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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-24-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,144
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Tattoos

Hey guys, don't know how I missed this thread for so long but at least I've found it now :)

I totally agree that tats are addictive, my first was a celtic arm band (I know, I know....) very...
Forum: CrossPit 07-04-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,910
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Womens MMA on NZ TV

Hey Fiona, just watched your links - top stuff, thanks for posting them and keep up the great work!

as an aside, and not to hijack your thread but thanks also for posting elsewhere about Brace...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-01-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 150,316
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: What are you reading?

Hey Grant,

thanks for the recommendations, I was holding Eiger Dreams in my hands in the bookshop last week! I think Addicted to Danger and No Shortcuts to the Top might be next.

Hope you enjoy...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-01-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 150,316
Posted By Ash Sinclair
help me out here....

Hey guys and gals,

the last four books I've read are:

Gates of Fire - Steven Pressfield
Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer
The Beckoning Silence - Joe Simpson (of 'Touching the Void' fame)
Into...
Forum: Fitness 06-03-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 178,822
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Hybrid programs

Hey Gant,


great post, thanks for sharing mate. I'm very interested to read more about it. I would love to have a crack at this myself :)
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-02-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 150,316
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: What are you reading?

Just finished "The Beckoning Silence" by Joe Simpson (of 'Touching the Void' fame). Very entertaining read about climbing the Eiger - highly recommended
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-01-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,280
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: New 100m world record : Usain Bolt !

what gets me is his height - the guy is a lot taller than your average 100m record holder, and at 21 years of age you'd think he has some strength and power still to come! he is going to be an...
Forum: Fitness 05-29-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,273
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Posture and lumbar position

ok, back on a break now....

so continuing on with what I was saying, and in line with what Steven mentioned - strengthening the external rotators is another crucial component of IR correction....
Forum: Fitness 05-29-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,273
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Posture and lumbar position

Hey Brandon,

good article, cheers for posting it.

One observation I'll make though is that the authors have laid down some great info on postural issues associated with muscular imbalances,...
Forum: Exercises 05-22-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,867
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Walking vs. Standing Lunges???

Veronica, OH alternating lunges definitely sounds like a plan for your specific needs - great idea!

I might actually give them a go myself when this pesky torn Hammie heals :mad:
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-22-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 150,316
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: What are you reading?

just finished "Gates of Fire"- fantastic read

now two chapters into "Into Thin Air" as a result of recommendations on this thread. Loving it so far, cheers guys and gals
Forum: Exercises 05-22-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,867
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Re: Walking vs. Standing Lunges???

Hey Veronica,

yep there's still a difference. Doing Walking Lunges trains your gait since there is a full 'swing' cycle involved - many would argue this makes the walking lunge a more functional...
Forum: Exercises 07-18-2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,775
Posted By Ash Sinclair
I posted about Stuart mcGill and early morning...

I posted about Stuart mcGill and early morning exercise in the "Crossfit stretching" thread.

basically McGill reports that the spine accumulates fluid through the night and this fluid will cause...
Forum: Community 07-17-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Thanks George, that was a great read! I...

Thanks George, that was a great read!

I also love the motto at the bottom of your posts ;)
Forum: Community 07-16-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Greetings fellow CrossFitters! I've got a...

Greetings fellow CrossFitters!

I've got a couple of days off work coming up and I plan on getting in some quality reading time. I've scoured sources such as dragondoor, rosstraining,...
Forum: Fitness 07-16-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,781
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Eric - no problems mate. There's no dramas with...

Eric - no problems mate. There's no dramas with doing your WO's in the morning, I would just be very reluctant to include anything involving spinal flexion or rotation (situps/knees to elbows etc)...
Forum: Fitness 07-16-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,781
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Eric - no problems mate. There's no dramas with...

Eric - no problems mate. There's no dramas with doing your WO's in the morning, I would just be very reluctant to include anything involving spinal flexion or rotation (situps/knees to elbows etc)...
Forum: Starting 07-16-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,485
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Luke, Pavel Tsatsouline started the 'Grease the...

Luke, Pavel Tsatsouline started the 'Grease the Groove' concept in his book 'The Naked Warrior'. you can check out his website www.dragondoor' .com (w/f safe) for more info.

Like any...
Forum: Fitness 07-15-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,781
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Eric - your lower back complaints in the morning...

Eric - your lower back complaints in the morning are not an unusual thing. Your back carries more fluid in it first thing in the morning, as it hydrates throughout the night when you are sleeping....
Forum: Fitness 07-14-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By Ash Sinclair
It seems like a lot of work there Alex, when does...

It seems like a lot of work there Alex, when does your season start? how long are you planning on doing this program for?

If you're keen on tweaking your CF to better suit your Rugby training -...
Forum: Exercises 07-10-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,788
Posted By Ash Sinclair
You may have an imbalance strength-wise as a...

You may have an imbalance strength-wise as a consequence of your Situp problem but I assure you the shape/position of your Abs will not be a result of that same problem.

your muscle shape and...
Forum: Starting 06-28-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,073
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Hey Kevin, welcome aboard! I'm currently...

Hey Kevin, welcome aboard!

I'm currently working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for an A Grade Rugby side in South Australia. I've been incorporating quite a few CF style workouts into the...
Forum: Starting 06-19-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,088
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Hey Ben, on a personal note I've been employing...

Hey Ben, on a personal note I've been employing ME Black Box in my own training to focus on the strength side of things. For the Rugby guys, I have them doing 2 ME workouts a week to maintain their...
Forum: Starting 06-17-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,088
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Hey Alex, I used to play Inside Centre and...

Hey Alex,

I used to play Inside Centre and sometimes Winger a few years back. Now I work as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for an A Grade Rugby team here in South Australia. I've been using...
Forum: Starting 05-22-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,850
Posted By Ash Sinclair
Thanks for the welcome Don great info...

Thanks for the welcome Don

great info there too! I've actually just completed the online Level 1 ASCA Cert and am in the process of getting my observation hours done - I'm currently training a...
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