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Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,281
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Body Fortress Protein

Kevin,

Usually those products are made by other retailers, as such with the case that Muscletech makes Six Star Pro Nutrition, but use lower quality ingredients. IMO you get what you pay for. I...
Forum: Nutrition 01-20-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,837
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Dropping weight and protein shakes

Charles,

I am glad you asked this questions, because it ties into how I was going to answer the original question. Protein powder should be looked at as a "food" supplement and taken into...
Forum: Nutrition 01-12-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,483
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Breakfast Meat

I also buy the jones to change things up everyonce and a while... Of all the boxed breakfast sausage, these seem the best. And I totally agree on leftover dinner for breakfast. You can even try to...
Forum: Fitness 01-12-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,878
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Affiliate Changing Strength Program

Unfortunately, we can't really provide you any options. Only your affiliate can. Ask them if you can do your own thing during the "strength" portion of the class and then join back in when they...
Forum: Fitness 01-10-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: What would you change in your programming if.....

also, scale, scale, scale... leave your ego at the door.
Forum: Starting 01-10-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,859
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: tough mudder beginner

I didn't do any "special" training when I did the Tough Mudder last October in VA, just my normal CrossFit routine. If i had it to do over again, I would definitely do more running, especially...
Forum: Starting 01-09-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,935
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: What if I miss a day or get off schedule?

You can do Sundays workout, or make one up. The problem will be the next day when the mainsite is rest. If you can't follow the mainsites 3/1 schedule, this will happen to you often. What I used...
Forum: Nutrition 12-28-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,161
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Fish Oil Quality v. Price

Price vs quality does matter... The biggest factor in deciding a fish oil is whether or not it is in Triglyceride (TG) form or Ethyl Ester (EE). TG form is better absorbed by the body than EE. ...
Forum: Nutrition 12-28-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,177
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Early morning workouts..

Ryan,

Is that bulletproof coffee? Do you follow the bulletproof executive?
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,666
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Do I need to follow a specific program/affiliate

great answer...

If you find an affiliate that has programming you like, give the owner/coach a call or email and ask them about it to see if it truly fits your goals. I am sur they'd be willing...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,837
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Supportive Underwear for Deadlifting?

the biggest problem with the Internet is everyone is an expert, haha...

I did a quick search (im at work too) and all I could really find was people mentioning that depending on the fit, boxers...
Forum: Exercises 12-16-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,455
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: "Clean" squat clean vs power clean

Your assumption is correct (as I have been taught or lead to believe)...

If you read through the comments section under the WOD your questioned is discussed. Best thing to do as many mentioned...
Forum: Nutrition 12-01-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,494
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: swing shift work, crossfit, and paleo

Oscar,

You said you lost 30lbs. What was your weight to begin with? Your question can't be answered unless you give some facts about yourself first.

Age
Weight
Goals, etc...
Forum: Nutrition 12-01-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,156
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: high priced wpi vs cheap wpc

If you do some searching through the forums, you'll find plenty of info on protein...

WPC - is more closer to protein in its natural form with a little bit of fat and carbs still attached.
...
Forum: Fitness 12-01-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,335
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Substituting Running for Rowing

According to the FAQs,

3.2. How does running compare to rowing, biking, etc.?
To compare the different aerobic exercises, pick a comparable time interval.
For example, if you run 400m in 90...
Forum: Starting 11-16-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,824
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Affiliate to Office Gym

Dom,

Being able to drop the weight in the case of failing or missing the lift for me is the biggest benefit of working out an affiliate. I Crossfitted for three years on my own in a regular gym...
Forum: Nutrition 10-28-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,496
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Another chocolate milk question

Extra sugar is extra sugar. When and how much should depend on your goals. If you're trying to lose weight, drinking chocolate milk probably isn't a good thing. I would also question how "hard"...
Forum: Exercises 10-27-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,241
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Overhead squat?

Is that intent of your post to merely vent??? If so, I feel your pain. I see people at the box struggle with these all the time. Shoes are defintely one of the biggest problems I see when people...
Forum: Starting 10-26-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,004
Posted By Mike McGee
Forum: Competitions 10-03-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,414
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: tuff mudder

Casey,

Great advice.

Mike,

Are you doing it in Wintergreen? What time and day? I am Sunday at 10:20 or 10:40, I have to check. I have just been doing CF. I did the rebel race a few...
Forum: Nutrition 06-10-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,847
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Protein Shake

Dan, great answer!! you took the words out of my mouth (or fingers...)
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,697
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: better shoes for CF

New Balance Minimus. I have been wearing them non-stop for the past couple weeks and have been able to do every WOD in them.
Forum: Nutrition 06-06-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,280
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: if protein powder is protein powder is protein powder...

I'm jumping in here kind of late, but I asked the question about grass-fed whey products and from what I was told it doesn't really matter since the feeding grass vs. grain really only matters in the...
Forum: Community 06-03-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mike McGee
Re: Memorial Day Murph

we wound up doing it at our box (CrossFit Sweat Springfield, VA) as a 2-person team, heat index was 105 and the air quality was crap!!!! I actually enjoyed doing it with a partner, not because it...
Forum: Nutrition 06-03-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,671
Posted By Mike McGee
Grass-Fed Whey

Does anyone know if grass-fed whey is more superior than I guess regular whey protein?

A couple of the products I've looked at are:

Warrior Whey: http://www.warriorwhey.com/ (WFS)

Stronger...
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