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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,252
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: Rower, good deal?

Wow I didn't realize this place has died.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,252
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Rower, good deal?

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/spo/6202139427.html

I know nothing about these, do they have a lot that could break down? I don't compete so I can use a timer on my phone. Just want to be able to...
Forum: Fitness 04-19-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,014
Posted By Kevin Johnson
fitness for a 3 yr old. just keep them outside?

our son just turned 3, i have a garage gym and have loved that he has been able to watch me and mimmicks the movements i do. im more of a 531 / sprints and sled drag kinda person over xfit, but it...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: garage ceiling trusses and oly ring mount?

just curious, since i have ceiling trusses, would i be better off mounting a wall pullup bar to the wall studs instead? surely they are sturdier?
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: garage ceiling trusses and oly ring mount?

that article was about drilling into joists, though, which everything says is fine to drill into. not to mention, i have no clue how he was able to fit his drill all the way through that tiny hole,...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: garage ceiling trusses and oly ring mount?

so i just spoke with a construction worker who was working on the same model as our house (new community) and he seemed to believe it wouldnt be a problem drilling into the trusses, but i am also not...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kevin Johnson
garage ceiling trusses and oly ring mount?

So my plan was to drill into our garage ceiling and install olympic rings...thank goodness I didn't just go out and do it right away after watching video instructions on how to do it, as they leave...
Forum: Fitness 06-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,556
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Has anyone built a size that looks like you lift via crossfit?

I'm not coming on here to bash crossfit, in fact I actually really like the idea of it. It is right up my alley as I feel I am always conflicting with myself as to what I want (I used to run xc/track...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,341
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Did I put this "floss" band on too tight?

Basically I bought a 29x2.3 inner tube, cut it in half, and used it starting yesterday on my elbow. However, the 3rd time using it and taking it through the ROM, a split was created in the band when...
Forum: Injuries 02-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Elbow pain getting bad when doing any press

Okay so basically, I'm not really a crossfitter. More of a 5/3/1 just training for life type person. That said I know you guys seem to know or be on the forefront of mobility and injury recovery, so...
Forum: Fitness 07-10-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Are some people just better suited for a upper/lower style training?

I'm just wondering, are some people just better off, for whatever reason, doing a simple upper/lower say 5/3/1 style program with the occasional conditioning
workout thrown in? I'm just wondering...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,537
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: ok, what size inov-8's should I get?

oh wow, just saw the same site has the nb minimus for cheaper, perhaps it'd be best to go to a local store tomorrow and size them and buy them online lol.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,537
Posted By Kevin Johnson
ok, what size inov-8's should I get?

Ok so I'm getting all into this. I bit the bullet and purchased the oly lifters. Now I'd like to get some inov-8's for my wife and i. I'm just not sure what size to get for us.

If it helps, I wear a...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,131
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: Explain why I need oly shoes again?

well i just tried some on at a nearby store, and while they were a half size too big, i don't think i would have bought them anyways. when i went into a full squat, then again with just bare feet, i...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: new shoes for my wife?

but how about them holding up over 3 years? theyre still in tact, but i'm wondering if they are shot w/ out enough protection for her anymore. that said, i know the whole purpose is for them to be...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kevin Johnson
new shoes for my wife?

my wife has had a pair of the New Balance Minimus shoes for the last three years. she has used them a lot and I want to get her new shoes but she says hers are fine. since these are minimalist shoes...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,131
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Explain why I need oly shoes again?

Ok, I guess I understand why, as they put your body in a better position for squatting and such, and help your feet from moving "across" I guess is the word (I did experience this when lifting heavy...
Forum: Digital Coaching 07-07-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,565
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: oh sq / muscle up practice. critique, please

thanks! i have a basketball court nearby that's never used so i can attach the rings to that.

and the back squat to push press makes sense.
Forum: Digital Coaching 07-07-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,565
Posted By Kevin Johnson
oh sq / muscle up practice. critique, please

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8olwxPkwTs&feature=youtube_gdata

wanted to get some oh sq and mu practice in yesterday afternoon. couple things i'm wondering...

1) i notice a weird dip in my lower...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,063
Posted By Kevin Johnson
speed ball jump ropes...worth it?

http://www.jumpnrope.com/speedballs.htm

i feel like these could be home made. does anyone have experience with these or see them as something beneficial? i'm sucking at jump rope, and wondering if...
Forum: Exercises 07-07-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,416
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: is my jump rope too advanced, or do i just suck?

i think it is sized correctly. i looked at a video from rogue and they suggested standing on the rope and making sure it goes to about armpit level.

no, i did not let it hang straight. is it too...
Forum: Exercises 07-07-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,416
Posted By Kevin Johnson
is my jump rope too advanced, or do i just suck?

http://www.maverickathleticcompany.com/shop/131-jump-ropes/195-ultra-speed-cable-jump-ropes

that's the jump rope i have. it was sent to me for free because a few yrs ago the shipment i ordered ran...
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-07-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,034
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: doing my first fran today

Thanks for the honest comments. Yeah, at first when I watched it I was thinking wow, it sure felt like I was going higher w/ my barbell push than that! lol. Time to go back for something to work on :)
Forum: Fitness 07-06-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,095
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: Why absolute strength isn't everything for a crossfit athlete

haven't read article yet, but i don't believe this to be entirely true. at 170 lbs i have deadlifted 500 and squatted 435 and can run a 5:30 mile currently, but if a wod called for double unders,...
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-06-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,034
Posted By Kevin Johnson
Re: doing my first fran today

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihHe354dCAE&feature=youtube_gdata
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