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Forum: Community 07-21-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,518
Posted By Marlon Thompson
CF Games Music Playlist

The music from the CF Games was intensely outstanding! It had something for everyone. Everyone was nodding and stomping to the beat as they cheered on the athletes. Really added to the festive feel...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,651
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Rogue Rocks

I'd like to add my voice of support to the guys at Rogue. I ordered a wooden plyo box that had a defect. They responsded immediately to my concern, and offered me an extraordinary sweet deal on my...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,052
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

It's been a long work in progress. Some tweaking still left to do. I'd love to add (if I had the space, a Versaclimber and CrossTrainer. I'd also like the homemade wooden style plyo boxes. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,052
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Crazy or Commited: What CF did to my garage.

Bryant, love your garage gym. It look like a professional studio.

Take a look at mine. http://picasaweb.google.com/marlonraven1961/TempleOfTheCrossFitDISCIPLES
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-09-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,932
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Invictus WOD

Ali, nothing to be sorry about. We were all newbies at some point. I've been CrossFitting for over 7 years, and Pukie still sits on my back during WOD's. SDHP stands for Sumo Deadlift High Pull. ...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-08-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,932
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Invictus WOD

We perform the run portion of Invictus on a marked football field, and score it to the nearest yard. The field is artificial turf, so "eyeballing" the number is quick.

We've also done it on a...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-07-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,932
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Invictus WOD

If you feel the desire for something new and intense, try one of my favorite WODs from the CrossFit Disciples.....Invictus:

INVICTUS
Full Tabata format (8 rounds each) with 1 minute rest between...
Forum: Exercises 07-10-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,144
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Wrist Inflexibility RX

George and Ben,

Thanks for the advice. Looks like a have tighter shoulders than my wrists. Born with proportionally large shoulders (5'10" tall, 195 lbs.,and wear a size 51 suit). Great for...
Forum: Exercises 07-09-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,144
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Wrist Inflexibility RX

I have seriously inflexible wrists which makes it very difficult for me to properly rack the bar. Has anyone experienced the same situation? Does anyone have a program or methodology for increasing...
Forum: Community 07-01-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,938
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: CrossFitters 40+ Years of Age

My dad is 75 and has been CrossFitting off/on for 6 years. He's has been active all his life, and a gym rat to this day. He's routinely up at 4 am (guess no need to sleep at his age), and hits the...
Forum: Community 06-25-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,938
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: CrossFitters 40+ Years of Age

Looks like we have some good company in the "Masters" category. Hope everyone keeps posting their progress. Given the likely growth of CrossFit, and the CrossFit games, it's only natural that at...
Forum: Community 06-24-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,938
Posted By Marlon Thompson
CrossFitters 40+ Years of Age

I've been CrossFitting for some time now (6 years), and am very pleased with my progress. I'm now 46 now (will be 47 in September), and was wondering how many other 40+ CrossFitters there were in...
Forum: Fitness 06-24-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,078
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: CFJ Quick Reference Guide

Very useful. Thanks brother.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-24-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: moving to san diego

I'd also recommend the crew at CF San Diego. They're a first class facility, and a great group of people. Good luck in San Diego
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 05-24-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,854
Posted By Marlon Thompson
CrossFitters in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Area

Are there any CrossFitters in the Palos Verdes Peninsula area in CA? I've been crossfitting for 7 years, and have a well equipped gym at home. Workout partners welcomed.

Marlon
Forum: Community 01-03-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,026
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Anyone hiked Mt. Whitney

I made the Whitney summit in 2006 taking the much longer (6 day) back country route. It's much more challenging and beautiful. We summited, traversed the crest, and came down the "tourist" side.

I...
Forum: Community 10-26-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,445
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: CrossFit Masters and Seniors

Andy, I actually feel that my numbers should be better given the time involved in CrossFit. I need work on my Oly technique. Haven't spent much time on it. It requires another set of eyes, and...
Forum: Community 10-25-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,445
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: CrossFit Masters and Seniors

Glad to hear of so much growing athletic ability from my fellow "masters age" CrossFitters. I too have experienced tremendous change in my performance since beginning CrossFit. I was a standard gym...
Forum: Community 10-18-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,445
Posted By Marlon Thompson
CrossFit Masters and Seniors

I'm 46 and been CrossFitting for 5+ years. Are there any other 40-somethings CrossFitters out there? What has been your experience in the system.

In addition, my dad (now 74) has been...
Forum: Community 10-05-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,505
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Re: Age of Crossfitters

46 years. Been Cross-Fitting for 5 years.
Forum: Competitions 08-07-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,421
Posted By Marlon Thompson
I've been following the videos from segments of...

I've been following the videos from segments of the CrossFit Games. Awesome work by all of the participants. A recent video showed the top three male participants. I expect that a similar video...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,746
Posted By Marlon Thompson
I started building my CF home gym over 4 years...

I started building my CF home gym over 4 years ago. Although my gym is fully loaded with gear, I found that you can do far more with less equipment. The beauty of CrossFit is that it's not the gear...
Forum: Competitions 07-03-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,709
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Brandon, I didn't make the games but was very...

Brandon, I didn't make the games but was very interested in it. What was the format, and events?
Forum: Fitness 04-28-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,125
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Used to be a "McGym" member for many years until...

Used to be a "McGym" member for many years until I found CrossFit 5 years ago. Since then, built my own (mostly complete) home CrossFit style gym....
Forum: Community 04-12-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,923
Posted By Marlon Thompson
Can you imagine how incredible an athlete, or for...

Can you imagine how incredible an athlete, or for that matter, anyone of the general population can achieve if the CrossFit method were a part of his/her physical development from birth. The...
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