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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-21-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,218
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Rhabdo

I have been CrossFitting for a long time. Since 2006. I gave myself Rhabdo from a workout last year.
In talking to Dr's here at my gym. Almost all athletes have had Rhabdo within their athletic...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-17-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,685
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Working out with clients

Even with experienced crossfitter, It it either good to have another trainer there as Damon said. Or you must be willing to sacrifice your time to keep one eye on those clients. If you see anything...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-17-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: What's in a Name?

Some CrossFit gyms were not CrossFit when they opened their doors. But then after finding CrossFit have decided to offer it and affiliate with CrossFit.

Others offer many types of different...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-16-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 64,321
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: How to have a successful CrossFit

Peter,
To start, the place looks great. It shows that there was a lot of thought into the place and it looks like you have a good crew there.

To come out and say that this how to have a successful...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-03-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,787
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: oly platforms or plywood running the width of the gym, what's best for your box?

We used tapcon screws into the concrete, to avoif them coming up.

http://www.concretescrews.com/ wfs

Here is a picture of our lifting...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-20-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Small Fish in Big Pond - NEW BOX?

Bigger is not always better. Embrace the differences. Run your gym the way you would like to see it grow.

If you work to be the best trainer you can be and give every clients all you can...you...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-28-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,282
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Fulltime Job and Crossfit gym

I have been open for a little less than 2 years. I work full time and also do some of the training along with administrative duties.

To start off, If you do not LOVE this you will never make it...
Forum: Competitions 09-23-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 168,136
Posted By Neil Khant
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-22-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,342
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: White Hat business or Shady MoFo

Get this settled and get back to work. This type of thing will do nothing but make both of your businesses look bad.

If you cannot come to an agreement with each other, then bring in others to take...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,508
Posted By Neil Khant
Kettleblocks

I'm not a fan of the powerblock, but this seemed interesting for the home guys.

I would probably not use these in my gym, but someone may find them...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,276
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Pendlay Bar - Flaking Chrome

Spoke to Glenn and do understand the situation better. Glenn was willing to refund the original amount of the Econ bar, even though it was never really given a warrantee. Based on the fact that...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,276
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Pendlay Bar - Flaking Chrome

Pendlay product are now owned by Muscle Driver...The email response I got and posted earlier in this thread was the response I got from what I believe to be the Muscle Driver representative.

As far...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Wright Medballs - how do they hold up?

He was asking how they hold up. I made it clear that 1:This is in a gym application and 2: That we slam them and are rough with them. Whether you are supposed to or not, a lot of people slam them...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Wright Medballs - how do they hold up?

In my gym we keep a roll of Gorilla tape handy since we do Slamballs with them. They will break open at the seems if you are really rough on them...like we are. But I hear dynamax balls will too.
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,276
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Pendlay Bar - Flaking Chrome

Here was the response I finally got from Muscle Driver (see below). At the cost that I am being quoted...I told them I would deal with it from here. I would be interested in what anyone else comes...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Beer Kegs as Plyo Boxes?

I'm with Matt, I think there are better objects to use as a plyo box.

Unless it's just so that you say you did it.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-24-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,848
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Thickness of Matting

to be blunt: what is the point of 1/4 inch? I will do NOTHING. Might as well just paint the floor black.

I'd recommend 3/4.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,015
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Bumper plate input

Garage gym has a video review of Bumpers:
http://www.theg2scart.com/CrossFit_Bumpers_Olympic_Plates_s/2.htm
WFS

Not makeing an endorcement over others, but I have Hi-Temp and like them.
Forum: Starting 01-26-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,718
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Men's Journal article

Well I just actually had x-rays taken of my shoulders and spine. I have not heard back from the doctor, but I had a Chiropractor member look at them.

He said that based on the curvature I may be...
Forum: Starting 01-25-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,718
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Men's Journal article

I was new back in 2006. Just to make clear, I had a long road to go. But I don't think there is a better way than CrossFit.

Flash forward to today.
I am the owner of CrossFit of Naperville.
I am...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,173
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Body fat %

This is covered: do a search. You may find it.

But the consensus is that all methods are flawed in some way or another.

The best answer I go when I asked this years ago:
Mirror test
Look in the...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 12-08-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,156
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: OLY in Illinois

I can't say enough about what this has done for our Olympic Lifting at CrossFit of Naperville.

Saturday December 19th 8AM-11AM
Naperville, Illinois

Please let Mike Know that you heard it through...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 12-08-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,184
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Crossfit-able gyms in Chicago?

There are 4 CrossFit gyms in Chicago and many in the suburbs.

I personally know the owners of Windy City CrossFit, CrossFit Chicago, and Atlas CrossFit. And have visited Windy City and Chicago many...
Forum: Community 12-04-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Olympic lifting Seminars in Illinois

Saturday December 19th 8AM-11AM
Naperville, Illinois

Please let Mike Know that you heard it through Neil Khant and CrossFit of...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-13-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,566
Posted By Neil Khant
Re: Affiliate--Classes @ more than one location?

This is typical...You want to make certain that your insurance company is OK with it.
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