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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 07-28-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,876
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Vending machine/drinks for gym

Hey guys,
I'm looking to put in a vending machine with drinks for my members. The vending machine only takes cans. Has anyone ever sold anything and if so, what worked and didn't work?

Thanks guys!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,859
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: Business books

Awesome! Thanks
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-30-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,859
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Business books

What reading material would you recommend for learning more of the business side of running a business for crossfit?

Thanks guys!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,155
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Trying to find credentials for CFEs Travis Conely & Marc Homan

I took the CF Endurance cert last year and Marc and Travis were my coaches. I need to get there education background for CECs for my other cert. anyone know how to get this? I have tried emailing HQ...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,596
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: Including general public/inexperienced in a throwdown

You could also have the throw down for the experienced and then do a sort of "half time show" to have the newbies try it out. But i would do all the things the above post have said. Also, scale...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-13-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,425
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: Do you offer strength specific programs?

Brendan- I really like the idea of your strength programming. How do you decide which day you are going to do your strength? Your blog shows that you program strentgh 2-4days/wk. What happens if...
Forum: Fitness 01-03-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,348
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: WOD log- paper vs. technology

Great ideas. Thanks everyone!

David- I really like the idea of the index. That makes a lot of sence. I currently have a notebook for my personal log that I will keep using. I will probably use the...
Forum: Fitness 01-02-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,348
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: WOD log- paper vs. technology

Jeff- I actually live in Columbia, Il now. I am a trainer at a gym in Millstadt. I mainly just w.o.d in my garage.

I heard a box opened in collinsville. Is that you that opened it?
Forum: Fitness 01-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,348
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: WOD log- paper vs. technology

Thanks Greg.

The main reason Im thinking of the electonically is so I can program whenever I have a few minutes and didnt expect it , like waiting in line somewhere, or waiting for a train to pass,...
Forum: Fitness 01-01-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,348
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: WOD log- paper vs. technology

Also, what about those who program for your box? Ive thought about just keeping it on notepad on my phone so I can program from anywhere, but again i can't let go of the notebook.

Thanks!
Forum: Fitness 01-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,348
Posted By Drew Armstrong
WOD log- paper vs. technology

So, anyone else still struggling to give up the ole notebook for loggin wods? Ive been conteplating whether I want to use notepad on either my phone or kindle fire, but for some reason I dont want to...
Forum: Nutrition 06-09-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,440
Posted By Drew Armstrong
nutrition challenge scoring

I am trying to start a nutrition challenge at my facility. I want it to be overall health and fitness though. I'm trying to figure a point scale for paleo/zone as well as performance and sleep. Has...
Forum: Fitness 06-08-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,084
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Good books to read on vacation?

Im heading to Mexico next week and Im trying to find some books to take to read on the beach. Something fitness related. I loved Born to Run. I also saw there is a Crossfit community book out...
Forum: Fitness 05-18-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,096
Posted By Drew Armstrong
How to watch North Central live?

I know this isnt the best forum to put this, but is there a way to watch the North Central regionals live on the web? I have friends going today and I want to watch them.

Thanks
Forum: Competitions 05-18-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By Drew Armstrong
How to watch North Central live?

Is there any way to watch the North Central live on the internet? It only has the Central East on the games site.
Thanks
Forum: Fitness 02-13-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,021
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Ace Fitness CEC's from CrossFit

Im not sure which section to post this so sorry if this is the wrong spot. My ACE cert is due to expire in a couple of months and I want to use my CF-L1 cert to get CECs for it. Has anyone else ever...
Forum: Fitness 02-10-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,973
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: Competition strategy?

Thanks for the replies.
Im not sure how the scoring is going to be set up. Im also not in it to win it. Im competing for the experience and to come out injury free, but with PR's. I just wasnt sure...
Forum: Fitness 02-09-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,973
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Competition strategy?

I am competing in a CF comp this weekend and I am trying to figure out how to plan my intensity. I have 4 wods on Saturday and 2 wods on Sunday. Should I go all out everytime or should I try to sort...
Forum: Fitness 01-31-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,869
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Timer on interent

Has anyone found any timers/stop watches that are free to download on my laptop for wods? I was at a box over the weekend and they had it on their computer. Im looking to do the same, but I dont want...
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,142
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: How to pick fish oil?

So Im gonna take a wild guess and say that the fish oil I just bought is junk! Its Spring Valley, 100omg fish oil, 300mg omega 3. It says to take 3 softgels per day.

I dont know much of anything...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,789
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Strength wraps vs Rogue wraps

Which do you think are better.. The Strength wraps they were selling at the games or the Rogue wraps? If Rogue, should I get the $12 or $25 ones?

Thanks
Forum: Nutrition 11-05-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,782
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: "healthy" chinese food

Yeah I figured beef and broccoli would be Ok. I know not to eat the rice and noodles. I didnt know if the other types of chicken was all fried or if there was any sort of grilled? I am only using...
Forum: Nutrition 11-05-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,782
Posted By Drew Armstrong
"healthy" chinese food

Does anyone know of any paleo/zoneish meals to get from a chinese resturant? There is only a couple of options to eat in the town I work. I usually bring my food, but that doesnt always work out. Im...
Forum: Nutrition 10-27-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By Drew Armstrong
Re: Processed meat

Thanks for the input. I dont have a whole foods close to me. But I will find a local butcher and go from there. Thanks guys!
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,219
Posted By Drew Armstrong
How much recovery post marathon

I just ran a marathon this past Sunday and was wondering how much recovery I need. I didnt go hard really at all. Probably about 70%. Post race I had some soreness in the knees (just from the...
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