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Forum: Equipment 11-28-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,979
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Re: Shoes for CF WODs

I've been CFing since 2004. Never tried the Vibrams, but recently picked up some Nike Free 7.0 Trainers. They are phenomenal.

Whenever I can, I train barefoot, but the Frees are the next best...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-28-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 584,646
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-27-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 584,646
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Re: Hybrid Program Heavy Metcons

Here's another nice list of heavy metcons:
http://physicalsubculture.com/links/gpp-combo-collection/
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-29-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,678
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
CrossFitters in Kona?

Well... are there any? I'm coming your way in a few weeks and would love to hook up if possible.
Forum: Community 09-19-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Thumbs up Re: 1st Muscle-Ups!

Way to go guys! Feels awesome, doesn't it? You can get your name up in the muscle-up club if you bug Lynne.

A quick tip: You'll save your arms from bruising if you start in the false grip with the...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-08-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,316
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
CrossFit in Winnipeg

Darren announced the arrival of CrossFit Manitoba last week, and I'm here to announce that River City CrossFit, a second Winnipeg CrossFit club, has officially become an affiliate. Darren and I met...
Forum: Fitness 06-11-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,444
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
From:...

From: http://www.crossfit.com/journal/2007/04/understanding_crossfit_by_greg.html




Pierre,
I don't think that there's any question that practice (conistency) is critical to skill development...
Forum: Exercises 05-27-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,515
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
lol... You made me second guess whether or not I...

lol... You made me second guess whether or not I could do behind the backs anymore. I did the plyos, some clapping and chest slapping and then attempted a behind the back. THUD. Must've dreamed I...
Forum: Exercises 05-27-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,515
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
I'd say it sounds alright. A little variety to...

I'd say it sounds alright. A little variety to the clapping and behind the back clapping pushups. Doing a push-up "routine" every once in awhile is good fun.

There's a good variety of different...
Forum: Exercises 05-27-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Exercises 05-25-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
I understand the dip/drive portion of the push...

I understand the dip/drive portion of the push jerk and push press.

My question is whether on receiving the weight back into rack position it is ideal to receive in a dip position. Brendan's...
Forum: Exercises 05-22-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Hi Lincoln, Thanks for the response. You...

Hi Lincoln,

Thanks for the response. You mentioned that we are using the knees and hips as shock absorbers. As weights get heavier, when Brendan lowers the weight his pelvis "chases his knees"...
Forum: Exercises 05-18-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,194
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
I did this WOD from the archives today and didn't...

I did this WOD from the archives today and didn't have any problems. I wasn't doing anything near max weights (because it seems like dumbell deadlifts are harder), but I didn't experience any back...
Forum: Exercises 05-18-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
This question wasn't addressed yesterday on the...

This question wasn't addressed yesterday on the CF board. Does anybody have an answer?

After Brendan presses out at the top in the video, the position he receives the weight in as he brings it...
Forum: Nutrition 03-26-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,426
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Luke, I love tuna, too. However, it's...

Luke,

I love tuna, too. However, it's advisable to lower your tuna intake significantly. Just google "mercury in tuna" to learn more.
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,229
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
"The good news is that oxidative stress in some...

"The good news is that oxidative stress in some autistic children may be treatable with targeted nutritional intervention." p3

"Recommendations include dietary restriction, usually eliminating...
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,229
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
I just read a fascinating article about the...

I just read a fascinating article about the relationship between genes and environment, metabolic derangement and autism.

http://discovermagazine.com/2007/apr/autism-it2019s-not-just-in-the-head...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-25-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,987
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
You're just too nice a person Lynne. :giveup:

You're just too nice a person Lynne. :giveup:
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-24-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,987
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Thanks for the input. I think the culture...

Thanks for the input. I think the culture statement is wise and something I will need to seriously consider. Nearly every family in the city owns a vehicle, but unless it's something really special,...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-24-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,987
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
LOL... I am *so* embarrassed about that subject...

LOL... I am *so* embarrassed about that subject line. Yikes.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-24-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,987
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
I want to discuss Coach's suggestion that we be a...

I want to discuss Coach's suggestion that we be a "destination location" because I'm considering a location that is about an 8 minute drive outside the city limits in a small suburb. No bus service....
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-08-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Hi David, They're only a key part in the fact...

Hi David,

They're only a key part in the fact that they are basically random. Variance is an important part of CrossFit.
Forum: Community 10-17-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,102
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
If I ever find myself leaning up against a waist...

If I ever find myself leaning up against a waist height surface (railing, picnic table, couch, etc.) it's not usually too long before I'm L-sitting. I climb way more trees than ever, just cuz I can.
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,735
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Thanks Jeff, Email's on its way.

Thanks Jeff,

Email's on its way.
Forum: Community 10-11-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 35,464
Posted By Brendan Sonnichsen
Wow. I love cirque. It's hard to believe these...

Wow. I love cirque. It's hard to believe these are humans.
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