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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-27-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,425
Posted By John Bickel
Re: fitness and the generation gap

Look at the obesity rates, I would say that all of the generations have become this way. However an obese teenager has not developed the medical issues that an obese 60 year-old experiences,...
Forum: CrossPit 09-26-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,482
Posted By John Bickel
Re: The UFC WW Dillema

His fights have become boring. However, Dana should be putting pressure on the challengers to have better game plan . We can give Jon Fitch a pass since he was the first one to experience the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-12-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,257
Views: 605,448
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Heard in the Office Today

:rofl: Does she smoke? Nicotine would be another healthy way of waking up the baby.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-27-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,189
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Baby Gear Question

Another plug for the base version: You can buy extra bases for the carrier. If you ever need someone else to transport the baby; you can give them the base. We purchased an extra one for his...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-07-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,455
Posted By John Bickel
Re: A Skinnier, Safer America

I agree. I pulled the working (wfs http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=982466&download=yes) paper. His paper uses inflation adjusted (real) gas prices not nominal gas prices. ...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-06-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,455
Posted By John Bickel
Re: A Skinnier, Safer America

New York City has the highest mass transit usage rate in the nation. The obesity rate in NYC has beeb rapidly increasing (see link below). In response to the growing obesity rate, they banned...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-06-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,153
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Annoying office habits.

[QUOTE=Jason David;439965]I'm clueless and a new coffee drinker after kicking my Diet Pepsi Max habit...

I have no idea how to use that darn thing and do not understand the etiquette...which is why...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-06-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,153
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Annoying office habits.

Some people are too stupid to make coffee. More than once, I have found a overflowed coffee pot. Someone did not realize that you use an empty pot and not full pot of coffee with the brewing...
Forum: CrossPit 10-28-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,652
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Is Kimbo an Ultimate Fighter?????

No point for Kimbo to be on the show. He does not need the exposure to the fanbase. He needs to work on his holes aka ground game.

Dana would just want to use him to boost ratings and possiblely...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-28-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,342
Posted By John Bickel
Re: And I used to like pittsburgh, stupid fitness ideas

[QUOTE=Robert Martinez;387564].........


Why is it that everyone out there has to try and reinvent the wheel? What's wrong with picking up something heavy and moving it???

QUOTE]

That sounds like...
Forum: Community 08-27-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,146
Posted By John Bickel
Re: 9yr old pitcher not allowed to play 'cause he's too good!!

Ahh the politics of little league. . . how I do not miss it. Of the sports that I participated, it seemed to have the worst parent interference.

Parent interference/politics has seemed to have...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-29-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,147
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Gym or Circus??

They probably do.

Depending upon which location you visit, their regular initiation fees supposedly range from $300 - $500 and then their monthly basic membership fee supposedly ranges from $140...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-30-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,799
Posted By John Bickel
Re: CrossFit Swiss Ball Cert. Register now!!!!

March of the Penguins keeps coming to mind...

It must be the black & white outfits combined with the white balls.
Forum: CrossPit 01-22-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Smiler v Silva, 16th Feb Miami

If Silva loses to you (like Tank), does he get to be in a main event for his next fight?
Forum: Community 01-08-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,469
Posted By John Bickel
Re: how did you find crossfit?

I read that same article. I remember thinking that is insane. I kept thinking about this insane workout so about month later I found the website...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-04-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,348
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Career Advice

This is the easiest time of your life to make a radical change.

Once you start a family, radical changes become a lot more complicated. If you think your family & friends react negatively now;...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-20-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 40,055
Posted By John Bickel
Re: THE BEST Action Movie Quote..Ever.

Not exactly an action movie..

"Survival kit contents check. In them you'll find: one .45 caliber automatic; two boxes of ammunition; four days concentrated emergency raisons; one drug issue...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-20-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,760
Posted By John Bickel
Re: What fitness gimmicks/scams have you fallen for?

No thanks. I would rather buy a new one at $14,600 + shipping so I can get the 5 year warranty (parts only).
Forum: CrossPit 12-06-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,672
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Starting MMA

Don't worry. Some day, the average age will be younger than you...

Personally, I am more concerned about the participants' attitudes. I like places in which they work hard, enjoy themselves and...
Forum: CrossPit 11-28-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,697
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Books on MMA

Another way to say it is: Muay Thai & kickboxing is all basic strikes. You will not be learning any Dim Mak or Wire-fu type moves.

The advanced techniques are "just" combining the basic strikes...
Forum: Community 10-05-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,697
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Tried Out For American Gladiator

It is a regular show on ESPN Classic. My 5 year old son discovered it the other week and is hooked.
Forum: CrossPit 10-01-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,243
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Ufc 76

Compared to boxing, do the UFC fighters have the similar percentage of management and trainer/gym fees? In other words, how much of these posted winnings are the fighters taking home (before...
Forum: CrossPit 09-27-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,243
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Ufc 76

Becca- I thought that most UFC contracts usually only covered a few fights at time because the UFC wanted the freedom to dump a unpopular or losing fighter.
Forum: CrossPit 09-27-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,243
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Ufc 76

$7k for a main event fighter??? (Excluding win bonus).

It appears that Keith did not understand his role in this fight....
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 09-27-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,330
Posted By John Bickel
Re: Should colllege athletes get paid?

At most schools only 1 to 3 sports (usually Men's Football & Basketball) generate more revenue then expenses. All of the other sports are subsidized by the few profitable sports.

I am against...
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