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Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,631
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Buying first bar: Rogue Ohio vs Chan Bar

Hey Marshall,

Not sure how useful my comment will be, because i have only really used my own Pendley nb bar, my own Chan bar, and the rogue bars at my crossfit box. I originally picked up the Chan...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,631
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Buying first bar: Rogue Ohio vs Chan Bar

I have the chan bar (can't really comment on the ohio bar). But I was looking for a bar with centre knurling because I already have pendlay bearing bar.

I actually really like the chan bar,...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,960
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Question/comment for Rogue

Drew,

As a fellow Canadian, I do agree that some of rogues shipping is getting out of hand (like they are now charging $5 for shipping for each t-shirt; even when its part of a big order).
...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,118
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Girlfriend Just bought me a W-4

I am not really so sure why you would want so many stations (other than the 6' is a bit more room to hang rings). We have the wall mount rig at the box i am currently going to and no one really every...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-07-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013

Strenght
Deadlifts 5 x 4 @ 75% Rest 2min
Did at 225lb (didn't want to injure my lower back like last time)

WOD
8 Rounds of each (8min total time) for Max Reps ...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-07-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Strength
E2MOM for 20 min
Power Snatch x 2

Worked way up to 125lb

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Forum: Workout Logs 10-07-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Monday, September 30, 2013

Strength
E3MOM for 15min

Front Squat x 3 @ 75%

Did them at 175lb (but with 2 sec pauses at the bottom)

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Forum: Equipment 09-13-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,581
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Cyclone Speed Rope, Rx Jump Rope, SR-1 Speed Rope, etc.?

Jump rope is more of a preference thing, so it wil differ person to person.

I have both the rogue S-1 and Rx jump ropes. Personally I perfer the Rx jump ropes a bit more (it could be, just because...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Monday, September 10, 2013

Strength
20 min to build to a heavy hang snatch
65lb, 65lb, 95lb, 95lb, 115lb, 115lb, 135lb, 135lb, 145lb, 155lb, 165lb (attempt but fail)

(note: previous snatch PR...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-11-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Monday, September 9, 2013

Strength
Bulgarian Split Squat 5x5 (back rack, 2 min rest between sets)

bar, 65lb, 95lb, 95lb, 95lb

WOD
5 Rounds for Time:
20 Kettlebell Swings at 32kg
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Equipment Opinions help!

Option E) Make sure you buy equipmet in prority.

1 - Get a decent barbell around $300, you don't really need an expensive bearing barebell unless you are only using it of olympic lifts (even then,...
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,095
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: C&J PR (195) and Snatch PR (155) Check

Actually that "lean back on the second pull" has been something I have been working on since I took that video. I found that as I got heavy, I was bring the bar out from causing me to jump fowad. Now...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,675
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Best place to buy stall mats in Alberta, Canada

I was looking into building a olympic platform, and I found this company. They sell gator flooring in roles (a pretty thick stuff too upto 1/2"). They seemed really helpful too. As soon as I sent...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-02-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Monday, September 2, 2013

WOD:
Hotshots 19
6 Rounds For Time:
30 Squats
135lb Power Clean 19
7 Strict Pull Ups
400m run
Forum: Workout Logs 08-29-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

August 28, 2013

Skill:
E3MOM for 18min Work on Jerk (start from gound)

135lb, 135, 155, 155, 185, 200 (got the clean, but hit chin on the way up on the jerk... missing the jerk).

Skill 2:...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,111
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: rogue ballistic block

Or you could just get a durable bag and stick a boulder inside and tie it up. If you hit that bolder every single day with your hammer, one day you will have a free sand bag!
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,507
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Importance of specific barbells?

As Cody mentioned. You can do dead lifts and squats, with any bar even a heavy stick. Olympic lifts are where a more specific bar are desired. With Oympic lifts you want bars with good spin, and its...
Forum: Starting 08-25-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,838
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Need oly seminars or coach please, can't afford a box yet!

As I usually mention in most of my posts, nothing beats learning/training in a quality crossfit box. However, as you mentioned training at a box just isn't feasible for you right now.

I am...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,853
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Knee Sleeves

There are also Tommy Kono Knee Sleeves.

I like Tommy Kono knees sleeves alot, really good to use when doing olympic lifts and squats.

However, I wouldn't use them for metacons, as your knee...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,684
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Gloves?

Sorry I meant kettlebell cleans, not barbell cleans. sorry for the mix up.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,684
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Gloves?

I second that. I normally use gloves when I am doing kettlebell snatchs or cleans. We had a Wod one day, which had kettlebell snatches and pull ups. And I found the pull ups just awful.

I know of...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-16-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Strength:
20min to build to a Squat Clean PR
(Current PR is 195lb)

155lb, 155, 155, 175, 190, 200lb (5 x fails)

WOD:
Elizabeth
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,634
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: New Reebok Oly Lifter Plus?

I find th Reebok Oly Plus is a bit more stiffer than the previous Reebok lifters. That may be due to the the lower strap (which i find actually makes a difference in comparision to the Nikes...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-15-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,178
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: Brian Liang CrossFit Log

Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Strength:
20 Deadlifts @185#

Complete.

Mobility:
Accumulate 5 minutes in Bridge Up
Forum: Digital Coaching 08-15-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,095
Posted By Brian Liang
Re: C&J PR (195) and Snatch PR (155) Check

Thanks Jeff for all these great small pointers advice. This was exactly what I was looking for. Some small tweeks that I can adjust/incorporate into my movements. I have been rushing my setup lately,...
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