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Forum: Exercises 06-20-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,940
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: How to determine adequate back squat depth.

Pick a spot on the wall or rack when you are warming up that is past parallel or where you want to hit. During the warmups if you consistently make it to that mark it should become easier to...
Forum: Exercises 06-20-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,797
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: pull up help part 2

Second the grease the groove method as outline above. Also vary your hand grip from narrow to wide as you can get a few more reps out generally when you come in closer.
Forum: Nutrition 06-20-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,462
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Suggestions for a bachelor in the military

Second the idea of a portable grill. What could you hypothetically have in your room with regards to cooking? A Foreman grill? A hot plate? A kettle?

A friend of mine who lived in the blocks for a...
Forum: Fitness 04-20-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,499
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Neck frequency

To be fair, that last fight was via roundhouse to the kidneys and a monster knee to the body earlier in the fight.
Forum: Fitness 04-20-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,499
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Neck frequency

My first question would be what your goals are for neck. It sounds like you are training it for martial arts. Any wrestler will tell you that neck bridges are an integral part of building the neck...
Forum: Exercises 02-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,769
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Any point to bench press instead of military press?

Sorry Katherine, but this made me laugh in a good way. I think its awesome that a woman is admonishing a guy to bench more.

For the OP, I don't see what is so hard about following a program as...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-01-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,034
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Leading by example

The ideal coach is someone who is proficient, experienced and educated about what they do, as well as capable of passing that knowledge and skill on. I think that regardless of how educated,...
Forum: Fitness 02-01-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,625
Posted By Matt Rexin
Post Re: Prowler and Stair Sprints

I'm a big fan of simple things like 10-20 40 yd sprints with a mid level of weight. If you combine prowler sprints with weighted carries it can become pretty evil. Try adding in some overhead or...
Forum: Exercises 12-22-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,805
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Reverse Grip Bench? Feedback appreciated, especially from Chris Mason

I'm not sure what your exact question is Blair, other than whether or not reverse grip bench is a useful assistance exercise. But the answer is yes :p

Seriously though, if you want to decrease the...
Forum: Exercises 12-16-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,032
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Wondering if this will suffice for a brutal Conditioning Workout?

There is a great article by Dan John that details a variety of different carries for conditioning.
http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/the_secret_of_loaded_carries
wfs except for...
Forum: Exercises 12-14-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,032
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Wondering if this will suffice for a brutal Conditioning Workout?

I had to look up what a butcher was, it turns out it's a renamed prowler. Prowler/ Butcher pushes really depend on the surface you use them on, grass or softer ground is harder to use than concrete...
Forum: Fitness 12-13-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,320
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Air Force

Woah, slow down there Internet tough guy. This was the original post in the thread.




You then came out of left field with:

You never mention anything about new recruits, or initial pt tests, you...
Forum: Fitness 12-12-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,045
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: article sites

Here are a few more to add to the list

http://www.beastskills.com/tutorials/ wfs
Good site for bw exercises

http://rosstraining.com/blog/ wfs
Conditioning, DIY equipment ideas, fight videos
Ross...
Forum: Fitness 12-12-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,320
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Air Force

Hey Evan, what I meant is that they undergo a different physical and "fitness" assessment than other occupations. It's "measured" differently in that they undergo pressure testing and vision tests...
Forum: Fitness 12-12-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,320
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Air Force

This is what you wrote, not about the standards for getting in, which differ depending on the trade you get into. So both ways, you are still wrong.
Forum: Fitness 12-12-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,320
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Air Force

Ok, Drew, since you seem to have taken offence to my simple correction of you I would like to direct you to DAOD 5023-2, physical fitness program. It CLEARLY states that there are a variety of...
Forum: Fitness 12-08-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,320
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Air Force

Same requirements?!
You may want to check your facts there, Drew.
Forum: Nutrition 12-05-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 39,111
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Creatine Question

As many have previously said, sticking with the creatine monoydrate is the best option. Just a cursory google search got me several studies debunking CEE, but I have seen many studies purporting the...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-05-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,492,055
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

+1. Very legit movement.
Forum: Exercises 12-05-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,458
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Zercher Squats

Here are a few things I've learned doing zercher squats.
1. Chalk your elbow creases up.
2. Bring your hands in closer together, it helps to stabilize the weight. What I mean by this is to have a...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-30-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,492,055
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

Ok, back on track, I witnessed a 5 man team of guys "spotting" speed benches on the smith machine followed by "heavy(being relative, it was 1 plate and a 25) benches. Following the set, the leader...
Forum: Exercises 11-04-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,509
Posted By Matt Rexin
Position of non working leg during single leg squat

Sorry if this question has already been asked, but what is the purpose of putting the leg in front of you during a single leg squat as opposed to holding the non working leg behind you or to the...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Buying bro kb's...best online retailer?

I am not too sure what the shipping would look like to have them shipped from North America to South Korea ( I probably don't want to know, either $$$$), but Bells of steel in Canada has some really...
Forum: Exercises 10-15-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,191
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Where do you go for programming?

Ross Enamait has some great ideas for training at home, a lot of his stuff is home friendly and he talks about training with a newborn in the house a lot.

http://rosstraining.com/blog/ wfs for the...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By Matt Rexin
Re: Equipment in Canada

Bells of steel is pretty good, they are based out of Calgary and have a wide selection of kettlebells, bumper plates and have some strongman and Powerlifting equipment as well. I bought my prowler,...
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