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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-01-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,171
Posted By Dave Henry
Job Posting: London ON Canada

Looking for some administration help.

http://london.kijiji.ca/c-jobs-office-mgr-receptionist-Administrative-Assistant-CrossFit-London-W0QQAdIdZ418582626 ...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-14-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,142
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Stereo or sound System

2x JBL speakers jrx115's
Crown XTI 1000 amplifier
generic mixer
Microphone is a must have for large events
and I would recommend a rack to mount it in

this will easily fill the space with...
Forum: Nutrition 02-14-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,531
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Accurate Body Measurement

You can use the measurements to get an approximate body fat measurement. The trick is, that when you have more muscle, the calculation will be off, just like the BMI chart.

For accurate body...
Forum: Nutrition 02-13-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,531
Posted By Dave Henry
Accurate Body Measurement

Hey Guys,

We get tons of questions about doing body measurements before a challenge, or starting a program... so we combined all the best info together in one space. This will make it nice and...
Forum: Fitness 06-17-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,428
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Zero to 10 Handstand pushups

We have worked with the bands as a progression before, but didn't really find it to be the most effective as far as actually turning that progression into handstand pushups down the road. It for...
Forum: Fitness 06-15-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,428
Posted By Dave Henry
Zero to 10 Handstand pushups

Hey guys, just thought I would post a link to an article many or the CrossFit London athletes have found useful

http://www.crossfitlondon.ca/wp/zero-to-10-handstand-pushups-hspu/ (Work Safe)
...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dave Henry
$400 slosh pipe on dragons den

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqjuCrHkjas&feature=related (work safe)

This guy goes on dragons den and sells them on the idea that he can sell a slosh pipe for $400

he has a patten on it, so I...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,248
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: My DIY Yukon GHD replacement pad

I'll post a pic and give a brief review when I get them
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,248
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: My DIY Yukon GHD replacement pad

Yukon now ONLY sells the split pad... I got 2 for the gym to replace the rapidly deteriorating regular pads... $20 ea

I also made a quick call to my rep at york and got him to toss some the the...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,492
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Reverse Hyper

I have the rogue version at my gym and I am pretty happy with it.

I have been on all of the versions of Louie's reverse hypers and when I saw the rogue one it was a pretty easy choice.

My...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,441
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Bands

If you want to follow his programming and style your meant to wave the resistance of the bands... meaning you need at least 3 different bands/band tensions to accommodate different resistance.
The...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,466
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Industrial fan(s)

ok I found your website and looked at the pics of it when someone was climbing the rope.
your space is pretty big, with the gymnastics stuff an all.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,466
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Industrial fan(s)

I had contacted them before, and they seem pretty pricey.... I have a smaller space and the fans that I have been looking at were about $120 each (max 2 fans plus installation). I talked with the...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,577
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Title Platinum Timer

took me about 3 hrs of messin with it to get it working, once you got it down its no problem.
maybe I should do a crossfit video on it for skill work...lol
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,466
Posted By Dave Henry
Industrial fan(s)

I'm just trying to figure out what kind of fan I should use for my gym.
I have looked at some industrial ceiling fans so that it wont take up any floor room or wall space.

What I'm trying to...
Forum: Nutrition 01-14-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,013
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Why bother with the Zone (or any other "name" diet)?

NO IT IS NOT.... Educate yourself!
if you feel hungry, depressed, lack metal energy, physical energy your "diet" isn't working.
"Diet" when talked about for other animals means what they eat.
...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,379
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Prior Military trainers/Success?

to give you an idea, when you are complete the level 1 cert .... if you opened the next day and had a group class it would be the same as taking a new recruit and making them teach a weapons...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,379
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Prior Military trainers/Success?

I'm canadian army reserve, An I took a leave of absence while I was doing start-up.... It's going to take a while to build clientel, many people will tell you they will come to train and they wont...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,481
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: will concept 2 model D fit in car

second part of the question.....
you don't want to have major bumps and gouges in the slide.... some can be sanded out but thats a deal breaker in my mind. If the chain slips and its not just...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,481
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: will concept 2 model D fit in car

I have a honda accord and I had to take the front feet off mainly because i had a few other things in the car, but you can bring a hex set and pop the front feet off and it will fit into any kind of...
Forum: Starting 12-30-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Schedule and soreness management

There is an on ramp if you want to build up to being able to do a 5 and 2 schedule successfully. I build people up by having active rest days so You would still be establishing a routine and going...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-27-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,931
Posted By Dave Henry
Forum: Exercises 12-09-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,459
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Weak Deadlift ideas/theories??

that was all Rippetoe but I would echo his words.... until I saw you move....
my other word of advice, is that you may have made yourself very quad dominant... I would be interested to see how you...
Forum: Exercises 12-08-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,459
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Weak Deadlift ideas/theories??

From the FAQ for Starting Strength wiki....

I squat way more than I deadlift, what gives?

During the first few workouts this is a possibility, but you'll be adding 45-60 lbs to your Deadlift...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-12-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,328
Posted By Dave Henry
Re: Flooring

Look for a gym thats closed and selling stuff at auction close to you... I was able to buy my matts at $15/ea and $10 for ones with minor cuts off them. they basically wanted them out and had no...
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