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Forum: Equipment 06-27-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,062
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: AGAIN FASTER up to the same old stuff.. avoid these guys

you and me both Doc! since I posted we now have another #25 delaminate
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,062
Posted By robin finlayson
AGAIN FASTER up to the same old stuff.. avoid these guys

so just to let you know... yes I am in Canada and yes the again faster up here did go bankrupt.

we did a large purchase order from AF for bars and plates. we were very happy with the black bars...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-28-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 18,268
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Honor system for retail

we have a shop sheet at the front. we ask clients not to yell to the coaches what they are taking rather write it down. we enter it each day and process purchases. Big thing is to regularity do...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: need input on the nano 3.0

thanks man! just what I was looking for!

All the best
Robin
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: need input on the nano 3.0

any one have thoughts???
Forum: Fitness 11-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,028
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Wife needs help learning exercises

plus 1 on the above!!!

I have experience coaching family and it is really difficult for sure. I would watch videos and go through the warm ups together. give her space and allow her to play with...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,297
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Question/comment for Rogue

Drew
I feel your pain man!!! anything ordered from the USA gives us canadians a pain with the duty costs. only positive I can say is that Rogue takes care of the Duty so that UPS does not come at...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,590
Posted By robin finlayson
need input on the nano 3.0

Hey all looking for your input
I have alot of foot pain due to arthritis in the large joint of each big toe (ugh)
I use to use the vibrum 5 finger but changes once my arthritis got worse. I now use...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,926
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Companies that Offer Discounts to Trainers

can you let us know the promotional codes? I called Reebok and they were not aware of any offer.
Forum: Starting 11-08-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,719
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Following a W.O.D.

alot of boxes post their WODs on line and have them scaled (low med hi) for just such reasons. I use to follow the site WOD all the time but the last 2 years I have been going to sites where they...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,420
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Looking for a rower

we use a water rower at work. alot of ppl love them. I like the C2 better
Forum: Fitness 11-07-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,918
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: OH Squats

at 6 foot I go just inside of collar to collar. try that grip with a dowel. get into a full squat position and find your balance point to where you can sit comfortably. Have a spotter view you from...
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,237
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Arthritis from intense workouts?

I have been battling Arthritis for a few years now, primarily in my feet. I have difficulty with lunges and pushing off the rear foot. I have also noticed in the last 2 years I have been getting...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-21-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,693
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Key Card Access

there is a box in Baltimore and one in Ontario that is doing this... pretty interesting idea for sure.

24 hour access is a great idea but I dont think it should totally replace working out with a...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-08-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,918
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Flooring for a gym

has anyone used that poured recycled tire flooring?

thoughts?
Forum: Nutrition 12-18-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,896
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: I need advice from a parent

I have 2 kids (ages 4 and 7) and it is diffiuclt to get them to eat every day... we use to do the 3 bite rule but found they were just eating the 3 bites (with lots of fighting). I follow the ABS...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,222
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Ring Strap Ideas

I made my own rings as well and bought the tie down straps from the hardware store (pull style not ratchet). They seem to work very well and leave no brusing.
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: some rings I had made up for my garage

sorry for the late responce...
the rings are made of 3/8 plywood in the center with birch (or maple) hard stock on either side. we had 3 sets made up for under 100. I bought some screw in eyelets...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,360
Posted By robin finlayson
some rings I had made up for my garage

Just thought I would post a pic of some rings I had made up... it is 3 layers of ply glued with corssing grains. they were then cut, routered and sanded... they feel great!

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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-26-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: needing insurance for Canadian affiliation.. no luck so far

thanks so much for your help!! I ended up talking to Eldstrom insurance and they contacted SportCan... initially the quote was 1500 but we were able to get it down to 625 for 2 trainers... 2 more...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-19-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By robin finlayson
needing insurance for Canadian affiliation.. no luck so far

Ok folks I am getting really frustrated here... I am in Saskatchewan, Canada and looking for insurance to meet the requirements for affiliation. I am in a small town and I am not looking to make big...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: dimensions of PowerMax Squat Stands

thanks so much Jon for the help on that!
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By robin finlayson
dimensions of PowerMax Squat Stands

I am in Canada and can not order the PowerMax Squat Stands. would someone be willing to send me the dimensions of the stand so I can weld some up? included in the dimension could you tell me the...
Forum: Fitness 10-12-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By robin finlayson
muted hamstring

I remember reading a crossfit article on muted hamstring. I am working out with a fellow who is having one hell of a time getting the squat without his heels lifting. I think this article might...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-02-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,841
Posted By robin finlayson
Re: Insurance in Canada

can you let us know which co. you went through and possible a contact name... is that insurance for a facility or personal liability?
Congrats Man!
robin
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