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Forum: Competitions 03-18-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,942
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Open Registration problem?

Same error, about 20 of our members have reported the same issue
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-05-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Q for Australian affiliates

Greg,

Apologies for the delayed response. I am not on the messageboard very much
these days unfortunately.

CrossFit Brisbane has comprehensive insurance coverage, however it is important to note...
Forum: Community 10-11-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,634
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: The Aus dollar sucks!!!!!!

The extra $500 is worth it.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,727
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: plans for a GHD

Hi Jeremy,
Gym and Fitness have just announced a GHD that they are planning on importing within the next month. It will retail for about A$600 and looks ok from the preliminary plans...
Forum: Community 08-09-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,710
Posted By Matthew Swift
CrossFit Brisbane has a new home!!

After two years of operating out of shared premises, we have finally found a new home for CrossFit Brisbane. Our new facility is 350 sq. metres of pure CrossFit with 28 metres of pullup bars, 4 x...
Forum: Community 11-28-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,372
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Sydney Crossfit Workshop

Guys, that was a very fun weekend!! Great to catchup with everyone. Darren, sorry we didn't get a chance to chat, I look forward to getting down to Newcastle sometime. Thanks to everyone that...
Forum: Fitness 11-14-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,156
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Can CrossFitters pass the Functional Movement Screen?

I have had a lot of experience with it and use it regularly with clients at CrossFit Brisbane, particularly any client that is not coming from an existing movement base. Gray Cooks book "Athletic...
Forum: Exercises 10-20-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,383
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Help needed with the rack position

Colin,
Nothing to add to Greg & Lincoln's excellent tech tips, but on a non-technical note, just remember that it takes time to develop what is a new position for you, and be patient. I had a very...
Forum: Exercises 10-20-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By Matthew Swift
Re: Squat form

Mark Rippetoe discusses this in Starting Strength and points to weak adductors as the culprit. SS is well worth purchasing and reading front to back. The section on squatting is excellent.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-03-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,399
Posted By Matthew Swift
CrossFitters in Italy??

Hi All,

A couple of my guys are holidaying in Italy over the next month. Does anyone know of any CrossFitters in Itally, or CrossFit friendly places to train?

Thanks!
Forum: Community 08-15-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By Matthew Swift
Mike, Awesome complex! Two things jumped out...

Mike,

Awesome complex! Two things jumped out at me ...

(1) what about adding a one hand swing with a hand switch at the top of the swing before the second snatch in order to change hands...
Forum: Nutrition 07-08-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,085
Posted By Matthew Swift
Nice! Thanks George!

Nice! Thanks George!
Forum: Community 07-04-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By Matthew Swift
I found a great use for a smith machine ... ...

I found a great use for a smith machine ...

(work/family safe link)
http://swiftonline.com/crossfit/archives/598

:biggrinthumb:
Forum: Testimonials 07-01-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,175
Posted By Matthew Swift
Strong lifting man .. well done!

Strong lifting man .. well done!
Forum: Injuries 07-01-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,080
Posted By Matthew Swift
Kelly, I responded to your other post

Kelly, I responded to your other post
Forum: Injuries 06-13-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,389
Posted By Matthew Swift
Hi Emily, Sounds like a pulled hamstring to...

Hi Emily,

Sounds like a pulled hamstring to me. As a general rule intense/sharp pain is something that I would rest and seek advice from a sports physiotherapist or sports doctor as soon as...
Forum: CrossPit 06-06-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,642
Posted By Matthew Swift
Congratulations Fi, Great job! MSB!

Congratulations Fi, Great job!

MSB!
Forum: Testimonials 05-29-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By Matthew Swift
hmmm ... still stuck on 6 ... I think my rings...

hmmm ... still stuck on 6 ... I think my rings are broken:-)
Forum: Exercises 05-20-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 54,294
Posted By Matthew Swift
Brandon, Just a tip, the slower you practice the...

Brandon,
Just a tip, the slower you practice the squat when using the cue, the more you will eliminate the wink. Do it in front of the mirror and experiment with floating your knees forward. Once...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By Matthew Swift
Tyler, I love your rings! I have three sets now...

Tyler, I love your rings! I have three sets now and will be getting more. Great product and great service. Thanks!
Forum: Exercises 05-20-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 54,294
Posted By Matthew Swift
Wayne, I am not sure yet whether having COG more...

Wayne, I am not sure yet whether having COG more forward facilitates more lumber extension or whether there is simply less stretch required and therefore it is easier to maintain the lumber extension...
Forum: Exercises 05-20-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 54,294
Posted By Matthew Swift
Stretching is important and should be encouraged....

Stretching is important and should be encouraged.

Activation of the glutes and lower back is also important.

Glute Max is responsible for hip extension on the ascent.

The butt wink is bad...
Forum: Testimonials 05-20-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By Matthew Swift
oops that should read "the race is on for...

oops that should read "the race is on for 11"
Forum: Testimonials 05-20-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By Matthew Swift
Ok Steve, so I guess the race is no one for...

Ok Steve, so I guess the race is no one for 11:crybaby0:

I managed 6 ... got a bit of a death swing happenning on 7 and lost my false grip. I am having another go tomorrow.

I was swinging my...
Forum: Testimonials 05-17-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By Matthew Swift
game on! I'll race you to ten:-)

game on! I'll race you to ten:-)
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