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Forum: Fitness 08-07-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,165
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Dropping the deadlift?

I my humble experiance of deadlifting, if i were to just drop a load, it seems thatg it would not be of anykind of benifit. In fact, if I am going for reps it feels better to keep most the load on...
Forum: Fitness 04-22-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,055
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Training to Failure

[QUOTE=George Marrtinez;1054654]Well, all the studies suggest leaving something in the tank will make you stronger, and I'd certainly agree to that extent with barbells, and heavy weight training....
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Best shoe.
Views: 20,924
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Best shoe.

I figure this is good any place to ask. I work out mostly with the NB 20 cross trainer. Recently I got the NB10mt. I felt them to be real comfy, but I am started to have issues with just short warm...
Forum: Fitness 04-15-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,092
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Westside Conjugate-CrossFit Programming Critique

Another reason I haven't tried the conjugate system is I have little weight training back ground and I have just started GSLP. With that said when I begin to gain momentum barrow ideas with some of...
Forum: Fitness 04-15-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,092
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Westside Conjugate-CrossFit Programming Critique

Hey Paulo I actually put your blog on my fave list a few months ago. I have always been impressed with the worked you have put in to it. I never have practiced the stuff much since many of the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Best shoe.
Views: 20,924
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Best shoe.

Yep they will begin to stink. Use a thin sock and you be fine. And if they already stink, a short soak in vineger and throw them in the wash. Then dry in the sun or in front of a wood stove blower.
Forum: Fitness 03-21-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,140
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: conjugate crossfit

Chris, I sent you a PM in hopes that you may send me a copy:)
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,226
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Ceiling height

Ahh! I see were your coming from. Well good luck with your new home building adventure. That has to be very exiting! Are you going to have a room in that new house to rent to a guy from Wyoming! I...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,226
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Ceiling height

As far as having the garage built higher (wich is what I would do) istead of nine feet, Go for ten. I don't know about Australia, but here in the US, lumber is sold in 2' increments, so nine foot...
Forum: Fitness 03-09-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,287
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Academic research supporting or contradicting Crossfit style workouts

This thread..... trying to break down what most here enjoy? What it is, what it aint... whats the point. I agree that any healthy debate could make the subject stronger if changes were made. But...
Forum: Starting 03-06-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,988
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: First workout yeasterday....whoa....

Thats funny, My coaches tried to scale and I just wanted push myself any way. When I was reading Jeremiahs post i was thinking about the whole getting out of the car thing. Then walking around in...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 121,568
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Review of Get Rx'd Equipment

Hey no big deal, I figured as much. I thought that sounded like to good of a deal. I was looking for a 160# pound package and did not want to order it and find 80# of plates that I could not use...
Forum: Equipment 02-29-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 121,568
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Review of Get Rx'd Equipment

I was looking at the bumper plates and did not see if the prices were for pairs or individual plates.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,491
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Building a lifting platforms: 6 X 8 or 8 X 8?

Were you planing on attaching the rack to the platform? Assuming so, If the rack is centered on a 16x8 plat form, that would give you 6'9" at each end to be used for as a plate form. Thats a nice...
Forum: Workout of the Day 02-23-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,029
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: 1st WOD without Trache

Upwards and onwards! Thats good stuff man. Keep on keepin on!
Forum: Nutrition 02-20-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,717
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: The paleo challenge set for March

Thank you, I will check them out.
Forum: Nutrition 02-18-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,717
Posted By Damien Archambault
The paleo challenge set for March

I was wondering if anyone has a good recomendation for a good all around cook book for paleo recipes. My needs somthing that could address some crock pot ideas, packing lunches. I do have a little...
Forum: Nutrition 02-18-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,084
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Cast iron skillet or non-stick pan?

I might add that another trick to cleaning cast iron is if something gets burnt on a little, use kitchen salt. Abrasive enough to remove stuburn food, yet not so much as to destroy the pans...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,928
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Stinky feet!

That thead had the info. Sounds like vineger or the denture tablets followed by a quick drying would do the trick. I dry in front the wood stove.

Thanks to Everyone for the suggestions!
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,928
Posted By Damien Archambault
Stinky feet!

Okay, i was wondering if any of you had any reliable recipes for was shoes that will get rib of oder for a while. When I purchased my NB MX 20 shoes, the size fit perfectly to wear without socks. Now...
Forum: Fitness 01-27-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Girl pull-ups with a 45 pound plate

She does look great! I have heard that some women are afriad of bulking up, which as we know is not usually the case unless they are trying to. But I think a gal built like Toni looks good!
Forum: Fitness 01-26-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,937
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Why do you CrossFit

Well I am new to it and when I started I really didn't plan on sticking to it as just wanting something to get in the best shape I could for TM event last June. I only had about two month to train....
Forum: Exercises 01-26-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 41,293
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Wrists are hurting on Front Squats

It works!! 3 weeks ago when I tried to front squat I had a hell of time when I would get close to the bottom possition and felt like I was going to have to drop it or break possition with hardly any...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,594
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Wall protection for Hand Stand Push Ups

Glad I could help! The good thing about just screwing it in is if you need to remove it, the screw holes are easy to patch and paint. Before you put it up just mark were your studs above and below...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,594
Posted By Damien Archambault
Re: Wall protection for Hand Stand Push Ups

I would think just some 1/2" cdx or or ply wood would work well. Then I would srew it to the wall at 16" centers across and 24" from top to bottom. Thats assuming that the studs in your wall are...
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