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Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Groupon Row Machine (Should I get this?)

Paul,

Thanks for the findings. I did a brief internet search, but was not able to find reviews as bad as this, thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Groupon Row Machine (Should I get this?)

Hi everyone!

Recently got an email from Groupon for this pretty slick looking row machine. I have been wanting one for the house for quite some time now, and this seems like a deal not to pass up. ...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-23-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,424
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Angie...

Are you people completing literally 100 pull ups in some way shape, or form using your whole body weight? Personally, I can only do 1 pull up with my own body weight. Luckly my gym has one of those...
Forum: Nutrition 08-23-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Zone has nothing to do with Calorie intake. It is all based on balancing your diet to achieve overal energy. It is not a 2000 or under diet, etc... 1 block of protein is 1 block of protein whether...
Forum: Nutrition 08-22-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,860
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Whats the deal with "IF"

I cant seem to get the search function to work. Says I need more than 3 words, even though I search more than 3 words.

Anyhow, I hear people talking about "IF", but I can not find any information...
Forum: Nutrition 08-22-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Ok... I just finished breakfast, it was a LOT of food, can someone tell me if I am doing this accuratley?

3 Whole Eggs
3 - Protein
3 - Fat

2 Cups of Strawberries
2 - Carbs

1 Cup of Pinnapple
Forum: Nutrition 08-22-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

As far as endurance goes, he should research the filthy fifty =)
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

ahh thanks for the clarification. Off to the gym now.
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Ok... almonds have 30 grams of fat per 2oz serving. I had a total of 12 almonds. The chart says to count these as fat though, so im a bit confused by the protein values you were speaking of.
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Powder I have is EAS Premium Protein.

150 Calories in 35grams
2g of Fat
2g of Sugar

I normally use a little less to make it = to 1oz. Im guessing this would be roughly 1 protein block, and .5 fat...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

I guess I could get rid of it. I've always heard, more protein, the better. There are a lot of baised people on here about the zone, some say im starving, some say its the way to be haha.

Ill try...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Protein powder was going with the cup of milk. As far as green leafy carbs, there are 2 problems right now. First, there isnt any available at the house right now, and second, I am coming from...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Ok, here goes my next meal (lunch). It consists of the following.

3oz Beef Jerky 3 Protein
1oz Protein Powder 1 Protein
1cup Milk 1 Protein
...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

So lets say I am doing a 5 block meal. Am I taking in a total of 5 protein, 5 fat, and 5 carbs. Or 5 total between the 3 groups? I just read again, through CSJ21, and the ZonePDF, seems like its...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

I forgot to add that I had roughly 2/3 tspn of olive oil.

So that would make it the following?
2 eggs = 2 blocks of protien
2oz bj = 2 blocks of protien (any fats from this?)
2large dill = 1...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Ah ok, first zone meal... consisted of 2 scrambled eggs, about 2oz of beef jerky, and 2 x larger dill pickles and a bottle water.

eggs = 2 blocks
2oz bj = 2 blocks,
3 x 3inch pickles = 1 block

Hows...
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Ok, this calculation worked out better.

Came out to 16.81 blocks, which ill round up to 17, a day. How do I go by finding my calorie intake?
Forum: Nutrition 08-21-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Nah, its when I eat more like 2500 calories or something that I consistantly gain weight. I dont have any way of "measuring". I am decent at eyeballing, lets say I have a package of beef jerky, and...
Forum: Nutrition 08-20-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Activity Factor - Not making sense

Thats what I've been thinking about starvation mode, but whenever I consume more, I consistantly pack on weight, about 2 pounds or so a week. This is with the WOD, playing racketball, swimming, and...
Forum: Nutrition 08-20-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,856
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Activity Factor - Not making sense

Greetings all. I am new to the whole dedicated nutrition, extremely new to the zone diet, as well as crossfit. I used to weight 260 pounds, etc... got down to 178 at one point, I've put on some...
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Fairly picky eater, need suggestions...

Hah, I have never drank V8. I just saw some advertisement for a V8 drink that tastes more like fruit juice. Has both fruit and vegi's in it. Im working on incorperating the greens in though,...
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Fairly picky eater, need suggestions...

Lol may sound like a dumb question. But what about V8 juice. Would this be the same result?
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Fairly picky eater, need suggestions...

I was actually just stating what foods I will eat. Lately, I've been keepin it to chicken breast, cucumbers, water, nuts, and fruits. I have not really ate bread, or pasta in a while.
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,662
Posted By Andreas Pettas
Re: Fairly picky eater, need suggestions...

I actually read somewhere that salads (leafs) have a severe negative effect on your metabolism. Anyone else hear this?
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