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Forum: Exercises 01-22-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,239
Posted By Brett Tom
Re: How's my Squats

yeah, the hip crease needs to go below the knee to even call it full range of motion. Try sitting back even more so that you knees don't go so far forward. Work on hamstring flexibility as well...it...
Forum: Exercises 06-28-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,901
Posted By Brett Tom
You just gotta do it more. Try and bend your...

You just gotta do it more. Try and bend your wrists and fingers back during the day too, like while sitting in front of a computer...like now :-)
Forum: Exercises 06-24-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By Brett Tom
Do lots of shoulder dislocates, grab a pvc pipe,...

Do lots of shoulder dislocates, grab a pvc pipe, broostick, etc, at ohs grip distance, then roll it back and forth from in front, to overhead to behind. Gradually decrease your grip distance as you...
Forum: Exercises 06-24-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,907
Posted By Brett Tom
towel pullups. throw a towel over your typical...

towel pullups. throw a towel over your typical bar, then get going. Usually 1 rep per, 1' of rope. Here's a great vid with Rob Miller doing towel pullups variatons. work, famiy, etc, safe
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Forum: Workout of the Day 05-18-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,830
Posted By Brett Tom
I like to do feet on the hotel desk elevated...

I like to do feet on the hotel desk elevated pushups.

Most places I end up st usually have a gym with at least a 35lbs db to do KB swings with.

21-15-9 rep schemes keeps it short and focused...
Forum: Exercises 05-16-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 59,491
Posted By Brett Tom
After seeing that vid, I struggled with the same...

After seeing that vid, I struggled with the same thing. I've found that by stretching my hamstrings a few times a day, gtg, I'm now able to go past parallel while maintaining arch in my lower...
Forum: Exercises 04-10-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,396
Posted By Brett Tom
Ok I'll bite. They look really similar to me. The...

Ok I'll bite. They look really similar to me. The lifter on the left is slightly taller and the bar moves front-back slightly more, but other than that, I couldn't see much difference.

Can you...
Forum: Exercises 04-06-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,612
Posted By Brett Tom
Got my first ever muscle up today. Been...

Got my first ever muscle up today. Been practicing at home lately with some DIY rubber doggie rings and webbing. Got to Crossfit NYC this evening and got 4 separate real live ring muscle ups after 1...
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By Brett Tom
I see. Looks like I need to take some time to...

I see. Looks like I need to take some time to practice that. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By Brett Tom
It looks like you're re-gripping while the bar is...

It looks like you're re-gripping while the bar is still moving from coming up out of the front squat. I guess I was coming up to full extension with only 2 fingers, then thinking, Hmm, how am I going...
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Brett Tom
Yeah, I do all of push ups chest to deck, nice...

Yeah, I do all of push ups chest to deck, nice and controlled, full lock out. I recently tried doing them to 90deg elbow bend depth and just felt silly.

Jason, I think I get it. :-)
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Brett Tom
Hmm. TV commercial pushups sound reasonable....

Hmm. TV commercial pushups sound reasonable. Gives me a good reason to watch all the girly shows my GF likes.
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Brett Tom
Any thoughts on working heavy bench presses, like...

Any thoughts on working heavy bench presses, like 5x5 or 7x3, to improve push up endurance?

I can do 100-120 pushups in any given wod, but after that I seem to hit a wall. Will working heavy...
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By Brett Tom
Some things I noticed in todays Clean Jerk wod in...

Some things I noticed in todays Clean Jerk wod in no particular order.

-I had a lot of trouble push jerking the load up out of the front rack. My front rack leaves me with 2 fingers on the bar and...
Forum: Fitness 02-27-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,434
Posted By Brett Tom
the crossfit warm up is great. I usually do 3...

the crossfit warm up is great. I usually do 3 rounds , 10 reps of everything. been using an oly bar for the ohs instead of a broomstick lately.
Forum: Exercises 02-03-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,634
Posted By Brett Tom
I'll have to give it a go next time. Thanks

I'll have to give it a go next time. Thanks
Forum: Exercises 02-03-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,634
Posted By Brett Tom
Do you use a false grip on a bar muscle up? No...

Do you use a false grip on a bar muscle up? No access to rings so I've been trying to learn these. It would be a shorter lever right...?
Forum: Fitness 02-02-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,369
Posted By Brett Tom
3:1 as RX'd is almost impossible for me to...

3:1 as RX'd is almost impossible for me to maintain for more than 2-3 cycles...I always find myself needing an extra day, or at least an easy day to let the soreness subside. Torn up hands in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 33,652
Posted By Brett Tom
Hey David, I was thinking the same thing. I'll...

Hey David, I was thinking the same thing. I'll probably get a pair and adjust the straps to dip height then put a carabiner at the end so I can pop it on and off the pullup bar or smith machine at...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-19-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,389
Posted By Brett Tom
that number is the date it was last performed on....

that number is the date it was last performed on.

so 061215, means last performed on 2006, dec (12) 15th.
Forum: Exercises 01-10-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,058
Posted By Brett Tom
I've been doing the frog style ones for a while...

I've been doing the frog style ones for a while now but tried to focus in today's wod on really getting stretched and extended into the C at the bottom of the motion. i was surprised to see that I...
Forum: Injuries 01-05-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,628
Posted By Brett Tom
I have all kinds of catching in both shoulders...

I have all kinds of catching in both shoulders due to old injuries. I have plenty of flexibility, but just need to spend a little extra time warming up before doing a shoulder intensive wod or lots...
Forum: Injuries 12-08-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,356
Posted By Brett Tom
Thanks for the tips. Surprisingly I have a pretty...

Thanks for the tips. Surprisingly I have a pretty neutral stride. I used to swear by the Asics gel kayno but they changed it a few years ago and made it much more "motion controlly" and stiff. Maybe...
Forum: Injuries 12-07-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,356
Posted By Brett Tom
Anyone had foot pain develop after a 10k? I ran...

Anyone had foot pain develop after a 10k? I ran the wod 10k a few days in Nike free runners on the road vs treadmill for the first time. The next day I had enough pain to make me limp slightly on my...
Forum: Exercises 11-26-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Brett Tom
Personally, I like the both hands holding one...

Personally, I like the both hands holding one side of the DB. There is slipping sometimes, but for the most part your fingers are perpendicular to the direction the weight wants to fly away in.
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