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Forum: Nutrition 03-28-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,155
Posted By Bill Betts
The Zone definitely recommends just moving on to...

The Zone definitely recommends just moving on to the next meal. The extra food will already cause an insulin boost to deal with it and more food will only prolong and/or heighten the insulin peak.
Forum: Nutrition 03-07-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,556
Posted By Bill Betts
Rice Cakes Have a GI of 86 (+/-4). That will get...

Rice Cakes Have a GI of 86 (+/-4). That will get you an insulin spike and probably send you to sleep.

Rice cakes are a cruel joke played an all those inactive people that hope that by eating...
Forum: Nutrition 03-07-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,616
Posted By Bill Betts
http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=62...

http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=62903

The above is a good explanation of "puss" in milk. Puss is predominantly white blood cells. What's the protein count. Bet it's good....
Forum: Nutrition 02-17-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 34,427
Posted By Bill Betts
Various types of brown rice are listed below with...

Various types of brown rice are listed below with their coresponding glycemic index rating. This information along with many other foods are listed on the following site:...
Forum: Nutrition 02-12-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,650
Posted By Bill Betts
I consider the Zone to be "performance enhancing...

I consider the Zone to be "performance enhancing food consumption". I am 50 and have always been an active athlete. I believe that I would not be able to sustain the Crossfit workouts without the aid...
Forum: Nutrition 02-09-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,287
Posted By Bill Betts
It sounds like it was certainly well intentioned....

It sounds like it was certainly well intentioned. If I or my children were starving to death, I would not appreciate my government refusing on my behalf. Tell me (or them) clearly what it is and...
Forum: Nutrition 02-04-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By Bill Betts
Ryan, Sorry I didn't get back sooner. ...

Ryan,

Sorry I didn't get back sooner.

Everyone has a different approach depending on how specific we want to be. A block consists of the right proportions of protein, fat and carb. If you...
Forum: Nutrition 02-01-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,087
Posted By Bill Betts
Ryan, Try searching Barry Sear site -...

Ryan,

Try searching Barry Sear site - http://www.drsears.com/welcome.page. Your can find it by scrolling down the right side of the Crossfit page to Freinds of Crossfit.

I travel a lot on...
Forum: Nutrition 02-01-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By Bill Betts
Ryan, I ran some numbers for you but there...

Ryan,

I ran some numbers for you but there is some missing information.

8 egg whites , Protein g 3.60, Total lipid (fat)g 0.06, Carbohydrate g 0.24

1/2 cup black beans Protein g 15.24,...
Forum: Nutrition 01-28-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,057
Posted By Bill Betts
Goats Milk, MMMMMMMM... good. If you can't...

Goats Milk, MMMMMMMM... good.

If you can't do cows milk, try it.

Bill
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,538
Posted By Bill Betts
Garret, I'm with you as far as being very...

Garret,

I'm with you as far as being very specific about meeting the Zone parameters.

I had a specific desire to analyse and modify what I already eat to the Zone rather than to eat what...
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,565
Posted By Bill Betts
Troy, I don't know if this is the full...

Troy,

I don't know if this is the full answer but some of the information may help you draw your own conclusions.

A great resource is the USDA site per below.
...
Forum: Injuries 01-15-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,535
Posted By Bill Betts
Christian, The wall hook massager is a...

Christian,

The wall hook massager is a great tip. My left shoulder has been chronic since high school and serious massage helps tremendously.

It looks funny but I recommend it to any one...
Forum: Injuries 01-11-2006, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,893
Posted By Bill Betts
Christian, Excellent feedback. I've...

Christian,

Excellent feedback.

I've always had poor flexibility in my lower torso and the paticulars of the Samson stretch seem to highlight my weakness in this area.

I am healing...
Forum: Injuries 01-07-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,893
Posted By Bill Betts
During warmup two days ago, I ripped what feels...

During warmup two days ago, I ripped what feels to be a small part of the upper Vastus medialis while doing the sampson stretch. (upper front anterior thigh near but not in the groin). I definitly...
Forum: Starting 01-06-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,928
Posted By Bill Betts
Now that's an interesting question. I...

Now that's an interesting question.

I probably would not be doing anything.

I started on free weights many years ago as a high school football player. But bit by bit the fitness industry...
Forum: Nutrition 12-10-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,459
Posted By Bill Betts
Costco Vancouver has GFR Whey Protein 2kg (4.4...

Costco Vancouver has GFR Whey Protein 2kg (4.4 lbs) for $36.00 Can.

Cheers
Forum: Nutrition 12-10-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,237
Posted By Bill Betts
Some additional considerations about the GI. ...

Some additional considerations about the GI.

Barry Sears indicates that about 30 percent of people in general do not get an insulin spike from high GI foods. These people of course tend to be...
Forum: Nutrition 09-04-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,764
Posted By Bill Betts
Barry Sears indicates that excess protein will...

Barry Sears indicates that excess protein will cause a glycemic response. This would explain why you get tired. The animal protein is likely 20% fat which help to slow absorption but too much at once...
Forum: Nutrition 06-26-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bill Betts
Re Peant Butter It only takes a small...

Re Peant Butter

It only takes a small amount of transfatty to stabilize the commercial peanut butter and it may be small enough to pass the requirements for labeling in places like Canada and...
Forum: Nutrition 06-26-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,796
Posted By Bill Betts
Re: "Considering the large insulin response to...

Re: "Considering the large insulin response to regular milk (whole and skim) I don't think chocolate milk would be recommeded at all."

I always understood that chocolate milk is a good post...
Forum: Nutrition 04-08-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,109
Posted By Bill Betts
I have devloped a personal "Zone Protein...

I have devloped a personal "Zone Protein Calculator". It's a "fill in the blanks" calculator built on an MS XL spread sheet. I also have a personal data base that I have built of the foods I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-05-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,646
Posted By Bill Betts
Re: todays WOD. I assume the 50 lb dumbbell...

Re: todays WOD. I assume the 50 lb dumbbell thruster is 2 x 25. Please confirm. (if it's 2 x 50 ???? I'm in big trouble)

Thanks to all of you for your continued help and inspiration.

Bill
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-26-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By Bill Betts
Great example of a "natural" workout. I've...

Great example of a "natural" workout.

I've always been impressed with the general fitness of roofers and Piano movers.

Generally roofers carry the shingle bundles up a ladder and...
Forum: Nutrition 03-17-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,278
Posted By Bill Betts
Nicole Re: Children I hadn't...

Nicole

Re: Children

I hadn't considered the growth. We have an 11 yr old that grew 2.5 inches in 3 months. Ouch. All three of them seem to have better focus and concentration in school as...
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