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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-15-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,950
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Rogue Fitness vs. Garage GYM Store

I second the recommendation of Again Faster and Jonathan Gilson. I am a Marine, and have worked several purchases through him with Marine Corps dollars, and he was extremely accomodating to that...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-06-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,711
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Military Owners

I run Crossfit WTBN here in Quantico. We are a non-profit gym. I run a gym with equipment approved for purchase out of my parent commands funds, and have talked them into getting me certified for...
Forum: Community 07-28-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 82,021
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Top t-shirt ideas

Here is our new affiliate t-shirt design. The arc'd "scars" text will go on the front of the t-shirt around the collar bone area, and the KB skull with the Crossfit WTBN and pain for time will go on...
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-01-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 97,246
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Some new CFPC workouts

Ian,

First off, thanks for reposting the updated doc for the workouts. That got sent to the printer, and is in my binder, along with everything else I print off from this thread. (tip of the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-01-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 146,451
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: What are you reading?

Don,

I read that Tucker Max book as well. Picked it up in an airport to pass the time. It was funny, but you are absoultely right, the guy is a grade A turd. Funny, but turd none the less. ...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-30-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,155
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: VA affiliates

Lisa and all,

I wouldnt mind trying to get something together either. Wouldnt mind rotating spaces either, even though ours is relatively small. (think approx 900 sqft) but we have plenty of...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-27-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 146,451
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: What are you reading?

Just got done reading Lone Survivor as well. Seriously one of the best, most engaging military reads I have ever encountered. Great book chronicling the ultimate sacrifice of some of our finest...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-13-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: New Join

Thanks for the replies guys. I was starting to think I was getting the cold shoulder for some reason. I have a small slideshow on my website, and you can click on them to enlarge the photos. I...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-11-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By Chris Stowe
New Join

My name is Chris Stowe, and I am an active duty Marine EOD tech stationed in Quantico, Va. I have been Crossitting for about a year and a half, and have enjoyed this community immensly. I wanted to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-03-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,110
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Affiliate Logo's

No worries Anthony, I figured I would put it out there as a just in case. We got a number of hats made for our unit, and used that type, and they came out great! Glad to know you allready have it...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-03-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,110
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Affiliate Logo's

Jodi, and anyone else looking for hats for your logos to go on. It may have been hit (I didnt see it), but might I humbly suggest Flexfit's low profile unstructured hat line. You can google them,...
Forum: Community 04-15-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 83,771
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: what is your occupation?

U.S. Marine EOD tech. for the last 15 plus years.
Forum: Community 04-09-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,488
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Do you have a crossfit related blog?

I recently started one as my testbed for my future affiliation aspirations. http://st8we.blogspot.com Check it out if you want. Leave a comment if you wish. I just started it so the posts are a...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Great timer!

You are correct Steven. Great ways to get the point across. I did a small review of the item on my blog, as well as provided the link to their website on my blog as well. See above post from me to...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: kettlebells price

I have powermax KB's, and if those are the ones you are talking about, steer clear! Let me qualify that.... If you are going to be doing high volume snatches, cleans, etc, steer clear of them if you...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Great timer!

I apparantly cant send a private message with the link to the timer in it either. Sorry to all of you that have sent me messages about it. I dont know what else to do. I am not pimping this thing...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Great timer!

The website wouldnt let me say what it was, and it think its because of what was said earlier. If you posted a link somewhere promoting it, you got some free gear. I could care less about a free...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Chris Stowe
Great timer!

I got a great interval timer the other day in the mail for tabatas and other intervals. I cant post what it is on here, but I am telling you guys, its great. If you want to know more about it, send...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-25-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,628
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Potomac CrossFit - away we go!!!!

Good to know there is another affiliate coming to this increasingly affiliate rich area. All the ones that I have met so far have been amazing, and truly helpful in all endevors. Tom Brose, Jesse...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-21-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,114
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Ever had a somewhat unnecessary mid-workout lecture?

I can see it now. on the front, it could say "Round is NOT a shape", and on the back...Crossfit..."training not be fat@@ses" That would be GREAT!
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-21-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,114
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Ever had a somewhat unnecessary mid-workout lecture?

I would love to see I t-shirt like that. That is like I would have loved to have gotten an "Its ok to be a ****y t-shirt as well.
Forum: Community 02-22-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 327,150
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: Inspirational Quotes

"Those that beat their guns into plows will plow for those who dont" - Unknown. Great quote in my line of work.
Forum: Exercises 02-22-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: KB snatches

This thread right here I submit as example number 5,010,213 of why this community is the way that it is. Everyone is truly here to help, educate, learn, and motivate everyone else. I cant thank all...
Forum: Exercises 02-21-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By Chris Stowe
Re: KB snatches

Thanks all for the quick reply. I am sure that it has to do with improper techinque. I am just not getting my arm around fast enough or punching through. Now that that was mentioned, that makes...
Forum: Exercises 02-21-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,988
Posted By Chris Stowe
KB snatches

Allright,

So I am starting to learn how to do KB snatches, and I am loving them. My only question is: are you supposed to have deep tissue bruises on the front of the forearms from where the KB...
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