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Forum: Starting 04-28-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

I could use some help. I assume what I need is diet advice.

Okay, so size wise, I'm doing better. I hate that I'm a bunch "squishy-er," but figure that is part of losing weight. Things are...
Forum: Starting 04-22-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,780
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Not Quite Getting It

Gwyn, I want to direct you to my blog so you can see a few examples of what I'm doing in the gym: hf amc ou rse . wor dpre ss . com (take out spaces). I too am obese. I started in the gym in January...
Forum: Starting 04-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,749
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Age limit

Well, our gym says 6 for crossfit kids as that is the recommendation by CF. My son turns six next week and cannot wait to join the other four of us. THe littlest still has 13 months. He's counting...
Forum: Starting 04-13-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

I started in a size 20 and today am wearing a size 14 pair of jeans!

The progress just keeps getting more and more amazing every week from what we can now do in the gym to what we look like. It is...
Forum: Starting 04-13-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,444
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: 8 months of CrossFit-Finally can do pull ups with NO BAND!!

Awesome! I can't wait til it is me! I get so excited that other people can do it!
Forum: Starting 04-10-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Battle with hypoglycemia?

I think the issue is the carb and timing.

I eat at 5:20am, not too heavy, but it includes protein and carbs.
I also have a 32 oz cup of water (sometimes a tad more or less depending).
This is...
Forum: Starting 04-10-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,877
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: New to crossfit! Struggling with weight!

Mark is right.

I was looking at results stats/pics of a heavy exercise program a few years ago. I came across this one woman. At 5 ft 6 in, she weighed 160 pounds. I remember being very...
Forum: Starting 04-09-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,877
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: New to crossfit! Struggling with weight!

You need more protein to build muscle and calories because you're probably undereating for the degree of exercise you're doing.

Many CF'ers do Paleo or some other form of high protein, low(er)...
Forum: Starting 04-07-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

I took bathing suit pics today.
AWESOME!

I am so glad we started CF. Absolutely wonderful!
Forum: Starting 03-30-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,302
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Beginner Workouts

Beth, when I started, the trainers at the box gave me a ramp-up set of workers.
After ramp-up, my big kids (20 and 17) and I started doing LifeFit and somewhat modified WODs.
This coming week, we...
Forum: Starting 03-30-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,870
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Anyone feel weaker as they get started

I did have some weakness in the first couple weeks. Maybe it was diet related. But I think it was just my body trying to figure out what was going on. Obviously, you probably do need to work on...
Forum: Starting 03-30-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

Long time, no update :)

Well, WE LOVE CROSSFIT!

Let's see how I can update.
I took pics a week and a half ago or so. The difference was amazing. Even our CF coaches were surprised! I think...
Forum: Starting 02-01-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

I'm trying not to get discouraged; but I got the flu so haven't been back to CF in a week!
I'm hoping to jump back in Monday morning :)
Forum: Starting 02-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,756
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: Obese Female looking for some advice

Michelle, I'm obese also. I started a couple weeks ago but this week was grounded due to the flu (times 8 of our 11 people). I hope to start hard and heavy come Monday.

I'm struggling with the...
Forum: Starting 01-25-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

Okay, weirdness.

Last night, I was at a Christian Meeting (think church, we just don't call it that) and afterwards a lady came up to me. She asks, "are you doing P90X again?*" I tell her no,...
Forum: Starting 01-23-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
Re: I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

Patty, can you believe I forgot hubby?!?!?! I think I'll forget to mention that to him :) I so could not do ANYTHING I do without his full support and help! There are five of us doing CF. Maybe...
Forum: Starting 01-23-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,311
Posted By Pamela Houck
I'm another newbie (and hooked my family!)

So last week, I decided to go for it. I talked to two gym owners and picked one. I am more concerned about my health. 17 years ago, I gained 70 pounds in 2 months (sometimes it does happen...
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