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Forum: CrossPit 07-21-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,636
Posted By Tom Needham
Kimo failed the drug test and is out of the...

Kimo failed the drug test and is out of the fight. He also failed the drug test a few years ago when he fought Ken (post fight test). What a loser. Bad choice for the WFA to get this show off on...
Forum: CrossPit 07-13-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,166
Posted By Tom Needham
They both have tough fights before they square...

They both have tough fights before they square off...
Vanderlei vs. Cro Cop
if he wins vs. winner of Barnett/Minotauro

Lidell vs. Babalu
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2006, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,299
Posted By Tom Needham
Hi Laurent, I ordered the World Class Coaching...

Hi Laurent, I ordered the World Class Coaching DVDs from Crain's Muscle World (only place I could find them). They got the DVDs to me quickly.

http://crainsmuscleworld.com/specialtyvideos.html...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,619
Posted By Tom Needham
K2 Kettlebells are the most similar to DDs. A...

K2 Kettlebells are the most similar to DDs. A lil bit cheaper too ... http://k2fitness.net/kettlebells.htm
Forum: Fitness 02-03-2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,470
Posted By Tom Needham
My favorites: Helen Jackie - 1000 meter row,...

My favorites:
Helen
Jackie - 1000 meter row, Thruster 45 lbs (50 reps), Pull-ups (30 reps)
Frelen (5x 800m, thrusters, pull-up (don't know the rep counts))
Fight Gone Bad
Fran
Forum: Fitness 01-25-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,264
Posted By Tom Needham
Chris, thanks for sharing your awesome knowledge...

Chris, thanks for sharing your awesome knowledge of rowing. I got a C2 D for xmas and your posts have been very helpful for this newbie.

Tom
Forum: Community 12-25-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,553
Posted By Tom Needham
Great photos of Athena! Is there a page for...

Great photos of Athena! Is there a page for Fudgie?

-Tom
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,650
Posted By Tom Needham
Agree with Brendan, a 1 pood KB will give you a...

Agree with Brendan, a 1 pood KB will give you a good challenge and more exercises to do. Also the lighter weight will let you concentrate on form.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 38,825
Posted By Tom Needham
Fiona, there are some specs/ instructions on Mike...

Fiona, there are some specs/ instructions on Mike Burgener's site.
Check it out ...
http://mikesgym.org/articles.php?show=article&articleID=63

-Tom
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,807
Posted By Tom Needham
You also can find great deals on weightlifting...

You also can find great deals on weightlifting sets/equipment on your local craigslist.org Maybe even bumpers and a nice bar for what you'd pay for a cheap set that is brand new?
Forum: Community 11-26-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,241
Posted By Tom Needham
Hi Fiona, I was also checking out BJJ/Grappling...

Hi Fiona, I was also checking out BJJ/Grappling schools in the area if I'm able to make it to the seminar. Dave Camarillo teaches at Amercan Kickboxing Academy (one of the top MMA teams in the...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-25-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,298
Posted By Tom Needham
Thanks for the link to that thread Allen, very...

Thanks for the link to that thread Allen, very informative!
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,509
Posted By Tom Needham
Are they relatively quiet? Do most bumpers have...

Are they relatively quiet? Do most bumpers have a steel centers, I would think that it might make them a bit noiser ???
Put up a review/pics if you get a chance. Thanks, Tom
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2005, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,731
Posted By Tom Needham
Hi Brad, I don't have experience with the Cor...

Hi Brad, I don't have experience with the Cor medecine balls. But one other med ball that does get used sometimes in the WODs is the D-Ball http://www.d-ball.com/individual_balls.html

The yellow...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,509
Posted By Tom Needham
Looking forward to hearing reviews on these...

Looking forward to hearing reviews on these bumpers. Santa Claus take note!
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-18-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,298
Posted By Tom Needham
I'm curious what the consensus is for setting the...

I'm curious what the consensus is for setting the damper on the C2 rower when doing the rowing in FGB? Should it be set to 10 or a number more appropriate to what I would set it to for a 500k, like...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2005, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,546
Posted By Tom Needham
Jon, most (all?) of the wall ball exercises I've...

Jon, most (all?) of the wall ball exercises I've seen (a la Fight Gone Bad) use an 8' target. 12' target would be tough, but cool for Yao Ming.
Forum: Fitness 11-02-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,212
Posted By Tom Needham
I agree w/ the posts/thoughts above. The...

I agree w/ the posts/thoughts above. The benefits I've noticed are that my endurance has improved, the increase of strength certainly helps when going against big guys, and mentally it gives you...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,252
Posted By Tom Needham
Hi Nikki, you're talking about paralettes. There...

Hi Nikki, you're talking about paralettes. There are instructions for building them in September 2003 CrossFit journal (#13) and also you can check out 'em at Roger's site ......
Forum: Fitness 10-26-2005, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,544
Posted By Tom Needham
Married, no kids yet, but these days the dog...

Married, no kids yet, but these days the dog likes to wake up around 5:30, so it gets a bit interrupted. I try and get 8 hours, but it's probably closer to 7 on most nights.

I bought a sleep...
Forum: Community 10-18-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,977
Posted By Tom Needham
My favorite workout album is "Meantime" by...

My favorite workout album is "Meantime" by Helmet. Very good agressive, hard rock, somewhere between post-punk and metal.

Quicksand's "Slip" is also another good one.
Forum: Nutrition 10-12-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,433
Posted By Tom Needham
From recommendations on this board, I've been...

From recommendations on this board, I've been taking Carlson's Liquid Fish oil, and will continue doing so. Tastes like lemon vegetable oil, no fish burps!...
Forum: Exercises 10-12-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,070
Posted By Tom Needham
I subbed in a 1 pood kettlebell toss instead. ...

I subbed in a 1 pood kettlebell toss instead. Tried it two different ways, one by the horns, and the other by the bell, which is more similar to wall ball. The tosses were about a foot to 2 feet. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By Tom Needham
I had searched the boards earlier in the month,...

I had searched the boards earlier in the month, and the X-Vest was the overwhelming favorite. http://www.thexvest.com/
Forum: Starting 10-03-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,305
Posted By Tom Needham
Way to go Julie, keep up the CrossFittin' in...

Way to go Julie, keep up the CrossFittin' in Rochester!

'nuff of this virtual fluff, bring on the white stuff! :crazy:
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