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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 09-18-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,235
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: CrossFit Woman's Creed . . . Question

Odd question but Mike are you related to Bob and Mary? I grew up in Sutter Creek and worked for them for a few years at Lake Amador.
Forum: Starting 05-09-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,383
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Just did first day and still alive... Barely!!!

Dimitri you do know this is a Crossfit forum right? Regardless of whether you feel CF is good for obese people or not at least the OP has made the choice to get healthy. Sadly it's attitudes, or the...
Forum: Starting 05-09-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Done f'in around!

First off good for you. Many people in your situation would just give up with the typical excuses, I'm too old, I'm injured, I don't have he equipment etc etc. as for the equipment there are plenty...
Forum: Fitness 03-30-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 40,667
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Clydesdale Men: Represent!

5'11 and 265. Was down to 215 a few years ago, from 300, but was not as strong as I am today. Going to refocus and drop another 35 over the next few months while hopefully still increasing my lifts....
Forum: Fitness 02-10-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 40,667
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Clydesdale Men: Represent!

I'm 5'11 and currently 257. At my lowest 2 years ago I was 215. Training for an ironman then the post IM meals and lack of motivation took me to 267. Been doing cf since last march when I couldn't...
Forum: Starting 02-10-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,140
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Brand New & Scared to Death

The hardest step very day in getting healthy is the first foot out the door. After that it's easy. You've already taken the first step so just keep doing it. Long term goals can be daunting, and...
Forum: Starting 02-02-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,498
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Form Vs. Time

Ignoring time and working in good form is tough. I know for me pull ups were and still are my bane. I started in March using the large purple band for my pull ups and therefore went faster. Now I...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-26-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,469
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Interesting Article on Crossfit

I personally know the guy who wrote the article as I have raced triathlon with him and spoken to him numerous times. While I agree with some of his points, ie if you do a lift or excersize wrong...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-26-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,032
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Crossfit Training Program Review.

Wow these 2 are idiots. Don't do CF if you have pre existing conditions like knee or elbow issues. Wrong. I've had 2 reconstructive knee surgeries, a reconstructed ankle, and a torn rotator cuff, and...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-14-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,823
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Hats

So I know this thread is a few years old but any chance those hats are still available. They look bad *** and I'd love to get one.
Forum: Starting 01-13-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 34,159
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Taking steroids before joining the military?

Your profile shows you live in Fresno. I know for a fact there are 3 boxes within 15mi of wherever you live. I lived in the No for 7 years so I know what I'm talking about. Seek one out and talk to...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,514
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Recommended Crossfit Shoes

Yes the Merrell which have the vibram soles.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,514
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Recommended Crossfit Shoes

I wear vibram trial gloves for everything. Just started using Adidas lifting shoes for dead lifts, squats etc.
Forum: Starting 12-29-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,528
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: First step to regaining my life

Welcome and good luck. Even though u can't afford a box I'd recommend going to a box at least a few times to make sure you understand the basic lifts and movements so you don't get hurt. Most boxes...
Forum: Starting 12-29-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,694
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Getting the Girlfriend Started in Lifting

I'd be very cautious of coaching a significant other. My wife decided to take up cycling, when I was riding 100 miles a week on average, and my trying to help her didn't go well. Every pointer I...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,660
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Supportive Underwear for Deadlifting?

I wear boxers in regular life but always wear underarmour for doing wods. Keeps things in place, but not sure if they can prevent injury.
Forum: Starting 12-22-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,091
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Too Fat for Crossfit

To Jonathan and the OP all I can add is keep at it. I started last March and thought I was in ok shape. I was and still am carrying around an extra 40 lbs of where I want to be, 260 vs 220. I have...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-29-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,421
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Do you ever feel inadequate?

Everyone feels this way when starting, and by everyone I mean me. When I started I thought I was in pretty good shape as I had just completed an Ironman triathlon 3 months prior. Man was I wrong. In...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-14-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,812
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Greatest Athlete of all time.

The Hoyt's are truly an amazing story of a fathers love for his son. Dick, the father, was a non athlete and a smoker when he and his son first started competing. YouTube their name and you'll find...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,812
Posted By Sean Waklee
Greatest Athlete of all time.

Even if triathlon isn't your thing, this kid embodies the definition of what it means to be a sportsman. Also greatest brother ever. Worth the time to watch.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-02-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 201,053
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: You Know You CrossFit Too Much When...

If the guys in your box look anorexic I'd start looking for a new box to train at. Anorexic and Crossfit don't go hand in hand in my book
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-15-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,627,738
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

Not the ones that eat fast food.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-11-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,490
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Umbilical Hernia Diastasis Recti Repair

I had a mesh placement for my umbilical hernia about 3 years ago. I kick myself that I didn't have it done sooner as I dealt with the issue for well over a year. I've had zero problems with it and...
Forum: Starting 10-11-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,482
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Addicted to it! But got a shoe question.

I'll second the Merrill trail gloves. I've been using them since May and love them. Virtually no sole so I don't use/need a pair of lifting shoes, and still fine to run in.
Get them from zappos and...
Forum: Starting 10-04-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 69,261
Posted By Sean Waklee
Re: Too much $$$

Cost varies depending on location. My box is only $100 unlimited but a box 8 miles away is $150, they are closer to SF and in a " un " more affluent area. San Diego cost of living is high so rent for...
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