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Forum: Starting 05-11-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Richard Bird
Bill - Interesting point about the blood...

Bill -
Interesting point about the blood pressure. I've never had any problems with BP, although we have family history. We can get quarterly health screenings at work for free, but I've never done...
Forum: Starting 05-11-2007, 05:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Richard Bird
I've been doing CrossFit for 6 weeks now, and I...

I've been doing CrossFit for 6 weeks now, and I was curious what other newbies are being surprised by as they workout; physiologically or otherwise.

For me, the two most noticeable surprises...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,402
Posted By Richard Bird
Anybody have a link for Apollo KBs? I'm trying to...

Anybody have a link for Apollo KBs? I'm trying to find a local dealer, but I'm having no success when searching for these folks.

Thx:g:
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By Richard Bird
mmmmmm....sashimi...

mmmmmm....sashimi...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,889
Posted By Richard Bird
3/4 inch rubber stall mats - just cut mine down...

3/4 inch rubber stall mats - just cut mine down last night with a good old utility knife. Scored it lightly, then sliced it through and through, no troubles.
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,869
Posted By Richard Bird
My York GHD arrived a week ago - I have to...

My York GHD arrived a week ago - I have to endorse Paul's recommendation. This thing is unreal, built like a tank. Takes two people to move it around the garage. My York GHD and cockroaches - both...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,753
Posted By Richard Bird
For anyone located in central Ohio, the Tractor...

For anyone located in central Ohio, the Tractor Supply Company has "Seconds" of their 4x6 stall mats at $24.95 per piece. Talked to a district manager yesterday and he informed me that only the...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,183
Posted By Richard Bird
That's an excellent deal - I just got a C2 D with...

That's an excellent deal - I just got a C2 D with a PM3 for $550 and thought I'd hung the moon. Get it before it's gone...
Forum: Starting 04-27-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,855
Posted By Richard Bird
Spent two years at Bragg - 505th PIR. My son is...

Spent two years at Bragg - 505th PIR. My son is 4th Brigade Combat Team, Ft. Richardson, Alaska....if he weren't in Iraq, he'd be praying to get to Bragg - they do Mass Tac Full Combat in winter at...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,013
Posted By Richard Bird
lol - was just kidding.....in a bind, Chuck's...

lol - was just kidding.....in a bind, Chuck's work for everything. Consider them to be the duct tape equivalent of footwear....
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,013
Posted By Richard Bird
Chuck Taylor's rock - nuff said.

Chuck Taylor's rock - nuff said.
Forum: Starting 04-27-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,746
Posted By Richard Bird
ahhhh - Richard Tyson, who can forget the diss he...

ahhhh - Richard Tyson, who can forget the diss he took from the Academy by not being nominated for his riveting role as the bad guy in Kindergarten Cop? I think it's because he looks too much like...
Forum: Community 04-27-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 24,748
Posted By Richard Bird
I prefer chamber music - but only the austrian...

I prefer chamber music - but only the austrian stuff that had banned lyrics.:doh:
Forum: Starting 04-27-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,746
Posted By Richard Bird
Rob - you seem to be pretty physiologically...

Rob - you seem to be pretty physiologically astute. I'm curious about the tibilalis anterior - is there any way, other than running to build/strengthen this particular muscle? I'm assuming that there...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By Richard Bird
Wasn't a flame, mate. Hypoxic training is a...

Wasn't a flame, mate. Hypoxic training is a tested and effective method of increasing your aerobic abilities, particularly under stress.

Now, I'm all for CrossFit - I'm a true believer. And,...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,355
Posted By Richard Bird
I've got a pretty good Craigslist hit. I just...

I've got a pretty good Craigslist hit. I just picked up a C2 D with a PM3. It had less than 11,000 meters on it. The owner had used it about 7 times from what I could see on memory.

$550....only...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By Richard Bird
ummmm...stimulate, not simulate...

ummmm...stimulate, not simulate...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By Richard Bird
The idea is to reduce oxygen availability to your...

The idea is to reduce oxygen availability to your body, which would simulate an extremely high level of aerobic activity. Oxygen deficiency does a body good - well, right up to the point where you...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,506
Posted By Richard Bird
No indication on which model, but seller states...

No indication on which model, but seller states "lightly used"....

Good luck to you California-ayans.....

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/spo/314980046.html
Forum: Starting 04-20-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,101
Posted By Richard Bird
Hey gents - 4 weeks in myself, and the same kind...

Hey gents - 4 weeks in myself, and the same kind of "revelations" are what have me tearing my garage apart and installing my own gear.

The coolest moment for me so far was struggling through...
Forum: Exercises 04-17-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By Richard Bird
No doubt it was a bout of bad form. For some...

No doubt it was a bout of bad form. For some reason I just went "soft" when I went down. Lack of concentration, failure to eat my Wheaties, not taking my vitamins - could have been anything. I've...
Forum: Exercises 04-17-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By Richard Bird
Arden - much appreciated, and I know I can trust...

Arden - much appreciated, and I know I can trust a lumberjack. My little sister was a collegiate Jack and Jill Cross Saw champ - and she could still kick my a** in a fair fight.

I won't be doing...
Forum: Exercises 04-17-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By Richard Bird
Alrighty - so I'm tracking a few days behind....

Alrighty - so I'm tracking a few days behind. Just did the max effort squat, press, deadlift WOD. And, I had my first failure - which raised a question I'd not thought of before.

On squats,...
Forum: Community 04-07-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,661
Posted By Richard Bird
Darrell - thanks for the suggestion, reached out...

Darrell - thanks for the suggestion, reached out to the CF Columbus folks just this week.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,616
Posted By Richard Bird
Ken - I have to ask. Is that Khumbu? If it is,...

Ken - I have to ask. Is that Khumbu? If it is, man I am so jealous. I'm getting started so late in life on mountaineering, I doubt I'll ever make it for an attempt at the big old Chomolungma - but I...
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