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Forum: Injuries 07-31-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,109
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Dealing with knee cartilage loss

Thanks Sean. I wouldnt call the pain extreme, but let me describe it; my knee is fine when I wake up, I bend over to put on my shoes and I feel my knee strain, then I am limping for the rest of the...
Forum: Injuries 07-27-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,109
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Dealing with knee cartilage loss

A couple of quick updates from this gut check/reality check this morning of what I am facing with my knee.

Getting a Synvisc shot is now a laborious pain in the *** after Obamacare. You need...
Forum: Injuries 07-27-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,109
Posted By Chris Puckett
Dealing with knee cartilage loss

Heres my story;

39 years young
ACL reconstruction when I was 21 - in 1996

ACL has been fine over the years with lots of CrossFit, cycling, swimming/surfing, weightlifting, etc. Torn ACL was...
Forum: Nutrition 03-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,768
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

For me it is not losing fat as easily. I could easily eat 3000 cal/day+ and maintain 15% BF, without training. Now I am lucky with 2000 and not putting on extra pounds if I am working a lot and not...
Forum: Nutrition 03-12-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,768
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

Thanks Chris, my girlfriend mentioned this to me today and I sort of had an oh **** moment. I turn 40 in August and aside from old injuries that I have learned how to maintain, this is the first...
Forum: Nutrition 03-11-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,768
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

I keep an eye on portions and macro's from my experience weighing and measuring and doing zone. What would I look for in a blood panel?
Forum: Nutrition 03-11-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,768
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

I still have the same sit/activity ratio as I did back then. Aside from what seems like I am gaining much easier, its much harder to lose.
Forum: Nutrition 03-11-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,768
Posted By Chris Puckett
Bad effects from GOMAD?

Has anyone else experienced negative effects from GOMAD? I did it back in 2008. It was successful in that I gained a lot of LBM, but if the wind blows I gain weight now. I think I gain weight...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,416
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: What's so great about INNOV8 shoes ?

I never really liked them. Mine stank like crazy, like no other shoe I have ever worn, so bad that I could smell them standing up! Went for drinks wearing them after a WOD with a girl from the gym,...
Forum: Community 02-24-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,932
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Crossfit journal worth subscription?

I have noticed this too, but free content is always better then paid especially with all the masses coming in. When you look at it as having access to everything way back its still a ridiculous deal.
Forum: Injuries 02-24-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 60,615
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Continued tight muscles with L5/S1 Disc bulge

same problem here.. flares up occasionally and goes away after a few days. Have not been interested in surgery due to losing the ability to lift or move freely. For anyone who has done the bone...
Forum: Nutrition 10-15-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,863
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Multivitamins and extra supps!

there was a time in crossfit when taking any of this crap in the gym would get you sneers and chuckles. those days are obviously long over.
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,348
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Glasses?

I like to take mine off during a wod, its liberating. They slide around especially if I am wearing big plastic frames. I wore rec-specs when I played baseball and basketball, and I swore I would...
Forum: Injuries 01-05-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,259
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Hand Tears

chalk will rip your hands. dont believe it? try not using it.
Forum: Nutrition 09-17-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 62,422
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: progenex -vs- stronger faster healthier

+1 on At Large Nutrition. Chris has an awesome line of products and I use them daily. Great customer service too!
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 08-12-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,099
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: San Diego California

Encinitas; La Especial Norte, get the soup..
Forum: Starting 08-12-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,406
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: 5x5 w/wo CF - options

Follow crossfit.com wods and eat a lot of the right things for the next 8 months and you should be fine, you will be a totally changed guy. I wouldn't worry about strength training alone, dont make...
Forum: Nutrition 08-07-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,920
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Starting strength: really?

yes, it works, and its fun. the hard part for me was losing the excess once I gained. I put on like 15lbs of LBM in 12 weeks, but the fat suit stuck with me for over 2 years now. its really all or...
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,404
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: A bad case of rhabdo from...

I tried a spin class the other day and was so bored I walked out in the middle of the class. its uncomfortable. honestly, it does nothing for your fitness unless you are a competitive spin class...
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 477,506
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: ACL Reconstruction Recovery

ACL surgery at OSU in 1997, and I have done pretty much anything and everything since then. In fact my knee goes to $%# when I DONT squat. Do your PT post surgery like a psycho, you dont want to...
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,807
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Torn Hands!

how much chalk do you use? if you do, try pullups without chalk, and keep a small towel with you in the workout to dry your hands
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,591
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: low back pain while sitting.

my back goes to %$# when I sit in a car for long periods, like it did this week. it will be back to normal soon, but 8 hours + in a car and I am toast. If it is a muscle belly tear Rip does...
Forum: Starting 07-20-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,245
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Hello from NY

welcome to the party, I stopped in your box last week and had a fantastic class, great affiliate.
Forum: Nutrition 07-01-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 64,537
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: You must eat this much to play

Thanks Eric, good info. Actually everything has gotten faster, the only thing stalling or decreased is top end strength in my slow lifts. wods like grace, fran , helen, etc have all gotten faster,...
Forum: Nutrition 06-27-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 41,910
Posted By Chris Puckett
Re: Why does Bodybuilding.com hate the paleo lifestyle so much?

just experienced this on Lyle McDonalds board, as I posted I crossfit and got roasted pretty good about how I 'lacked discipline" about not 'knowing my macros.' they think you can not safely lose BF...
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