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Forum: Fitness 10-27-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Starting Strength Question

wow. so i really need to just get this freakin book. ok thanks man.
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Starting Strength Question

I havent read the book. I am too broke to be able to buy it right now. Yes, I am that broke. So Im getting all my info from the web.

What Ive been doing is workout A and B, Monday, Wednesday,...
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Contradictory teachings on the squat?

well brought. makes perfect sense. that hindu squat looks painful. yikes.
Forum: Exercises 10-10-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Contradictory teachings on the squat?

well. i guess im an ******* for not paying attention to the details. it sounded like he taught all his clients that way, but i probably got that wrong. anyway, thanks man.
Forum: Exercises 10-10-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Contradictory teachings on the squat?

I just started doing Starting Strength and as Ive been reading up about it, ive noticed that it teaches the squat differently that a recent CF Journal video article does.

a few months ago, there was...
Forum: Nutrition 10-10-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

neglecting metcons will make them harder in the short term. but if we increase our strength and then return to doing metcons, my understanding is that they will be better in the long run. i think...
Forum: Nutrition 10-09-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

understood. wonder how far into Starting Strength people usually see significant muscle growth. according the Rippetoe, most athletes usually don't hit there previous 5 rep max until the 4th, 5th,...
Forum: Nutrition 10-09-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

the strength might be in my head. the fatness isnt. got a nice spare tire developing. awesome.
Forum: Nutrition 10-09-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

what about a full gallon on recovery days only, basically every other day? and half a gallon on work days.

or vice versa. anyone ever try something like this before? not that i want to, but i...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

Im trying to drink about a gallon a day at least of water. read that this was the suggested amount in startign strength. am i right on that? it actually doesnt feel like that much. ive been...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Diet in first week of Starting Strength

im ok with getting fat as long as that is what typically happens. im willing to make the sacrifice in order to get strong and then lean out. but ive heard that this is only for skinny teens,...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Diet in first week of Starting Strength

im 27 and 6 feet tall. 185.
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Diet in first week of Starting Strength

yo Renee. did i post my meal plan before? i dont think i did. but i will shut up because that is pretty much what you are telling me to do and i want your input in future, more relevant posts. ...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Diet in first week of Starting Strength

here's what ive been eating. i welcome criticism or any advice youz guys might have.

I weigh about 185, and according to a body fat percentage gadget, have about 11.9 percent body fat, though i...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,658
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: I've been drinking a deadly poison!!!

thanks. i assumed this was bogus. preciate it people. now i can relax and enjoy GOMAD.
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,658
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
I've been drinking a deadly poison!!!

check out this video that im sure some of you have already seen or may have already been posted on here. im hoping someone might be able to tell me if there is any truth to this. i dont really...
Forum: Nutrition 10-07-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,509
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: If you MUST eat a protein bar...

thanks guys. so rick. whered this claim that non raw milk is not unlike drinking rat poison come from? this is seriously what my friend has likened it to... this has nothing to do with protein...
Forum: Nutrition 10-07-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,509
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: If you MUST eat a protein bar...

I will not miss any meals. By the way. my friend is telling me, begging me not to drink all this milk because its a "poison" because of the pasteurization process.

whats the deal with that? ill...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

yes. i started using the low bar position this week, and it is phenomenal. i was also looking straight or even a little up when id squat in an attempt to keep the lumbar curve from coming out, but...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,509
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: If you MUST eat a protein bar...

considering that im starting Starting Strength, i think ill probably be using milk as a meal replacement if and when i need one. pretty cheap. but if i need to go with a protein bar, considering...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

heres my numbers:

dead lift - 385 for 3 reps, so maybe 400

squat - 260 or so (havent tried for a one rep max in a while thought)

power clean -205

bench - 285
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: Gallon of Milk a Day?

really? wow. that would suck. what kind if issues might those be? im gonna get the book asap. so far ive been reading the wiki stuff on it.
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,509
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: If you MUST eat a protein bar...

cool. thanks a lot guys. good stuff. so heres what ive got from you all. if im going to go with a protein bar, the best may be the heatherbar. but if i wanna do a buck a bar, its pure protein. ...
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,958
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,509
Posted By Thomas A. Holmes
Re: If you MUST eat a protein bar...

Renee, if you could see this dungeon i live in, youd understand. i cant buy in bulk right now. do you have any suggestions other than what im doing? maybe i can eat three meals a day, and replace...
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