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Forum: Equipment 08-18-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,393
Posted By Stephen Troy
DIY sandbag.

DIY sandbag.
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,260
Posted By Stephen Troy
EDIT: Michael's price is better

EDIT: Michael's price is better
Forum: Nutrition 07-08-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By Stephen Troy
Thanks for the suggestions, gents. I'll pick up...

Thanks for the suggestions, gents. I'll pick up a bottle of Carlson's, and use up my current CostCo stash by taking it at night.
Forum: Nutrition 07-08-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By Stephen Troy
I don't, I take the regular ones. My...

I don't, I take the regular ones. My understanding was the enteric ones may not be absorbable. Absorbable isn't a word, but still.
Forum: Nutrition 07-08-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By Stephen Troy
I picked up some of the CostCo brand after seeing...

I picked up some of the CostCo brand after seeing it recommended here, and today had my first "fish burps." Disgusting.

I'm guessing some other folks have had this. Anybody know any tricks to...
Forum: Exercises 07-05-2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,623
Posted By Stephen Troy
Gloves? Is it M.A.D.?

Gloves? Is it M.A.D.?
Forum: Exercises 07-05-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,965
Posted By Stephen Troy
Doh! No, I meant reduce 40 times but increase...

Doh! No, I meant reduce 40 times but increase vertical jump. Joe Defranco is a big WSBB advocate and has trained a couple dozen guys to jump 35"+. Google will bring up some cool articles he's...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-30-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,448
Posted By Stephen Troy
Garrett, the wooden court floors are surprisingly...

Garrett, the wooden court floors are surprisingly easy to dent. Make sure you have platforms. We've had KBs bounce/roll off a too-small platform and ding a raquetball court's floor.
Forum: Fitness 06-29-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,610
Posted By Stephen Troy
Cristopher, I didn't see this was your first...

Cristopher, I didn't see this was your first post, this is actually pretty thoughtful. I initially bristled a little at what I thought was an anti-science post, and completely missed the mark. ...
Forum: Exercises 06-29-2005, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,965
Posted By Stephen Troy
Not so. Lots of guys have reduced their 40...

Not so.

Lots of guys have reduced their 40 times and vertical jumps with WSBB methods, it's been shown to be effective for speed & explosivity training.

Here's an article on a S&C coach...
Forum: Fitness 06-29-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,610
Posted By Stephen Troy
It seems in the modern philosophy of physical...

It seems in the modern philosophy of physical training that all conditioning can be broken into 2 arenas, endurance and anaerobic

This is really, really, not true. Check out some of the modern...
Forum: Exercises 06-29-2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,965
Posted By Stephen Troy
Ross, exactly! Grady, this study was...

Ross, exactly!

Grady, this study was pretty much designed to demonstrate the OL lifts "superiority." Comparing it to a body weight exercise is ludicrous.

The interesting area of debate to...
Forum: Nutrition 06-27-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By Stephen Troy
This is long? :happy: Congratulations on...

This is long? :happy:

Congratulations on the progress, that's impressive as hell. It sounds like you need to start looking at changing the regimen. Very low carb (I assume you mean that by...
Forum: Nutrition 06-24-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,185
Posted By Stephen Troy
Kelly, where do you get grass fed beef? The bulk...

Kelly, where do you get grass fed beef? The bulk sources I see are more expensive than bison, but that may because Blackwing bison/ostrich/elk is so close.
Forum: Nutrition 06-24-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,132
Posted By Stephen Troy
Michael H., have you kept your calories/week...

Michael H., have you kept your calories/week constant or have you reduced the amount you eat?

Reading about IF this week for the first time, very interesting stuff.
Forum: Nutrition 06-24-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,185
Posted By Stephen Troy
EDIT: never mind found my answer in your other...

EDIT: never mind found my answer in your other thread.

Congrats on the progress and the DL, nicely done.
Forum: Nutrition 06-24-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,446
Posted By Stephen Troy
Just so long as nobody's changing the motto from...

Just so long as nobody's changing the motto from "Forging Elite Fitness" to "Elite Athletes Aren't Necessarily Healthy." :biggrin:

The elite guys could probably throw down enough calories if...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,868
Posted By Stephen Troy
If you can organize a bulk order, you can...

If you can organize a bulk order, you can drastically reduce your shipping costs. DD offers discounts at certain #s of bells, which helpd me get my set with effectively zero shipping costs (when...
Forum: Testimonials 06-20-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,916
Posted By Stephen Troy
Steven, great work! What weight class did you...

Steven, great work! What weight class did you compete in?
Forum: Testimonials 06-17-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,485
Posted By Stephen Troy
Ummm... Holy crap! Over what period of...

Ummm... Holy crap!

Over what period of time did this take place? Did you learn with the book, DVD, or a coach?

Very impressive progress!
Forum: Fitness 06-09-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stephen Troy
One!

One!
Forum: Fitness 06-09-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,602
Posted By Stephen Troy
Jonathan, I agree and I think it depends on your...

Jonathan, I agree and I think it depends on your perspective. I first read that statement a while back about other athletes who can "never approach the mass that our ahtletes do," and balked. A...
Forum: Fitness 06-09-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,602
Posted By Stephen Troy
If you look at current natural BB routines (not...

If you look at current natural BB routines (not Weider bench & curls), it's lots of squats, RDLs, deads, bench, for lots of weight and lots of volume. Some guys include O-lifts, most include PL...
Forum: Fitness 06-09-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stephen Troy
Bill, this is pretty much my experience as well. ...

Bill, this is pretty much my experience as well. You don't need a lot of math to know you're working harder stopping a bell coming down from 7 feet than you do from 4. The added benefit from a CF...
Forum: Community 06-09-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,310
Posted By Stephen Troy
Edit: never mind, I can come up with a...

Edit: never mind, I can come up with a better'un...
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