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Forum: Fitness 06-28-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,974
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Fitness Tracker and HRM?

I have one of these. (http://smile.amazon.com/Omron-HR-100CN-Heart-Rate-Monitor/dp/B000A5CEUO/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1403942360&sr=8-6&keywords=heart+rate+monitor) Use it for some of my runs. Lets...
Forum: Fitness 05-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,623
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: New T-Nation Steroid Article

Which would be even funnier, seeing as polygraph testing is junk science.
Forum: Starting 04-25-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,582
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Ironman

That.

A full Ironman is a very specific event. Your training should be focused on it.

I would be careful about using Crossfit Endurance. Last time I checked (been awhile), the creator himself has...
Forum: Fitness 11-08-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 31,566
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Maximum Pushups: How did/do you do it?

For the pull-ups my plan is to do the same thing on the weighted reps day (+20% BW), and on the reps day I'll do 4x25 for 100 total. Once I fail the full pull-ups, I'll stand on something to decrease...
Forum: Fitness 11-08-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 31,566
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Maximum Pushups: How did/do you do it?

Right now I'm at 18 pull-ups and 72 push-ups. I'm going to try this program WFS (http://scoobysworkshop.com/zero-to-100-pushups-for-complete-beginners/#phase4) for a month or so and see what happens....
Forum: Fitness 09-11-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,847
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Swimming as Aerobic Work

I can't say for sure but you could try. The first few weeks are by far the hardest. The session will feel tough and you'll be wondering if you'll be able to complete next week's. Then next week comes...
Forum: Fitness 09-11-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,847
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Swimming as Aerobic Work

Here's an article on Sun Yang's technique. Of particular note is the "absence of gliding" section.

http://www.feelforthewater.com/2011/08/our-stroke-analysis-two-best-1500m.html wfs

"Although these...
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,847
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Swimming as Aerobic Work

Check out http://swimsmooth.com/ wfs for some good information. The guy that owns that site is a champion long distance swimmer.

The only people I know recommending gliding is total immersion; and...
Forum: Fitness 07-09-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,787
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Ultramarathon on CrossFit Endurance?!?

http://golonggetstrong.com/shane/ (wfs) This is the only person I know of that's completed an ultra using CFE. I can tell you that he would not recommend it now; but you could ask him what his...
Forum: Community 07-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,146
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Do Not Cross Crossfit

Showing up 20 minutes late to a lecture you're giving - classy!

Also, it may be Seattle; but he's a little late on the grunge movement.
Forum: Fitness 06-10-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,417
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Half marathon - training & Inov-8 F-lite 230s?

I concur.

If you felt that bad after a 10k, twice that distance is going to wreck you. 13 days is a taper period, not a training period.

Do they have a shorter distance event?
Forum: Starting 05-22-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,348
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: ? on 5/3/1

No. You'll get to a weight that you'll struggle on soon enough.
Forum: Fitness 05-09-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,855
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Recommendations for strength program?

I also like 5/3/1. I pretty much bastardized the program (only 1 531 upper & lower body lift with assistance work, Westside & DeFranco inspired upper / lower body dynamic days, running & swimming 3...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,933
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Military Athlete

In that case I'd check out his squat PT, as it was created with minimal equipment in mind. Even his PFT programs have barbells and stuff like that, and they're just designed as a prep thing; not...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,933
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Military Athlete

I'd check out their operator sessions instead of any particular program of theirs.
Forum: Fitness 05-05-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,094
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: A wee experinment

Are you swimming?
Forum: Fitness 04-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,895
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: 5x5 + Running + Swimming

This would probably get you to where you want to be.

http://militaryathlete.com/page.php?page_ID=12&cart_category_ID=52&&cart_ID=57 wfs
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-11-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,115
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Can a week off help, or hurt?

A week now could save months later. Take it from someone that's worked through the pain.
Forum: Fitness 04-05-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,684
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Critique my 5/3/1 program

Wendler would disagree with those of you saying 531 isn't appropriate for beginners.

Here's a template he made with beginners in mind http://www.jimwendler.com/2011/09/531-for-a-beginner/ wfs
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-20-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,599,623
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

What happens in the squat rack, stays in the squat rack.

;)
Forum: Starting 03-19-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 85,316
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Crossfit Shoes

I like Altra's shoes. Just wish they came in wide. They're wider than normal shoes; but I have really wide *** feet.
Forum: Fitness 03-10-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,773
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Combining Wendler and long distance running

http://www.completehumanperformance.com/so-you-want-to-run-part-2.html wfs

Der you go.
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-08-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,095
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: New Deadlift PR at 525

I love when people resurrect year old topics.

;)
Forum: Fitness 03-07-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,816
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: Wall worthy quotes

"Someday? Someday my dream will come? One night you will wake up and discover it never happened. It's all turned around on you. It never will. Suddenly you are old. Didn't happen, and it never will,...
Forum: Exercises 03-04-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,304
Posted By Nick Hoffman
Re: A WOD you actually fear

Your coaches shouldn't be having you do a workout that leaves walking painful for days, let alone weeks. IMO
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