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Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,884
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Glenn rules. Every time I have ordered anything...

Glenn rules. Every time I have ordered anything from him he has gone the extra mile. I wish all suppliers could live up to his standards.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,127
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
eBay, I keep a search running for them. They...

eBay, I keep a search running for them. They only last a season or so, but periodically they seem to go on sale. (Retro Tennies, that is.)

It was an unexpected benefit for me, I just like them...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,127
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
good grief "Those aren't shoes! They're just...

good grief

"Those aren't shoes! They're just pieces of rubber that prevent your feet from coming into contact with the surfaces you walk upon!! Where are the $120 Shox that we demand in your...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,878
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
One other thing I forgot to mention -- Glenn...

One other thing I forgot to mention -- Glenn Pendlay's bumper sets are, I believe, sourced from Hi-Temp. You might want to try contacting him, both as an alternate supplier, and for information...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,878
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Taking 4 weeks to fill an order is not cool at...

Taking 4 weeks to fill an order is not cool at all, and does not match my experience with Hi-Temp. If the plates have not yet shipped after 4 weeks, I would suggest that you place a hold on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,205
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
If you have wide or flat feet, get a pair of the...

If you have wide or flat feet, get a pair of the Do-Win or VS Athletics (which seem to be sourced from Do-Win anyhow) shoes. I had a pair of Adidas Equipment shoes which I sold on eBay, too narrow...
Forum: Injuries 12-28-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,666
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
pronator and extensor exercises might help: ...

pronator and extensor exercises might help:

http://www.nicros.com/New%20Training%20Center/elbow_training.shtml

http://www.pamf.org/sports/king/wrist.html

I built a custom pronation exerciser...
Forum: Testimonials 12-19-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,932
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Good job Karl! Everyone doing Crossfit ought to...

Good job Karl! Everyone doing Crossfit ought to aim for a bodyweight clean at least. It is a milestone similar to a muscle-up in terms of mastering your body's potential for explosive power.
...
Forum: Exercises 12-18-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,511
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Stiff-legged deadlifts are great! I totally...

Stiff-legged deadlifts are great! I totally forgot about those. I used to *always* do SLDL's after any squat set. I should resume that habit, it was a good one. I was more flexible in my...
Forum: Fitness 12-16-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,194
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
That man is a powerhouse. I'm going to start...

That man is a powerhouse. I'm going to start incorporating his explosive, clap-behind-the-back pushups into any WODs that require pushups, maybe I'll just add them to my warmups. They seem like an...
Forum: Exercises 12-15-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,511
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Glute-ham raises will power up your butt and...

Glute-ham raises will power up your butt and hams.

Good Mornings will also help with the transition.

Snatch-grip or box deadlifts will help prevent you from getting stuck off the ground.

GHD...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,440
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
I have one of Glenn's bars (a Men's Bar) and now...

I have one of Glenn's bars (a Men's Bar) and now my wife has a Junior Bar. We are extremely happy with ours, and I have not lifted on as nice a bar since I was at Cornell using the old York oly...
Forum: Nutrition 12-13-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,169
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
And there you have it -- what our bodies are (in...

And there you have it -- what our bodies are (in most cases, and subject to wide intra-species variation within humanity) best adapted to eat is not necessarily what is best for our contemporary...
Forum: Fitness 12-13-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,755
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Agreed with Brian above... I find it useful to...

Agreed with Brian above... I find it useful to start from the CFWU template (an aerobic interval to get blood flowing, then a hip flexor stretch, overhead squat, situps, hypers, pullups, and dips)...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,719
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
only if you're not doing Olympic lifts with any...

only if you're not doing Olympic lifts with any significant weights. if you're clean and jerking or snatching real weights, get a real bar -- Pendlay or Chapman or York, or maybe Gill if you don't...
Forum: Exercises 11-25-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,315
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
The reggae music in the vids is the best! THat...

The reggae music in the vids is the best! THat is exactly what I need to keep the intensity down while working recruitment.

Spend yesterday buying, cutting, loading, unloading, fitting,...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,891
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
My impression of the Smartvest construction is...

My impression of the Smartvest construction is that the waist belt bears much of the load -- little of the load itself it rests on my traps, which is nice. I would guess that this is the reason...
Forum: Injuries 11-19-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
If it happens again or becomes chronic, see a...

If it happens again or becomes chronic, see a PT.

If not -- you win -- congratulations :-)
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,891
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Check out the Smartvest. I picked one up on the...

Check out the Smartvest. I picked one up on the advice of another xfitter and it is terrific. Fits like a wetsuit with additional compression around the waist. A wetsuit that happens to be made of...
Forum: Starting 11-13-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,494
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Burgener WU: builds skills and loosens shoulders...

Burgener WU: builds skills and loosens shoulders too. If you want to snatch well, I'd suggest it.

Try throwing in some muscle-ups and maybe kip-ups.

Work on your HSPUs instead of always doing...
Forum: Injuries 11-13-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
rotator cuff (probably infraspinatus) go see a...

rotator cuff (probably infraspinatus)

go see a PT. probably teacup-pouring for you.

Get well soon, send hard after you recover.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
ps. keep the rubber side down :-)

ps. keep the rubber side down :-)
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,488
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
Pimp ride, and an amazing price on it. Nice...

Pimp ride, and an amazing price on it. Nice bullhorn bars, too.
Forum: Nutrition 11-03-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,947
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
http://www.arthurdevany.com/archives/2006/10/more_...

http://www.arthurdevany.com/archives/2006/10/more_against_gr.html

Might want to reconsider...

That said, seeing as to how my wife and I occasionally use bread as a condiment, there is a loaf of...
Forum: Testimonials 11-03-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Tim Triche, Jr.
That is a mighty, mighty performance. Bad ! ...

That is a mighty, mighty performance. Bad !

I think I have a new goal for myself. BWT press and 250% BWT deadlift. It's not too far off, now that I have some motivation...

Hoisting 100kg+...
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