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Forum: Nutrition 05-18-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Allan Fisher
My experience is it's much more likely when you...

My experience is it's much more likely when you combine several irritants (spicy food, grease, tomatoes, alcohol -- hmmm) than when you consume just one.
Forum: Injuries 10-02-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,779
Posted By Allan Fisher
Good ITB overview:...

Good ITB overview: http://www.runningtimes.com/rt/articles/print.asp?id=6099
Forum: Injuries 09-24-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,936
Posted By Allan Fisher
Good article on stretches at...

Good article on stretches at http://www.runningtimes.com/rt/articles/print.asp?id=6099
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Allan Fisher
Maybe things just slip through sometimes, but I...

Maybe things just slip through sometimes, but I have successfully ordered heavy but small items several times from everythingtrackandfield at the cheap rates.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Allan Fisher
Shipping is 10% of the product price, with a...

Shipping is 10% of the product price, with a minimum of $7.50. There's an exception for oversize items, which apparently does not include kettlebells. I haven't tried to remove the rubber piece...
Forum: Community 09-22-2006, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,427
Posted By Allan Fisher
landsend.com does custom jeans over the internet;...

landsend.com does custom jeans over the internet; you provide a bunch of fit parameters, and they guarantee the result.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Allan Fisher
I just got a "first place" kettlebell, now on...

I just got a "first place" kettlebell, now on sale at everythingtrackandfield.com, which also has cheap shipping. The price is right and the casting is as nice or nicer than the K2 bells I have, and...
Forum: Injuries 09-01-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,753
Posted By Allan Fisher
There is a good-looking fresh survey abstract at...

There is a good-looking fresh survey abstract at http://www.thieme-connect.com/ejournals/abstract/sportsmed/doi/10.1055/s-2005-87 2824...
Forum: Injuries 09-01-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,753
Posted By Allan Fisher
To expand on Jerimiah's point, the key seems to...

To expand on Jerimiah's point, the key seems to be the apparently poorly understood lifecycle of joint cartilage. There seems to be evidence that there's a dose-response issue (too much or too...
Forum: Injuries 08-31-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,753
Posted By Allan Fisher
After some more poking around, it turns out that...

After some more poking around, it turns out that the patella-femur contact points shift around during flexion, and in particular it is only after 90 deg that the "odd facet" of the patella comes into...
Forum: Injuries 08-31-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,753
Posted By Allan Fisher
I have never seen anything really compelling, but...

I have never seen anything really compelling, but here are a couple of articles suggesting that deep squatting is tough on the knees:
...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,761
Posted By Allan Fisher
In a similar vein, I'd be interested in a...

In a similar vein, I'd be interested in a comparison by the knowledgeable between the reverse hyper and the glute-ham raise.
Forum: Injuries 08-16-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,129
Posted By Allan Fisher
In the course of rehabbing my knee from multiple...

In the course of rehabbing my knee from multiple injuries, the thing that has consistently helped is to get it really warmed up, typically with 10 brisk minutes on the exercise bike, before squatting.
Forum: Exercises 08-05-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,768
Posted By Allan Fisher
Tim, that's not "greasing the groove." The GTG...

Tim, that's not "greasing the groove." The GTG idea is to spread out your sets over the day, typically at 1/2 your max reps, so you are always fresh and never approach failure.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By Allan Fisher
Med balls are UPS-able. Just theoretical at this...

Med balls are UPS-able. Just theoretical at this point...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By Allan Fisher
Just noticed the free shipping thread, and they...

Just noticed the free shipping thread, and they have TKO leather med balls ranging from $18 for 6 lbs to $35 for 15 lbs (or so).
Forum: Exercises 07-15-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By Allan Fisher
Eugene, I think Michael is right, 1600 meters is...

Eugene, I think Michael is right, 1600 meters is only 9 and change meters short of a mile: 5280*12/39.37=1609.35
Forum: Exercises 07-12-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Allan Fisher
I am not an expert, but have been dealing with...

I am not an expert, but have been dealing with some knee issues, talking to doctors and doing some research.

It sounds like you have patella tracking issues, which can be caused by strength...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,452
Posted By Allan Fisher
Wait, no need to spend big bucks for vibratory...

Wait, no need to spend big bucks for vibratory fitness: http://www.bodyblade.com
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,888
Posted By Allan Fisher
Iron Woody is selling 15" (compared to Dynamax at...

Iron Woody is selling 15" (compared to Dynamax at 14") stitched med balls on ebay, though not yet on their website, at about 1/2 of Dynamax prices. I don't know anything about comparative quality.
Forum: Injuries 05-28-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,263
Posted By Allan Fisher
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Injuries 05-26-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,263
Posted By Allan Fisher
I've spent six weeks (seems like more) doing PT...

I've spent six weeks (seems like more) doing PT to recover strength in my right quad after being diagnosed with arthritis (kneecap) and a meniscus tear. I'd aggravated the original injury, I think,...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,768
Posted By Allan Fisher
Would that I had a 22' or even 15' tree branch. ...

Would that I had a 22' or even 15' tree branch. I'm going to have to build the support, so thought I would go for "CF-spec," whatever it turns out to be.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,768
Posted By Allan Fisher
Hmm, the rope in the Annie video doesn't look to...

Hmm, the rope in the Annie video doesn't look to be much longer than 15'; the guy in the foreground doesn't seem to get his feet more than a few feet above where his head starts out. Anybody know...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,768
Posted By Allan Fisher
I am thinking about building an outside rope...

I am thinking about building an outside rope climb, and I have a question about height. Is an official Crossfit "15 foot" rope 15 feet from floor to top, or does it give you 15 feet of climb for...
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