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Forum: Fitness 05-30-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,367
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Thanks a million. I always appreciate the support...

Thanks a million. I always appreciate the support I get on these boards.

I'm leaving for some summer training rotations pretty soon, and will be training my off all summer. I'll definetely...
Forum: Injuries 05-30-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,786
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Good stuff... That .pdf was particularly helpful....

Good stuff... That .pdf was particularly helpful. I also asked my physio for some tips and he gave me a bunch of exercises to do. Still hurts when I'm sitting in the truck but at least I'm not all...
Forum: Injuries 05-22-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,786
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Just started a quick job that I'll be doing for...

Just started a quick job that I'll be doing for the next three weeks, filling in for someone else. Thing is, it involves sitting in a very uncomfortable truck all day. That poses serious problems...
Forum: Fitness 05-11-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,367
Posted By Joe Cloutier
'Aight.. Thanks for confirming what I...

'Aight..

Thanks for confirming what I thought. I was pretty sure you had to be one hell of a sicko to get through that. I think I want it bad enough though. I'm getting a bachelor's degree in...
Forum: Fitness 05-10-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,367
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Just did and got 14. Grinded aaaalmost to the top...

Just did and got 14. Grinded aaaalmost to the top on the 15th but I guess it wouldn't have counted as a full rep. So my estimates for those were slightly enthusiastic... But I used to be able to do...
Forum: Fitness 05-10-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,367
Posted By Joe Cloutier
I'm considering to apply in JTF 2 after I'm done...

I'm considering to apply in JTF 2 after I'm done with university. Been in the Canadian Army reserve for almost two years now and I'm loving it. I've made a few posts here before, mainly about...
Forum: Fitness 01-09-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,202
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Woops typo :blush: Last time I checked at...

Woops typo :blush:

Last time I checked at least I could make the difference between a front and back lever... Would it even be possible to do a one armed front lever? I can't even begin to...
Forum: Fitness 01-08-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,202
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Seen it before,Lacasse is a ridiculously strong...

Seen it before,Lacasse is a ridiculously strong guy.

I saw him throwing some tricks in the old town (he lives at the same place I do, in Quebec city) once and I was shocked.

The one armed...
Forum: Fitness 01-07-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,416
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Don't remember if I went into details on that on...

Don't remember if I went into details on that on APK, but here is a bit more on my reasoning behind this. If I'm getting chased I want two things:

1) Be able to clear any obstacle that comes in...
Forum: Fitness 01-06-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,416
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Hi everyone, Me and my training partner...

Hi everyone,

Me and my training partner have been practicing and training for parkour over the past two years and I think we are beginning to have a fairly good idea of what to do (or not to do)...
Forum: Injuries 01-06-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,345
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Craig, most of the training I do is dedicated to...

Craig, most of the training I do is dedicated to improving performance in parkour, and I figured that some amount of speed benching would be good to develop the explosiveness I need to kong larger...
Forum: Injuries 01-05-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,345
Posted By Joe Cloutier
All the evidence from what I have read and felt,...

All the evidence from what I have read and felt, and from the way that I have trained in the past two years (lots of dips, barbell bench presses and overhead presses) leaves me to conclude that I...
Forum: Fitness 11-30-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,145
Posted By Joe Cloutier
My question was a bit unclear, sorry for that. ...

My question was a bit unclear, sorry for that.

Critical power is the maximum intensity that you can maintain forever (theoretically speaking). In theory, critical power would be the intensity...
Forum: Fitness 11-29-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,145
Posted By Joe Cloutier
I have a few quick questions for all you...

I have a few quick questions for all you knowledgeable people.

- Is it possible to design a program that would develop a high critical power?
- Is there a direct correlation between increases...
Forum: Nutrition 11-05-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Very well. Thanks a lot Jeff!

Very well.

Thanks a lot Jeff!
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By Joe Cloutier
I definetely will after I'm done with this part...

I definetely will after I'm done with this part of my training. I already wasted the first week of it though so I'll stick with my current plan until the final week, but I'll get on the Zone after...
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Thanks for all that info people, I appreciate it....

Thanks for all that info people, I appreciate it.

I already tried to switch to the zone a while ago and hated it. I probably didn't stay at it long enough to get used to it as Darrell said....
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,426
Posted By Joe Cloutier
I am currently halfway through an 8-week...

I am currently halfway through an 8-week powerlifting style program aimed towards setting new PR's on all my lifts. Now, I'm no competitive lifter, I'm just a regular college student (18 years old)...
Forum: Fitness 10-15-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,767
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Lately I've been squatting twice a week at around...

Lately I've been squatting twice a week at around 185-190 (depending on how I feel) for 4 sets of 5. Haven't really been able to up the weights past this 190 barrier for reps though.
Forum: Fitness 10-14-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,767
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Thanks for that guys, I appreciate it. ...

Thanks for that guys, I appreciate it.

Matthew, that was a very interesting article indeed. I'll try to follow the strategies explained there to get my squat back up to a respectable weight. I'm...
Forum: Fitness 10-14-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,767
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Ok I've been having some really weird things...

Ok I've been having some really weird things happen to my squats and deadlifts lately. This summer I left to work as a counselor in a summer camp and basically had to stop working out for two months....
Forum: Nutrition 06-09-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,809
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Thanks Mike. You're probably right. I've...

Thanks Mike.

You're probably right. I've started training at around 13 or 14 (now almost 18) and I've always used the bodybuilding style program. Although I did change frequently the exercises....
Forum: Nutrition 06-08-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,809
Posted By Joe Cloutier
I'm already doing squats, deadlifts and presses...

I'm already doing squats, deadlifts and presses and I generally try to pick the most compound movements I can. Like for triceps I'll do some close grip bench press.. not cable push-downs. I've...
Forum: Nutrition 06-08-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,809
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Okay great. So essentially drop all the...

Okay great.

So essentially drop all the carbs coming from grains and the like, replace them with fruits/veggies, and go overkill on the fat and proteins... I think I can do that. My post-workout...
Forum: Nutrition 06-08-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,809
Posted By Joe Cloutier
Okay well I've been reading around these boards...

Okay well I've been reading around these boards for a few weeks before I actually decided to register. You guys all sound like a very informative community and this looks like one of the best fitness...
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