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Forum: Exercises 12-10-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,956
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Abmat situps, anchored or un-anchored

Any sit-up done with anchored feet is going to allow you to engage more of the hip flexors in the movement. This means faster more dynamic reps, but less of the abdominal muscles being worked and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-23-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,848
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Child care in your box

I'm surprised the issue of insurance and liability has yet to come up. I've had several requests to provide a way for moms with little ones to come workout, but I've yet to find something that...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,091
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: MuscleDriver Wall Timer

Thanks for all the input. I ordered the "Clock Gone Bad" today.
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,091
Posted By Bryant Swenson
MuscleDriver Wall Timer

I'm going to purchase a wall timer for our gym and was wondering if anyone has had experience with the MuscleDriver Timer. I've heard a lot about the Title Fight Timer, but would like some input on...
Forum: Fitness 03-10-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,419
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: 40 strokes per minute on C2 impossible??

You need to remember that high stroke rate does not mean the row is hard or fast. You can row with a really high stroke rate (in the 40's) and not have any speed or power. Focus on slowing the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-01-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,658
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Cf Coming Soon?

I also received a call from someone who claimed to be in the process of affiliating down in St. George. It was a few months ago, but I'll see if I can dig up his information. In the mean time...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,738
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: H-Streets only $42

I tend to wear a size 11, which is what I ordered because it's the biggest they had. They do have a snug fit, but not too bad. I've only worn them around the gym and they seem fine.

The fabric...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,738
Posted By Bryant Swenson
H-Streets only $42

Puma has H-Streets on sale for only $42.00. I just got mine yesterday and they're awesome.

http://www2.store.puma.com/WelcomeAction.do?source=marketing (wfs)
Forum: Nutrition 12-09-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Fish Oil

According to Dr. Sears in his book "The OmegaRx Zone" there is no evidence to suggest excessive bleeding with high dose fish oil. In fact, he sites several studies done by surgeons on bleeding time...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-11-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,958
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Flooring

I don't know if anyone else has had this problem, but it seems that my mats (horse stall) are shrinking in the cold weather. I keep things around 55 F, but I'm sure with outside temps in the 20's...
Forum: Fitness 11-10-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,224
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Morning Workouts - Are they Safe?

Brian,
I've wondered this myself. I look forward to hearing what people have to say.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-05-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 252,910
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

That's a great idea Brian. Your suggestion is exactly what I was hoping for. I'll try it out and be back with questions I'm sure.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-05-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 252,910
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

I'm currently on the verge of developing my site using Wordpress. However, as I read this thread I hear people saying it's incredibly easy while others are really struggling. I'm pretty good with...
Forum: Starting 10-23-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 33,211
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Starting Strength or a Hybrid Program

Jeff,
This is exactly what we are looking for at our affiliate. I would love a pm as well.
Thank,
Bryant
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,804
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: DIY 4x8 Whiteboard for Under $50

I just visited my local Home Depot over the weekend and they are no longer carrying the same white shower backing. They are going with a new product that is still white, but not as smooth and shiny....
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,804
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: DIY 4x8 Whiteboard for Under $50

I have the Home Depot special up in my gym and it works great. However, I would suggest adding a backing to it. The material is very thin and getting it to hang without some sag is difficult (even...
Forum: Testimonials 09-18-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,090
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: 6 months of CF/SS

That's pretty much what I've been doing. The only concern I have is if I'm taking in 17 blocks a day in order to feed my own lean body mass then drinking milk, especially a whole gallon a day, then...
Forum: Testimonials 09-18-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,090
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: 6 months of CF/SS

Just this week I took a break from the WODs and began SS. I'm in the same boat as Benjamin regarding bodyweight and strength. My only concern is in regards to the Zone. I started Zoning about 4...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-26-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 189,443
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Complete Google Maps of All Affiliates

Luke,
I just affiliated here in southern Utah. Could you please add:

CrossFit Cedar City
776 E. Fiddlers Canyon Road
Cedar City, Utah 84720
(435)531-0030

www.crossfitcedarcity.com
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-25-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,272
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: crossfit for children in the schools

Randy,
I would love a copy too. Please send to bryantswenson@yahoo.com
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,425
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

Home Depot has 3/4" 4x8 sheets of oak plywood. It's sanded and needs nothing more than a light sanding with fine grit paper and a stain. I don't remember which stain I used, but It wasn't anything...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,425
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

Very nice Marlon!

I look forward to adding some of the extras that you have. Great job with pictures on the walls and the media center. Awesome.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,425
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

Mark,
Your absolutely right, Cedar City doesn't have anything! I searched the CraigsList for the Salt Lake areas as well as Las Vegas. All of the CraigsList equipment I purchased came from the...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,425
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

Okay everyone here is the breakdown of what I bought and where. Most of the prices are very accurate and include all shipping and taxes.

Model C Rowers (2) Bought used from local gym $600 (for...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,850
Posted By Bryant Swenson
Re: Pull up bar wrap?

I like using the grip tape used for tennis rackets. Its designed to handle sweat and it wont get sticky. Cost just a few bucks at any sporting goods store
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