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Forum: Competitions 10-22-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,236
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: November: Thruster Challenge

In.

I did this last year, too. Not only was it fun, but I made all sorts of improvements that really carried over to all aspects of CrossFitting.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,675
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Vibrams Five Fingers

I have 6 pair now and it's almost all I ever wear for every situation that calls for footwear (other than when riding my motorcycles, I always wear my boots, but keep a pair of VFF Classics in my...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,801
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: five finger death stench

The vinegar soak after washing, then a thorough rinsing, followed by sitting out in the sun all day to dry (about once every 2-3 weeks) has been working for my primary pair of workout KSOs.
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 08-03-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 38,819
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: things a globo-gym goer would say/think/wonder when 1st entering a CF box

"The women work out against the men? That hardly seems fair."

To which I would respond, "It's not fair. To you. Prepare to be smoked by the most bad-*** fit women alive."
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 31,464
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Vibram five fingers

Allen,

I much prefer the look of the KSOs when wearing jeans...in fact, I think few people even realize that I'm wearing "gloves" on my feet when I'm wearing them with jeans.

However, I don't like...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 31,464
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Vibram five fingers

I've had my KSOs (black) for about 2 months now, and have worn them as much as possible, to include all WoDs since getting them.

The first time I did CFT in them, I PRd on all three lifts back squat...
Forum: Testimonials 07-08-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,390
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Typical Testimonial

Thanks for this fantastic testimony. Gives me hope for the future of our great nation.

As a US Army Veteran, I'll add that there's nothing in your entire life you'll do that will match the...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-12-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,805
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: CF Slayer Hero WOD - "Darryn"

I'm a member of the Central Texas area Patriot Guard Riders, and yesterday I rode form Austin to College Station to help welcome home 2LT Andrews, then we escorted the Andrews family 60 miles back to...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,063
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: CF Slayer Affiliate t-shirts for sale online!

I wore my new CF Slayer t-shirt for my affiliate WoD today. Hit a new PR on Helen (by 32 seconds). Must be the t-shirt.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-21-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,512
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: average number of athletes at your crossfit gym

The Austin CrossFit Central affiliate where I train has been open since 2005, and currently has just over 500 members enrolled in programs. Talking to the lady in charge of enrollments, she mentioned...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,063
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: CF Slayer Affiliate t-shirts for sale online!

Just ordered mine. Great t-shirt. Glad to support the cause, too.

Had to go with the camel color, as the black wasn't available in XXL. Which is probalby not a bad thing, since my wardrobe is...
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 350,739
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: paleo "change your life in 30 days"

Jo --- I'm eating honey (for now). After dinner, for a snack I've been eating a cup of fresh blue berries and peaches, with crushed pecans, a splash of coconut milk, and a drizzle of honey.

This...
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,375
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Beet juice enhances O2 uptake better than Ďany other known meansí

Beet juice is considered to be one of the most powerful cleansers of the body.

It is rich in Vitamin A, Sodium, Calcium, Chlorine, Vitamin B6, Sulfur, Iron, and Potassium.

Pure raw beet juice may...
Forum: Nutrition 08-10-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 350,739
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: paleo "change your life in 30 days"

The key to my paleo success? The recent purchase of an new Cookshack electric smoker --- every Sunday I can smoke enough brisket, ribs, and salmon for a week's worth of lunches and dinners.

In fact,...
Forum: Nutrition 08-06-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,395
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: What's Your Favorite Paleo Recipe

I'm going to have to disagree with Jason. As my very favorite paleo meal is animal smoked slow and low over assorted hard wood coals.
Forum: Nutrition 08-06-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 350,739
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: paleo "change your life in 30 days"

I just had my 1 year anniversary since doing CrossFit --- I dind't think there were significant changes. Then I realized I lost 33 lbs (274 lbs to 241) and nearly 14% body fat.

Though, I wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,996
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: A way to say "Thanks"

Need a new 20lb med ball. That would be my vote.
Forum: Nutrition 08-04-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 350,739
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: paleo "change your life in 30 days"

I'm really enjoying this. Though I'm "cheating" slightly, once per day, for my bed-time snack.

I have a small bowl of cubed watermelon, sprinkled with some pecans and slivered almonds, about 1/4 cup...
Forum: Nutrition 08-02-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 350,739
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: paleo "change your life in 30 days"

Good for you.

Today is Day 6 for me. Also got my inspiration from Byers' blog. I treated myself to healthier lifestyle by buying a new electric smoker...
Forum: Competitions 07-27-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,394
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: July: 'thruster' challenge

Week 3, Day 2 -- 15 reps x 115 lbs (unbroken)

I fell a bit behind, but I'm trying to catch up. Did this set right after my warmup this afternoon and before my WoD.

This felt pretty good, but think...
Forum: Community 07-27-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,708
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Looking for music for ipod

Melissa Byers posted on her blog asking people to post their single most favorite WoD tune, and there are currently 98 comments on the thread with some outstanding selections. I've since downloaded...
Forum: Competitions 07-20-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,394
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: July: 'thruster' challenge

Week 3-1: 115 lbs x 9 reps (unbroken)

Video here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjmUVfKn9_8) (WFS).

Felt pretty good after the first rep. Though from the video I think that my left knee is...
Forum: Competitions 07-14-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,394
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: week 3, day 1

After doing my 95 lbs x 21 reps yesterday evening, I went ahead and continued on with Fran.

So I get to my affiliate this morning, and the workout includes 30 reps of Man Makers, using 40 lb...
Forum: Competitions 07-13-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,394
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: July: 'thruster' challenge

Week 2, Day 3: 95 lbs x 21 reps (unbroken)

Video here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rul6nXLeZM) (WFS)

The reps were unbroken in that I never set the bar down. But I did break my rhythm on...
Forum: Starting 07-08-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,053
Posted By Robbie Cooper
Re: Soldier new to CrossFit

Welcome.

My little brother is a 79R in the US Army, too. He just left Ft. Jackson, where he was the NCOIC of the Recruiter School. He's back in Houston now for another stint as a Station...
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