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Forum: Nutrition 01-31-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,867
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Supplements & Crossift -- What Are You Taking?

Hey everyone,

Been a while since my last post!

I haven't used any supplement (besides whey protein) in a long period of time. Anyway, for Christmas, I received a few gift cards for nutrition...
Forum: Nutrition 11-11-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Sample Diet (Opinions please)

I enjoy the taste of turkey bacon/sausage over the traditional.
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Sample Diet (Opinions please)

Parting ways with cereal is the hardest thing to do. I've been a "cereal killer" since the days of my youth :smiley_ev

Stocked up on rice, whole milk, turkey sausage, and turkey bacon
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Sample Diet (Opinions please)

Thank you for all the replies.

I knew my food intake was good, just wanted to see the opinions and feedback from others.

Will def. make the switch to whole milk when I go grocery shopping this...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Sample Diet (Opinions please)

As in stats; what do you mean?


If you mean what I think you do, my stats are in my sig.

Also, I try to minimize the amount of supplements I take (as you can see) and paying for powder carbs really...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,242
Posted By Don Beam
Sample Diet (Opinions please)

So now that it is winter time, I'm going for some solid strength gains. Here is what a sample of my diet looks like right now (As of 11/8/13) I'm maining looking to increase muscle size and...
Forum: Exercises 11-01-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Frustration with coach

Steve,

I appreciate the thought and consideration you put into your response! I understand the points you're making, 100% But, yes - my knees went MRIs about 6 weeks and it was revealed that I...
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Frustration with coach

Not sure. When I was a true "n00b," I received a lot of positive and negative feedback; in which I welcomed. Now, that I have a strong grasp on what works for me, I've articulated what I am...
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Frustration with coach

That is why I emailed him with my concerns. Awaiting a reply....
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Frustration with coach

Thanks for the replies! Finding a new facility really isnt an option, my current box is the best deal in relation to where I live.
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Frustration with coach

Thanks for the reply Barrett. I totally get where you're coming from and what you mean about evolving and understanding the clients; especially at their own personal level. I coach ice hockey and...
Forum: Exercises 10-31-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don Beam
Frustration with coach

Hey all,

So, yesterday I achieved a new PR on my power clean, 255 lbs. This was completed during the strength portion of our workout yesterday, 10 min to find 1RM clean, any style. We were told to...
Forum: Exercises 10-22-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,334
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Assistance for Bodyweight Exercises (or How I Got My Muscle-up)

It's funny you posted this because I came to the forums to look for threads on Muscle-Ups. I've been practicing my *** off on this damn movement and keep falling so short of getting it. My coaches...
Forum: Nutrition 10-22-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,972
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Cheating

Hey dude. Tupperware.

I'm the director of a treatment program for at-risk youth and constantly on the go; between staff meetings, training my employees, out of building, corporate stuff, etc,...
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,181
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Running with Squats?

On nice days, we do a lot of cardio work outside in the football field.

We have done gassers right into broad jumps and back into the gassers.

I think the worst was a pyramid of suicides and...
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,527
Posted By Don Beam
Re: AMRAP of Ten minutes or Less

I was under the assumption that Strength training was usually done before the Met-Cons, 95/100 times.

Only time we do not have a Strength aspect is when the Met-Con takes 35+ minutes.
Forum: Exercises 10-03-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,812
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Hand Tears

I feel your pain dude. I've tried 7+ different items for my hands and nothing seems to work. A lot of people swear by Mechanix gloves; which dont get me wrong, are solid, but I've still experinced...
Forum: Nutrition 10-03-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 55,382
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Pre workout supplements?

Adding my 2 cents here:

The best pre-workout is a banana and orange juice with one scoop of pure creatine monohydrate.

Pre-workout supps are loaded with a bunch of crap that you really dont need....
Forum: Nutrition 10-03-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,178
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Grill master thread

Hope you like it:D
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,178
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Grill master thread

It certainly is! I frequently visit Jamaica and have built a friendship with some of the people who work at the resorts. About two years ago, one of my friends shared that recipe with me.

Shoot me...
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,178
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Grill master thread

haha, now I've got the urge to grill up some steak.
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,178
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Grill master thread

Nice, both sound delish.
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,178
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Grill master thread

I use a recipe I picked up in Jamaica.

"Orange Cajun Chicken"

Fill a very large ziplock bag with the following:

12 oz orange juice
2-3 chicken breasts
3 tbsp garlic salt
3 tbsp Ceyenne (Think I...
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,808
Posted By Don Beam
Re: Not seeing change.....

You're def correct with that good sir.

I'll have to look into what you suggested.
Forum: Nutrition 10-02-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 143,533
Posted By Don Beam
Re: What supplements to take to get the best results

I'm just gonna jump in this conversation here and add my 2 cents.

If you're interested in getting better results you should look at how you're training and especially how you're eating

Look at the...
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