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Forum: Equipment 12-02-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,298
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Minimalist Dress Shoes for Work - Oxfords

Also found this company recently more of a loafer look but still very much a office environment type of shoe. I relly have not tried them but at $100 I might give them a try...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 116,118
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Compression Gear


I actually wear compression socks all the time for medical reasons. Are there any plans to make some all black or brown work worthy, business casual vesions? Would love to support my CF...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 190,868
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Gym bags...

While you are at it a smaller fanny pack too...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,274
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Conversion to standing desk

If you can swing it Treadmill desk is the way to go, I really liked the DIY option in this post. Brought that dusty thing back from the dead for me. It take a little getting used to with typing and...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,829
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Garage Gym Questions

I've redone my garage gym about 4 times over the past couple of years.

First having a pull up area separate from your "lifting" area is something you will not regret, otherwise your rack or...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,311
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: New Balance Minimus Ionix and Punching Bag

I think you mean Ionix 3090, I am also wondering. They have some adds on you tube heavily implying crossfit type of workouts and movements...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,720
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Best ways to butter the wife/husband up

I've justified my gym with: "Do you know how much a decent gym membership would be costing us, at least $50 a month..." that's $600 a year in my book that the garage gym is ENTITLED TO!!!

Forum: Equipment 04-13-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,764
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Best/Cheapest Cheapo Bar

I have no experience with them but Get Rxd has one for $75 and another for $90. Thye have a different shipping policy I believe the order has to be over a certain amount for them to ship at all but I...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,804
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Selling My Gym

I will sleep much better knowing that this is not going to the "the zumba zombie apocalypse..."
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,804
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Selling My Gym

I know someone who might be interested in the Bar and bumpers, rings, possibly the sledges...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,804
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Selling My Gym

Might be more interest if you are willing to break it up...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,365
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Again faster barbell

Does this bar have center knurling?
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 128,969
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Review of Get Rx'd Equipment

First person I've seen that got the kettlebell. Could you elaborate, what are they most like, CAP, Troy, Ader, how is the finish?

Any info would be appreciated, I've been looking for a whole set...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,741
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: my new DIY power rack


Love It...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 57,198
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: New Balance MX20

Researching these shoes I came across a different model "737". As far as I can tell they are exactly the same shoe as the MX20. I believe they were renamed along with their minimalist campaign and...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,468
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Garage pull-up bar spacing

If you are claustrophobic I would not recommend it. But especially in chest to bar you don't go straight up and down, your chest hits the bar at an angle and I have enough clearance...

Yea I'm...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,468
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Garage pull-up bar spacing

I have one 13 in from the ceiling, no problem
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,531
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: DIY Kettlebell storage rack

You can get away cheap by buying a heavy duty garage shelving unit. Get a narrow one so the shelves don't flex too much in the middle, put the heavy ones on the bottom, works like a charm. You'd be...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 53,871
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Squat stands w/ spotter arms vs power rack

I have a S-1 that is not bolted to anything. I like putting the empty bar on the spotter arms to load it for dead lifts. I know I need a stronger dead lift (I'm working on it) but without being...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,587
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Grip that slips

I've used those grip pads they sell for cars dash board until my grip got stronger. For developing strength try just hanging from the bar for time, for a real challenge hang from the bar with only...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,018
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Rogue S-3 or Rogue Y-3??

The attachments are interchangeable. Unless you are trying to save money go for the yoke. I have the s1 and wish I had gotten a bigger one to be able to get the yoke kit for it.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,241
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Waterproof shoes

I don't have experience with them but have read about the NB Minimus Outdoor. The regular version of this shoe is acclaimed in these forums, here is a review:
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,543
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Updating our Organization's Gym, photo journal, ideas please!

I say forget about the rack and get another S-2 or 3 with safety spotter arms. Unless you will be working out alone there is not much need for the rack and the other systems are movable maximizing...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,602
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Portable Squat Stand?

I would make a collapsible A-frame with four 4x4 and some pipe at the top (can't recall who had a picture of it) some chain to keep it from opening too wide. You can play with it but you can make it...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,939
Posted By Rolando Santos
Re: Velcro Collars?

The ones that Ron is talking about I made by sowing a utility strap with a buckle to a mouse pad that was cut to size. You can tighten with the strap to your delight and just press on the buckle to...
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