starting strength + CrossFit + Oly Lifting ??

Here is a link to a thread that talks about it. (http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=32641) (WFS) Its something that you can cater to your goals, schedule, whatever. Enjoy.
Forum: Fitness 09-04-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,592
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Starting strength + CrossFit + Oly Lifting ??

If you look up some of Gant Grimes' Hybrid stuff, his workouts are pretty much just that: Oly, ME, and WODs, usually with some kind of gym skill work thrown in, too. Lots of good information out...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-04-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

9/4/2010 Saturday
Did some bridging and other lower back stretches. Didn't feel any pain, but it was very tight.
BWx5 strict pull-ups
20#x3x5 strict pull-ups
Finished up with a lot of muscle-up...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-03-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

9/3/2010 Friday
Today was not a scheduled rest day, but with lower back still hurting I decided to take it off.
Forum: Workout Logs 09-02-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

9/2/2010 Thursday
L-seat work
(5 minutes)
Squat Clean 7x1
(155-175-185-196-205f-205f-205)
Shoulder Press 3x5
(115-126-135)
Metcon: For time:
*100 Dips, Every time you have to...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-31-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

8/31/2010
Clean and Jerk 7x1
(135-155-155-166-175-185-205)
Deadlift 3x5
(405-416-425)
Metcon: 3 rounds for time:
x10 135 thrusters
x10 2 pood KB swings
x10 burpee pullups
(12:30)
Forum: Workout Logs 08-30-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 23,498
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Grotts' Crossfit

8/30/2010
Took a few days off, body was a wreck. Starting my own programming.

Handstand work
(3 minutes)
Snatches 5x2
(95-115-126-135-146)
Back squats 3x5
(315-315-315)
Bench press 3x5
Forum: Fitness 08-28-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,455
Posted By Brian Negrotto
Re: Ultra Marathon from Crossfit alone?

I have been taking a lot of Shane's advice in training for the rougeorleans (WFS) ultramarathon and have recently ran into a problem. I am using the 3 on 1 off scheme for my strength and...
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