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Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,010
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: New study: Carbs, not fats, threaten the heart. (what a shocker....)

i tried it. it may work for some but it messed me up pretty good. a lot of peaks and valleys on how I felt on a daily basis. Also, I hated seeing the massive fluctuations on the scale that would...
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,197
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: birch pollen allergy?

thanks Jason. I eat about 80/20 or 90/10 paleo at this point already. I also dont eat dairy as I am lactose intolerant. And this allergy has gotten progressively worse even while eating this way. ...
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,010
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: New study: Carbs, not fats, threaten the heart. (what a shocker....)

I agree that "low carb" isnt the only way. Eat carbs, just make sure they are good carbs. I am just frustrated by friends and family who throw their hands up and say "im giving up, im just not meant...
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,304
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: cheat meals... yes or no?

yeah i hate that is the thing that seemingly works so well, espcially with summer coming up and those nice outdoor drinking days... but just got to suck it up.
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,010
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: New study: Carbs, not fats, threaten the heart. (what a shocker....)

i dont know that anyones "demonizing" carbs. Its just bringing up the fact that maybe avoiding animal fats like the plague and overloading on processed foods and sugar is not the way to go. You...
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,010
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: New study: Carbs, not fats, threaten the heart. (what a shocker....)

new is often a relative term :)
I hadnt seen it and thank you for posting it as there are a few people I care about that I have been preaching this too and they seem reluctant to take my word for it....
Forum: Nutrition 04-28-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,304
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: cheat meals... yes or no?

thank you Tamara. That was the answer I didnt want to hear lol but was the one I expected. I just wanted to hear from someone around my age who accomplished what i am trying to and to see if the...
Forum: Nutrition 04-27-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,197
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: birch pollen allergy?

thanks Meghan. My goals are to drop weight but im not scared of fat, good fats. I enjoy Bacon, eggs and all sorts of dead animal. But can you elaborate on what Tallow is? I have never heard of it at...
Forum: Nutrition 04-27-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,304
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: cheat meals... yes or no?

thanks for your input. it is appreciated. I should clarify what I mean a little more though. I dont drink daily, far from it. What i am talking about is the once in a while, going out, indulging a...
Forum: Nutrition 04-27-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,304
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: cheat meals... yes or no?

Tamara, you are one of the people whose opinions I respect the most on here and know that you have transformed your body. what are your thoughts on alcohol? I have lost 50 of the 90 i want to loose....
Forum: Nutrition 04-27-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,197
Posted By Scott Hallas
birch pollen allergy?

For the past year or so, before i started eating Paleo, I noticed that after eating some fruits, apples, peaches, nectarines to be specific, I started getting tingly and itchy in my mouth. I have...
Forum: Starting 04-16-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,325
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: What shoes to wear?

I have a pair of the INNOV8 311 and love them. Also like VFF
Forum: Starting 04-16-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,881
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: Is it Motivating or Demeaning?

i would say it would vary from person to person and workout to workout. But while I would appreciate some cheering on during my last few reps, I would not appreciate anyone coming back to finish with...
Forum: Starting 04-14-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,049
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: How did you choose which affiliate to join?

1. schedule matched
2. loved the programming. Its customized and they add in 5-3-1 wendler program not just slapping main page stuff on their site
3. nice facilities and awesome people and coaches...
Forum: Starting 03-28-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,455
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: Which affiliate is right for me?

agree with whomever originally wrote about the benefits of a box doing their own programming and not just posting main site WODs. I have the luxury of having about 7 or 8 different boxes to chose...
Forum: Nutrition 03-25-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,276
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: zma and melatonin

well due to general life nonsese I wont be able to train again until tuesday so I will be taking fri,sat,sun, and monday off. Ill see how my body feels after the 4 days of doing nothing physical and...
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,533
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: Documenting My Struggles

welcome and good luck. its not easy but its fun and you will see results if you do the work. looking forward to watching your progress
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,276
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: zma and melatonin

crossfit 4 times a week. occasionally will do a 5th day or a yoga class but its 4x a week 90 percent of the time.
I haven taken a rest or a deload week (meaning I only worked out twice) in a few...
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,276
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: zma and melatonin

steven, thanks but I dont know that thats the answer. The reason I dont get much sleep is I wake up at 05:00AM to leave my house at 06:00, commute into the city and dont get back home til around...
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,276
Posted By Scott Hallas
zma and melatonin

My schedule is such that I have to workout at night and on a good night the most sleep i can possibly get is 6 hours. Its not ideal but without boring you with the details its not something that can...
Forum: Exercises 02-23-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,637
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: yoga/static stretching prior to workout

Hey Lori,I have never heard of hot house yoga. I have done hot yoga and the temp has reached 110 with high humidity and yes it took a bit to get used to. You do feel amazing afterwards.
I decided to...
Forum: Exercises 02-17-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,637
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: yoga/static stretching prior to workout

thanks Katherine but thats not an issue for me. I have taken those classes plenty and I know the dangers of the heat allowing you to stretch farther than one should go and I dont go to that point. I...
Forum: Exercises 02-17-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,637
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: yoga/static stretching prior to workout

i have dont the hot and yes it can be draining. I do drink a ton of water though before during and after. I can only make that class prior to the WOD not after. Its on a saturday and Saturday while...
Forum: Exercises 02-17-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,637
Posted By Scott Hallas
Re: yoga/static stretching prior to workout

well it is one of the high heat ones actually.
Forum: Exercises 02-17-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,637
Posted By Scott Hallas
yoga/static stretching prior to workout

Dont know if this belongs here so mods please feel free to move.
Along with doing the WODS I would like to add Yoga twice a week because I enjoy it. I am not using it in place of dynamic...
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