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Forum: Fitness 08-18-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,583
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
There's a Bob Dylan lyric that keeps me going... ...

There's a Bob Dylan lyric that keeps me going...
"He not busy being born, is busy dying."
Forum: Nutrition 08-16-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
W/F/S link ...

W/F/S link

http://www.alternet.org/healthwellness/59864/

Interesting reading in the comments.
Forum: Starting 08-09-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,217
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Thirteen pounds in three weeks? The...

Thirteen pounds in three weeks?

The equation is simple--- Unwanted weight gain equals too much food.

Paleo as an overarching food philosophy is more intuitive then Zone. If you like...
Forum: Starting 07-30-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,970
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Your profile says Des Moines... Crossfit...

Your profile says Des Moines...

Crossfit Iowa


http://www.crossfit-iowa.com/

Link is a Crossfit affiliate. WFS
Forum: Starting 07-20-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,052
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Simple Answer. Form follows function. If a body...

Simple Answer. Form follows function. If a body is lean and functional there is no reason to worry about aesthetics. What is your aesthetic concern?
Forum: Fitness 07-13-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,773
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Colm, The movement prep, stretching and...

Colm,
The movement prep, stretching and recovery work from Verstegen's Core Performance work is outstanding. I do the movement prep along with the XF warmup before I do a WOD. When I started XF I...
Forum: Exercises 07-10-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,544
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Mike, I started including handstand practice and...

Mike, I started including handstand practice and ring dips in my warmup about two months after I got into Crossfit. Three months later I can kick into a handstand and hold it for about 10 seconds and...
Forum: Fitness 07-09-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,927
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
While not a veteran crossfitter( five months)...

While not a veteran crossfitter( five months) I've been involved with physical cultivation for over 20 years. If I want to rest I rest. It's easy to get caught up in the notion that if a day is...
Forum: Starting 06-28-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,538
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Fitness training is an experiment of one. Try...

Fitness training is an experiment of one. Try something that makes sense to you. If it doesn't work out try something else. There is no ideal training regimen that someone can give you. Try several...
Forum: Starting 06-27-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,490
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Pitiful is in the eye of the beholder. The...

Pitiful is in the eye of the beholder. The implication of your question is that YOU think it is pitiful. I don't think it's pitiful because you had the chutzpah to try. One suggestion? Remove the...
Forum: Starting 06-25-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,538
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Part of the beauty of Crossfit is its'...

Part of the beauty of Crossfit is its' simplicity. Even if doing the Black Box ME variation simplicity still reigns.

I've noticed in reading the starting section that many of the questions and...
Forum: Starting 06-22-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,813
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Falling off the path is part of the journey. ...

Falling off the path is part of the journey. Your body and brain needed down time when you got stateside and they were going to get it one way or another. Keep on keepin' on.
Forum: Exercises 06-22-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,032
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Matt, Despite my highminded post I must...

Matt,

Despite my highminded post I must confess that 20 years ago the type of scenarios you mentioned did run through my mind. Once I even got to live one out when I rounded a corner in downtown...
Forum: Exercises 06-22-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,032
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Needing the distraction of an iPod, or having to...

Needing the distraction of an iPod, or having to create fantasy scenarios to run for an hour indicates a profound lack of awareness. Pay attention to breath and posture. Notice your surroundings....
Forum: Starting 06-13-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,924
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
John, Unless you are operating in the top...

John,

Unless you are operating in the top 5% of a skill specific sport-weightlifting, track and field etc..- worrying about the details of conjugate periodizaton, especially without a coach,...
Forum: Starting 06-13-2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,924
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
john, Since you are at the Crossfit site...

john,

Since you are at the Crossfit site you are likely to get this answer, " Try the WOD. Scale if needed." Anthony is right, your routine from the gym is lame. The routine for home is...
Forum: Nutrition 06-08-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,511
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Greg, My point in providing that quote was...

Greg,

My point in providing that quote was to provoke thought. Your response was not even close to bordering on rude.

To some people I'm a fanatic in my nutrition since I tend to limit...
Forum: Starting 06-08-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,658
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Jacob, Go to the Concept 2 website. They have...

Jacob,
Go to the Concept 2 website. They have age and weight bracketed rankings for pulls of varying distances.
Forum: Nutrition 06-07-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,511
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
I can't remember where I found this but I wrote...

I can't remember where I found this but I wrote it down in a journal and put it in quotes so I didn't write it. There is truth in it. How much truth depends on the individual and their level of...
Forum: Starting 06-07-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,037
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Performance Menu Journal April 2005. It's...

Performance Menu Journal April 2005. It's available for download at their website. Five bucks is a small price to pay.
Forum: Starting 06-07-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,037
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Connie, I reckon it's an artful hematoma?

Connie,

I reckon it's an artful hematoma?
Forum: Starting 06-07-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,037
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
It's a bruised hip from a high speed endo launch...

It's a bruised hip from a high speed endo launch on a mtb bike.
Forum: Starting 06-06-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,037
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Ditch the bodybuilding and jump on in. Don't...

Ditch the bodybuilding and jump on in. Don't waste another minute. If you are worried about strength do the CF Black Box/ME variation. Form will follow function. Eat clean. Work hard. I'm 44 and if...
Forum: Fitness 05-29-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,873
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Chris, I'm following a...

Chris,

I'm following a Metcon-ME-Metcon-rest-Metcon-ME rest and repeat schedule and it's working great. Every so often I'll take a couple of extra days off.

Your intuition is spot on. Keep...
Forum: Starting 05-17-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,379
Posted By Steven L Blondeau
Timothy, While you preface your message it...

Timothy,

While you preface your message it still comes across as disrepectful. What you are doing now is not working for you. The bottom line is are you more interested in what you look like in...
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