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Forum: Fitness 11-12-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,473
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Wow, Eugene that is some great advice. I just...

Wow, Eugene that is some great advice. I just got done with a 5k tonight and you just motivated me to go out and run some more.

Just to add, I read a post of your's on the Pose technique a while...
Forum: Injuries 10-05-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Good to see this thread. I have a very similar...

Good to see this thread. I have a very similar injury. I checked the boards for any old threads on COSTOCHONDRITIS which is what two different doc's told me I had.

I got injured during a BBJ...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,243
Posted By Aaron Markovich
This question is primarily based off of the...

This question is primarily based off of the 08/15/2006 WOD. I realize that the GHD is the superior machine but is it acceptable to do the WOD (B ext's and situps) on a Roman chair? Furthermore, on...
Forum: Injuries 08-15-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,773
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Wow, I'm glad someone started this thread. I...

Wow, I'm glad someone started this thread. I have the exact same problem. My knees have always clicked during heavy or light lifting even with correct form. Also, sitting for a long time on the job...
Forum: CrossPit 08-06-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,858
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Your welcome. I look forward to seeing a fellow...

Your welcome. I look forward to seeing a fellow Crossfitter on the mats.
Forum: CrossPit 08-06-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,858
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Bill, I roll in Eastlake. Here's a link to...

Bill,

I roll in Eastlake. Here's a link to their website http://www.gracieohiobjj.com/

I know about Don because he stopped by our school once to see how we do things. The Lake County Chapter...
Forum: CrossPit 08-05-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,858
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Bill, There is a Relson Gracie chapter in...

Bill,

There is a Relson Gracie chapter in Lake County that rolls at New World Karate in Eastlake and Griffon/Rawls in Mentor. The guys there aren't crossfitters but they know their Ju-jitsu. ...
Forum: Exercises 05-16-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,117
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Good reponses everyone. I think I got the answer...

Good reponses everyone. I think I got the answer I was looking for. The bounce is another interesting thing. I often pause at the bottom because I want to get used to holding the weight in the...
Forum: Exercises 05-13-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,117
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I have a question for all you heavy lifters. ...

I have a question for all you heavy lifters. When I FS I typically have my feet shoulder width (not much different than the pic of Eva). When I BS on ME days I adjust my stance so its wider than...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-29-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,616
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I have the same problem. My best time for Fran so...

I have the same problem. My best time for Fran so far is around 5min. Afterwards I have to hold back from puking and I usually feel extremely tired. It can take a few hours for me to recover. I think...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-24-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,405
Posted By Aaron Markovich
That's pretty sound advice Matt. I've been...

That's pretty sound advice Matt. I've been wondering about what approach to take with max singles myself. Personally, I will push myself to failure, especially during BS's. I've have found that...
Forum: Testimonials 04-23-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,753
Posted By Aaron Markovich
In the spring of 04' I quit my...

In the spring of 04' I quit my bodybuilding/powerlifting routine that I did 3-4 times a week for 1-2hrs a night for 2.5 years. Then I didn't do anything until Sept. 05' I decided to jump right into...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-23-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I'll pile on by saying that I just compared my...

I'll pile on by saying that I just compared my time to Matt's for the 060423 WOD. With the exception of the ring dip subs we both lifted the same weight but damn he's fast!

Much respect.
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-22-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I'm in complete agreeance with Matt on this one. ...

I'm in complete agreeance with Matt on this one. I Crossfit with a friend and while we each have our strong and weak points I have noticed considerable differences in both of our forms when doing...
Forum: Competitions 03-30-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,514
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I've been wanting to do this for a while now. ...

I've been wanting to do this for a while now. Went for a 2mi run down to the National Mall and did the 100 with a pushup. A dismal 15:00. I'm sure if I want to try it again...
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,742
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Dudes, yo' I totally give these guys props. ...

Dudes, yo' I totally give these guys props. Seriously, if they developed their upper bodies just by doing those BW exercises alone (I don't think its impossible but I doubt they did) that is...
Forum: Exercises 03-25-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Larry, I agree with you 100%. I should've noted...

Larry, I agree with you 100%. I should've noted that the guys I workout with are CF noobs and they've been following my lead. I try to stress form as much as possible with them, but the individual...
Forum: Exercises 03-24-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,134
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Okay this question is about the quality of work...

Okay this question is about the quality of work being done in a workout.

During the last few "Angie" workouts my weakness has been in the sit up department. 100 sit ups can take almost as long as...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-06-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Yes, I'm definitely using much lighter...

Yes, I'm definitely using much lighter weight...I'm happy just getting 115lbs up. I to would definitely go into a drop snatch once the weight gets heavier.

I have a question though. Does...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-03-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I was wondering about the same thing. When I did...

I was wondering about the same thing. When I did my OHS's I just set up like I would for a BS then I positioned my hands where they needed to be and did a snatch push press. Not easy but it works....
Forum: Exercises 11-25-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,851
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Wow! This is great, I was just wondering the same...

Wow! This is great, I was just wondering the same thing. I learned how to do a Bar MU today and the first thing I noticed was that I totally lost the false grip when I returned to the starting...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-15-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,781
Posted By Aaron Markovich
-John That's some solid, practical advice. I...

-John

That's some solid, practical advice. I definitely need to find my groove concerning DL form. I'll definitely take what you say into consideration. Thanks.
Forum: Fitness 11-14-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By Aaron Markovich
I'm still amazed at the dramatic increase in my...

I'm still amazed at the dramatic increase in my pull-up reps. All summer long I was doing strict dead-hang pull-ups everyday and my max was around 14-15 depending on the day. I even did them with a...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-13-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,781
Posted By Aaron Markovich
-Matt I completely agree with you. All it...

-Matt

I completely agree with you. All it takes is one good hit for the blood to start flowing. It's not as if the bar is riding on my shins every rep.

With DLing, I really been focusing on...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-13-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,781
Posted By Aaron Markovich
Matt- I've found that I have bled through...

Matt-

I've found that I have bled through sweatpants in the past or better yet torn the pants. Although, I might try the duct tape trick and then wear pants over that. If they see me duct taping...
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