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Forum: Injuries 06-26-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,517
Posted By Janet Fisher
This might be wayyyy off base, but have you...

This might be wayyyy off base, but have you checked your house for allergens like dust mites or hidden black mold, cigarette smoke from neighbouring appartments, etc?

I ask, because I was...
Forum: Nutrition 12-12-2004, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,113
Posted By Janet Fisher
My favorite is to slice it like an accordian,...

My favorite is to slice it like an accordian, wedge onion slices into the cuts, put a little butter on top, cover it on a dish, and microwave it til it just passes the crisp/mush threshold.
Forum: Nutrition 12-12-2004, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,118
Posted By Janet Fisher
Hmm, I'm a little disappointed at the false...

Hmm, I'm a little disappointed at the false advertising exposed at http://www.labelclaimstesting.com. That site doesn't seem to have a lot of product test results, though.

I'm also...
Forum: Fitness 11-26-2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,197
Posted By Janet Fisher
I missed it. ...

I missed it. http://www.davedraper.com/forum/postlist.php/Cat/0/Board/Faigin.
Forum: Starting 11-26-2004, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,025
Posted By Janet Fisher
Ditto! Got back into the CrossFit routine last...

Ditto!
Got back into the CrossFit routine last week.
Surprising thing I discovered: with CrossFit, you build it fast and lose it slow.
Forum: Starting 11-14-2004, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,025
Posted By Janet Fisher
Sadly, when one partner tries to get the other...

Sadly, when one partner tries to get the other interested in something that's "good for them", the first partner can easily appear like a "parent". (Any women who had a stern father will get...
Forum: Community 06-11-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,671
Posted By Janet Fisher
Yes, a strange question. I'm joining the...

Yes, a strange question.

I'm joining the Rat City Rollergirls (http://www.ratcityrollergirls.com/). Roller derby is quad roller skating + wrestling, kinda.

So besides the obvious use of...
Forum: Exercises 05-25-2004, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,030
Posted By Janet Fisher
I just want to confirm something about the...

I just want to confirm something about the picture at http://www.crossfit.com/mt-archive2/flat_back_th.jpg. I've got two CrossFitter's here with me and we're debating.

I thought the position on...
Forum: Fitness 02-18-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By Janet Fisher
Um, I don't get it. Did these guys slip their...

Um, I don't get it. Did these guys slip their grip and fire off the ground? They don't seem to have expressions of celebration on their faces.
Forum: Nutrition 02-18-2004, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By Janet Fisher
(and with that, the thread died.)

(and with that, the thread died.)
Forum: Nutrition 02-17-2004, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,129
Posted By Janet Fisher
I've heard, though not from a certified source,...

I've heard, though not from a certified source, that the only amino acid supplements that are worth while (drinks, pills, etc), are those with branched chain amino acids (BCAAs).

Sorry, I don't...
Forum: Starting 02-17-2004, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,063
Posted By Janet Fisher
I was born and raised in Toronto, but I'm in...

I was born and raised in Toronto, but I'm in Seattle now.

Ryan M, if you're in Victoria, you should make a trip down to see Nick and Dave in Seattle sometime at Crossfit North.
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2003, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By Janet Fisher
OK, how about this plan. This mixes a bunch of...

OK, how about this plan. This mixes a bunch of stuff together (paleo, warrior, coffee), and personal experience.

- If you must have something during the day, have minimal protein, veg, and good...
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2003, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,794
Posted By Janet Fisher
I never had coffee in my life until 2 weeks ago. ...

I never had coffee in my life until 2 weeks ago. I was at a conference where all the free goodies were candy bars, etc. I desperately wanted to be awake enough for a bunch of talks, but I didn't...
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2003, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Janet Fisher
Overhead squats too. Also, I second chinups...

Overhead squats too.
Also, I second chinups (and dips). When you do them, really try to feel the muscles that move the scapula do a lot of the work.
Forum: Nutrition 09-10-2003, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,378
Posted By Janet Fisher
My bodybuilding friend is now under the care of a...

My bodybuilding friend is now under the care of a really popular nutritionist and trainer in California (Hani somebody) who has degrees in biochemistry, etc.

Hani told my friend to stay away...
Forum: Nutrition 09-10-2003, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,311
Posted By Janet Fisher
So, when is the best time to partake of the...

So, when is the best time to partake of the coffee goddess? (pre/post-workout, morning, evening, pre/post-meal...)
Forum: Fitness 08-14-2003, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,858
Posted By Janet Fisher
A bodybuilder I know advises pre-breakfast,...

A bodybuilder I know advises pre-breakfast, aerobic workouts 4 times a week on top of bodybuilding workouts. This was, I think, supposed to burn off any remaining muscle/liver glucose from the...
Forum: Starting 07-29-2003, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,183
Posted By Janet Fisher
Cool attitude. Yes, a few were extended fasts...

Cool attitude.
Yes, a few were extended fasts that never went more than 3 days, and most often never went more than 1 day or less (I had the discipline of a 2-year-old).
Forum: Injuries 07-27-2003, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,306
Posted By Janet Fisher
Update: physiotherapy was the ticket in my case. ...

Update: physiotherapy was the ticket in my case.

I sit at a computer all day, and apparently I was using my traps to hold form. They were totally overworked and causing tension and pain in...
Forum: Injuries 07-27-2003, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,324
Posted By Janet Fisher
I have no education to back this hypothesis up,...

I have no education to back this hypothesis up, but has any physician given you a blood test to check your magnesium and potassium levels? Are you allowing yourself enough water at night?
Forum: Starting 07-27-2003, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,183
Posted By Janet Fisher
Are you going to monitor your results chemically?...

Are you going to monitor your results chemically? I'm convinced that my fasting attempts in the 80s (during the health craze with all its fads) caused my hypoglycemia, and brought on hypothyroidism...
Forum: Starting 07-27-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,613
Posted By Janet Fisher
Cool, if you do head out here, lemme know!

Cool, if you do head out here, lemme know!
Forum: Starting 07-12-2003, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,613
Posted By Janet Fisher
Hi, Justin. I know there are several...

Hi, Justin.

I know there are several people in this newsgroup who are recovering from injuries, including back and neck injuries. I've heard at least one of those people (who will probably...
Forum: Fitness 06-26-2003, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,258
Posted By Janet Fisher
Cassidy, how about for the Seattle or Bellevue...

Cassidy, how about for the Seattle or Bellevue area of Washington?

I've heard good things about:
- Marcello Alonzo (http://www.geocities.com/marceloalonsobjj/) for BJJ.
- Sifu Yijiao Hong...
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