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Forum: Starting 05-01-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,090
Posted By Igor Torfs
Re: Looking to get started with Crossfit

Hey Michael
You have a lot of courage to be so open.
Additionally, I admire your determination to change things in your life.

I think CF is a very good choice.

Be patient with yourself & have...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-10-2006, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,127
Posted By Igor Torfs
Bill Why don't you try playing...

Bill

Why don't you try playing beachvolleyball occasionally to improve your jumping?

PS. keep posting, you're an inspiration

Igor
(Belgian volleyplayer, doing crossfit and...
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,692
Posted By Igor Torfs
Very good!

Very good!
Forum: Nutrition 03-12-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,014
Posted By Igor Torfs
Question about the zone and pasta ... . A...

Question about the zone and pasta ... .

A cup of pasta, is that 240 grams?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,989
Posted By Igor Torfs
Hallo, Johan Ik ben zelf van Antwerpen en ben...

Hallo, Johan
Ik ben zelf van Antwerpen en ben heel tevreden met de kettlebells die ik gekocht heb bij www.k3k.de (http://www.k3k.de). Kwaliteit is heel goed, prijs is niet te hoog!

Groetjes ...
Forum: Exercises 03-05-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By Igor Torfs
This question is already been answered on the...

This question is already been answered on the Dragondoor forum, and think even multiple times.

It was something along these lines: when building up pistols, at returning to Back Squats, your max...
Forum: Nutrition 09-19-2005, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,331
Posted By Igor Torfs
A half liter semi-skimmed milk is a perfect two...

A half liter semi-skimmed milk is a perfect two block zone snack.

I know milk is not recommended, but if you're active, it's not zuch a bad thing. The old school strongman like Hackenschmidt...
Forum: Fitness 09-12-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,859
Posted By Igor Torfs
Has anybody an idea when the archive pages are...

Has anybody an idea when the archive pages are going to be updated, please?

Thanks in advance and kind regards!
Forum: Fitness 08-08-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,864
Posted By Igor Torfs
Most high level competitive volleyball players...

Most high level competitive volleyball players weigh 90 to 105 kg. I believe it depends on the sport.
Forum: Starting 06-17-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,046
Posted By Igor Torfs
I was impressed when reading the strong...

I was impressed when reading the strong performances of Matt G. In his muscle up video he looks like a very balanced athlete. When I read Art De Vany's "Evolutionary Fitness", I decided to try...
Forum: Fitness 05-31-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,349
Posted By Igor Torfs
I read that according to a study, people that...

I read that according to a study, people that lived the longest had a BMI of 25, provided that it is carried on an athletic, muscled frame. That comes pretty close to CF studs, isn't it? (I read it...
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,920
Posted By Igor Torfs
I also do a lot of door pullups, following the...

I also do a lot of door pullups, following the Naked Warrior workout (= GTG'ing pistols, one arm pushups and door pullups).

I'd say they're only a bit more difficult, at the end of the day it's...
Forum: Nutrition 05-14-2004, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By Igor Torfs
For myself, when I use peanut butter (PB) in...

For myself, when I use peanut butter (PB) in combination with egg whites or cheese, I do count protein in PB as protein blocks.

(Remember that PB was brought on the market in the 20's as protein...
Forum: Nutrition 05-03-2004, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By Igor Torfs
1 oz. = 30 grams 1 cup = 250 ml = more or less...

1 oz. = 30 grams
1 cup = 250 ml = more or less 250 grams
Forum: Nutrition 05-03-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By Igor Torfs
OK, I think that's a fair reason, but I want to...

OK, I think that's a fair reason, but I want to highlight that Clarence Bass rates peanut butter very high as a protein source.

Read http://www.cbass.com/Peanutbutter.htm, an article that...
Forum: Nutrition 05-03-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By Igor Torfs
Why aren't peanuts & peanut butter only ranked in...

Why aren't peanuts & peanut butter only ranked in the fat block list? And not in the protein block list?

I mean I find a very tasty and nutritient/protein dense kind of food, that I eat...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,518
Posted By Igor Torfs
A few months ago, Crossfit propagated the use of...

A few months ago, Crossfit propagated the use of the Seiko SO52 stopwatch as an ideal interval stopwatch. I heard today at the mall that Seiko stopped manufacturing these. I informed myself and it...
Forum: Workout of the Day 06-21-2003, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,468
Posted By Igor Torfs
I tried Tabata squat thrusts yesterday ... ...

I tried Tabata squat thrusts yesterday ...

Result: breathing very hard!
Forum: Exercises 05-06-2003, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,943
Posted By Igor Torfs
Dan Thanks for the pointers. I currently...

Dan

Thanks for the pointers. I currently have a long barbel with weights upto my bodyweight and am experimenting with the OLifts on my own.

The discussion above convinced of the OL benefits...
Forum: Exercises 04-30-2003, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,943
Posted By Igor Torfs
Some questions: "3. Capoeira and...

Some questions:

"3. Capoeira and kettlebelling are moderately valuable foundations for developing elite fitness"

In my very humble opinion, KBing can bring a weak athlete to the status of...
Forum: Fitness 04-14-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,934
Posted By Igor Torfs
Are one arm pushups as valuable as dips? Out of...

Are one arm pushups as valuable as dips? Out of curiosity ... .

Kind regards
Igor
Belgium
Forum: Exercises 02-28-2003, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,025
Posted By Igor Torfs
I'm interested in doing Olympic lift type of...

I'm interested in doing Olympic lift type of exercises in my conditioning routine. My goals are increasing my athletic abilities for volleyball and i.e. increased vertical.

But I don't have...
Forum: Exercises 01-13-2003, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,080
Posted By Igor Torfs
Reading that jumping relatively low has a great...

Reading that jumping relatively low has a great deal of the benefits, wouldn't it be a great staple exercise to jump up the stairs for example, rather low and thus safe?

Jumping down the stairs...
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