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Forum: Competitions 06-07-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Rene - you wrote: "It depends on what you're...

Rene -

you wrote:
"It depends on what you're doing the training for..... CrossFit, as GPP, is aiming to use the cleans mostly to train things other than the clean."

Well said, and definitely...
Forum: Competitions 06-03-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Christian - you wrote: "My challenge is for...

Christian -

you wrote: "My challenge is for any non MMA er with a low post to get into the ring or mat with even a decent grappler or mma and after 5 minutes tell me you are not gassed. I realize...
Forum: Competitions 06-02-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
David - I bet you could get this time down...

David -

I bet you could get this time down into the 7's pretty quickly after you get back to form and you've gone a few rounds of it. That was my experience.

Rich
Forum: Competitions 05-27-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Jay / Ron - Post your times and the times from...

Jay / Ron -

Post your times and the times from the Rugby team if you can (Jay).
Jay- make sure they lower the weight all the way to the ground (with no bouncing) and do a full clean from the...
Forum: Competitions 05-21-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Coach - Yep. I'm a believer. Agree on all...

Coach - Yep. I'm a believer. Agree on all points.

Graham - Yeah, times would definitely switch around depending on the exercise. When I created this challenge for the boys at the gym, I also...
Forum: Competitions 05-20-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Wow! Graham may have understood the situation...

Wow!

Graham may have understood the situation better than I. Maybe I've under estimated the average CF'er.
Or more likely - maybe I'm subconsciously attempting to keep the definition of...
Forum: Competitions 05-20-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Graham Here's what I'm seeing... CrossFit...

Graham

Here's what I'm seeing...

CrossFit Times:
Rutman 4:46
Atkins 4:55
Bozman 5:25
Rutman 5:29 (Rutman's son)
Hayes 6:30
Forum: Competitions 05-19-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Guys - If a guy like Steve Cotter comes in at...

Guys -

If a guy like Steve Cotter comes in at 4:15 then I think we're getting close to the "theoretical minimum" that a human can accomplish on this event.

Looks to me like:
6:00 to 8:00...
Forum: Competitions 05-19-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Jay - Yeah Baby. That's my goal too. Break the...

Jay -
Yeah Baby. That's my goal too. Break the magic 5 minute barrier by end of summer. I'm a big guy too: 36 yrs old, 5'11, 280 lbs.
I'm in the 7 minute range right now. Like you, I'm on pace...
Forum: Competitions 05-18-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Holy @#@$@!! We are in the presence of...

Holy @#@$@!!

We are in the presence of greatness.

Rutman -
4:46 is absolutely smokin'. Incredible! The best time so far.

The boys at the MMA Academy are humbled. I must say though, that...
Forum: Competitions 05-18-2005, 11:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Michael - Hey thanks for the links. I think...

Michael -

Hey thanks for the links. I think you're right that Grace may be a better overall comparison but I made this workout up with the whiney nature of these MMA Primadonna's in mind.
I knew...
Forum: Competitions 05-18-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
YES! I knew it! RYAN - that is an excellent...

YES! I knew it!

RYAN - that is an excellent time.
The very first time posted by a CrossFitter breaks the 5-minute barrier. SHOCKING!

It's also the best time I've heard of so far.

I...
Forum: Community 05-18-2005, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,353
Posted By Richard Owen
Cant wait to hear your times guys. Thanks for...

Cant wait to hear your times guys.

Thanks for taking a shot at it.
Forum: Community 05-17-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,353
Posted By Richard Owen
Guys If you're into MMA at all... then check...

Guys

If you're into MMA at all... then check out my post under COMPETITIONS:" Complete this...".

I train with some world class (I am NOT world class by any stretch, but they are) MMA fighters...
Forum: Starting 05-17-2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Richard Owen
Hey JK - Go check out my 5 minute challenge...

Hey JK -

Go check out my 5 minute challenge and benchmark your self against some Pro MMA fighters.
Look under "Competitions" tab: "Complete this in under 5 minutes and you're better than the...
Forum: Competitions 05-17-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
Thanks for the clarification! Each power clean...

Thanks for the clarification!

Each power clean is full from the floor. I should also mention that these guys don't have bumper plates and so their times are perhaps a bit hindered by the fact that...
Forum: Competitions 05-17-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,086
Posted By Richard Owen
If you can perform the following workout in under...

If you can perform the following workout in under 5 minutes then you are in better shape than several Professional MMA fighters that are currently at national (pay-per-view) level.

The workout:
5...
Forum: Fitness 05-17-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,705
Posted By Richard Owen
Eugene- You wrote: "The world is packed...

Eugene-

You wrote:

"The world is packed with mouth breathers that invariably find their way into the seat next to you on the airplane and complain about how small the food portion is. It's...
Forum: Starting 05-17-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Richard Owen
Christian - I'm just starting too. I'm 36 and am...

Christian -
I'm just starting too. I'm 36 and am post 3 surgery's (shoulder twice and knee once) all from sports and lifting. I'm convinced crossfit is the best overall program you can get into for...
Forum: Fitness 05-16-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,403
Posted By Richard Owen
Oh my @#!@#!!! Jason - thanks for providing...

Oh my @#!@#!!!

Jason - thanks for providing that link!

Gentlemen - When I first started grappling I was told that traditional BJJ avoided kicking and punching because real kicks and punches...
Forum: Fitness 05-15-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,162
Posted By Richard Owen
Yo- Dad Burgener... Those are some serious...

Yo- Dad Burgener...

Those are some serious studs you're grooming there. I can only imagine how much fun you've had watching them compete and win.
I've got some wrestlers in my family (my boys)...
Forum: Fitness 05-15-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,403
Posted By Richard Owen
Right on Boose. Do what works. I feel BJJ is...

Right on Boose. Do what works.
I feel BJJ is best all'round for sport or street, but a well placed left hook is the best weapon sometimes.
My son won NAGA Chicago last May, so he's really into...
Forum: Fitness 05-13-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,162
Posted By Richard Owen
I did a lot of strength training at a young age....

I did a lot of strength training at a young age.
Never saw any problem with it.

...now that I think of it though... I've also had 2 shoulder surgery's, and a knee surgery - both related to...
Forum: Fitness 05-13-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,403
Posted By Richard Owen
I've been a BJJ guy for many years. Train at...

I've been a BJJ guy for many years. Train at George Gurgel's MMA academy in Middletown Ohio. Lots of Pro fighters there (like Rich Franklin - you may know from UFC).
I used to think BJJ was all...
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