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Forum: Fitness 03-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,874
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: How does ones weight affect rowing?

Yes, the C2 site has light weight and heavy weight divisions, and the light weight division is slower.
Forum: Starting 03-02-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 28,053
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: joining a box

I admire those who can work out at home and push themselves hard. I do much better going to a box, and the programming, coaching, and motivation.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-26-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,346
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Tingly hand syndrome?

In general, do people think it is better to start with a chiro vs. a family practice doctor for "tingly hand syndrome?"
Forum: Community 03-31-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,295
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Another Masters age group

I agree, Helen. It's just a matter of time. As the number of competitors in that age category increases, it will become much more feasible.
Forum: Competitions 03-31-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,717
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: If I was Dave Castro . . .

Hmmm.... everyone's life is different. Pretty much a desk jockey, but I can now throw a heavy bag of dog food over my shoulder to lug it out the store, help move heavy furniture or equipment, along...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-26-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,346
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Tingly hand syndrome?

You might also want to try wearing wrist braces at night, at least for awhile, to see if that alleviates the symptoms.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-23-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,430
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Opinions on Hiring New Coaches.

We have an internship program, where the head coach works very closely with interested members, for months, if needed.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-02-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,753
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Owning Multiple Boxes / Locations

The one box-one owner rule wasn't always in place, and those affiliate owners who had multiple sites were grandfathered in.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-23-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,284
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Starting a Box with a full time job?

You should definitely give it more time. Are you at an affiliate now? If so, are you able to assist there? That will give you a better idea of whether actually owning a box is something you even want...
Forum: Starting 06-11-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,225
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Thinking of joining

Re: clothes - any workout clothes are fine. Most CFers aren't too worried about fashion.

Re: shoes - personally, I like minimalist shoes for CF. Traditional running shoes tend to have too cushiony...
Forum: Fitness 06-11-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,662
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Importance of Coaching

You do note that your box hasn't even tried walking through muscle ups... to me that sounds like a lack in teaching skills. Really, I think it's pretty difficult for an average person to learn how to...
Forum: Starting 06-08-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,465
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: What does a "good box" mean to you?

Yeah, I tried working out at home, but just got bored and never pushed myself. For me, it's been well worth joining a box. I've been at it 4 years with no end in sight.
Forum: Starting 06-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,151
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Movements/min lifting before joining a gym

The way I look at the posted WODs is that they are written to challenge the top athletes. The rest of us mere mortals scale from there.

As others have said, just go, and you will get better and...
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 33,981
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Female, 36 yr. old. 133 lbs. need some help.

One thing to consider is that weightlifting will build not only strong muscles, but strong bones, things you will appreciate having in the future.
Forum: Starting 04-26-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 30,529
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Level 1 Test

I thought the test was worded rather confusingly also, so maybe that is what tripped you up. You do definitely need to know the *best* answer, rather than just a correct one.

Good luck on your...
Forum: Starting 04-20-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,700
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: New to CrossFit.

Welcome to the board!
Forum: Nutrition 03-14-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,520
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Is 6ft 1 too tall?

Some things might be harder -- just means you're getting fitter than the shorter guys.
Forum: Competitions 03-14-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 530,775
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: 2013 Open, Regionals and Games Thread

I was really happy to see the standards on the box jumps/steps. If I remember correctly, wasn't last year's standard strict box jumps, at least for jumping up?

I hope competitors think through...
Forum: Fitness 03-13-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,588
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: I'm being tempted by the dark side!

Different boxes will have different approaches... ours does some pretty sophisticated strength training, so it can be done.

Maybe talk to your coaches about what you feel is missing?
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-29-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,939
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: How long is your average WOD?

We usually mix up short, medium and long WODs, but our members seem to feel quite cheated if they don't have 30 + minute WODs most days.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-22-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,951
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Starting from scratch - not much experience

Once you start your business, I think you'll find that having some life experience and financial stability will work toward your advantage.
Forum: Testimonials 09-22-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,512
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Doubting myself

My advice is to check out a few local affiliates, and join the one that feels the best.

The community and coaches will help support and motivate you. Being a bigger guy, I actually see that you...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-22-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,971
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Zenplanner

I believe ZP would love to hear feedback. I have been extremely impressed with their customer service and technical support, and the rep I've worked with seemed very open to suggestions on improving...
Forum: Starting 08-12-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,951
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: Starting Foundations soon, with knees on my mind...

You may want to see an orthopedic doctor. I've had similar symptoms, was told by regular doctors it was just a sign of age. I did do a lot of chiro and rehab, but finally got pushed over the edge and...
Forum: Nutrition 07-20-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,674
Posted By Page Johnson
Re: when is the weight going to stop going up!

Free yourself from the tyranny of the scale. If you're happy with your health, performance and appearance, you're on the right track.

You seem to building muscle mass, and you might also be...
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