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Forum: Nutrition 05-27-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,150
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Olive Oil Dressing?

Look for the higher quality (high priced) oils and vinegars if you can afford them.

I found some aged 10 years vinegar, and it was well worth the price. Remember you are just using a splash. A...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,167
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: What is something you've always wanted to do

Play piano.

Own a pipe organ (with real pipes)

"jam" with someone on songs I've never heard before on any interment.

Too bad I don't have much musical talent.
Forum: Nutrition 04-07-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 31,431
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Paleo prevents Western Diseases?

No they are not. Sometimes they are dropped, but there is a lot of junk that gets passed on. You can only count on a gene being dropped either if it confers upon the carrier a specific...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-07-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,654
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: CrossFit in Mens health !?

That is right out of crossfit. The warning - the main WOD is designed to be more than even the most fit humans can do easily on a regular basis. Those who are not as fit will need the warning. Of...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-06-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,074
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Retail vs. Lt. Industrial

Don't forget you can move, and many do. It may be worth it starting retail for the first year, and once you get a good base of regulars (from walk-ins) move to a different space. Your needs...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,287
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Pull-up Bar Coming Loose

I suggest you weld both joints (get a good welder to do this, and make sure you ask about hardening issues before you do this). Pipe thread was never meant to take the weight of someone doing a...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-26-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,935,681
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

I think I did that a few years ago (before I found crossfit). I had no idea what the machine was for, and so I tried something. I soon discovered that even on max weight was easy to "push press"...
Forum: Exercises 03-25-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,241
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: (yet another)Question about odd kipping

Actually a true crossfit pull-up requires chest to the bar. Generally we accept chin over the bar as close enough. However if there is any question then it is chest to the bar or it doesn't count....
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,170
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: red meat study

This was an intervention study. By definition it can't prove anything, only show correlation, which (everyone) correlation does not mean causation.

Most intervention studies have the following...
Forum: Community 03-23-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Ocean Rowing Opportunity

The only reason I haven't signed up is I don't know if I can get 40 days off work. I'm tempted to quit. Of course that assumes I'd actually make the cut, guess I have to hit the WODs harder.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-18-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,952
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: How do you keep your books?

Check with your accountant. A business should have an accountant (even if you do everything yourself you want a set of eyes, that knows what they are doing, to double check your work). Use...
Forum: Nutrition 03-18-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,282
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Diabetes = Alzeheimers (sort of)

Statins are proven to help ONLY men under 65 who have heart disease. If you are in this group a stain may improve your lifetime long enough to be worth the other side effects.

Anyone else: don't...
Forum: Starting 03-04-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,747
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Very tired, slow to recouperate.

If you are healthy and the egg doesn't smell bad your immune system can overcome anything that might be in the raw egg. If you are not healthy, very young, or very old this doesn't apply, but most...
Forum: Exercises 03-03-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,060
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Favorite bodyweight exercise

Kid swings. Like a kettlebell swing, but use a 4 year old instead. Great fun for everyone.
Forum: Community 02-26-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,461
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: What are You Working Towards?????

Muscle-up. It will be a while before I try - my rings are hanging from a doorway pull-up bar. I could do a L-sit muscle up perhaps (I'm not strong enough), but I don't trust that bar enough to...
Forum: Exercises 02-24-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,441
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Another hanging rings thread, but (I hope) with a twist

Can be done no problem. Look at swingsets for ideas, and build an A-frame (much more stable than 2 posts). 4x4 supports are overkill, but if you use anything less you need a good engineering...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,079
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Olympic bar not center balanced

Sounds like a sleeve bearing. They are cheap, and work very well in general - if done right. They need regular oil, and do wear out. They can be better than ball bearings in some cases, but...
Forum: Starting 02-23-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,948
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Checklist for the minimum stuff needed in training outdoors only

If there is sand in the park (under the swing set), then a sandbag is ideal for you. Fill with sand, lift, and empty. No heavy weights in the car (and an Olympic barbell doesn't fit nicely in...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-19-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 19,318
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Jaw-Dropping Failure of Priorities

Actually there is: what is useful in the real world. Of course our needs change over time, so it needs updating. However metric is not as great as people have been told (but the fact that everyone...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-18-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,936
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Learn something new thread...(Come Contribute!)

Depends on the restaurant. High quality restaurants (never chains, and normally expensive) employ a chef who would love to make something else if he can figure out how and has what is needed on...
Forum: Community 02-18-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,362
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Venting on a Vegetarian

The water used for raising a cow is not lost. It is still water. There is only a problem if you are raising grain in a desert, and then feeding that to cows, because you need to import water. ...
Forum: Nutrition 02-18-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,628
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: eating meat unhealthy?

, or forum posters

I made some edits, because you were already so close to a truth.

Though, we need to understand that science is a high bar. Most articles published in scientific journals...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-16-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,101
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Have you ever missed a flight?

As a passenger, I'm tired of flying. If the plane exploded in mid-air and killed me, it would be better than finishing the rest of the flight. Not better than the rest of my plans for the trip,...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-14-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,078
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: So I went to 2 sporting goods stores yesterday.

For once a WOD I can kill the firebreathers on. I live in a township not a city, but even if you you count the town hall my task is easy. Those who live in NYC will have a lot of people deal with....
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-13-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,596
Posted By Henry Miller
Re: Ideas on Leadership

Lets just say some days I shouldn't open my mouth. Sorry.
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