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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 01-26-2014, 04:30 AM
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Posted By Matt Connolly
UK CF Coaches

We're now accepting applications onto our Coach Progression Programme. If you're looking to get into coaching, or have a L1 Certificate and are looking for further development, we have a number of...
Forum: Community 11-24-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,158
Posted By Matt Connolly
Exclamation Charity T-Shirts

All

I'm working closely with a friend of mine who runs a company called 'Akin Clothing' they design and sell t-shirts. For each t-shirt you buy it buys a school uniform for a child in a developing...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-13-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,645
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Crossfitters in the uk

Appreciate this is an old post. For CrossFit in North Herts check us out at http://www.crossfitantaeus.com
Any questions, just drop me a PM or email

Matt
CFA
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-13-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,882
Posted By Matt Connolly
Talking CrossFit Antaeus - Hertfordshire, UK

All

Just to let you know that CrossFit Antaeus will be opening in a matter of weeks and in the meantime we'll be running outdoor WOD sessions in and around the Hitchin/Letchworth area of North...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-05-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,137
Posted By Matt Connolly
New CrossFit Box in Hertfordshire, UK

Guys

CrossFit Antaeus will be opening shortly in Letchworth, UK. If you're nearby, passing through or want to come down for a visit just get in touch through the website below.

Please check out...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-01-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,996
Posted By Matt Connolly
On Ramp Options

Hi Guys,

Hoping to get some feedback on what you've found to be the most effective method of getting beginners integrated into your main WOD session. I know that the 'on ramp'/foundations/elements...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 05-14-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,718
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Crossfit coach needed for box opening in North London

Hi Gerard
I'm really interested in this if still available? Can you give me some more details?

Regards

Matt
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 05-02-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,611
Posted By Matt Connolly
New Box in Hertfordshire, UK

Going to be a new box opening shortly in Hitchin, UK so if you're in or around North Hertfordshire get yourself down to CrossFit Antaeus!

Will be offering CF, Strongman & mobility as well as...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-05-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,889
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: New affiliate UK

Hi Nathan,

I'm in the process of launching an affiliate in Cambridge, how have you gone about affiliating with BWLA?

Matt
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-05-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,131
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: UK boxes

Hi Lee

You might find you get a better response if you give details of WHERE you intend to open your affiliate....if I was an affiliate owner I'd be hesitant to share this kind of info with...
Forum: Exercises 04-05-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,320
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Time Under Tension better for Strength or Hypertrophy?

I've never really understood the whole time under tension, surely we want to develop strength but also the ability to exert maximal strength quickly, not with a 4 second concentric phase?! Doesn't...
Forum: Exercises 04-05-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,386
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Plantar fasciitis

I'd strongly recommend trying RockTape - google it to find a practitioner in your area. It's brilliant when it comes to injuries/conditions like this. I've used it a number of times on myself, family...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-05-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,596
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Becoming an Affiliate

James,

Your best bet is to email seminars@crossfit.com as there may be some lined up towards the end of the year. Otherwise it's a case of checking the mainsite periodically for new...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-10-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,769
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Affiliation Essay and Approval

BOOM! Got mine back today - accepted. Can't wait to get started.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-28-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,769
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Affiliation Essay and Approval

Put mine in at the start of February and still waiting to hear! I imagine they're getting alot through at the moment but timescale quoted when I submitted was 3 weeks....
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-22-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,092
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Are there any limits to using 'WOD'?

WOD isn't a trademark. Lots of places use it.
Forum: Community 02-21-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,392
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Any Crossfit Event in the U.K upcoming weeks?

I'd check out these guys in Edinburgh, I think they're on the verge of affiliating and are CF-L1 already, http://www.missiontrainingsystems.co.uk/ (WFS)

In London I'd also strongly recommend...
Forum: Community 02-20-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,392
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Any Crossfit Event in the U.K upcoming weeks?

Hey buddy,

I don't think there are any events coming up other than the 'Raising the Bar' European Masters Comp held in Cardiff, Wales. Details here...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 02-20-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,898
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Edinburgh

http://www.missiontrainingsystems.co.uk wfs
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 02-20-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,898
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Edinburgh

Check out Mission Training Systems, theyre in Edinburgh not affiliated yet but are L1 trainers and think they are looking to affiliate soon WFS
Forum: Fitness 02-17-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,930
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Westside Conjugate Template

has anyone used the Conjugate Crossfit method also integrating Oly lifts & derivatives? Where would you fit them into the program as I don't want to overload on volume?
Forum: Fitness 02-14-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,848
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Daily Programming - Strenght & Met Con

if you opt to do strength work followed by a metcon, ensure that the metcon is anaerobic in nature. doing aerobic metcons (i.e. tabata) after strength work negates the benefits of the adaptations...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-13-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,919
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Looking for a service to help write business plan

id recommend http://www.liveplan.com (http://www.livepla.com) WFS.

It basically walks you through the whole process, includes cashflow forecasting, balance sheets etc
Forum: Starting 02-13-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: Fitness Testing for Law Enforcement

Hi Martin

I'm a PTI and TSG officer in the Met we have a couple of tests we use - PM me your PNN email and I'll send them over tomorrow.

Cheers,

Matt
Forum: Starting 02-12-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,229
Posted By Matt Connolly
Re: kettlebell or gymnastic rings

I'd go kettlebell over rings every time. Much more variety of movement in terms of strength training, strength endurance and handy for metcons. The swing also helps to teach explosive hip extension...
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