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Forum: Community 04-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,513
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Crossfit in my garage w/friends...problem?

This is interesting, something I've thought of if I didn't have an affiliate within easy distance - what about setting up a not-for-profit/co-op? You want to play, you have to contribute - money for...
Forum: Community 11-12-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,314
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Q about tracking WOD's

I use a really simple spreadsheet on google docs

New sheet for each year

Columns are:

date | Metric (time/weight/etc) | Description | Comments

So the entry for the modified 'Ralph' I did looks...
Forum: Starting 07-24-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,664
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Constant or Varied Warmup?

I think all the boxes I've been to are different warm ups tuned to the WOD, but I do the WOD on my own the majority of the time for the past ~5 years and the majority of the time I stick to the "CF...
Forum: Starting 07-18-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,358
Posted By David Vessey
Re: How did you guys increase your pullups reps?

I'm assuming you're only doing strict pull ups at the moment?

My two cents:
1) work on kipping. There are lots of videos/lessons around the crossfit site and the wider internet.
2) Do CF WODs....
Forum: Starting 06-21-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,602
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Crossfit historically

I've been floating around, into crossfit since ~2005. Spent a few years staying pretty close to 3 on 1 off doing mainsite WOD. Nowadays just trying to stick to 3/week or so.

One trend that I noticed...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,619
Posted By David Vessey
Best way to transport heave equipment via bike (ie/ slam ball, KB)

I've been relatively lucky with gyms in the area and where I work having most of the equipment I need. I've picked up a few things of my own though (60lbs KB, abmat, parallettes, 20lbs slam ball) and...
Forum: Exercises 07-07-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,696
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Crossfitting without all equipment?

The only advice I can offer is be hard on yourself. I've bought some of my own equipment and try to work out in the backyard or in the park when possible, which usually involves subbing other...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-24-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,491
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Ironic location for a CrossFit box?

It would be even better if it had a "play place".. those usually have some pretty high ceilings :)
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-23-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,680
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Interesting Picture

And the bilingual...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-25-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,079
Posted By David Vessey
Re: A guy responding to how easy the Filthy 50 is:

This might sound corny, but after doing Murph as rx'ed with a 20lbs vest for the first time on Sunday, I feel like I've gotten to a new 'level'. Filthy fifty sucks, and I hate my life by the time I...
Forum: Competitions 03-25-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,978
Posted By David Vessey
Re: 21 MARCH: National Capital Region Military Affiliate Throwdown

haha, no worries :)

Glad it went well. I love the CF Ft. Meade logo, if I ever get down there I'll be sure to stop in!
Forum: Starting 03-25-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Hello everyone

Congrats and welcome, the kool aid is delicious :)

:welcome:
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,407
Posted By David Vessey
Re: "Wild" Fitness Article

I liked this: "In a pinch, can a man put gym-generated biceps and tank-tread abs to any real use? Could it be that our treadmill-running, elliptical-gliding, well-oiled Cybex world has turned us into...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-25-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By David Vessey
Re: need input otherwise just a rant

John, what Matthew said. If you get a chance, get some group WODs on the go, I imagine that if you've been doing the WODs, you'll be able to smoke all of these 'pretenders', then any newbies will...
Forum: Competitions 03-16-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,978
Posted By David Vessey
Re: 21 MARCH: National Capital Region Military Affiliate Throwdown

You got my excited with the "National Capital Region", but unfortunately I'm in the NCR of a different country.
Forum: Community 02-06-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 99,650
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Military leaning away from CrossFit?

I expected that to 7 different answers :D




Exactly. I bet that if I can get my troops CF'ing, they'll have less sick days. I can ask the analyst or tech to pick up and move that big box of stuff...
Forum: Community 02-04-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 99,650
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Military leaning away from CrossFit?

Coach,

Again, excellent to see you weigh in on this. This is excellent material, along with your comments about Mr. Wing (?) from the National War College lectures. Makes me want to push even more...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,687
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Vibram Fivefingers - Help

Partial hijack: any chance anyone has another link to that article? The link provided seems to be dead.
Forum: Fitness 02-03-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Quirks and Quarks interviews high-intensity researcher

haha, I was talking to my parents the other night and they mentioned hearing this on the radio. I told them to take a look at Tabata intervals

I'm sure 30s is better than nothing... not sure what...
Forum: Community 02-03-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 99,650
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Military leaning away from CrossFit?

"contraindicated" - nice to know what this means now.

I got told that proper deadlifts were 'contraindicated', that I should do modified deadlift with near straight legs and no bending of the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-03-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,602,956
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

hahaha!! I smell prime t-shirt material
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-03-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 100,997
Posted By David Vessey
Re: CrossFitMatch.com

New pickup line:

"Wanna go do Kelly with five fingers?"


(apologies if someone's already put that together before, I know I haven't seen it).

Speaking of which, I DID do Kelly with VFFs over the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-01-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 100,997
Posted By David Vessey
Re: CrossFitMatch.com

Maybe not, but you WANT to be, right? That's what counts ;)
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-31-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 53,844
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Learn something new thread...(Come Contribute!)

1. Wireless internet is not secure by default. Using WEP is as good as leaving your router open. MAC filtering helps, but not by much - it is very easy for someone to find out which MACs are...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-28-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,602,956
Posted By David Vessey
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

Finally had a good circuit this morning from the gym staff!!!

3 rounds for time of:
10 push ups
run 200m
10 sit ups
run 200m
10 lunges
run 200m
50 x skipping
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