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Forum: Competitions 12-14-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 25,676
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Games Move to Madison

Glad they are moving, first step to eventually holding the games outside of the USA
Forum: Competitions 07-23-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 48,851
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2016 Games Banter...starting off with Murph

everyone keeps saying Bridges is a small athlete and boohoo...

his listed weight is 170-175...at 5'5...

Mat Fraser 5'7/190
Scott Panchik 5'9/187
Ben Smith 5'11/195
Alex Anderson 5'10/210
Alex...
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 48,851
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2016 Games Banter...starting off with Murph

Those aren't the full events, they are just quick recaps.



my surprise that she didn't win it again
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 48,851
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2016 Games Banter...starting off with Murph

some surprising finishes some not so much. (not surprising bridges on murph, surprising briggs on murph)

holding out for the programming to get better/more interesting/exciting.

fairly tight race...
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 48,851
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2016 Games Banter...starting off with Murph

As a non USA resident I have to say coverage and options to watch REALLY are horrible this year.

I couldn't watch anything live and I still can't watch events that have happened already...speaking...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Flat soled training shoes

haha ya I know, they max out at like size 8 in mens....
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Flat soled training shoes

Steven YES those, nowhere to be found, in Canada.

Stacy I've never liked Pumas I find the sole to narrow (my foot is wider)

Rob: Vans are cheap here! But I'm not a fan of them for training, more...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Flat soled training shoes

So I am looking for a flat shoe to train in (no running, I've got nike frees for that) I've got oly shoes, but am looking for a flat soled shoe that doesn't compress much. I am not a fan of chucks...
Forum: Fitness 07-11-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,931
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Is this stupid?

at first you might slide backwards a bit, but your body will get used to the increased demand, and you'll get back to where you were/surpass if you have your recovery in check.

Also recommend...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,909
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Looking for shoe input and suggestions

So you used to train in chucks...is it safe to say you do more straight up lifting/barbell work than running, etc?

what I'm trying to get at is what exactly is the shoe going to be used for?
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Again Faster KB's

Again Faster seems to be going through some issues/trouble in this last year...don't know what's going on with them.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,399
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Home Equipment

I wouldn't get such a low weight rated bench, why bother buying it when you can spend your money elsewhere, on something you might use more.

On the other hand, saying you've benched once at crossfit...
Forum: Nutrition 01-07-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,901
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Proper Body Weight Gain?

I am surprised no one mentioned this, but do you have a goal amount of lbs in mind?

to me that's where you'd want to start, identifying goals, which in this case is how much weight do you want to...
Forum: Fitness 11-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,498
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: what is your deadlift and power clean?

Deadlift 590
Power Clean 225
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 38,709
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Paleo Diet and "skinny fat"

Not to be a d!ck but yes your numbers went up, congrats on that seriously...but you want to look like guys who are heavier than you/carry more muscle vs fat than you AND who are stronger...Look at...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,717
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Do not order from therepublicofsport.ca. They are a scam.

Unfortunately we don't have to many options here up north so sometimes we have to make do. Because of that many subpar companies are still thriving here.

I can honestly say I do NOT like XTCfitness....
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 172,797
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: Nike Metcon

You would hate to see prices for these shoes outside of the states!

I haven't bought any training/sports shoes for less than 100$ since I was in HS...

Glad to see Nike is bringing up their training...
Forum: Competitions 05-27-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 483,310
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

Totally correct. I am speaking more from a powerlifting background, the form vs standards are kind of the same thing in that realm...I mean other than say rounded back deadlifting, and some stuff...
Forum: Competitions 05-27-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 483,310
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

Just because you give no reps doesn't mean you like giving no reps...I don't like to...but if I see someone who's form is ***** then no way am I counting it...
Forum: Competitions 05-26-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 483,310
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

I will say it depends what kind of training session I have upcoming:

- Powerlifting training = no music or metal (I can't even hear the music when i'm IN IT and going heavy)
- Bodybuilding training...
Forum: Competitions 05-25-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 483,310
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

Blair, because they had crappy form or because it didn't look like a sumo??

From the looks of it some people need to go back and learn what a sumo DL high pull is...


Who was announcing for the...
Forum: Competitions 05-23-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 483,310
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

What is the standard for the Sumo deadlift high pull because some people are not really doing sumo pulls...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,027
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Where to get Gym Posters & Flags

Hey just wanting to "set the tone" and get a little extra motivation for my basement gym, and one way obviously is to put up some flags and posters/pictures, so I am wondering where you guys got...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,689
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: FINALLY my home gym edition 1

I've admitted that knurling is definitely subjective.

definitely no grip issues, I can hold quite more than I can deadlift...

its not necessarily a matter of needing sharper, but a matter of...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,689
Posted By Drew Cloutier
Re: FINALLY my home gym edition 1

Alex....that's exactly what I did...

I train and compete in powerlifting...therefore I bought a bar advertised for powerlifting that has actually been used in a State powerlifting championship...

I...
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