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Forum: Community 12-20-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,606
Posted By John Walsh
What do I conclude? A fool and his money are soon...

What do I conclude? A fool and his money are soon parted.
Forum: Community 12-20-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,606
Posted By John Walsh
Is Crossfit a cult? Let’s put it to the test. ...

Is Crossfit a cult? Let’s put it to the test.

Q: Does the group displays excessively zealous and unquestioning commitment to its leader and (whether he is alive or dead) regards his belief system,...
Forum: Community 11-03-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,444
Posted By John Walsh
I to suspect there is more to this story. I’m...

I to suspect there is more to this story. I’m willing to bet that the guy is a meathead who was being a general pain in the arse. They were just waiting to boot him.

The rules of engagement...
Forum: Exercises 11-02-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,031
Posted By John Walsh
They're not exactly bad: ...

They're not exactly bad:

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/22/32374.jpg


They are just more efficient and cheaper ways to accomplish the same task.
Forum: Community 11-02-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,444
Posted By John Walsh
Oh Boy! ...

Oh Boy!

http://wcbstv.com/topstories/local_story_305235233.html
Forum: Community 11-02-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,812
Posted By John Walsh
Something's fishy here. We're not geting the...

Something's fishy here. We're not geting the whole picture. My guess is that they were looking for an excuse to ouster the guy and this was it.
Forum: CrossPit 11-01-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,649
Posted By John Walsh
That sounds reasonable for a first sparing...

That sounds reasonable for a first sparing session. My first time in the ring, I was only 8, was with a 12 year old. The “trainers” put gloves on me and said, “Ok mix it up”. I was getting my butt...
Forum: CrossPit 11-01-2006, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,649
Posted By John Walsh
Depending on your energy level and time I can’t...

Depending on your energy level and time I can’t see that a cross fit workout or two would hurt. Anything that teaches you to keeping going through exhaustion will help but nothing can replicate...
Forum: Nutrition 07-28-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,141
Posted By John Walsh
Ben, The link you set up does not work. ...

Ben,

The link you set up does not work.

This stuff about Inuit and Massai seems largely mythological and anti-Western. The assumption is that before these indigenous people were tainted by evil...
Forum: Nutrition 07-27-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,141
Posted By John Walsh
Did someone say Inuit? Check Please. I would...

Did someone say Inuit? Check Please.

I would never use the Inuit as an exemplary example of the effects of a high fat diet. The average life expectancy of an Inuit male is 59 years old. The...
Forum: Community 07-25-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,985
Posted By John Walsh
"T-Nation, January incident, Dan John"? Are we...

"T-Nation, January incident, Dan John"? Are we still allowed to say those things on this site?

Looking through Turbulence Training it sounds as good or bad as any other method out there. Aerobic...
Forum: Fitness 07-20-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,963
Posted By John Walsh
I agree with this article. I think we have lost...

I agree with this article. I think we have lost whole point of athletics which I believe are to have fun and stay healthy. I want my sons to play sports so they can have some fun and develop the...
Forum: Community 07-17-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,439
Posted By John Walsh
My sympathies and condolences are with you. This...

My sympathies and condolences are with you. This is truly heartbreaking.
Forum: CrossPit 07-07-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,622
Posted By John Walsh
I’ve seen this program several times. It’s the...

I’ve seen this program several times. It’s the quitters and whiners that make for “good TV”. There’s nothing interesting about some guy minding his own business and training diligently.
Forum: CrossPit 07-07-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,018
Posted By John Walsh
Interesting topic. My family has been in the bar...

Interesting topic. My family has been in the bar business since the prohibition era and have always operated what we called in Irish a “sha-bean”, meaning a dive bar or place of ill repute. These...
Forum: Exercises 06-27-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,310
Posted By John Walsh
The Westside guys rarely deadlift but do a lot of...

The Westside guys rarely deadlift but do a lot of lifts that help the dead. I think Louie Simmons says that the dead takes so much but gives so little in return. I’ve done a lot of deadlifting over...
Forum: Community 06-27-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By John Walsh
What's Iron Garm?

What's Iron Garm?
Forum: Community 06-27-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,013
Posted By John Walsh
Has any Crossfitter achieved a 700 pound deadlift...

Has any Crossfitter achieved a 700 pound deadlift yet?
Forum: Injuries 06-09-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,871
Posted By John Walsh
Jerry, Had something similar. I know you said...

Jerry,

Had something similar. I know you said no “go to the doctor” advice but like someone else said you should rule out a more serious problem. Mine was not serious so I simply laid off stuff...
Forum: Community 04-19-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By John Walsh
Like to reference the Bolen Report? Check this...

Like to reference the Bolen Report? Check this out.
http://www.quackwatch.org/11Ind/bolen.html
Forum: Community 04-19-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By John Walsh
"Health Freedom Advocate"? Now there's some...

"Health Freedom Advocate"? Now there's some unbiased reporting!

I was really impressed with his article about the "secret group" controlling free speech on the internet. (Enter X File's Theme...
Forum: Fitness 04-10-2006, 04:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,030
Posted By John Walsh
There is nothing wrong with bodybuilding. I know...

There is nothing wrong with bodybuilding. I know some extremely strong dudes that BB. Personally I don’t think CF is the way to go if your primary purpose is BB. A lot of it depends on your body type...
Forum: Fitness 04-05-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,564
Posted By John Walsh
Greg, You’re way ahead of the curve at your...

Greg,

You’re way ahead of the curve at your age. When I was 19 I was the “beer and cigarette” guy and wanted others to do the same. You’ll be better off physically, emotionally and spiritually for...
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,272
Posted By John Walsh
That's too bad. He used to be pretty solid. $200...

That's too bad. He used to be pretty solid. $200 for push ups, pullups and burpees seems outlandish.
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,272
Posted By John Walsh
Has anyone seen it? He's charging $200.00 for it....

Has anyone seen it? He's charging $200.00 for it. I loved his Dino training book but I can't imgaine what would constitute $200.00 for Dinosaur Bodyweight Training.
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