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Forum: Fitness 02-28-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
I "take" Burgener Warmup, CFWU, Wall-Ball, 400m...

I "take" Burgener Warmup, CFWU, Wall-Ball, 400m run and jump-rope mixed in different proportions.
I noticed though that nothing gets me going like Burgener Warmup after prying open my eyes early...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Peter, Are you doing this to learn to rock...

Peter,
Are you doing this to learn to rock climb, or condition grip strength? I read in CFJ Coach recommended holds for specific conditioning...
In the first case the best option is to join the...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,762
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Just got my order in. What a great, painless...

Just got my order in.
What a great, painless shopping experience! The payment process and the follow-up shipment tracking is on par with and even better than Amazon - no infuriating clutter and...
Forum: Exercises 02-02-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,605
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Eh, this is to show just how litle time there...

Eh, this is to show just how litle time there is...

Wow, great info. Thank you guys!!!

I did order KBs after all, once the pressure to necessarily use them was off :-) They are in transit -...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-20-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,330
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Good question. I wanted to create an app to...

Good question. I wanted to create an app to track progress over a year (will post when done) and had the same problem. If ALL of the exercises were standard, then one could name them, many have...
Forum: Exercises 01-20-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,605
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Thank you, David. I only used a KB twice, once...

Thank you, David.

I only used a KB twice, once 20 y ago in USSR, and once a few months ago doing Helen, so not an expert, but it seems that CF met-con is far more comprehensive than if you just...
Forum: Exercises 01-20-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,605
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Hi everybody! Now that am totally immersed in...

Hi everybody!

Now that am totally immersed in Crossfit, the kettlebells come up in various posts, videos and CFJ quite often. Yet the WOD have no kettlebell-specific exercises.
I am a climber...
Forum: Exercises 11-09-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,759
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
I think the question is about the sequence of...

I think the question is about the sequence of exercises within a WOD, e.g. if Cindy as rx is {5 pull-up, 10 mpush up and 15 squat}, could one do {15 squat, 5 pullup, 10 pushup}?

I am somewhat...
Forum: Community 11-06-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
OK! Thank you so much Becca and Neal! I am...

OK!
Thank you so much Becca and Neal!
I am going to be there on 13-15. I still suck big time at Oly lifts and may go for a coaching session, schedule allowing. Otherwise might just stop by you...
Forum: Community 11-06-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Hi all. Will you please tell me where is the...

Hi all.

Will you please tell me where is the closest CF gym to Chatsworth, CA. Will be stuck there for 4 days.

Thank you in advance!
Forum: Exercises 09-27-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 31,099
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Jon, cool, that's what I thought, so I do just...

Jon, cool, that's what I thought, so I do just some ring PU every once in a while when "greasing the grove".

On the other hand a larger diameter bar is a new idea, definitely am going to set up as...
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 31,099
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
OK, is there any advantage to doing pull ups on a...

OK, is there any advantage to doing pull ups on a bar though? Does it train something that ring pull up does not? I rock climb and this is of particular interest to me.

Thanks.
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Per everybody's suggestions just got my first 30...

Per everybody's suggestions just got my first 30 secs of a handstand with heels touching the wall.
Boy, still seems like infinity from here. Roger was correct to say it might take years :-)
...
Forum: Exercises 09-15-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Aha, great! Thank you all. I somehow forgot...

Aha, great! Thank you all.

I somehow forgot about HSPU so was not practicing handstands. Doing cleans for CFWU helped immensely, so I am sure there will be progress with HS and HSPU too.
...
Forum: Exercises 09-15-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Just tried, I can stand for about 7 secs against...

Just tried, I can stand for about 7 secs against the wall with just feet touching, after which my butt/lower back start leaning against the wall and failing shortly after that.

I understand (just...
Forum: Exercises 09-15-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Hi. Are there any criteria to measure the...

Hi.

Are there any criteria to measure the capability for HSPU? To my newbie self it seems that one should be able to press body weight to do HSPU. Is this correct?

I can stand on hands,...
Forum: Starting 09-01-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Thanks, Joe. I think I found something. I am...

Thanks, Joe.
I think I found something. I am taking a week off - rest days haven't been enough last 2 weeks. After that I will try something I discovered from yesterday's WO, and post the results...
Forum: Starting 08-31-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Albert, thank you for the compilation! Ben,...

Albert, thank you for the compilation!

Ben, thanks for your response. OK, then what is the recommendation for say today's WO, do all the reps - it'd take me an hour, or cut? At this point I...
Forum: Starting 08-31-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
So how does one recognize a metcon from muscular...

So how does one recognize a metcon from muscular endurance WO?

Like what is today's WO - 5x(45#Thrusterx30, 30 L-PU)?
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,180
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
OK, the pipe idea worked. I used 1" white pipe -...

OK, the pipe idea worked. I used 1" white pipe - SCH 40 - because it was cheaper. The outside diameter is 1.25+ inches. I hung, i.e. dripped over a stretchy rope from a tree branch, then fed both...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,180
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Hello. What is the diameter of the average rope?...

Hello.
What is the diameter of the average rope? Also, what is the recommended diameter range?

I cannot afford a rope but thought that hanging PVC pipe from a tree could do - thread an old...
Forum: Fitness 08-11-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
OK, great. Thank you so much, Matthew! I also...

OK, great. Thank you so much, Matthew! I also read some older CFJ issues which helped a lot.

I actually gave it a try doing Elizabeth and understand much better now that there is a related...
Forum: Fitness 08-10-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,595
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Great, I logged in to ask the same question, and...

Great, I logged in to ask the same question, and it is not yet clear to me.
Let's go back a bit. So it seems there are three ways:
1. Go at the highest intensity with the prescribed load until...
Forum: Exercises 07-26-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,631
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
I cannot seem to understand the false grip. Will...

I cannot seem to understand the false grip. Will anybody please describe?

Rafael
Forum: Exercises 07-26-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By Rafael Haroutunian
Is it correct ro run 10K for a non-pro person...

Is it correct ro run 10K for a non-pro person with just a 100 cal sports drink beforehand? Or it is not important and is individual?

Thanks.
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