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Forum: Exercises 09-24-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,800
Posted By Matt McManmon
Honestly, that was scary to watch. Talk about a...

Honestly, that was scary to watch. Talk about a blank stare.
Forum: Injuries 08-07-2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Matt McManmon
Thanks William. I didnt even think of...

Thanks William.

I didnt even think of bursitis. I do have pain upon direct pressure to the spot. its actually very exact. However, it also hurt the one time I pushed my hip out to test its rom. ...
Forum: Injuries 08-06-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Matt McManmon
The other day while wrestling I injured something...

The other day while wrestling I injured something in my left hip. When I stand up straight and take one diagonal step with my left foot and then push my hip out to that direction I feel pain in my...
Forum: Exercises 07-31-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,270
Posted By Matt McManmon
Good info Robyn. Been working on a one handed...

Good info Robyn.

Been working on a one handed handstand myself but never knew that training technique. Thanks.
Forum: Nutrition 07-25-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,198
Posted By Matt McManmon
I think the zone diet is the best way to go if...

I think the zone diet is the best way to go if you have enough patience for a strict diet.

I follow the lazy mans diet. Basically, know whats good for you, and know what you shouldnt be eating....
Forum: Community 07-25-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Matt McManmon
Endorphins and oxygen.

Endorphins and oxygen.
Forum: Fitness 07-22-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,943
Posted By Matt McManmon
The muscles of the posterior chain are simply...

The muscles of the posterior chain are simply more important in nearly every athletic movement. The glutes and hamstring are fundamental to explosive movements and enguaging the back is usually part...
Forum: Exercises 05-10-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By Matt McManmon
"Ring work, L-pullups on bars, dumbell clean and...

"Ring work, L-pullups on bars, dumbell clean and press, and rope climbs."

Those are all great and useful upperbody exercises but they are mostly bodyweight. The thing is none of them are putting...
Forum: Exercises 05-10-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By Matt McManmon
For a long time I bought into the anti-bench...

For a long time I bought into the anti-bench press sentiment. However, for us younger guys, I think it is the best pure upperbody strength exercise. Half the people disowning the BP have more or less...
Forum: Fitness 04-30-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By Matt McManmon
I feel the same way. I dont have to obsess over...

I feel the same way. I dont have to obsess over whether I'm covering every aspect of fitness. Makes things alot more fun.
Forum: Fitness 04-13-2005, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,888
Posted By Matt McManmon
I thought Shamrock was unusually respectful also....

I thought Shamrock was unusually respectful also. He kept mentioning that ufc was a business and he was trying to promote the sport. He really didn't speak as if he was there to kick ***. It's great...
Forum: Fitness 04-12-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,561
Posted By Matt McManmon
When I do cleans and powercleans for high reps my...

When I do cleans and powercleans for high reps my forearms and grip die out.

Anyone else get this? I am capable of doing much more weight but my forearm/grip endurance is not allowing it.

Any...
Forum: Competitions 03-21-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By Matt McManmon
Good stuff. Impressive that you were able to PR...

Good stuff. Impressive that you were able to PR despite the days earlier workout.
Forum: Nutrition 03-21-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,131
Posted By Matt McManmon
Fish oil is the best option. Stay away from...

Fish oil is the best option. Stay away from Ibuprofen and other NSAIDS. Save them for serious injuries involving swelling and pain. I hope you mean 4-6 per day and not per serving. Heh.

For food,...
Forum: Fitness 03-21-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,692
Posted By Matt McManmon
We can thank our fat American culture for the...

We can thank our fat American culture for the perception that gaunt distance runners are the pinnacle of fitness. It has never made sense to me even knowing that. People will see one kid who can...
Forum: Community 02-06-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,261
Posted By Matt McManmon
So, uh, you think that guy is strong? haha ...

So, uh, you think that guy is strong? haha

That was sick.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,988
Posted By Matt McManmon
I just got my rings a few weeks ago and they are...

I just got my rings a few weeks ago and they are great. Doing movements on them is much tougher than i had anticipated. I've always had alot of respect for gymnasts, but now it has been taken to a...
Forum: Community 01-21-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,928
Posted By Matt McManmon
I'm 20.

I'm 20.
Forum: Fitness 12-19-2004, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,653
Posted By Matt McManmon
Not if your using proper technique and using...

Not if your using proper technique and using weights that are within your limits.
Forum: Starting 12-19-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,773
Posted By Matt McManmon
Yeah i remember asking the same question when i...

Yeah i remember asking the same question when i first started. Your body will adjust. While soreness will always be present if your pushing yourself to new levels, nothing is as bad as the first...
Forum: Fitness 12-17-2004, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By Matt McManmon
It is said that weight lifting can increase bone...

It is said that weight lifting can increase bone density, but does it also increase bone thickness?
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,806
Posted By Matt McManmon
You just need to be strict with the zone so that...

You just need to be strict with the zone so that you can get your bodyfat down to 5-8%. Eating the zone diet becomes fun because you will feel great and see insane results. I dont remember who said...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2004, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By Matt McManmon
Are bumper plates priced per weight or per pair?

Are bumper plates priced per weight or per pair?
Forum: Fitness 11-15-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By Matt McManmon
hmm interesting idea... I am going to try that...

hmm interesting idea... I am going to try that next time i get a chance.
Forum: Community 11-15-2004, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,514
Posted By Matt McManmon
My friend Jason Lauer told me about crossfit. Not...

My friend Jason Lauer told me about crossfit. Not sure how he came across it.
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