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Forum: Equipment 11-18-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Brian McCarrie
Selling my rings

These are the older rings that are made from metal tubing and welded together to form the ring. Straps are in excellent shape.

Here's the link to the ebay listing:...
Forum: Exercises 06-14-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,438
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Bill Fox, I would agree with you if in most...

Bill Fox, I would agree with you if in most sports, you weren't moving.

Lets take Soccer for example because it's World Cup time. In soccer you are making some very quick angular and lateral...
Forum: Exercises 06-14-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,438
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I'm no expert and I certainly am not one to use...

I'm no expert and I certainly am not one to use terms like "antagonist co-contraction". But one line from the article excerpt has me thinking.

"One of the problems you'll encounter with the vast...
Forum: Competitions 06-14-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,992
Posted By Brian McCarrie
That sounds awesome. The MTB ride looks like it's...

That sounds awesome. The MTB ride looks like it's all downhill. The road ride has only two significant climbs. The Kayak of course is with the current. All of this is to set you up for the half...
Forum: Exercises 06-14-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,438
Posted By Brian McCarrie
What about a wobble board instead of an indo...

What about a wobble board instead of an indo board. A wobble board offers 360° of instability just like rings. Better yet, two wobble boards. One for each foot.

I bet they would offer greater...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,808
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I've got one and I love it. An extra bonus is the...

I've got one and I love it. An extra bonus is the online community, the WODs, and the training log over at Concept2.com.
Forum: Injuries 06-12-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,202
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Jerry, I'm not a doctor but I've had shoulder...

Jerry, I'm not a doctor but I've had shoulder problems before.

1st. Going to a doctor and getting some physical therapy isn't a bad idea. The doc could rule out a tear and the PT will give you...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,161
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Before I built my box, I was jumping up steps....

Before I built my box, I was jumping up steps. They work fine.

When I made my box I used the super cheap 2x3s for the frame. I put a piece of 3/4 inch plywood on the top and only covered 2 sides...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,481
Posted By Brian McCarrie
So I have a huge Maple tree in my back yard and I...

So I have a huge Maple tree in my back yard and I was thinking that I could get a decent climbing rope up there.

Any thoughts on leaving a rope outside?

What kind of rope would be best?
...
Forum: Fitness 05-30-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,213
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Everyone ages differently. I run with a guy who...

Everyone ages differently. I run with a guy who is 12 years older than me. The guy is in great shape and has no running related problems. I, on the other hand am plagued with nagging running related...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,139
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Hey Mark, so how did you make your wobble board?...

Hey Mark, so how did you make your wobble board? What materials did you use? Any tips?
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Thanks Tom, this is great. I'll try to get a...

Thanks Tom, this is great. I'll try to get a video tomorrow. The pictures are very helpful.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Thanks Catherine, I think that you may be a mind...

Thanks Catherine, I think that you may be a mind reader as well. I was on that same page today and I actually emailed Josh Hillis who is a fellow crossfitter and is RKC certified in Denver.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Tom, I don't doubt you at all and actually, you...

Tom, I don't doubt you at all and actually, you read my mind.

I'm gonna stick with the swings and the high pulls.

And thanks for your offer to help. Maybe I'll post some video. Would you be up...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I got my new Kettlebell yesterday! Now all I have...

I got my new Kettlebell yesterday! Now all I have to do is figure out how to use the darn thing.

I'm gonna play around with it today at lunch.

I'll try out some swings, cleans, snatches, some...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
So far so good, I've already got an email...

So far so good, I've already got an email confirmation that it shipped!

Thanks again.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,692
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Thanks for the report Eugene. I just ordered one.

Thanks for the report Eugene. I just ordered one.
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,870
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I've grown very suspicious of chiropractors over...

I've grown very suspicious of chiropractors over the past few years. Maybe I'm just untrusting but what kind of "adjustment" can a chiropractor make that will benefit a muscle imbalance?

Maybe get...
Forum: Fitness 05-09-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Andrew, I'm doing the Buffalo Creek, Colorado...

Andrew, I'm doing the Buffalo Creek, Colorado Triathlon. http://www.youtriit.com/exec/youtri/buff_creek.cfm?publicationID=197

I really like the Xterra events. Off road is just more fun.

Holly...
Forum: Injuries 05-09-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,417
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I've had petellar tendonitis. It's not something...

I've had petellar tendonitis. It's not something to be taken lightly. If you continue to put strain on that tendon, you could rupture it.

I went to an orthepdic surgeon after I did a bunch of...
Forum: Fitness 05-05-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I live in Colorado Springs and try to get out on...

I live in Colorado Springs and try to get out on my bike (road & mountain) at least twice a week. Starting after Memorial day weekend I plan to commute to work on my bike at least 4 days a week...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-04-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Eugene, I'm 5'11 and weigh 182lbs. I've always...

Eugene, I'm 5'11 and weigh 182lbs. I've always had strong legs and decent shoulders. Back, chest and grip are weak spots for me resulting in poor pullup performance.

You're right on target with...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-03-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,554
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Greg, I've got that same imbalance. Thrusters, no...

Greg, I've got that same imbalance. Thrusters, no problem, wall ball, easy, air squats, not even work, box jumps, same thing. Pullups, I'm terrible.

I'd really like to know what works for you if...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,821
Posted By Brian McCarrie
I've got this one from title boxing:...

I've got this one from title boxing: http://store.titleboxing.com/titleboxing-nylon-weighted-vest.html

I like it. It's great for body weight exercises. It may move around too much for sprints...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-01-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Brian McCarrie
Maybe you should call this one the "PAIN TRAIN"....

Maybe you should call this one the "PAIN TRAIN". Whooo whoooo!
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