CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > Search Forums
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 25 of 51
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Rafael Garcia
Forum: Exercises 09-16-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,433
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: advise with power cleans and cleans in general

next time i will try to record myself :-). I will post it here. Anyway, more or less, is the same than the videos. The trainer even didnt want to explain me the posture and form. He only said that he...
Forum: Exercises 09-16-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,433
Posted By Rafael Garcia
advise with power cleans and cleans in general

Yesterday i was practicing the Sunday wod, where we had to do power cleans. I was in the gym, when a monitor came near to me and started to say what kind of exercise i was doing. Not only what kind...
Forum: Exercises 09-06-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Push & Jerk technique problem

thank you for your advices. I will have to work on my wrist flexibility, because right now, picturing your advice, i event cant hold the bar with my fingers :-)
Forum: Exercises 09-05-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Push & Jerk technique problem

the problem with this is that if you point the elbows down, you are placing the weigth of the barbell on your hands and not on your shoulders. If that happend, you cant continue with your back...
Forum: Exercises 09-05-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Push & Jerk technique problem

thank you very much for you advice. At least it makes me know that i am not the only one having this problem :-).
Forum: Exercises 09-05-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Push & Jerk technique problem

i have watched all the videos from crossfit but in no one they explain how to position the barbell on your shoulders, how to position the arms/hands, and how to do the movement of the body (and how...
Forum: Fitness 09-03-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: CrossFit Wilmington workouts

yeah. the thing is that they dont have an email or forum.
Forum: Fitness 09-03-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: CrossFit Wilmington workouts

Thank you very much for your information and time.

i have one question if you dont mind. I have entered crossfit Boston. If you look there, between wods, they dont give rest days. whats the...
Forum: Starting 09-03-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,853
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Muscle Ups

If you want the best quality&price, i have bought a couple of rings with straps on Ebay. The name are "Xtreme Rings for Gymnastics" from christopher sommer. The quality is maximum and the price, 55...
Forum: Fitness 09-03-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: CrossFit Wilmington workouts

yes, i am interested if you dont mind :-)
Forum: Exercises 09-03-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Push & Jerk technique problem

For example, looking at this image:

http://www.performancemenu.com/daily/images/coverIssue44.jpg

As you can see, this girl is like switching the grip for this "front squat". Now imagine that i...
Forum: Fitness 09-03-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By Rafael Garcia
CrossFit Wilmington workouts

Hello. Does anybody knows something about CrossFit Wilmington?

I entered their main webpage and had a look some days ago. I started to read their wods, and i noticed that they are not always doing...
Forum: Exercises 09-03-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,727
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Push & Jerk technique problem

Yesterday i did for the first time the push & jerk exercise in crossfit. Before i tried it a little bit when i started to watch coach videos. But i am experimenting a problem with this exercise.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,170
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Weight lifting equipment

thank you very much for your advises.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,170
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Weight lifting equipment

so you are advising me to not protect the floor and to buy bumper plates, right? the only negative part is that this kind of weights are very very expensive :-(

what do you think about buying, for...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,170
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Weight lifting equipment

hello everybody.

i am starting to build my own gym in my garaje. I would like to Weight lifting, and i dont know how must be the equipment to do it.

I mean, when i see people doing it, i see...
Forum: Fitness 08-23-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,297
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: "MMA Strength-Endurance Training - Be Stronger...Longer"

of course, i respect and i will continue respecting. I think that CF is one of the best things since cocacola was invented :-).



Is not about deciding by myself. I am asking this questions...
Forum: Fitness 08-23-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,297
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: "MMA Strength-Endurance Training - Be Stronger...Longer"

yes, but sometimes it disconcerts me. I mean, CrossFit is a open community and the main web page, and the effort behind it, is being given for free, from persons and profesionals that are working for...
Forum: Fitness 08-22-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,297
Posted By Rafael Garcia
"MMA Strength-Endurance Training - Be Stronger...Longer"

Here i post an article written in mmaweekly. Its about how to obtain pure strength + endurance. The article says that is very good train for 1RM because you are always improving your strength, but...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-22-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 588,048
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Hybrid Program Heavy Metcons

I would like to ask something about this thread that i don't understand.

All the workouts you are writing, are wods coming from CF that you are modifying to be heavy, right? i mean, you are...
Forum: Fitness 08-22-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,765
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Starting Strenght Program 2 Edition + practical programming + WODS

well, i think i have to explain this 1.5 hours grappling. Is obvious that is the class time, where you warm-up, practice technique and at the end, you roll with your partners :-). And my endurance is...
Forum: Fitness 08-20-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,032
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Jonathan Chaimberg (UFC trainer) complex training

As you are saying, more and more mma athletes are moving to this kind of workouts (as we can see on ufc all access for example too). metabolic based circuits.

But this workouts seems a bit more...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-20-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,346
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: CrossFit in Spain

thank you david for your support, but i think that in spain i am the only one :-)
Forum: Fitness 08-20-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,032
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Jonathan Chaimberg (UFC trainer) complex training

Today i read about Jonathan Chaimberg article, an ufc conditioning trainer that is starting to be very famous in the circuit of profesional fighters (he is training Dennis Kang, Jardine or Georges St...
Forum: Fitness 08-20-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,765
Posted By Rafael Garcia
Re: Starting Strenght Program 2 Edition + practical programming + WODS

yes, as you can see, english is not my native language, so i commit lot of faults :-). Anyway, i am trying to do my best.

Thank you very much for your information. I would like to mix both, but i...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 51

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:21 AM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.