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Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,422
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Back Pack Sand Bag for squats

You should check out this training tool that is actually a training sandbag with integrated backpack. You can use it for strength and power movments and wear it like a weight vest for resisted...
Forum: Community 01-08-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,034
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Blatant rip off?

Jay,

Just for your information I used to be a Crossfit Affiliate up until July 2009. I no longer am because i am not big into Barbells (Most Calls I got wanted Barbell training). It is not really...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,335
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Homemade kettle bells

If it comes down to having to hand make a Kettlebell why not just use dumbbells? They are much cheaper and you can do most of the things a Kettlebell can do.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,335
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Homemade kettle bells

You are better off just purchasing a kettlebell. There is no substitute for quality.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-08-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,251
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: How Important is Appearance in Training

If you are selling a strictly performance oriented program then looking good is less important if your performance is off the chart.

That said, you will be more respected by people who just meet...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-16-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,952
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Am I paying way to Much

I think you are getting a deal. That is cheap.
Forum: Nutrition 04-13-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 43,468
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: The BBQ Thread

I guess the next question is should I start off by using lump charcoal mixed with the wood or should I shoot for a fire in the firebox using the wood only in the beginning? Then add lump Charcoal as...
Forum: Nutrition 04-13-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 43,468
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: The BBQ Thread

Thanks for the great advice.

As for #3: I was speaking about the tint of the meat inside. The outside looked like bark but when I cut into it it had a pinkish tint. It was not grayish like...
Forum: Nutrition 04-13-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 43,468
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: The BBQ Thread

Great thread!

I need some advice from experienced smokers.

I just bought a...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-11-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,769
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Feedback Needed (membership fees)

You are in Canada ...correct?

Are those prices reflected in Canadian dollar?
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-10-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,308
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Can anybody do this?

I can juggle 3 chainsaws while doing tabata squats
Forum: Community 04-09-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: just a few thoughts

100% Accurate.
Forum: Community 04-09-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,959
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: just a few thoughts

CF and similar styles of training have one purpose and one purpose only......increasing athletic capability across the board (strength, speed, power, endurance).

Athletes, military, public safety,...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-31-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,822
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: First post, in the hospital with Rhabdo

Hey Kyle,

Just curious if you may have been dehydrated either before or after the workout? Can you recall if your H2O intake was sufficient?
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-30-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,040
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Training without affiliating

Mike,

Level 1 Cert is worth it if you are interested in learning proper technique on the 9 fundamental exercises, CrossFit Programming, Etc.
Forum: Starting 03-30-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Starting with friends

I love Rosstraining.

Crossfit is perfect if scaled. You can get some light dumbbells off of Craigslist and practice the lifts as outlined in Rosstraining.com Infinite Intensity book. He outlines...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-27-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,869
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Conditional Use Permit?

What are they asking for in terms of fees? Out where I live they are asking $2500 for the permit. Not even sure if that is refundable if you get denied.

Any tips on helping the parking situation...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-27-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,238
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: puzzle mats

Don't know about those exact ones but I used some in my garage that I got at local sports store. I nearly ripped my groin out when I was kickboxing because the mat came apart and made me do the...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-23-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,314
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Looking for Level 1 Certified near Thousand Oaks, CA

I am looking for L1 Certified Crossfitters interested in teaching outdoor Crossfit Classes.

If you live in any of these areas and are interested let me know.
Agoura
Westlake Village
Thousand...
Forum: Injuries 03-20-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,769
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Shin Splints; recovery stretches/exercises?

Always start by looking at the shoes you are wearing. 90% of the problems I have come across with clients were fixed by purchasing shoes that properly support their foot.

Also, to strengthen the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-19-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,992
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Pullup bars using threaded galvanized pipe

I don't recommend using threaded pipe, especially if you are getting paid to train people who are using it. over time IT WILL BREAK at the threads.

If you are doing it for yourself then the risk is...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-17-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,414
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Is the A.C.E Cert worth it?

I Have NASM (Recommended), ISSA, NESTA, Crossfit L1.

NASM will give you a good foundation on the basics. They also address special populations.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-11-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,992
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Pullup bars using threaded galvanized pipe

do the speed rail fittings work with regular iron pipe? If so, will the fittings have the same weight load capacity as aluminum bars?
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-11-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 33,992
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Pullup bars using threaded galvanized pipe

Mine was a free standing pull up system using galvanized.

That also happened to me while doing Pull-ups with a 70#KB dangling. I heard a click and the bar started to skew. I actually think having...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,563
Posted By Justin Rovtar
Re: Hardware for outdoor pull up and Swing set

Does anyone know if it would be possible to build a rectangle freestanding pull-up bar system out of Speed Rail. I am not sure if Speed rail is too light or not. It would be easy to design and build...
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