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Forum: Equipment 05-15-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,618
Posted By Chris Siler
John, You keep spelling your name wrong. Don't...

John, You keep spelling your name wrong.

Don't forget you can just throw some heavy stuff in a pack. Feels a little different but in terms of functionality, I will sooner have to dip/pull with a...
Forum: Exercises 04-15-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By Chris Siler
Check this link, lots of gymnastics stuff. Good...

Check this link, lots of gymnastics stuff. Good luck. Semper Fi.

http://www.drillsandskills.com/skills/Floor/Z/bfz008
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-15-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,790
Posted By Chris Siler
I see your point but I think the idea behind...

I see your point but I think the idea behind Cindy is cumulative fatigue. As time ticks, the exercises take a little longer, effectively reducing the rest between sets. EX: (I am shooting for 20...
Forum: Community 04-15-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Chris Siler
I am at Camp Lejeune. I have been seeing similar...

I am at Camp Lejeune. I have been seeing similar things in the gym like thrusters, front squats, and heavy kipping lately. The Crossfit insurgency is invading our shores too.
Forum: Fitness 04-15-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By Chris Siler
I usually warmup X 2 and cool down X 1 after a...

I usually warmup X 2 and cool down X 1 after a WOD with the standard series or slight variation. That, along with some skill work - Lsits and light C&J work right now, seems to transition nicely to...
Forum: Exercises 04-15-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,385
Posted By Chris Siler
Agree w/ the kip. Crossfit is all about power...

Agree w/ the kip. Crossfit is all about power and kipping greatly increases power output on the pullup. I wouldn't fret over the numbers. Quality over quantity. Partition as needed put the warm...
Forum: Fitness 04-06-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,452
Posted By Chris Siler
3 on 1 off and 2 on has been working for me. ...

3 on 1 off and 2 on has been working for me. MTW, rest, FS fits my schedule. I find I can increase intensity on Friday and Saturday with the rest day. Otherwise, I was getting burnt and running...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,035
Posted By Chris Siler
this will walk you through step by step. Good...

this will walk you through step by step. Good luck.
http://www.threeballclimbing.com/climbingwallplans.htm
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By Chris Siler
I like the Nike watches. They have a countdown...

I like the Nike watches. They have a countdown timer with multiple stages, great for Tabata stuff. Also they have a huge lap memory so I can break down my split times for all the metcon workouts.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,592
Posted By Chris Siler
CFitters, Just got a 106.9 lb KBell off of ebay....

CFitters,
Just got a 106.9 lb KBell off of ebay. Puts my 52lber to shame. Came from the folks at torque athletics, apparently cleaning out their closets. Not sure what to do with it, the snatch...
Forum: Competitions 08-05-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,017
Posted By Chris Siler
Just got 2x105#'s pullup to chest. Feeling...

Just got 2x105#'s pullup to chest. Feeling strong. I started doing some post WOD work with weighted PU's about 3 weeks ago. Just kept it fresh w/ pull, chin, rope work and reps in the 2-5 range.
Forum: Exercises 08-05-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By Chris Siler
I am aware of the proper lumbar curvature that is...

I am aware of the proper lumbar curvature that is supposed to be held throughout squatting movements. Pistols seem to force a rounding of my back, especially past parallel. Is this OK or are there...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,315
Posted By Chris Siler
What about Chuck's?

What about Chuck's?
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,208
Posted By Chris Siler
Elite fitness Systems (www.elitefts.com...

Elite fitness Systems (www.elitefts.com (http://www.elitefts.com)) has some great equipment. Also, check out their book Supertraining, the most complete strength trainng book I have seen.
Forum: Exercises 07-15-2006, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,588
Posted By Chris Siler
Kevin, Remember to train your weakness. ...

Kevin,
Remember to train your weakness. Thrusters are really a front squat/push press combo. I have a problem getting stuck in the hole at the bottom of the squat. I would do some FSquat work to...
Forum: Exercises 07-09-2006, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,200
Posted By Chris Siler
Jeff, Check the guys out at www.dieselcrew.com/...

Jeff,
Check the guys out at www.dieselcrew.com/ (http://www.dieselcrew.com/)
They have some e-books and DVD's with a lot of great KBell stuff. They are no frills and hard core.
Forum: Fitness 06-05-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By Chris Siler
I am not the expert on oly lifting, however, I...

I am not the expert on oly lifting, however, I would like to suggest that you check out http://www.mikesgym.org/ (Mike's Gym)dedicated to oly lifting. I hope you find what you are looking for in...
Forum: Exercises 05-31-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,547
Posted By Chris Siler
I have the same rope set up, very slippery. Can...

I have the same rope set up, very slippery. Can climb a standard 2" manila rope no problem. My reccomendation is to get a good quality rope.
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,094
Posted By Chris Siler
If you want the best. Elite Fitness Systems.

If you want the best. Elite Fitness Systems.
Forum: Community 05-28-2006, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,069
Posted By Chris Siler
Andy, Thanks. Semper Fi.

Andy, Thanks. Semper Fi.
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-28-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,739
Posted By Chris Siler
Allen, I like what you got so far. Some ideas on...

Allen, I like what you got so far. Some ideas on equipment include: body armor, rifles, crew served weapons, ammo cans filled with sand, push a Hummer, sandbags, rucksacks and water jugs. Try a...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2006, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,179
Posted By Chris Siler
Does anyone use a balance board (indo board)? Any...

Does anyone use a balance board (indo board)? Any suggestions on incorporating into workouts?
Forum: Nutrition 05-25-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By Chris Siler
Looks a lot like the book "Warrior Diet" by Ori...

Looks a lot like the book "Warrior Diet" by Ori Hofmekler. He advocates fasting but also includes a modest post workout meal. Check out his site for more info...
Forum: Community 05-25-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,069
Posted By Chris Siler
Mike, On top of WOD/ruck work, be ready to go 1...

Mike,
On top of WOD/ruck work, be ready to go 1 or 2 weeks out and pencil in some recovery time. 6 weeks comes at you hard and fast with little sleep and less chow, you need to be rested from the...
Forum: Fitness 05-25-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By Chris Siler
Mark, Subs include dips from a bench, chair,...

Mark,
Subs include dips from a bench, chair, bed of a truck, etc. Check this mboard for instructions on homemade rings. Sandbags are a good for everything including some o-lifts. Crossfit East...
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