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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-06-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,263
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: grand opening advice

thanks all. and ronnie, please come back to this thread and let me know how your G.O goes.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-02-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,263
Posted By Connie Morreale
grand opening advice

hi all, crossfit 10-10 is the newest affiliate in maryland! we will be hosting a grand opening in february. if anyone out there has done a successful grand opening, i'd appreciate it if you'd share...
Forum: Community 12-09-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,448
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Confessions of a big box gym trainer

jeff, our posts crossed in time.

the site will have a reference by tomorrow, 3 p.m.
Forum: Community 12-09-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,448
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Confessions of a big box gym trainer

lynne, others,
i am more than a little miffed by the above responses. correct me if i have assumed wrongly that unless you are affiliated and/or certified you cannot use the name "crossfit". if you...
Forum: Community 12-08-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,448
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Confessions of a big box gym trainer

touche, lynne.


all classes taught in crossfit t-shirt and explaining crossfit philosophy/standards/web location etc...
many happy thankyous from those who decided to come here and look for...
Forum: Testimonials 12-07-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,723
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: New Deadlift PR

anthony... you better get back on track with those dl's or jodi will soon be giving you a run for your money!
Forum: Testimonials 12-06-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,723
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: New Deadlift PR

very inspiring! how many days/week are you training dl's? i'd like to get mine up. i'm only going heavy 1x week.

btw, before i moved and feel out of the cf loop, anthony had posted he had a goal...
Forum: Community 12-06-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,991
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: some people just dont get it

matt... i dont think you had a typo. you said "air force" but i think you meant "chair force".;)
Forum: Community 12-05-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: A Crossfit Christmas...

i didn't keep the box. i think its called ez pull-up bar. its one of those "as seen on tv" jobs, but it really is cool. extremely portable. one caveat: it doesn't work well for kipping unless...
Forum: Community 12-05-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: A Crossfit Christmas...

a box for jumps. they aint little or cheap though.

also, a cantelevered doorway pull-up bar. hard to find. googling skills necessary.
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-05-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 92,026
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Some new CFPC workouts

eug, it must be great to workout in an envirnment like yours that has all that equipment. how many people can your workouts sustain without someone losing precious seconds waiting for someone to...
Forum: Community 12-05-2007, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,201
Posted By Connie Morreale
Forum: Exercises 12-05-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,977
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Smith machine

i knew a trainer who herniated a disc in his neck doing a behind the neck exercise.
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-04-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 92,026
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Some new CFPC workouts

this one was inspired by the one from cf homepage a few days ago.

ODE TO WATTY PIPER

for total reps:

3 min jumping pull-ups
3 min push-ups
3 min double unders
3 min back squats (45 lb)
Forum: Exercises 12-04-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,977
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Smith machine

the biggest problem with the smith is that your body cannot follow its natural, most efficient plane of movement. you can groove the wrong motor pathways which sets you up for injury.
injuries suck.
Forum: Injuries 12-04-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,550
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Shoulder pain with kips and squats

my money is on rotator impingement. it can be greatly exacerbated by trauma such as your fall. dont "test your pain". suck up to the fact that you need a referral for an mri to make sure there is...
Forum: Community 12-03-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,448
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Confessions of a big box gym trainer

eva, well said.

i never trained at a big box and have always been fortunate to get gigs that allowed me to train clients anyway i wanted and never had to give a sales pitch of any kind, ever.

i...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-03-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,429
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Annie Are You Okay?

we just ran this one. it put a hurt on everybody!
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-28-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
wod
Views: 1,825
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: wod

questions are good! that is why this forum is here. ask away!
Forum: Competitions 11-27-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 25,596
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Eugene Allen's Birthday Pullup Challenge

sidelined for 1.5 weeks with an (elbow) cortisone shot. i still should have gotten to 13 of the predicted 15. got to 12 and hung 1/2 way up to 13 for about 15 secs. still...a pr by one and that...
Forum: Community 11-26-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,853
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Long-distance non-race biking

also, about seat height...when you sit upright, put one foot at six o'clock. drop the heel as low as you can by flexing the ankle. you should have a completely straight leg. now, unfles the ankle...
Forum: Community 11-26-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,853
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Long-distance non-race biking

the closest i have come to what you are undertaking was a 200 miler from montgomery, al to atlanta, ga. here comes my 2 cents:

i had ridden several times a week between 10 and 35 miles per ride...
Forum: Community 10-04-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By Connie Morreale
arizona rocks

props to ken at crossfit southwest and john running some crossfit in anthem. i had a blast and appreciate the hospitality!

p.s. to john and crew. i bailed on the humprey hike and did wilson mt in...
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,528
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Frustrated

since this thread had opened back up, i'll threadjack just a bit.

there are many ace certified trainers out there who crossfit and train thier clients with crossfit.

i am sure there are others like...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-02-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,222
Posted By Connie Morreale
Re: Partner or 2-person workouts

here is one i posted in the "new cfpc" thread awhile back:


one person does the reps while the other takes a "break". then the one who did reps switches with the one taking a "break". its...
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