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Forum: Nutrition 04-01-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,595
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Low blood sugar

If I had diabetes I would know about it right?


No....

I was the opposite of you, I was told my blood sugar was high. 2 fasting blood tests later Im told I have type 2 diabetes, out the blue, no...
Forum: Community 08-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,391
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Usain Bolt - New WR

The insane thing about it for me was that second place was about 2 meters behind him.....He makes it look so easy.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,954
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: how to make various equipment

some links I have saved in my favourites on my computer for homemade fitness equipment......All links...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,954
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Looking for Vibram Five Finger

Albert...I have both the all black and the grey/orange in the classic style....

I can't say that I've noticed any difference other than my black ones seem to fit a little bit better than my grey...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,870
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: GHD idea

Matthew...this was posted by Chris Kemp some time ago.......

Full instructions on how to build exactly as you described.......
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-28-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,868
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Most Enjoyable Movie Ever...?

The shining
One flew over the cuckoos nest
The big lebowski
Pulp fiction
Memento
Love and death

To name a few......Don't have an all out favourite....
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,379
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Wall mounted pull-up bar UK

Have you thought about approaching a blacksmiths or a small engineering place to see if they could knock you one up out of scaffold bar or similar.....shouldn't cost too much and it'd be to your...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Ideas?

Instructions on how to build a plyo box.....
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,415
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: CC2 Model D-old generation locking mechanism

Kevin

There was an issue with the strength of the joint where the rail joins the box section at the front.

There is a retro fit kit available from C2 website if you have a look. There is a list...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 05-18-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,610,493
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

Omar...its a pilates machine....my wife has one taking up precious space in my garage gym :ranting2:
Forum: Community 05-08-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 82,116
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: What do you do? (career)

Im a cop, working in my forces support unit...I basically get to smash in doors on a regular basis, loads of fun :D
We also provide search teams looking for murder weapons etc, which is ok until...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-27-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,236
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Go to Sleep Playlist

I either listen to Radiohead or The Smiths on my ipod in bed to send me off.

Failing that its Ninja Tunes stuff, Coldcut, Mr Scruff or DJ Shadow, Portishead, Boards Of Canada etc....nice and chilled.
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,805
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Expensive in the UK - Vibram Five Fingers

dennis...you just need to know where to look...
Log onto www.onshoes.com (wfs).
I got two pairs of classics from them...65pounds each, delivered. Think sprints retail at 78ish. If you google online...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-18-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,610,493
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

I think this is far more common, through all walks of life....
I'm a cop and I'm constantly being asked by work colleagues "what are you training for". People seem to think that I'm training for a...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 04-15-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,610,493
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

There's a guy in my work who does this in the office gym....he stares intensely at his arms as if using the jedi mind trick to help lift the weight.....what makes it more bizarre is he does his curls...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,364
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: "Olympic size" bar surprisingly light

It could be a training bar that you have....:shrug:

I got the wife one at christmas....its aluminium instead of steel.

Its only rated to carry 65kg though and would bend if weighted as rx'd.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,600
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Plyo-box + Abmat = GHD?

Benji.......click the following link (wfs)


http://www.board.CrossFit.com/showthread.php?t=14064&highlight=GHD


This idea has been done and proven to work.

If you click on the plans.doc ie the...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Outdoor pullup/ring station in Uk

Mark...have you tried local metal merchants, they would have both pipe at a rate cheaper than B&Q (wouldn't be hard) and may stock flanges also.

Failing that you could try a local blacksmith....give...
Forum: Starting 03-31-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,017
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Oh so sore :(

Kat...just a friendly warning.....

Todays WOD is not as simple as you probably think...CF can be deceptively hard, what looks easy will wipe you out.

It's recommended that even if your the world...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-18-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,305
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Eating with Others

Ever ate a donner sober??......not the same....

Copious amounts of alcohol help it taste like meat...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-18-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,305
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Eating with Others

Sorry...should have been more specific....I was referring to the donner meat, sauce containing god knows what and the tired looking "salad", stuffed into a pitta bread.....

Its the done thing on my...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-18-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,305
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Eating with Others

My whole attitude to anything negative is who cares.....I get called crazy etc every time I do a workout and its commented on when I don't take a cake etc in work or I don't use doing a back shift as...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,329
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: DIY compact GHD

Lawrence - The bars that are covered in foam, they're for hooking my feet with. Nothing holding knees. Feet under bars and butt on seat...thats it...

Victor - I thought about the footplate thing...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,329
Posted By Gavin Steel
DIY compact GHD

Hey, just wanted to share some pics of my newly bodged homemade GHD. I know that a lot of folk on the boards are always on the lookout for ideas when it comes to improvised garage...
Forum: Injuries 03-01-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,887
Posted By Gavin Steel
Re: Shin Splints; recovery stretches/exercises?

Mike, if you're struggling to find the foot drills that were in the dead (sorry) link I posted then PM me your email address and I can send you the PDF, have it stored on my hard drive...
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