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Forum: Injuries 02-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,271
Posted By William Brownley
Re: hand injury

That is a great idea! Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Injuries 02-04-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,271
Posted By William Brownley
hand injury

I broke my left hand (thank god) pretty badly. I am know out of the cast and allowed to sweat for the first time in weeks. However--I cannot do anything to challenge my left hand--from x-rays the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-24-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,753
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Best all round' athletes other than x-fitters

Rugby--hands down.

1. Must be able to sprint

2. Must be able to shift

3. Must be able to keep going without a break for two 40 minute halves.

4. Must have explosive strength (lift another...
Forum: Fitness 12-24-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,144
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Mainsite "True" Sprints

Interesting comments re: rugby. I agree that sprints for distances 200 meters and less could and should be either programmed or added to your program.

As for rugby--I have found that for all...
Forum: Fitness 04-29-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Rugby and youth training

thanks for all the wisdom and insight here--I appreciate it everyone--thanks, Bill
Forum: Fitness 04-28-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Rugby and youth training

Thanks Brian--I guess I should have known that. What by the way is CFSB? Thanks, Bill
Forum: Fitness 04-27-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By William Brownley
Rugby and youth training

I am a rugby player (tight five) whose 16 year old son has "evolved" (as my wife and back buddies put it) to play scrumhalf. Think point guard or quarterback sort of for none rugby players. He is...
Forum: Community 04-23-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,297
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Music and workouts

Jason--being lazy, and not having a lot of free time--either reason will serve, I was looking to see if someone had compiled the "greatest CF hits" somewhere that Icould simply pull or buy. Hope...
Forum: Community 04-23-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,297
Posted By William Brownley
Music and workouts

Two questions--and I am not sure this is the right thread.
1. Is it generally agreed that music improves workouts and
2. Is there place to get tracks/CDs (showing my age) of the music we hear on...
Forum: Fitness 04-12-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,678
Posted By William Brownley
Re: Legs like lead -- Old Boy rugger looking for advice

Milan is right--in modern rugby we expect the tight five to cover the middle half of the field approximately (viewed long ways). When you do that as opposed to trying to chase everything everywhere...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,073
Posted By William Brownley
I purchased an again faster bar from Jon--great...

I purchased an again faster bar from Jon--great service, a man; who does what he says he is going to do. Very high praise. Bill
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,261
Posted By William Brownley
Let me second all of the posts--great plates,...

Let me second all of the posts--great plates, great service--thanks, Alf. Bill
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By William Brownley
Thanks all--good advice as always. Bill

Thanks all--good advice as always. Bill
Forum: Community 03-11-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,961
Posted By William Brownley
I see a lot of dog pictures on crossfit, so I...

I see a lot of dog pictures on crossfit, so I wonder what kind of dogs folks have, and if they train with them. We have 4 boxers--or they have us, I am never entirely sure. I will take one or two...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,895
Posted By William Brownley
I think Kettle Bells are fun, and enjoy using...

I think Kettle Bells are fun, and enjoy using them--when I do it right. However, for the true experts and bio-mechanical types out there--is there any true functional difference between using...
Forum: Community 03-11-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,133
Posted By William Brownley
Well, I want to see the movie, as do my sons. ...

Well, I want to see the movie, as do my sons. However, my 14 year old asked for the 300 comic book--or whatever you are supposed to call a $25.00 comic book hard bound--after having read Gates of...
Forum: Fitness 03-07-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,055
Posted By William Brownley
Darrell, in agreement with all above--although it...

Darrell, in agreement with all above--although it might be in your golf swing as well. However (I am a 9) changing your swing in an effective way may take more time and practice than is reasonable,...
Forum: Community 03-06-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,678
Posted By William Brownley
One old but good Springsteen song which seems...

One old but good Springsteen song which seems particularly well suited to CF--"No Retreat, No Surrender".
Forum: Injuries 03-05-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,539
Posted By William Brownley
I second Andy's opinion--see a doctor. Neck,back...

I second Andy's opinion--see a doctor. Neck,back and eye popping stuff is nothing to fool around with. Sometimes delaying makes things much worse. Thanks, Bill
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-05-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,140
Posted By William Brownley
Andy--you must be a stud assuming most props...

Andy--you must be a stud assuming most props weigh at least 215. Or, you are a stud to play prop at less than 215. Darrell--thanks for the advice--I couldn't figure out if this one was MetCon or...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-05-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,140
Posted By William Brownley
I haven't tried to do this one because I was out...

I haven't tried to do this one because I was out of town, no internet and made up my own. However, I thought 30 BW BPs was a lot, but just attributed it to my own weakness. Then I was looking at...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-05-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,615
Posted By William Brownley
Thursday March 1--rest day Friday March...

Thursday March 1--rest day
Friday March 2---Rippetoe strength wo 1, with CF WU. Working weights for Squat--205, Bench, 185, Dead Lift 275, do grip.
Saturday--a CF WU (in hotel), 50 dumbell...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,261
Posted By William Brownley
No Michael--I didn't understand Paul's joke, and...

No Michael--I didn't understand Paul's joke, and thus was afraid I didn't understand how good the deal was. I am actually in the process of taking advantage of this deal. I continue to be...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,261
Posted By William Brownley
I hate it when the smart jokes go right over my...

I hate it when the smart jokes go right over my head.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,261
Posted By William Brownley
I am hearing that this is not a good deal? ...

I am hearing that this is not a good deal? Thanks, Bill
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