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Forum: Community 03-04-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,099
Posted By Peter Borden
WOD on the iphone?

Is there any plan to make an iphone page that displays the WOD?

If not, I'd be glad to put one together...
Forum: Nutrition 01-23-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,955
Posted By Peter Borden
Tuna Sushi and Mercury Levels

This is worth reading:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/23/dining/23sushi.html?ex=1201755600&en=3b26a4abc0514c7f&ei=5070&emc=eta1
[Work/Family Safe]

I've heard conflicting advice about canned tuna,...
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,793
Posted By Peter Borden
I've heard some nutritionists suggest full blood...

I've heard some nutritionists suggest full blood tests to determine if you're deficient in anything. Haven't heard anything about such tests here, so was wondering what people's experiences with...
Forum: Nutrition 04-29-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,717
Posted By Peter Borden
For me, I found that if you approach these things...

For me, I found that if you approach these things with a "resist" mentality eventually you'll hit the wall because your self-talk binds you to the outcome least desired. This is hard to explain. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,311
Posted By Peter Borden
Anyone know of a source for York Dumbbells near...

Anyone know of a source for York Dumbbells near NYC? I'm in Jersey, and I'm looking for the round (not hex) style.
Forum: Nutrition 03-28-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,118
Posted By Peter Borden
suggestion: burpee your way over to...

suggestion: burpee your way over to aforementioned bars and READ the nutritional information.
Forum: Nutrition 03-28-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,666
Posted By Peter Borden
What about whey isolate? (supposedly lactose...

What about whey isolate? (supposedly lactose free). It's such a cheap, easy protein source...not sure about cutting that one out.
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,560
Posted By Peter Borden
The one I've had good luck with is here:...

The one I've had good luck with is here:
http://www.karenskitchen.com/a/recipe_collossal_zone_cookies.htm
(work family safe)

I changed the recipe somewhat. Omitted bananas in favor of baked...
Forum: Fitness 02-22-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Peter Borden
Sounds bad. But not as bad as this 9-day fasting...

Sounds bad. But not as bad as this 9-day fasting period I read about at this obscure Japanese Zen monastary. For 9-days, maybe an hour a night, no eating, no drinking (but you're allowed to wash...
Forum: Fitness 02-20-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Peter Borden
I don't follow the 3/1 xfit scheldule precisely,...

I don't follow the 3/1 xfit scheldule precisely, preferring to follow my own periodization. During my next 5 day rest period (coming up), just might give it a try.

My last two week rest was spent...
Forum: Fitness 02-19-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Peter Borden
Thanks guys for the responses. I think Jason hit...

Thanks guys for the responses. I think Jason hit it on the head though: the question really is if the body can recover adequately with REM alone. The mind might be able to, but the body?

That...
Forum: Fitness 02-17-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Peter Borden
Didn't even click on the link. Hmmm. I think...

Didn't even click on the link. Hmmm. I think you fell into "lets dismiss this without knowing what I'm talking about."

This sleeping pattern has be implemented successfully by a number of...
Forum: Fitness 02-16-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Peter Borden
Also known as Polyphasic sleep. Basically every...

Also known as Polyphasic sleep. Basically every four hours, you sleep for 15 minutes or some variation on that. You can bring your sleep down to 2 hours a day or 22 waking hours.

More resources:...
Forum: Digital Coaching 01-17-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,696
Posted By Peter Borden
OK, a couple things. For the most part you look...

OK, a couple things. For the most part you look pretty good.

1) Keep the handle level, in a straight line. If you notice, you let the handle drop once past your knees on the recovery.

2)...
Forum: Nutrition 01-12-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,148
Posted By Peter Borden
Remember that all these suggestions are rather...

Remember that all these suggestions are rather personalized and your results may very.

For me, 6'3" and 24, this past year has been enlightening. I spent most of the last year in Europe where I...
Forum: Exercises 01-03-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By Peter Borden
All good advice, thanks guys. I just recently...

All good advice, thanks guys. I just recently had a week off of schelduled rest, and it did wonders for the shoulder.

I think there have been some form issues, from reading the posts, but more...
Forum: Nutrition 01-02-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By Peter Borden
The funny thing about this diet is, if you don't...

The funny thing about this diet is, if you don't just read the section on your type, that his reccomendations for all types is almost identical. You know, no refined grains, moderate alcohol, little...
Forum: Exercises 01-01-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By Peter Borden
I'll try to find a way to post a photo, but until...

I'll try to find a way to post a photo, but until then...

My swings generally go almost overhead. KB doesn't trail the hands. I drive with the hips as much as possible. There is probably some...
Forum: Exercises 01-01-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By Peter Borden
I've been warming up lately by doing 100 53#...

I've been warming up lately by doing 100 53# 1-arm KB swings. It was a weak point I wanted to bring up to par.

However, I was begining to get a bit of nagging shoulder pain before my last...
Forum: Nutrition 01-01-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By Peter Borden
I keep reading diet books, not because I don't...

I keep reading diet books, not because I don't like what I've incorporated so far (zone and paleo), but more because I like to keep reading. There were two points Wolcott made in this book that left...
Forum: Nutrition 11-29-2006, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,033
Posted By Peter Borden
IMO, if you're going to drink beer, make it as...

IMO, if you're going to drink beer, make it as 'paleo' as possible. i.e. unfiltered, unpasteurized. Its a nice coincidence that these beers tend to taste better. Think hefeweizen and trappist...
Forum: Exercises 11-29-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,607
Posted By Peter Borden
Here's an idea I ran with last week: Find some...

Here's an idea I ran with last week:

Find some PVC of a width to be sufficiently punishing. Drill a hole in one end, thread this with plastic tubing. Put a loop of small climbing cord through...
Forum: Fitness 11-26-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,945
Posted By Peter Borden
Every middle day I add a ME workout to the mix. ...

Every middle day I add a ME workout to the mix. Either 5x5s, 10x1, the 3-2-1 pattern, or occasionally some GVT.

What I've found is that the day after these workouts I sometimes crash, especially...
Forum: Injuries 11-16-2006, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,764
Posted By Peter Borden
2 days later and I feel like new. Strange. ...

2 days later and I feel like new. Strange. Still going to give it a couple days, though.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Injuries 11-14-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,764
Posted By Peter Borden
I'd say it was similar to a muscle up, for sure,...

I'd say it was similar to a muscle up, for sure, but with feet on and with my hands pulling out, to each side, away from my body, in addition to pulling down.

At this point, I'm just sore like I...
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