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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-10-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 210,116
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

Hey Matt,

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I did a couple of google searches, found what I needed and made the changes in the CSS script.

Ryan
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-10-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 210,116
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

Hey Matt,

I'm glad you started this as I've been using wordpress for my blog (www.crossfitmilwaukee.com) the past couple months and have been pretty happy with it. The only issue I was hoping you...
Forum: Competitions 09-04-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,830
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Re: CrossFit Kids 'Cindy' Competition

Congratulations, Nat - awesome work!
Forum: Competitions 08-29-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,830
Posted By Ryan Atkins
CrossFit Kids 'Cindy' Competition

I don't know if she won or not, but I'm a proud papa in any event:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=s3gwbKtuUVo

Ryan
Forum: Starting 08-15-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Frank! Great to have you back! For those of...

Frank!

Great to have you back!

For those of you who don't know, Frank is VERY creative with equipment. The one that stands out most in my mind is how he described making weight plates out of...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,828
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey Peter, FWIW, I've broken a pair of push-up...

Hey Peter,

FWIW, I've broken a pair of push-up bars while doing L-holds on them. I'm about 220#. YMMV depending on your weight and the quality of the equipment.

Hope this helps,

Ryan
Forum: Community 08-06-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,054
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Kevin, Just because some nimrod posts the...

Kevin,

Just because some nimrod posts the material online somewhere doens't mean we have to go about advertising it on this site. Think of the ramnifications of someone posting all of the CrossFit...
Forum: Starting 07-30-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,638
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Here's one we did over the weekend: ...

Here's one we did over the weekend:

http://fitness.meetup.com/257/photos/

Hope this helps,

Ryan
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 07-26-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hi James, I'm going to suggest using your...

Hi James,

I'm going to suggest using your environment. Here's an unconventional one we did today. It consisted of using a very steep hill (I'd estimate 40 degree incline) that had two fences...
Forum: Digital Coaching 07-15-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hi Patrick, You said: "I kept my arms straight...

Hi Patrick,

You said: "I kept my arms straight until my hips had fully extended too."

You did. The only problem is that those knees have to rebend almost as soon as the bar passes them. You...
Forum: Testimonials 06-06-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By Ryan Atkins
For those of you who haven't met Christine, she's...

For those of you who haven't met Christine, she's a true die hard and extremely hard worker - makes a trainer's job easy. It's a been a real pleasure hearing about her improvements and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-13-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Larry - I look forward to the call and workouts!...

Larry - I look forward to the call and workouts! My vacation (and a recent knee injury) made me fat. I apologize for the delayed response, but have been on the road the past two days.

Justin -...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,956
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey everyone, If anyone from the Chicago, SE...

Hey everyone,

If anyone from the Chicago, SE WI area want to take part of this and not pay for shipping, I'll be heading back home from Florida and passing through Louisville during business hours...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-12-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Larry, No worries. Buckley road - is that the...

Larry,

No worries. Buckley road - is that the Libertyville location you talked about before? Let me know if you need any help getting things going.

Ryan
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-11-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey Joe, I do a good portion of my training at...

Hey Joe,

I do a good portion of my training at Speed Zone Sports Performance. It's off of Hwy 50 in Kenosha which is just a couple minutes north of the WI-IL border. I currently run CF classes...
Forum: Community 01-24-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,077
Posted By Ryan Atkins
And another: ...

And another:

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/3499/35920.jpg

But I'm not complaining - mine became a collector's item a loooong time ago.

Ryan
Forum: Community 01-20-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,838
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Earlier today a friend and I were finishing up...

Earlier today a friend and I were finishing up the CF Total. My mom was in the neighborhood and dropped off my children at the place we were training at (a place I'm currently renting space out of -...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-23-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,201
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Anybody remember this one?: Sunday 030720...

Anybody remember this one?:

Sunday 030720
Weighted walking lunge/push-press for 400 meters.

Four lunge steps, alternating legs, followed by 5 reps of push-press repeated through 400 meters....
Forum: CrossPit 12-08-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,399
Posted By Ryan Atkins
I'm late to the party. Sorry, been busy. Here's...

I'm late to the party. Sorry, been busy. Here's what Hal had to say:

Glad to see my essay still has legs, and that the responses have upgraded. I'll respond to some of the comments:

'It's...
Forum: Exercises 11-18-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey Eric, Try right clicking on the link,...

Hey Eric,

Try right clicking on the link, select 'save as' and save the file to your hard drive. You'll then have to change .unk extnesion back to .asf. I don't know what the file extension stands...
Forum: Exercises 11-17-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Good thing I'm not busy tonight. I did a single...

Good thing I'm not busy tonight. I did a single round of ten for the vid clip. You'll have to excuse my form on some of the exercises (v-sits, candlesticks, in particular), but I'm big and fat.


...
Forum: Exercises 11-17-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ryan Atkins
I've started doing some gymnastics training...

I've started doing some gymnastics training sessions with a boys copetitive coach who I work with. Here's a circuit he put me through a couple of days ago. X is the number of reps (or, in the case of...
Forum: Exercises 11-01-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey Dave, I was wondering about this a LONG...

Hey Dave,

I was wondering about this a LONG time ago. When the 'Try This At Home' video came out, Grace was featured with Greg and Dave going (literally) head to head. The surface they were...
Forum: Fitness 10-24-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,275
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Even worse, they could seriously damage the...

Even worse, they could seriously damage the reputation of good training options like Oly lifting and Kettlebells

Not to mention the damage that's being done to the reputation of strippers. :haha:...
Forum: Community 10-17-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,247
Posted By Ryan Atkins
Hey everyone, My wife saw this posted at work...

Hey everyone,

My wife saw this posted at work and read it to me over the phone. I thought it was amusing, so I asked her to copy it so I could post it here. I'd quote a source, but none was...
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