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Forum: Nutrition 05-16-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,058
Posted By Yotam Wei
Beat My Sausage

Introducing the Beat My Sausage Challenge

This thread http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=75202
convinced me that store bought sausage can be paleo(ish).

The challenge is to find the...
Forum: Injuries 05-13-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By Yotam Wei
Allergic reaction to taping hands

Hi

I'm following these taping instructions for Kipling pull ups:

http://vimeo.com/4895278

Which I understand are the standard taping instructions for crossfit.

I'm getting an allergic reaction on...
Forum: Exercises 05-05-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,676
Posted By Yotam Wei
Bad technique on pull ups

I always had a hunch my kip technique was bad.

I watched this:
http://media.crossfit.com/cf-video/CrossFit_KStarr_Pull-UpMechanics.mov

Now I'm certain I'm an injury waiting to happen. But I found...
Forum: Nutrition 05-05-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 42,649
Posted By Yotam Wei
Are sausages paleo friendly? Are they healthy?

Good quality beef or chicken sausages - how paleo friendly are they?

How badly will they effect me if I have them once or twice a week? What about Every day for breakfast?

Are beef or chicken...
Forum: Injuries 04-27-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,340
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to detect overtraining

Thanks Steven and Clint.

I now understand that I have not "over trained" but rather Have severe muscle soreness / doms. (I worked out 3 times last week and twice this week and have had a year break...
Forum: Injuries 04-27-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,340
Posted By Yotam Wei
How to detect overtraining

Hi

I restarted cross fit 2 weeks ago after more then a year's break.
I did Fran yesterday and overtrained- today i need to support myself to walk up/down hills/stairs.

What signal could I have...
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,273
Posted By Yotam Wei
Zone - too much dairy

Hi

I am doing the zone diet and I am vegetarian.

I feel like I am eating way too much dairy - cheese, milk and yogurt. eg last night I had 5 blocks of cheddar cheese.

Is this normal?
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,963
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: Zone : mayonnaise help

Awesome.

where does this conversion come from? Whats the source?
Forum: Nutrition 11-12-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,963
Posted By Yotam Wei
Zone : mayonnaise help

Hi
I just started the zone diet

I am using mayonnaise for a meal. CFJ21 said 1/3 of a teaspoon = 1 block. I went to the supermarket and found one brand of mayonnaise that had 20% fat and another...
Forum: Injuries 05-28-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,385
Posted By Yotam Wei
Pain caused by new movement or injury?

Hi

I have taken a 6 month break from cross fit (stupid decision!) but now "I'm Back". I have worked out twice this week, both times I tried to force myself to do easy work outs - more like extended...
Forum: Nutrition 01-13-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,966
Posted By Yotam Wei
Raw corn?

About once a month I eat corn on the cob, raw. I wash it well.

It tastes amazing! Very sweet and refreshing.

Could it be bad to eat this grain raw? Dangerous? I have heard that one theory of why...
Forum: Nutrition 01-12-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,059
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: I need help with paleo substitutions

Katherine, that's a surprise...how come?
Forum: Starting 01-08-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,292
Posted By Yotam Wei
How to take a sporting break

Hi

I am taking a break from cross fit: i am on a 6 week summer school holiday and have decided to surf every day. Which is good, hard exercise, but obviously different to cf.

I'm looking for tips...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

Thanks Eric. Always good advice. BTW I have always wanted to ask, who is that in your picture? You? Doing what? An actor? Why that actor?
Forum: Starting 12-28-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

Thanks Eric. In your 300x5x3 example, are you resting 1-2min between each warmup set, and 2-5min between your 300x5 ?
Forum: Starting 12-28-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

Thanks Tamara. Well put.
6 weeks ago I read cfsb journal article. I am following (my understanding of) their "notes for beginners": doing each of their recommended lifts as part of my warm up (1...
Forum: Starting 12-28-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

Eric, which approach do you recommend? My goal is GPP, and I am focussing on getting the weights of my lifts up because that is my weakness.

Eric, I would also love to hear your thoughts on my...
Forum: Nutrition 12-27-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,500
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: CF possible without protein powder?

Thanks everyone

I get the message.

I need to find some discipline and clean up my diet: zone and paleo with a lot less cheating than I'm inclined to do. That way i won't have the need for protein...
Forum: Starting 12-27-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

Thanks everyone for the advice.

One q: i thought doing 3-3-3-3-3 was intended to find your new 3RM?
Forum: Nutrition 12-27-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,500
Posted By Yotam Wei
CF possible without protein powder?

Is it possible to do intense cf workouts, 3 on 1 off, including practicing oly lifts in your warm up, without taking protein powder? As a supplement - not replacement.

If it is possible, is it...
Forum: Starting 12-14-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,039
Posted By Yotam Wei
How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

I know I am "Wasting" energy by doing too many sets/reps in my warm up.

How many reps and sets are recommended?

Eg, lets say you are going for an attempt at 3 reps of 200 pound deadlift, and your...
Forum: Injuries 12-11-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,802
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: tingling sensation in my knee during back squats

Also To the best of my knowledge I have no problems with
Muscle imbalances or Soft tissue/mobility work restrictions.

I'm not really sure what soft tissue restrictions are.

I have no long term...
Forum: Injuries 12-10-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,802
Posted By Yotam Wei
Re: tingling sensation in my knee during back squats

Thanks Steven.

It happens mostly with heavy weighted squats. But it did happen once a little bit with air squats.

No I do not have any orthopedic problems.

You wrote, "Generally, loosening stuff...
Forum: Injuries 12-08-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,802
Posted By Yotam Wei
tingling sensation in my knee during back squats

Help!

I am getting a weird sensation and I don't know if I should push through it.

It is when I do back squats. You should know that I am naturally quite flexible and have no problem going the full...
Forum: Nutrition 11-09-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,627
Posted By Yotam Wei
Timing protein shake w dinner

I usually finish my wod at 7:30Pm, have a protein shake at 8:00pm, followed immediately by dinner.

Is this bad? Or simply not optimum?

How much time should I have between shake and dinner?
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