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Forum: Starting 05-16-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,205
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: What questions to ask?

As a 12 week newbie who also is older (52) and out of shape, my opinion is that the box is only as good as the coaches.

Some coaches coach their own egos.
Some coach as if everyone is at their...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-14-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

WOD

3 rep max front squat x 4 sets @ 115#

3 rep max push press x 4 sets @ 105#

1.5 Mile Run = 14:30

30 Hanging Knee Ups
Forum: Workout Logs 05-12-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Unreal.

Out of nowhere, I achieved my first RX'd WOD today.

400 meter run

60 Hollow Rocks

400 meter run
Forum: Workout Logs 05-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Today:

Crossfit Games WOD 2

2000 meter row = 10:02

50 Pistols (Green Band sub)

30 HPC @ 75#
Forum: Workout Logs 05-11-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Trying to get my system to use fat instead of bad carbs / sugar for fuel, since I am 40# overweight. Been Paleoish for 8 weeks, so the transition has been brutal at times, but the weight is now...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Jim:

These are very helpful observations, thank you.

Indeed, I am realizing that my recovery time needs to be more. I think perhaps I am trying to do too much, too soon.

At 85% Paleo, I also...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-10-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Unhappy Over 50 and stalled

Need some advice from fellow over 50's.

Been doing Xfit 3-4 times a week for ten weeks.

On Paleo diet about 85%.

Sleep 7-9 depending on the day, and even go in to the box on off days for...
Forum: Starting 05-04-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,465
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Smile Re: Just did first day and still alive... Barely!!!

C:

Welcome and congratulations.

I was in a pretty similar condition to yours.

Ten weeks ago I started my Crossfit/Paleo journey.

Will never look back. Down two belt notches, stronger,...
Forum: Starting 05-03-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 69,734
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Too much $$$

$150.00 per month gets me unlimited classes at my affiliate, use of the gym, access to the coaches.

The recommended Crossfit regimen is three days on, one day off.

At five classes a week, that...
Forum: Starting 05-03-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 69,734
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: Too much $$$

I used to spend at least $150.00 a month on crap food, eating stuff that was killing me at restaurants, going to the bar, things people consider important.

I realized my life and my health was...
Forum: Testimonials 05-01-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,557
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Smile Re: On Ramp and Onwards Update

Starting week nine.

Because of the great coaches and the great box (Crossfit Amped, Bellevue, Washington) I go to, I am leaner, stronger, fitter and two belt notches down.

Paleo diet...
Forum: Starting 04-15-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,989
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: My first day...

Congratulations on beginning. I was in similar condition to yours. 40 pounds overweight, 52 years old and out of shape.

I did the On Ramp month, and now am beginning my third week of regular...
Forum: Starting 04-07-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,265
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: 2 goals for this beginner!

Wayne:

We're in the same boat, but I am 52, so your young compared to me.

I'm two months in, after completing a one month On Ramp.

I am amazed at how much stronger, leaner and fitter I...
Forum: Starting 04-07-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,935
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Re: The price of eggs???

I say you should get into a box. The camaraderie, coaching and technique training are key to effective CF.

My affiliate is month to month at 155 for three days a week, down to 125 with a local...
Forum: Starting 04-07-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,902
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Smile Re: New To Crossfit

Michael:

I am 52, overweight, have high blood pressure and high cholesterol and am a smoker.

I have been with Crossfit two months only.

It is simply the best workout around.

I am now...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-02-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13,610
Views: 2,314,558
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Smile Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Just finished On Ramp, one month.

Began WOD with Angie, modified, today.

25 Banded pull ups
70 Ring rows
100 Sit ups
100 Knee push ups
100 Squats.
Forum: Testimonials 03-31-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,557
Posted By Andrew Tsao
Smile On Ramp and Onwards

Just completed On Ramp at my local box, Crossfit Amped in Bellevue, Washington.

I'm 52, have high cholesterol, high blood pressure and am 30 pounds overweight.

Thanks to the amazing coaches and...
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