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Forum: Starting 08-11-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Another New Guy

Hi James,

I second what Alexander said. Go see Kempie and Leon at CFNEE (http://www.crossfitnortheastengland.com/) (WFS), you won't regret it.

As for qualification for the 2011 Games, the...
Forum: Starting 04-30-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Hello!

Hi Paul,

it's difficult to say how many classes you'd need to go to without seeing you move but, I doubt there is a "Crossfitter" in existance who wouldn't benefit from coaching on at least one...
Forum: Starting 04-28-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Hello!

Hi Paul,

as the others have said, start with the Brand X scaling and the strength will come in time. Even better than that, if you haven't already done so, visit one of the 4 CrossFit affiliates...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-23-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,547
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: UK Affilates

Hi Scott,

have you tried http://www.funckey.co.uk (wfs) there are quite a few UK crossfitters (and other functional fitness athletes) who post on there. You might be able to find someone local...
Forum: Competitions 04-23-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 77,484
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: CrossFit Games Qualifier Observations

why should he apologise? There is no accusation, implicit or direct that anybody cheated and certainly no names mentioned. It was merely a suggestion that perhaps to avoid future accusations of...
Forum: Exercises 03-09-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,245
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Pull Up Probs(Royal Marines Selection)

Chris,

go and see Jonny and Helen at Crossfit Northern Ireland, they will help you out! http://www.elite400.co.uk/ (WFS)
Forum: Starting 03-04-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,834
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: L-sits and pull-ups

how long can you hold the L sit position for now? aim for a few seconds longer. once you have that, aim for a few more until you can hold it all day. There is no maximum.



do pullups! :)...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 02-25-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,513
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: CrossFitters in London

Hi Latika

other than Andrew Stelmer's setup at Crossfit London the only other Crossfit affiliate within London is Crossfit Surrey at the moment. I think Reading and West Sussex (Worthing) or...
Forum: Nutrition 02-24-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,457
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Sugar Free Protien Shakes

Make breakfast in the evening before bed, then you can just grab it on the way out to work and eat on the hoof/at your desk. Hot food might be a problem but some left over meat and veggies from...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,239
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: UK supplier for non-bounce D-ball

Oh yeah, I just checked and you can get them from Strength Power Speed too

http://www.strengthpowerspeed.co.uk/HTML/dynamax.htm (WFS)

although, the dynamax balls arn't so good for ball slams...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,239
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: UK supplier for non-bounce D-ball

you can make your own...

I'm pretty sure there are instructions somewhere in the Crossfit Journal archives or on here.

Get a basketball and puncture it with a small screwdriver.
Force a...
Forum: Competitions 01-26-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,459
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: CrossFit Games - International

Nice one Kempie! :)

and Congrats to Jonny and Helzy for hosting!

it should be a great weekend. Good luck to all those who will be competing.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-22-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,628
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Reccomended Reading

I remember that there was a thread on this very subject last summer where a long list of recommended reading for affiliate owners was posted.

http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=34690...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-04-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,848
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Cleans

I only really looked at the last video but you seem to be pulling the bar with your arms..

pausing during the pull you can see that your elbows go high and wide as you pull the bar upwards.
...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-03-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,057
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Snatch and C&J Technique - What to fix first?

I'd fix the back angle first Col, but then as you are probably aware, I know jack s***.

everything starts from there, get that bit right and the bar will stay closer to your body/legs, you will be...
Forum: Nutrition 11-19-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 203,381
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Breyers every night (seriously), explain this

Hi Peter,

have a look for Mackie's Icecream. it is the mutt's nuts. Most icecreams we have found in supermarkets (even the luxury ones) are made from reconsituted skimmed mik, glucose...etc. ...
Forum: Starting 11-05-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,188
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Getting fit for snowboard season- UK

Hi James,

dropping weight and toning up are pretty much the same thing, lose the fat and lo and behold you can see the muscles underneath. Best way to do this is the zone diet...
Forum: Nutrition 10-31-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,872
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Coconut & Fish

because coconut isn't a nut?:confused:
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-31-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: To all trainers...i have a question

400m "zombie" walking lunges

person 1 = human
person 2 = zombie

the human gets a few seconds head start, if the zombie then catches them they both do 10 burpees or something then swap roles &...
Forum: Nutrition 10-17-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,681
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Have any good soup or chili recipes?

2 birds with 1 stone...

Chilli Beef Soup

16 Blocks = 2 nights x 8 blocks split 5/3 or 4/4

20 oz (560g) lean steak mince = 15 oz cooked = 10 protein
6 oz grated cheese = 6 protein (split...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-25-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,902
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: substitue for pull ups

KB swings make a pretty good sub. Since Nicole is for max reps you could sub max rep press ups
Forum: Nutrition 09-24-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,743
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Breast Feeding Nutrition

Hi Jamie

congratulations on becoming a dad, my little girl is just 4 weeks old so I share your pain with the lack of sleep.

Just a few things we have learnt in the last couple of weeks, some of...
Forum: Nutrition 09-17-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,006
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Why has my performance dropped 4 days into Zone?

There could be a clue here!

it was 1 meal and 1 workout. Unless you are at a very low %age body fat (in which case you should be on multiple fat blocks) I think it is unlikely that one meal...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-16-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,758
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Covenant not to compete

does Crossfit (constantly varied functional movments performed at high intensity) compete with their business (programed non-functional isolation excercises performed at low intensity?)?
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,864
Posted By Chris Worrall
Re: Best Price C2 in United Kingdom

have you tried e-bay? There are a couple on there for under 500 finishing today
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