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Forum: Injuries 07-14-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,476
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Crossfitting after retinal detachment?

I am not a doctor, nor have I suffered a full retinal detachment.

However a few years back I did get walloped in the eye, directly, with a soccer ball & experienced temporary (1-2 hours) loss of...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,395
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Anyone know the brand of the power rack .....

Octavio, I've recently done a lot of research into power racks. I think you should check out Strenth & Power Equipment (http://www.snpequipment.com/). (WFS) Scott Prosek was very helpful to me & he...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,911
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Selling my Concept2 Model D w/PM3

Yes, I'm interested Josh. I'll send you PM.
Forum: Starting 09-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,815
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Newcomer - want to be fit by Christmas

Jacob,

You have many admirable goals, but they can all be rolled up into the 1 goal in the title of the thread: to be fit.

There are 5 affiliates here in Manhattan & more in the outer-boroughs...
Forum: Community 08-12-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,815
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Old School CF stuff

Haha Aushion that's exactly how I found the thread in the OP here. You are right there's a lot of repetitiveness on the forum today. On one hand it's great that more & more people visit & post, but...
Forum: Community 08-12-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,801
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Collection of bookmarked links?

Good idea Bo. I'll PM you some. Good luck categorizing them all after compiling!
Forum: Community 08-12-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,815
Posted By Matthew Fried
Old School CF stuff

I was just browsing the forums and came across this thread:

http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=4165 (WFS)

Please, nobody reply to it. It would be better, IMO, to just leave it...
Forum: Exercises 08-10-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,301
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Advance plyometric push up

Derrick,

1st of all welcome to CF & the CF forum. I just read your "Rise of the IronWolverine" post as well!

"My goals is to perform feats of strength,grip contest,self-defense,...
Forum: Community 08-10-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,480
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Clever and Holmberg

As long as her intent was good, then yes, you should thank her. If she was trying to poison you then you might want to call social services.

I agree with Aushion C. I am not a blind follower. Just...
Forum: Fitness 08-10-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 30,894
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Starting Strength Questions

Most people just use a small tripod. Or set up your camera on some plates or a box near where you lift. Trial & error until you catch yourself correctly on film.

I've found that other lifters are...
Forum: Fitness 08-10-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 30,894
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Starting Strength Questions

LOL when you google YNDTP check out the article that comes up. I love it when Rip yells at me from the pages.

Seriously though this thread has been informative. I just started reading SS & I'm...
Forum: Competitions 08-06-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,379
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Sandbag Move Strategy

I agree - I thought the dragging seemed pretty efficient! Drag them down, throw them over, and save yourself the lifting!
Forum: Competitions 08-06-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,379
Posted By Matthew Fried
Sandbag Move Strategy

What method, if there is one, is most efficient to do the Sandbag Move from the 2010 CF Games?

I've been thinking about this a bit since watching the Games. Each athlete has different strengths &...
Forum: Community 08-05-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,480
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: Clever and Holmberg

I don't know about that J. Ashman ... it seems like you are requesting that the CF Games be produced as if they were "Monday Night Football" ... with everything from fancy pre-produced vignettes, to...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-05-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,003
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: WOD's, what's good and how do you know?

Michael,

Check out the BrandX forums. Every day their admins post scalings here:
http://www.crossfitbrandx.com/index.php/forums/viewforum/16/ (WFS).

They also have lots of good information in...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-05-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,607
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: So you want to start a Garage Gym (Part 2)

Alec, I've just read parts 1 & 2. Great story!

Here's my question: You & your partner busted your asses, 12-14 hours days, regular jobs on top of running classes, marketing, etc. etc. etc. ... do...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-19-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

This log will be moved over to Beyond the Whiteboard from now on. Much easier & better site for tracking WOD's, progress, etc.
Forum: Workout Logs 07-15-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

THURSDAY 100715
For 20 minutes:
Run 400 meters (On 67th St from 1st Ave to 2nd Ave & back)
Rest precisely the time of the previous run.
Post Distance to comments.

2400 meters complete in...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-12-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

"Luce" RIP

Pack: Three rounds for time of:
800M Run (3 blocks N/S x 2 blocks E/W)
5 Muscle-ups (sub 10 muscle up progressions) **
60 Squats (Run and squat w/ vest optional)

** Modified due...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-10-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

2 WODs today:

WOD #1: "Back Squat, TTB, KB"
For time:
20 X 185 LB Back Squat
40 X Toes to Bar
60 X Kettle bell Swings @ 1.5 pood / 35 LB

10:20
Forum: Workout Logs 07-07-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

"RJ" Pack
Five rounds for time of:
Run 600 meters
15 ft Rope Climb, 2 ascents
25 Push-ups

The common sub for rope climb is towel pull ups.

I did 3 rounds only in 25:25. Round 30 towel pull...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-05-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

2 WODs today:

WOD #1: Dumbbell Push Jerk, Box Jump
Pack: Complete as many rounds in 15 minutes as you can of:
30 LB dumbbell * Push jerk, 5 reps
7 Box jumps, 20 inch box **

17 rounds plus 5...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-04-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

"Barbell OH walk, wallball, Barbells farmer carry" 100629

Set a cone at 20 meters *
Five rounds for time of:
95 pound barbell Overhead walk, 40 meters
30 Wallball shots, 14-20 pound ball **
45...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

"Pull-ups, dips, sit-ups, squats" 100701

Six rounds for time of:
10 Pull-ups
10 Dips
10 Sit-ups
10 Squats

10:22
Forum: Workout Logs 06-30-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,545
Posted By Matthew Fried
Re: No Quarter

2 WODs today:

WOD #1: Clean 3-3-3-3-3-3-3

135-140-145*-145-150**-150-155
*slight elbow dip & strain on 1 rep
** wobbled & reset once
No failed reps though. 155 = new 3RM.

WOD #2:...
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