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Forum: Competitions 02-13-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,921
Posted By Gordon Limb
Re: Painstorm - February '10

Decided to mix this up (round splits are after each round):
Clean and Jerk 145lb x 7 3:00
Snatch 100lb x 10 2:57
Double Kettlebell clean and press (2x35lb) x 14 3:00
Kettlebell snatch 53lb x 20...
Forum: Competitions 02-09-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,431
Posted By Gordon Limb
Re: Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships 2008

Awesome work, mate. Congrats.

Gordo
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,906
Posted By Gordon Limb
Talking Re: Adult Fitness Playground

http://www.amazon.com/Playground-Equipment-Do-Yourself-Indestructible/dp/0899501044 (w/f safe) is another source to dream from. Most of the things can be "scaled" to bigger kids (adult...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,849
Posted By Gordon Limb
Re: Looking for a couple bars - get 2 mens? or 1 mens and 1 womens? or 2 womens?

I have a pendaly bar and a pendlay junior (10 kg) bar. The 10 kg bar is the same diamater as the women's, just 5 kg less. I have been very happy with both, and use the women's bar quite a bit when...
Forum: Competitions 09-03-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,993
Posted By Gordon Limb
Re: Painstorm XXIX

BW 158
DL 155
first half (20-15) push-ups on rings, second half "normal"
DB power cleans (from deck) 40# DBs

47:15

30 seconds slower than the last time (Tuesday), but last time was all floor...
Forum: Competitions 07-01-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,274
Posted By Gordon Limb
Wearing 20# vest, pushing 3 year old son in...

Wearing 20# vest, pushing 3 year old son in jogging stroller
“Cindy Style”
50:21
First mile 8:00, second 8:45

Gordo
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By Gordon Limb
Guessing that this will eventually make its way...

Guessing that this will eventually make its way to equipment, but for my money, I would stick with www.therubberman.com (http://www.therubberman.com) (w/f safe). Alf has been a great supporter of...
Forum: Competitions 06-30-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,274
Posted By Gordon Limb
Kempie, Welcome to the kipping club. Game on!...

Kempie,
Welcome to the kipping club. Game on!

Gordo
Forum: Workout of the Day 06-24-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,194
Posted By Gordon Limb
I keep the warmup just as randomly varied as the...

I keep the warmup just as randomly varied as the WoDs - with some focus on whatever my weak point is.

For now, I am rowing 2k or running 2.5k, some walking lunges, muscle-ups, kb swings and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 06-24-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 110,423
Posted By Gordon Limb
Been doing crossfit for 2+ years now, and like...

Been doing crossfit for 2+ years now, and like Jeff, didn't think it was anything that special. I heard about it from an out of shape guy at work who thougt it would be "right up your alley".
Used...
Forum: Competitions 06-23-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,213
Posted By Gordon Limb
Laura, Glad you have made it off the porch and...

Laura,
Glad you have made it off the porch and played with the big dawgs. Problem is now there is no going back to the "pack"

Thruster - 5
Pull-up - 7
Clean - 3
Ring Dip - 6
Deadlift...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,790
Posted By Gordon Limb
Luke, I did something similar to my last house...

Luke,
I did something similar to my last house while I was living in the UK. I ended up going 12' high with 4' in the ground using 3x4 posts (75x100mm). The distance between the posts was 4' and...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,552
Posted By Gordon Limb
I have made a box on wheels similar to Ahmik's...

I have made a box on wheels similar to Ahmik's posts, and I had a hand in creating Kempie's. I recently picked up some moving dollies from harbor freight www.harborfreight.com...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,283
Posted By Gordon Limb
If you have a hallway, this may be a better (and...

If you have a hallway, this may be a better (and more stable) option. For about 30 bucks at home depot/lowe's. Measure the width in between, have them cut the pipe and thread it (take into account...
Forum: Competitions 04-05-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,468
Posted By Gordon Limb
BWT 154 95 lb Power Snatch 105 reps in 24:50 ...

BWT 154
95 lb Power Snatch 105 reps in 24:50
My plan was to snatch until I missed, then move to clean and jerk (figured around 50 or so). I hit 50 reps at about 10:30. I "reset" my position...
Forum: Competitions 03-21-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,468
Posted By Gordon Limb
I'm up for part of the experiment. I have been...

I'm up for part of the experiment. I have been "flirting with Linda" trying to find the sweet spot for max power by adjusting the load, but increasing the reps to get similar tonnage. I am still...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,798
Posted By Gordon Limb
John, When you get ready to go down the...

John,
When you get ready to go down the kettlebell purchase route, have a look at previous threads on this topic. For what it's worth, I have a 24kg from RKC, a 16kg and 20kg from Ader, and a pair...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,849
Posted By Gordon Limb
Ryan, What didn't you like about the split pad...

Ryan,
What didn't you like about the split pad design? This is also on my "wish list", but probably after a Concept II...

I agree with the service that Allison provides - my rubber hex...
Forum: Testimonials 03-21-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,252
Posted By Gordon Limb
Chris, Jordan - nice work. I started my...

Chris, Jordan - nice work.

I started my wife on the Starting Strength Program today, but it is going to be challenging since I have to try and entertain a toddler while coaching her at the same...
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,233
Posted By Gordon Limb
You may try mixed grip (one overhand, one...

You may try mixed grip (one overhand, one underhand) ala deadlift. I tend to do this, breaking up the sets to change grips even if I can complete the full set. That, and more pull-ups.
Forum: Competitions 03-05-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gordon Limb
sorry, it was 45 lb for the dumbbell thrusters...

sorry, it was 45 lb for the dumbbell thrusters vice 40 lb.

Karl, no worries on freaking out the neighbors - I don't have any window coverings yet! The harley will do it's bit tomorrow morning...
Forum: Competitions 03-05-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By Gordon Limb
Broke in the new garage gym yesterday with this. ...

Broke in the new garage gym yesterday with this. I think the neighbors are a little skeptical about the new guy on the block.
Used 40 lb dumbbells for the thrusters
Used 115 lb for the cleans...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,678
Posted By Gordon Limb
Something that I have done to keep myself from...

Something that I have done to keep myself from going nuts threading the strap through the rings is purchase a pair of motorcycle tie down straps (the ones they loop over the handle bars) and a pair...
Forum: Competitions 02-19-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By Gordon Limb
Ran this today, after buying a few hundred pounds...

Ran this today, after buying a few hundred pounds worth of steel to rebuild my home gym.

Hang 1:00
Squat Bottom 1:00

Sprint 200m
20 Ball clean thrusters 20# ball
20 Clapping push-ups ...
Forum: Fitness 01-28-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,990
Posted By Gordon Limb
Try a couple of Painstorms if you are trying to...

Try a couple of Painstorms if you are trying to forge mental toughness.

I also came from a running background (several marathons/triathalons under my belt). The previous comment regarding no...
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