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Forum: Fitness 01-28-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By Brendan Melville
Weird looks from breathing hard? How about when...

Weird looks from breathing hard? How about when your supervisor walks in and your in the bottom of a pistol in the middle of the bathroom...

I...umm..dropped my keys...
Forum: Community 01-07-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By Brendan Melville
I'm pretty sure it's 100% bodyweight, 1 mile,...

I'm pretty sure it's 100% bodyweight, 1 mile, under 15 minutes.
Forum: Fitness 01-07-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,072
Posted By Brendan Melville
I don't think any of us compare to Russ. ...

I don't think any of us compare to Russ. Crossfit made him gain 12 inches...

Personally I don't want to gain weight, and Crossfit put me right where I was optimal, 6', 170, and slowly but surely...
Forum: Nutrition 01-05-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,581
Posted By Brendan Melville
Yeah, fish flavored oatmeal is not something I...

Yeah, fish flavored oatmeal is not something I look forward to in the morning.
Forum: Exercises 01-05-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,008
Posted By Brendan Melville
I do a complete rack, which turns the thruster...

I do a complete rack, which turns the thruster into a frontsquat-into-press, or a fully squating push-press. I find that holding the bar straight up and down causes the weight to be too far forward...
Forum: Nutrition 01-05-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,581
Posted By Brendan Melville
I switched from carlson's to costco. Carlson's...

I switched from carlson's to costco. Carlson's is great (especially the liquid form), but doing the math, you get like 7000 or more milligrams of omega-3s per dollar you spend if you go with the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,649
Posted By Brendan Melville
Iused to be picky on which side went where, then...

Iused to be picky on which side went where, then I gave up. I figure, once your snatch/clean form is perfect, it really doesn't matter which side is landing there (though I agree with you Eugene...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,353
Posted By Brendan Melville
My house is 1100 sq feet, it can fit in...

My house is 1100 sq feet, it can fit in there...twice! *drool*
Forum: Exercises 01-05-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,560
Posted By Brendan Melville
Ha, I sold my soul to the Devil for a better Fran...

Ha, I sold my soul to the Devil for a better Fran time.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,353
Posted By Brendan Melville
Your little girl's bike is a lot shinier than...

Your little girl's bike is a lot shinier than Eugene's.
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,560
Posted By Brendan Melville
You are evil Ian. Pure evil.

You are evil Ian. Pure evil.
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,572
Posted By Brendan Melville
If you look back through the past 1 or 2 months...

If you look back through the past 1 or 2 months of WODs, there have been several good videos demonstrating the pull of variations of cleans, as demonstrated by the lovely Burgeners.
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,181
Posted By Brendan Melville
Mikael, after giving it some thought and screwing...

Mikael, after giving it some thought and screwing around a bit myself, I think you should do as Coach Sommers says. The handstand and HSPUs will help with the shoulder and stability strength, but...
Forum: Fitness 01-03-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,015
Posted By Brendan Melville
My mom injured her back about ten years ago, and...

My mom injured her back about ten years ago, and was in such pain at one point that she could not function (sit, stand, walk) without using a TENS unit. It sounds like it differs from person to...
Forum: Community 01-03-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,108
Posted By Brendan Melville
Glad I'm not going then Jeff, uuuugly :-)

Glad I'm not going then Jeff, uuuugly :-)
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,181
Posted By Brendan Melville
My friend who did a lot of p-bars when he did...

My friend who did a lot of p-bars when he did gymnastics at a young age actually bends his arms BACKWARDS at the elbows. I guess that's technically "straight" for him now. It looks weird and...
Forum: Community 01-02-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,391
Posted By Brendan Melville
One thing is certain, the FBI will be screening...

One thing is certain, the FBI will be screening this for secret messages from OBL.
Forum: Community 01-02-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By Brendan Melville
I'm not going to the cert, so ha! Where...

I'm not going to the cert, so ha!

Where exactly are you located in NH Lynne? I'm home until mid January, and am dying to meet the other New Englander.

Drop me an email at bmelville@gmail.com ....
Forum: Exercises 01-02-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,181
Posted By Brendan Melville
Screw isoloation. I had this problem when I...

Screw isoloation. I had this problem when I first started planche progression. I figured it was lack of tricep or shoulder strength. Hand-stand push-ups to the rescue. I have done HSPU/hand-stand...
Forum: Fitness 01-02-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,150
Posted By Brendan Melville
Speaking of realistic goals, I may have to...

Speaking of realistic goals, I may have to rethink mine. It's not that they are too difficult to accomplish, it's that I look back and realize that I've only been doing Crossfit for almost a year,...
Forum: Competitions 12-31-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,554
Posted By Brendan Melville
I was going to do this one to ring in the new...

I was going to do this one to ring in the new year, but then I found burpees and l-pull-ups. We'll see how I feel!
Forum: Competitions 12-31-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,320
Posted By Brendan Melville
Show him a picture of Matt G with his shirt off.

Show him a picture of Matt G with his shirt off.
Forum: Fitness 12-31-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,327
Posted By Brendan Melville
Boss B is the best when it comes to flex-ability....

Boss B is the best when it comes to flex-ability. The bridge and split stuff is how I got to my flexibility now.
Forum: Competitions 12-30-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,320
Posted By Brendan Melville
Those last 4 must have killed him.

Those last 4 must have killed him.
Forum: Community 12-30-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,621
Posted By Brendan Melville
Breaking news, Indian man almost gets one...

Breaking news, Indian man almost gets one finger-tip push-up, 114 times!


Oh, oh wait, those are kipping push-ups.
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