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Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 01-25-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,005
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Smile Re: CrossFit Victoria, Australia?

Alicia, give us a call on (03) 9417 4907.

Two trainers are currently Level 1 CF - we will be attending Level 2 in Feb. All other trainers will be attending the Level 1 in Feb also.

Don't...
Forum: Testimonials 06-27-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,875
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Aim high! 21 is your goal. :o)

Aim high!
21 is your goal. :o)
Forum: Testimonials 06-27-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,393
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Before I started CrossFit training I didn't even...

Before I started CrossFit training I didn't even know what a thruster was!
The first time I tried Fran - scaled to 35kg - I almost died and it took me about 25 minutes.
Kipping pull-ups were...
Forum: Community 06-14-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By Adam Stanecki
You guys rock. Adding CF Boston to the...

You guys rock.

Adding CF Boston to the growing lists of affiliates I have to visit.

Any thoughts on accommodation and travel?

Thanks, Adam.
Forum: Community 06-12-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Thanks all for your invaluable input. I'll...

Thanks all for your invaluable input.
I'll probably end up scheduling my trip by the training timetables of the affiliates that I can visit.
I'm going to have to plot everyone out on a map. ...
Forum: Community 06-11-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Hey Becca, I will definitely be aiming to visit...

Hey Becca, I will definitely be aiming to visit Petranek Fitness. I will be training as much as I can before I drive my wife insane (although she has the fitness bug now so she may come along).
...
Forum: Community 06-11-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,759
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Hi all, My wife and I are heading to the...

Hi all,

My wife and I are heading to the USA in August for a 4 week holiday (including me attending certification in Valencia).

Our whirlwind trip will see us visit LA, Las Vegas, Boston,...
Forum: Starting 05-15-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Practice the basics: pull-ups, deadlifts, squats,...

Practice the basics: pull-ups, deadlifts, squats, pushup, handstands etc.

If you still have enough energy after a WOD you can probably go harder!
Forum: Starting 05-15-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,599
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Sounds like you'll have quite the setup. Train...

Sounds like you'll have quite the setup. Train hard!
Forum: Starting 05-15-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,504
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Ash, I've heard stories about Andrew's coffee. ...

Ash, I've heard stories about Andrew's coffee. Just be careful now.

Keep us all in the loop regarding you affiliation.
Forum: Digital Coaching 05-14-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,416
Posted By Adam Stanecki
So, what happened? I agree with Matt's...

So, what happened?

I agree with Matt's diagnosis. I don't think it's got anything to do with the hamstrings. I see tight ITB in a lot of my clients and they loose form at the bottom of the...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-14-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,850
Posted By Adam Stanecki
I'm a software developer (in a previous life) so...

I'm a software developer (in a previous life) so I'm lucky to have a little savvy in the area of websites...anyway I use Blogger and love it. You can modify it's look and feel with a little bit of...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-14-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,841
Posted By Adam Stanecki
I started by working at a commercial gym and...

I started by working at a commercial gym and paying rental to use the facilities. I built my client base that way. Then I started outdoor classes. Now, I have employed a few trainers and am using...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-14-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,822
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Read the E-Myth books by Michael Gerber and visit...

Read the E-Myth books by Michael Gerber and visit the website.
"The Beermat Entrepreneur" (a UK publication) is great too.
Forum: Exercises 05-14-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By Adam Stanecki
It's hard to tell without seeing you perform the...

It's hard to tell without seeing you perform the movement.

Are we talking back, front, overhead or air squats? Or all of the above?

The squat does put more load on the quads than the...
Forum: Exercises 05-14-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,489
Posted By Adam Stanecki
The hook grip should make the bar feel more...

The hook grip should make the bar feel more secure. It's uncomfortable at first but you'll get used to it quickly.
Forum: Exercises 05-14-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,631
Posted By Adam Stanecki
If you are lifting too light and putting in too...

If you are lifting too light and putting in too much effort you may be launching the bar so high that it thuds back down simply due to gravity.
Forum: Exercises 05-14-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,758
Posted By Adam Stanecki
I'd highly recommend finding someone to teach you...

I'd highly recommend finding someone to teach you to punch correctly. More people than not punch incorrectly and this is the cause of a lot of unnecessary pain and injury.
Forum: Fitness 05-11-2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,048
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Negatives at high intensity are thought to be...

Negatives at high intensity are thought to be associated with rhabdo. Keep that in mind.
Forum: Exercises 05-10-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,767
Posted By Adam Stanecki
I just spent two hours in the gym having my...

I just spent two hours in the gym having my snatch and clean ripped apart and put back together. At 30, I'm glad I discovered the o-lifts now and not any later in my life. My coach even talked...
Forum: Fitness 03-03-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,622
Posted By Adam Stanecki
I group pull-ups in my 5 fundamental exercises...

I group pull-ups in my 5 fundamental exercises along with pushups, squats, lunges & situps. All of my clients learn the biomechanics of these exercises before progressing to other more involved...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-14-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,330
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Matt, Welcome aboard, it's great to see...

Matt,

Welcome aboard, it's great to see another BJJ player spreading CF in Australia. Best of luck.

Cheers, Adam.

PS I have linked to your site already.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,733
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Hi All, I am aware that this topic has...

Hi All,

I am aware that this topic has been touched on in the past. I've searched for and read through previous posts however I am hoping there might be a little more insight available.

I...
Forum: Exercises 08-13-2006, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,118
Posted By Adam Stanecki
Thanks to everyone for their input. It is all...

Thanks to everyone for their input. It is all greatly appreciated.

BTW - I've been reading Dan's "From The Ground Up" and cannot recommend it enough.

Cheers, Adam.
Forum: Community 08-11-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,640
Posted By Adam Stanecki
They don't seem to have put a whole lot of effort...

They don't seem to have put a whole lot of effort into those symbols.
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