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by Jason Nunn
Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: The Whiskey Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 15907

Re: The Whiskey Thread

ephs wrote:i only drink german beer and jägermeister
Atta boy!
by Jason Nunn
Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts on opening a crossfit gym in germany
Replies: 45
Views: 12854

Re: Thoughts on opening a crossfit gym in germany

I'm not a fan of Crossfit for the reasons mentioned earlier. That said, the marketing they do over here in the US is fantastic. I can see where it might be beneficial to have the name of a recognized brand on your business. It's just like buying a McDonalds or other franchise (they call themselves a...
by Jason Nunn
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: broken collar bone (clavicle) rehab/ prevention
Replies: 8
Views: 5956

Re: broken collar bone (clavicle) rehab/ prevention

Good news. I AM NOT A PHYSICAL THERAPIST OR ANY OTHER SORT OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL so take this advise for what it's worth. I separated my AC joint, tore my labral cartilage, my proximal bicep tendon, and had extensive damage to my brachial plexus a few years ago (nerve damage). Bad things happen...
by Jason Nunn
Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Motivation - rejuvenating spark
Replies: 24
Views: 10297

Re: Motivation - rejuvenating spark

I second what Peter said. Find something competitive. For me, it's strongman. I know that somewhere there is some guy who is training to beat me. I train my @$$ off to not let that happen.
by Jason Nunn
Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Venturing into Coaching Beginners
Replies: 20
Views: 9423

Re: Venturing into Coaching Beginners

I do the same thing Peter does. I start with goblet squats. They actually tend to pick up those quicker than bodyweight squats. the counter balance will force them into a proper position. We then progress them with hip hinge's and into a trap bar deadlift. Also, realize that most of the kids I work ...
by Jason Nunn
Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: bodybuilders know everything
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Re: bodybuilders know everything

http://www.schwarzenegger.com/fitness/post/do-it-because-it-works-why-everything-old-is-new-again I always knew it Yup. Read an article on T-nation yesterday or day before, all about complex interactions of mTor (I think), testosterone, and as far as I know, blood sodium levels and the healing powe...
by Jason Nunn
Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The be all and end all of all training advice
Replies: 20
Views: 37904

Re: The be all and end all of all training advice

ephs wrote:is overhead press same as military or just any form of overhead shoulder presses (also sitting)?
Don't sit when you press. Or for any other exercise.
by Jason Nunn
Mon Jul 09, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Owning a weight, cleaning up form, perfect practice
Replies: 29
Views: 8896

Re: Owning a weight, cleaning up form, perfect practice

I figured I'd go ahead and weigh in on this. If my goal is to hit a 1rm, my plan looks like this: I hit as many singles, with perfect technique, as I can at 95% for week one (keep in mind I always underestimate my max) Week two: As many single as I can at 97.5%, hopefully matching week ones #'s Week...
by Jason Nunn
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Fitness chess set
Replies: 7
Views: 8929

Re: Fitness chess set

And if chess had a piece that was more powerful than the queen, stronger than the pawns, smarter than the knights and rooks, and better looking than the king, it would be a strongman competitor.
by Jason Nunn
Sat May 05, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Squats for Rats
Replies: 5
Views: 5570

Re: Squats for Rats

Thank you for providing this valuable piece of research. I think my next gym purchase will be cattle prod. I'm already visuallizing it. We could start doing rack bottom squats. We'll load up the bar and let them set up under it. We'll have HUGE squats in no time!
by Jason Nunn
Fri May 04, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tips on becoming a good (hopefully great!) instructor/PT
Replies: 35
Views: 10815

Re: Tips on becoming a good (hopefully great!) instructor/PT

I don't have a whole lot of experiance with PTonthenet, but I would highly reccomend strengthcoach.com. The membership is like $9 per month and some of the top coaches, PT's, and Chiro's post there.
by Jason Nunn
Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:46 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Random crap
Replies: 3999
Views: 564310

Re: Random crap

I'm stealing this thought but it's stuck with me since I heard/read it and adds to my fury of fads. Why doesn't anyone do Dumbbell courses? Can I become a certified Dumbbell instructor? Can I call myself a Dumbbell Specialist? Don't get me wrong, I love kettlebells and wish I had more access to the...
by Jason Nunn
Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tips on becoming a good (hopefully great!) instructor/PT
Replies: 35
Views: 10815

Re: Tips on becoming a good (hopefully great!) instructor/PT

I agree with the posts above and though I'd add these: - Get good at sales. The sooner you realize this is a sales job, the better off you'll be. - Get good at teaching the basic exercises before worrying about anything fancy. Learn to teach the squat, press, pull, and hinge. Then, learn to progress...
by Jason Nunn
Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Texas Strength - GHR/Reverse Hyper Machine (should I buy?)
Replies: 3
Views: 2777

Re: Texas Strength - GHR/Reverse Hyper Machine (should I buy

Exactly what Doc said. I've got space limitations at my gym so we just have people hook their heels under the dumbell rack and do them that way.
by Jason Nunn
Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Random crap
Replies: 3999
Views: 564310

Re: Random crap

hoosegow wrote:Not near enough randomness going on, so...

I've been pondering:

After going to the bathroom, how do blind people know when they are done wiping?
They smell it. Either that or they rub their fingers around in it to feel the texture. :pale: