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Forum: CrossPit 04-20-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,891
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Re: UFC 97 Spoiler

I agree with Jason O'Dell. Silva is the Champ already and has nothing to prove. Why should he have to take the risks. With any fighting sport I've always believed that if you want to be the Champion...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,313
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Re: Nesting Plyoboxes

Wow. Those look really good. Would love to see the "How-to" on that. Is there any support from inside the boxes to make the boxes stronger? I know I've seen where folks add another piece on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,557
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Re: Starting Strength, 2nd Edition Pre-Order Page is Up!

Is this a completely different book from the Original Starting Strength book? I was looking at picking that book up, but if this one is an upgraded version I can just get this one.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 69,185
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I did the same thing as Sam. Works like a charm....

I did the same thing as Sam. Works like a charm. And even hang my Rings from it too. Cost was about $40 from Home Depot. Quick and easy.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,840
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
One of the best companies I've ever dealt with....

One of the best companies I've ever dealt with. After I found my used one, they helped me get the parts I needed and even sent me a VHS tape on the product, magazine, manuals, etc.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,615
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I agree with Garrett. The best bargain is a...

I agree with Garrett. The best bargain is a broken one. They are easy to fix and Concept2 are a great company to deal with. They are very helpful. I found one that needed some TLC for $125, spent...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,454
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Hello Will, You can't buy the PM2's because...

Hello Will,
You can't buy the PM2's because ConceptII does not make them anymore. You can get the PM3 but unlike the Model D, the model C will not charge the monitor while rowing. This is not a big...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,395
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Gents, I had an older model C that had the pin...

Gents,
I had an older model C that had the pin set up and upgraded it to the framelock. It worked great and was just as sturdy. It's more about convenience than anything else. Trying to set that...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,405
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Sweet. Count me in on a few patches just to start...

Sweet. Count me in on a few patches just to start out with on my Jiu Jitsu wardrobe.
Forum: CrossPit 12-23-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,710
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Definitely agree with everyone. I think most...

Definitely agree with everyone. I think most importantly is to listen to your body. That is key. My experience from doing both Xfit and BJJ simultaneously was very beneficial but also borderline...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,405
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
It would be nice to see a Crossfit cloth patch to...

It would be nice to see a Crossfit cloth patch to add to my jiu jitsu Gi. Any chance of those coming out?
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,715
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Hello all, I am selling my Model C rower and...

Hello all,
I am selling my Model C rower and wanted to give the community a heads up before I post it elsewhere's. It is in very good condition w/PM3 and Model D handle. I am selling it for $600....
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,175
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Just found a Concept II model C rower for $250!...

Just found a Concept II model C rower for $250! Not bad. Check it out @ http://www.craigslist.org/sfc/spo/168417450.html
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Ditto that. I did the same thing with an older C...

Ditto that. I did the same thing with an older C model. Found it on craigslist and picked it up for $125. invested about $225 in parts(including a monitor) and essentially have a model D rower for...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-24-2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,256
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I just took the Club Coach Cert last weekend @...

I just took the Club Coach Cert last weekend @ Sac State and it was awesome. I gained a ton of info and learned alot. I also met someone who had already taken the Sports Performance Cert and he said...
Forum: Injuries 04-04-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,832
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I had a similar incident back in Jan. doing ring...

I had a similar incident back in Jan. doing ring dips. Did a complete workout with pullups and bench included. Felt great afterwards. Went to bed and woke up the next morning with the same issues. My...
Forum: Exercises 04-02-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,061
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
WOW!

WOW!
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,012
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I am looking to buy a D-ball but do not know...

I am looking to buy a D-ball but do not know which one to get. It looks like the best weight to get is a 20#'er for my crossfit WO. But which one as far as color(bounce, non-bounce), and size (10.6"...
Forum: Exercises 03-03-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,683
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
Hello people. I have a question on deadlifts. I...

Hello people. I have a question on deadlifts. I tend to hit the knees on the way down. From what I can remember I'm fine coming up. Just when I come down I hit the top of thigh/knee area. It's not on...
Forum: Exercises 06-04-2004, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,878
Posted By Manuel Ruiz
I see that some of the exercises require a...

I see that some of the exercises require a specific weight. When a weight amount is specified in the WOD, does that weight include the bar? For instance, lets say 150 lbs. is stated for squats. Does...
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