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Forum: CrossPit 12-30-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,473
Posted By James Oconnor
Evan, I trained in Lagoa with BTT. Mario...

Evan,
I trained in Lagoa with BTT. Mario Sperry and Murilo Bustamante's camp. I lived in Leblon. Leblon was great but more expensive. I went there with my wife and thought it was safer than...
Forum: CrossPit 11-12-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,473
Posted By James Oconnor
I have trained in Brazil for 6 months with the...

I have trained in Brazil for 6 months with the Brazilian Top Team and had a great time.
No problem for foreigners.

Let me know if you have any other questions.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 38,523
Posted By James Oconnor
I have a set of old ones and have them hanging...

I have a set of old ones and have them hanging from a tree out back, no problems.
Forum: Injuries 04-24-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,284
Posted By James Oconnor
Elliot: Thanks for the info. A while back...

Elliot:

Thanks for the info. A while back in one of the CF journals they talked about trigger point massage. Wasn't sure where the trigger point would be for this spot.

I'll try massage...
Forum: Injuries 04-23-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,284
Posted By James Oconnor
I have the same pain in the same place. I feel...

I have the same pain in the same place. I feel it from all the pulling exercises I do. Mine will not go away, very frustrating.
It hurts when any pressure is applied as well, hope somebody can...
Forum: Community 04-22-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,948
Posted By James Oconnor
Hey Jim, I'll be praying. From Northwest...

Hey Jim, I'll be praying.

From Northwest Indiana, Chesterton.
Forum: Exercises 04-18-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By James Oconnor
Just got some rings and got tylers video that...

Just got some rings and got tylers video that went along with it. It seems that when gymnast's train on rings they just train their routine instead of doing certain exercises for reps.
I wonder if...
Forum: Fitness 04-14-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,485
Posted By James Oconnor
Kenneth, long slow distance

Kenneth,
long slow distance
Forum: Exercises 04-14-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By James Oconnor
It rests as close to your throat as you can take,...

It rests as close to your throat as you can take, right on top of your shoulders.

Hopefully that makes sense. I've found when I catch it close to my throat, almost like I feel like I'm choking,...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By James Oconnor
Thanks a lot Andy, that gives me a good idea.

Thanks a lot Andy, that gives me a good idea.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By James Oconnor
I just ordered the new batch of power rings, not...

I just ordered the new batch of power rings, not the elite ones, just to have them sooner.

I don't get how the newer ones would reduce the spinning of the rings. I haven't received mine yet, but...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 38,523
Posted By James Oconnor
What is the difference between the metal and the...

What is the difference between the metal and the elite power rings. I want some rings right away, not sure if its worth waiting for the elite rings.
Forum: Exercises 04-04-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,921
Posted By James Oconnor
It seems that practicing the sumo style deadlift...

It seems that practicing the sumo style deadlift is more functional than the conventional deadlift when it comes to everyday lifting of objects.

Every time I go to lift a heavy object from the...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By James Oconnor
Where are you located Karl and what is your...

Where are you located Karl and what is your business?
Forum: Competitions 01-01-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,787
Posted By James Oconnor
What is a press up?

What is a press up?
Forum: Competitions 12-27-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,979
Posted By James Oconnor
Is it assumed that muscle ups are done on the bar...

Is it assumed that muscle ups are done on the bar or rings?
I don't have access to rings and only have done them on a bar, which is harder?
Forum: Exercises 12-16-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,007
Posted By James Oconnor
Tried this today, Burpee w/ a push-up, jump...

Tried this today,
Burpee w/ a push-up, jump onto a box, jump off forward and do a pull-up, turn around to jump on and off the box again to do another burpee.

I tried doing a round where I did...
Forum: Nutrition 12-11-2005, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,530
Posted By James Oconnor
Ch, Ch, Ch, Chia! Chia Herb Garden, do they...

Ch, Ch, Ch, Chia!
Chia Herb Garden, do they have that down under?
Forum: Exercises 12-07-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,371
Posted By James Oconnor
Tom, the video clips helped a lot! Thanks.

Tom, the video clips helped a lot!
Thanks.
Forum: Exercises 12-06-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,371
Posted By James Oconnor
Thanks, my clean is starting to feel a ton better...

Thanks, my clean is starting to feel a ton better already.
The snatch is getting there as well, I find if I don't push at the top with the heavier KB I really get slammed in the arm.
Just need...
Forum: Exercises 12-04-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,371
Posted By James Oconnor
I've seen the snatch and clean perfromed like a...

I've seen the snatch and clean perfromed like a swing and also like the barbell version where you do a high pull then get under it. Why would one keep the arm straight and swing as opposed to...
Forum: Community 12-02-2005, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,604
Posted By James Oconnor
I'm in Northwest Indiana, Chesterton. Good to...

I'm in Northwest Indiana, Chesterton.
Good to see someone else close by that doesn't get too scared by the WOD.
Forum: Exercises 12-01-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,371
Posted By James Oconnor
Should the KB fall on the outside of your...

Should the KB fall on the outside of your forearm? With the 1.5 pood it seems to almost be on top of my shoulder when I clean it to the rack position if I keep my forearm tight and chin close to my...
Forum: Exercises 11-30-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,371
Posted By James Oconnor
I'm pretty new to kettlebell training, just got...

I'm pretty new to kettlebell training, just got some power system Kb's.
Whenever I do the snatch or clean I'm banging the heck out of my forearms. I watched and read a lot of Pavel's material...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2005, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,035
Posted By James Oconnor
I was just looking in the sporting section of...

I was just looking in the sporting section of Sears and found some bumper plates there. 45lb. plates are about $45 each, the other plates correlate with the price of $1 a pound.
Food for thought.
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