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Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,153
Posted By Adam Rooke
I have to disagree with a lot of what Rafael has...

I have to disagree with a lot of what Rafael has said there.

50 degrees is way to steep for almost anyone to train on, let alone a total beginer climber. 15/20 degrees would be a good overhang...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By Adam Rooke
I ordered from ringtraining and they came to my...

I ordered from ringtraining and they came to my door for about £45. Great investment.

(Message edited by adam rooke on January 03, 2007)
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,417
Posted By Adam Rooke
I posted this over on CF London as well, but will...

I posted this over on CF London as well, but will add it here again:

I got mine from www.fitness-superstore.co.uk (http://www.fitness-superstore.co.uk). I got 2 15kg bumpers and then made up the...
Forum: Exercises 11-23-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By Adam Rooke
Some pretty sick videos of campussing over at:...

Some pretty sick videos of campussing over at: https://www.moonclimbing.com/index.php?form_action=video&offset=60 (http://https://www.moonclimbing.com/index.php?form_action=video&offset=60) (work...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,285
Posted By Adam Rooke
I got 2 of these 15kg bumper plates:...

I got 2 of these 15kg bumper plates: http://www.fitness-superstore.co.uk/__12_product_info3_asp2_5_prdID4_31767_prdNa me47_Bumper%20Olympic%20Discs%20%28Rubber%20Edged%290.html...
Forum: Starting 11-21-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,955
Posted By Adam Rooke
I started crossfit 6 months or so and climbing...

I started crossfit 6 months or so and climbing for the last 4 years. If you search www.rockclimbing.com (http://www.rockclimbing.com) (work safe etc) about crossfit you will find that the people...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-09-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,327
Posted By Adam Rooke
Its hard to become a crossfit certified...

Its hard to become a crossfit certified instructor over here, you have to go all the way to america for it. Think there are only a few people in the UK: Davie, Andrew, Karl, Kempie and Mark Beck? One...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-09-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,327
Posted By Adam Rooke
Unfortunately, there is no home for Crossfit...

Unfortunately, there is no home for Crossfit London at the moment, it is very much a community based affiliate. The seminar is on the 25th November, not sure if your around then, but you could email...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-09-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,327
Posted By Adam Rooke
There's a bunch of us over at...

There's a bunch of us over at www.crossfitlondon.com (http://www.crossfitlondon.com) if you haven't seen that already. Classes were running weekly, but it was hard for a large number of people to get...
Forum: Fitness 11-07-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,926
Posted By Adam Rooke
In a simmilar vein, Ranulph Feinnes and Mike...

In a simmilar vein, Ranulph Feinnes and Mike Stroud did 7 marathons in seven days on seven continents. More impressive giving that Feinnes is well over 60 and had heart surgery a few months before!
Forum: Workout Logs 11-06-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,205
Posted By Adam Rooke
Go to...

Go to http://crossfitlondon.com/blogs/mike-j/2292#comment-3750

And you will be able to comment in mike j's blog, who is one of the guys who organises them.
Forum: Workout Logs 11-06-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,205
Posted By Adam Rooke
Just noticed that your from manchester. There is...

Just noticed that your from manchester. There is a group of mancs that meet up for workouts every now and again over at www.crossfitlondon.com (http://www.crossfitlondon.com) if your interested.
...
Forum: Exercises 11-06-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
I have just become a boulderer again. During the...

I have just become a boulderer again. During the summer I was a routes man. Most of the summer was spent training for a trip to Spain, with about 4 sessions a week of lapping routes. The sessions...
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
I have climbed with a lot of good climbers. We...

I have climbed with a lot of good climbers. We are talking V13/8c good. The best ones climb the most statically, be it on a redpoint or a flash attempt. I think we will have to agree to disagree.
...
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2006, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
Chris is a genetic freak. Anyone seen the 9a+ dws...

Chris is a genetic freak. Anyone seen the 9a+ dws that he put up? absolutely nuts.

If you look at how he does the route, there is one move in there that my be helped by kipping, the slap at the...
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
I meant in terms of bouldering, sorry if I did...

I meant in terms of bouldering, sorry if I did not make that clear. Obviously, it does build a lot of co-ordination useful for other activites, but not something that will help with climbing.
...
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
edit: double post. (Message edited by adam...

edit: double post.

(Message edited by adam rooke on November 05, 2006)
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
Look at this video of Rich Simpson (work safe...

Look at this video of Rich Simpson (work safe etc.): https://www.moonclimbing.com/index.php?form_action=video_detail&video_id=55&offs et=48...
Forum: Exercises 11-04-2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,295
Posted By Adam Rooke
Totally agree with your line of thinking Todd. I...

Totally agree with your line of thinking Todd. I started Crossfit 3 or so months ago with a very healthy base of dead hang numbers, 18. As I am primarily a climber, I ignored kipping as deadhang...
Forum: Starting 10-30-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By Adam Rooke
Think you may mean Johan? Here's a link to his...

Think you may mean Johan? Here's a link to his profile, you will be able to send him an email from there: http://www.crossfit.com/cgi-bin/discus/board-profile.cgi?action=view_profile&pro...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,787
Posted By Adam Rooke
ebay is always worth a look. They may not be the...

ebay is always worth a look. They may not be the same quality as metolious holds, but they will definitely do the job for you at a much cheaper price.

Search www.rockclimbing.com...
Forum: Exercises 10-13-2006, 07:10 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 125,265
Posted By Adam Rooke
aye seconded about the spm. I feel much more in...

aye seconded about the spm. I feel much more in control keeping the rate low, but with big powerful strokes rather than going 45+spm with short, half-arsed strokes.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,783
Posted By Adam Rooke
not sure but I have bookmarked the site if I ever...

not sure but I have bookmarked the site if I ever need any:happy:£5 shipping, can't go wrong with that.

It may be worth having a chat with Davie who has also set up a facility in scotland -...
Forum: Exercises 09-23-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 125,265
Posted By Adam Rooke
I normally do my rows at a drag factor of 125 -...

I normally do my rows at a drag factor of 125 - roughly what it should be at according to my weight. This turns out so that the rower is generally set around 7ish, although it varies quite a lot from...
Forum: Testimonials 09-21-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,329
Posted By Adam Rooke
looks a lot smoother than when I got my one...

looks a lot smoother than when I got my one yesterday - that was accompanied with a lot of grunting and kicking legs:happy:strong work.

(Message edited by adam rooke on September 21, 2006)
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