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Forum: Digital Coaching 01-18-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ben Krey
Lifts looked solid, but I'm going to have to call...

Lifts looked solid, but I'm going to have to call you on a 3-plate violation, lol.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,237
Posted By Ben Krey
My wife loves me the too. She bought me an...

My wife loves me the too. She bought me an eleiko training bar for christmas.

Eugene, you are spoiled. I love it.

And Jeremy, at least it's victoria secret and not the robbery barn, lol.
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-11-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ben Krey
nice platforms

nice platforms
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,072
Posted By Ben Krey
Jason, when I started weightlifting (only a year...

Jason, when I started weightlifting (only a year ago), I approached it with the same line of thinking that you describe. That is the reason I lifted in Chucks for the first 3 months. After 9 months...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,072
Posted By Ben Krey
Nike frees have their place. If you are looking...

Nike frees have their place. If you are looking for stability, they are not the right shoe. Think of it this way... there is an inverse relationship between stability and mobility... increase one...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,072
Posted By Ben Krey
Got the adistar adidas from dynamic-eleiko.com ...

Got the adistar adidas from dynamic-eleiko.com

Love em. I started off lifting in Chuck Taylors for 3 months. Shoulda got the shoes sooner, but I still progressed over those 3 months... my form...
Forum: Injuries 01-09-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,297
Posted By Ben Krey
I think it is dangerous to get into a peen fight...

I think it is dangerous to get into a peen fight about which technique is superior. After all, two practitioners of the same technique are going to be completely different.
Having said that, I have...
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-06-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,275
Posted By Ben Krey
I saw the arm bend too. Lincoln, when you say...

I saw the arm bend too. Lincoln, when you say pulling too long, do you mean too slow? I don't see the fuss about wanting to "catch it low". It seems too many crossfitters are obsessed more with...
Forum: Injuries 01-04-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,297
Posted By Ben Krey
Wow, crossfit really is a good group of people. ...

Wow, crossfit really is a good group of people. I was expecting the kind of responses that you get on other strength and fitness message boards. You know, the roid rage ones, lol.

James, you...
Forum: Injuries 01-03-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,297
Posted By Ben Krey
I am a chiro as well and can understand some of...

I am a chiro as well and can understand some of the negative sentiment. Sorry you had such a bad experience, Paul, but no, as a whole, we are not more concerned with making money than helping...
Forum: Injuries 01-02-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,686
Posted By Ben Krey
or you could just use a tree. My favorite...

or you could just use a tree. My favorite though... doing bridges on a basketball, lol.
Forum: Injuries 01-02-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,297
Posted By Ben Krey
Does he want you to lay off for a while or stop...

Does he want you to lay off for a while or stop them forever? There is a big difference. Did you go to him with acute LBP? You said it wasn't an injury per se. Has he worked on you at all? Did...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-30-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By Ben Krey
Not sure how that could be offensive. I'm sure...

Not sure how that could be offensive. I'm sure nobody was offended though.

Burgener is a great friend to crossfit and accomplished Olympic Weightlifting coach. Also is listed on the homepage as...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-30-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By Ben Krey
http://www.mikesgym.org/gallery/gallery.php?show=g...

http://www.mikesgym.org/gallery/gallery.php?show=gallery&type=Video&gallery=Inst ructional (http://www.mikesgym.org/gallery/gallery.php?show=gallery&type=Video&gallery=Instructional)
Forum: Community 12-22-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,929
Posted By Ben Krey
Anything on form, technique, body position,...

Anything on form, technique, body position, posture, mechanics, strength, speed, intensity, or anything else you think we might need to know.

Also, things competitive O-lifters should do to...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-22-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,770
Posted By Ben Krey
I think the squats could certainly be a little...

I think the squats could certainly be a little lower, but all in all, pretty good form.
Trying to keep the upper body more upright would help I think. I couldn't see the position of the bar or...
Forum: Exercises 12-01-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,566
Posted By Ben Krey
I am 6' 190lbs and just recently got 220 for 2. ...

I am 6' 190lbs and just recently got 220 for 2. Not even close to 220x8... but sounds like a great challenge... I'd be up for it.

Your upper body is way stronger than mine if you can military...
Forum: Community 11-30-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,737
Posted By Ben Krey
my wife bought one of these for my kids when they...

my wife bought one of these for my kids when they were 5 and 2. I was mad at first because I thought it'd just be another white trash kid toy laying around. Turned out to be a blast for them. My...
Forum: Exercises 11-27-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By Ben Krey
Just thinking out loud here, but isn't the clean...

Just thinking out loud here, but isn't the clean part of the olympic clean&jerk going from the bottom up? When I backsquat, I try to keep the same posture & motion of the clean.
Also do stop...
Forum: Community 11-27-2005, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,263
Posted By Ben Krey
http://www.justgetunderit.com/ Mostly olympic...

http://www.justgetunderit.com/

Mostly olympic weightlifting. Every once in a while a crossfit workout gets thrown in.
Forum: Exercises 10-26-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ben Krey
Sounds like you are on the right track. Better...

Sounds like you are on the right track. Better pulling technique may be the issue. Where you meet the bar does depend on many factors including momentum and acceleration on the bar. This would...
Forum: Exercises 10-26-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ben Krey
IMO you should work on front squats and overhead...

IMO you should work on front squats and overhead squats to build confidence in the rock bottom positions. As you increase the weight, eventually you have to squat to catch the weight.

Another...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-23-2005, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,152
Posted By Ben Krey
Mike's Gym WOD (http://www.mikesgym.org/wod.php)...

Mike's Gym WOD (http://www.mikesgym.org/wod.php) Just scroll down.

copied and pasted from the website:

10-24-2005


we are going to a meet novermeber 5th in san diego. this next 2 wks will...
Forum: Community 10-12-2005, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,410
Posted By Ben Krey
Would this be a bad time for a "W" joke?

Would this be a bad time for a "W" joke?
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,045
Posted By Ben Krey
I second the vote for a D-ball and dumbells.

I second the vote for a D-ball and dumbells.
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