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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 01-24-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,775
Posted By Brian Wilson
Help Wanted - Potomac/Patriot CrossFit

We are hiring full time coaches at Potomac CrossFit (1320 N Courthouse Rd Arlington VA 22201) and Patriot CrossFit (2130 N Glebe Rd Arlington VA 22207).

Potomac start date is April 2013.
Base W-2...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-02-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By Brian Wilson
Facebook Messages to Business: No notifications or email

So just found a ton of messages that folks sent to my various boxes (Potomac, Patriot, Walter Reed) and never saw any notification in Facebook or email.

Dug around in the settings and I can't see...
Forum: Fitness 07-25-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,843
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Adaptive CrossFit

Hi Kim, thanks for setting this up!

Wanted to post a few links of resources I've used and how we've applied them. Also want to give a shout to Chef at CrossFit Rubicon who's got hundreds of hours...
Forum: Community 02-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 115,366
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Who has ownership of FGB?

Please no on the top down communication. Between the Message Board/Facebook/Twitter/etc, I feel like I get a TON of information on what HQ is up to. I'll take those formats any day over a mass...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 07-06-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,814
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Programming

Good general guidance, and agree with Dave.

Understand the basics of CF and S&C.

For CF, good place to start is Todd Widman's Startup Guide Part I and II on the CF Journal:

(wfs)...
Forum: Fitness 03-01-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,082
Posted By Brian Wilson
Basic Periodized Oly Template - Potomac Crossfit 321

Any critiques welcome:

Basic Periodized Oly Template - Potomac Crossfit 321 (http://brian.potomaccrossfit.com/?p=2230) (wfs)

Goal was to create something similar to or complimentary to Wendler...
Forum: Injuries 02-24-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,161
Posted By Brian Wilson
Hyperflexible elbows

I've got an athlete that has issues with overhead squats/snatch because of her hyper flexible elbows. Here's a pic (wfs):

Naphtali's Eblows...
Forum: Fitness 09-19-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,100
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: 5/3/1 and CrossFit/Competion

Good stuff Max, we're doing the same stuff at PCF.

I found the same results you did, and after years of stagnating. More on my blog (wfs):

http://brian.potomaccrossfit.com/?p=1842
Forum: Fitness 09-19-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,562
Posted By Brian Wilson
Therapy/Elite/Injury

I put a post up on my blog here (http://brian.potomaccrossfit.com/?p=2038), but wanted to repost here so I could get any feedback. Thanks ahead of time.
________________________________

[See...
Forum: Fitness 08-25-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 38,648
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Wendler's 5/3/1

Been doing Wendler 531 for 18 weeks now, improvements are:

Back Squat 335 -> 385
Press 155 -> 182.5

Just started Deadlift.

I created a spreadsheet to do all the work for you. You can take...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Video Camera and Hand Mic

HD would be nice, but just need something basic enough to do the job.

My all-around web guy talked to Patrick Cummings at Again Faster and he recommended (all wfs):

Canon HV30...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,092
Posted By Brian Wilson
Video Camera and Hand Mic

I'm looking for a good all-purpose video camera and a compatible wireless hand mic. Mainly going to use both for interviews (ala Tony Budding's multiple interviews on CFJ) and the camera for some...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-03-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,097
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Client Contract Agreement renewal

We don't do contracts. We have an autopay setup, they can cancel whenever they want. Works fine for us.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-03-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,868
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Assisting a WOD

Cricket noises....
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-26-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Power Clean Help

This is our heavy day music at PCF, this and our Kelly Clarkson Pandora Station (you know you love it too Mark Rippetoe, don't deny it!)
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-18-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Power Clean Help

Cool, thanks for the feedback Glenn.
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-18-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Brian Wilson
Power Clean Help

http://vimeo.com/3267199 (wfs)

Working on 75%x3x4 Power Cleans. Honestly, I just about never do these except during "Grace" or something similar. So didn't even know what my 1RM was on Power...
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-12-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Hips Sliding Forward on Thrusters??

You can also see an older version here (http://www.vimeo.com/2618911) (wfs) from the side, but I'm more concerned with my recent attempt.
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-12-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By Brian Wilson
Hips Sliding Forward on Thrusters??

So I'm just not sure if I'm doing Thrusters optimally. I don't know if the comparison will make sense, but in the low bar back squat you're supposed to send the hips back as far as possible to...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,612
Posted By Brian Wilson
Title Platinum Timer

Does anybody know where there are some online instructions for the Title Platinum Timer? I can find a ton of people selling them, but we got one and we are thorougly confused by it.

If anybody...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-10-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,868
Posted By Brian Wilson
Assisting a WOD

Does anybody know the insurance ramifications of having an athlete "assist" during a WOD? If there is a Certified Crossfit LVL I Coach who is insured running the class and you have an athlete that's...
Forum: Nutrition 01-23-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,063
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: am I teaching the Paleo/Zone diet right?

Just send them this link from Front Range Crossfit. Everything you need to know in 7 pages about Zone/Paleo:

http://frontrangecrossfit.typepad.com/nutrition/files/frcf_nutrition_packet.pdf (wfs)
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,713
Posted By Brian Wilson
Jumprope Reviews

What spurred this on was me buying a terrible jumprope from Buyjumpropes.net.

I purchased the Ultra Speed Cable Jump Rope (http://www.buyjumpropes.net/product_p/006.htm)(wfs) for $13.95 + 7.95...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,911
Posted By Brian Wilson
Recommended: TailoredSports.com Squat Stands

Just wanted to put a plug in for TailoredSports.com Squat Stands...
Forum: Nutrition 01-20-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,143
Posted By Brian Wilson
Re: Coffee...

The absolute keys to good coffee are:

1) Buy good coffee!

In Arlington, VA, we've got Murky Cofee (http://www.murkycoffee.com/) (wfs) and the stuff is great! I won't buy anything else.

2)...
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