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Forum: Community 08-29-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,658
Posted By Russ Thornton
Another great movie is Firefox with Clint...

Another great movie is Firefox with Clint Eastwood.

Early 80's goodness.
Forum: Community 08-25-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,658
Posted By Russ Thornton
Raising Arizona is a classic. And on a...

Raising Arizona is a classic.

And on a completely different note/genre:

Another, less popular movie that's great is Poolhall Junkies.
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By Russ Thornton
Treelizard, If you're open to adding a 3rd to...

Treelizard,

If you're open to adding a 3rd to your Zone Buddy program, sign me up. I need all the help (accountability) I can get.

Russ
Forum: Starting 08-17-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Russ Thornton
Michael, From the FAQ on the main crossfit.com...

Michael,

From the FAQ on the main crossfit.com site:

The "official" CrossFit Warm-up is in the April 2003 CrossFit Journal.

3 rounds of 10-15 reps of
Samson Stretch (do the Samson Stretch...
Forum: Nutrition 08-16-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,426
Posted By Russ Thornton
Frank, If you're eating to zone ratios, I...

Frank,

If you're eating to zone ratios, I think it's less an issue of continuous muscle fuel and more an issue of trying to regulate your insulin levels and avoid insulin spikes off and on...
Forum: Community 08-15-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,729
Posted By Russ Thornton
You might want to check the following link my...

You might want to check the following link my brother shared with me.

http://100records.blogspot.com/

It's a blog with tons of mp3's available for free download -- quite a wide range of music...
Forum: Exercises 08-15-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,131
Posted By Russ Thornton
Marc, Check out this picture from another...

Marc,

Check out this picture from another thread about the Goblet Squat

http://www.crossfit.com/cgi-bin/discus/show.cgi?tpc=22&post=79380#POST79380
Forum: Exercises 08-15-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,514
Posted By Russ Thornton
Avi, Check out this video for Good Morning's:...

Avi,

Check out this video for Good Morning's:
http://www.uwlax.edu/strengthcenter/videos/exercisevideos/Standing%20Good%20Morn ing.mpg...
Forum: Starting 01-06-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,998
Posted By Russ Thornton
Andy -- I got mad geek skills like that And...

Andy -- I got mad geek skills like that

And you still need to come visit us at CrossFit Atlanta sometime

(Message edited by rthornton on January 06, 2006)
Forum: Starting 01-06-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,998
Posted By Russ Thornton
I'm actually doing CrossFit to get in good enough...

I'm actually doing CrossFit to get in good enough shape to keep up with this guy:

http://tinyurl.com/8c5fr

You gotta aim high.
Forum: Community 01-05-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,794
Posted By Russ Thornton
Graham, “Size matters not. Look at me. Judge...

Graham,

“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its...
Forum: Community 01-05-2006, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,794
Posted By Russ Thornton
Allen, I agree -- it's weird. Can't imagine who...

Allen, I agree -- it's weird. Can't imagine who comes up with some of this stuff . . .

Funny to see how much thought some people put into the scenario -- like they might actually be faced with an...
Forum: Community 01-05-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,794
Posted By Russ Thornton
This thread reminded me of an entertaining...

This thread reminded me of an entertaining (although somewhat twisted) thread I saw on another board a while back.

The Premise: You're in the middle of an arena. You're being attacked by 5 year...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-05-2006, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,806
Posted By Russ Thornton
It doesn't take a McKinsey consultant to tell you...

It doesn't take a McKinsey consultant to tell you it's cheaper (time & money) to keep a current client than go find a new one. And the best way to keep a client is to give them a great service...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2006, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,843
Posted By Russ Thornton
Your gym appears to be bigger than my house, and...

Your gym appears to be bigger than my house, and I have absolutely no problem with that whatsoever.

Awesome space -- can't wait to see you fill it up with CrossFit goodies.
Forum: Community 12-28-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,341
Posted By Russ Thornton
Unfortunately, no dancing, but this is some...

Unfortunately, no dancing, but this is some serious weight.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7374122703443990637&q=lifting

Interesting that in the midst of psyching himself up, he makes...
Forum: Starting 12-16-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,460
Posted By Russ Thornton
Eric, Check out the following links: ...

Eric,

Check out the following links:

http://www.crossfit.com/cf-info/start-how.html

http://www.crossfit.com/cf-info/start-diet.html

http://www.mitymous.net/weights/xfitfaq.htm
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,772
Posted By Russ Thornton
Check out the following link for some...

Check out the following link for some aggressively priced KBs:

http://www.wwfitness.com/kettlebells.html

They have very reasonable shipping rates, too.

I haven't purchased one yet as I'm...
Forum: Starting 12-15-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,460
Posted By Russ Thornton
"Friends don't let Friends do Curves." But, I...

"Friends don't let Friends do Curves."

But, I have to agree, starting something is better than doing nothing.

Coincidentally, both my mom & mother-in-law both started Curves separately a few...
Forum: Nutrition 12-15-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,552
Posted By Russ Thornton
I signed up for info on their website to see what...

I signed up for info on their website to see what it was all about. One of their sales guys called me back and said they will customize everything to food preference and block levels and he said it...
Forum: Community 12-15-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,710
Posted By Russ Thornton
How 'bout: Welcome to the Church of CrossFit...

How 'bout:

Welcome to the Church of CrossFit where we ask you to "Give Until It Hurts -- AND THEN GIVE SOME MORE!"
Forum: Nutrition 12-15-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,552
Posted By Russ Thornton
Rich, Here's another option if you have some...

Rich,

Here's another option if you have some serious disposable income:

http://www.gourmetperfect.com/

It's a service that prepares fresh zone meals and delivers daily to your home.

Must...
Forum: Community 12-14-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By Russ Thornton
We recently uploaded a couple of videos of us...

We recently uploaded a couple of videos of us goofing around at CrossFit Atlanta to the Google Video service.

It uses Flash to play the videos and is free, in case anyone else is interested.
...
Forum: Nutrition 12-14-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,552
Posted By Russ Thornton
Rich, Check out issue #21 of the CrossFit...

Rich,

Check out issue #21 of the CrossFit Journal which details the Zone diet and offers plenty of zone foods and meals.

Another great resource is the Performance Menu from CrossFit Norcal.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,731
Posted By Russ Thornton
Brian, If you continue to get interest in the...

Brian,

If you continue to get interest in the Tabata Timer that you had to remove from your site, you might be interested to know that you can upload & host it for free at many places on the web. ...
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