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Forum: Competitions 01-14-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,953
Posted By John Wopat
Re: Oldest, Fastest RX'd Fran

I did Fran in 6 flat when I was 59, but clearly not c2b Games standard. I've been rehabbing a knee injury and doing SS, but plan on doing Fran on a regular basis as part of my training for the Albany...
Forum: Competitions 05-15-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 49,057
Posted By John Wopat
Re: East Coast CF Challenge

Jason, I have a few questions about how the CFT will be run. 1. Will each competitor be expected to complete the squat-press-deadlift sequentially,or will all competitors complete the squat, then all...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-27-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,304
Posted By John Wopat
Re: Skip's Workout log

Hey skip, nice job on these. where do you workout? there's a few of us at the rb y. shoot me a line. keep on truckin'
Forum: Competitions 11-27-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,565
Posted By John Wopat
Re: Eugene Allen's Birthday Pullup Challenge

40, pr by 14! Goal was 30. Underhanded kippers, the last few had a real Rockette whomp to them.Thanks, Eugene and Happy Birthday. BW:170, Y/A:59
Forum: Competitions 10-22-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,565
Posted By John Wopat
Wink Re: Eugene Allen's Birthday Pullup Challenge

Sounds like great fun. My current max is 26, I'll shoot for 30, wish I could hit my age but at 59, I've got a way to go.
Forum: Testimonials 07-17-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,935
Posted By John Wopat
Derek, Nice job. A century is an immediate goal....

Derek, Nice job. A century is an immediate goal. I had a no doubt about it 90 and a we need to check the video oh so close at 95. Keep pushin' bro, I'm right behind 'ya!
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-17-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,000
Posted By John Wopat
These are high school kids unfamiliar w/ CF...

These are high school kids unfamiliar w/ CF movements. For example, a good Fran score requires you kip your pullups. Why not let them compete against each other in the Wod's rather than against...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-19-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,957
Posted By John Wopat
He should announce to friends and family that he...

He should announce to friends and family that he is/or has quit. A relapse will put him a position of shame in their eyes and give him an added reason to remain tobacco free.
Forum: Fitness 04-16-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,214
Posted By John Wopat
I think distance swimming chubbiness is a...

I think distance swimming chubbiness is a function of water temperature and the buoyant effect of fat. most bodies of water where long distance swims occur are in the 60's and 70's, temperatures...
Forum: Fitness 04-16-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,376
Posted By John Wopat
Concentrate on technique by doing stroke drills....

Concentrate on technique by doing stroke drills. Check out Total Immersion asap; Terry stresses stroke drills and suggests that they encompass as much as 50% of your workout. Some of my favorite...
Forum: Fitness 04-16-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,614
Posted By John Wopat
Once I can move, particularly after a nasty...

Once I can move, particularly after a nasty metcon, I stretch my hamstrings, back, and do some simple yoga positions like cobra and lying down dog, and the sampson stretch. I like to throw in some...
Forum: Fitness 04-03-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,832
Posted By John Wopat
John, It's always tough to squeeze everything in....

John, It's always tough to squeeze everything in. Here's some thoughts. CF gives your the basic horsepower to get through a sprint in fine form; metcon WODs, many of which have a run component which...
Forum: Fitness 03-26-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,614
Posted By John Wopat
Jason, What the weight in pounds/poods for the kb...

Jason, What the weight in pounds/poods for the kb swings for the 3/25 swim workout? I assume the wall ball is the standard 20#. Looks mighty nasty.
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 630,799
Posted By John Wopat
Thanks guys. And I thought "metcon" meant an...

Thanks guys. And I thought "metcon" meant an inmate in a metropolitian correctional facility!
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,614
Posted By John Wopat
Jason, Great workout. I saw it today, a rest day,...

Jason, Great workout. I saw it today, a rest day, but I'll be sure to do it this week. Thanks!
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By John Wopat
Celio, Welcome. First, there's no question that...

Celio, Welcome. First, there's no question that you're overtraining. you wouldn't be asking about it if you weren't. I'm not sure where I saw it, but the general rule at CF seems to be take a week...
Forum: Fitness 03-01-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,080
Posted By John Wopat
Yes, you can have CF and tri's, but you should...

Yes, you can have CF and tri's, but you should ask yourself which is more important. If you want to compete in tri's as a part of a total fitness lifestyle, that's one thing, but if you want to be...
Forum: Fitness 02-26-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,447
Posted By John Wopat
I agree with Steve. When I trained for Ironman,...

I agree with Steve. When I trained for Ironman, some years ago, I used to monitor my resting hr upon waking. Check it regularly and if you notice an uptick of 5-10% you may be overtrainig. Remember,...
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