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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-15-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,558
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Blood Pressure

My diet has been great since Dec 2009. I've completely eliminated grains other than a once a week cheat meal (and I don't go over the top on cheats like I used to). All my meals consist of about...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-14-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,558
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Blood Pressure

thanks. I am not the best at recording stuff but there was no issue at my last physical.

I am going to chalk this up to too much body fat and work on getting it lower.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-14-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,558
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Blood Pressure

I didn't write it down. I'll try to step into a drug store and take it today or tomorrow
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-14-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,558
Posted By Nick Martinez
Blood Pressure

I was the doctor again on Wednesday (this time for a physical) and he took my blood pressure and told me that it was high (I wish I would have recorded it so I can post here but I didn't).

I...
Forum: Nutrition 01-05-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,674
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Newbie Zone question

Don't worry about calories too much. The Zone works!

Your other meals can be a bit shorter on total calories if you stick to mainly veggies for your carbs. YOu'll get better results if you avoid...
Forum: Nutrition 01-03-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,160
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Can someone out there help me convince my wife that sweet n' low is the devil?

Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills

One hour + Youtube video:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2384105525501310962# (WFS)


Book of the same name:...
Forum: Fitness 12-31-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,741
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: is MEBB the best thing for strong guys who can't breathe fire?

Solid advice Nathan. Thanks! Never recorded any of my PRs in what you mentioned, looks like I have some work ahead of me! I still don't know too much about the theory behind MEBB, but here is a...
Forum: Fitness 12-31-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,741
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: is MEBB the best thing for strong guys who can't breathe fire?

My crossfit goals for the year is to not rest like I am sloth in between rounds and to finish in the middle of the pack at my gym with regard to WOD times. i hate finishing last! (I've got a...
Forum: Fitness 12-31-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,741
Posted By Nick Martinez
is MEBB the best thing for strong guys who can't breathe fire?

I have noticed a big movement towards the MEBB style workouts (even at my own affiliate). While I generally enjoy these workouts, I recently started to read a lot more about them and it seems to me...
Forum: Nutrition 12-24-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,727
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: My nutrition has changed my training!

Congrats! I am experiencing the same thing after years of doing WODs and never touching my nutrition. It really is 80% of the game...
Forum: Nutrition 12-23-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,026
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: MASSIVE amounts of Fish Oil

It's expensive enough at 1 tblspn a day, so I wasn't planning on taking more... I was just wondering :)
Forum: Nutrition 12-22-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,026
Posted By Nick Martinez
MASSIVE amounts of Fish Oil

Just wondering....

Are there any studies out there of clinical trials where people took MASSIVE amounts of High potency fish oil? Like maybe a cup per day?

I only ask because I have been...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-06-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,996
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Pullups / Shoulders

I had the same issue with strength loss. I have been taking it is east for a week and half (no WODs, but some yoga) and I find my lats, chest and arm muscles are starting to rebuild themselves (my...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-27-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

Thanks Frank. It is upsetting to know that i may have been doing more damage by working out since.

I'll be stopping Crossfit for a month and doing Yoga - I hope I can work out my flexibility...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-27-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

Thanks for the post Frank.

I actually have been doing WODs--I took a week off after I did Angie
and have done 6 WODs since - including Cindy which I scored 11 rounds (matching a personal best for...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-27-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

Thanks for the reply Jason.

My body composition is 26.2% Body fat. As you can see I am not hard-core into training (I was but in the last few years have only been doing an avg of 2-3 WODs per...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-26-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

I neglected to mention that I did have dark urine. Untill about 3 days after. I thought that it was from the booze. I didn't know that you could lose strength as well.

I am going to bring...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-26-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Re: Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

Katherine, I wanted to be accurate with the decimal places and I ended up making an eroor with the numbers! The normal upper limit is .0047, my initial blood test came in at .1005, and my most recent...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-26-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 64,974
Posted By Nick Martinez
Extremely high ALT enzymes in blood, Liver or muscle damage?

I have been on a roller-coaster of emotions the last two weeks; I'll try to keep it short.

About two weeks ago I went to the Doctor for a blood test, and he had my liver enzymes checked as well...
Forum: Injuries 07-23-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,103
Posted By Nick Martinez
Just started climbing the rope last week. On...

Just started climbing the rope last week. On Wednesday, after one trip up I got off and my bones starting hurting me. Went back the next day and did 2 thrusters and it came back. Didn't do the WOD. ...
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2004, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,799
Posted By Nick Martinez
I remember in the Benchmark edition of the CF...

I remember in the Benchmark edition of the CF Journal where Coach said "There is nothing wrong with spending 60 minutes on any of these workouts"

I find my longest WODs are when it involves...
Forum: Fitness 09-24-2004, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,799
Posted By Nick Martinez
I tend to do the opposite: I don't care if...

I tend to do the opposite:

I don't care if the WOD takes 45-60 minutes to complete, I rest all I need to and get the prescrived number of reps at the listed weight.
My times are usually a lot...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-08-2004, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,737
Posted By Nick Martinez
Hey guys, I am tired of always skipping the WODs...

Hey guys, I am tired of always skipping the WODs like this. Can anyone please tell me:

a) a ballpark figure for how many steps of walking lunges is for 150 ft? Also is the walking lunge done...
Forum: Fitness 08-12-2004, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,240
Posted By Nick Martinez
Pro Wrestling. Laughed at the guys who would...

Pro Wrestling. Laughed at the guys who would tell me how to get big and that deadlifts were dangerous at the time.

Now I am switching to KB's and calisthetics to accodamate my travelling. My...
Forum: Fitness 08-04-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,293
Posted By Nick Martinez
thanks everyone! I'm going to take a safer...

thanks everyone!
I'm going to take a safer approach with the o-lifts and squats but continue to push to the limit with the deadlift. My dead is the only source of pride I have because I am "in the...
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