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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-26-2010, 03:58 PM
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Views: 3,059
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Tabata Timer Download

This is gentleman I believe in the UK that made a great timer for the computer that can be blown up. It has voice, and noise activation and you can play your radio behind it.

Hope this helps...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-06-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 30,355
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
New better way to cut rubber mats

So, the other day I have an olympic lifting coach come in and we started to build platforms and were having a heck of a time cutting the matting with the old school carpet knife.

In the hopes of...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-25-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,862
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: elements classes - a month = too long ?

We switched over to the Nikki's On-ramp and the response has been outstanding. If you take a look at how Norcal runs it, if you miss a class they have to pay for a one on one to get caught up. We...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-02-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,170
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Steroid Use and Kidney Damage

We have worked out of a bodybuilding gym at one point and I talked at length with these folks who are very open about it. Everyone who is in professional bodybuilding and I will clarify at the high...
Forum: Testimonials 01-02-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 102,112
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Anyone have pics?

Did anyone notice this thread got highjacked from the original poster? She is looking for motivation and for pics to keep her motivated. Somehow this got spun into what CrossFit is and is not to the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-18-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,138
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: boxes for your box...

Hey bud,

I am totally not handy in the carpentry side but I agree on several points. We have been open 2 years and here are the observations.

Closed better than open, wood better than metal,...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-18-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,843
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: sales taxes on classes

In most states "services" are not taxed. Sales tax is for actual goods like t-shirts, bars, supplements, that sort of stuff but if it is a service like training, massage, etc no tax is added.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-05-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 61,470
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: What Does Your Ink Mean?

Left Arm:
A knight kneeling with a sword, a reminder of my grandfathers teachings with the words of truth and honor underneath. Also means that my life is to be of service to those around me.
...
Forum: Community 11-29-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 76,123
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Lawsuit brought against CF affiliate

Camille, I looked at all his other posts, he doesn't seem to a pot stirrer. Overeaction maybe...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-26-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,779
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Garage gym affiliate - programming 5 on 2 off..

Hey Vanessa,

We have been doing 5 on, 2 off for about 2 years. We also use Saturday as a lifting skill day.

Much of programming this correctly is on the coach. Most of my new folks for the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-25-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,615
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Zenplanner

We have had to make some mods but you couldn't ask for a better person running it. He has gone out of his way to help us! He is open to suggestion and the layout is easy to figure out...my .02
Forum: Community 08-29-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,471
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Rip's Basic Barbell Cert.

I attended Rips cert this last weekend. I just wanted to thank him and his staff. The presentation was well done and the information added to my training. The book Starting Strength by Rip and Lon is...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-18-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,373
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Crossfit Denver?

Front Range CrossFit, they are outstanding instructors with a great gym. I am an affiliate in Colorado Springs, CO, and had a chance to go up and speak to them. Really good people with a sharp gym....
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-15-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 91,967
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: How Does Anyone Afford CF?

One of my clients wanted to me to chime in. She is a single mom of two, who is on one scholarship and works in the library to try to cut her school costs down. After her husband suddenly left her,...
Forum: CrossPit 08-08-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,579
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Anderson Silva the best??...!!...

Something about the fight was well...wrong. I have watched Forrest become bloody and pummled and still fight on. He was knocked down in weak ways both times. He tried to stop fighting the first time...
Forum: Community 07-21-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Arm Wrestiling and the games

I watched the videos of the arm wrestler leading up to the games...Any ideas on how he faired? He was going to take on all CrossFit challengers all day, just curious
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 07-21-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,324
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: CFLA's Biz Seminar ("at home version")

John, I have been trying to reach you a good 3 months or so. I tried calling the gym, emailing on here, emailing you privately, pm'ing you, so whats up, and where is the follow up?

We have been...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-28-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,267
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Most Enjoyable Movie Ever...?

There was a little known but really cool scifi called Sunshine.

If you haven't seen it, your missing out. The acting, filming, and plot are all very cool.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-25-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,397
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: how long did it take

Hey Steve,

We are partnered with a MMA school so if you need any help on how we run things in a smooth way let me know. I have enough equipment to run 6 people in a traditional CrossFit fashion....
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-25-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,397
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: how long did it take

Hey Steve,

I think as you start to look without sounding to metaphysical things start to fall into place.

I took an initial loan through my family for 30,000.00. At the beginning, I shared...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-18-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,461
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Training Partner in Colorado Springs, CO

Hey folks,

I am the owner of CrossFit Aspire and Pikes Peak Combat Sports. We are located in Colorado Springs, CO, on the corner of Nevada and Fillmore.

I am the head trainer here and have...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-11-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,532
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: K.i.s.s.

Hey John sent you a PM, did you get it?
Forum: CrossPit 05-20-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,697
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Sean Sherk's "Caveman" workout

I spoke to some of the folks from there. They offer certifications much like our organization; he said that some of their base came from CrossFit but they looked to improve on the process. That holds...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-18-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 105,448
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Does that CrossFit make women big?

I got curious about this thread and had to chime in. I have been an affiliate for about a year and half and doing CF for a litte over 2 years.

I am going to touch on two points:

First, from...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-12-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,636
Posted By Tobias W. Neal
Re: Affiliate Program Setup

A good person to contact is Skip Chase. He has something in the vicinity of 300+ members with an open gym format. He is very open to talking about his business and the success he has from this way of...
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