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Forum: Injuries 09-22-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,566
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: palm pain problems

Thanks a lot! I will ask her to give this a try, you advice is much appreciated!
Forum: Injuries 09-22-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,566
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: palm pain problems

Just in the location, not shooting down, she describes it as "the meat of her hand under the callous hurting".
Forum: Injuries 09-22-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,566
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: palm pain problems

Brent--The pain is sharp and shooting as soon as she hangs from bar/rings or if the barbell sits wrong on it and dull achey after WODs.
Thanks
Forum: Injuries 09-21-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,566
Posted By John Hoffner
palm pain problems

I have an athlete with chronic pain in the tissue of the palm, right at the base of the fingers where the majority of CrossFitters see common tears. She is fairly strong (140C&J, 215DL) and...
Forum: Nutrition 08-30-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,665
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Deployed Nutrition

I wrote this up while deployed for a year to Afghanistan (W/F/S)

http://crossfitjarhead.blogspot.com/2011/01/paleo-deployment-menu.html

And I also loved the hell out of Steve's Paleo kits,...
Forum: Nutrition 08-24-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Paleo plus protein powders?

I've eaten on a paleo template for some time, and other than time spent in the sandbox wearing lots of tan it was all very clean and strict. This summer I started supplementing regular CF WODs with...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,444
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Reebok Crossfit

I've been on this forum for over five years, and I've taken and given plenty of advice on footwear, barbells, medicine balls, jumpropes. We (the community) now have a multi-national conglomerate...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-04-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,052
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Nightline mentions Crossfit and Paleo

Really good bit, it was worth the time I waited to be able to see it today, the tone was a bit more whimsical and "hey look at these crazies" than I would have liked, but I'm glad to see a bit more...
Forum: Competitions 02-09-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Camp Leatherneck Fitness Throwdown

http://www.dvidshub.net/news/64938/deployed-personnel-throwdown-fitness-supremacy
Work/Family Safe PAO write up and pictures of the events.

Dent--I said you should rest more if you competed! You...
Forum: Competitions 02-08-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Camp Leatherneck Fitness Throwdown

Kumite vs Cumulative scoring, we went back and forth on this.
Your cumulative day 1 score got you to day two. WOD 3 decided who went to the final and the final WOD decided victory. There were very...
Forum: Competitions 02-07-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Camp Leatherneck Fitness Throwdown

It was a great series of events, we had a lot of fun.
the results:
1st Place Male:
Capt Miguel Toledano
1st Place Female:
Capt Emma Wood
2nd Place Male:
Capt Daniel Austin
2nd Place Female:...
Forum: Competitions 02-03-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Camp Leatherneck Fitness Throwdown

Well, since you asked...
WOD #1= 5k SWIM
WOD #2=Max Bosu Ball squats while juggling MREs
WOD #3...

Seriously, we'll put them on our blog tomorrow right before the competition. We've got ~100...
Forum: Competitions 02-03-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By John Hoffner
Camp Leatherneck Fitness Throwdown

THis weekend we've got a competition out here at CrossFit Leatherneck, Helmand Afghanistan. Two afternoons, 4 total WODs, to see who can tough it out to claim the titles of fittest mand and woman on...
Forum: Community 12-21-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,450
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Naval Post-Graduate School Bans Xfit

Raif, You really need to switch the icon to your caveman photo.

As to CF NPGS or CF Hotel Del or whatever we could call it, it's a matter of priorities... we'll just have to see what happens. ...
Forum: Community 12-17-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,450
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Naval Post-Graduate School Bans Xfit

This really caught my eye, since I PCS to Monterrey in spring. CrossFitting in the Marine Corps for over 5 years now, and I've encountered many of these reactions. Most of you are probably right, I...
Forum: Community 10-16-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,893
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Observations from CrossFitters at a Non-CrossFit

GLad to hear it helped.

I have been involved in one military affiliate or another since 2008 when deployed to Iraq. Its very easy to get support, but even easy to lose that support through your...
Forum: Community 10-12-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,893
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Observations from CrossFitters at a Non-CrossFit

You all actually enjoyed that? Wow--I thought that my Angry Monkey rants would be taken with a grain of salt by the CrossFitters out here, and maybe help our arrangement within Camp Leatherneck--but...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-11-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,794
Posted By John Hoffner
Camp Bastion/CrossFit Leatherneck?

I recently tried contacting the POCs on www.crossfitleatherneck.com (w/f safe) with no success. Any of you still there?
A quick search of the boards didn't produce any word on what happened to this...
Forum: Starting 10-24-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,578
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Crossfit Journal- $25

Really, really agree with all that has already been said. Also have to add that with all the free info from the exercise demo's, the links, to the WOD each day (Games Content, CF RAdio, etc to boot)...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-24-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,172
Posted By John Hoffner
Forum: Competitions 10-19-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,265
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Mid-Atlantic Hopper Challenge 2009

Chris & Christy, George, Glory, Mike, Katie,
Great job on all of your performances on Saturday--it was a truly grueling day for you and all the competitors but you all came out as the fittest!...
Forum: Competitions 03-22-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,092
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: 21 MARCH: National Capital Region Military Affiliate Throwdown

Due to bad timing we had to contend with the National Marathon and we all had great difficulty getting there, as the highway off ramps put us all within the run route and the location was right...
Forum: Competitions 03-20-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,092
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: 21 MARCH: National Capital Region Military Affiliate Throwdown

You beat me to the punch! Thank you & see you there!
-John
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-18-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,288
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: Opening a CF on a military base

As Casey said we have a really good thing going on, the unfortunate part is that the installation had very very little to do with that. I would say you should start meeting up with others on post and...
Forum: Competitions 03-18-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,092
Posted By John Hoffner
Re: 21 MARCH: National Capital Region Military Affiliate Throwdown

Yeah, sorry I didn't specify in the title. We have some Canadian Armed Forces folks at CF Fort Meade, but I don't think they will be joining us.
This is more is the spirit of healthy competition a...
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