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Forum: Competitions 02-25-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,835
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: 20 Rep Squats - My (ugly) 315x20 inside

that was badd ***.

I laughed at the comment what did jesus say.

I went on a 20 squat cycle and know exactly what this means.
Forum: Starting 02-22-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,173
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Kinda long post. Not sure exactly what to do.

I have been a police officer for approximately 18 years.

I have read your initial post and to sum it up it seems that you don't feel like working out.

There are people in prison, in their basement,...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,399
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Built a cool jump box

nice job

how much weight have you put on it?
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,215
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Iron Woody vs. mcmaster.com Pallet bands. Anyone try both?

I use bicycle innertubes. They run about 2-4 bucks a tube.

Got the idea from someone on this board.

My wife started with three and started using fewer and fewer tubes, and now she can do deadhang...
Forum: Fitness 07-27-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,664
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: US Olympic Wrestling Team in the Weight Room

Yes, at 0455, they even print it out "hand cleans".

So for everyone who is critiquing form, they are not doing olympic hang cleans.

They are doing "hand cleans".

There is a joke somewhere in there...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-18-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,021
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: I cant do squat!!!

If you look at the equipment, the primary function they accomplish is moving your hand from behind your neck to the front of your chest.

If you go to any hardware store and buy some short towing...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-16-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,021
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: I cant do squat!!!

Have you tried the various safety squat bars out there?

They have a yoke and with a little balance many people can squat without the need to support weight with their hands.

It is a high bar squat...
Forum: Starting 07-15-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,028
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: When you hit a wall...

Iron Woody Bands are great but relatively expensive.

Bicycle tire inner tubes are great and cheap [this was suggested to me by another forum member].

Use more than one if you need to. My wife was...
Forum: Community 06-04-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,817
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Forum: Community 04-18-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 81,413
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: what is your occupation?

Chicago Police Officer 16 years, Detective 6 out of those 16, ER nurse 3 years

No kids that I know of.....
Forum: Nutrition 04-03-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,063
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: zinc stomach aches

I split my zinc pills up. No need to get a pil cutter, they break in half easily enough. I break'em in half and take a half with one meal and another half with a later meal. If the halves still...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 30,314
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Home made plyo boxes - easy and affordable

Is MDF a grade of plywood? They look good I want to build a pair to raise the level of my flat bench. My squat stands are just a bit to high to allow any benching.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,796
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Women's Oly bar?

Bought one for my wife, she had never lifted weights before much less any Olympic lifting, she loves the bar even though she lifts enough to use a men's bar.

Got the women's economy bar from Glen...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,979
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Your Best Stuff

* My sister's BS in Engineering, she earned it but I paid for it.

* Haggar Q dress slacks in plain black, the pockets are rated for twenty pounds, and hold my glock 36 in one pocket and spare mag...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,476
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Dumbbell

give it some time...craigslist will eventually give you the dumbbells and kettlebells at a fraction of the price...it's the age old question do you have more time or money? Have a happy new year,...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,157
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Need some buying advice: pullup bar/shoes

Jake,

Those are awesome pull up bars, can you kip on them?
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-25-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,384
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Do you work out when you have a cold?

You have to ask yourself what do you have to gain and what do you have to lose by working out or not working out.

Have you ever seen the meth addict mug shots all over the net? The reason they have...
Forum: Exercises 09-02-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Squats/Starting Strength

Look at the squat RX videos posted somewhere on the crossfit forum and on the stumptuous.com site. They all link to youtube. It sounds like you are doing a "good morning" to get out of the hole which...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-22-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,301
Posted By Emiliano Leal
Re: Fitness and Law Enforcement

I am a member of the Chicago Police Department.

We are eligible to retire at the age of 50. Therefore many retire within 5 years of making 50.

We receive our pension checks once a month. The...
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