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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-25-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,643
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Denmark going down the slippery slope

Wayne, have you been, or more to the point trained an affiliated CrossFit gym?

From your comment I'm perceiving you have a very limited experience of CF.

Go to a CrossFit gym and allow yourself to...
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,632
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: 2010 Games effect on 2011 sectionals/regionals

Jesse, Skill IS fitness - see "10 components of Fitness" ;)
Forum: Fitness 04-01-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,725
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

Good point! I think in hindsight I should re-term Endurance as Aerobic capacity instead.

Thank you for making me think! :-)
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,725
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

This seems to be a commonly held belief, and from a CF perspective that leads me to think that Strength is the more appropriate base to build from...

Unless anyone else has any greatly differing...
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,725
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

Thank you for your thoughts guys -

Shane I think I hear what you're saying, and perhaps relative strength will always be an integral component of the games?
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,725
Posted By Peter Evans
CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

In relation to training the CrossFit athlete for the Crossfit games in a periodizied fashion, would you build strength or Endurance as...
Forum: Community 01-07-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Forum: Community 01-02-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Smile Re: Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

Some great feedback! Is there anyone else who can contribute more 'gems' of information and inspiration? :thanx:
Forum: Community 12-30-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

Awesome, great to hear about your personal experiences, especially the balance story!
Forum: Community 12-30-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

Superb. Simple and excellent. Thank you Katherine :-)
Forum: Community 12-29-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

Bo, Tom & Steve - thank you -


Tom, I think you don't need to know a definition for a 'fire - breather'. Keep on your journey - I suspect you'll surpass any definition.

Interesting to hear about...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-29-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,134
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: New Crossfit Gym Opening Less Than 200 Meters Away

Michael, I can understand you being P'd off. I really can. I'm a one-man operation also.

If for a moment of reflection, will their presence close by really affect what you are achieving now and in...
Forum: Community 12-29-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

Sheldon, thank you - FWIW I think a REAL firebreather is someone who has the mental side dialled in, and the physical aspect has followed suit...
Forum: Community 12-28-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,891
Posted By Peter Evans
Everyday Habits that produce Elite CrossFitters

I read a most interesting comment, on T nation actually, about goal setting.

To paraphrase it said...

Make your goals the behaviours and habits that will produce the outcome you want, as opposed to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-25-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,161
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Getting onto Affiliate message board?

Thank you :-)

Have a wonderful Christmas! (AKA no computer today ;-)
Forum: Fitness 12-24-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 540,596
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: CFSB - Ask your questions here!

If you were interested in improved WOD times and not fussed about max strength...

Is it possible to focus on the High reps sets and drop the low rep strength sets e.g DL Diane, thruster Fran etc ?...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-24-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,161
Posted By Peter Evans
Getting onto Affiliate message board?

I keep hearing about an 'Affiliate message board', if its not this section of the normal message board how do I get on it?

Stupid question maybe... but when I become an affiliate in 2008 it wasn't...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-20-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,294
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Muscle tension affecting Breathing...

thank you Steven - I'll get onto that today.

P.S your website EMI is looking great, keep it up!
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-20-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,294
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Muscle tension affecting Breathing...

Mike, If I were to have any of the four options you've listed above would you know of any resources online that I could use to self-manage this challenge?

Or perhaps could you share any salient...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-20-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,294
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Muscle tension affecting Breathing...

Katherine,

I can breathe in 80% but when I try to get that last 20% it feels like a really tight muscular restriction across the front of my lower chest, 1 rib below my sternum. No pain just...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-19-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,294
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Muscle tension affecting Breathing...

According to the trigger point therapist, muscles in the back can have an effect on the diagphram (sp)....

I wish I had a better understanding - all I know is that I can't breathe as deeply as I...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-19-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 44,294
Posted By Peter Evans
Muscle tension affecting Breathing...

Hi all,

I have a challenge, I have tight/tense muscles in my mid back I believe are restricting my breathing.

I normally 'belly breathe' i.e no chest movement only belly expanding on...
Forum: Community 12-18-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 326,094
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Inspirational Quotes

"Well Done is better than Well said"

Benjamin Franklin
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-12-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 586,288
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Hybrid Program Heavy Metcons

Tired this the other day...

Perhaps go with a heavier DB

5RFT

10KB snatches 20kg (5L+5R)
10 Pistols (5L+5R)
5 L pull ups
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-12-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 586,288
Posted By Peter Evans
Re: Hybrid Program Heavy Metcons

Jay, you seen the WOD?

Rowing + TGU ... 20 min AMRAP.
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