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Forum: Fitness 03-29-2006, 06:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,370
Posted By Pat Janes
This is what Don is talking about: ...

This is what Don is talking about:

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Forum: Equipment 02-15-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,978
Posted By Pat Janes
Hey Don, Try these guys......

Hey Don,

Try these guys... http://www.ozfit.com.au/ up here in Brisbane.

I got bumpers from them a while back for $4/kg. Extremely cheap. Now, I'm not dropping them from height @ the moment,...
Forum: Exercises 02-07-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,525
Posted By Pat Janes
That's exactly what I do, Keith. And I find it's...

That's exactly what I do, Keith. And I find it's easier to hang the backback on my chest, not back... it restricts movement in your back if it's worn the regular way.
Forum: Starting 02-07-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By Pat Janes
Well, I don't know about you, Jared... but I had...

Well, I don't know about you, Jared... but I had my return to the fold "wake up call" last night.

Although I've been lifting again for about 3-4 weeks + a little ring work, I've been avoiding the...
Forum: Starting 02-04-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By Pat Janes
Cheers guys... and Fiona, sorry I missed you @...

Cheers guys... and Fiona, sorry I missed you @ the Oly Cert. Sounded like I really missed out and would have been great to catch up.

Hey Paul. I saw your post a while back calling out all...
Forum: Starting 02-04-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,147
Posted By Pat Janes
G'day Jared. Your post has inspired me! Your...

G'day Jared. Your post has inspired me!

Your situation mirrors mine so closely, that I'm going to jump back on the bandwagon as well. I gave away the WOD, Zone and eventually any kind of...
Forum: Exercises 09-11-2005, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,984
Posted By Pat Janes
I've had all three go up with specifically...

I've had all three go up with specifically training them via the WOD, Troy. The back squat particularly surprised me; I had a 10kg jump between 1RM attempts in the back squat, about 3 months apart...
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By Pat Janes
Yup; there were many comments that day, mine...

Yup; there were many comments that day, mine included, that referred to the pullups as "active rest".

Fun times...
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2005, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By Pat Janes
It took me quite a while, Eric, but I wasn't...

It took me quite a while, Eric, but I wasn't actively persuing it. I had pretty much convinced myself that I wasn't "ready" for a muscle-up for a long while, because I was nowhere near the 15...
Forum: Community 09-07-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By Pat Janes
Well, my experiences with my son's gymnastics has...

Well, my experiences with my son's gymnastics has been exactly the same.

I'm consistently the only dad there. And Lachlan (8) isn't interested in taking it seriously either. He's in a...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-07-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,405
Posted By Pat Janes
Adrian, I work from home as a computer...

Adrian, I work from home as a computer programmer, so my main regular adult contact is with the other "mums" at the preschool/school, or with my lazy, good for nothing motorcycle riding mates;...
Forum: Competitions 09-06-2005, 06:37 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,921
Posted By Pat Janes
I made my only attempt so far at it in my back...

I made my only attempt so far at it in my back yard on grass, Eric. So yeah, I was barefoot.
Forum: Exercises 09-06-2005, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,402
Posted By Pat Janes
It's all just part of the progression. My 1st...

It's all just part of the progression.

My 1st muscle-up had so much kip in it, my legs were out in front of me at one stage. But I can now do the slow, deliberate grind MU now, 6 months later and...
Forum: Exercises 09-04-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,473
Posted By Pat Janes
I'm another barefoot lifter. I run around the...

I'm another barefoot lifter. I run around the backyard on the grass, so there's no need for shoes. I've tried chuck's but I don't find them any better or worse.
Forum: Fitness 09-04-2005, 04:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,390
Posted By Pat Janes
That is outstanding, Don...!! Huge work mate.

That is outstanding, Don...!! Huge work mate.
Forum: Starting 09-04-2005, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By Pat Janes
I've been at the WOD for a while now and have had...

I've been at the WOD for a while now and have had the rings for slightly longer. While I don't do ring pushups often, I still find, deep, full ROM pushups on the rings REALLY challenging... go full...
Forum: Community 09-02-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Pat Janes
You know when I read your written words now,...

You know when I read your written words now, Dave, I hear them in your "radio" voice. It's quite amusing...
Forum: Community 09-02-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,237
Posted By Pat Janes
I think I'm in trouble, because I don't even make...

I think I'm in trouble, because I don't even make the height requirement... very little to be done about that!!

On the other hand, most of your list sound like worthy goals. I'd have to have more...
Forum: Exercises 09-02-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 18,924
Posted By Pat Janes
It's been a pretty standard conversion in the WOD...

It's been a pretty standard conversion in the WOD too... sub 500m row for 400m run; I assume for the same reason.
Forum: Community 09-01-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,249
Posted By Pat Janes
"Shave for a cure", Beth: ...

"Shave for a cure", Beth:

http://www.worldsgreatestshave.com/

It's pretty big here in Australia; heaps of people do it. And I'm with you... I shaved my head bald for almost 10 years, so back...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-01-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,742
Posted By Pat Janes
Another vote for sticking with 3:1, Tom. You...

Another vote for sticking with 3:1, Tom. You upped the volume of your workouts, so you likely need to scale back the intensity slightly, as you acclimatise yourself to the added volume.

I started...
Forum: Exercises 09-01-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 181,678
Posted By Pat Janes
Great information, Chris! I've still not had the...

Great information, Chris! I've still not had the opportunity to try a C2, but although this has been discussed many times in the past, I don't ever remember such a clear explanation of the reasons...
Forum: Testimonials 09-01-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,504
Posted By Pat Janes
LOL... sounds like the plan, Beth. And while...

LOL... sounds like the plan, Beth. And while you're bringing everyone over here, grab all the CFHQ staff and let's run a CF Cert seminar downunder while we're at it!!
Forum: Exercises 08-31-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,055
Posted By Pat Janes
Anyone that can actually do an L-muscleup is...

Anyone that can actually do an L-muscleup is doing them, Zachary. Other than that, I can't remember it ever being mentioned.
Forum: Community 08-30-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,618
Posted By Pat Janes
Adrian, I'm not likely to ever stop sooking...

Adrian,

I'm not likely to ever stop sooking after the Lions took their 140 point drubbing on the weekend. Every state that fields a team in the AFL has representation in the finals except for QLD...
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