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Search: Posts Made By: Jesse Newman-Barnhart
Forum: Starting 01-09-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,917
Re: In need of help with size and strength!

To get good at CrossFit, do CrossFit. You will see strength gains but they won't be as drastic compared to a dedicated strength program. If you want a good strength basis then you should check out...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,130
Re: Recommended Crossfit Shoes

Depends what I'm doing. Wet out: Vibram FiveFingers Flows. Lifting and WODs: Inov8 F-Lite 230s or Adidas Sambas or VIbram FiveFingers Komodo Sports.
Forum: Starting 12-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,378
Re: More than WOD...

:yeahthat:

Starting in a couple weeks after I finish doing strictly strength work I'll be doing a program that I set up for myself. 3 on 1 off WODs with morning or evening strength work based on...
Forum: Starting 12-29-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,497
Re: Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

Awesome I'll stick to this and see where it takes her.
Forum: Competitions 12-28-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 23,578
Re: What I'd like to see at the 2012 games

1,000 pullups for time. All athletes are then blind folded and taken to an defferent locations 20 miles away from which they must then make it back to the stadium for the next WOD of a 100k row for...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,497
Re: Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

Yeah she before she moved to the same town I'm in she had a membership to the gym in her old town. She works crazy hours in December and told me as soon as January hits she wants to start going to...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,497
Re: Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

Oh of course, daily mobility is a must and I've been doing it for a while now, forgot to mention that.
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,497
Re: Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

For sure the hip was what I was most cautious about. She hasn't hurt her back its just sore from lifting things at work and her not being very strong. I definitely need to get more background on...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,497
Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

Just looking for some quick tips on getting my girlfriend started out on basic lifting with me this coming January. Her background is primarily soccer, but she had a hip injury so hasn't been able...
Forum: Community 08-16-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,519
Re: Accreditation on Level 1 Cert

I did my level 1 in July '10. However I've moved twice since then so I imagine they sent it to my old address.
Forum: Starting 08-12-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Re: New to CF

:welcome:
Push yourself hard. Eat clean (check out info on paleo). Check out Kelly Starrett's mobility WOD site. Stay well hydrated. Take fish oil. And have fun with it! :D
Forum: Starting 08-12-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
Re: Newbie Question

:yeahthat:
Like pretty much everything else in the world it'll differ person to person BUT as a general rule of thumb if you find yourself needing more than 5 minutes of rest between sets, you're...
Forum: Community 08-12-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,519
Accreditation on Level 1 Cert

Asking this on behalf of a friend and fellow level 1 trainer...
She and I both got our certs before the ANSI was added on to it while her husband got his after the fact. His has the ANSI shtuff on...
Forum: Starting 03-17-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 42,137
Re: How to fail at Crossfit

Too much too fast was the biggest problem I ran into and inevitably caught up to me. Now I'm dealing with two messed up shoulders. Oh well, live and learn, I know what I did wrong and what not to...
Forum: Fitness 03-17-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 56,747
Re: Combining CrossFit with P90X, and Insanity

As with anything new (diet, exercise, etc.) take time and ease into it so as not to shock the body. Slowly increase food intake and add whole milk.
Forum: Fitness 03-17-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 56,747
Re: Combining CrossFit with P90X, and Insanity

I'm 6'1"/165/21yo, been a CrossFitter for almost 2 years, consistent for about 1/2 that- ship life made it difficult. Haven't been doing WODs for a while due to a shoulder injury, but am starting SS...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-21-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,171
Re: Zombie training 101 w/ CrossFit!

Remember, guns need reloading; not an easy task when running from a hoard of hungry zombies. I think I'd be good with a cricket bat and a shotgun in case I needed a quick escape.
Forum: Injuries 02-19-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,327
Right shoulder pulled up & forward

I've been going to PT for my right shoulder for about two months now. Basically my shoulder blade doesn't properly control my arm. My physical therapist noticed recently that my right shoulder is...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-18-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 84,404
Re: Most Embarassing Crossfit Moments

Being a part-time trainer (still on active duty) at the box here I have the advantage of working out whenever I want so no one was around to witness this...
I went in to do "Wittman", went through my...
Forum: Community 02-01-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,369
Re: P90x

I would guess the main appeal of P90X is that you can do it in the safety of your home. To throw P90X puritans into a competition against CF puritans would just be silly; they haven't learned/trained...
Forum: Competitions 02-01-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,830
Re: Snoqualmie Valley CrossFit Games

I'm in Port Angeles, so not too far away. Whats going down?
Forum: Community 01-05-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 78,274
Re: shameless plug for facebook friends

http://www.facebook.com/jessenb (mostly wfs)

can't have enough CF buddies!
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-05-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,788
Re: do you ever try to show off your cf acquired skills when you're drunk?

I finally got my brother into CrossFit while he was in Iraq in 09. This past August I was home for his bachelor party he and I and one of his buddies (also new to CrossFit) were talking about CF. ...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-05-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 63,331
Re: Whats the hardest WOD?

Did "Bull" when it came up on the mainsite. 1 mile rows subbed for the runs. Brutal.
Forum: Fitness 01-05-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,196
Re: How many of you ACTUALLY puke? (and how often)

Closest I ever came was during "Bull". I subbed the mile runs for mile rows (heel injury) and I felt pretty nauseous halfway through the second set of pullups. Just paused for a few seconds to...
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