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Forum: Fitness 04-11-2004, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,626
Posted By Geoff Sample
Bill, I've looked at weight vests before...

Bill, I've looked at weight vests before including the X-Vest, and even considered making my own. I've been hesitant to spring for ($) what appears to be a pretty low-resistance addition to my...
Forum: Exercises 03-31-2004, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By Geoff Sample
Grant - I commend you for placing this goal in...

Grant - I commend you for placing this goal in front of yourself. I wholeheartedly agree with Robb that the key is consistant effort. If you WANT to get there, and are willing to work for it you...
Forum: Community 03-27-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,495
Posted By Geoff Sample
Brian, Thanks for the reply. I passed it on....

Brian,

Thanks for the reply. I passed it on.

Geoff
Forum: Fitness 03-26-2004, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,164
Posted By Geoff Sample
Here's an interesting video link...

Here's an interesting video link (http://www.greenshines.com/control/media/1078969315.wmv) (Windows Media Player). No doubt some of you have seen this on the news, or other places. I watched the...
Forum: Community 03-26-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,495
Posted By Geoff Sample
Just a question, and absolutely not to start any...

Just a question, and absolutely not to start any controversy - with this new moderation system, I presume members would be banned for conduct deemed untoward by the council.

I was recently...
Forum: Exercises 03-24-2004, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,971
Posted By Geoff Sample
One additional point about kettlebells for some...

One additional point about kettlebells for some exercises, especially swings where the momentum of the weight greatly increases the net force - with a dumbbell, the center of gravity of the weight...
Forum: Fitness 03-23-2004, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,340
Posted By Geoff Sample
One-legged squats and natural glute-ham raises...

One-legged squats and natural glute-ham raises are huge in my book.

If you are putting together a program don't forget about Angie, Barbara and Chelsea (they might bring Pukie with them so set an...
Forum: Exercises 03-23-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,971
Posted By Geoff Sample
Gary, I hemmed and hawed about the price of...

Gary, I hemmed and hawed about the price of Kettlebells, and how dumbells could do the same job. I felt that way without ever using one.

Now that I have used both, I'd have to agree with Lincoln....
Forum: Exercises 03-23-2004, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,680
Posted By Geoff Sample
Gary, thanks. I'm still in awe of some of the...

Gary, thanks. I'm still in awe of some of the 500 pullup performances. My own effort was a personal milestone, and I'm glad I took up the challenge in this thread!
Forum: Exercises 03-20-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,680
Posted By Geoff Sample
Hats off to those who made or came close to 500. ...

Hats off to those who made or came close to 500. I just completed my attempt (I stopped when my elbow made clear to me that there is a difference between training and maiming) :wink: I really was...
Forum: Fitness 03-18-2004, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,077
Posted By Geoff Sample
Parth, one of the calesthenic goals on your list...

Parth, one of the calesthenic goals on your list was 30 haybalers. What's a haybaler?
Forum: Fitness 03-17-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,077
Posted By Geoff Sample
Parth, don't be scared! Most everyone here is...

Parth, don't be scared! Most everyone here is friendly.

Is there a reason you want to create your own? The archives are full of great workout combinations, the creativity of which would be hard...
Forum: Fitness 03-15-2004, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,759
Posted By Geoff Sample
The "Inman Mile" sounds like a winner! A...

The "Inman Mile" sounds like a winner! A description of the lift is here (http://www.usawa.com/rules.html#e24). In truth, you could probably get a LOT of great ideas from the All-around Lifting...
Forum: Fitness 03-14-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,693
Posted By Geoff Sample
Coach Sommer - thank you for your insight. This...

Coach Sommer - thank you for your insight. This is exactly what I imagined I would hear from an experienced coach - the "adequate preparation" is the key. Your insistance on perfection in a basic...
Forum: Exercises 03-13-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,680
Posted By Geoff Sample
I wish I'd seen this thread earlier. I'm in for...

I wish I'd seen this thread earlier. I'm in for next Saturday (so I can enjoy the build-up and commit to spending as much time as it takes to get it done). Myron, thanks for your post, I'm looking...
Forum: Fitness 03-13-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,693
Posted By Geoff Sample
I was reading an interesting piece by Scott...

I was reading an interesting piece by Scott Sonnon here (http://www.circularstrengthmag.com/22/sonnon7.html) where he was talking about focusing on performance rather than outcome, and emotionally...
Forum: Fitness 03-13-2004, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,180
Posted By Geoff Sample
If you're talking about the guy holding the globe...

If you're talking about the guy holding the globe barbell with a gigantous kettlebell next to him, Maximum Bob Whelan's site (http://www.naturalstrength.com) identifies him as Clevio Massimo.
...
Forum: Fitness 03-06-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
Graham - Great Job! Ben - short posts! :lol:

Graham - Great Job!

Ben - short posts! :lol:
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 06:43 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
"Q" wrote: I think it is curious how many of us...

"Q" wrote: I think it is curious how many of us (including me) have noted that there is no magical program to gain pull-ups, and yet here we are, trying to get you to divulge your program.

I say:...
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
I agree that 4 pullups per minute every minute...

I agree that 4 pullups per minute every minute for an hour doesn't sound all that bad, and I wasn't holding it up as the ultimate human achievment. Maybe some members of this group can do more, and...
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 12:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
Graham - good personal challenge, and good luck...

Graham - good personal challenge, and good luck reaching your mark (150). Keep us posted!

Ben Gimball - Excellent. You sir, without a doubt, are one for the books. Thanks for setting me...
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 09:34 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
Ben, The ironyy wasn't lost. One might reckon...

Ben,

The ironyy wasn't lost. One might reckon that most of the people who are absolutely dying to try your program are hoping for a magic bullet. Consider me a skeptic. It might be great or...
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 09:29 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
In the spirit of motivation, I thought some of...

In the spirit of motivation, I thought some of you might enjoy a couple of items I noticed over at STREND. This link (http://www.usmc.mil/marinelink/mcn2000.nsf/lookupstoryref/200395121624)...
Forum: Fitness 02-04-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,603
Posted By Geoff Sample
Great! I'm so inspired! I have been on workout...

Great! I'm so inspired! I have been on workout hiatus since hernia surgery (don't worry, my surgeon told me this was born, not made) and am slowly (finally) getting some strength back. I just...
Forum: Fitness 08-16-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,859
Posted By Geoff Sample
My experience is along the lines of what Tyler...

My experience is along the lines of what Tyler wrote. I made my own clubbells (PVC - made the handles 1 1/2 inches, then used a reducing fitting to transition to 3" pipe at the end so they would be...
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