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Forum: Community 09-17-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
Though a lot about this on the plane ride home,...

Though a lot about this on the plane ride home, Karl...I was really just funning around, but it came off very wrong and I'm sorry.

This site has not been good for me lately...I get these weird...
Forum: Community 09-17-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
Karl, I was just pressing a point. I see the same...

Karl, I was just pressing a point. I see the same issues over and over and I'm just being a jerk. The Masters guys are mad at me, too, because I'm against some of the changes.

I'm funny about some...
Forum: Community 09-15-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
You will learn how to hold a discus. That's like...

You will learn how to hold a discus. That's like teaching the O lifts by simply holding a bar...it needs a bit more...
Forum: Community 09-15-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
That is one of my complaints against some of the...

That is one of my complaints against some of the certification courses...you get such a mix of stuff, you come away with some basics, but no ability to apply. Those poor youth track kids who spend an...
Forum: Community 09-14-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
Dear God, don't do that. I have a free discus...

Dear God, don't do that. I have a free discus book on my site
http://danjohn.org
Hit "The Book."
Please don't...please.
Forum: Community 09-13-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dan John
If after being certified to coach, you have any...

If after being certified to coach, you have any questions that I can help you with, let me know. I'm amazed that after throwing the discus since 1971, I keep learning more...
Forum: Exercises 09-13-2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,616
Posted By Dan John
Oh, I'm not against people having opinions or...

Oh, I'm not against people having opinions or realize that people can say or do foolish, idiotic things without any foresight or hindsight..., that makes life fun much of the time...but I think...
Forum: Exercises 09-12-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,616
Posted By Dan John
Arthur DeVany is one of the first people I ever...

Arthur DeVany is one of the first people I ever read when I first came on the web. I think he inspired me to completely reconsider how I train myself and my athletes. He has strong opinions, but a...
Forum: Community 09-01-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,019
Posted By Dan John
Forget it. (Message edited by Danny John on...

Forget it.

(Message edited by Danny John on September 01, 2006)
Forum: Exercises 08-30-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,274
Posted By Dan John
Oh...look. A nit, let me pick it. Part of the...

Oh...look. A nit, let me pick it.

Part of the reason O lifting lost popularity (reason number one: losing the Military Press in 1972) is that NO MATTER what someone does or says about O lifting,...
Forum: Exercises 08-29-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,274
Posted By Dan John
"Rocky Balboa" has a preview with kbells, jerks...

"Rocky Balboa" has a preview with kbells, jerks and chains...suddenly, I'm "in."

Finally. I'm cool.
Forum: Exercises 08-29-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,274
Posted By Dan John
Lightweight...but good......

Lightweight...but good...
http://www.menshealth.com/cda/article.do?site=MensHealth&channel=fitness&categor y=workout.plans&conitem=d2b3a9f3340dc010VgnVCM10000013281eac____&page=1...
Forum: Community 08-23-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By Dan John
That's how we swing in Utah...

That's how we swing in Utah...
Forum: Exercises 08-17-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,409
Posted By Dan John
As a hammer thrower, I cringe. Stuff that...

As a hammer thrower, I cringe.

Stuff that works in teaching a neophyte a medicine ball clean is not the same as doing either the Olympic hammer or the Scottish hammer.

I'm not picking on you,...
Forum: Exercises 08-16-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,003
Posted By Dan John
Marc, it isn't that complicated. Just do 'em....

Marc, it isn't that complicated. Just do 'em. There is a bit of over-study that happens here on the boards, but, really, do them like Allan noted in the discussion...for time, for learning...
Forum: Exercises 08-13-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,003
Posted By Dan John
Adam, I am going to double the price on that...

Adam, I am going to double the price on that soon, so take advantage of it now...
Forum: Exercises 08-12-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,003
Posted By Dan John
Allen posted some notes on my workshop...I think...

Allen posted some notes on my workshop...I think Eugene has something, too.

I start with Goblet Squats and teach the bottom position, then move to OvSqts then Front Squats. From there, PVC pipe...
Forum: Community 08-08-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,269
Posted By Dan John
Well, I am looking forward to it!!! Nobody has...

Well, I am looking forward to it!!!

Nobody has posted yet, but it is going to be great...
Forum: Exercises 08-07-2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,607
Posted By Dan John
Well, I think there are only two ways to bang up...

Well, I think there are only two ways to bang up your deadlift: deadlift all the time, like you are suggesting, or never. I deadlifted 628 without doing any deadlifts for about two years, just...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,612
Posted By Dan John
Jamila, it's okay...here you go: Heels Up ...

Jamila, it's okay...here you go:
Heels
Up
Jump

I have to thank Robb for doing the "stuff," too...he is a great guy. I still think of Robb every time I eat one of those whole chickens from the...
Forum: Fitness 08-02-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,222
Posted By Dan John
I have a shower hooked up to the hose...very...

I have a shower hooked up to the hose...very inexpensive and you could figure out a simple version for anywherre...and I find that keeping my head soaked really can help. Utah gets in the low 100's,...
Forum: Exercises 07-30-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,063
Posted By Dan John
Another "little" idea is to do some OvSqts with a...

Another "little" idea is to do some OvSqts with a clean grip. You will get the sense that the hips are one sets of issues, but the upper girdle is another...
Forum: Community 07-28-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By Dan John
Thank you for posting the link. I have had a lot...

Thank you for posting the link. I have had a lot of crossfitters email me about this one. It has some connections to the "standards" we are discussing in the other forum...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,465
Posted By Dan John
I agree, Mike...simply amazing. Probably the best...

I agree, Mike...simply amazing. Probably the best thing I have seen...literally...in months.
Forum: Exercises 07-22-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,913
Posted By Dan John
What I like about kbells is that my athletes just...

What I like about kbells is that my athletes just seem to ooze over to them and start trying things. I don't find that with chinup bars, but the same thing happens with the high boxes for...
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