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Forum: Exercises 03-20-2004, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By Ben Gimball
Kevin, Way to go!

Kevin,

Way to go!
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,717
Posted By Ben Gimball
Tyler, I certainly agree with you that...

Tyler,

I certainly agree with you that CrossFit is far superior to how Dragean trains. In fact, in a brief summary of his book, on another thread, I stated that.

My original post to Parth was...
Forum: Fitness 03-19-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,717
Posted By Ben Gimball
Tyler, I think we are all to quick, (me...

Tyler,

I think we are all to quick, (me included),
to look at someone else's routine, or specialty, and make a claim that it is worthless.

The man whom you refer to who is able to take a full...
Forum: Fitness 03-19-2004, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,717
Posted By Ben Gimball
Parth Shah, Be not to critical until you are...

Parth Shah,

Be not to critical until you are able to duplicate his various feats!
Forum: Fitness 03-19-2004, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,322
Posted By Ben Gimball
And Hoover lived to be 90!

And Hoover lived to be 90!
Forum: Fitness 03-19-2004, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By Ben Gimball
In many ways that is true Parth!

In many ways that is true Parth!
Forum: Fitness 03-18-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By Ben Gimball
David, Do you have a large client base? I'm...

David,

Do you have a large client base? I'm wondering how popular this type of training is, as opposed to the various chrome and machine clubs.
Forum: Fitness 03-18-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,083
Posted By Ben Gimball
Geoff, Didn't she win an Academy Award? Oh no...

Geoff,

Didn't she win an Academy Award? Oh no wait...that's Halle Barre.
Forum: Exercises 03-18-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,199
Posted By Ben Gimball
Neill, Glad you liked it! Honestly, though I...

Neill,

Glad you liked it! Honestly, though I have to wrap my wrists whenever I do Cleans, or overhead squats. Anything that puts stress on my wrists.
Forum: Starting 03-18-2004, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,095
Posted By Ben Gimball
Brian, Welcome to CrossFit!

Brian,

Welcome to CrossFit!
Forum: Exercises 03-17-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By Ben Gimball
No one could not have stated it any better than...

No one could not have stated it any better than Patrick!
Forum: Fitness 03-16-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,662
Posted By Ben Gimball
Scott, I am curious, do you find that your...

Scott,

I am curious, do you find that your Pull-up total has gone up along with your muscle ups? I am wondering about the effect that they had.
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,199
Posted By Ben Gimball
Neill, I have that same problem. You may have...

Neill,

I have that same problem. You may have been born with the heart of a Lion, and the wrists of a Piano player, just like me!
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2004, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,658
Posted By Ben Gimball
Absolutely awesome clip, thanks for the post!

Absolutely awesome clip, thanks for the post!
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2004, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,994
Posted By Ben Gimball
Kelly, Yes it is important to first practice...

Kelly,

Yes it is important to first practice the skill, prior to adding weight. I see you learned this lesson the hard way. The important thing is, is that you learned!
Forum: Fitness 03-16-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By Ben Gimball
Brian, Very true!

Brian,

Very true!
Forum: Fitness 03-16-2004, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By Ben Gimball
Graham, Yes, I agree. I also read that book,...

Graham,

Yes, I agree. I also read that book, and think it's very good in many ways.
Forum: Fitness 03-15-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,668
Posted By Ben Gimball
Brian, I have also discovered that people who...

Brian,

I have also discovered that people who have the type of build that you have, are more prone to injury when performing the Bench Press.

In addition to this, builds such as yours tend to...
Forum: Injuries 03-15-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,827
Posted By Ben Gimball
Patrick, For every set of Pull-ups that is...

Patrick,

For every set of Pull-ups that is performed one set of verticle pressing should also be accomplished in the same workout (even if you did one set of pressing for each set of Pull-ups that...
Forum: Fitness 03-15-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,668
Posted By Ben Gimball
Brian, It has been my experience through the...

Brian,

It has been my experience through the years that really good Bench Press trainees have a large rib cage and shorter arms. I would wager that you have longer arms and you are not what one...
Forum: Exercises 03-15-2004, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,703
Posted By Ben Gimball
Kevin, I am curious as to how many Pull-ups...

Kevin,

I am curious as to how many Pull-ups that you could perform whith the 20lb. load if you were rested and ready to go?
Forum: Fitness 03-15-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By Ben Gimball
I was involved in a discussion the other day with...

I was involved in a discussion the other day with a gentleman who has been involved in the fitness industry for a good many years. He claimed that if you are working in the 6 to 12 repetiton range,...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,833
Posted By Ben Gimball
Patrick, I see your point!

Patrick,

I see your point!
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2004, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,993
Posted By Ben Gimball
It is difficult to beat the superior angle of the...

It is difficult to beat the superior angle of the Trap bar. A great invention for those of us who have had knee injuries and want to be cautious relative to their use.
Forum: Fitness 03-14-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,778
Posted By Ben Gimball
Aaron, Let me be the first (here at least) to...

Aaron,

Let me be the first (here at least) to congratulate you on taking up this challenge for charity. May I ask which charity it is?

Some suggestions: Something related to Push-ups, perhaps...
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