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Forum: CrossPit 05-09-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,203
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: MMA & Crossfit - Five Ounces of Pain Article

Ryan,

Please do. It'd be an honor.

Gary
Forum: CrossPit 05-08-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,203
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: MMA & Crossfit - Five Ounces of Pain Article

Frank - thanks for the fix! And, thanks to both of you for the kinds words.

Gary
Forum: CrossPit 05-08-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,593
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Starting MMA Training, Need Groin Protector and Mouth Piece advice

For custom mouth guards, check out Dr. Persky's shop at FightDentist.com He does the guards for a lot of the top fighters in the world. One of the fighters I work with has one of their guards and...
Forum: CrossPit 05-08-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,203
Posted By Gary Wimsett
MMA & Crossfit - Five Ounces of Pain Article

I write for Five Ounces of Pain (an MMA site) and in my last column, "Please to Meet Me", I had to mention Crossfit because this community has been a significant part of my rediscovery of fitness and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-19-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Outdoor "Bootcamp" legal question..

Talk to the appropriate city/town officials and find out how to do it the right way. The city's main concern would be vicarious liability so that'll need to be addressed. Secondary concerns would...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-19-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,653
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Sole Proprietor vs. LLC, etc...??

I would quibble a little with this statement. Sure, the case will be brought against the facility and the trainer. Sure, the injured party will think about going after your personal assets but just...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-18-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,653
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Sole Proprietor vs. LLC, etc...??

Check the laws in your particular state, but 9 times out of 10, an LLC is the way to go if you want to protect your personal assets. LLCs were invented, partly, an an asset protection tool. Sure,...
Forum: Community 08-17-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 75,850
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Lawsuit brought against CF affiliate

Waivers/releases are not good for much. Better to have them than not.

* More important, I think, is to properly organize your Crossfit business as a business - LLC, C Corp, S Corp, whatever works...
Forum: Community 07-11-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Shadowing a Firefighter

Robert and Bob,

I appreciate the solid advice - I'll start making some calls. Not sure of the age cut-off in Florida but I'm probably close. Anyway, I appreciate hearing some firefighters.
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Forum: Community 07-10-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Shadowing a Firefighter

I have a specific question I'm hoping some of the FF can answer or point me in the right direction. I'm interested in a career as a firefighter but I want to find out if there's a way to actually...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,935
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Precut and drilled Plyo Boxes

Are screws included in the shipment? If not, what kind, size, amount do I need to get?
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,935
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Precut and drilled Plyo Boxes

Done - I ordered one and can't wait for it to come. Thanks!!
Forum: Exercises 11-30-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,952
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: skateboarding

Chris,

Any recommendations on length, kind of board? Play it Again always has some scuffed up boards lying around. I've been checking out some of the longer ones. I'm presuming that, like...
Forum: Nutrition 11-28-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,102
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Question FitDay data pointing to multi?

I've logged enough days into fitday now to see my vitamin/mineral profile is a little weak in some areas: looks like I could use more D, folate, zinc, and magnesium. Was hoping maybe Dr. G could...
Forum: Community 11-21-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Happy Thanksgiving!

Just wanted to wish the Crossfit Community a Happy Thanksgiving! I'm very thankful for this incredible, free resource and for this generous community. But, I'm begging off the Zone tomorrow so I...
Forum: Nutrition 11-21-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,885
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Which Book?

I'll second Ben's recommendation. It's quick, well-organized and makes for a handy portable reference. Disclaimer: I've not read Sears' books but I've skimmed them at the bookstore and the library...
Forum: Nutrition 11-20-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Check My Math

Wow - that's a lot of strawberries.
Forum: Nutrition 11-20-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Check My Math

No mixing. The olive oil goes down the hatch on a spoon. Thanks for the catch on the seeds - I'm working off of CFJ 21 and you correctly noted that the ss are in the fat column. Admittedly, my...
Forum: Nutrition 11-20-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Check My Math

So I'm giving my nutrition over to the Zone for a while to see how it goes. Based on the things I had handy, this was my 5 block breakfast. Please let me know if I'm understanding this correctly or...
Forum: Community 11-19-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,885
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Any LEO Officers with a Law Degree?

Interesting. I went to law school with some former police officers and and retired military (including a SEAL) but I think it could work out great the other way around. Some of my buddies went from...
Forum: Nutrition 11-06-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,389
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Think Thin bars

I noted in the latest CFJ that Rob packs Think Thin bars on his climbs. Has anyone on here tried them? Looks like they pack 20g protein. They have something called Think Five, too, which, I...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,672
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Updated Garage Gym Thread

There's a pretty solid list at this W/F/S link to Crossfit San Diego:

http://crossfitweekendwarriors.typepad.com/homegym.htm
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 67,307
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Plans for pull up bar

Brian,

That's a pricey pull up bar. Considering there are a number of pretty decent DIY options, as listed in this thread and in several others, I'd explore the wonders of galvanized pipe before...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Portable pull-up bar

Jon G. from againfaster.com sells an extremely portable pull-up bar - you should check it out.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,385
Posted By Gary Wimsett
Re: Ropes

I got mine from Rogue and am very happy with it and thought Bill provided great customer service. I went with the 1.5 manilla looped at one end and it's good stuff.
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