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Old 12-11-2003, 05:22 PM   #1
Dave Campbell
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I'll be switching offices with a colleague in the next few weeks. As I was checking out the new digs, I couldn't help but notice a steel beam going across the ceiling. This guy is talking about internet connections & changing my phone number; I'm thinking about hanging some rings.
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Old 12-11-2003, 06:14 PM   #2
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Nice Dave!
I'll continue the "You Know You're a Crossfitter When...."

You know you're a Crossfitter when you pick your cubicle at work because of it's hand-stand practice potential.
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Old 01-09-2004, 06:33 AM   #3
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You keep a door gym chinning bar in your desk at work.
You do Tabata Grocery Shopping (It is best to go late at nite)
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Old 01-09-2004, 09:50 AM   #4
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When grabbing something sort of heavy of a high shelf(i.e. a box full of nails) You hold your arms locked and do overhead squats.

Or, when you have to pick up something real heavy at work and deadlift it a few times before taking it where it needs to go.

Even though your starting system in your manual tranny equipped vehicle is working fine, you push start it anyway.
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Old 01-09-2004, 03:47 PM   #5
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You go to buy a swiss ball, and the salesperson goes into their spiel about the comfortable feel of the rubber and how easy it is on your back for doing crunches, and you interupt them and ask...
"Ya...but how much will it weigh when I fill it full of sand?"

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Old 01-09-2004, 11:54 PM   #6
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You guys are killing me!!! Great stuff!
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Old 01-10-2004, 06:47 AM   #7
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Oh yeah: When you carry your shopping cart instead of pushing it.(or just using several carry baskets)
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Old 01-10-2004, 07:21 AM   #8
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You might be a Crossfitter if.........

You take your kids to the park so you can climb the swingset chains, perform L-seat pull-ups on the monkey bars, and various gymnastic exercises on the rings/bars.

Everytime you go to Lowe's/Home Depot, you are looking for the exercise potential of equipment rather than stuff for your home (my wife hates that one).

People look at you like your some kind of freak when you do the WOD.

You believe that the metallic/blood taste in your mouth after the WOD is a GOOD THING.

You fill every basketball in your house up with sand.

The Police were called to investigate loud grunts and yells coming from your garage/basement.

The majority of the books you read and own pertain to nutrition/fitness.

The people on Crossfit's discussion forum are the people who you relate to most, and understand you best.

You believe weight belts, gloves, grip straps and other ergogenic aids are for sissies.

You challenge all bodybuilders to keep up with you, or "Try this".

Your significant other is really digging your goods since you started the WOD!

If anyone mentions anything about fitness, health, or nutrition you direct them to go to www.crossfit.com

Dave

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Old 01-10-2004, 03:20 PM   #9
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Heres THE big one: You know you're a crossfitter when you are OPEN MINDED.

It is proven to me that doing any strange, "unorthodox" work truly builds character. David, your fourth statement there is the biggest for me. When I do WOD, I feel like Im the only one working out. It seems like Im doing a performance for others rather than just doing my own thing. Anyone else get that feeling? I know what everyone is thinking when I do dumbell swings or 1 arm snatches: "What does that build?"

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Old 01-11-2004, 09:18 AM   #10
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Roy,
I feel the same way. When I did "Helen" the other day (indoor gym because it was -35C outside), a group of guys playing basketball stopped and stared as I huffed, puffed and spit/swore my way through the KB swings! Hillarious!
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