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Forum: CrossPit 09-24-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,431
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: The UFC WW Dillema

He held back on Shields because he was facing a wrestler and had sustained a scratch on his eye- he was half-blind for most of that fight.

The Koschek fight was a lesson being taught. A superior...
Forum: CrossPit 09-24-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,324
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: UFC 135 Rampage - Bones

I've NEVER seen a fighter so methodically destroy an opponent the way Bones did tonight. He made one of the best fighters in UFC history- and a guy still in his prime- look like a low-grade sparring...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-14-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 21,150
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: downtown Detroit

I admire this dude's compassion and tenacity, and I hope he succeeds, but I won't hold my breath.


I grew up in Windsor, right across the river. I'm still there fairly regularly,...
Forum: CrossPit 09-08-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,830
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: GSP VS. Silva, GSP stand a chance?

If Jones beats Rampage as convincingly as he beat Rua, you could make a VERY strong case that he's pound-for-pound the best in the world. He's only 24, he's easily the most unorthodox fighter in the...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,606
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: seeking opinions about vendors for new C2 rower

I got mine new (Model D w/PM4) direct from Concept 2. Great bunch of folks, and the best customer service on the planet.
Forum: Community 12-04-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,937
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Future of Crossfit gyms

Just out of curiosity, but, all these pages later, a question remains unanswered:

When did one require:

a) a box
b) lots of expensive equipment

to do high-intensity functional movements,...
Forum: Community 11-22-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 34,417
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Congrats to Graham - Reebok Sponsorship

Hey, don't get me wrong- I GET that Crossfit is a for-profit business, and I'll give Glassman and the HQ crew mad crazy props for what is about to be the biggest single cash-in in the history of the...
Forum: Community 11-15-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 34,417
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Congrats to Graham - Reebok Sponsorship

Let the selling out begin.

Notice the lovely "Reebok/Crossfit" logo...
Forum: Community 11-01-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 43,488
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Trouble passing Level 1 exam

Not to play Devil's Advocate- I agree with you- but I seem to recall someone of rather high importance mentioning that an affiliate can be measured by how clean their bathroom is- indeed, he looks...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,056
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Vibrams Five Fingers

I've worn a pair for daily use in spring/summer/fall for the past 3 years.

If I can, its all I wear.
Forum: CrossPit 10-06-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 45,913
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Shane Carwin & Steroids

I don't think steroids are as rampant in hockey and as they are in other sports. Hockey has its own set of PEDs unique to the game, which continue to pop-up periodically.

Don't get me wrong,...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,479
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Injinji Compression Socks

I have a pair for my Treks- they're solid, if pricey.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,637
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Rubber Flooring & Mold

I've no experience with it but I have a pretty good idea of how to find out- know anyone in the construction industry, or know someone who deals with laying floor? They'd know the codes for dealing...
Forum: CrossPit 10-03-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,264
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Best Combative Option for the Military

I can attest to Krav....

As someone with ZERO martial arts experience, I took 10 weeks of Krav 2X weekly before work schedules got in the way.

The stuff works, and ridiculously well. Its simple...
Forum: CrossPit 10-03-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 45,913
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Shane Carwin & Steroids

When I was 23, I packed on roughly 60lbs, most of it being lean muscle. I went from approximately 175lbs of marathon roller-blader to 235lbs of big-lift bodybuilder/sports-conditioning enthusiast at...
Forum: CrossPit 10-03-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,833
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: UFC 119 Picks

One of the worst cards I've seen in awhile.

If the fights weren't crap, the suspect judging ruined anything that had the decency to be good.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-03-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,900
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Training The Obese


Just get the dude moving- At the stage he's at, ANYTHING will help, even walking.

Diet is a whole separate issue, and is obviously ridiculously crucial at this stage.

Remember, with...
Forum: Exercises 09-29-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 39,408
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: GHDs can change your life

Ego is a bad, bad thing to bring to a WOD, sir.

Lesson learned.
Forum: Fitness 09-29-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,497
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: In a sentence, define crossfit.

A solid S&C hybrid program founded on a strong community backbone and educational program that has jumped the shark, lost its direction, and become obsessed with turning fitness into sport, at the...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,467
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Worst Craig's List equipment add ever

I have one- It works amazingly as a doorstop too; almost as though it was designed for it.

Plus, if you like, it can be worn on a chain around your neck for nights on the town. :rofl:
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,995
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Cost No Object, State of the Art Weight Machines: Brands and Stores?

For machines of the expensive kind, Ive been told the ones in fashion right now with a lot of pro football and sports teams are called HOIST Fitness Machines. (

Forum: Nutrition 09-25-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,758
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Which Paleo Book?

Speaking of Paleo Nutrition and whatnot, would anyone know where the Crossfit Nutrition Seminars went from the Specialty Certs Page. It was listed as coming soon, then just disappeared.

Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 09-21-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,224
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Don't Understand

You require: More education and knowledge, less kool-aid.
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,421
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: stability balls vs rings

Use what you have, and what works best for you. I have rings and stability balls, and I use both, for a wide variety of exercises and uses.

Different tools for different needs, each another tool...
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,799
Posted By Jason Ashman
Re: Westside Powerlifting Certs

The Westside cert is an essential one for me- it just happens to be 2500kms away.

I was actually saving up for the August cert before I moved out of Ontario, but it sold out before I could get the...
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