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Forum: Community 09-06-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By Jim Howe
My max is 65. Done palms away, shoes off,...

My max is 65. Done palms away, shoes off, kipping. The effort was filmed and poor quality pullups would not count. I am a climber and was able to "rest" by hanging one handed to shake out the pump....
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-03-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,336
Posted By Jim Howe
the Jacket O' pain is a good one indeed, thanks ...

the Jacket O' pain is a good one indeed, thanks
28:15 (only 65# today)
Forum: Exercises 03-04-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By Jim Howe
I always thought a "baby moon" style hubcap would...

I always thought a "baby moon" style hubcap would be an ideal target for promoting accuaracy. Being a perfect convex surface any error in accuracy would be amplified. I have not mounted one yet...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-04-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,649
Posted By Jim Howe
oh, another idea if you have no desire or no...

oh, another idea if you have no desire or no access to a climbing gym... just hang static from a pullup bar. Do it at the end of your WOD, even if it is pullup-centric, just hang static with an...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-04-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,649
Posted By Jim Howe
Sean What Mike wrote above is good and the...

Sean
What Mike wrote above is good and the Metolius Climbing thread is good. I guess that for climbers the grip "just happens" as the skill progresses. I do think that grip training is deadly...
Forum: Competitions 03-03-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,158
Posted By Jim Howe
I like it that crossfit isn't age or weight...

I like it that crossfit isn't age or weight adjusted.
although CF has occasionally (rarely) gender adjusted for weight on a couple of WOD's.

but I think it's better to keep it simple and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-03-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,649
Posted By Jim Howe
I'm with you Baron. I could'nt quite understand...

I'm with you Baron. I could'nt quite understand the forearm burn everyone else seemed to get. The weight was minimal so I think that it's a stamina shortfall. I am a rock climber and I'm sure that...
Forum: Competitions 02-24-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,405
Posted By Jim Howe
Roger, That's interesting that a persons...

Roger,
That's interesting that a persons height has little to do with how high they can jump up to.
Hip flexibility seems one of the keys to a good leap
Forum: Injuries 02-15-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,615
Posted By Jim Howe
I'm going in for sinus surgery. Do any of you...

I'm going in for sinus surgery. Do any of you have advice or experience with it?
It is done as an outpatient surgery, My sinus's are nearly nonexisent at this point and the ENT believes I will...
Forum: Fitness 02-04-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,796
Posted By Jim Howe
Chris, I tried one of the 10min pieces tonight...

Chris,
I tried one of the 10min pieces tonight (I'm fighting a sinus infection) and I found it difficult to do in the sense of timing the SPM and the pace together. Is this what you'd call "Tempo"...
Forum: Fitness 02-01-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,796
Posted By Jim Howe
With gracious advice from Chris Wyant I raced in...

With gracious advice from Chris Wyant I raced in an erg race in Wisconsin and managed a 7:12.4 (2K) and then followed it with a 23:26 (6K) three hours later. I am happy with the improvements but...
Forum: Competitions 11-28-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 41,610
Posted By Jim Howe
Happy birthday Eugene..and many thanks for the...

Happy birthday Eugene..and many thanks for the gift of motivation. I was sick yesterday so I had no chance, I'm a day late
Jim Howe Salt Lake City, UT 53YO 166# 51 pu
It was my 3rd try today...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-01-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By Jim Howe
Man do I like this combo type. These are hard...

Man do I like this combo type. These are hard enough by themselves, and they seem to favor different ideal body types, yet both exercises require an explosive power and exacting skill to repeat. I'm...
Forum: Exercises 09-29-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,273
Posted By Jim Howe
Troy-- thanks for the "5 minute" tip. It is...

Troy-- thanks for the "5 minute" tip. It is within reach and I do believe it will make a difference on the road back to HS and HSPU's.
I did it today in 15-30 sec intervals and I'll do it...
Forum: Exercises 09-29-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,273
Posted By Jim Howe
I'm recommitting to work on HS. The time spent...

I'm recommitting to work on HS. The time spent upside down will strengthen and rehab my shoulders for the task of HSPU's.
I find quite a readjustment period to being upside down. At first the blood...
Forum: Exercises 09-29-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,273
Posted By Jim Howe
That link is really good. I'm motivated to learn...

That link is really good. I'm motivated to learn and improve...again
Forum: Injuries 09-28-2005, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,698
Posted By Jim Howe
David I guess I'm concerned because I have a...

David
I guess I'm concerned because I have a couple of things going on, and all developed about the same time. symptoms of EIA, also sinus congestion that is allergy like but responds poorly to...
Forum: Injuries 09-28-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,698
Posted By Jim Howe
Chris, Thanks for the information on EIA. I...

Chris,
Thanks for the information on EIA. I am not sure which doctor would have the best chance of correctly diagnosing what it is I have. If it's just a matter of
"tell me your symptoms"... ...
Forum: Exercises 09-27-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 196,525
Posted By Jim Howe
50+... I never thought it would me that this...

50+... I never thought it would me that this advice would be aimed at. I feel young and fit, and I am in many ways more capable than when I was younger... Never stop learning, never stop striving.
Forum: Exercises 09-27-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 196,525
Posted By Jim Howe
I'm headed down to the basement to train, I have...

I'm headed down to the basement to train, I have strayed from the original "Drag factor" subject.
I'll stay in contact. Thanks much

BTW-You also mentioned exercise induced asthma. I get it...
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 196,525
Posted By Jim Howe
Chris-- I have no illusions of grandeur. My...

Chris-- I have no illusions of grandeur. My interest in the race is only as a personal improvement of a new aspect of fitness. I really appreciate your personalizing a training regimen for me. I...
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 196,525
Posted By Jim Howe
Chris.. We want to go to one of the CRASH-B...

Chris.. We want to go to one of the CRASH-B satellite reggatas. We will travel to either: Madison WI, Seattle WA, or Cinncinati OH (So we can visit family at the same time).
We'd love any advice...
Forum: Competitions 09-25-2005, 02:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 41,610
Posted By Jim Howe
Dave...I'm a MU neophyte as well, having gotten...

Dave...I'm a MU neophyte as well, having gotten my 1st MU less than a year ago. For me it seemed as though the consecutives happened pretty fast(up to 5) as my technique and muscle memory got a lock...
Forum: Exercises 09-25-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 196,525
Posted By Jim Howe
I just tagged on to this thread. Thanks for all...

I just tagged on to this thread. Thanks for all your advice and clarifications. I got a C2 less than a year ago for crossfit WOD's and have found it exeptionally beneficial. The suggestions and...
Forum: Competitions 09-25-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 41,610
Posted By Jim Howe
I'm getting a late start at this one. I read the...

I'm getting a late start at this one. I read the post yesterday, tried a max this morning after a run and hit 34. I'm not great at kipping yet,so I may have a little hope for 50 (I'd really like 53,...
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