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Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,310
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: TRADE: Rogue S2 Fat/skinny bar for Skinny bar only

You don't even need to drill new holes. cut it in the middle of the flat bar and you still have holes to mount both the fat and the skinny. I know from experience, I cut the fat/skinny bar on my R6...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By Matt Davies
Here's a deal for you!

Really, who doesn't know that you can go to any tire shop and get these things for free?:rofl:

http://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/spo/4631913376.html wfs

CROSSFIT TIRE - $140

Backhoe tire 21L-24...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: C2 & R3

$475 is spendy for a model B, even with a PM3.

patience and diligence on CL. Better deals than that come up, cook up an IFTTT recipe for C2's listed on Craigslist then sit back and wait for them to...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,330
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Garage gym finally ready for use

Holy crap, lucky to find a GHD on CL.

I wish!
Forum: Fitness 01-04-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,351
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Help, just want to look better and be fitter

nowhere near enough detail on your food intake. What are you using as "filler" if lean protein s expensive? Bogging down on tons of carbs, you're not going to get lean.
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,712
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Garage box, cool repurpose ideas, tips, suggestions, diy

Carry on as you currently do good sir!:)

This forum is dry as a popcorn fart! The last thread I was involved in that went sideways in a really funny way got nuked to Pukie's Bucket pretty quick. ...
Forum: Exercises 11-22-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,491
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Muscle-ups

Different movements. I think the Bar MU is much more about being able to generate power, ring MU is more about technique. I had a bar muscle up long before I had a ring muscle up (I think it was a...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,703
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Wallball

You know what would be fun, call Rogue customer service and ask them to "please go and throw each of the 3 different 20 pound medicine balls you stock up against a 10 foot target but don't catch...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,803
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Looking for a rower

have you tried Craigslist or kijiji? I think most people on here use and want to keep their C2's.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,876
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Hanging rings at home

build a structure in your yard for pullups and hanging rings 3-4 uprights sunk into concrete and some steel cross bars and away you go.

Lots of posts on here from people that have done this
Forum: Exercises 10-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,776
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Hand Tears

stop using chalk.

are you using chalk in every wod? I only use chalk in wods with higher reps where sweat starts becoming a grip issue, don't have much of an issue with tears.

From my experience,...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,144
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Back yard rope climb and pull-up station

why the brackets in the footings instead of just using longer uprights and sinking them into the footings?
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,094
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Garage gym in the making

who'd you buy the garage from? $6600 is a smoking deal! I'll assume that was bare building no door/windows?

I'm on 4 acres and despite having a huge garage, I'm thinking of the future and the next...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,256
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Rogue Color Options?

.....have you asked them to do a custom colour?
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Flooring when price isn't an issue

Dinoflex, that stuff is the bomb!

http://www.dinoflex.com/ WFS

Can come in rolls or sheets, different thicknesses, tons of colour/appearance options and it will last forever. When the nuclear...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,951
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Anybody build their own Olympic Rings?

Jesus! just buy wood rings they're not THAT expensive! I'm a fan of DIY stuff when it makes economic sense. These seem like they would take a ton of time to make.
Forum: Nutrition 08-29-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,933
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Protein Shake Before Bed

If you're going for a paleo diet, that is more than "some fruit" that is a LOT of fruit!
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,368
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Small Space Gym

Still lots more great low cost stuff you can DIY to add to your set up.


PVC parallettes (google the plans, easy to build)
box for box squats (to add to the squat arsenal)
Chains for chain squats...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: What the eff do I do with it?

Good ideas, like the Turkish get up, good scale for that one and the lunge idea. Will have to try for SDHP, I don't usually do them (got a friend who's a physio that isn't a big fan of that...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,442
Posted By Matt Davies
What the eff do I do with it?

OK, if I could come up with some viable options for a poll, I'd post one but then the thread might be moot.

Enough preamble.....

When I bought a bunch of iron weight and a decent Oly bar on CL I...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Concept II Model C deal? Yes or no?

jump on it, if it hasn't already gone!
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,680
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Ultimate cardio machine

Does Coco have a camera man woman to follow her around everywhere? holy attention whore? Pun intended!
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,016
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: Roguecanada.ca vs roguefitness.com differences??

price your purchase out on Rogue Canada and US sites, I found a big enough disparity to order off the US Rogue site and have it delivered to a parcel receiving service just across the border.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: skipping ropes

Nope, I've got a Buddy Lee Aero speed rope that isn't wire cable.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,176
Posted By Matt Davies
Re: My Basement Gym

Cut your horse stall mats with a utility knife. Mark the line and have at it but don't be a cheapskate, go buy a pack of blades, use a fresh sharp blade and change it regularly as you trim down the...
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