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Forum: Workout of the Day 01-13-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
LOL I just re-read the title I gave to this...

LOL I just re-read the title I gave to this thread. LOL.
Forum: Fitness 01-11-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,898
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I wouldn't agree with you there, Steven... of...

I wouldn't agree with you there, Steven... of course you'll rarely find yourself in a real life situation that demands anything close to a OAPU, but then, that also rules out back extensions and a...
Forum: Fitness 01-10-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,898
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I really don't feel like creating a separate...

I really don't feel like creating a separate thread just for this, so I'll jump right in and add another exercise that, I think, hasn't appeared in the WOD (at least not since I've been following the...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-09-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
From what I've seen: Fran, Cindy/Mary,...

From what I've seen:

Fran, Cindy/Mary, Diane, Helen, Linda: frequent (Fran and Cindy/Mary seem to be extremely frequent actually).

Jackie, Karen, Barbara: rarely if ever seen.

Is this...
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,510
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Coach Sommer: right now your advice of decreasing...

Coach Sommer: right now your advice of decreasing the duration of sets and focus on straight arms is impossible to apply, simply because I cannot do a tuck planche with straight arms, I can't even do...
Forum: Exercises 01-02-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,510
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
So here's the deal: I can hold a tuck planche for...

So here's the deal: I can hold a tuck planche for a good 15 seconds (and a frog stand for more than a minute), but even when I give it my all and start fresh, I cannot keep the arms straight. As soon...
Forum: Fitness 12-27-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,131
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Goals for 2006: (this will be a VERY interesting...

Goals for 2006: (this will be a VERY interesting read in December of next year)

- I'm sick of having to neglect the gymnastics aspect of Crossfit because of lack of skill/strength, because it...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Graham: na verdade nao estou mais no Rio... moro...

Graham: na verdade nao estou mais no Rio... moro nos Estados Unidos (perto de San Diego) desde setembro. Ja esta na hora de atualizar este profile meu!

I'm looking forward to the beginning of...
Forum: Fitness 12-19-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Actually, I've been thinking that I probably...

Actually, I've been thinking that I probably wouldn't enjoy grappling styles like BJJ because I wouldn't feel comfortable rolling on the floor with someone else for an extended period of time. Too...
Forum: Fitness 12-18-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Thanks for the advice guys. I don't want to pay...

Thanks for the advice guys. I don't want to pay for 2 MA classes so I think I'll go with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu next quarter.

Oh and BTW, Brazilian women are way overrated IMO...
Forum: Fitness 12-18-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,717
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
All right, next quarter I'm determined to take...

All right, next quarter I'm determined to take one of the martial arts classes offered by the recreation centre at my university.

But there is a lot of choice and I am not sure what to choose! I...
Forum: Nutrition 12-07-2005, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
From an article at t-nation: "The glycemic...

From an article at t-nation:

"The glycemic index is a "myth." Scott feels that because so many factors like food combining and food preparation affect the GI, it shouldn't be used. Athletes...
Forum: Community 12-05-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I used to think de Vainy was quite similar to...

I used to think de Vainy was quite similar to Crossfit in his views on functional fitness... that is, until I saw his recent program...
the guy is just a bodybuilder.

"A few easy bench presses...
Forum: Fitness 12-03-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,407
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I had raised the exact same issue a while ago in...

I had raised the exact same issue a while ago in another thread. My point was that "elite fitness" wasn't necessary for the average person. Fitness is, but not elite fitness. Example: if someone is...
Forum: Fitness 12-02-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,751
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Good. I was thinking about changing my workout...

Good. I was thinking about changing my workout regime and switching to the WOD 100% for a while, but I was afraid that my bench press 1-5 rep max numbers would drop. I've worked hard to bring it up...
Forum: Fitness 12-01-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,751
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
If you stop doing strength work and replace it,...

If you stop doing strength work and replace it, say, with metabolically challenging workouts only... at what point will your strength numbers drop? (assuming nutrition stays optimal) 2 weeks? 1...
Forum: Nutrition 11-21-2005, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,807
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I've got a question about Lights Out: most of...

I've got a question about Lights Out: most of their argument is based on seasonal variations.

What if you live in the tropics, where there really isn't any winter to speak of? Doesn't their...
Forum: Exercises 11-14-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,515
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
52 chest-to-floor pushups in one set is my...

52 chest-to-floor pushups in one set is my record. I can see there are some real hardasses on this forum... I'm impressed. I recommend doing the CF WOD where you do one pullup the first minute, two...
Forum: Fitness 11-14-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Josh, I've had similar things happen to me when...

Josh, I've had similar things happen to me when it comes to running. I can vividly remember a time, when I was 15 years old, when I went for my usual 3 mile run and for some reason I was on fire that...
Forum: Fitness 11-03-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,391
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
What do you guys think of the sport of squash?...

What do you guys think of the sport of squash? I've heard a lot of good things about it in relation to fitness. Any downsides? I think it's way more fun than sprinting intervals and am about to add...
Forum: Community 11-03-2005, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,611
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I agree 100% with Russ. The "world class fitness...

I agree 100% with Russ. The "world class fitness in 100 words", and possibly the CF Journals, define Crossfit for me. The WOD is just one of thousands of possible applications. Personally I only do...
Forum: Community 10-27-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Unfortunately I'll be playing a tennis tournament...

Unfortunately I'll be playing a tennis tournament on Saturday, so you have to count me out... next time maybe.
Forum: Community 10-22-2005, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,741
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
La Jolla here (UCSD campus). Are you in UCSD as...

La Jolla here (UCSD campus). Are you in UCSD as well Sean? We should definitely do some workouts together.
Forum: Community 10-13-2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,383
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
Matt, David: Of course an idea by itself...

Matt, David:

Of course an idea by itself won't kill anyone, that's completely obvious. Which is why I wrote "indirectly killed" in my original post, not "directly". But they are the...
Forum: Community 10-12-2005, 09:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,383
Posted By Mikael Všlitalo
I'm totally with you David! It's still a free...

I'm totally with you David! It's still a free world fortunately. I was just surprised by certain comments that seemed to belittle those who wouldn't take part in political discussion and in the...
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