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Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,629
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Dumbbell weight recommendations

Hi ,

I will be working out at work on a tight lunch hour in a limited space or outside. I will therefore have to carry my gear outside or workout in a limited square footage...basically, beside my...
Forum: Exercises 07-11-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: Deadlifts

David,
Musculature fatigue like that is probably normal. If I only base myself on the info you gave, I would recommend to keep going at it (scaled as you are doing now) and work your way up in the #...
Forum: Starting 07-10-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,586
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: Friends coming over for their first WOD... which to do?

I would'nt see a problem with a modified FGB. You could sub Body Rows for the rower (?).
I STRONGLY recommend adjusting time for them. Maybe something like 30s work with 30s rest. Something I have...
Forum: Exercises 04-18-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,655
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: plyometrics

I'm going to make an attempt at it...

Lets say you take on archery practice...for the first time! You go in, someone teaches you the basics...you get it...you improve a little on your first session....
Forum: Fitness 03-23-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,208
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: Joints popping

I recommend checking it out with a local health prof. (chiro, physio, osteopath, ... who ever you have confidence in your local area).

It could be nothing...or it could be VERY important that you...
Forum: Fitness 03-23-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,899
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: Goals

I will go back and forth with goal setting. I enjoy just doing 'stuff' without having to think about...what am I going to get out of this workout. I know lots of 'groups' and join them in their...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,232
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Shoes Pose running / CrossFit

Based on Pose / Michael Collins presentations, lots of folks must be starting to adopt a Pose type technique to run.

What would be a good shoe for use in BOTH running / Crossfit, etc... ?

I...
Forum: Nutrition 02-24-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,161
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Thoughts on Zone Block allocations

I am trying to figure out how Dr Sears set up his Zone Blocks to help me figure out what block allocations I must give to recipes, various cheese, etc...

If I go by the 'book', 1 oz of cheese is...
Forum: Technical Support 02-22-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,744
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: Trouble conducting a search

Thanks a bunch Ron and Karin !

Both your suggestions worked!!

Karin, great tool for web searching ! Great results !

:thanx:
Forum: Technical Support 02-21-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,744
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Question Trouble conducting a search

I am having trouble conducting a ' search ' on this forum. It's never happened before, but I can't seem to put in anything without the following message...

Example:

This search How to build a...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 33,699
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Re: How to hang a heavy bag on ceiling

Michael, That's really nice! It looks like you could slide it to put it away...I'm gonna have to look into that one, but I think my ceiling would be to high to easily slide back and forth.
I was...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 33,699
Posted By Daniel Doiron
How to hang a heavy bag on ceiling

I searched but still nothing to my satisfaction ...

I am looking for advice on how to hang a 'small' heavy bag in the basement (unfinished ceiling) and / or my garage (finished with access to...
Forum: Fitness 04-13-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,332
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Looks like I stand alone on this one ! I have...

Looks like I stand alone on this one !

I have difficulty to believe that some one who performs only linear lifts / exercises will be able to generate the same rotational power as someone who...
Forum: Fitness 04-12-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,332
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I guess I will play Devil's Advocate and express...

I guess I will play Devil's Advocate and express the fact that I believe the rotational and 'resistance' to rotational forces are VERY important to incoporate into your workouts in order to...
Forum: Exercises 12-08-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,327
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I did'nt konw an open grip was used in...

I did'nt konw an open grip was used in powerlifting! but I am with Lynne Pitts...I feel I am sufficiently comfortable with the open grip to use it regularly. My wrists use to 'hurt' during Thrusters...
Forum: Exercises 12-07-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,327
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Currious to know your thoughts on wrapping the...

Currious to know your thoughts on wrapping the thumbs around the bar for the bench press and the standing shoulder press.

Mandatory?
Optional?
Subject to 'optional' if causing irritation till...
Forum: Competitions 10-16-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,237
Posted By Daniel Doiron
A question about pull-up challenges and...

A question about pull-up challenges and records... are most or all done strick? or kipping?
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,699
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I actually use a similar type of tie down strap,...

I actually use a similar type of tie down strap, but without the hooks, just a loop and caming devise. I have marked out a line with a number (line 1, 2, 3, etc...mine go to 30 or 31) at every 10 cm...
Forum: Injuries 06-13-2006, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,847
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I currently have the same problem with our...

I currently have the same problem with our Subaru. The driver's seat is harder than the passenger seat...and my hip only hurts / burns while driving! I rented an Altima the other day, big soft...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,182
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I do realise that some of these topics may have...

I do realise that some of these topics may have been seen before, but things change and we learn from mistakes. I would like to get your recommendations because our ressources are VERY limited and we...
Forum: Nutrition 05-20-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I also find that green tea keeps me in a 'lower...

I also find that green tea keeps me in a 'lower hunger' state and makes IF fairly easy to do. I have yet to have other that black coffee, but feel it has a similar (but not the same) effect as green...
Forum: Nutrition 05-20-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Thanks for the links Garrett, but most of them...

Thanks for the links Garrett, but most of them speak of hydration. I am looking to know if the hormonal response to IF would be affected or disturbed by the consumption of a green tea or coffee. And...
Forum: Nutrition 05-19-2006, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Robert, In what sense would tea, coffee help?...

Robert,

In what sense would tea, coffee help? Obviously these are all without milk, cream, sugar...right?
Forum: Nutrition 05-19-2006, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,903
Posted By Daniel Doiron
Possibly a useless question, as green tea does...

Possibly a useless question, as green tea does not have any calories, but I am looking to get the impression of people who have or are following a IF regiment.

Would consuming green tea during the...
Forum: Fitness 04-21-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By Daniel Doiron
I live in Canada and we give close to a 500ml or...

I live in Canada and we give close to a 500ml or so of blood. I personally book my donations in after noons (I workout 6:30am) and sleep in the next day, I eat well and take that day off.

I find...
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