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Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 63,872
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Recommended barbell in Australia

Currently saving for a Pendlay bar from the Australian K/bell website - $550 for the bar and i think $34 for shipping from Melb to Adelaide. I think they're available from early December - come on...
Forum: Nutrition 10-28-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,866
Posted By Adam Bennett
Carb Withdrawal Symptoms?

Hi all,

my wife and i recently started Zoning (just over a week ago) and while i have been doing it pretty easy my wife has been struggling a bit.

Before we began i was trying to eat a pretty...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-25-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

"Forgive me, Coach, for i have sinned. It's been a month since my last WOD..."

Yeah, OK - so a month is a long time between workouts, but it's not like i've been kicking back on the couch knocking...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-07-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Very frustrated at the moment, my last workout was last Monday, so it will be nearly two weeks between workouts by the time i get to my next one (hopefully Friday morning!).

Things have just been...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-20-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

20/09/09

Warmup:

Jumprope and Med ball cleans practice

"Nicole"

complete as many rounds in 20mins of:
400m run
Forum: Workout Logs 09-19-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Nothing further to report as yet :(

Wait out.
Forum: Workout Logs 09-16-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

13/09/09

"Karen"

for time:
150 wallball shots (9lb ball)

Time: 14:55

(warmup - skipping practice, approx 10min)
Forum: Workout Logs 09-10-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

05/09/09

"Angie"

for time:
100 pullups (subbed jumping pu's)
100 pushups
100 situps (w/ abmat)
100 squats
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 63,872
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Recommended barbell in Australia

I love this thread!!!!

I am in the process of setting up the home gym and this is just what i was after! So far i've read about half of all the posts, will have to finish the rest another day. ...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-03-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Tomorrow morning i plan on doing Angie again. Have done it once before but unfortunately i misplaced my recorded time!

Can't wait to finish cleaning out my shed and get some more equipment so i'm...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-03-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Evening all, how are we?

Been a week or so since my last post and only two workouts since then :(
Am trying my best to get more in but my timing is still a work in progress...

Last Friday...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-25-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Cheers mate,

really appreciate the encouragement! My upper-body strength has never really been anything to write home about, so i'm definitely excited to see what CF can do for me. Like you said,...
Forum: Starting 08-25-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,258
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Help me help my wife!

Hey David,

yeah, i winced when i read that, too...! i know Dimitri's heart was in the right place when he wrote it, but let's just say i don't quite have the big brass ones required for that...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-24-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Last Wednesday (19/08/09) i attempted "Ryan" and let me just say that i had my skinny white arse handed to me! I cannot even imagine doing this as rx'd at this point in time -

"Ryan"

5 rounds...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-24-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

Managed to get in a workout today, although it ended up being a little shorter than i would have liked.

Warmup:
2 rounds of:
Run 400m
Max rep pullups (subbed rows on a waist high bar, body...
Forum: Starting 08-24-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,258
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Help me help my wife!

Hey Ted, Dimitri,

just wanted to say thanks for your posts and the thought that you put into them. You both raise good points and i'll definitely take them on board!

Cheers!
Forum: Workout Logs 08-23-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By Adam Bennett
Benno's (Mis)Adventures in the Land of CrossFit...

My name is Adam Bennett, I am a 24yo male from Adelaide in Australia, married with two beautiful kids. Was put on to CF while away on an Army Reserve training course a couple of months ago and have...
Forum: Starting 08-23-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,258
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Help me help my wife!

Hey mate, thanks for the advice - that's very encouraging!

I'll just have to work my arse off and let the results do the talking. I've only been CFing for a month or two when time allows and she...
Forum: Starting 08-23-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,258
Posted By Adam Bennett
Re: Help me help my wife!

Haha, yeah - I hear you, mate! Wise words...

I will definitely keep that in mind and just drop the subject for a while - although this may be hard as I'm sure "CrossFit" seems to be the only thing...
Forum: Starting 08-22-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,258
Posted By Adam Bennett
Help me help my wife!

Hi,

I've been doing CF for roughly a couple of months (albeit sporadically!) and i'm absolutely hooked! I'm 24 from Adelaide in Australia, 6' and 72kg - i think that's about 165lb for all the...
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