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Forum: Exercises 01-03-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 31,059
Posted By Sean Pizel
Re: Legless rope climbs and sore abs?

The fastest rope climbers in the world use a technique that is very ab intensive. Basically the better they get the more their body position resembles a front lever, and the 'kip' appears more like...
Forum: CrossPit 04-24-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By Sean Pizel
Floyd's wins over Castillo and Corrales have to...

Floyd's wins over Castillo and Corrales have to be considered his best. It's too hard to figure what credit he deserves for beating Gatti, who he outclassed. Likewise, it's hard to say how much...
Forum: CrossPit 04-05-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sean Pizel
"Pretty Boy" Floyd Mayweather has taken a break...

"Pretty Boy" Floyd Mayweather has taken a break from bashing ODLH in order to trash the UFC. He taunts that he'd pay Liddell a Million Dollars out-of-pocket if he beat one of Team Mayeather's...
Forum: Fitness 03-21-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,664
Posted By Sean Pizel
see, I knew I was setting myself up for a...

see, I knew I was setting myself up for a slapdown. Hence all the disclaimers.

Thanks for setting me straight.
Forum: Fitness 03-21-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,664
Posted By Sean Pizel
DOMS could go away for a number of reasons: 1....

DOMS could go away for a number of reasons:

1. 5x5, and 7X3 and other lower-rep workouts cause considerable less lactic buildup than slower high-rep stuff. (I think)
2. High Intensity workouts...
Forum: Exercises 03-21-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sean Pizel
Tim, Muscle Ups can be performed on a bar. A...

Tim,

Muscle Ups can be performed on a bar. A nice stepping stone exercise is doing musle ups between the split 'pullup handles' that are usually mounted above the cable crossover station. This...
Forum: Community 03-20-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,577
Posted By Sean Pizel
Woo ruined fight scenes, with his flash cuts, and...

Woo ruined fight scenes, with his flash cuts, and extreme close-ups. I am unfamilliar with his pre-hollywood days.

With Guns, I give the nod to Heat. It seems like the quality of a gun fight scene...
Forum: Nutrition 03-07-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By Sean Pizel
I don't have have a microwave, but I have a clock...

I don't have have a microwave, but I have a clock that occasionaly cooks things -M. Hedburg

Sorry, my original post was inappropriate, and I couldn't think of anything else to say.

(Message...
Forum: Exercises 02-12-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By Sean Pizel
A friend has an old Concept II rower that doesn't...

A friend has an old Concept II rower that doesn't have a computer. I suggested that he can still use it for crossfit style workouts if he measures time and # of pulls.

I wonder how much he...
Forum: Community 02-12-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,419
Posted By Sean Pizel
Ok, big clue here: Now, when I say, "Who's...

Ok, big clue here:


Now, when I say, "Who's da mastah?" you say, "Sho'nuff!"
Forum: Starting 02-06-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,467
Posted By Sean Pizel
I'm no Scott Miller, but I can tell you that most...

I'm no Scott Miller, but I can tell you that most people reccommend easing right into the WODS. You can usually find creative substitutions in the comments section, and there are simplified...
Forum: Exercises 02-05-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,604
Posted By Sean Pizel
The bar on the Pull-Up/Dip station at your local...

The bar on the Pull-Up/Dip station at your local big-box guy is often split, allowing you to pass 'through' the bar instead of around, making the exercise MUCH easier. Its a great gateway verstion...
Forum: Fitness 02-05-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,423
Posted By Sean Pizel
Love-fest aside, I still think it was a lousy...

Love-fest aside, I still think it was a lousy article.
Forum: Fitness 02-03-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,423
Posted By Sean Pizel
I appreciate that Steve, though I regret...

I appreciate that Steve, though I regret impugning Dan. I should have kept my comments strictly about the content of the article.

I wouldn't have been called out for it, given the obligatopry...
Forum: Community 02-03-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,419
Posted By Sean Pizel
Wait! We need to differentiate between "Action...

Wait! We need to differentiate between "Action Movies the were made in the 80's" and "80's Action Movies". Cobra, was definately in the latter category. Die Hard is in the first. (Die hard is the...
Forum: Fitness 02-02-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,423
Posted By Sean Pizel
I hold DJ's attitude and persona in very high...

I hold DJ's attitude and persona in very high regard, so if he had an actual criticism to make, I would have be interested in hearing it. Unfortunately, the aimlessness of the article and the wierd...
Forum: Exercises 02-02-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,936
Posted By Sean Pizel
"Portland"? Hey fellas, he's going to...

"Portland"? Hey fellas, he's going to "Portland"! Well, ooh la di da, Mr. French Man. I bet he even refers to a car hole as a garage.
Forum: Community 02-01-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By Sean Pizel
I dreamed, on two separate occasions, that I...

I dreamed, on two separate occasions, that I could work a pommel horse. I can't. It's not even a close thing.

But I had those dreams, and woke, each time without realizing I had had them. I...
Forum: Community 02-01-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,419
Posted By Sean Pizel
-Game Over, Man! -We're going to need some new...

-Game Over, Man!
-We're going to need some new FBI Guys
-You're going to do WHAT?!
-Son, you got a panty on your head (Hey, it was a chase scene)
-Dying ain't much of a living (1976, sorry)
Forum: Exercises 02-01-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,936
Posted By Sean Pizel
Greg, I find that The low frequency, swinging...

Greg,

I find that The low frequency, swinging kip, is obviously great for pullups, and can lead to 'pushless' muscleups with practice, but it requires a high degree of precision in order to time...
Forum: Starting 11-09-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,422
Posted By Sean Pizel
Two Guys at Y I have been working out at for the...

Two Guys at Y I have been working out at for the last 5 weeks have come up and thanked me, saying that that their Hamstrings hurt like the dickens now that they started doing squats the right way,...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-01-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,351
Posted By Sean Pizel
Wait, now I’m lost. I understand that catching...

Wait, now I’m lost.

I understand that catching the bar at the top of it's bounce is an a unpardonable cheat, mostly because if we allow that then he with the bounciest plates would win.
On the...
Forum: CrossPit 10-31-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,601
Posted By Sean Pizel
As much as I want to see the old warrior go out...

As much as I want to see the old warrior go out on top, I rarely find it encouraging when fighters claim to be training scientifically.

According to reports, Morales has been very dedicated in...
Forum: Exercises 10-25-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 119,841
Posted By Sean Pizel
I just pulled 500 meters. When I was finished the...

I just pulled 500 meters. When I was finished the 'Average/500 meters" time read 126.4

Was that really my time? It didn't feel like a PR, but then again, it was the first 500 meters I have...
Forum: Nutrition 10-19-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By Sean Pizel
Next comes the fish-oil defense. ...

Next comes the fish-oil defense.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/NR/rdonlyres/57804B4E-814B-4514-83C3-26489F9F6544/0/Hib beln2006n3Neurodevelopmentofaggressionreview.pdf...
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