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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-06-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,927
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Name, how to choose your name?!

I am in the process of affiliating, so excited!! I received notice today that the name I had chosen cannot be used, so I need to submit 3 name choices. I am struggling with this. Mainly, because I...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,293
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Post-op/rehab advice needed

Hi Joy!

I agree with Kate. I had a bi-lateral mastectomy and lymph nodes removed, following chemo last July. I was devastated to not be able to work out, but I could work my lower body only for...
Forum: Exercises 06-06-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By Diane Shadgett
New power snatch max!

Did 55lbs 3x today!! This is huge for me. I had surgery 4weeks ago and I am gaining strength back pretty quick! Took advice from people in the community and all of your tips have helped me...
Forum: Starting 05-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: New to the forums!

Welcome! About 5 years ago I was involved in Figure Competitions. I started doing CrossFit a year and a half ago and never looked back, never will! I follow the Zone diet that CrossFit supports. ...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Expand or Not

Thank you for responding to me. I think you sound like you have a great plan set forth. I believe 3 months in the bank worth of bills is the way to be. If I expand now (same scenario - unit next...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Expand or Not

Thanks for response! That is what I am leaning towards. My partner and I were crunching numbers today, just makes more sense.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-22-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Expand or Not

Thank you for your response. That really is what I was thinking too. Where I am located, the closest box is 15-20 miles away in every direction. Though there are no other boxes, my concern is...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-22-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Expand or Not

Hi,

I have applied for affiliation about 3 weeks+ ago. Patiently waiting with fingers crossed! I currently run a training facility that is 1500sq ft. 4 platforms, large rig set up, power rack,...
Forum: Fitness 05-21-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,585
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Sled Pulling

I do sled pushing sprints 2x a week for conditioning and helps increase quick recovery. I read about tge sled being great for conditioning you to do WODs. I have the Rogue dogsled. A couole ladies...
Forum: Starting 05-21-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,012
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: instead Handstand push-ups?

You could substitute push presses. Keep working on the handstand push ups too. You'll get tgem! Never say "I can't". Time, practice and perseverance!
Forum: Workout Logs 05-21-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,034
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Crazy WOD

Re-did tbis one. Stopped being a bi***. New time 15:21!!
Forum: Exercises 05-21-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Conquered the 15' rope climb!

Thanks again! I haven't achieved the muscle up yet. I have drills I am working on, but I can only imagine the sense of accomplishment! I did feel that "high" , everyone in the gym cheered. It was...
Forum: Starting 05-21-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: A life changed ... :)

Kudos to your wife Joe!! I conquered the 15' rope yesterday and I actually thought in my head screw cancer!! I actually thought a different word, but keeping it clean. I wish you and your wife many...
Forum: Starting 05-21-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: A life changed ... :)

Thank you Sarah! Keep up the great work! You will feel better and get such a sense of satisfaction everytime you accomplish something new! Reach out anytime. :)
Forum: Exercises 05-21-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Conquered the 15' rope climb!

Thanks guys!!:thanx:
Forum: Exercises 05-20-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Red face Conquered the 15' rope climb!

I am afraid of heights, so started climbing a rope with knots to 15'. So, today I was sitting staring at regular rope, post having surgery a week and a half ago. I thought, screw it, I am going to...
Forum: Starting 05-19-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Smile Re: First Timer!

Welcome Libby! Keep up the great work!
Forum: Starting 05-19-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,673
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Smile Re: Needing advice to start as an obese person.

Welcome! You may want to also check out the Zone Diet. CrossFit talks about it in depth in training seminars. It is what they actually promote. It really works great. It breaks down the macro...
Forum: Starting 05-19-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Smile Re: A life changed ... :)

Great job Sarah! I am 44yrs old. I have always been active in some form of fitness or another, but can tell you I have never felt as much success (or as beat up) as when I started doing CrossFit,...
Forum: Starting 05-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,944
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Newbie, and even the warm ups seem difficult!

Keep it up Marina, we've all been there!
Forum: Starting 05-04-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 49,445
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: CrossFit Level 1 Course Review - March 2013

Just completed my Level 1 it was awesome! A great weekend of learning, brushing up and learning new drills, etc.:pepper:
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-04-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,543
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: tender wrists

Gymratwristwraps.com have the soft wraps that you can easily tighten or loosen. Better than the old school velcro stiff. They have ones that say crossfit on them. They are like one's worn in the...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-30-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,821
Posted By Diane Shadgett
CrossFit saves you during MRI

Had to have MRI today. Face down, arms above head for 40min.! CrossFit teaches principles and toughness so when "life" happens, you're prepared. So, while in the tunnel, the voice comes on, "ok 3min...
Forum: Exercises 04-18-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,657
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Snatches, my feet land like a starfish!! help!

Sounds good. I am employing a trainer knowledgeable in Olympic lifts to instruct me. It's when I drop under the bar I land with my feet too wide in my squat. I had marked my feet from my overhead...
Forum: Exercises 04-18-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,657
Posted By Diane Shadgett
Re: Snatches, my feet land like a starfish!! help!

Power snatch. I know I am jumping my feet out a bit far. Thank you for the tips! I will be marking my feet next workout and doing the drills. Thanks again!
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