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Forum: Competitions 09-25-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Re: College Leg Press Comp

Depending on the situation such as fitness level and ROM he could have done some significant damage. 120 reps is pretty scary at any reasonable kind of load. Localized rhabdo(SP?) damage, maybe not...
Forum: Starting 09-25-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,867
Re: Goal: Massive Weight Loss

I want to reinforce the importance of diet. In most cases I would agree with the 80% importance level. If you've gone up to 300lbs I would say diet is 95% of the issue.

Nothing wrong with not...
Forum: Nutrition 09-24-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,320
Re: Is a low-maintenance diet possible?

Paleo is about as simple as you can get.
Forum: Fitness 09-22-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,919
Re: How strong is the avg. crossfitter?

I think this is kind of like asking how smart the average UNIX user is.

CF is open source no one know even how many people follow CF much less tabulate the average strength.

I would say the average...
Forum: Starting 09-22-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,423
Re: Warning to Bodybuilders

Gradually work up to good kipping pullups make sure you open the shoulders at the bottom. Keep and "active shoulder"

Do OHS in every warmup 3x15 even if you have to use broomstick. Make sure to...
Forum: Fitness 09-17-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,103
Re: Genetics

You probably have not heard an answer you think is legitimate because the subject is so complicated! The human body has a basic design but there is significant variation in a multitude of factors. ...
Forum: Nutrition 09-13-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,417
Re: type 1 diabetes

Not only can a child be on a low carb diet it is sometimes prescribed for epileptic children who even when treated with the best drugs money can buy still have seizures.

Google ketogenic diet for...
Forum: Fitness 09-13-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,547
Re: Small CFers and scaling loads

I would like to echo Shane response. Scale based on strength.

Unless you have a lots of experience with a movement be conservative! Many workouts are based on percent of bodyweight so they are...
Forum: Nutrition 09-11-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Re: zone 101 questions???

see inserted text (A- )above for my opinion. The long and the short is I believe the zone is a great place to start! Compared to the SAD or the way most people eat it is worlds above, especially...
Forum: Competitions 09-11-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,386
Re: 30 sec L-sit Challenge

I do believe (although I could be wrong) that an L-Sit should be done while being "supported" not "suspended" or hanging by the arms. So if you do them on the rings you should start from a dip...
Forum: Injuries 09-10-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,192
Re: Golfer's elbow.

Work the other arm! There are even studies showing work on a non-injured arm has positive carryover to the injured arm vs inactivity.

BTW I have had golfers elbow as well. I hate to say it but...
Forum: Starting 09-09-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,221
Re: How long did it take you to get fit?

Peter as David and Brian said there is a ton of info on the site, lots of great reading.

It sounds like your weak to get your numbers up to over 300 the simplest suggestion I have is to start doing...
Forum: Starting 09-08-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,074
Re: Newbie first WOD (Linda)- advice???

Dan,
You pushed yourself harder than you probably have for many years!

You did a good job scaling, the weight was probably right on. Part of scaling IMO on the early phase is quite frankly taking...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-06-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 164,635
Re: The Mutation from Man to Machine...

David,
Congrats on the earlier PRs. I've been looking at your log, is there any chance you need to take a half volume week or week off? I only say that because of how hard you've been going and...
Forum: Nutrition 09-03-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,472
Re: Drinking whole milk to add mass?

Chris,
In the short run I shot up to 170-175 stalled there for a while partially because I made the varsity football team. All the running and lifting plus school during the day. I was a freak...
Forum: Nutrition 09-02-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,472
Re: Drinking whole milk to add mass?

Chris 3,900 calories may not in fact be enough. That is only about 1500 cals more than a gallon of whole milk. You are a young male who probably has a raging metabolic rate. Your BMR is probably...
Forum: Nutrition 09-01-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,472
Re: Drinking whole milk to add mass?

Yes Milk works. Too many people talk about it but not many actually do it. Yes it can make you uncomfortable, tough. If you are not drinking a gallon of milk a day as Rip says "you are not doing...
Forum: Nutrition 08-28-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,200
Re: Gluten Free Noodles

They are made of corn so I assume they will be just as good for you as ones made of wheat for what that is worth. With the exception of the gluten tolerance/intolerance issue. I assume high GI/GL...
Forum: Fitness 08-27-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,910
Re: Advice needed: Female body-type/shape concerns (Kinda long)

Best to worst options IMO. (diet is biggest aspect here)

#1 Zone Diet with Paleo food choices?

#2 Paleo, strict

#3 Zone with only favorable carb choices

She says she has Hypoglycemia so she...
Forum: Starting 08-25-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,942
Re: dumbbell bench press instead of BB bench press

Go to a car stereo place and ask them if they have junk speakers you can have for the magnets.

Chisel/pry off the front part of the speaker and keep the back part with the magnet and metal chunk. ...
Forum: Starting 08-25-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,561
Re: Newbie Overtrained - How to set limits?

Why would you take three weeks off when you hurt your wrist?

Taking three weeks off from anything that involves your wrist, fine.

You should be able to squat, sprint, situp, possibly do pulling...
Forum: Starting 08-21-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,122
Re: Burn Fat and Gain Muscle?

I have a great plan. In simple terms you must get stronger but not heavier.

Stay at the weight range you specified you can either do what you said go back and forth between 190-195 doing whatever...
Forum: Fitness 08-20-2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 71,140
Re: Crossfit vs p90x Guinea pig

How are the workouts going for you two? How is the P90 diet?
Forum: Nutrition 08-20-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,459
Re: Feel really full on the Zone diet...something is wrong

I think you should do you block calculations again. I would go with 19 blocks especially if you are full on the amount you have been eating. At 28% BF you could easily go towards the low side for a...
Forum: Nutrition 08-19-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 176,161
Re: Anabolic Diet - My Progress

While a strict Paleo (original book) was down on sweet potatoes. The Paleo for Athletes book encourages those things (and others) as necessary carbs for athletic endevours. I think carbing up on...
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