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Forum: CrossPit 07-23-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,401
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Howdy everyone, I have a friend who's a 2LT...

Howdy everyone,

I have a friend who's a 2LT in the Marine Corps going to the University of Minnesota Law School in four weeks.

He's looking for a local, reputable, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu school to...
Forum: Community 03-19-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Welcome back, Mr. Greene. Good to see you on here...

Welcome back, Mr. Greene. Good to see you on here again.

PTU = Personal-Trainer-University.com

It's a marketing site strictly for fitness professionals. The "Bootcamp" Ryan Lee hosts once a...
Forum: Community 03-18-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Jerry, CrossFit + PTU = Deadly combination for...

Jerry, CrossFit + PTU = Deadly combination for any fitness competitors in your area.

Congrats on all of the recent exposure! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Community 03-17-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Go Josh Go! That is AWESOME to see the success...

Go Josh Go! That is AWESOME to see the success and marketing exposure that Gym Jones, Josh Hillis, CrossFit, and everyone else is getting from just one movie. Nobody "chimed in" to clue Josh into...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-17-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,131
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
College Station is a few hundred thousand people...

College Station is a few hundred thousand people (don't know exact total) with ~40,000 students on campus.

All that aside, don't be worried. I remember Russ Greene dropping this piece of advice...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-16-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,131
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
College towns are GENERALLY a bad idea. The only...

College towns are GENERALLY a bad idea. The only success story I know of is the local one: CrossFit Texas A&M.

The only reason Dutch Lowy had such startup success, though, is that he had an array...
Forum: Community 02-27-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,976
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Ah, this makes my job so much easier... thanks...

Ah, this makes my job so much easier... thanks for the find, Jerry.
Forum: Starting 02-21-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,552
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
A point I barely touched on and mostly forgot to...

A point I barely touched on and mostly forgot to make in my last post, regarding Game #2, but is still very important. You may already know what I'm about to say here, and I was going to assume that...
Forum: Community 02-21-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,685
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Beastskills.com rocks my world. One-arm...

Beastskills.com rocks my world.

One-arm Chinups are no joke. I'm looking to hit my first one by the end of 2008, and at the very latest mid-2009.

The road is long, but I figure I'm going to...
Forum: Community 02-21-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,854
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Jay, If there's one thing I can't stand it's...

Jay,

If there's one thing I can't stand it's fitness trainers who don't have a blast with what they're doing, and who can't poke fun at the fitness industry. We get PAID to teach people how to...
Forum: Starting 02-21-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,552
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
First of all, Google this exact phrase: "Secret...

First of all, Google this exact phrase: "Secret Relationship Between Sex Hormones Productive Strength Training, Mike Mahler" without the quotes. Read that article, and see if this might just be...
Forum: Community 02-20-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,854
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Lynne, I figured that the machine + my satirical...

Lynne, I figured that the machine + my satirical take on "Muscle-ups, Rope Climbing, HSPUs, etc being worthless for the guns" would be appropriate in Fitness. The opposite is so true that it's...
Forum: Exercises 02-19-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Use chalk if you can, and slow down your descent...

Use chalk if you can, and slow down your descent during the transition down into the pullup.

And practice, practice, practice, practice.
Forum: Community 02-19-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,854
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
All links may not be WFS (two hot girls in...

All links may not be WFS (two hot girls in bikinis watching a bodybuilder Get Big Guns), and not quite CrossFit...

Hey you! Yeah you. Are you still doing "Functional" exercises like Snatches,...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,154
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
"There are no competitions...just your own...

"There are no competitions...just your own progressive fitness."

"I never thought of Crossfit as a sport."

"I compare my performance to MY performance not what any one else does."

Wasn't it...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,027
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Paul, that schedule is brutal enough with full...

Paul, that schedule is brutal enough with full rest. With Brazilian Ju Jitsu on top of it, you're likely to crash very quickly. Why not something like this instead?

Sunday-Off
Monday-Max Effort...
Forum: Fitness 02-17-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,154
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
For those who didn't get the point and missed...

For those who didn't get the point and missed "for the sake of repeatability of this fitness test", that's cool. I got my answer from today's comments section. :-)

All three answers make sense to...
Forum: Fitness 02-17-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,154
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Very well, then for the sake of repeatability of...

Very well, then for the sake of repeatability of this fitness test, I pose this to Greg Glassman:

According to CrossFit, what guidelines constitute the completion of one Muscle Up repetition...
Forum: Fitness 02-16-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,154
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
First of all: Wow. Outstanding video and very...

First of all: Wow. Outstanding video and very impressive show of bodyweight strength, especially for someone his size. Greg is obviously a stellar athlete.

That being said, here's a question I...
Forum: Testimonials 02-15-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Andrew, In the 181 weight class, you're just...

Andrew,

In the 181 weight class, you're just above an Intermediate Powerlifter. That's nothing to scoff at.

You can find the rest of the standards here:...
Forum: Fitness 02-14-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,581
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
David, I've worked with Marine Corps Officer...

David,

I've worked with Marine Corps Officer Candidates (both ROTC and PLC/OCS) and a few junior officers and MCEPS here at Texas A&M for nearly three years now, and helped 1LT Brian Abrams, USMC,...
Forum: Workout of the Day 02-14-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,576
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
I'm not sure if this type of workout has been...

I'm not sure if this type of workout has been posted before, but I got a "What do you do for Arms?" question a while back when I wasn't around barbells or kettlebells, and here was one of my answers....
Forum: Community 01-25-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,366
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Steve Pavlina is to Personal Development what...

Steve Pavlina is to Personal Development what CrossFit+RKC are to fitness.

I've been reading his articles and listening to his podcasts for months now and he just keeps getting better and better.
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-10-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,195
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
CFWU X 1 = 1 round of the exercises/reps listed...

CFWU X 1 = 1 round of the exercises/reps listed above
CFWU X 3 = 3 rounds of each
CFWU X N = N rounds of each
Forum: Community 01-05-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By Eric Cimrhanzel
Simple: When people have a regimented lifestyle...

Simple: When people have a regimented lifestyle thrust upon them with required times for physical training with a group of people who are forced to exercise as well, it is much easier to stick with a...
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