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Forum: Equipment 03-16-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,305
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I generally wear my weightlifting shoes when I do...

I generally wear my weightlifting shoes when I do kettlebell work. I used to wear my Sambas but I like the stability and support the weightlifting shoes provide. I have seen pictures of competition...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,961
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Great resources and nice comparison between the...

Great resources and nice comparison between the box types, Lincoln. I'll have to think about which way I will go, because I was leaning towards making a multipurpose pull and jerk box, but if it's...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,961
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Linc, thanks for chiming in. I knew you'd have...

Linc, thanks for chiming in. I knew you'd have some good things to add.

I am fortunate enough to have a pretty big workout area and shouldn't have a problem with the jerk box footprint, but it's...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,961
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Mainly jerk practice, like seen here: ...

Mainly jerk practice, like seen here:

http://www.mikesgym.org/gallery/video/otc%20athletes.mov

These are adjustable-height boxes. You could also lower them and do snatch pulls or clean pulls...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,961
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Saw this link on the P&B website and think this...

Saw this link on the P&B website and think this is probably the coolest home project one could undertake. I plan on making these some day soon. I really like the design. Thought some of you (Lincoln,...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,875
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Instead of a belt, you might want to give the...

Instead of a belt, you might want to give the Tommy Kono waistband a try:

http://www.cbass.com/Equipment.htm

(worksafe) Scroll down below the knee bands.
Forum: Exercises 10-09-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,586
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Kettlebell swings can be done with one or two...

Kettlebell swings can be done with one or two hands. Either one is good, but most beginners should start with a two-hand swing and should only progress to the one-hand swing when they get comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,589
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Those aren't bumpers and I wouldn't want to use...

Those aren't bumpers and I wouldn't want to use them for Olympic lifting. You really should get solid rubber bumpers, not rubber coating on metal plates.

Here's what I'm talking about:
...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,589
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Don't know what's available for you in Australia,...

Don't know what's available for you in Australia, but the preferred Olympic bars here in the states are by Pendlay, Chapman, York and Eleiko. The Pendlay and Chapman bars are at or are lower than the...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Eric, I hear you on the colored bumpers. Makes...

Eric,

I hear you on the colored bumpers. Makes keeping track of what you're lifting a little easier and is more aesthetically pleasing, which doesn't really matter, but is nice nonetheless. :-)
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Excellent job, Misal. Everything you need and...

Excellent job, Misal. Everything you need and nothing you don't. The total opposite of most gyms nowadays. Plus it's always open and there's never any lines to use the equipment.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Beautiful! Make sure you post pictures of the...

Beautiful! Make sure you post pictures of the final, finished version!

What brand of bumpers do you have?
Forum: Nutrition 09-28-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,536
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Man, another natto-hater. You are missing out,...

Man, another natto-hater. You are missing out, Tim.

Oh well. More for me and Yael. :-)
Forum: Nutrition 09-27-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,536
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I like seaweed. Last week I was one of the few...

I like seaweed. Last week I was one of the few natto afficiandos.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nori

Good stuff.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
If you only plan to Olympic lift on a sporadic...

If you only plan to Olympic lift on a sporadic basis, you would be well served to get the Crossfit bar from Glenn Pendlay.

http://store.wfwclub.com/crossfitbar.html

It's inexpensive (as far as...
Forum: Nutrition 09-20-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,171
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I hear that a lot! ;)

I hear that a lot! ;)
Forum: Nutrition 09-19-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,171
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I know I'm late on this, but natto rocks! I mixed...

I know I'm late on this, but natto rocks! I mixed natto with my canned pink salmon today for lunch. Natto is awesome! I don't see why people are so grossed out by it. Good stuff!
Forum: Community 08-24-2006, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,069
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I met Scotty at an Olympic lifting meet in...

I met Scotty at an Olympic lifting meet in Sumner, WA last year. Really nice guy and his recipes in Performance Menu are great. Also, if you ever get the itch to drive north of Portland, there are 5...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,617
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
If you plan on doing the Olympic lifts (clean and...

If you plan on doing the Olympic lifts (clean and jerk and snatch) on a regular basis, get some lifting shoes. You can get by without them, but you will just be getting by. As far as investing goes,...
Forum: Community 08-23-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,305
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,645195431,00...

http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,645195431,00.html (http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0%2C1249%2C645195431%2C00.html)
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,617
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Good looking shoe at a super price. I'm glad you...

Good looking shoe at a super price. I'm glad you have used and liked them, too. Thanks for the info, Karl.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,617
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Wichita Falls Weightlifting also carries the...

Wichita Falls Weightlifting also carries the Do-Wins.

http://store.wfwclub.com/shoes.html

I like the new Do-Wins. Great prices, too. I'm tempted to get a pair since I have the newer Addidas...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,047
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
I had the pleasure of using the Pendlay...

I had the pleasure of using the Pendlay weightlifting bar at Crossfit Eastside last week (thanks to Michael Street and Carrie Klumpar). On weekends, I lift using mostly Eleiko bars at Thrush...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,908
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Good job, Aaron! Making the most of your...

Good job, Aaron! Making the most of your space/funds can be the most fun part of a home gym!
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 33,261
Posted By Ronnie Ashlock
Sweet! I got some Eleiko bumpers too. Pricey, but...

Sweet! I got some Eleiko bumpers too. Pricey, but oh-so, worth it.
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