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Forum: Workout of the Day 05-17-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jon West
Re: Filthy Fifty

Yes, burpees, by far, are the stupidest movement ever. Whoever thought it was a grand idea to "invent" the burpee owes everyone in the crossfit community an apology!!
Forum: Injuries 05-17-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,895
Posted By Jon West
Re: crossfit and overtraining

http://www.mobilitywod.com/ WFS
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-17-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,588
Posted By Jon West
Re: Filthy Fifty

quick question about this workout...

do we have to start with the box jumps? reason i ask is because of a logistics issue, where we have access to only one ghd machine for the back extensions.
Forum: Exercises 05-16-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,866
Posted By Jon West
Re: butterfly kips

What I do to avoid this, is to look up at the ceiling and focus on a certain spot.
Forum: Starting 05-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,633
Posted By Jon West
Re: Elements newbie

Great video.

Looked like a great wod too!

And Welcome!!
Forum: Fitness 05-13-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,589
Posted By Jon West
Re: crossfit total?

I've always known it to be only the strict ohp.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-13-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,725
Posted By Jon West
Re: Perfect back squat form.

pffft, and people say squatting doesn't work your arms...

clearly, it does
Forum: Technical Support 05-13-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,822
Posted By Jon West
Re: Location Change

Woodbridge, Virginia

Thanks
Forum: Starting 05-13-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,917
Posted By Jon West
Re: New to Crossfit...here we GO!

Welcome!!

And you'll learn soon enough, there is nothing fun about burpees...
Forum: Starting 05-13-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,926
Posted By Jon West
Re: Murph weight vest or no weight vest?

Last time we did murph, only 5 of us wore a vest out of ~30 people total for that day.

Coach didn't allow quite a few people to wear a vest, most chose not too, and several were told it would be...
Forum: Injuries 05-13-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,367
Posted By Jon West
Re: posterior chain screw up

I used to never have this butt-wink. Would you know why/how I have it now? I would like to think that I'm pretty flexible, as I can touch almost my whole palm to the ground when I stretch.

Also, I...
Forum: Injuries 05-12-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,367
Posted By Jon West
Re: posterior chain screw up

I am really really glad you posted this concern, as I have the same problem. I excelled at deadlifts and squats as well. A few weeks back I went to my affiliate coach and told him my knees are...
Forum: Technical Support 05-12-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,893
Posted By Jon West
Re: City Change

Could you change my city location to Woodbridge Va. please?

Thanks
Forum: Technical Support 05-11-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,822
Posted By Jon West
Location Change

I've recently moved and would like to change my "location" and don't see anywhere in the "edit profile" section on where to change it.

Where would I go to do this?

Thanks
Forum: Digital Coaching 05-11-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,939
Posted By Jon West
Re: Checking my Squat and Deadlift

what affiliate, if any, do you train at there in Arlington?

I'm in Woodbridge, is why I ask...

Your second video of deads is much much improvement from the first. Good workin out!
Forum: Starting 03-23-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jon West
Re: when to listen to your body..

ugh, I should have rested today... I've just got a problem that if I miss a day, I suffer. I need to stop doing that...

Doing event #1 again tomorrow and throwdown series on saturday...

I'll...
Forum: Starting 01-09-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jon West
Re: how am i doing? and how do you get a friend interested in CF?

That's an excellent time on your Angie, as well as your others. I'd say you're doing great!

I've brought 7 friends to the CrossFit gym I go to and only two have stuck it through with me. It is hard...
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-01-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,915
Posted By Jon West
Re: Deadlift Form Critique

nice raw lifts!

i would try and keep you neck neutral with the spine though.

great work
Forum: Exercises 12-28-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,183
Posted By Jon West
Re: Roadbike - Perfect fitting

What bike do you have?? I have Scott CR1 Team. My fitting was done at the shop that I bought it from. After this winter, I'm going to have to go in and get another fitting as I'm ~20lbs lighter than...
Forum: Starting 12-27-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By Jon West
Re: question about warming up

100 Singles / Run 400m / Row 500m
12 dislocaters
12 Good Mornings
12 Caterpillars
12 Walking lunges
12 Pushups

--That's something similar to my warmups
Forum: Fitness 12-27-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,239
Posted By Jon West
Re: Resistance bands

http://www.westside-barbell.com/bands/ (WFS)---I think lol.

This got me started off on the right foot back when I was in power lifting. All depends on where you put your bands, top or bottom, where...
Forum: Injuries 12-02-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,159
Posted By Jon West
Scapula Pain

So I've been out of the game since monday due to having a cold that has just drained all the energy I have. I feel like I'm getting better and would want to hit the box tomorrow.

Issue is about...
Forum: Exercises 11-30-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,791
Posted By Jon West
Re: Rockclimbing and CrossFit

http://www.mountainathlete.com/ (WfS)
Forum: Fitness 11-28-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,465
Posted By Jon West
Re: whats the biggest WPU you've pulled lately?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GW4ySXNVRpk

When I was in Afghanistan. That was my 5th set of 5X5. Plus they were chin-ups so a little easier @ 45lbs

I haven't done weighted pull-ups or dips since...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,411
Posted By Jon West
Re: weight lifting shoes

Aren't they???! Glad you like them too :cool:
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