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Forum: Nutrition 02-27-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22,040
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Competition Nutrition for a multiple event day

Reduce your training volume and intensity in the week leading up to the competition and increase your carbohydrate intake to maximise glycogen stores. That means sticking to light workouts, technique...
Forum: Nutrition 11-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,775
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Crossfit and Coke

Research has consistently shown that diets high in "poorer quality proteins" such as whole grains including wheat, legumes including soybeans, nuts and other plant proteins are associated with a...
Forum: Nutrition 11-17-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,775
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Crossfit and Coke

There are no bad foods, only bad diets, because....

“All things are poison and nothing is without poison, only the dose permits something not to be poisonous.” ~ Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus...
Forum: Nutrition 11-11-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 31,674
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: What can low-carb (ketosis) do for you?

By doing a little self-experimentation. Eat more carbs - do you perform better? If yes, there's your answer. If no, test the other hypothesis. Or do it the other way round and change your training...
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 31,674
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: What can low-carb (ketosis) do for you?

Yet another low-carb study telling us something we already knew; that low-carb/ketogenic diets result in increased fat oxidation without compromising submaximal endurance performance.

Nobody cares...
Forum: Nutrition 10-16-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,502
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: purepharma daily sachet

Don't waste your money on this overpriced crap. There's nothing in them you can't get from cheap own brand supplements from Boots, Holland & Barrett, Asda or from eating a healthy balanced diet and...
Forum: Nutrition 09-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,719
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Macro's

You don't need to up your protein intake. Athletes require 1 - 1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of ideal bodyweight per day, so you're already eating more than you need.

My advice; use the DRI...
Forum: Nutrition 09-12-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 31,674
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: What can low-carb (ketosis) do for you?

That's not a study it's an opinion piece, and as I'm sure you know having read the full text...
Forum: Nutrition 08-29-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,953
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: General Nutrition / Recovery List - Feedback Wanted

These should cover just about everything you need to know about sports nutrition.

Online resources.

Position of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of...
Forum: Nutrition 08-18-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,073
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: What do you guys/girls think? Iron and the Zone

Normal is good. More is not better.
Forum: Exercises 08-18-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,445
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: replacements for squats

Trap bar deadlifts would probably be the safest alternative to regular squats for someone in your situation.
Forum: Nutrition 08-18-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,073
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: What do you guys/girls think? Iron and the Zone

You don't need to increase your iron intake if your blood work came back normal.
Forum: Nutrition 06-30-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 63,849
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Progenex fails to meet label claims.

It doesn't matter which protein supplement you use in the context of a mixed diet where minor variations in amino acid content will be compensated for by other foods. So the only real considerations...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,628
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Kettlebells in the UK

https://www.strengthshop.co.uk/conditioning/kettlebells.html

http://www.wolverson-fitness.co.uk/View-All_B26QNY.aspx

http://www.savagestrength.co.uk/gym-equipment/kettlebells.html

http://www.pullum...
Forum: Nutrition 06-17-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,559
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Carb Backloading is Wrong

So, Original Snake-Oil™ didn't work but New Improved Snake-Oil™ will be awesome?

I really don't understand why people listen these scam artists. <sigh>
Forum: Fitness 04-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,550
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Goshen: Places of Refuge for the Tarahumara Tribe.

It was free for a limited period only. If you still want to see it you'll have to buy the DVD or digital download.

http://www.goshenfilm.com/ (wfs)
Forum: Nutrition 04-12-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,506
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Tips Needed for Weight Loss for Competition

It takes more than one study, or even a handful of studies, to overturn a scientific consensus.
Forum: Nutrition 04-11-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,506
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Tips Needed for Weight Loss for Competition

Research has consistently shown that athletes engaged in any form of physically demanding training or competition require a high intake of carbohydrates if they are to achieve peak levels of...
Forum: Nutrition 04-09-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,506
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Tips Needed for Weight Loss for Competition

Keep your carbohydrate intake relatively high at around 5-8g per KG of bodyweight per day to fuel training and spare protein, aim for a protein intake of around 1.2-1.5g per KG of ideal bodyweight...
Forum: Fitness 04-08-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,550
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Goshen: Places of Refuge for the Tarahumara Tribe.

New documentary about the Taruhumara tribe made famous by Christopher McDougall's book "Born To...
Forum: Nutrition 04-03-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,651
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: SARMs and Crossfit

Drugs are bad, m'kay? (https://wada-main-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/files/wada-2015-prohibited-list-en.pdf) (wfs)
Forum: Nutrition 03-19-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,802
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

Restricting carbohydrates would not prevent someone from becoming insulin resistant on a high fat diet, it would just mask the symptoms until things got really bad.
Forum: Nutrition 03-17-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,802
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: Bad effects from GOMAD?

High fat diets increase insulin resistance.

Nutritionfacts.org - What Causes Insulin Resistance? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-causes-insulin-resistance/) (wfs)
Forum: Nutrition 03-14-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,802
Posted By Darryl Shaw
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: Exercises 03-08-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424,964
Posted By Darryl Shaw
Re: AMRAP? what is it/does it mean?

I think his posts add value to his bank balance. After all, how else are people going to find that link to his website?
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