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Forum: CrossPit 12-07-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,869
Posted By Mark Dowst
I just take a shower as soon as possible with...

I just take a shower as soon as possible with some antibacterial dial bar soap.

Some tips are to clean the things you touch when you are dirty. I try to clean my steering wheel and shift nob...
Forum: Fitness 11-28-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,016
Posted By Mark Dowst
I have been trying to figure out how I can start...

I have been trying to figure out how I can start fitting gymnastics into my routine. I do the Starting Strength workout mwf and have been wondering what ring skills I should try to develop. I can...
Forum: CrossPit 11-21-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,876
Posted By Mark Dowst
Btw, Monson is a beast, but he belongs at a lower...

Btw, Monson is a beast, but he belongs at a lower weight. He was hyped alot, he isn't a pro boxer, and his takedowns were never that amazing. Monson is a great grappler though, the fact that Sylvia...
Forum: CrossPit 11-21-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,136
Posted By Mark Dowst
Jeremy, Cool, I've only had the opportunity to...

Jeremy,
Cool, I've only had the opportunity to train with one person who has expirience with Catch Wrestling. It has alot of small cool techniques and I have been trying to decipher thier leg...
Forum: CrossPit 11-21-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,876
Posted By Mark Dowst
First, I don't like the UFC's heavyweight...

First, I don't like the UFC's heavyweight division in general, compared to Pride the UFC has amatuerish heavyweights compared to Crocop, Fedor, Barnett, Alexansander, Nogiera, Werdum, and Kharitonov....
Forum: CrossPit 11-21-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,136
Posted By Mark Dowst
I love all submission arts, and I've been working...

I love all submission arts, and I've been working my off to better my game on my feet (striking/wrestling). But anyone who has any real knowledge about the grappling arts knows it's about the...
Forum: CrossPit 11-20-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,136
Posted By Mark Dowst
http://www.crossfitracine.com/THE_DISTINGUISHED_SP...

http://www.crossfitracine.com/THE_DISTINGUISHED_SPORT.pdf

The person who wrote this paper in my opinion seems to have a really dated and prejudiced look at mma. It starts off with some really...
Forum: Fitness 11-07-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mark Dowst
Eat alot of extra food to help deal with the...

Eat alot of extra food to help deal with the runs, avoid failure, use your performance on maximal lifts to indicate your need to rest.

If you are allowed to add exercises i'd do something along...
Forum: CrossPit 11-06-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,255
Posted By Mark Dowst
I liked the situp with weights where he stood up...

I liked the situp with weights where he stood up in the end and did pushpresses.
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mark Dowst
I don't see the slow runs afecting your training...

I don't see the slow runs afecting your training much if you make sure to get enough extra calories.

The bodybuilding regiment may interfere with your other lifts if you don't give yourself...
Forum: Exercises 11-06-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,030
Posted By Mark Dowst
Frank, Good point, I haven't thought about...

Frank,
Good point, I haven't thought about weighted ring dips (the thought kinda scares me on my homemade rings).

My rings use a set of 6ft tiedowns and I am certain they are the weak link. I...
Forum: Exercises 11-06-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,569
Posted By Mark Dowst
Your right, just about everyone's form degrades...

Your right, just about everyone's form degrades on the deadlift at maximal loads.
Forum: CrossPit 11-05-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,145
Posted By Mark Dowst
What martial art do you practice? Is it for...

What martial art do you practice?
Is it for self defense or are you planning on competing in the art?

I ask because your needs vary if you are competeing in a striking art (bodyweight becomes...
Forum: Nutrition 10-31-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,218
Posted By Mark Dowst
Nancy Clark's satanic high carb sport's diet...

Nancy Clark's satanic high carb sport's diet advocated up to 1g per lb of weight.

Barry Sear's saint sellout zone diet advocates 1g per lb of LBM.

Since Nancy Clark is the highest regarded...
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,030
Posted By Mark Dowst
Is there really a 3:1 disparity for ring to...

Is there really a 3:1 disparity for ring to regular dips? I mean, for people who thier stabilizers are the limiting factor I can understand the disparity, but isn't it more like bar pullups regarding...
Forum: CrossPit 10-29-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,598
Posted By Mark Dowst
Straight Blast Gym has some really good boxing...

Straight Blast Gym has some really good boxing instructionals by Rodney King (not who you are thinking of). Rodney King's boxing style is really realistic, I really liked it because it doesn't focus...
Forum: CrossPit 10-26-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,699
Posted By Mark Dowst
If you are training Gi grappling I suggest...

If you are training Gi grappling I suggest anything by Roy Harris, he really does simplify stuff for beginners.

No Gi grappling, my favortes are:
Saulo Riberio's stuff for top game.
Marcelo...
Forum: Nutrition 10-26-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,441
Posted By Mark Dowst
Micheal, Raise your activity rating to 1.0 and...

Micheal,
Raise your activity rating to 1.0 and start getting 1.0g of protein per lb of lean body mass, also increase carb and fat blocks accordingly. If you are already doing that start increasing...
Forum: Fitness 10-26-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,690
Posted By Mark Dowst
The increased strength is impressive, but going...

The increased strength is impressive, but going from 205lbs to 184lbs scares the little guys who were planning on using the program for... mass gain. I am sure the vast majority of the weight was...
Forum: Nutrition 10-23-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,605
Posted By Mark Dowst
I remember reading that 3 things were found to...

I remember reading that 3 things were found to increase maximal strength instantly. Alchohol consumption, hypnosis, and a placebo. These three things were compared to someone just walking in taking...
Forum: CrossPit 10-23-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,876
Posted By Mark Dowst
I envy you badly, I can only imagine what it was...

I envy you badly, I can only imagine what it was like to be there.
Forum: Fitness 10-23-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mark Dowst
Forty minutes of any activity has to be aerobic...

Forty minutes of any activity has to be aerobic no matter the heartrate, right?

Diebetic research has led us to beleive that macronutient breakdown is far more important than calories, because...
Forum: Fitness 10-23-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,474
Posted By Mark Dowst
Everybody just needs to intelligently evaluate...

Everybody just needs to intelligently evaluate thier goals and what they are willing to do to achieve them.

Lose fat healthfully with work and sacrifices: Workout for growth hormone response and...
Forum: Fitness 10-22-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,334
Posted By Mark Dowst
On training, Hormones build damaged muscles....

On training,
Hormones build damaged muscles. It is easy to damage muscles, but it takes hard work to instigate a large hormonal response. Gymnastics are more than adequate to damage every muscle in...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,556
Posted By Mark Dowst
Your pilsbury test tooled me. I guess discomfort...

Your pilsbury test tooled me. I guess discomfort has a role in squating. Thanks.
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