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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-03-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,108
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Any info on West Palm/Palm Beach Gardens Affiliates?

Brian,

Do yourself a favor and check out the credentials of the affiliates and check a class or two. I think you will find BGI (North and South) provide top notch coaching and programming. They...
Forum: Community 02-02-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,409
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Feb 7-8 CrossFit Oly Weightlifting Cert Info!

Mike - Looking foward to this weekend....no doubt you guys at HC will put on a first class event!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-24-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,351
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: CrossFit Outdoors. Equipment

I run strictly a park group in the evenings and train/coach in the mornings at another local affilate. I have usually have between 8 and 12 people at the park but occassionally trained a group of up...
Forum: Competitions 01-06-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,744
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: GI Jane time.

Likewise, I am wondering if I mis-counted. At 250lbs, I doubt I am close to some of the lighter guys and gals. I just completed it for the first time this morning at 13:42.
Forum: Community 12-28-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,753
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: invitations to mikes gym

Coach B - I am glad I had the opportunity to meet you and I am greatly looking forward to seeing and being coached by you again in February. Now if I could only get out to CA! Hope you and your...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-15-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,443
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Mirrors

The mirror may prove useful to make sure your sleeves are rolled up evenly before doing curls or if you just roll your sleeves....just kidding.

I agree with most of the posts about not using them....
Forum: Starting 12-14-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,757
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Utilizing crossfit without a crossfit gym?

Dumbells can be used effectively for just about any movement. Also, go to the main page and view section 3 under the FAQ for suggestions for wall balls, rowing, etc.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-11-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,686
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: New CrossFit promotional video - feedback please

Bill - I posted a comment under the running a crossfit, but I forgot to mention that I do not think the words need to be edited out. We speak the same way at our park wods and every affiliate I have...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-11-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,686
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: New CrossFit promotional video - feedback please

Great video Bill. Like it was mentioned above....just a little polishing and it will be good to go. It is funny, but I was speaking with a manager of a local big box (privately owned) about...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,043
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Bumper Plate FAQ

I have stated in previous threads that I would probably go with Hi-temps or the other versions (Powermax or Rogue) for my next purchase. My first purchase of bumpers went through Glenn and were...
Forum: Community 12-10-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,137
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Anyones significant other have no interest in exercise, let alone Crossfit?

Yes to both! I've had some difficulties managing CrossFit and the better half. Mostly with her feelings that we are cult like with our training and love to be around others that crossfit. She is...
Forum: Testimonials 12-09-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 52,493
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Today I Weighed In at 199.6 "OnederLand Baby"

Congrats Gayle....keep up the great work and do not let anything stop you.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-08-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,766
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Sole Income

Joseph - the advice Steven gave is valid. I run park wods, financially I am unable to get a box on my own but may have a partner soon. I have been running park wods since June and started by...
Forum: Injuries 12-03-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,934
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Meniscus tear and Crossfit?

I had part of my meniscus removed this May. It took about a month before it started feeling normal. I did not train legs for almost 2 months, but worked on Pull-ups, dips, HSPU, strict presses,...
Forum: Exercises 12-01-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,468
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Snatch Sequence

Thanks Greg...coach B has been ripping me a bit for not having a enough layback and the photos definitely help reinforce this. Congrats on the new facility and best of luck. Hopefully you will be...
Forum: Exercises 12-01-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,146
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Who did 1000 Air Squats?

It always amazes me how some need to make themselves so grand or minimize what someone else does. It is funny how some can make the comment that they are deadlifting over 500lbs on the message...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-24-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Baraboo or Madison, WI

I have a friend in Madison that trains at a local big box and they are always looking for people to train with. If you want, I can put him in touch with you.

Kelly - my friend was telling me he...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-11-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,011
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Gold's Gym

Dolph - Sorry to change topics a bit, but is the Dolph who attended the Oly cert in Orlando last year? If so, shoot me a PM....I am the guy that shared the platform with you, but I lost your email...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,760
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: 1" pipe or 1 1/4" pipe - DIY

I switched from 1" o.d. to 1.25 o.d. in an attempt to reduce the tearing of my calluses. The larger dia. is working well, but I have hands larger than the average bear.
Forum: Competitions 11-03-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,072
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Winter Challenge Dec 14th

Monique, I will be there if I can make...I don't want to miss the opportunity to train with Danny and Leo again....yes, this is a plug for the event. The last seminar helped out tremendously with...
Forum: Starting 10-30-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,398
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Starting out

Dominik, welcome to the community. I started off in a similar position about 1/5 years ago. I was 35, 6'2" and pushing 325lbs. I came from a bodybuilding/semi-powerlifting background but let...
Forum: Starting 10-30-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,005
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Just Starting... I have some questions!

As Jay and some of the others mentioned Start with the "Starting Here" and "FAQ". You probably want to start getting the Journal as well.

As far as the straps are concerned, I have seen some in...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,658
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Bumper Plate advice

Well, I have to give Jason at Wright's a thank you. After posting the comment about the 25's starting to crack near the brass ring, he contacted me and fixed the problem after seeing the photos. ...
Forum: Community 10-21-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,263
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: Getting kicked out of a gym...

Although I was not kicked out of 24HR Fitness, I was asked to leave Gold's on Sunrise, FL. I was doing CrossFit by myself and after a while a guy inquired as to what I was doing...eventually he...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-21-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,172
Posted By Stephan Marcella
Re: I'm doing it! ... Affiliation

Amy, Good Luck and Best Wishes....post the updates!
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