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Forum: Injuries 08-12-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,367
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Soda Causes Diabetes

Deleted. Accidental repost.
Forum: Injuries 08-12-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

John,

The article doesn't mention CrossFit, but those organizations and individuals are closely related to the themes in this thread.

Dr. Steven Blair is a former president of the American College...
Forum: Injuries 08-12-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,367
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Soda Causes Diabetes

Greg wrote the post above when CNN requested an op-ed from him last month. You may remember the "Open Diabetes" image that CrossFit posted to Twitter...
Forum: Injuries 06-29-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

Here is the joint statement from the conference that CrossFit sponsored:

"Statement of the Third International Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia Consensus Development Conference, Carlsbad,...
Forum: Fitness 05-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

"Take heed of the American Council on Exercise’s guidelines: about 7-10 oz (about a glass) for every 10 to 20 minutes of heavy activity should be enough."

Source:...
Forum: Fitness 05-19-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

Here's Coca-Cola's Exercise is Medicine nutritional information. (http://www.exerciseismedicine.org/assets/page_documents/WM%20EIM%20Toolkit%202013%20FINAL.pdf)

They published this along with the...
Forum: Fitness 05-15-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

I went into more depth on the legislation that ACSM, NSCA, and USREPS are lobbying for, and what CrossFit's doing to stop it, here:

Jail Time for Air Squats? USREPS' Scheme to Stop CrossFit
...
Forum: Fitness 05-13-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

The message about Gatorade is spreading: Is Gatorade Fuel or Folly? Canadian Study says Sports Drinks are Ineffective. (http://www.cantechletter.com/2015/05/is-gatorade-fuel/)

Steve Cheung,...
Forum: Fitness 05-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

NSCA's current treasurer and secretary is Chad Kerksick: http://www.nsca.com/Foundation/Governance/

Kerksick was suspended and faced federal investigation for unethical research practices. In 2011:...
Forum: Fitness 05-08-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

So this is interesting: http://hprc-online.org/environment/temperature/over-hydration-too-much-water-hurts

"According to an updated report by the Armed Services Health Surveillance Center, in 2011...
Forum: Fitness 05-07-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

Chris,
Are you suggesting that Big Soda's lobbyists have manipulated the US Military into purchasing more Gatorade and less fitness for its troops? Now where would...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

Anyone want to guess why the Department of Defense can afford to be Gatorade's single largest customer...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

It's hard to generalize about these bills, Steven. The USREPS sample legislation has not succeeded anywhere, or even come close. The DC bill is not specific enough to be implemented, yet:...
Forum: Injuries 05-06-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Forum: Injuries 05-04-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

Gatorade has finally relented and begun advising athletes to drink "ad libitum," or "to thirst." (Gatorade's involvement in exercise science twists scientific research to sell more product.
2. Stay...
Forum: Fitness 05-04-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

Your instincts are correct, Steven. USREPS is indeed sending out sample legislation to lawmakers. They even got a Georgia representative to propose USREPS' bill, verbatim in 2014.

USREPS posted this...
Forum: Fitness 04-30-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, USREPS: Your Aspiring Fitness Overlords

Steven,

CrossFit Inc. has a plan to neutralize the threat. It includes lobbying.

These bills would pass at the state, not federal, level. Only Washington DC's city government has passed a fitness...
Forum: Fitness 04-29-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,189
Posted By Russell Greene
Notes and Asides

For those who haven't been paying attention, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association(NSCA), and other four-letter organizations have joined...
Forum: Injuries 03-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

Thanks for sharing that link, Christopher.

You can watch the full video of the 2015 CrossFit Conference on Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GizAYJfuH4 (w/f...
Forum: Injuries 01-13-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 143,172
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: Exercise Associated Hyponatremic Encephalopathy, Gatorade and the ACSM

On February 20 we are hosting The 2015 CrossFit Conference on Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia, organized by the HEAT Institute.

You can register for the event here:...
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,491
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: The Strength Base Linear Progression

Please look above. I showed that Khalipa, Froning, Foucher, Thorisdottir etc. were not in fact "strong" in the competitive sense when they started competing in fitness. They all, though, had fast...
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,491
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: The Strength Base Linear Progression

Shawn,

You said,

"But I don't want to speak about the elite guys or gals."

If you aren't basing your analysis of what it takes to become very fit on the training histories of the fittest, then...
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,491
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: The Strength Base Linear Progression

Let's look at recent CrossFit Games results. Sam Briggs has an elite endurance background and won the CrossFit Games in 2013. Dan Bailey has a college track and cross country background and is a...
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,491
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: The Strength Base Linear Progression

Once you have a low 2 minute, unbroken Fran, there's not much room to improve in speed on that particular workout. There are other ways to progress than speed, however. The CrossFit Invitational this...
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,491
Posted By Russell Greene
Re: The Strength Base Linear Progression

Earlier I asked you for evidence since every published video, article, or book on elite CrossFit Games finishers I've seen disagrees with your thesis.

You've come back with one CrossFit Games...
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