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Forum: Nutrition 04-21-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,155
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: Soak your Nuts!

There is definitely an added bonus to doing that, both soaking and sprouting.

Sprouting: You can look at it this way: A seed is basically the initial food source of the plant from which it will...
Forum: Nutrition 12-04-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,737
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
What would be the ideal amount of blocks for me to gain weight?

I've started reading the book and discovered I was waaaaay off, so much that I'm kind of embarrassed by my previous thread. Anyways, I was wondering if you guys could tell me, by experience, what...
Forum: Nutrition 11-24-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Please give me any input on my Zone Diet

Ok so I tried putting up a zone diet of around 29 blocks. I'll list all the meals except supper because it's always random (what my mom makes) and not always zone-friendly, although I try to make it...
Forum: Injuries 11-15-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,377
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Any idea what's wrong with my leg? it seriously hurts like hell

yes I will most probably go see a doctor on Monday unless the pain isn't nearly as intense as it is by then.

What happened is that in my Krav Maga class I was doing Push Kicks and one of them by...
Forum: Fitness 09-18-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,942
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
How good would this program be for someone just starting out?

http://www.teenbodybuilding.com/steh7.htm (wfs)

If you just start out, could that be a good base to prepare yourself to Crossfit, and will it actually give you any strength gains or it will only...
Forum: Fitness 09-11-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,385
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: What would be the best way to reach 8k at a speed of 4:15 per km?

So basically, in the meantime that I research more in-depth what you guys have answered (extremely busy with school right now :/), would it be good if I do, for starters, say:

Monday: Run 1k at...
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,385
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
What would be the best way to reach 8k at a speed of 4:15 per km?

Other than the obvious answer of: run to practice your running skills. I actually have three questions that I've been asking myself and answers could help me optimize my training.

1) Should I run...
Forum: Starting 09-10-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
What would be the best way to reach 8k at a speed of 4:15 per km?

Other than the obvious answer of: run to practice your running skills. I actually have three questions that I've been asking myself and answers could help me optimize my training.

1) Should I run...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-01-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,307
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: John-David's crossfit log

Sup you beast? amazing progress I see there!

Yo my shoulders are getting much better with the physio, I think by January I'll be able to start working out seriously again with SS for starters, and...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-06-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,956
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: John-David Ritchie's Starting Strength

It simply means don't start near your max so that after 2-3 weeks you already plateau and have to drop the weights down
Forum: Workout Logs 06-05-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,956
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: John-David Ritchie's Starting Strength

You know you have to give yourself a "marge de maneuvre" (don't know what it is in English) so that you don't plateau too fast right?
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,947
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
low GI VS high GI carbs post workout?

Me and my friend had an argument about this. We both agree that the Zone diet discourages eating high GI carbs and sticking as much as possible with low GI carbs, but what about post-workout? It...
Forum: Community 03-29-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,239
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
To all you cops out there!

I'm starting my law enforcement program (hopefully I'll get accepted!) in September, and if everything goes smoothly, in less than 3 years I will be an official cop! :D

So I just wanted to gather...
Forum: Injuries 03-27-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,422
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
can heavy squats and deadlifts make my rotator cuffs worse?

I've been having RC pain for quite a while, I tried to keep working out while doing rehab stuff from my physio but it's not fixing itself, so I'll have to stop working out my upper body for a while....
Forum: Fitness 03-15-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,367
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: How does these WODs I made look like?

Yea well the majority of posts on Teen section is either: Liek how can I get teh six packzorz for teh ladeis? ... Either that or replace six pack with biceps. Although you do get the occasional good...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-14-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,307
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: John-David's crossfit log

That's one crazy score bro! I did a massively scaled version of Tommy V due to my shoulders... I did: 21-15-9 Thrusters at 45lbs + 15-9-3 rope pull-ups, in 6 minutes. Good news is, thrusters didn't...
Forum: Fitness 03-10-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,367
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: How does these WODs I made look like?

Hahah so true, I'm slowly starting to lose hope. And I'm not even that knowledgeable at all -_- What's your alt on bb.com?
Forum: Fitness 03-10-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,367
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
How does these WODs I made look like?

I started a Crossfit thread back on bodybuilding.com for people who are interested in it, and I got quite a few people who are now doing Crossfit as a mean of cardio (hey it's a start :D) One of them...
Forum: Community 03-07-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,146
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: To anyone who bought a t-shirt on the CF store

Wow I never thought a simple question could turn into a mini flame war :/ Anyways like Joe said what is done is done, let it go guys :) I got my answer so it's all good!
Forum: Workout Logs 03-04-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,307
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: John-David's crossfit log

How much time did it take you to do the filthy fifty?

Last time I did it, I did it in 38:35

This time, I did it in 23:30!! 15:05 improvement! :D

(in all fairness though, I subbed burpees...
Forum: Testimonials 03-04-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Awesome new PR at the Filthy Fifty!!!

I'm so thrilled about this PR I just had to share it with you guys!

Two Filthy Fifty ago, I did it in 38:35mins
Last one I did, I scaled heavily due to shoulder injury, so time isn't important...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-02-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,543
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: Stefan's "Starting Strength" Work out Log

MONTREAL ALL THE WAY BABY!

On a sidenote, you are squating more than me now... bastard ;)

hahah just kidding, great job keep it up bro!
Forum: Community 03-02-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,146
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: To anyone who bought a t-shirt on the CF store

thanks. I just don't have an awful lot of money for trial and error hahah.
Forum: Community 03-02-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,146
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
To anyone who bought a t-shirt on the CF store

What am I to expect from a small or medium size? Some T-Shirt's medium size or actually really big, while others are a perfect fit for me. Do they have the general, usual size? Or they tend to be...
Forum: Fitness 03-02-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,662
Posted By Nicolas Castonguay
Re: Very weak squat compared to deadlift

Same here, I tend to collapse when I squat heavy. I'll try to get a vid by any means possible, in the mean time I'll do as it was suggested with the angle of my feet and see if it helps.
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