CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > Search Forums
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 25 of 215
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Matthew Vassallo
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,850
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Question about Hi-Temp 10# Bumpers

they will survive gentle drops but a couple overhead dumps or launches from say, doing fran or some other stupid crap and they will start to wear out

use a women's bar or youth bar with larger...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

I used to be much more into crossfit before :

1) in order to be an elite crossfitter you had to wear vibrams i mean innov8's i mean new balances's i mean now reeboks

2) there was a crossfit...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

I strictly do the olympic lifts now at a crossfit affiliate, and am part of the weightlifting program at the gym.

once in a while people have a good post on this forum, and well, trolling forums is...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

it just seems like you guys don't care. at all. that's cool. it's why i don't do crossfit any more. but injuries don't need to happen to people because they are coached incorrectly.
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

never mind i guess

you guys are so quick to ***** and moan and scream and cry when something like this happens:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiXkaJL6NsI ( wfs )

now imagine if this is how...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,250
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Good (short) answer to the question "But where's the cardio?" with new clients??

"so let me get this straight. i have a fat out of shape person telling a shredded in shape person that their method is incorrect and is missing something?"

i have said this numerous times
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

the idea of finding reputable boxes to train at while out of town is one thing, yes. Another isbeing able to recommend out of state friends to specific affiliates.

I would rather give my money to...
Forum: Exercises 01-12-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,169
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: clean and jerk

when i lift from the floor my hips try not to move, it's 99% knees getting back
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

GENPOP isn't smart enough to realize bad form is bad.

GENPOP doesn't sit on the internet looking up the lifts and how to improve them, crossfitters do.

GENPOP pays the bills for the most part, and...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 01-12-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,253
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
has an affiliate ever been revoked for sucking?

I was wondering if there have ever been any affiliates that HQ has removed their association with or given a cease and desist because of blatant disregard for form, safety, methodologies, or...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-11-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,530
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: No heads up before another $1000 affiliate fee hike!?

this is why i ditched crossfit and only do weightlifting now. the business model is, well, a bunch of ******** suits running things now.
Forum: Exercises 01-11-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,606
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Seeking “tricks” to stop the arm pulling

lol make the weight heavy enough to where your little pansy arms can't do it! that's how it worked for me ( i has pansy arms)
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-11-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Last Rep Of The Night

54 @ 45 is ridiculous!
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-11-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: C&J Check

I asked him if he's still there and will try and get back to you. That place is awesome.
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-11-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: C&J Check

yes hahahhahahaha


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWFNxhIxtfU
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-11-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: C&J Check

HEY! I know that gym! Adam Wehman lifts there. Find him for help, he's awesome
Forum: Nutrition 01-06-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 33,130
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: which protein powder?

progenex : crossfit :: muscle milk : globogym


my top 3

1.pepto pro ( but expensive)
2. nitrean ( best taste, mixes wonderful, kind of expensive sometimes )
3. rxwhey.com (wfs) 's pro blend...
Forum: Nutrition 01-06-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 65,611
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Progenex??

Why not just do a combo of like, nitrean and pepto pro, or something from rxwhey who have ridiculously good prices?

chris mason can probably vouch for pepto pro, and obviously he will support...
Forum: Nutrition 01-06-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,242
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Starbucks - Coconut Milk

Sorry but i'm a bigtime espresso dork. I rarley drink pressed coffee of any kind, although turkish coffee is pretty good once in a while, but they prepare it with a ton of sugar, so it's a total...
Forum: Nutrition 01-06-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,467
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Advice on good nutritional start of newborn

I've said this exact thing to my girlfriend's family. they didn't like it, but my gf and i are slim.
Forum: Nutrition 12-28-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 33,130
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Forum: Exercises 12-28-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,176
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: wright hd bar/plate package vs pendlay hd bar/plate package

the wright bar feels as if it has a coarser knurling. it will really shred your shin if you accidently forget to get them out of the way on a clean or a snatch.

the wright bar also FEELS stiffer...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-26-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: 75kg snatch vid

thank you, yes, i'm working on the knees. i was concentrating on the scoop to pull the bar into me before my second pull so that the bar doesnt slam into my hip as bad to cause bruises... hard to...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-25-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
75kg snatch vid

technique improving has helped me become more consistent with heavier weights, that's the truth. on days when i miss, i'm remembering to go down to raelly light weight and drill technique.

things...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-25-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,678
Posted By Matthew Vassallo
Re: Snatch Form check please!

i prefer his latest videos, he just needs to finish his second pull a little harder.

i do exactly that, a big hip pop and a big second pull. i don't jump at all actively, but with the knees...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 215

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.