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Forum: Fitness 12-07-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,239
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"A flanker in a rugby game will often make more...

"A flanker in a rugby game will often make more than 20 tackles in a single game. An NFL linebacker is lucky to make 20 tackles in 3 or 4 games, and with pads on, unlimited substitutions, and oxygen...
Forum: Exercises 12-01-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,481
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Even if there is only a teeny tiny chance that...

Even if there is only a teeny tiny chance that BTN pullups might cause a problem, there is no need to do them because pullups to the front are at least as good in every way.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,778
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Working on the #2 now, but I still like to use...

Working on the #2 now, but I still like to use the sport and trainer for warming up and for higher rep stuff -- it really seems to help with my blossoming carpal tunnel (more than low rep heavier...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,990
Posted By Andrew Nashel
I've kept my olympic set outside (under a tarp)...

I've kept my olympic set outside (under a tarp) for about 6 months now. Weather has ranged from 100+ degrees to freezing, from dry to swamp-like to mini-hurricane. It's developed a bit of surface...
Forum: Fitness 11-17-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,685
Posted By Andrew Nashel
I rest on machines all of the time, in between...

I rest on machines all of the time, in between sets of weightlifting, say, in the power rack. Isn't that what they're for?
Forum: Fitness 11-16-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,114
Posted By Andrew Nashel
So, what does Crossfit use for the load factor of...

So, what does Crossfit use for the load factor of the human body? I've seen people use about 80% of bodyweight for a squat.
Forum: Fitness 11-16-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,114
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Classical mechanics will only be a very rough...

Classical mechanics will only be a very rough approximation to any real world system, especially for anything involving biomechanics.

In the Fran example, your friend is firing his stablizing...
Forum: Community 11-10-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,661
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Give me a break. Thrusters are not owned...

Give me a break.

Thrusters are not owned by Crossfit. Doing multiple exercises in a time period is not owned by Crossfit.

Staley's EDT has been around (and published online) since at least...
Forum: Exercises 11-10-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"SLDL's are by far one of my favorite lifts....

"SLDL's are by far one of my favorite lifts. Excellent for the hamstrings and low back. Once you do these for a while it's amazing how much weight you can load up onto the bar."

I pull my...
Forum: Fitness 11-09-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,077
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Referring to a "bodybuilding workout" is about as...

Referring to a "bodybuilding workout" is about as specific as saying that Crossfit is exercise.

Ralph is right.
Forum: Exercises 11-09-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"I have learned in biomechanics that this...

"I have learned in biomechanics that this movement does not strengthen the hamstrings at all because or there origin which is on the ishium(not the lumbar) it does put a lot of pressure on the lower...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-09-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,371
Posted By Andrew Nashel
This was an outstandingly good idea. I've...

This was an outstandingly good idea.

I've seen the Crossfit NC ads on spike multiple times. Perfect audience!
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By Andrew Nashel
One trip to the vet with my 65# training device...

One trip to the vet with my 65# training device could buy me about 1000#s of sandbags!
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,859
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Definately don't buy climbing holds at list...

Definately don't buy climbing holds at list price! (unless money is no object!)

I've bought about 200 over the years, but only when they were on sale -- and they do go on sale. Mountain gear,...
Forum: Community 10-22-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,756
Posted By Andrew Nashel
The kid is very strong. I know him from another...

The kid is very strong. I know him from another board. Probably stronger than many who criticize him. Has everone here pulled perfectly ever single time? Anyone who hasn't ever hitched probably...
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,467
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Some more marathon snark: ...

Some more marathon snark:
http://www.slate.com/id/2149867/?nav=tap3
Forum: Fitness 09-18-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,467
Posted By Andrew Nashel
I also think some folks here are confusing...

I also think some folks here are confusing running marathons with conventional training for running marathons. It's not a marathon or two or five that's the problem, it's the hundreds of miles of...
Forum: Fitness 09-18-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,467
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Bob, I think it's quite clear that many long,...

Bob, I think it's quite clear that many long, slow distance runners don't have most of the fitness attributes that Crossfitters desire.

I would also wager that a lot of the people here...
Forum: Exercises 09-13-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,918
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"When you look at your monitor you are looking at...

"When you look at your monitor you are looking at a 3 dimensional image. Same with a book, same with a piece of paper. Everything is a 3 dimensional image.

De Vany is a moron."

Before such...
Forum: Testimonials 09-11-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,344
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Anthony says: "Reed, I add some additional...

Anthony says:
"Reed, I add some additional lifting and perform the metcon WODs. I use a lift/metcon/metcon/off pattern. Seems to be working well!"

I don't think that "some" begins to describe...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2006, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,279
Posted By Andrew Nashel
What about waterproofing? Anyone have experience...

What about waterproofing? Anyone have experience with various materials outside?

I'm going to build a pressure treated base, but I'd prefer an untreated but sealed surface. I've never used MDF...
Forum: Fitness 08-29-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,799
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"Natural bodybuilders (the natural ones that are...

"Natural bodybuilders (the natural ones that are not on steroids) never approach the mass that our ahtletes do. They don't come close."

That's just not true. Not that many crossfitters are...
Forum: Fitness 08-29-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,138
Posted By Andrew Nashel
The really bad part about the societal pressures...

The really bad part about the societal pressures for weight and females is that "looks good" tends to get defined by people with no muscle. Of course they will weight very little at a given size. A...
Forum: Fitness 08-29-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,799
Posted By Andrew Nashel
"To be honest, I don't see the point in gaining...

"To be honest, I don't see the point in gaining that much muscle mass, because it slows you down and makes real-world situations much tougher (Running, Jumping, Punching, etc)."

Real-world...
Forum: Exercises 08-29-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,766
Posted By Andrew Nashel
Anthony P., why wouldn't speed PC work help the...

Anthony P., why wouldn't speed PC work help the deadlift?
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