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Forum: Competitions 02-05-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,989
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Judges Test

You stole my name.... give it back! :)
Forum: Exercises 01-02-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By Shawn Michels
Program Advice

I am probably over thinking this but I wanted to get some help / opinions on how to program my workouts based on some constraints I am facing.

The long and short of it is that for reasons I won't...
Forum: Community 12-11-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,103
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Now that Anthos is defeated let's take a look into this

Russell,

Thanks for the answer. This makes sense. And to be clear, I was not much concerned with what Mr. John is doing personally. I was simply using this as an example in order to help gain...
Forum: Community 12-10-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,103
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Now that Anthos is defeated let's take a look into this

I think that sounds right. Anyway I think he is an amazing business person and am impressed that he could get his L1 with everything else he has going on.
Forum: Community 12-10-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,103
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Now that Anthos is defeated let's take a look into this

I have been following this thread for a while and I have a question that is slightly on topic but also slightly off.

I a HUGE fan of ABC's show "Shark Tank". In a couple of different episdoes...
Forum: Community 09-21-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

HA! Awesome idea, though I would likely get a call from his lawyers regarding trademark infringement. :)
Forum: Community 09-21-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Forum: Community 09-21-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Chris,

I am not trying to be negative. However its pretty clear you haven't raised money before. As someone who has participated in equity and debt financing for companies both growth and...
Forum: Community 09-20-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Chris,

I don't mean to be rude but that simply is not the way it works. You do NOT get to set the terms when raising capital and most of the time if you are raising capital from a venture capital...
Forum: Community 08-21-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Dear Mods. Can you please edit / delete my post. I have decided to stay out of this.
Forum: Community 08-21-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Forum: Community 08-14-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Good point. My comment wasn't exactly fair and didn't facilitate discussion. Its certainly ok to ask questions.

My take is this:

thedeal.com is a site that writes about active deals in the...
Forum: Community 08-14-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 664,682
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

So an article which fairly looks at both sides of an issue and doesn't take a hard position one way or the other, also known as good journalism, is now the basis for a conspiracy theory? :shrug:
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Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,580
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Squat Racks

Thanks for the help guys. The problem with a power cage or even the S2 is that they are pretty permanent. I need something that I can hide away when its not being used.

So far this york ...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,580
Posted By Shawn Michels
Squat Racks

I've been looking at getting a squat rack for my garage gym. Both my budget and my space are small so I have been looking at the two below:

York Pro Series 204: ...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-12-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,458
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: This makes me angry....wfs

1. This guys behavior is deplorable. I think its unfair for all of crossfit to be judged by the actions of a few but, that is the way the world seems to work

2. I wouldn't be surprised to see...
Forum: Nutrition 07-05-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,524
Posted By Shawn Michels
Paleo-ish Cookbook

I know everyone is always looking for really good Paleo recipes. Though its not Paleo per-se I am a huge fan of Rick Bayless' "Mexican Everyday". First and foremost the food is awesome. I have yet...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,418
Posted By Shawn Michels
Bumper and Bar Package

So I've been scouring the net for a while trying to find the right starter package for my garage gym. In the end I am trying to get the best value balancing cost and quality.

I am thinking...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 167,589
Posted By Shawn Michels
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,181
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Vulcan Plates

upon further investigation the Pendlay Econ V2s are cheaper when you factor in the difference in shipping costs.

Still curious what people think of these bumpers.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,181
Posted By Shawn Michels
Vulcan Plates

I am looking to build a garage gym and was thinking about picking up these bumpers

http://www.vulcanstrength.com/Rubber-Bumper-Plates-p/vulcrub260.htm (WFS)

Does anyone have any experience with...
Forum: Community 08-22-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,233
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Crossfit Certified Instructor Database?

Thanks Matt. That sounds like a decent plan to me.
Forum: Community 08-19-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,233
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Crossfit Certified Instructor Database?

I know this thread is old but its the only one I could find on the topic. Has there been any update on this? There is an instructor who is offering group classes set up in an outdoor environment. ...
Forum: Exercises 06-15-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,812
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Is it ok to use a smith machine for squats if......

Thanks Rob and Andrew. To be clear, I love heavy squats and would love to continue to do heavy squats. I just need an alternative until I can convince the gym I am in to get a squat rack.

It...
Forum: Exercises 06-14-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,812
Posted By Shawn Michels
Re: Is it ok to use a smith machine for squats if......

I joined the gym today and look forward to trying a lot of the advice on here. Thanks everyone....

p.s. I am assuming that leg press machines are as frowned upon as smith machines ;)
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