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Forum: Equipment 08-31-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,511
Posted By Rick Burgess
What would you bring?

OK, let's say you were going to be out on a company-sized FOB somewhere (somewhere remote, that is) and you wanted to be able to have Crossfit for PT. Not everyone would be able to PT at once. What...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-10-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,633
Posted By Rick Burgess
Re: Scripture for gym walls

Isaiah 50:7

"I have set my face like flint, knowing that I will not be put to shame."
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 04-04-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,128
Posted By Rick Burgess
Re: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

I'm here, working in Zone 2. How about you? You can drop me a line at cbprincipal (at) gmail.com if you want to link up.

Rick
Forum: Community 03-06-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,934
Posted By Rick Burgess
Eugene, you are the man. I've been looking...

Eugene, you are the man. I've been looking forward to perusing your notes. Thanks!
Forum: Community 02-23-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,676
Posted By Rick Burgess
Chris, Look up Ft Leonard Wood and follow...

Chris,
Look up Ft Leonard Wood and follow Joseph's advice. FLW does all the military engineer training for the Army -- see if there is a museum to visit or tours you could go on. You and your son...
Forum: Community 02-23-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,740
Posted By Rick Burgess
Eugene, In the Seabees, we call your advice...

Eugene,
In the Seabees, we call your advice Vitamin S -- as in Suck it up (or STFU as a variant).
Forum: Fitness 02-23-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By Rick Burgess
Andrew, What do you start doing differently...

Andrew,
What do you start doing differently when you hit 156 lbs? e.g. "DAMN, I'm getting fat! No more Guinness!" That's your answer. If the answer is nothing, then chalk it up to biorhythms,...
Forum: Fitness 02-23-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,705
Posted By Rick Burgess
Sorry -- that should have been Frank.

Sorry -- that should have been Frank.
Forum: Fitness 02-23-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,705
Posted By Rick Burgess
Fran, Steve beat me to the punch. Read Coach...

Fran,
Steve beat me to the punch. Read Coach John's article -- the set/rep schemes aren't based on 1RM, you pick the weight. If you have injury issues, you don't have to go heavy. I will agree...
Forum: Injuries 12-27-2005, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,728
Posted By Rick Burgess
Although I did not have surgery, I was having...

Although I did not have surgery, I was having shoulder problems a while ago and don't have the best ROM, so I can sympathize. My OHS is okay but the loads are nothing to write home about. If you did...
Forum: Injuries 12-27-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,404
Posted By Rick Burgess
Sounds like the symptoms I had -- and it was IT...

Sounds like the symptoms I had -- and it was IT Band syndrome. Best results I got were from immediately icing my knee after exercise and doing the ITB stretches (Google it).
Forum: Fitness 12-22-2005, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,512
Posted By Rick Burgess
Did 100 yesterday -- 7:04 total. Broke it up...

Did 100 yesterday -- 7:04 total. Broke it up into sets of 20. I was huffing and puffing pretty hard by the end!
Forum: Community 12-16-2005, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,631
Posted By Rick Burgess
Eugene, I have yet to catch a show live, but do...

Eugene, I have yet to catch a show live, but do look forward to listening to yours. You have a unique perspective in the Crossfit community and back it up with experience and intelligence. Hope you...
Forum: Community 12-02-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By Rick Burgess
Well, the coreolis effect must have kicked in,...

Well, the coreolis effect must have kicked in, because he's back up. I'd better get to cutting and pasting...
Forum: Community 12-01-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By Rick Burgess
Anyone happen to know what happened to Art De...

Anyone happen to know what happened to Art De Vany's website? Down for the past several days...
Forum: Starting 11-15-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,903
Posted By Rick Burgess
Chris, Welcome aboard! I think you'll find...

Chris,
Welcome aboard! I think you'll find that Crossfit will get you back in shape, but don't overdo it to start with -- take it gradually and ramp up the intensity. If you've been easing off...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By Rick Burgess
Bruce, That's the type of info I was looking...

Bruce,
That's the type of info I was looking for. Thanks a bunch!

Rick
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By Rick Burgess
I saw an ad for a Concept II Model B for $100. ...

I saw an ad for a Concept II Model B for $100. Owner says the mechanical operation is good but the performance monitor doesn't do all the functions right (splits and rate functions don't work). Any...
Forum: Community 10-02-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,878
Posted By Rick Burgess
If so, let's meet up for some crossfitting!

If so, let's meet up for some crossfitting!
Forum: Community 09-16-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,093
Posted By Rick Burgess
Awesome job! As frustrating as it was to sit and...

Awesome job! As frustrating as it was to sit and watch the sniping and griping and finger pointing, it was inspiring to see how the armed services responded. Coast Guard, Navy, Army/National Guard,...
Forum: Testimonials 09-14-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By Rick Burgess
Well, I'm not counting forty zillion pullups over...

Well, I'm not counting forty zillion pullups over the last year...
Forum: Community 09-13-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,003
Posted By Rick Burgess
Josh, I'll take a crack at #4. I got my...

Josh,
I'll take a crack at #4. I got my commission through NROTC and have been active duty for 18 years now -- 14 more than I originally expected to serve.

The retirement benefits of the...
Forum: Testimonials 09-13-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By Rick Burgess
Woo hoo! Made my own rings out PVC and have...

Woo hoo!

Made my own rings out PVC and have been playing with them in the back yard for the last week. Today, success!
Forum: Starting 09-11-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By Rick Burgess
Nick, Sounds like you are on the right track. ...

Nick,
Sounds like you are on the right track. Keep those elbows high while you are doing those front squats. It'll take a bit of practice before you feel comfortable with it.
Forum: Community 09-11-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,562
Posted By Rick Burgess
Port Hueneme, California (next to Ventura) --...

Port Hueneme, California (next to Ventura) -- home of the Pacific Seabees!
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