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Forum: Community 03-14-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,886
Posted By Phil Canto
Eugene: Great pics! What about an evolutionary...

Eugene: Great pics! What about an evolutionary dynamic ala Art De Vany? On his site he quotes, "playful exercise mimics the activity patterns that were essential to the emergence and evolution of...
Forum: Nutrition 02-22-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,685
Posted By Phil Canto
I think the once a month element is Sears'...

I think the once a month element is Sears' opinion as well. I used my cheat day one month by eating a large amount of pizza. I was literally on the floor in pain. Keep in mind that one of the...
Forum: Injuries 01-26-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,443
Posted By Phil Canto
Thanks for all of the great responses! I had an...

Thanks for all of the great responses! I had an opportunity to watch her closely during a WOD yesterday. There is certainly some breathing issues that we discussed post-workout, that if they don't...
Forum: Injuries 01-23-2005, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,443
Posted By Phil Canto
One of our athletes was complaining about...

One of our athletes was complaining about numbness in one of her feet during the WODs. My first thought was something as tangible as shoes, but she dispelled this quickly...Anyone have experience on...
Forum: Injuries 01-23-2005, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,191
Posted By Phil Canto
Richard: I agree with Matt. Back extensions and...

Richard: I agree with Matt. Back extensions and I'd also add low weight, strict form DLs. They make a huge difference...this has been a good recipe for some of my guys who have been nagged by a...
Forum: Nutrition 12-20-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By Phil Canto
Jason: I did a quick Google search on this diet...

Jason: I did a quick Google search on this diet you speak of. I really don’t see much balance in the way of your carb-protein-fat ratio as prescribed by Dr. Sears and most of his adherents here on...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-20-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,858
Posted By Phil Canto
Using functionality as a guiding principle, I...

Using functionality as a guiding principle, I also try to move as quickly as possible into the next exercise when doing a couplet or triplet. In my mind, if a police officer or firefighter is...
Forum: Exercises 09-20-2004, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,617
Posted By Phil Canto
Paul: The fact that your lats are sore may...

Paul: The fact that your lats are sore may indicate that you are doing too much "pulling" with your arms from the floor. In the DL, your arms are "merely straps" holding the bar. For me, the DL...
Forum: Exercises 08-06-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,452
Posted By Phil Canto
The athlete does squats essentially using toes...

The athlete does squats essentially using toes only at the bottom? Thats a bit curious. What are the benefits of this movement and its functionality versus doing traditional squats?

PC
Forum: Injuries 08-02-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By Phil Canto
Kevin: I worked with a guy who had a similiar...

Kevin: I worked with a guy who had a similiar problem a while back (no pun intended). The solution: reverse hip and back extensions, stretching, and more DLs (but with less weight using very strict...
Forum: Exercises 07-19-2004, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,086
Posted By Phil Canto
Barry: Is the "20 rep back squat" a specific...

Barry: Is the "20 rep back squat" a specific protocol? Pyramiding the weighted sets? I'm not familiar with it...

PC
Forum: Exercises 07-19-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,086
Posted By Phil Canto
Albert: Can you be a bit more specific in your...

Albert: Can you be a bit more specific in your question?

PC
Forum: Nutrition 07-15-2004, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,821
Posted By Phil Canto
Brad: Haven't there been some studies in...

Brad: Haven't there been some studies in reference to a possible linkage between European grocery shopping habits and the overall health of Europeans? In the EU it is very common for people to shop...
Forum: Exercises 07-02-2004, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,086
Posted By Phil Canto
Great responses from all! After digesting the...

Great responses from all! After digesting the subject a bit more, it seems as though the answer lies somewhere within flexibility (hips, hamstrings), the type of squat you're doing (air, back, OH),...
Forum: Exercises 06-30-2004, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,086
Posted By Phil Canto
Question: When doing the squat, is there any...

Question: When doing the squat, is there any truth to the notion that your knees should not track beyond your toes when at the bottom position? Or is this yet another fitness myth perpetuated by...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2004, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,522
Posted By Phil Canto
Due to lack of space and equipment, I'm forced to...

Due to lack of space and equipment, I'm forced to integrate a Smith Machine into some of my workouts. Does anyone know how much resistance the Smith Machine reduces the lift? How much the bar...
Forum: Starting 06-04-2004, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,869
Posted By Phil Canto
Due to lack of space and equipment, I'm forced to...

Due to lack of space and equipment, I'm forced to integrate a Smith Machine into some of my workouts. Does anyone know how much resistance the Smith Machine reduces the lift? How much the bar...
Forum: Fitness 05-02-2004, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,923
Posted By Phil Canto
Great discussion! (Hope I’m not too late). ...

Great discussion! (Hope I’m not too late). Relating to Paul’s comments, “How does a non-athletic couch potato improve compared to someone who's already somewhat "in shape?" Or, to put it another...
Forum: Starting 04-18-2004, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,500
Posted By Phil Canto
What type of WOD schedule are you guys adhering...

What type of WOD schedule are you guys adhering to? Specifically, are you doing a 3 on 1 off or 5 and 2? I’m very intrigued by the notions of recovery within the CF framework. In particular, is it...
Forum: Fitness 03-26-2004, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,238
Posted By Phil Canto
And most importantly, improving their levels of...

And most importantly, improving their levels of fitness!

PC
Forum: Fitness 03-26-2004, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,238
Posted By Phil Canto
Robb: I'd be very interested in whatever you may...

Robb: I'd be very interested in whatever you may have found on "weaning" folks off of periodization. That philosophy of training is so pervasive in my environment, that I have had a difficult time...
Forum: Exercises 02-11-2004, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,640
Posted By Phil Canto
Great stuff Dan! Thanks! PC

Great stuff Dan! Thanks!

PC
Forum: Exercises 02-10-2004, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,640
Posted By Phil Canto
We had a discussion about these this...

We had a discussion about these this morning...Question: Are the hang-clean-squats building blocks for later heavier cleans (hang and power) AND to develop better technique for more powerful C&J OR...
Forum: Injuries 02-06-2004, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,597
Posted By Phil Canto
Thanks again Jason for the insightful posts. We...

Thanks again Jason for the insightful posts. We had him back in the gym this morning doing the back extensions and some light running (believe it or not). Rather than tackle the WOD (wisely), he...
Forum: Injuries 02-05-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,597
Posted By Phil Canto
Jason: Thanks for the response! I'm of the...

Jason: Thanks for the response! I'm of the opinion in many injury cases, that stopping the exercise does little to improve the injury in the long run. My fellow officer has been to a chiropractor...
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