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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 02-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Gyms in Cary/Apex NC

In the past 6 years I have done everything from CFFB to Wendler Hybrid. I prefer a gym with a solid strength program and skill work followed by a metcon in the 6-15 min range. Hate to be leaving my...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 01-30-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Gyms in Cary/Apex NC

I will be moving to the Cary/Apex area in the next few weeks and am looking for some advice from folks who may be from the area in regards to the local gyms. I have narrowed down my search...
Forum: Competitions 09-11-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,427
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: 2013 USAPL Virginia State Championships

Thanks for taking the lead on this Sean. I'm looking forward to competing.
Forum: Nutrition 08-02-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,477
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: What protein powder do you use?

Get all my stuff from AtLarge Nutrition.
Forum: Competitions 08-02-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,261
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: 2013 Mid Atlantic Hopper Challenge

Echo Sean here. I've competed previously, and unless you are a regional competitor, this is as close you are going to get to that type of competition. Huge event, great vendors, and awesome crowd. ...
Forum: Competitions 07-29-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 522,422
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: 2013 Open, Regionals and Games Thread

To me the Games are actually comparable to the Super Bowl. The Open would be regular season and the Regionals would be the playoffs.
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,746
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Doing your own thing at a box?

Funny you mention this as I was ready to post a reply to the thread before I read your post. Our gym over at Crossfit Manassas/Vanguard Gym has regular scheduled crossfit classes as our basic...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: For Sale: Romaleo Volts size 12

I have my addidas powerlift trainers that do the work for me. Actually hit #355 front squat in them yesterday, so really no need for them both.

I have a strongman comp in August and then I think I...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Joshua Desmond
For Sale: Romaleo Volts size 12

I have switched my training over to exclusively strongman and really have no need for these anymore. If anyone is interested they are in great shape and have probably been worn less than 20 times. ...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-26-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,164
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Difficulty with deep breath

Anxiety dude. Seriously, you may not feel like you have anxiety, but if you internalize stress you would be quite surprised at the effect of anxiety. Anxiety can present itself with a number of...
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,767
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: AtLarge Nutrition

More than happy to help. Love your products and swear by them. Just turned a couple folks in my gym onto them after they were going to give progenex a try. I own a business too, so I know how...
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,043
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: "some fruit..." ???

When trying to lose weight I'll try to limit my fruit and only eat a little post workout. As far as when I am in maintenance mode, if I want fruit I eat it, plain and simple.

If you are not trying...
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,767
Posted By Joshua Desmond
AtLarge Nutrition

Chris has an awesome sale going on right now. If you need your supplements, be sure to go over there and grab them while you can. Already ordered my Nitrean+ and BCAA's, may even go back and grab...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-03-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,263
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Some sort of palpitations

Heart palpitations are such a common occurrence that most folks may not even realize they are having one. My guess, and it is only that, is that you are probably having PVC's (pre-ventricular...
Forum: Injuries 12-21-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,038
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Ruptured my achilles this morning. Anyone have a comeback story?

In our gym we can rebound on box jumps if the wod has a low rep count for that movement, anything that crosses into the higher rep count for box jumps are strictly step down.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-04-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,824
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Do you offer strength specific programs?

Our coach is awesome enough to write the programming for 4 different programs. Crossfit, Crossfit Competition team, Olympic Lifting, and Power Lifting. Honestly I have said it on here before and...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Black Friday - X Training Equipment

You have to understand where Mark and others (there will be others) are coming from. Your first ever post on the forum is about a place to buy equipment; kind of suspect don't you think?
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,049
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Nike Romaleos

Yea, I'm wondering whats going on over there. It said Nov 20th for the longest time and I had the date marked on my calendar. Now it's back to mid November...damn waiting game.
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-13-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,783
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Good Affiliate programming to follow?

I can't say enough good things about the programming at my affiliate, although I may be a bit bias. Our coach programs for 3 tracks; regular class, competitors, and strictly Olympic lifting. ...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,228
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Advice on gaining weight

Stop eating zone, eat more protein, more fat, and do not be afraid of adding some foods you typically would not eat or would deem unhealthy like some folks do with sweet potatoes and such. Seriously...
Forum: Nutrition 11-07-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,282
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: Cheat Meal on Saturday

I had a cheat week last week after my Superfit competition. I had everything from pizza (twice), chinese food, 5 guys, a half gallon of ice cream, wings, Halloween candy and a ton of other stuff. ...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,001
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Crossfit Manassas

I wanted to take a minute to suggest Crossfit Manassas to any of those in the area looking for a solid box to join. A few years ago I posted about Crossfit Manassas and my review was that it was an...
Forum: Competitions 09-12-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,824
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: 5 Ton 5K / Mid-Atlantic

No worries, it was my gym, Crossfit Manassas, that took the last two spots.

Thanks for letting me know.
Forum: Competitions 09-09-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,824
Posted By Joshua Desmond
Re: 5 Ton 5K / Mid-Atlantic

Any team spots remaining?
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