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Forum: Fitness 09-26-2006, 01:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,743
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Wow, that's so funny. My origional article was...

Wow, that's so funny. My origional article was just about my own training philosophy, and how and why, at that time, I thought it was super fun to blend kettlebell and crossfit methods. That was...
Forum: Exercises 01-06-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Cool, I'll play with the full front squat thing,...

Cool, I'll play with the full front squat thing, I need the practice anyhow.
Forum: Exercises 01-05-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
How do you guys have 'em? I'm so used to doing...

How do you guys have 'em? I'm so used to doing thrusters with kettlebells or dumbbells, that with a barbell I'm not sure if I hold my wrists straight up and down (like w/a dumbbell) or if I'm...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-27-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,952
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Feel free to make your own Fight Gone Bad also. ...

Feel free to make your own Fight Gone Bad also. It can be fun with sprawling, bag hitting, or shrimping.

Steve Maxwell's BJJ workouts look a lot like different Fight Gone Bad variations, but...
Forum: Starting 11-27-2005, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,950
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Lots of bodyweight movements can be modified to...

Lots of bodyweight movements can be modified to be made easier. Bodyweight exercises usually have a leverage component, and by altering the leverage you can make them much easier.

Examples: ...
Forum: Community 11-25-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,514
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
http://www.yourfirst90days.com I thought it...

http://www.yourfirst90days.com

I thought it would be cool to put together a progression for people that were totally new to functional fitness/crossfit/kettlebells.
Forum: Starting 11-25-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,240
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
My personal experience: 3 on 1 off CrossFit would...

My personal experience: 3 on 1 off CrossFit would jack up my BJJ practice. CrossFit should serve your BJJ, if BJJ is your main thing.

What that meant for me: I'd do BJJ 2-3 times per week and I...
Forum: Fitness 11-25-2005, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,013
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Pavel talks about "prying" in Strength Stretching...

Pavel talks about "prying" in Strength Stretching (NOT Loaded Stretching), and also at the Unlock! Seminar.

Basically it's exactly what it sounds like - for example in the squat you could get into...
Forum: Fitness 11-24-2005, 02:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,013
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
My experience: I always had trouble squatting...

My experience:

I always had trouble squatting deep. People always told me my hamstrings were too tight. So I stretched my hamstrings and my squat still sucked.

One day, after the CF Cert with...
Forum: Fitness 11-07-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Wait, I thought Coach got all the workouts out of...

Wait, I thought Coach got all the workouts out of Muscle and Fitness? And then sometimes he uses workouts from SELF magazine, and that is where the variation comes from.
Forum: Community 10-20-2005, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,599
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
When I go to normal gyms, I like to wear a shirt...

When I go to normal gyms, I like to wear a shirt that lets everyone know that I'm not like them. My favorites:

"CrossFit Smokes You Like Cheap Crack"

and

"Don't Be Greasy, Lift...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,037
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
I also have power rings and LOVE THEM. They are...

I also have power rings and LOVE THEM. They are the best thing ever. The only downside is that when I set them up in a play ground little kids swarm them. It's hard to explain to the little kids...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,436
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
I actually do most of the throws in the Dynamax...

I actually do most of the throws in the Dynamax Med Ball handbook with my kettlebells at the park. Well, except the partner ones.

Although two person kettlebell juggling is a great time if you...
Forum: Exercises 10-09-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,673
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Ok, I've been trying to grind through. I'll try...

Ok, I've been trying to grind through. I'll try the "launching" muscle up, and when I grind I'll try the one elbow at a time as a first step... Hopefully tonight.

It may be a mental thing, but...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-09-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Great! Time it next time, you'll be amazed...

Great!

Time it next time, you'll be amazed at what having to report a time (even if it's only to your workout log) will do. The amount of acomplishment you will feel if you ever return to this...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-07-2005, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,191
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
The way I see it, it's all about quantifiability....

The way I see it, it's all about quantifiability.

Ok first off, I make no claims about my how many watts of power I produce.

I'm just saying that if I'm allowed to cut reps, I never really...
Forum: Exercises 10-07-2005, 04:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,673
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
I'm still working on my first muscle up. I can...

I'm still working on my first muscle up. I can do false grip pullups, weighted pullups and weighted ring dips (+20lbs) for singles and doubles, but I still can't get past the transition point. Any...
Forum: Community 10-06-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,903
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
Forum: Community 10-05-2005, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,903
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
How much experience do I need to have with the...

How much experience do I need to have with the lifts before attending the club coach course? I'm still sketchy about snatching anything better than pvc. Basically my overhead squat still sucks,...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,045
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Sounds really cool. In Denver I used to take my...

Sounds really cool. In Denver I used to take my clients through workouts at the park occasionally for fun. Usually it involved throwing kettlebells or medicine balls, and lots of trips across the...
Forum: Community 10-05-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,822
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Struck me as a little odd also. Then I forgot...

Struck me as a little odd also. Then I forgot about it. Gimme five minutes, I'll forget again.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-04-2005, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 20,256
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Starting 10-03-2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,311
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Congratulations, that's a HUGE milestone!

Congratulations, that's a HUGE milestone!
Forum: Fitness 09-21-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,628
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Why not take bodybuilding workouts and weave them...

Why not take bodybuilding workouts and weave them through CrossFit weeks in the same way that Coach Rut's ME Black Box weaves through CrossFit weeks?

And if he's going to bodybuild, I second what...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2005, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,908
Posted By Joshua F Hillis
Wow, sandbags are illegal. Hey I heard a rumor...

Wow, sandbags are illegal. Hey I heard a rumor that climbing rope is illegal in Colorado. Who knew.
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