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Forum: Community 03-21-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 78,494
Posted By Brian White
Re: Top t-shirt ideas

Crossfit Central Scotland has a couple of really good ones:

"Suck it Up, Buttercup"

and

"Train Your Body, Not Your Ego"
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By Brian White
Re: Recommendation for Gym Equippment Source

Trey,

Sounds like you've got a good line on most of the "commercial" equipment you need. Don't overlook your friendly local engineers, be they Corps of Engineers, Seabees, what have you. I've...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-29-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,104
Posted By Brian White
Re: Looking to Open a CrossFit Affiliate in Norfolk,VA

Ken,

There are two affiliates here in Virginia Beach, and I know that Crossfit VB started in their garage. I would check them out - www.crossfitvb.com - they're good people and should have a...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-08-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 38,961
Posted By Brian White
Re: THE BEST Action Movie Quote..Ever.

From the upcoming Rambo:

Missionary: It will help change peoples' lives.

Rambo: You bringing any weapons?

Missionary: Of course not.

Rambo: Then you ain't changing anything.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,278
Posted By Brian White
Re: Yet Another Pull-up Bar

Nice setup, I used the same measurements as Beau but otherwise identical. I put the pipe assembly together first, and checked it for level on the floor, then mounted the 2x6 on the ceiling, THEN...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,709
Posted By Brian White
Re: Elite ring rigging

Pretty solid-looking idea on this thread:

http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=14452

You'd have to find the studs under (over) the flat ceiling, but I use the pullup bar rig shown here...
Forum: Starting 12-11-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,759
Posted By Brian White
Ari, good call on scaling the WODs to start. The...

Ari, good call on scaling the WODs to start. The Crossfitters who've shown the best results did so by scaling the load and reps at first, and building a solid baseline on their form and execution...
Forum: Competitions 09-03-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,302
Posted By Brian White
Team Fallujah, 2 rounds of the following mods: ...

Team Fallujah, 2 rounds of the following mods:

10 Muscle ups or 30 pullups/30 dips
50 box jumps
40 rope pullups
50 steps walking lunge
30 burpees
50 knee to chest jumps
20 knees to...
Forum: Competitions 09-03-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,908
Posted By Brian White
Team Fallujah Used the gym tent as a distance...

Team Fallujah

Used the gym tent as a distance marker, roughly 50 meters I think. Everything as rx'd.

Gunner - 100 reps, 4 3/4 lengths, 12 "hangs" no full drops, 26 pullups, 46 pushups, 46 push...
Forum: Community 08-07-2006, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By Brian White
Matt, I started Crossfit in a pretty austere...

Matt,

I started Crossfit in a pretty austere location last year, and am working with the group Jeff mentioned now. We're lucky enough to have a good amount of equipment now, but I'm always...
Forum: Competitions 06-05-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,096
Posted By Brian White
As rx'd 1:02:15 at 115F+ in Fallujah. The runs...

As rx'd 1:02:15 at 115F+ in Fallujah. The runs made me want to lay down and cry in that heat, this was sucky in some interesting ways. Congrats on your upcoming nuptials mate, sorry I'm going to...
Forum: Community 05-23-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,907
Posted By Brian White
Eugene, great story! Glad you came out of it all...

Eugene, great story! Glad you came out of it all right, thanks for keeping the streets back home safe, stay smart out there. Semper Fi!
Forum: Injuries 04-24-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,683
Posted By Brian White
I'm just trying to help him avoid my mistakes! ...

I'm just trying to help him avoid my mistakes! One-legged burpee box jumps, man that was a special kind of misery....
Forum: Injuries 04-24-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,683
Posted By Brian White
Ryan, I'll second Dan's advice - unless she's...

Ryan, I'll second Dan's advice - unless she's really comfortable with her balance, don't have her trying the one-legged box jumps and the like. Also, a broken toe allows for some weight to be put on...
Forum: Community 02-03-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Brian White
Check your inbox, I'm getting ready for my third...

Check your inbox, I'm getting ready for my third time over there, I can probably help you with a packing list.
Forum: Community 01-31-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,294
Posted By Brian White
Semper Fi Joseph!

Semper Fi Joseph!
Forum: Community 01-28-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,165
Posted By Brian White
I'll be there, can't wait!

I'll be there, can't wait!
Forum: Community 01-04-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,885
Posted By Brian White
It's actually a lot easier than it sounds. ...

It's actually a lot easier than it sounds. Touching your arms to your thighs can make for some short movements. Try it out - sit with your legs bent sharply and your arms across your stomach and...
Forum: Community 01-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,885
Posted By Brian White
First off, the Marine Corps PFT has changed...

First off, the Marine Corps PFT has changed somewhat. We kept the pullups (dead hang) and the run, but changed from situps to "crunches," in which you sit in the same position except your arms are...
Forum: Starting 12-03-2005, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian White
Here's the link to the thread I started on...

Here's the link to the thread I started on deployed equipment with a couple of pics.

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/12991.html

Send a PM if you'd like and I'll also send a couple of...
Forum: Starting 12-03-2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,746
Posted By Brian White
Bart, Good on you for grinding it out while...

Bart,

Good on you for grinding it out while over there. I just got back recently, and posted a thread in the epuipment section on some of the things I made up as I went along. You can check...
Forum: Community 09-20-2005, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,992
Posted By Brian White
Mixed results. If you're looking for advice on...

Mixed results. If you're looking for advice on specific lifts or something else that's easily narrowed down and can sort through the chaff without getting aggravated, it's a great site. However, if...
Forum: Community 09-16-2005, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,842
Posted By Brian White
Awesome thread. I originally had the inclination...

Awesome thread. I originally had the inclination to become a Marine when I was about 9. I went to our town's Memorial Day parade, and watched a Marine honor guard fire the salute in their dress...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-01-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,953
Posted By Brian White
You've got ROCKS!??!?! Oh, to be that...

You've got ROCKS!??!?! Oh, to be that well-equipped at Crossfit Al Anbar, we just have lots and lots of sand. *SIGH* Just kidding Ray, we've actually got it pretty good out here compared to you,...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,514
Posted By Brian White
Chris, I've already found use for tires,...

Chris,

I've already found use for tires, had to use two 7-ton tires in place of a 24" box for jumps. The area I use most is in the back of the motor pool, it's kind of funny to track how many...
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