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Forum: Fitness 12-05-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,872
Posted By Kemal Eren
Re: Fear of death prevents exercise

I agree, I find it incredibly interesting. I wonder how much knowing that your choices are probably irrational affects your ability to make a rational choice.

For instance, even though I can list...
Forum: Fitness 12-05-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,872
Posted By Kemal Eren
Fear of death prevents exercise

I just read an interesting Economics paper about how fear of death makes people make irrational health choices. The part that makes it very relevant to Crossfit: "Fear of death makes us spend fifteen...
Forum: Nutrition 04-22-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,339
Posted By Kemal Eren
One thing I don't get also are antinutients or...

One thing I don't get also are antinutients or basically toxins. Plants don't want to be eaten they want you to eat their fruits. Nature has natural pesticides in the plant part of the plant but the...
Forum: Fitness 10-13-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
John - it's a cable exercise for trunk rotation....

John - it's a cable exercise for trunk rotation. Rather than try to explain it, here's a pretty good explanation:

http://www.iseekgolf.com/fitness/articles.php?fit_id=22

Craig - you're...
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
Thanks Peter! Front pillar bridges look...

Thanks Peter!

Front pillar bridges look similar to holding a pushup position, but you rest on your elbows and forearms instead of your hands. Side pillar bridges have one hip facing the ground...
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
I've sent you a message. Didn't want to clutter...

I've sent you a message. Didn't want to clutter up the message board.
Forum: Fitness 10-10-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
Blair - Yep, I train with the BJJ team. Do you...

Blair - Yep, I train with the BJJ team. Do you ever go to our practices, or to Metro?
Forum: Fitness 10-08-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
Aushion, it's similar to a reverse crunch. Start...

Aushion, it's similar to a reverse crunch. Start lying on your back with both arms and legs in the air. Lower one leg and the opposite arm to the ground, hold for a few seconds, then return.

My...
Forum: Fitness 10-08-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
That's why I've posted it. Feel free to modify it...

That's why I've posted it. Feel free to modify it or whatever. Glad you guys like it.
Forum: Fitness 10-08-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,272
Posted By Kemal Eren
Ever get beginners to the fitness game ask you to...

Ever get beginners to the fitness game ask you to write them a lifting program? It can be very frustrating, especially when they don't follow through. Also I'm afraid that, although I was...
Forum: Nutrition 09-16-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,665
Posted By Kemal Eren
This product adds an interesting dimension to...

This product adds an interesting dimension to your question: green tea beer! Of course, the question is: how much green tea is in there? I'm willing to bet not very much...
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Forum: Nutrition 06-16-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,515
Posted By Kemal Eren
That's a hefty amount of activity you're planning...

That's a hefty amount of activity you're planning on every week. I'd go with 1.0. There's not a huge difference between the two anyways, and you can always fiddle with the numbers as the fat comes...
Forum: Exercises 04-27-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,353
Posted By Kemal Eren
Your thumbs should point in, and your palms...

Your thumbs should point in, and your palms should face up. You'll need to build the flexibilty to get your elbows pointing forward.

You'll see it in these pics:
...
Forum: Nutrition 04-25-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,264
Posted By Kemal Eren
Roman, where did you hear that protein...

Roman, where did you hear that protein supplements are higher quality than food-based protein? I ask because I am sure these sources are either biased or ignorant. There's a reason bottles of protein...
Forum: Nutrition 04-25-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By Kemal Eren
David, I get the same thing from my family. They...

David, I get the same thing from my family. They are always trying to get me eat "normal" food. My grandmother seems to think I have an eating disorder because I don't eat desserts. As much as I'm...
Forum: Nutrition 04-25-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By Kemal Eren
I visited the website. If I'm looking at the...

I visited the website. If I'm looking at the right product, it's an omega 3-6-9 product. Seems like a waste of money to me, since most people get more than enough omega-6 anyways, and omega-9's...
Forum: Injuries 04-25-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,382
Posted By Kemal Eren
Nothing. Take a look at the ingredients: it just...

Nothing. Take a look at the ingredients: it just uses menthol and capsicum to make your skin feel hot/cold. The other ingredients probably just give it a nice consistency and smell.

Try...
Forum: Nutrition 04-23-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,331
Posted By Kemal Eren
Diet pills are geared towards weak-willed...

Diet pills are geared towards weak-willed consumers who are looking for a quick fix (no offense intended). I don't think they're a good idea for anyone of ANY size, because they are a short term...
Forum: CrossPit 04-23-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,436
Posted By Kemal Eren
"The truth is, if I need to fight someone on the...

"The truth is, if I need to fight someone on the ground, I've pretty much already done my job wrong somewhere."

Not necessarily. In fact, in an unarmed situation, a grappler can do a better job...
Forum: CrossPit 04-23-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,633
Posted By Kemal Eren
Marc, here's a good resource about what goes on...

Marc, here's a good resource about what goes on in your body when you stretch. There's plenty of other material there too. I don't know how good it all is, but the parts I've referenced in the past...
Forum: Nutrition 04-22-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By Kemal Eren
I wouldn't know if there's a link between...

I wouldn't know if there's a link between undereating and sleep problems. I'll leave that to the more knowledgable on the forum. I know I don't sleep as well if my diet or exercise has been lacking. ...
Forum: Fitness 04-21-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,200
Posted By Kemal Eren
In high school I used to give blood a couple...

In high school I used to give blood a couple hours before swim practice, which never seemed to affect me. Just make sure you get enough extra fluids that day.
Forum: Fitness 04-21-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,928
Posted By Kemal Eren
The common advice you'll get around here is to...

The common advice you'll get around here is to just do the WOD (workout of the day) consistently. You'll destroy your old times if you stick with it! If the obstacle course requires any specific...
Forum: Community 04-20-2006, 08:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,102
Posted By Kemal Eren
Neal, I'm pretty sure katanas are more of a...

Neal, I'm pretty sure katanas are more of a cutting than a chopping weapon. You'd be going though alot of bone for a katana to deal with, I think. I guess it all depends on how decayed the zombies...
Forum: Community 04-20-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,102
Posted By Kemal Eren
This thread will probably end up in the bucket. ...

This thread will probably end up in the bucket.

Anways, I'm thinking something more along the lines of a falchion or backsword. A greatsword like a claymore would be great for hacking off body...
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