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Forum: Community 07-31-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 687,532
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Crossfit for me has always been fundamentally about improving lives (my own included) through fitness, real results, excellence in training, quality of service and an opportunity for community. Itís...
Forum: Nutrition 02-28-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,378
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Duncan, Try 18 or 19 blocks to start. ...

Duncan,

Try 18 or 19 blocks to start.



(Message edited by nicole+ on February 28, 2006)
Forum: Nutrition 01-07-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,368
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Nordic Naturals. Brad, why not just take...

Nordic Naturals.

Brad, why not just take the yummy oil straight? No pesky capsule.
Forum: Nutrition 01-07-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,268
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Chris- I bet your recovery will improve....

Chris-
I bet your recovery will improve. Please let us know what happens.

Michael-
I generally do 1 cheat day per week or 3 cheat meals per week. In the beginning the full day was obscene. I...
Forum: Nutrition 01-06-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,268
Posted By Nicole Carroll
I have never tried to "put on muscle" yet did so...

I have never tried to "put on muscle" yet did so almost more easily than was comfortable with baseline Zoning, intense Crossfitting, an eventual 1-block + 5x fat increase and regular "cheat"...
Forum: Nutrition 10-13-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,526
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hey Nikki - Sorry to be getting to this so late....

Hey Nikki - Sorry to be getting to this so late. I think part of the hunger may be coming from meals that are a little off in quantity. I know it can cramp cooking style but if you want to...
Forum: Nutrition 10-10-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Sorry Laura, you were right -- for canned Tuna...

Sorry Laura, you were right -- for canned Tuna it is 1oz. for steak o' tuna it is 1.5oz.

Glad to hear you are feeling better. The math part will subside. In the beginning it is more time...
Forum: Nutrition 10-10-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,526
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Nikki- Sorry to be a pest but are you...

Hi Nikki-

Sorry to be a pest but are you weighing and measuring or primarily eyeballing? Can you give a couple of examples of your meals?

Thanks.
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Forum: Nutrition 10-10-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,501
Posted By Nicole Carroll
You can also check out a store like Bed, Bath and...

You can also check out a store like Bed, Bath and Beyond - they have a variety starting at $8 all the way up to $50. Mine is the $30 simple digital - works great.
Forum: Nutrition 10-09-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,526
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Nikki- Sorry if you have already answered...

Nikki-

Sorry if you have already answered these elsewhere but i'm curious:

How many blocks are you taking in per day? Is it 15? How tall are you, how much do you weigh, what is your body...
Forum: Nutrition 10-08-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Laura- A few things: 1. The...

Hi Laura-

A few things:

1. The body is going through a major transition so the beginning can be hard. Hunger, grumpiness and tiredness are not uncommon. Often it is just a matter of...
Forum: Nutrition 10-06-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,013
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Sifu Dan! Hi - I didn't know it was you until I...

Sifu Dan! Hi - I didn't know it was you until I checked the profile. If all is going well at 17 then I think it's fine. If weight loss stalls go down to 16.

Dan M - I think you could also try...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,125
Posted By Nicole Carroll
I pretty much let folks find their own way w/...

I pretty much let folks find their own way w/ dairy and soy and other such "controversial" (if that's the right word?) foods/food ideologies. I like the Zone for alot of reasons but one is b/c it can...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,125
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Yes. It is basically zone balanced if you are at...

Yes. It is basically zone balanced if you are at higher fat blocks so if it satisfying to you it's a fine snack :-)
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Try increasing the fat blocks. Start by doubling...

Try increasing the fat blocks. Start by doubling or tripling the fat at each meal. You can go all the way up to 5X fat if needed. Try this for a few days and see if there is any improvement - if not...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Laura - You sound like a hard gainer...

Hi Laura -

You sound like a hard gainer so try 12 - 13 w/ 2-3X fat to start. You may need to play with the blocks a little. Try 12 w/ 3x fat and go all the way up to 5x fat to stabilize your...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,013
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Dan- Sorry to be a pain in the butt, but what...

Hi Dan- Sorry to be a pain in the butt, but what do you mean by pretty high? Do you do the WOD regularly plus other workouts?

17 may be high unless your activity level is super high. Otherwise...
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,488
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Eric- How lean are you?

Hi Eric-

How lean are you?
Forum: Nutrition 10-05-2005, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Laura- How tall are you?

Hi Laura-

How tall are you?
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2005, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Try 19 especially if fat loss is a goal. Weigh...

Try 19 especially if fat loss is a goal. Weigh and measure for best results :-)
Forum: Nutrition 10-04-2005, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,640
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Clay- 19 sounds right. What is your...

Hi Clay-

19 sounds right. What is your activity like? Do you do the WOD regularly? Anything else?
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,081
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Michael - Glad to hear it's going well....

Michael -
Glad to hear it's going well. Congrats on your PR!

Jesse- There is no law that says you can only eat fruits and vegetables as your carbs. Use any type of carb you like or need to...
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,013
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Dan- What is your height, weight and activity...

Dan-
What is your height, weight and activity level? Also give a guesstimate on your body fat %
Forum: Nutrition 09-29-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,081
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Hi Ted- Glad to hear things are going better....

Hi Ted-
Glad to hear things are going better. Even keeping things "zone based" can be quite effective and then when you have the time you can dial it in for optimal results.

I noticed your...
Forum: Nutrition 09-24-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,476
Posted By Nicole Carroll
Read and give her a copy of a book called "The...

Read and give her a copy of a book called "The Cholesterol Myths". There is also a website that has alot of the info for free.
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