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Forum: Starting 01-19-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,836
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: What programming to follow?

I think you are on the right track. I would stick with the main site until you have your goals more clearly defined. Evan after you define your goals you might find that you can continue to use the...
Forum: Starting 04-23-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,641
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Is it possible to eliminate soreness (DOMS)?

I agree with Brendan. Workout more and take fewer "deloading" periods. The soreness you are referring too is a result of not being conditioned to the type of work you are doing. Put in more work...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-07-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Coaches Clips : Bring private digital coaching to your affiliate

Looks great, thanks for all your hard work and dedication. Have you ever considered trying to incorporate some type of "video analyzing" software with this site? It would make it easier to show and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-26-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 253,981
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

I'm looking for the image addresses for the following sites so that I can link to them:

Crossfit Mainsite
Brand X
Beyond the Whiteboard
CF Football
CF Endurance
and Crossfit Kids

Thanks.
Forum: Fitness 01-14-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,652
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Recovery

www.mobilitywod.blogspot.com (WFS)
Forum: Starting 01-14-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,649
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Advise for Dave

Check out www.mobilitywod.blogspot.com (WFS) to help with your mobility issues and stay flexible.
Forum: Exercises 01-13-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,939
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: OH Squats Question

www.mobilitywod.blogspot.com (WFS)
Forum: Starting 12-26-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,025
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: First workout at a box

It sounds as though there are quite a few issues that can lead to these problems that lie outside the scope of a kip. I don't think that the kip is root cause of any of these issues. I will say,...
Forum: Starting 12-26-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,826
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Workouts for beginners.

Get him to a box and get him some real training. That will be the best intro for him.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-26-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,843
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Crossfit Kids

The CF Kids Seminars are listed below the Coaches Prep Course Schedule on the Main Page.

I have listed some dates and locations below:

January 15th -16th
CrossFit Kids Course
CrossFIt Brand X...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-25-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 253,981
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

You are correct about the limited coding knowledge. I don't have any. I will check out the hosts you mentioned.

Thanks.
Forum: Starting 12-25-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,841
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: recovery week ?

If you have the proper diet and are taking care of you body properly pre and post workout, then you shouldn't need extra time to recover. This isn't to say that there are no exceptions but as a...
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,841
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: recovery week ?

Sometime when I get sluggish, I will move to a 1 on, 1 off schedule. I wouldn't advise you to take more than 2 or 3 days off in a row, EVER.
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Workout trouble

Check out "Starting Strength" or CrossFit Football. They both have lots of info about building strength and size.

On a side note, just keep doing CF and you will develop the body you want. Just...
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,707
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: How to do CF in a busy gym?

You should def. subscribe to the Journal. That would be the 1st and best thing you could do to improve your current fitness situation.
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Caveman

It looks interesting enough, however, I like the variety of CrossFit. I also think that CrossFit has the best programming of any workout program.

It looks like the Caveman Workout has some...
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Caveman

Working out is better than not working out! Guess thats my opinion.
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,523
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Hello from the UK!!

Joshua,
There are at least 38 CrossFit affiliates in the UK, I am sure that it would be easier to train and learn from them as opposed to traveling to the USA. Also, there is a CrossFit Level 1...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-24-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,101
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Crossfit Total form check

It all looks pretty decent. I would definitely spend some time on the Deadlift and keeping that back straight. Its okay to maybe round a lil when you hit your 1rm but it should be minimal and...
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,181
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Odd Question

Dawn,
Check out this link that was posted on the CF Main Site on Wed. Dec. 22nd. It is a very inspiring story. http://journal.crossfit.com/2010/12/southiemarissa.tpl (WFS)

If you don't have a...
Forum: Starting 12-24-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,731
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Question from a newbie

Search this forum and the Brand X site for "Hotel WODs" or "WODs on the Go" and I am sure you will find more than enough info to keep you busy.
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-23-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,605
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Snatch work - new PR @ 165#

Looks good. You look strong in the bottom position. I only have two critiques that stand out immediately.

1. Make sure you are keeping your shoulders active. They look like they get a little...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-23-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 253,981
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Official WordPress users thread.

So I want to get started on building a website or blog site. I think I want to go with WordPress. Now I need to find a host. What should I do about hosting? Any suggestions? Free, Cheap, Best...
Forum: Technical Support 12-23-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 220,816
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Changing City and State

Please update my account to Papa, Hungary.

Thank you and Happy Holidays.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,722
Posted By Olen Gifford
Re: Vibram Five Fingers Bikila Thoughts

Those little toe socks will get rid of that smell! I had the same issue and had to come up with something before my wife threw them out. She found the toe socks in little girl sections of clothes...
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