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Forum: Nutrition 08-02-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,061
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: What Do You Eat First Thing In AM?

Heavy cream, MCT oil with cold brew!

Buzzzzzzzzzzz!
Forum: Starting 04-15-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,018
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: How to stop butt wink end of squat?

thank you thank you for this

tried it and it's the first time in a year only my hams, quads and (especially) glutes were in sore AND NOT my lower back.

Plus I can do way more weight...ha ha...so...
Forum: Exercises 04-12-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 25,111
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Extra squats

upload your squat form here btw if you want some help...I'm no expert though but there's a ton of people here that would be able to help you out.
Forum: Starting 04-12-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,085
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

yeah I'm really just starting him off by getting proper form squat wise, we barely started with the bar.
Forum: Exercises 04-12-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 25,111
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Extra squats

You probably want to video tape your form and work on getting that down.

Squat isn't like double-unders, it's not volume that's going to get you "better", it's mastering form and slowly progressing...
Forum: Starting 04-12-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,085
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

yeah I'm really just starting him off by getting proper form squat wise, we barely started with the bar.
Forum: Starting 03-23-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,085
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

@Richard Colon hey this is huge! Thanks for your input man
Forum: Starting 03-22-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,085
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

Great great advice...never heard of Osgood–Schlatter disease will definitely be researching this.

So far in the gym we've just been deadlifting, squatting with the bar with minimum weight.
Forum: Starting 03-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,085
Posted By Ben Joven
Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

I have a extremely athletic 12 year old, who I was just told by doctor is going to be 6' 4"-5" and I wanted to get him squatting, which I feel is the most important movement/exercise for athletic...
Forum: Starting 03-21-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,018
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: How to stop butt wink end of squat?

Thanks Kevin, will try this tonight.
Forum: Starting 03-18-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,018
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: How to stop butt wink end of squat?

Thanks for the info!

In regards to mobility I have bad ankles from basketball, in regards to strength I can go 225x5 atg-but with a butt wink and spine curvature-I'm always driving through my...
Forum: Starting 03-17-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 24,018
Posted By Ben Joven
How to stop butt wink end of squat?

Can't get past parallel without a butt wink.

Any stretches or anything I can do mobility wise that can help correct this...
Forum: Fitness 09-01-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,488
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Anybody here try the StrongLifts 5x5?

Yeah now I'm just squatting three times a week, and maybe add a push press.

Keeping it super simple, off days are hiking, or playing a game of basketball.
Forum: Exercises 06-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,743
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: max back squat question

for me like 30% difference
Forum: Exercises 06-27-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,084
Posted By Ben Joven
Unhappy Started 5x5 stronglifts program a month ago and...

...seeing some real good gains!

Coming off a sedentary life for a year, working at a startup with 12 hour days staring at a computer in an "ergonomical" office chair and eating the free pistachios...
Forum: Fitness 06-22-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,001
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Straight Knowledge from Jeff Van Gundy

I use the race car analogy. There's faster and cars with more torque out there so naturally there's going to be more accidents with all these cars going at a high velocity.
Forum: Fitness 06-22-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,488
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Anybody here try the StrongLifts 5x5?

Good call...5x5 is basically just on Mon, Wednesday and Friday so on my off days I'm going to do a conditioning, or some sort of Tabata-training.
Forum: Exercises 06-16-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,438
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: How much running is too much?

I agree with previous posters, depends on what your goals are.

For me, running around 30 miles a week effected my strength and lifts, although I was cutting weight fast, I was also losing weight on...
Forum: Exercises 06-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,467
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Double Unders

One thing that helped me out is stare at isolated mark on the floor about 10 feet in-front of you.

I found that staring at the mirror or drifting my gaze around the room would throw my timing and...
Forum: Fitness 06-16-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,488
Posted By Ben Joven
Anybody here try the StrongLifts 5x5?

I'm just getting out of recovery, and about of .5 years of being sedentary (startup life staring at my macbook 10 hours a day) and before I get back into it, or start anything too crazy, I wanted to...
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,743
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: 2013 Goals?

*kill animals
*eat animals

*added to my list...good sh*t
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,743
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: 2013 Goals?

100 yard hand stand walk
Powerclean x2 my body weight
150 consecutive doubleunders
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-04-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,834
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Home WODs with limited equipment

DIY Plyo Box (http://www.endofthreefitness.com/crossfit-equipment-how-build-plyometric-box/)

Cheap GoFit Jump Rope...
Forum: Exercises 10-30-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,894
Posted By Ben Joven
Re: Handstand walks

1 year ago started by just doing pushups against the wall. I started developing the muscle memory and muscles slowly, and then 3 months I was able to hand stand walk a few steps.

Now I'm able to...
Forum: Fitness 10-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,703
Posted By Ben Joven
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