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Forum: Fitness 10-13-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,708
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Resting HRs

I always try to get it as low as i can to scare the doctor. I can usually get it down to 41-43 bpm... you should see the doctors face when he looks at the results! priceless!

Then i always get...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-13-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,483
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Crossfitters in Kandahar, Afghanistan

How is the CrossFit gym in Kandahar? I am deploying in 3 weeks, and am looking forward to nothing but work and training for the next 9 months.

Do they have/need any certified trainers? I have my...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,367
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Crossfitting Shoes Suggestions?

I recently purchased a pair of chucks for o-lifting, and love the feel of them, but i started having a knee problem around the same time as switching to new shoes. It doesn't prevent me from lifting...
Forum: Competitions 09-25-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,786
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Try this

Take it easy there pal, lol.
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,022
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Is "The Zone" working for you?

I am back to training at full intensity but i am no longer living near an affiliate, so my volume of training is down. Instead of training 4-5x week i'm lucky to get in 3-4. My workouts are only...
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,022
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Is "The Zone" working for you?

How many people are finding the zone recomendations are working for them? (i.e. Block #)

I am currently eating 16 blocks (5'7" male 163lbs 16%BF) and find myself hungry all the time.

From...
Forum: Nutrition 09-22-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,955
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Am I eating right?

You say you are eating 4 block meals and and 2 block snacks so i am assuming you are eating 16 blocks a day. If you feel you are losing muscle mass then you may not be eating enough, so the above...
Forum: Fitness 09-14-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,158
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Best way to train for Sprint Triathalon

+1 for brick training! You will really have a hard time when you get off the bike with the run unless you practice it. Go for a ride, the run immediately after to get your legs used to the...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,572
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Quest for a Weighted Vest

I think I am going to order the MIR short vest (50lbs). I need someting heavy for my job, i am military and we usually have to hump a ruck at 56lbs.

I really like the colour customization of the...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,572
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Quest for a Weighted Vest

I'm looking to buy a weighted vest and they are so friggin expensive i don't want to waste my money by purchasing a crap vest. I am looking at buying the MIR vest (www.mirweightedvest.com ) W/F/S...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,855
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Too much chalk?

I use chalk a fair bit when doing lots of pullup intense workouts, and i was getting some torn up hands only for the first month of increasing my CF. After that, it didn't matter how much chalk i...
Forum: Fitness 06-04-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,368
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Percentage of bodyweight

As i said there is a lot more to an accurate measurment of Strength.

Work done may not be the best example of strength but the ability to produce force or resist it is a definition of strength. It...
Forum: Fitness 06-04-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,368
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Percentage of bodyweight

Quick answer.... No.

I'm sure there is a lot more involved in calculating strength of a person, but you can view it as amount of Work completed by the person.

Work = Force x Distance The...
Forum: Nutrition 06-03-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,352
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Quick Breakfast

+1 for the smoothie, it's quick and easy (and filling)

4 Block B-Fast
500ml Milk (2% or Whole)
1 x Med size banana
1 x TBSP Peanut Butter
1 x scoop Whey Protien (18-20g)
Forum: Fitness 06-03-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 621,958
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: CFSB - Ask your questions here!

Sean you say you only have 4 months to reach a specific standard of physical fitness? Are you planning on trying out for NZ SAS?

There selection sounds tough, CrossFit might not be the "Right"...
Forum: Nutrition 06-03-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,739
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Zone Diet- Carb Timing/Muscle Gains

I've been zone(ing) for 5 months now with great results, but i'm not quite where I want to be yet. I competed at the CrossFit games Canada East Qualifier in May, and I set new PRs on all the WODs,...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-03-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,608
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Crossfitters in Petawawa, Ontario

Looking for fellow crossfitters in Petawawa who are interested in Training together. I've trained at a few CrossFit affiliates and i've trained at the local gym... it's much better training with...
Forum: Nutrition 06-01-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,211
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Post CF Meal etc...

Well here is my stats from Jan 1st to April 15th 2009. I crossfitted in Montreal Quebec, Canada @ L'Usine, and these guys put me through some tough and crazy workouts!

I averaged 4 WODs a week-...
Forum: Nutrition 06-01-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,211
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Post CF Meal etc...

For the last 3 months i've been drinking 1 litre of 2% milk (alternate between white and choc. by mood) and it's done wonders for me. Right now i'm experimenting by replacing the 1L milk with...
Forum: Competitions 06-01-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,534
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: June - Burpup challenge

I dislocated my right ring finger on thursday doing handstand walking, so this competition is going to be interesting with my finger in a splint for a few weeks. Gonna give it a go anyway. CrossFit...
Forum: Injuries 05-29-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,875
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Dislocated Finger/ Torn Ligaments

Last night i was practicing Handstands and handstand walking, usually i try to squeeze in about 15min a day.

Well, i got a little overzealous in walking, I was trying to go 30-40 feet when my...
Forum: Competitions 05-26-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,430
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: rank WOD's for qualifiers

I competed in the Canada East Qualifier, and our 2nd WOD was;

5 rounds of;
5 Clean and Jerks @ 135pds, &
5 Muscle ups
With a time limit of 10 minutes

By no means is this workout physically...
Forum: Nutrition 04-01-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,394
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Thermogenics??

I tried hydroxycut Hardcore for the past 3 months (was on sale at GNC) and i found benefits in taking it. On a calorie reduced diet (Zone) i found by taking the "magic pills" in the morning it...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Trx
Views: 4,353
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Trx

Brian,

If you decide you want a TRX but don't want to spend $200+ i have one for sale. it's barely used... i bought it right before starting CF and just don't have the energy for it after my...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,336
Posted By Jamie Sanford
Re: Agatsu Gym Rings

Hey shawn,

the rings are great! the smaller diameter works wonders for my grip, and I just achieved my first muscle up last week on these rings!!

I tape them for added grip, but the natural...
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