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Re: The couch thread

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:11 pm

First, off, Madison is an awesome location. Second, the Crossfit games have moved distinctly into the top tier niche 'strength sport'. There are more competitors in the Crossfit open in one year than their are Powerlifting competitors in a decade worth of meets for all federation.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:12 pm

Plus, men and womens winners get a big purse, and it's the same amount of money, plus endorsement deals

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Re: The couch thread

Post by riotboo » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:56 am

Steal me one of those Treks, Shaf. size 15"

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Re: The couch thread

Post by nafod » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:02 pm

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:11 pm
First, off, Madison is an awesome location. Second, the Crossfit games have moved distinctly into the top tier niche 'strength sport'. There are more competitors in the Crossfit open in one year than their are Powerlifting competitors in a decade worth of meets for all federation.
I bet pound for pound there are more (of) powerlifters.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:39 pm

Crossfit wins pec tears by a mile though

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:15 pm

I will say that watching the women race bikes was kind of painful.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Jay » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:12 am

The painful realization that this thread died a slow death, we fought the good fight, and when Shaf defends the @fit, we know we have assimilated into the world.

Arrivederci to the soldiers. Salute yourselves.

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Re: The couch thread

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Re: The couch thread

Post by dead man walking » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:49 pm

Jay wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:12 am
The painful realization that this thread died a slow death, we fought the good fight, and when Shaf defends the @fit, we know we have assimilated into the world.

Arrivederci to the soldiers. Salute yourselves.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by j-cubed » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:52 am

Is @fit getting fewer narcissist women?
A CROSSFIT trainer has been accused of treating his female clients “like pieces of meat” after filming their backsides during a workout session and uploading the video to Instagram.

Tom Tomlo videoed a morning strength session — which featured three clients wearing black stretch pants and were bent over with their backsides in the air.

The offensive Instagram video was spotted by a female client from the same gym
He overlaid it with “peach” emojis and captions including “dayum” and “humpday” and posted it to the Blue Ridge CrossFit Instagram account last Friday.

A female member who saw the Instagram story took screen grabs and posted them to the North Carolina gym’s Facebook page, writing: “This is not okay.”

Tomlo initially posted a furious, expletive-filled Facebook rant at the woman, accusing her of taking the images out of context.

He wrote: “It has been brought to my attention that some people chose to get butt hurt today and make a public post in this group also some other bulls*** in private.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5360643/c ... ients-gym/

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Re: The couch thread

Post by DrDonkeyLove » Sat May 26, 2018 7:07 pm

Ths is humorous. Neighbors consider local box a nuisance. SoCal public hearing scheduled.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Cave Canem » Sun May 27, 2018 12:59 am

You forgot the link; http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/05/ ... -nuisance/

This is not a new story. It happened in Brooklyn. The "box" eventually moved after giving the neighbors a lot of static. And on Long Beach, Long Island, NY, where they were involved in a court case when the "box" got wiped out by Hurricane Sandy and never rebuilt. The one thing that is consistent is the entitlement the gym members assume and their total disregard for their neighbors. There doesn't seem to be any willingness to compromise.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by SubClaw » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:13 pm

Russian Crossfit:

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Re: The couch thread

Post by j-cubed » Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:27 am

Michigan crossfit gym owner arrested for having hidden camera

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/hid ... ossfit-gym
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police are investigating a CrossFit gym in Clinton Township after a woman found a camera in the bathroom.

A Clinton Township law enforcement officer was also working out at Switch CrossFit on April 12 when he saw a camera in the changing room, police said.

The camera the woman saw was hanging from a string, and she saw it being pulled up through a cutaway ceiling tile, the woman said.

Police have issued a felony warrant for Matthew James Krakowski, 34, of Casco Township, Mich., He is charged with capturing and distributing images of an unclothed person, with is a five-year felony.

Clinton Township police investigated the incident and seized electronic equipment in connection with the case. Officials will bring the evidence to the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office on Thursday.

Officials said Krakowski is expected to turn himself in.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Schlegel » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:01 pm

Should've used a one way mirror like the karate guy out this way did few years ago. Commited seppuku (literally) after it was discovered. Hell, i guess that was 20 years ago now.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Sangoma » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:37 am

Nice mix of cool and idiotic.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:18 pm

Russell Berger getting canned makes the news:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/ ... -pride-sin

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Re: The couch thread

Post by DrDonkeyLove » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:26 pm

Grandpa's Spells wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:18 pm
Russell Berger getting canned makes the news:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/ ... -pride-sin
This story took a turn I didn't expect. Apparently a Christian pastor from Alabama can be fired from Crossfit for advocating the beliefs you'd expect from a Christian pastor from Alabama. It flipped from LGBT&etc. intolerance to Christian intolerance. Fired on X of X-fit.

It's rational if Glassman fired him for appearing to make the tweet under the auspices of Crossfit.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by JimZipCode » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:56 pm

DrDonkeyLove wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:26 pm
It's rational if Glassman fired him for appearing to make the tweet under the auspices of Crossfit.
My wife made the point that there's no telling how many Xfit male clients are gays sculpting perfect abs.

I always thought the Xfit vibe seemed too "bro-y" to be significantly LGBXYZ. But maybe I'm overlooking what's been right in front of my face on Andro Fridays.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:47 pm

So a pastor's comfortable working with a guy with Couch's history (with his ex-wife and female employees), but celebrating pride week is a bridge too far?
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Re: The couch thread

Post by DrDonkeyLove » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:49 pm

Turdacious wrote:
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So a pastor's comfortable working with a guy with Couch's history (with his ex-wife and female employees), but celebrating pride week is a bridge too far?
Gay stuff seems to set some Christians off more than other sins that are equally condemned in the Bible. I don't really get it.

Regardless, it's fun to see the Trump of the fitness world stirring shit up again.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by syaigh » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:30 pm

Except, do you all remember those "Russells" talks that they were doing for a while and one of them had a massive porn stache and we thought they were gay lovers and it was about to become a porno? Its somewhere in the dusty previous pages. Its all weird. And he's always been a total suck-up yes boy to Glassman. Seems kind of odd and fishy and I think they are all actors in some sort of live drama whose plot line is basically make Glassman richer.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Sangoma » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:22 am

“I was sinful at birth, filled with sin from the time my mother conceived me” (Psalm 51:5).
“There is no one righteous, not even one . . . there is no one who does good, not even one” (Psalm 14:1–3).
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).
“The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately corrupt” (Jeremiah 17:9).

So. According to the Book, never mind your what your intentions are you are doomed and going to burn in the eternal fire in Hell anyway. My Muslim friend tells me there are three kinds of hell, according to the temperature of the flame; the black one apparently is the hottest. Notwithstanding, religious warrior morons of all denominations who feel they have the right to judge can go and fuck themselves.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:38 am

Sangoma wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:22 am
“I was sinful at birth, filled with sin from the time my mother conceived me” (Psalm 51:5).
“There is no one righteous, not even one . . . there is no one who does good, not even one” (Psalm 14:1–3).
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).
“The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately corrupt” (Jeremiah 17:9).

So. According to the Book, never mind your what your intentions are you are doomed and going to burn in the eternal fire in Hell anyway. My Muslim friend tells me there are three kinds of hell, according to the temperature of the flame; the black one apparently is the hottest. Notwithstanding, religious warrior morons of all denominations who feel they have the right to judge can go and fuck themselves.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by SubClaw » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:51 am

JimZipCode wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:56 pm
But maybe I'm overlooking what's been right in front of my face on Andro Fridays.
Oh, man... I fucking miss those.

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