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Forum: Testimonials 11-08-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 45,217
Posted By John Schumm
Re: globo vs. box

I formerly used to work out in a globo gym and now Im training in a CF box because....

The training is better because you are being coached.

I push myself harder because people know when you...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-17-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 117,104
Posted By John Schumm
Re: PR Thread

Thanks to Mark's program I have "Nothing whatsoever" to add. :kicking0:
Forum: Nutrition 10-07-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,439
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Ocsober

I try to get my carb loading in for the year during Oktoberfest/Biketoberfest (that's why I drink so heavily :rofl:) so guess I am not going to be able to be Ocsober. :shrug:
Forum: Starting 10-03-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,648
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Preparing for CrossFit - 525+lbs

Seth, you will want to keep a paper journal that you take with you. As you do more and more lifting it is hard to keep track of what weight to use for a 1 rep max, 3 rep max or 5 rep max. It also...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-02-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,153
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Testers needed for nothing whatsoever

I'm in. I have been good at nothing whatsoever but would love to get to that next level and be great at nothing whatsoever!! :pepper:
Forum: Starting 09-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,424
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Introduction & Question(s)

Christopher first off congratulations on starting and losing the 20 lbs. I know that eating Paleo for me is a great benefit and makes me feel so much better.

I have only been going to a box for 3...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 09-24-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,529
Posted By John Schumm
Re: How I met your mother season 9

Not sure if you can get Hulu but they have all the latest shows. Only bad problem is having to sit through the commercials. We have gotten spoiled by Netflix but it takes awhile for them to get the...
Forum: Starting 09-20-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,832
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Can I do CrossFit 4 days in a row?

Jeff, my body was revolting for the first month or two and I had been working out at a globo gym for almost a year. Your body is going to complain but as you work through it it will get alot better....
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-12-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,741
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Shock absorbing mats

That is hilarious!! :rofl:

Are you attached to their house or do you live in a single family house?
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 09-11-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 387,566
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Sharknado

Survey Completed as requested.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-05-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Thoughts?

Brian, I would agree. When I became a Six Sigma Black Belt and had to start coaching people I didn't know the correct way and had to lean hard on some of the people that had been here a long time....
Forum: Nutrition 09-05-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Paleo digestive issues

I find whenever I have a spinach salad (which I try to every day) it pretty much does the same thing. I look at it as a positive as the crud that I have stored up isn't staying in my body and I am...
Forum: Starting 09-04-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,832
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Can I do CrossFit 4 days in a row?

Eduardo as you get more into CF your body will tell you what is right. I have been doing CF for about 3 months and I go 5-6 times a week. I was also in the gym for a couple of years lifting prior to...
Forum: Nutrition 09-03-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,336
Posted By John Schumm
Re: How many still drink Alchohol?

I will have a beer or two on the weekends. Used to be a lush but now I forget all about having any alcohol due to CF and diet.

With football season coming up I will have to watch my consumption...
Forum: Starting 09-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,282
Posted By John Schumm
Re: 1 Month In....

Congrats Reuben, CF is a great program and has a great community. Losing weight will come but you are correct a great eating plan is crucial. I have eaten Paleo for about the past 6 months and lost...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-28-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,302
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Is CrossFit more than a name?

The packaging that they put it in (WOD), support, and community.
Forum: Starting 08-28-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,825
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Can you use CF to help you aesthetically?

I agree. I was lifting on my own therefore I didn't know any better that my form was incorrect. That is why I like having the coach in CF. Yes my diet wasn't as great as it could have been but I...
Forum: Starting 08-28-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,825
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Can you use CF to help you aesthetically?

Glen we could be brothers. That is my story with CF as well. All my large shirts are starting to get too big for me now. I am also 44 5'8" but 189 lbs. My strength numbers are no where near but I am...
Forum: Starting 08-26-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 34,557
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Level 1 Test

I agree. I am half way through and can't put it down. I thought about bringing it to work and reading it but figured they wanted me to do some work.
Forum: Nutrition 08-15-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,992
Posted By John Schumm
Re: I don't get it...

I agree, I have had the same problem and results. For the past 2 days I ate CRAP (McDonald's, Chick-fil-A, ...) and I seem to be right on track where I am usually on a day when I workout. However,...
Forum: Starting 08-01-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,465
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Just got back from first beginners class!

Carrie that is fantastic!! It is hard in the beginning but the enjoyment of the lifestyle and how much better you feel over time will propel you even more to the classes. Congratulations also on...
Forum: Starting 07-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,520
Posted By John Schumm
Re: CF and Competitiveness

I would have to agree with Mark in that a person needs to push themselves beyond their boundries and this is not going to happen if they don't try to compete against themselves or others. This is...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 07-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 3,172,532
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

I went to the globo gym this weekend to lift some weights (before my membership expires in 2 weeks) and I saw a car pull up and no one got out for about 10 minutes. After they got out they were...
Forum: Injuries 07-24-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,718
Posted By John Schumm
Re: Inner Thigh

Thanks for the reply. Yes it can be very annoying (it only happens randomly). I was thinking about going to see the doc. I have a few other ailments also but don't want to hear the prognosis of...
Forum: Injuries 07-18-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,718
Posted By John Schumm
Inner Thigh

My inner thigh sometimes pops when I stand up after sitting for awhile. It is a little painful (probably a 2) when it happnes. It doens't happen while I am working out at the box and only happens...
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