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Forum: Exercises 06-12-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: I need help fixing my pull up

Bands are a good idea, you could also do negatives.

Jump up into the halfway position (chin over bar), then lower yourself down as slowly as possible.

By the time you can do 30 seconds a pullup...
Forum: Fitness 06-08-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,047
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Losing fat while on SS

Obviously I have failed to express myself properly here, and should have taken more time over my post. I in no way intended to offend anyone, so if you or the the OP feel what I said was offensive, I...
Forum: Fitness 06-05-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,047
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Losing fat while on SS

Fair enough dude whatever, no need to go on the offensive. You came on here asking for advice and opinions. Just trying to help.

All I was saying was big waist can be a sign of health risk cos of...
Forum: Nutrition 06-05-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,191
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Zone vs. AD

Hi Alicia, thanks for posting that link.

Yeah that was what I was talking about, anybody else heard anything about this, and how serious an issue it could be?

I assume if you get some veg in...
Forum: Fitness 06-05-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,408
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Body Fat % Testing

I don't have access to any of the 'best' ways of measuring (HS weighing, Bod Pod etc.), not that I know of locally anyway.

I've had 12 site tests done with Harpenden calipers, and that gives you a...
Forum: Fitness 06-05-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,047
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Losing fat while on SS

40" waist is a big health risk. Get your priorities straight.

Up to you at the end of the day, but if I was in your your shoes I know what I'd be doing
Forum: Testimonials 06-05-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,814
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Weight Gain?

For the guys who have gained muscle since starting CF, was that just doing the WOD's, or supplementing with any other stuff as well?
Forum: Exercises 06-05-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,761
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Deadlift: Mixed Grip

Consistently using a mixed grip the same way can lead to imbalances which could potentially leave you open to injury.

Either follow the suggestions above, or if you feel you have to use a mixed...
Forum: Nutrition 06-04-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,191
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Zone vs. AD

Hi Ryan,

Sorry, I don't have a link to anything. I was told this by a couple of personal trainers who had done Poliquin's biosig course, and they recommended low carb diets to me but said I would...
Forum: Starting 06-04-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Handstands

Thanks guys, I'll do a more thorough search next time
Forum: Nutrition 06-04-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,191
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: Zone vs. AD

Good question, I've never heard anything about that.

In all my reading on the AD, whenever it comes to health people only seem to address the saturated fat thing, but I haven't seen anything...
Forum: Starting 06-03-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,751
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Handstands

Anyone know any good resources/progressions to practice on working up to doing proper freestanding handstands?

Thanks
Forum: Nutrition 06-03-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,342
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Re: George Foreman Grill

I have a small one, enough to do maybe 2 small burgers to give you an idea of the size.

Pro's
Quick and easy, just switch it on, oil it up, and a few minutes later you're cooking.
Cooks somewhat...
Forum: Nutrition 06-03-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,191
Posted By Matt Farnsworth
Zone vs. AD

Hi guys, Id appreciate some help here with my nutrition plan, first off heres a little background;

Im around 57, 150lbs with approx 10-12 percent bodyfat. Ive worked out in a more traditional...
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