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Forum: CrossPit 08-22-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,559
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Any other Judokas here?

hi all, BB here although I havent fought for 10 years but I am considering a comeback as i have recently had a mid life crisis and decided to join the police at 40 so I will need to do some self...
Forum: Testimonials 07-29-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,007
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Tall People GTFIH

never too old for this shiz... or too tall.
Forum: Nutrition 07-29-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 48,997
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: fat doesn't make you fat?

my experience has shown me that different people require different ratios of macronutrients. I can prosper on a very low carb diet (>20%) with loads of energy no problem at all. My wife on the other...
Forum: Competitions 07-20-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,638
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Games age categories

I would love there to be a masters +40 comp. I have competed in masters surf lifesaving (+35) for years and it is a great laugh competing against your peers.
more leg pulling, pi55taking and general...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 61,501
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Recommended barbell in Australia

They are branded Orbit. Chinese made and they import them themselves. Perfectly fine for my needs. They go from 1.25kg up to 25kg.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 61,501
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Recommended barbell in Australia

I got my oly bar with 200kg of bumpers and a power rack from Orbit fitness in Osbourne Park for $1500 the lot. Talked him down from 2 grand.
I have been using them for a couple of months and have...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-16-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,840
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Restless Leg Sydrome

my wife has this, drives me nuts in bed. She has been told that this is most likely a result of a condition she has called vasavegal syndrome
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-11-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 3,254,524
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

I train at home where my wife and I have our own set up and run a personal and group training business so I have not set foot in a commercial gym for at least 3 years.
one of my wifes clients gave...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-10-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,702
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: drug test query

I have avoided poppy seed bread for a week and had a retest which was all clear.
hoorah!
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-07-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,702
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: drug test query

The doctor said about the poppy seeds but apart from 2 slices of poopy seed bread a day and quick a lot of linseeds I dont live on the stuff.
Cheers for the reply
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-07-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,702
Posted By Dave Gibbs
drug test query

Hi, query for the docs out there. I am in the final stages of applying to join the police and one of the last things to do is a drug test via urine sample.
Now I am about as square as you can get...
Forum: Competitions 05-04-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 86,665
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: CrossFit Games Qualifier Observations

sigh.... where to start? I have not been on the message boards for about 6 months for various reasons, not least this kind of cobblers.
I do not believe there was any issues with the OP who seemed...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 11-05-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,912
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Annoying office habits.

.........being called in at 4.30pm on a wednesday and getting made redundant is kinda annoying
Forum: Workout Logs 11-02-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,083
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: gibbo's log

301008

hmmmmmmmmm made redundant today. took a rest day.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-28-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,702
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: *Affiliates in Globogyms* - Philosophical Differences

hey mate,
having worked on the 'other side' running chains of globos I think their attitude will depend on whether they are council or private owned and whether they are part of a chain or not....
Forum: Workout Logs 10-28-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,083
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: gibbo's log

281008

CFWUx3 + shoulder dislocates

Squat clean.
Never done these properly before as my default is the power clean so decided to forget about the weight and just try and work on technique....
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-27-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,002
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: How much does that baby cost?

3 kids = skint for life. Enjoy!
Forum: Workout Logs 10-27-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,083
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: gibbo's log

271008

caught up with the CFT down at the surf club.

warmed up with 2k row.

Squat -150kg = 337.5
Press - 80kg = 180
DL - 175kg = 393.75
Total = 911 new pr by 29.
Forum: Starting 10-26-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,592
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: New Guy

Gday Rob,
start slow, scale , scale and scale again. Bite this too hard and it will bite back harder.
Good luck fella
Forum: Workout Logs 10-26-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,083
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: gibbo's log

251008

warmed up with 3 x CFWU

4x400m with 2 mins rest.

did this on the rower.
1.18, 1.21,1.19,1.23

Then muscle ups x10
Forum: Workout Logs 10-23-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,083
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: gibbo's log

231008

rest day


241008

warmed up with shoulder dislocates and mobility drills.

did the WOD from last week coz I missed it and it looked 'fun'
Forum: Nutrition 10-23-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,556
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Need help figuring out what I'm doing wrong with the Zone...

Ron. When I zoned I was on 19 blocks and that was plenty and I am 6'3 220. George is right - too much food.
Forum: Nutrition 10-23-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,628
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Fish oil or snake oil?

I certainly have noticed the shaving nic effect and bleed like a stuck pig nowdays. I do credit fish oil in helping to generally improve my recovery from workouts and reduced inflammation and can...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-23-2008, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,946
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: Do most of you do the 5k run?

Personally I tend to sub rowing because I am a rower and I have to admit I just dont enjoy running.
Forum: Fitness 10-23-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,661
Posted By Dave Gibbs
Re: taking it to the next level

mate, you are doing ok so dont get to bent out of shape about it.
SS is great but to really exploit the benefits of SS you will probably need to gain some weight which will include some fat as part...
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