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Forum: Community 10-27-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,753
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Re: monkey bar gym

Kelly,

Keysha and I would love for you to come out to check us and our gym out if ever get a chance! Just email me if you are around and have the time to get out to Middleton....
Forum: Community 02-26-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,095
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Re: Madison, WI CrossFit

Yup, looks like 2" of snow tonight as well!!! Spring will be here some day, I think so anyways.
Forum: Community 02-25-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,095
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Re: Madison, WI CrossFit

Becca,

We are located on the far west side in Middleton, fairly close to where hwy 14(University) and hwy 12(beltline) meet. When you come back to the midwest let us know, it would be great to have...
Forum: Community 02-25-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,095
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Madison, WI CrossFit

Hey Madison CrossFitters!

My wife Keysha and I are starting up some adult fitness classes out of the weight room we have set up in Middleton at Hitters SportsPlex. We have been focusing on youth...
Forum: Community 11-19-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,753
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Re: monkey bar gym

I worked at the MBG last year and it was a great experience training with Jon. I would say his system of training is more similar to crossfit than most but he still has his own ideas. I know he just...
Forum: Community 03-18-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,922
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Great work Josh!! Sounds like they should be...

Great work Josh!!
Sounds like they should be really tuff next year!
Forum: Community 09-25-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,087
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Sage, Glad to hear your wrist is getting better!...

Sage,
Glad to hear your wrist is getting better! Hope your training goes well.

p.s. Keysha says hi!!
Forum: Exercises 06-29-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By Skipp Benzing
The following are some books that I like. I am...

The following are some books that I like. I am also going to redo a few things from the manual I designed for my thesis project for my masters degree and I am going to try to have it ready by next...
Forum: Community 06-27-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,046
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Peter I know what you are talking about. I lived...

Peter
I know what you are talking about. I lived in WI until I was 25 and then came out to cali for 4 years. It is going to be tuff getting back into the long cold sunless winter days but I do miss...
Forum: Community 06-26-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,046
Posted By Skipp Benzing
I was wondering if any of you who crossfit in...

I was wondering if any of you who crossfit in Madison, WI new of any crossfit friendly gym's. My fiance has accepted an assistant strength and conditioning coach position at UW-Madison so I need to...
Forum: Exercises 06-09-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Lincoln, Do you know much about why some...

Lincoln,

Do you know much about why some bulgarians go to their heels twice during the lift? To me it seems that when they get past their knees they go to their toes for a split second and then...
Forum: Exercises 06-09-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Skipp Benzing
I am not saying this as it is ok and everyone...

I am not saying this as it is ok and everyone should do it but many of the elite international lifters jump backwards up to six inches and they are the ones who typiccally use the Bulgarian pull...
Forum: Community 05-22-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,730
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Great work, keep it up!

Great work, keep it up!
Forum: Competitions 05-10-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,105
Posted By Skipp Benzing
A weightlifter who does research here at...

A weightlifter who does research here at UC-Irvine just finished a study where she used a centrifuge type apparatus to produce artificial gravity and the plan was to see how it effected the training...
Forum: Exercises 05-09-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,684
Posted By Skipp Benzing
. "If you're teaching someone to squat, do you...

. "If you're teaching someone to squat, do you load the bar all the way up and have them do only a 3" ROM, or do you drop the weight way down and have them use full ROM?"

No I do not start them...
Forum: Exercises 05-09-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,684
Posted By Skipp Benzing
I would have to agree with Lincoln. I feel that...

I would have to agree with Lincoln. I feel that there are some situations in training where the full ROM is not needed in the exercise because someone is still on the learning curve. True, we should...
Forum: Exercises 04-28-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,141
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Paul, I think that double unders are like...

Paul,

I think that double unders are like anything else they take a lot of practice. I would maybe try a few plyo jumps to also help practice for these. One that I like to use when teaching...
Forum: Fitness 04-21-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,828
Posted By Skipp Benzing
I really dont know about the statements made...

I really dont know about the statements made about women having serious health problems if they are under a certain body fat% for too long. I have been with my girlfriend Keysha for over 2 years now...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-21-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Nick, How did you break up your sets? Did you...

Nick,

How did you break up your sets? Did you try to do so many every min like 4-5 or did you do more in a set and take a longer break?
Forum: Exercises 04-18-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,487
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Robb, I have seen your videos on your website...

Robb,

I have seen your videos on your website and it looks like you can back squat a lot more than 100 K and that 185 lb. snatch was real impressive especially since you didn't have to go all the...
Forum: Fitness 04-12-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,338
Posted By Skipp Benzing
I believe Chris is right. No such thing as...

I believe Chris is right. No such thing as overtraining, just under-recovery.
Forum: Testimonials 03-21-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Good work on the Deadlift! Keep it up!

Good work on the Deadlift! Keep it up!
Forum: Community 03-15-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,247
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Coach B, Casey looks real good. Man, he sure...

Coach B,

Casey looks real good. Man, he sure does get some good speed and elevation on the bar, it looked fast even in slow motion! I dont know what was more exciting: watching Casey do the lift...
Forum: Community 03-14-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Russ, As Joseph pointed out, do you think that...

Russ,

As Joseph pointed out, do you think that it is ok to have your priorities change from time to time depending on the situation or do you feel that it should always be in the order you posted?...
Forum: Community 03-13-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By Skipp Benzing
Coach B, Congrats. Great job! Great to hear...

Coach B,

Congrats. Great job! Great to hear how well they performed.
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