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Forum: Equipment 11-25-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By Jon Pappas
IronMind, www.ironmind.com...

IronMind, www.ironmind.com (http://www.ironmind.com), just came out with a new pull-up bar that fits into their Vulcan Squat Racks. These are great if you no place to hang a pull-up bar or a cramped...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jon Pappas
Nope, sorry Ted.

Nope, sorry Ted.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jon Pappas
http://www.craigslist.org/nby/spo/153815460.html...

http://www.craigslist.org/nby/spo/153815460.html

I'm selling my pillars of power and bench. I live in Northern California, Santa Rosa area

1. Flat Bench with Incline from...
Forum: Competitions 02-19-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,705
Posted By Jon Pappas
Check out this video of 53" box jump. ...

Check out this video of 53" box jump.

http://www.wichitafallsweightlifting.com/files/MOV01911.MPG

This might prove to be an interesting competition.
Forum: Exercises 01-15-2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,143
Posted By Jon Pappas
Paris, France, 1949: Legendary lifter John Davis...

Paris, France, 1949: Legendary lifter John Davis (USA) cleans and jerks the Apollon railroad-car wheels. He succeded in his fourth public try to lift the famous axle which diameter was 1.93 inches...
Forum: Digital Coaching 10-09-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,088
Posted By Jon Pappas
Crossfit Norcal has some video clips of a guy and...

Crossfit Norcal has some video clips of a guy and girl doing HSPU. Click on Greg and Nicole.

http://www.crossfitnorcal.com/gallery/gallery.php?show=gallery&galleryID=27
Forum: Nutrition 10-09-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,109
Posted By Jon Pappas
See what you x-fitters actually eat really helps....

See what you x-fitters actually eat really helps. Here is a typical day. I'm especially interested in what you eat for dinner.

Breakfast:
2 eggs
3 slices turkey bacon
Mixed berry smoothie
...
Forum: Nutrition 05-21-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,619
Posted By Jon Pappas
I just eat regular eggs. It's protien. I eat them...

I just eat regular eggs. It's protien. I eat them pretty much every breakfast.
Forum: Competitions 01-07-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 29,751
Posted By Jon Pappas
Count me in at 180 lbs for this "1 Piece...

Count me in at 180 lbs for this "1 Piece Challenge" or is it "World Peace"?

I can barely get 10 reps at 1/2 bodyweight. Is 15 reps attainable? Who knows? The fun is in the doing.
Forum: Community 12-05-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,574
Posted By Jon Pappas
"...stick a fork in his ankle..." Picturing...

"...stick a fork in his ankle..."

Picturing this cracks me up every time.
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-24-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,294
Posted By Jon Pappas
What is your starting position for heavy...

What is your starting position for heavy (relative term) overhead squats?

I've been using the drop snatch, with the bar starting in the back squat position.
Forum: Community 11-18-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,694
Posted By Jon Pappas
A BJJ guy broke my collar bone. I asked what kind...

A BJJ guy broke my collar bone. I asked what kind of conditioning program he uses - "CrossFit."
Forum: Exercises 11-15-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jon Pappas
Well, the tabata squats got her thighs sore, but...

Well, the tabata squats got her thighs sore, but her butt is still not sore.

Next up is is overhead squat lunges.
Forum: Exercises 11-13-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jon Pappas
Love your idea Mike, I'll try it tonight on her.

Love your idea Mike, I'll try it tonight on her.
Forum: Exercises 11-10-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jon Pappas
Wow - thanks for all the great tips everyone. I...

Wow - thanks for all the great tips everyone. I will try some of these on my girlfriend's butt.

Brian - that makes sense about the reverse working the legs harder because of the momemtum that they...
Forum: Exercises 11-09-2004, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jon Pappas
Brian, I don't think she has any biomechanical...

Brian,

I don't think she has any biomechanical issues. What would be some common corrections?

If it's the lowering on the lunges that makes you sore, are you suggesting she lower slower?...
Forum: Exercises 11-09-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,107
Posted By Jon Pappas
What WOD's and/or exercises would you suggest to...

What WOD's and/or exercises would you suggest to make my girlfriend's butt sore?

I had her do BW squats, but she does them too slow I think. She's done some glute-hame raises, but only 3 sets of...
Forum: Exercises 11-07-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,355
Posted By Jon Pappas
Dan, I noticed your Utah State t-shirt. Did...

Dan,

I noticed your Utah State t-shirt. Did you go to school at USU? If so, when? I went to school there from 87-89.

Jon
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,555
Posted By Jon Pappas
For me, progress on the clean is hampered more by...

For me, progress on the clean is hampered more by lack of explosiviness downward vs. upward. I think I would have more courage to go under the bar with heavy weight if I improved in this area. What...
Forum: Starting 10-28-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By Jon Pappas
Travis, My suggestions: 1. Incorporate the...

Travis,

My suggestions:
1. Incorporate the movements into your warm-up and cool-down. Use a broomstick or long pvc pipe to practice the movements. You can also use a medicine ball for the clean...
Forum: Testimonials 09-11-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,587
Posted By Jon Pappas
Michael - CrossFit for me too, is a "constant"......

Michael - CrossFit for me too, is a "constant"...
*A constant source of something to look forward too, especially during stressful work weeks
*A constant source of learning, both about fitness/diet...
Forum: Fitness 09-02-2004, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By Jon Pappas
Coach and Lauren - thank you for giving more...

Coach and Lauren - thank you for giving more attention and credibility to the medicine ball clean. I've had really good success teaching the clean using the medicine ball. It's such a wonderful way...
Forum: Competitions 08-22-2004, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,094
Posted By Jon Pappas
Alex - thank you sooooo much for your post and...

Alex - thank you sooooo much for your post and pictures. Pyros is the only person I really cared about watching at this Olympics and my vcr taping isn't working!!!!!! You saved me man. The crowd...
Forum: Testimonials 08-17-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,955
Posted By Jon Pappas
That is awesome progress Jeff!

That is awesome progress Jeff!
Forum: Competitions 08-14-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,566
Posted By Jon Pappas
Roger, Do you know when more ring competition...

Roger,

Do you know when more ring competition will be scheduled?
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