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Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Re: Dumbbells --> $0.08/lb, where??

Howard, I had a local supplier (now out of business) at the time of that production who sold used gear. He was working with a volume model with low margins.

With freight prices you are best...
Forum: Starting 11-10-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Re: Dumbell Book

Kevin- Here's a link to the Dumbbell DVD's http://crossfitkc.com/gear.php

..Patrick thanks for the props.
Forum: Fitness 03-30-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,728
Posted By Michael Rutherford
The "T"otal movement pool would include...

The "T"otal movement pool would include snatch/cleans and their variants.
Forum: Fitness 03-30-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,728
Posted By Michael Rutherford
There is another variation of the ME Blackbox in...

There is another variation of the ME Blackbox in a following issue. It addresses a slight variation on this 3/1 template. (I can't recall which issue the article appears.)

It's a six day...
Forum: Competitions 12-08-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,408
Posted By Michael Rutherford
The GOLD standard: 15 reps with bodyweight...

The GOLD standard:

15 reps with bodyweight
1 rep with bodyweight + 50lbs.
Forum: Starting 11-07-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Andy- Unless your goals include powerlifting or...

Andy- Unless your goals include powerlifting or weightlifting competition you will be able to glean out all the conditioning necessary with dumbbells. Sounds like your space limitations are perfect...
Forum: Starting 10-04-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,609
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Danny- In my practice and with the...

Danny-

In my practice and with the movements we use, we have noticed that it can be up to 10% difference. You could reduce your load by 10% depending upon the movement. Instead of debating the...
Forum: Exercises 09-11-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,581
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Asaf- The force applied will be higher or...

Asaf-

The force applied will be higher or lower based upon the load selected

The DB snatch is a slightly different animal. Don't over think it. Get in an athletic position and get it...
Forum: Starting 08-30-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 24,966
Posted By Michael Rutherford
In my practice the ME Black Box has been wildly...

In my practice the ME Black Box has been wildly successful. While confined to case study alone, we are running at 100% success when implementing this OR variations of the original template. The 1RM...
Forum: Starting 08-27-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 24,966
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Strength BEFORE strength endurance

Strength BEFORE strength endurance
Forum: Exercises 08-07-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,397
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Keith's coaching points=$

Keith's coaching points=$
Forum: Exercises 08-06-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By Michael Rutherford
In my practice we are 75% dumbbell 25% barbell. ...

In my practice we are 75% dumbbell 25% barbell. I've mopped the floor with the same bruiser who thumbed his nose at me when I gave him a set of 25 pound dumbbells at the start of the day.
...
Forum: Testimonials 07-24-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,690
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Here's something to chase. 1. 15 reps with...

Here's something to chase.

1. 15 reps with bodyweight
2. 1 rep with bodyweight + 50lbs.

Giddy up.

RUTMAN
Forum: Exercises 06-19-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,508
Posted By Michael Rutherford
It will vary depending upon the movement. I...

It will vary depending upon the movement. I generally say that you can reduce your combined dumbbell load by 5-10%.
Forum: Exercises 04-19-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,018
Posted By Michael Rutherford
R.Wolf = sandbagger

R.Wolf = sandbagger
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,928
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Coach- They speak highly of you. ...

Coach-

They speak highly of you.

Rutman
Forum: Fitness 03-22-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,054
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Raise your hand if you can crank a solid 10 rep...

Raise your hand if you can crank a solid 10 rep in the correct position on a GHD? That’s what I thought.

I do not disagree that the posterior chain is worked in a properly executed squat...
Forum: Starting 02-19-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,019
Posted By Michael Rutherford
You will no doubt receive a number of suggestions...

You will no doubt receive a number of suggestions and options. I'll recommend using the ME Black Box. The details are here:

...
Forum: Exercises 02-15-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,679
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Personally I'm healthier when I don't have to...

Personally I'm healthier when I don't have to ride every rep to the ground on heavier sets. I don't necessarily drop out but guide it to the deck providing little resistance.
That eccentric phase...
Forum: Nutrition 01-26-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,644
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Dr. G It's the ANTI-INFLAMMATION ZONE. ...

Dr. G

It's the ANTI-INFLAMMATION ZONE. Another spin to write yet another book.

Recently, I asked a high risk client to gets some updated lab numbers for me. I told him to specifically...
Forum: Fitness 01-26-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,142
Posted By Michael Rutherford
http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/21/18924.j...

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Forum: Nutrition 01-25-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,644
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Here is what Sears has to say about silent...

Here is what Sears has to say about silent inflammation. Dr. Smith could confirm.

AA to EPA ratio 3 good 1.5 ideal
Fasting Insulin uIU/mL 10-5
TG to HDL 2-<1
HIGH SENSITIVITY CRP mg/l. 2<1...
Forum: Nutrition 01-22-2006, 06:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,501
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Chris I've had good success with the milk...

Chris I've had good success with the milk application for hardgainers. Give it a go.
Forum: Nutrition 01-21-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,501
Posted By Michael Rutherford
Steve- The books primary purpose is to...

Steve-

The books primary purpose is to breakdown the squat, bench, deadlift, and power clean into extremely effective coaching techniques. Probably the best I’ve read on coaching these...
Forum: Nutrition 01-20-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,501
Posted By Michael Rutherford
My take is he posted it because Rippetoe and...

My take is he posted it because Rippetoe and Kilgore have presented some of the most comprehensive materials available anywhere. This book is on my top 10 list. Run do not walk to purchase STARTING...
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