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Forum: Workout Logs 12-13-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 371,468
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Old man Dave firefighter combat challenge

Awesome Dave!!! :yikes: You are definately a highly motivated individual. People like you always help to keep me inspried. Keep setting the pace for those young pups. :highfive:
Forum: Starting 12-06-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,134
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: New Goal for 2014

Good luck Andre with your fitness goals and your new career. Sounds like you have great enthusiasm for both areas and thats important because it will help you through the long haul. I'll keep my...
Forum: Competitions 11-14-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,160
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Spartan Race.

It's all good Cliff. :highfive: I just wanted to give Rob my perspective as well. And you are right, anything that gets people off the couch is always a good thing.:pepper:



Yep, I did plenty of...
Forum: Competitions 11-13-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,160
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Spartan Race.

Here is the link to my CF post a few days after I finnished the race. Scroll down towards the bottom. Yep, I look and feel like crap. But I was happy I did it and my daughter and I were even...
Forum: Competitions 11-13-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,160
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Spartan Race.

Hi Rob. I did the Spartan Race last year in IL. I thought it was a very good race and very challenging. I only did the Spartan Sprint which is the 3.8 miler. Speaking for myself, I think it is...
Forum: Starting 11-08-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,004
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: New guy to CrossFit and loving it

:welcome: Welcome to CF Shane. It sounds like you are off to a great start and that you have a lot of personal motivation and incentive. Those are key elements towards continuing your strive as you...
Forum: Community 11-06-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,254
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Returned From Deployment - Where'd People Go?

Hey John, Welcome back and thanks for your service in keeping this great country safe. As far as the old gang, yeah, I too have noticed a drop off over the years of some of the usual crowd. But...
Forum: Starting 10-02-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,680
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: CrossFitter

Welcome Jeff. I am glad that you have found a home where you feel a strong kindred fellowship with others who share your same desire for personal improvements in every endeavor in life. Crossfit is...
Forum: Starting 10-02-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,103
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Anybody else have a moment like this?

Welcome Ted. Yep, once you have been bitten by the Crossfit bug it is hard to shake it, not that you would want to. Enjoy the experience and life changing achievements.
Forum: Workout Logs 10-17-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13,048
Views: 2,014,159
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Okay so my past weekend adventure during the Spartan Race was great. My daughter and I finished it and we had a great time. The majority of the course and challenges took place way back in the deep...
Forum: Competitions 10-17-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Spartan Race: Marseilles, IL. Oct, 15th

Hi Angela. It went very well. It was definitely harder than what I had anticipated. But I grinded it out and did not rush. I knew I had enough strength and endurance to finish as long as I paced...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-12-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 435,207
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Anthony and Jodi's Journal

Awesome as ever Anthony. You and Jodi continue to inspire! :notworth:
Forum: Competitions 10-12-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Spartan Race: Marseilles, IL. Oct, 15th

Well, this weekend is the big day. :pepper:
All my training comes down to this 3 mile course of crazy hell. But it will be fun. :D

Maybe, Iíll see a few Crossfitters there. If not, then Iíll do my...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-12-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13,048
Views: 2,014,159
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Iíve been reading this thread for a while now and I am very impressed with the drive, fortitude, and high spirit that members in my age group continue to display. :notworth:
I just wanted to chime in...
Forum: Competitions 10-12-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,037
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Tough Mudder = Awesome

A family member did the Tough Mudder here in Wisconsin back in July and he absolutely loved the high level of challenges. He is an avid runner, biker and tri-athlete so he really appreciated all...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-05-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,690
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: mama jokes

Yo momma is so old that when she was in school, there was no history class.

Yo momma is so fat that when she walks around Texas in high heels, she strikes oil!
Forum: Starting 10-04-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Crossfit System and the Military

Yep and that’s one of the primary reasons why I joined. CrossFit definitely helped to and still keeps me well prepared for the physical rigors and stresses that I face as a firefighter. Outside of...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,528
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Iron skull kettlebells

Good point, I'll agree with that. :highfive:

Heck, I wouldnít mind getting one to add to my personal home K Bell collection. And it can also double as a lawn decoration for Halloween. :D
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,127
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: improving shoulder strength

Hi James. I did not see this mentioned but if you have not been doing them, I would suggest doing handstand pushups for starters. If you have a bar (hopefully you do) then start doing some front...
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,028
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: "Tougher Than Crossfit" - Army Times

I could not agree with you more. The CF and JJ issue has been a very heated and contested discussion over the years. It is one I personally remember quite well. So maybe itís good to just let...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,528
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Iron skull kettlebells

Well for starters, they are American made which gets my vote. If they can still give you what you are looking for in a good kettlebell workout, then I don’t see any reason not to get them. They are...
Forum: Starting 09-30-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,297
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: over 40 newbie

Nice Thread. It has always inspired me to see people who never let life get too much in the way of staying in good shape. I am now 50, married for over 20 years and a father of two girls. You donít...
Forum: Competitions 09-28-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,593
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Games to be replayed on ESPN2

Thanks for the update Sean. I have also noticed that they re-air the games on the following week starting at 8am EST as well. So for example if you missed last weeks’ games you could have seen them...
Forum: Starting 09-27-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,097
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Hello

Welcome Adam. You will definitely find what you are looking for here. CrossFit is designed to definitely strengthen your upper body and with your Oly lifting background you will able to appreciate...
Forum: Starting 09-23-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By Peter Queen
Re: Hello from Vancouver!

Welcome to Crossfit Jane. I'm glad you are not letting your injuries keep you down. We have all faced and worked through our various injuries from time to time. You are doing the right thing by...
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