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Forum: Equipment 04-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,201
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: PowerMax GHD

Rick-
I hope you would consider buying the GHD from any of our dealers. If there is ever an issue or question, you are more then welcome to contact me at sales@powermaxequipment.com or at the office...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,426
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Alternative to Chalk.

We found this product through a promient field events coach in the Atlanta area. It was originally developed for golf and then it grew within the local power-lifting market.

The pole vault and...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 04-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,239
Posted By Karl Geissler
Looking for assistance in Las Vegas, NV

Greetings-

I have to do a couple of trade shows for our company in the Las Vegas area this fall. I am looking for an affiliate and/or a community member who would be interested in working out a...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-07-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,637
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Crossfit Champaign-Urbana (IL)

Our website is www.crossfitcu.com (w/f/s)

Our location should be pretty easy for you to reach, since we are on the west side of town and near I-72 and I-57.

Karl
Forum: Community 07-28-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,869
Posted By Karl Geissler
Gill Athletics (PowerMax) Factory Vault- July 31, 2010

I wanted to drop a note to the community that there is an unique free event being hosted this Saturday in the Champaign, IL area.

Link is W/F safe: ...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-20-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,637
Posted By Karl Geissler
Crossfit Champaign-Urbana (IL)

We are now an official affliate. It has been a long journey for some of us, but we are more than happy to have our little piece of the community available.

The website for information is (W/F S)...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,635
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Outfitting new Army Command Point

Send me your wish list. I can see what we can do.

Karl Geissler
kgeissler@gillathletics.com (W/F/S)
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 04-27-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,051
Posted By Karl Geissler
More great PR for Momentum Gym/Crossfit C-U (Champaign, IL)

We have only been going for a month officially, and we just made a local "Best-of" list.

W/F Safe http://www.smilepolitely.com/sports/best_sports/

We will have an official extended open house on...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 04-11-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By Karl Geissler
Momentum Gym/ Crossfit C-U makes the local paper

We had a great article in this mornings paper. Grand Openning will be held the weekend of May 9th.

W/F safe...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-22-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 34,204
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Central Illinois Crossfitters

Crossfit C-U is almost official. Momentum Gym is finally in its own box.
http://www.momentumgym.com/ (W/F Safe)

Our schedule is expanded and we are really excited!

Karl
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 01-03-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,606
Posted By Karl Geissler
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,155
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: weight vest - short or long?

Do not know much about the V-Max vest. However, the PowerMax vest was developed more with loading in mind. Short vests traditional can only go up to 20lbs and long vests can go up to 40lbs. The PM...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 12-31-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,606
Posted By Karl Geissler
Updates for CF in East Central, IL

We are tweaking our meeting times for Momentum Gym. There is still the 5:30am group and starting 1/4, there will be a 8:30pm group.

Go to our website- www.momentumgym.com (WFS) for additional...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 12-15-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,714
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Looking for Crossfitters in Champaign-Urbana, IL

Leif-

We rent our space out in a church in SW Champaign. Unfortunately, we cannot open up for midday drop ins, because they use the space for other activities.

Feel free to call Sky or myself when...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-28-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,714
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Looking for Crossfitters in Champaign-Urbana, IL

Leif-

We are getting our act together, but we at least have a website.

www.momentumgym.com

wfs

Not sure how long you will be around this weekend. Go ahead and drop me a note if you are still in...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 07-16-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 34,204
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Central Illinois Crossfitters

Chad-
There is a crew over in the Champaign area that might be interested when you open. Drop us a line when you know your dates.

Karl
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,279
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Garage Pull-up setup

Label says Rigid Conduit-1" tube- Thicker inner wall (1/4") than pipe.
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,279
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Garage Pull-up setup

We left one of the end brackets at Home Depot, but realized that all we need to do is mount a small staight off the one end and into the corner. It will give us three points of contact. I am trying...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,279
Posted By Karl Geissler
Garage Pull-up setup

Thanks to Doc Jones for turning us on to these pipe connectors from Speed Rail. The stuff works great! We are about 90% done with the install, but got on last night for two adults doing kipping...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,321
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Quest for a Weighted Vest

Weight vest loading is usually started with about 10% of body weight loading. That is best place to start. If you are in a profession that requires you to carry a greater load, then look for vests...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 25,975
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: I-beam clamps to mount rings??

You might be better off ordering the "I-Beam" clamp from Again Faster. (WFS) http://www.againfaster.com/climbing-ropes-and-hardware/

It is manufactured by Porter Athletic Equipment, the oldest and...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,512
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Hanging rings from cathedral ceiling

You might want to consider a clamp plate like this to provide some extra stability to the connection. You should be able to put a caribeener through it and then string your ring strap...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: economical weight vest ?

You can try the weight vests offered by Again Faster (WFS) http://www.againfaster.com/weight-vests/

Good value and it will come with a one year limited warranty.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 05-26-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 34,204
Posted By Karl Geissler
Re: Central Illinois Crossfitters

There is a group of us meeting three mornings a week at 5:30am in SW Champaign. We have a pretty decent set up. I am also in the process of rebuilding my garage gym since we moved to our new...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-26-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,640
Posted By Karl Geissler
I realize that I am a little south living in...

I realize that I am a little south living in Champaign, but new position has me frequently up in the Chicago area. Keep me posted also.
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