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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 07-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 56,256
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Level 1 Testing and Certification...extra $1000 every 5 years?

As founder of a military non-profit affliate, it will be a challenge to continue to shell out $1k for a recert, when i'm not making any money from sailors / soldiers.
Possibly HQ can take this into...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-12-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Coaches Clips : Bring private digital coaching to your affiliate

Thanks Brian, I'm gonna check it out now.

Gary Stevens would be proud.

GO DRAGONS!
Forum: Starting 05-05-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Xfit for Navy PT

John,
What i've found helps are having varying levels for sailors to strive for.
Our WODs are posted with at-sea workouts for 3 levels:
- Master
- Apprentice
- Recruit

Once a sailor has...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-05-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Uss Dwight D Eisenhower

Thanks to the CFL and the FIT BOSS onboard, looks like IKE will have CF during upcoming Deployment.

From the get-go, already minimum of 20 personnel very interested in CF onboard.

I just need...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-20-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,674
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Norfolk Naval Base

Currently, my dates and times at NOB gym are sporadic, especially since i enjoy my garage more.

As a D.H., my only time (if available) to go to gym is 0500, if i can squeeze it in.

May change...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-20-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,674
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Norfolk Naval Base

Thanks for great update.
Yes, the website is unsafe, without proper instruction.

Noticed some divers in the gym here at NAVSTA..i'm guessing they don't have their own equipment (not as greatly...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-20-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Uss Dwight D Eisenhower

Thanks...i'll be sure to stop by.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-15-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Uss Dwight D Eisenhower

Will be coming onboard with staff for C2X and next deployment.
Anyone onboard and/or know if CF is being practiced?

Thanks.
AJ
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-15-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,232
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Looking for CF in State College, PA

Ever since my Level 1 Cert, i've been surprised no affliate was opened yet in State College. The prospects of clients is unlimited.

If i wasn't on active duty military, i'd be back in Happy Valley...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-21-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,674
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Norfolk Naval Base

CF Poseidon is run at EOD Group on Little Creek. Link is on main site.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-19-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,674
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Norfolk Naval Base

Roger that. i'm sure it's gonna be a fun little adventure into the world of MWR and LIABILITY-Crazed civilian fitness 'experts.'

I have a good 'in' though...we'll see how it goes.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-19-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,674
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Lightbulb Norfolk Naval Base

Returning home from deployment in a couple days and I am currently working to get a spot open for CF classes at NOB through MWR and Base contacts.
Although i run CrossFit SWFFT, we are looking to...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 05-11-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,378
Posted By Adam Kruppa
CrossFit at Sea

Work in a martime environment?
Are you searching for a nautical-based workout regimen?

SWFFT is based on bringing constantly varied functional fitness at high intenstity while AFLOAT to all those...
Forum: Exercises 09-04-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Grip Strength's influence on generel strength

I've said it time and time again...
key to high pull up numbers is strong grip strength.
Conversely, doing alot of pull ups creates great grip strength.

This hypothesis explains why big and...
Forum: Exercises 02-20-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,007
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Clydesdale Division (200+ lbs) Pullups

Very interesting post and good points about "Just do it".

I just ran across a great "pull ups AND grip" article on T-Nation:
http://www.t-nation.com/article/bodybuilding/keep_your_chin_up

What...
Forum: Exercises 02-13-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,007
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Clydesdale Division (200+ lbs) Pullups

I'm pretty sure the reason Rotating pullup bars do so well...is that it taxes your grip. hence you are not disagreeing with me but you are supporting my notion that weak grip is the "average"...
Forum: Exercises 01-05-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,007
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Re: Clydesdale Division (200+ lbs) Pullups

6'5, 225.

I've struggled with this for years.
I am consistently over 20 without kipping...no idea my max with kipping (guess i should try some day).

My take regarding coach's "no excuses for...
Forum: Nutrition 07-22-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,756
Posted By Adam Kruppa
i just got on with "agave nectar". It's up in...

i just got on with "agave nectar".
It's up in PA grocery stores.

Pure sweetner from Agave's (mexico).
Low glycemic too.
Forum: Nutrition 07-20-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,680
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Paleo states stop eating 1 hour before working...

Paleo states stop eating 1 hour before working out, to stop insulin production which will affect your performance.

Zone states to eat 30 minutes before to set up growth hormones for optimal...
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,635
Posted By Adam Kruppa
you may not want to use it, but USDA has a...

you may not want to use it, but USDA has a program that you can download that has everything.

not sure about the link, but you can google for usda sr19 search program.
Forum: Fitness 07-06-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,398
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Well let's cut to the chase. I'm a big...

Well let's cut to the chase.

I'm a big guy, 6'5, 230 and can run a sub 5 minute mile.

I've always wondered if i am actually outperforming many of the 130 lb guys who can run sub 4:30...
Forum: Fitness 07-05-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,398
Posted By Adam Kruppa
I've seen conflicting formula's that would...

I've seen conflicting formula's that would calculate amount of power created throughout a distance run.

Are there any concrete calculations?

i.e. the idea of weight times distance divided...
Forum: Workout of the Day 06-26-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,504
Posted By Adam Kruppa
Hey man, Here are some SWIM WODs that i've...

Hey man,
Here are some SWIM WODs that i've created.
I'm trying to put together alot more.
I can't give out all my secrets...just yet.

1) The "360"
one round for time:
10 burpees
...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-22-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,959
Posted By Adam Kruppa
SHould get in touch with a trainer over at...

SHould get in touch with a trainer over at Bally's on VB Blvd.
I don't know her name, but she is leaving Bally's in very near future to open a crossfit in Lynnhaven area.

If i get her name,...
Forum: Competitions 05-16-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,540
Posted By Adam Kruppa
I'm in. I'll persuade the guys here at Dam...

I'm in.
I'll persuade the guys here at Dam Neck to join in.

Anything for a fellow LT and a Penn-Stater.

HOOYAH Mike!
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