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Forum: Community 09-07-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,750
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Smile Re: Do you have a crossfit related blog?

We have website that reports on all things CrossFit. From athlete interviews, daily CrossFit news, nutritional advice (that includes both the Zone and Paleo diets) and equipment reviews. We try to...
Forum: Community 09-07-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,970
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Smile Re: Anthos vs. CrossFit update

Thanks for the update Russell. Much appreciated.
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-06-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,005
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Smile Katie Hogan Discusses Online Coaching

Hey everyone recently Katie Hogan wrote an interesting piece about online coaching.

I think it is a helpful article and applicable to this section so thought I would share the link for anyone...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,131
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: What shoe to get?

I used to always squat in my Rogue Do-Wins but thought I should just get used to squatting heavy with the shoes I would wear if I was competing or doing a WOD in. So now I either use my Vibram...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,820
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Self forearm massager

Hey guys as you may or may not know I run a CrossFit focused news and product review website called the http://www.therxreview.com/ (WFS). I also saw KStar's video last year and after reading the...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,820
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Self forearm massager

I have the one Nalin has which I got when I purchased The Stick. It is good but just does not compress the whole forearm at the same time.

I would have loved to have tried the Roleo Therapeutic...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,114
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Elevation mask input

Hi Bryan I saw Rogue was selling them as well so wondered the same thing as yourself. So I contacted Training Mask and had them send me out the same Elevation Training Mask being sold on Rogue's...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,536
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Help minimizing hand tears

I agree with Bill.

Yet I will add that if you sand your calluses back or cut them out there is then less chance for them to catch on the bar.

Alternatively you can also use a pumice stone in the...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,981
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Recommendation of Jump Robe?

Hi Anders I wrote a review of four of the most popular CrossFit ropes that are also know to help with double unders just before Christmas.

If you are interested you can check that review out here:...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,935
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Women's Reebok CrossFit Headband

Hi everyone just thought I would let you know one of our resident writers over at The Rx Review (http://therxreview.com/) (WFS), Emma Nicole, just wrote a detailed review about the Women's Reebok...
Forum: Nutrition 01-21-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,514
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Robb Wolf Paleo Diet Interview

Sorry Brett would love to answer your question but now sure what you mean? If you could be more specific I will def try and answer.

Cheers Michael
Forum: Nutrition 01-17-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,100
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Fibre on a Paleo diet

Im not exactly sure if it is Paleo or not but if your issue is with constipation you could always try psyllium husks.

Try taking two teaspoons first thing in the morning with a large glass of...
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,514
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Robb Wolf Paleo Diet Interview

Hi everyone we just did a pretty comprehensive interview with Robb Wolf. It details how he found CrossFit, why he advocates for a Paleo diet, and a whole range of some of the most common questions I...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,422
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Fringe Sport

I spoke with Peter Keller, one of the owners of Fringe Sport a couple months back. He was a very nice guy and is really trying to provide the best customer service possible. Personally I love the...
Forum: Competitions 12-23-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,121
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: WODClub Open Online Competition

Hey Mike I just wrote a piece on this here:

http://therxreview.com/the-wodclub-open/ (WFS)

I think its a prefect way to start off the New Year and or test yourself before the 2012 Open begins....
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,991
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Smile Re: Reebok VR6000 CrossFit Games Glove Review

Your right Andrew. However when I did try and purchase these gloves from several other sites including Amazon I found most were only selling the single glove ie because they are batting glove....
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,991
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Reebok VR6000 CrossFit Games Glove Review

Hey all if anyone is interested in the Reebok VR6000 glove used at this years Games I just posted a full review.

You can check it out here:...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,283
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: GHD Purchase.

I agree looks pretty sweet!
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,884
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Choosing a Slam Ball Weight

There is no single answer to your question. It depends on your own strength and countless other variables. I will say the standard 20# is usually sufficient and a good weight for men.

Hope that...
Forum: Fitness 12-16-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,847
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Kneeling hang cleans

No problem Damien. Glad you enjoyed it.

I always like seeing all the new techniques UFC fighters employ in their training. They have such a physically demanding sport they are always implementing...
Forum: Fitness 12-16-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,847
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Kneeling hang cleans

I wrote a piece about UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones and his training. In it he actually does a few sets of kneeling cleans and presses. You can check out the article and video of him training...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Trx
Views: 6,254
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Trx

Nice setup Jeff!
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,135
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Again Faster vs. Rogue Ultra Speed Jump Ropes

Hi Philip I recently wrote a short review on both The Rx rope and Again Fasters selection. You can read it here:

http://therxreview.com/what-to-buy-that-xfitter-for-xmas/

Personally I have used...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-07-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,806
Posted By Michael McCoy.
"Wood" Hero WOD

HQ released the first Australian Hero WOD today. For anyone interested why the exercises were selected they can find it at the following address:...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,235
Posted By Michael McCoy.
Re: Nike Romaleos Sizing?

I always wear a size 10 in Nikes and when the Romaleos showed up they were a half a size too big. I should have got the 9.5. So if you do go to a store and try a pair of Nikes on for size keep that...
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