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Forum: Nutrition 10-25-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,536
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: BodyBuilding Supplements

I have had similar results with metcons and NO products over the years.
Forum: Nutrition 10-11-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,217
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Need Help on Paleo Diet

You can spike your insulin post workout without eating grains.

Body builders do have expertise in achieving a certain physique. But their goal excludes all others. Might it be possible to achieve...
Forum: Nutrition 10-11-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,217
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Need Help on Paleo Diet

Brad, you need to track what you are eating. Use FitDay or MyFitnessPal and you can easily share your diet with the forum. Don't just guess how much either, weigh your food.

It sounds like you have...
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,669
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: I'm a FAT BODY in need of Help!!!

Are you sure that is body fat percentage? How was it tested? Could it be BMI?
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,560
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: HIT Training vs Crossfit

HIT is a form of bodybuilding training started by Arthur Jones and used successfully by Mike Mentzer and others. It is not nearly as popular as it once was.

HIIT is conditioning methodology much...
Forum: Fitness 10-11-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,472
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: monthly goal for six months

Where are you at currently? I would take a couple of your weakest WODs or lifts with goals for those and a couple of your strongest as well (we usually find it more fun to practice what we are good...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,683
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: cheap vibram knock offs

Get sized for Vibrams at a store, buy them online for much cheaper.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,130
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: What shoes for a mud run?

I have ran 2 Warrior Dashes. People with Vibrams had a lot of trouble with traction. The ground is slick with mud along all the trails from the wet runners in front of you churning it up. I saw a lot...
Forum: Fitness 02-09-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Need advice on how to get started with my goals

Look into getting this book for information on training up for long ruck...
Forum: Fitness 02-08-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Need advice on how to get started with my goals

Starting Strength + GOMAD (Drink a Gallon of Milk a Day, whole milk) will accomplish all these goals.

You are skinny. CrossFit will only put size on you if you really up your calories. If you do...
Forum: Competitions 02-01-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,957
Posted By Eric Lester
Hybrid Athletics Double Header - CF Shoals

Anyone else going to the competition and seminar Feb 12-13? I just saw it online yesterday and signed up. I've played with strongman equipment one time a few weeks ago, should be fun jumping in head...
Forum: Nutrition 11-11-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,514
Posted By Eric Lester
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,903
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: What can I do with a spare tire?

A bit small for flips or sledge swings. I would make a sled.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-05-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,078
Posted By Eric Lester
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,708
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Cold weather training apparel

Thanks for the tips so far, everyone.

Brad, I don't know if they make parkas big enough for me to venture that far north!
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,708
Posted By Eric Lester
Cold weather training apparel

I leased the building for my box in July. It is a steel building with a concrete floor. No insulation and no heating or air. With the humidity this got almost unbearable for a few weeks in the...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,499
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Started using a belt for squats and deads

Kyle, I understand your point and have been very anti-belt for years. However, I was misinformed of the purpose of a belt.

I am reading your concern that a belt would keep your core from growing in...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-18-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,769
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Independent Trainer

I found CrossFit while in college and did this for 3 years before being certified, and then another year before I started doing it for pay. I have my own box now (not a CF affiliate) and hope to be...
Forum: Fitness 08-24-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,603
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: 100 push ups

Corrected link is (wfs)

This program isn't particularly high volume. It shouldn't be a problem to add in addition to CrossFit. I'm assuming the client is...
Forum: Fitness 08-23-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,126
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Benefits of Long Slow Distance Runs

Last October I ran the Men's Health Urbanathalon. 12 miles with a few wimpy obstacles and 1 mile of stairs in Soldier Field. Train up to that was just straight CrossFit. I ran 1 five miler about a...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 08-19-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,936
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Introducing Girlfriend

While I agree in principle this isn't always an option.
Forum: Fitness 08-19-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,522
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Wearing more to sweat more???

You do not sweat out fat. This strategy cracks me up if it is used for anything other than making a weigh in.
Forum: Fitness 08-05-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,210
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: Is WOW the new WOD?

Tracking your performance has everything to do with getting more fit as you acknowledged with your getting winded going upstairs example.

CrossFit benchmarks are not the only possible way to...
Forum: Fitness 08-05-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,301
Posted By Eric Lester
Forum: Fitness 08-05-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,609
Posted By Eric Lester
Re: When to stop Dead Lifting

I am with Skibicki and Lincoln. If your deadlift progress has slowed to only increasing every couple of weeks it may be monopolizing too much training time for only a small reward.

Also agree with...
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