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Forum: Starting 01-22-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,869
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC Contest

I hope that's not the case. Certainly wasn't trying to come off that way. Just trying to help some people who could use a little guidance and support.
Forum: Starting 01-22-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,869
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC Contest

You're right, Rebecca. Having done pretty much every CrossFit cert once or twice does not make someone a great trainer. But experience in the gym does. Luckily I have plenty of that.

I've been...
Forum: Starting 01-20-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,869
Posted By Allison Bishop
AllisonNYC Contest

Hi! It's been ages since I've been on the message boards.
I've found a lot of help here over the years and now I want to pay it forward. :)

I'm accepting entries until January 28th at Midnight...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-29-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,915
Posted By Allison Bishop
Looking for a Trainer in VB

Hello!

Brendan Gilliam and I own and run CrossFit Obsession in Virginia Beach.

We're looking for knowledgeable trainers either in the Virginia Beach area or for someone willing to relocate.

We...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-20-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,972
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: In search in Virginia Beach Crossfitters

Hey Aushion!

Who's coming out?! Are they moving for the military? If they're coming from CFSD, send them our way! That's one of the best gyms I've ever been to. Everyone there is excellent and...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-17-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,972
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: In search in Virginia Beach Crossfitters

Hey Mike!

That $59/ month rate is expired. I know it probably sounded too good to be true! ;) That was from the previous CrossFit Obsession when Brendan and I had partners... that price was their...
Forum: Community 06-17-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,558
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: Lost Battalion, Queens, NY

I trained there for awhile and LOVED it.

It's one of the only things I miss about NYC. Joe Triolo is a doll and I loved the serious lifting environment.

Just don't go there expecting to turn those...
Forum: Workout Logs 01-12-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

4 Rounds
10 kb snatches left 16 kg
10 kb snatches right
20 double unders
7 minutes
need to work on my DU's

5 Rounds:
1 L Pull-Up
2 Toes 2 Bar
Forum: Workout Logs 01-08-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Power Clean:

Got 163 ..
Failed at 168. (Current PR) Didn't have the heart to try and fail a second time.
143-153-158-163-168f-153

Overall everything felt heavy this morning. Dropped the weight to...
Forum: Workout Logs 01-06-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Full Warm-up:

1k Row,
Burgener Warm-Up x 2 with PVC then once with 33# bar.
Mobility Drills

Ring Dip work:
40 total in sets of 5, 4 & 3 .. working on ROM, Control & Maintaining a hollowed out...
Forum: Workout Logs 01-05-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

I'm going to start using this thing again. I haven't been recording my work at all.

New Numbers -

Pull-Ups - 42
Back Squat - 265
Press - 108
Jerk - 160
Deadlift - 260
Power Clean - 168
Forum: Fitness 11-13-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,043
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: Back Squat Bigger Than Deadlift??

Thanks. I guess I have to start some kind of DL strength program?


Does anyone know why we don't SDL in CF? It seems like every time I pick something up in real lift it resembles a SDL more than...
Forum: Fitness 11-13-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,043
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: Back Squat Bigger Than Deadlift??

I power clean often - I don't think I'm deficient there. My PR now is 168
Forum: Fitness 11-13-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,043
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: Back Squat Bigger Than Deadlift??

Thanks for your input, everyone!

I use a double overhand grip as long as I can when I deadlift. I only mix it when it starts to get so heavy that it slips out of my hands.

I low Bar back squat...
Forum: Fitness 11-12-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,043
Posted By Allison Bishop
Back Squat Bigger Than Deadlift??

My back Squat is officially higher than my deadlift.

Back Squat 260 - Pretty
Deadlift 255 - UGLY

I deadlift as frequently as I back Squat. I can stand the weight up pretty easily but around 225#...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-12-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

103# Press

6 Muscle-Ups in a Row with full turn out at the bottom and lockout at the top

21 Unbroken HSPUs easily. Head touching the floor completely.

RX'd Nasty Girs in 10minutes. Will be...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-30-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

CFFB WOD:

Every minute on the minute for 15 minutes do
2 Power Snatches with 85% of you 1RM

5 pull-up penalty at the end of the WOD for any missed rounds.

My 1RM squat snatch is 103 so I used 85#...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 52,890
Posted By Allison Bishop
Big Wall Timer Clock

I'm looking for one of those big digital timers for my gym.

Anyone know where I can get one???
:thanx:
Forum: Workout Logs 07-03-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

UG! Almost never and it shows.

I stop early because I don't want to hurt myself. As soon as my back starts rounding I tap out.

I think I should go take a look at the Bainbridges log and start...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-29-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Back Squat - 240
Press - 95
Deadlift - 255

10# PR in the Squat but I had at least 5 more pounds in me for sure

Stuck at 95 on that stinkin' press. :ranting2:

10# PR on the dead. It wasn't pretty....
Forum: Workout Logs 06-26-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Yeah I've been slacking... here. Life at the gym has been so busy that I barely have time for anything else. I usually post my times to comments from my blackberry in between classes.

It's...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-20-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

4 Rounds -

400m Run
50 Squats

13:03

My legs felt like bricks. Usually I can do all the squats fast and unbroken.. not this time!

I'm doing Diane in a bit
Forum: Workout Logs 05-17-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

We're in NYC for the weekend. I'm taking Brendan to check out CrossFit South Brooklyn. We're taking a little break for the weekend from training.

It was Brendan's Birthday on Friday and I baked a...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-13-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Power Cleans 7 x 1:

128
132
138
142
142
138
138
Forum: Workout Logs 05-06-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 304,464
Posted By Allison Bishop
Re: AllisonNYC

Push Jerk

135
145
150
155 PR by 5
155f
145
145
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