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Forum: Equipment 08-01-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,592
Posted By John Phipps
Ross Enamait had an article yesterday on his...

Ross Enamait had an article yesterday on his training site about climbing ropes. The cost for manila rope 1.5″ is 84 cents per foot and 2″ rope sells for 1.81 per foot. I don't have a climbing rope...
Forum: Community 09-17-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,466
Posted By John Phipps
I live just a few miles from SIUE and would be...

I live just a few miles from SIUE and would be glad to participate.

I sent you a private message so just let me know.
Forum: Community 08-22-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,456
Posted By John Phipps
I live in Edwardsville IL and do CrossFit in my...

I live in Edwardsville IL and do CrossFit in my garge gym. It has been a bit hot lately but the weather is definately getting better. I usually work out in the evenings. What part of town are you...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,802
Posted By John Phipps
How about this one? ...

How about this one?

http://www.backtrainer.com/Roman-Chair-Hyperextension-Yukon.html
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By John Phipps
I have exercise-induced asthma and occasionally...

I have exercise-induced asthma and occasionally my lungs get tight. So I bought one and been using it for months in the car during my commute. I do 10 minutes every morning of breathing exercise. I...
Forum: Nutrition 06-28-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,541
Posted By John Phipps
Garret I have limited time to read let alone...

Garret

I have limited time to read let alone post to the boards, but I always take time to see what you have to say.
Forum: Community 06-12-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,716
Posted By John Phipps
I am planning to be there. In your last message...

I am planning to be there. In your last message you wrote:

If you have any interest in getting a DD kettlebell, I can extend my 25% workshop discount. Also, since I'll be driving, there will be...
Forum: Community 01-14-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,860
Posted By John Phipps
I live in Edwardsville IL, just a bit north and...

I live in Edwardsville IL, just a bit north and east of St Louis. I do CrossFit in my garage gym most evenings. I have a couple sons who workout with me sometimes but more often than not I am solo....
Forum: Exercises 01-06-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,930
Posted By John Phipps
I work on the heavy bag every work out for 10...

I work on the heavy bag every work out for 10 minutes as part of my warm-up. I practice my footwork while throwing jabs, crosses, hooks, uppercuts, hammerfists, palmstrikes, knees, elbows,...
Forum: Nutrition 12-22-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,635
Posted By John Phipps
I keep my fish oil in the freezer and a week or...

I keep my fish oil in the freezer and a week or so amount of capsules in a bottle in the refigerator. I take 3 X 1000mg sofgel caps with meals and before bed most every day. Solidification is less of...
Forum: Community 12-09-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,560
Posted By John Phipps
Garage gym for the win.

Garage gym for the win.
Forum: Fitness 12-09-2005, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,216
Posted By John Phipps
Me and my boys have been working out in our...

Me and my boys have been working out in our garage gym since spring of this year. I have always worked out before indoors in climate control gyms. It is more of a challenge now, less comfortable and...
Forum: Community 12-05-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By John Phipps
I have saved his revised essay on Evolutionary...

I have saved his revised essay on Evolutionary Fitness a few months ago. I have printed it out and given it to a few friends to show them the way.
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-04-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,973
Posted By John Phipps
I am having a hard time as well with the OHS. I...

I am having a hard time as well with the OHS. I can do back squat and front squats but the overhead squat is extremely awkward for me. I have tried twice but still not completed the WOD from Friday...
Forum: Competitions 11-25-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 32,318
Posted By John Phipps
I haven't done any work on this since I strained...

I haven't done any work on this since I strained the bottom of my foot running with a 100lb bag some weeks back. I feel as good as new now and will give it a go tonight with a 70lb bag.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 31,491
Posted By John Phipps
I have this one bookmarked. Anyone have this...

I have this one bookmarked. Anyone have this model?

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/dmart2/hyexmabyyufi.html

Price is not bad and free shipping. Maybe I will get it for Christmas. :happy:
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,009
Posted By John Phipps
I use gloves for chin-ups and deadlifts but not...

I use gloves for chin-ups and deadlifts but not anything else. As long as I am in the gym and doing the work it seems like its no big deal.
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-14-2005, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,876
Posted By John Phipps
I have had the same problem as you with regard to...

I have had the same problem as you with regard to shin scraping on a rough bar.

What I did is use some tape not to wrap my shins but to wrap the bar just where my shins would be scraping. Give it...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2005, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,308
Posted By John Phipps
What shoes did you get? Adidas or Chuck Taylors?...

What shoes did you get? Adidas or Chuck Taylors?

I have been wanting to get some weightlifting shoes myself.
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2005, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,227
Posted By John Phipps
I have recently read that fish oil supplements...

I have recently read that fish oil supplements will go bad over time. I am now keeping mine in the refrigerator in order to slow down any oxidation or degradation.
Forum: Competitions 10-25-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 31,140
Posted By John Phipps
Did my first try with the 100lb bag last night...

Did my first try with the 100lb bag last night (bw 190lb). I couldn't make it. I went from the 70lb to the 100lb bag and it felt so much heavier. Plus it is harder, packed tighter and less...
Forum: Fitness 10-24-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,639
Posted By John Phipps
I get about the same sleep as Scott. I feel...

I get about the same sleep as Scott. I feel better and recover quicker with more sleep. There are a couple of good books listed on these boards. I bought Lights Out : Sleep, Sugar, and Survival by T....
Forum: Nutrition 10-21-2005, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By John Phipps
From Art De Vany's website. Fasting actually...

From Art De Vany's website.

Fasting actually potentiates gene expression for building muscle tissue. Another reason to work out on an empty stomach. A morning work out after an over night fast is...
Forum: Nutrition 10-20-2005, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,893
Posted By John Phipps
I am still doing the "Warrior Diet". Here is a...

I am still doing the "Warrior Diet". Here is a link with a short summary of what it is.

http://health.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1246566.cms

I am still doing it because it feels right for me....
Forum: Nutrition 10-18-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,420
Posted By John Phipps
I am still trying to eat less during the day and...

I am still trying to eat less during the day and more at night. During the day, I drink lots of water and wait until I feel hungry before I eat. Then eat a small portion of fruit, nuts, salad, lean...
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