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Forum: Fitness 11-16-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 197,794
Posted By John C Corona
Re: The Outlaw Way

Is there no slope to your garage slab? I might've made it allowable to get at least one car in the garage? Just me though.

Otherwise, you are ready to rock! Nice! :highfive:
Forum: Fitness 11-16-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 197,794
Posted By John C Corona
Re: The Outlaw Way

I am still trying to repeat them awesome days. I snatched 210 (95kg) from the hang not too long ago, but every saturday, I choke around 200/205. I have had 215 overhead twice, which usually happens...
Forum: Community 11-09-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,882
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Q about tracking WOD's

I use my home PC. I download (each year) from the microsfot template download center. The files can be found in Word form (as well as excel). ...
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-09-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,713
Posted By John C Corona
Re: 365# Clean and jerk

Jake,
Thats pretty much what I was inquiring about. So much for gains made from variation. Just to follow up, are you solely doing the lifts cause you are this close to the meet (aside from going...
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-08-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,713
Posted By John C Corona
Re: 365# Clean and jerk

OMG is pretty much the right words. Thats s**t flew up. I'd really love some insight into your programming and/or daily habits. Im sure your too busy crushing it to blog about it.
Forum: Nutrition 11-07-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,268
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Cheat Meal on Saturday

Thanks so much Joe (Matthew), CVS had 'em shining bright on the shelf. I felt like Moses coming down off the mountain when I had them in hand. 1/2 of one cup was all that I could manage as well. ...
Forum: Nutrition 11-07-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,072
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Nutrition Advice

Good for you Joey. 15lbs all muscle, I'd say you are succeeding! 405 DL, sweet!!!!

You probably know the answer, but eating the same foods for a long time, might bring on nutrient imbalances. Im...
Forum: Exercises 11-07-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,338
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Learning the Olympic Lifts

Both at once? I'd love to see that. J/k.

Yes, do both. They feel different cause of where the bar hits your hips/thighs. Some lifters can get the cleans high into their hips, but I hit upper...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,135
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Foam rollers

try Dicks sporting goods...I found a sale where the shorter ones were 15 bucks, and they were not the styrofoam kind (which to me, are useless). Im sure sales will happen soon...black friday action?
Forum: Exercises 11-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,939
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Are handstand push ups a good sub for the press?

-- if mobility is an issue, you should be doing more. Dynamic stretching like swinging your arms (controlably) all different ways before a workout is good. I always stretch out using bands after...
Forum: Community 11-07-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,254
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Returned From Deployment - Where'd People Go?

I'm glad you asked this question...I wonder the same thing often. The ole gang was funny as hell, esp Jamie. I remember all the MEAT FEST babble, and wonder if they still gather for that?

Jay...
Forum: Exercises 11-07-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,072
Posted By John C Corona
Re: My Poor Snatch Weight

Outlaw is great cause we are doing the oly lifts quite often. Posting a video is really the only way for you to get help, from the boards, on your positions.

What you might could do until then, is...
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-04-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Snatch Tech.

From floor to knee, your butt rises before your shoulders. So when you are doing your Sn DL, you must keep back angle, and have butt (hip) rise along with shoulders. This is accomplished by pulling...
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,268
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Cheat Meal on Saturday

How have I missed the 1/2 lb Reeses Cups? I have a freezer full of Reeses "Big" cups leftover from Halloween, and Im STILL going to look for this size in the store. Belly ache coming right up. I...
Forum: Exercises 11-02-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Problem

another sub are strict muscle ups in the L-sit position. The progression to this is similar to this video, but do them slowly, instead of fast (like the video)...
Forum: Fitness 11-02-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,665
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Stats Critique Please

I think your numbers awesome for your stated goals. The weak links in strength are your oh press and bench. Your clean is good, but snatch could be better.

Compared to your pullups and pushups,...
Forum: Fitness 11-02-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 81,175
Posted By John C Corona
Re: What is your #1 strength training question?

Because of a different thread, I am wondering:

If an athlete wants to do a powerlifting meet, and the bench press requires that pause at the bottom, how much should one train that way (50%, 25%,...
Forum: Nutrition 11-02-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,613
Posted By John C Corona
Re: food variety question

21 meals per week, along with following strict paleo does make it difficult, I will kind of agree. You are correct about seasonings, as this is going to be your way to change it up. You must...
Forum: Exercises 10-30-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,802
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Muscle Ups

Please, do not just FIGHT thru the transition. Reason I say this is cause your elbow joints and shoulders need to gain their strength 1st. There's a couple ways to acheive this strength in just a...
Forum: Fitness 10-29-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,283
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Benchmark WOD's

http://board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=45306

I have it saved as well. :highfive:

17min is advanced....11.5min is elite. You're doin fine. I was also wondering, because this is a few years...
Forum: Exercises 10-29-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,802
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Muscle Ups

Blair is right, it doesnt take THAT long, if you practice the transition often (everyday or even every other day). It took me a lil over 3 weeks of transition practice to get my first strict. Then,...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 56,778
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Rogue Discount Coupon?

Up until the day you buy, keep refreshing the local area craigs lists. 2nd) Call Mike at Maverick, or shoot him an email, and see if he is selling any rowers from the competition this past weekend. ...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-28-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,577
Posted By John C Corona
Re: First Deadlift Max Day

Bear crawl warmup sounds cool. The burpee wod seems aweite. For the deadlifts, I will be that guy that tells you to leave some in the tank and be carefull. If you've never deadlifted previously...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-28-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,504
Posted By John C Corona
Re: "Goliath"

Nice work. Would be fitting if Dave took on your challenge. ;)

What percentages of your 1RM are those lifts?

I want to do it soon, not your weights though. Im thinking I can deal with 90% on...
Forum: Starting 10-26-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,040
Posted By John C Corona
Re: Personal playlist for CrossFit

I use wireless headphones for an ipod shuffle (wfs)
http://www.shinyshiny.tv/2007/06/monster_ifreepl.html

Best buy had em a while ago for like 20 bucks (of course you need the ipod shuffle). There...
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