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Forum: Equipment 11-28-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 105,575
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Black Friday

I have also been standing around waiting to see what is going to pop up. You would think they would have a link showing all the other "hot items" but have yet to see anything either.

Waiting...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,250
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Back yard rope climb and pull-up station

Looks solid. Im jealous. I want to build something of that height in my back yard for rope climbs/muscle ups. Nice work.
Forum: Starting 08-28-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,371
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Increasing grip strength

Look into the Fat Gripz and Cannonball Pull-up setups from Rogue. I bought them used here just for fun to make pull-ups a little more interesting and DAMN. Kills your forearms. I can do 30-40 strict...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By Bret Young
Re: WTB:PM3 monitor

I dont know how much a new one costs, but here is one local to you on Craigslist.

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/spo/3995231331.html WFS
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-12-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,201
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Khalippa/Spealler Hotel Workout

I also did this workout about a year back when going through some of the older crossfit video's on youtube. definitely a workout that makes you sweat. thanks for the link to the rest of his workouts,...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,363
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Concept 2 price on craigslist

Prices really vary depending on how long you wait/where you are.

I waited and watched for a month or two when i was looking to upgrade my Model B to a newer model. I ended up finding a Model D with...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,741
Posted By Bret Young
Re: pendlay bar and bumpers for sale nor cal

Here is his link from my local Craigslist.

http://modesto.craigslist.org/spo/3827321610.html

Work safe. :)
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,498
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Olympic Barbell for under $350, Whats best?

Another vote for the Pendlay. I was looking for a bar under $350 a few months back and was between the Rogue Bar and the Pendlay. Have their bushing bar now and its very smooth. Love it.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Concept 2 Model B Rower - For Sale

Another reason why I seldomly ever shop on eBay. And people can create another username and just bid up their prices.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,511
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Concept 2 Model B Rower - For Sale

I agree with Anthony. Price is way high for a Model B. I bought my model B for $200 in working condition. And i see them a lot for that price on craigslist. Paid $400 for my model D that had 1000...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,831
Posted By Bret Young
Re: New Sandbag

Looks awesome!
Forum: Starting 03-03-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Looking for advice

Does anyone have a link to the GSLP information? Or just buy the book?

I found the Starting Strength book but wasn't sure if the information was online or if there was a place I should look...
Forum: Starting 03-03-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Looking for advice

Brendan. Thanks for commenting. I greatly appreciate it.

Yeah I know I need to invest in a squat rack. It is an important thing for strength/muscle growth. I am expanding that part of my garage...
Forum: Starting 03-02-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bret Young
Looking for advice

Hey guys. My name is Bret, I'm 22 and I have been doing Crossfit out of my garage gym over the past few years. I was a collegiate cross country/track athlete and I tried to combine Crossfit into my...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

Model C for $600 in San Fran. Still a good rower.

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/spo/3622449103.html WFS
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

I will keep an eye peeled. I check craigslist daily (sometimes more often than that) for crossfit stuff. I scored my Model D for $400 and had been used 5 times. It was posted at 10PM on a Saturday...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

Is the one your talking about the one in Atherton for $850?

One sold in SF last night for $125. Model D. I didnt see it until it had been posted for 2 hours and it had already got scooped up. I was...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTIYQ2PO-XQ WFS Concept 2 Youtube Channel

Model D, you rotate the little wheel underneath where your feet go and pull the rail up. Breaks in half. Takes about 10...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

I talked to them (garage gym store) about buying some bumpers a while back. They drop ship a majority of their stuff apparently. So despite them being in CA, some of the shipping might take a while...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

As long as it works, that sounds like a pretty fair price.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

I should have specified on the used C2 as well. Craigslist is your friend. Got my Model D for $400 used in Sacramento. Guy had used it 4 times over the 3 years he had it according to the memory on...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,429
Posted By Bret Young
Re: talk me out of buying a concept 2

I don't think your gonna find anyone that is going to talk you out of buying one.

It's a great tool to have in your gym. They last forever. I had a Model B for 3 years and used the snot out of it....
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,505
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Rogue Econ Rack

I cannot agree more. There are lots of us that drool over some of the heavy machinery at Rogue, but dont have the means to purchase it. For example, I myself would LOVE to get my hands on a Y-2 Yoke....
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,505
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Rogue Econ Rack

Yeah, the j-cups for the ES-1 dont have the option for plastic peices either.

I have thought about buying the econ squat stand, but really wish they had the plastic inserts to protect my bar.

I...
Forum: Starting 02-05-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,513
Posted By Bret Young
Re: Can I gain mass from crossfit if I'm eating enough?

I agree with the milk recomendations. I started crossfitting when in high school for strength when I was running track/cross country to build strength and build muscle during cross country.

I ate a...
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