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Forum: Fitness 12-04-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,058
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Help Preparing for OCS...

Last summer, they almost always had cottage cheese somewhere in the serving line. I would often slam some of that down on the old plate to get some more protein. I know that it isn't lean chicken,...
Forum: Fitness 11-28-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,916
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Resting HRs

Lt. Mongeon Sir,

Eat some Chow!!!

R/S,
Breslin
Forum: Injuries 10-21-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,429
Posted By Mike Breslin
Bursitis in knees

Is it possible to get bursitis in your knees without banging them on something? My last experience with bursitis came in junior league and high school wrestling from smashing my knees on the mat when...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-07-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,096
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Poor ROM in right hip

Hey Ger,

Check out Trigger Point therapyhttp://www.tptherapy.com/ (w/f safe). I got a brief introduction to it at a Crossfit Endurance Cert a few weeks ago and it has worked wonder so far. I was...
Forum: Starting 09-17-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,012
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: New to CF, training for USMC OCS

OP,

I just finished Seniors in July. I was having similar apprehensions about my running as you are before I left. I battled shin splints for two years. In fact, for my pre-ship PFT I ran a 22:45...
Forum: Fitness 07-31-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,578
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Do you do Crossfit Endurance with Crossfit?

I do it. I used to run and do Crossfit to prepare for OCS. Then I ran a poor PFT about a month out from shipping down to Quantico. By then I had discovered CFE and figured what the hell, I was...
Forum: CrossPit 04-29-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Gel Wrestling Match on Friday - Need Advice

Take this advice with a grain of salt, as it has been several years since I was on the mat. I used this takedown whenver I had to wrestle with the guys that were bigger, stronger and slower than me...
Forum: Community 04-07-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,913
Posted By Mike Breslin
Crossfit History

Hello,

I am a college student who follows Crossfit. In an effort to turn the inordinate amount of time I spend on this website into something beneficial beyond the obvious physical fitness aspects...
Forum: Starting 03-31-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,454
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: New Crossfit Diehard, training for BUD/S

Hey Man,

Frist off, congrats and good luck. Second, check out http://navyseals.com/training-fitness. It is a Crossfit site dedicated to prepping for SEALS. Sort of Crossfit on endurance athlete...
Forum: Testimonials 03-19-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mike Breslin
Fran

This is really the first time I've had a repeat of a workout, because I just started following the mainpage WODs in addition to some additional running three weeks ago. Currently I do 1 3 day cycle...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-06-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,700
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Iraq Puppy incident

I try to just observe posts like this but this one time my blood is a little up. Marines, soldiers, airman, and sailors have been waging war for this country for five years. The invasion of Iraq took...
Forum: Fitness 02-24-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,379
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Programming advice for Marine OCS

Gunny Raymond,

Thanks for the response. I should maybe have clarified a little more in my original post. I'm not just worried about OCS, I'm thinking about my future career as an officer as well. I...
Forum: Fitness 02-23-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,379
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Programming advice for Marine OCS

Holy Poo Sir,

Funny meeting you here. December of this year is when I pin on, provide everything goes to plan. It would be great if you could make it. Warming and I will actually be down there...
Forum: Fitness 02-22-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,379
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Programming advice for Marine OCS

Thanks for the advice so far. Ben, a perfect PFT score for a male Marine is an 18:00 3 mile, 20 pullups, and 100 crunches. The standard for a perfect is the same for officer or enlisted, although you...
Forum: Fitness 02-21-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,379
Posted By Mike Breslin
Programming advice for Marine OCS

Hello Folks,

I am returning to the second half of Marine OCS this summer. Let me start by saying that the physical portion of OCS favors strong runners, which I most decidedly am not.

I've spent...
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,502
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Zone Diet and Activity Levels

For those unfamiliar with the Austere Plan and to further clarify my above post, I have included my workout log from last week to hopefully shed more light on my questions. Thanks again for any...
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,502
Posted By Mike Breslin
Zone Diet and Activity Levels

Hey Folks,

After being a big wuss for a year I'm Zoning it out now. My problem is that I can't figure out my blocks. I have read Zone Meals in Seconds, Enter the Zone, and am working on A Week in...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-02-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,943
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Annie Are You Okay?

I'm glad I'm not the only one. Crossfit Annapolis ran a "Running Annie Are you Ok?" a while back (due to lack of C2's) and it destroyed me more than many of the others have, including Linda and...
Forum: Starting 11-14-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,297
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Pullups, Marine OCS, and not a lot of time...

Hey Michael,

I finished PLC Juniors last summer. I am still a relative noob here myself, but I used a Crossfit/running combo to get ready for last summer, and I'm doing the same for this summer. I'm...
Forum: Fitness 10-30-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,079
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Pukey the Clown

It definitely sucks and it happened again today. I guess I will cough up the copay and the referall pay and go let my doctor check me out.
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,079
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Pukey the Clown

Exactly.

"Son, you just need to realize your limits and stay within them." Blah, blah, blah.

My doctor is uber-unhealthy to my untrained eye as well. I just need to seek out a Crossfit doctor...
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,079
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: Pukey the Clown

In response to your posts, I have tried every variety of food and water combinations as you could imagine in my 12 or so years of sports and working out. It even happened when I wrestled after...
Forum: Fitness 10-26-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,079
Posted By Mike Breslin
Pukey the Clown

Howdy folks,

I have a question about Pukey. I puke or near puke on every single metcon workout. Is that normal? I don't mind it, because I've always been a puker on intense workouts, but most often...
Forum: Testimonials 10-16-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mike Breslin
Re: 2007 Baltimore Half Marathon

I think my experience this weekend proves your point, Bob. I've been reading those posts(Eugene Allen, Mark Twight, and others) with interest. I'm still a limping hurt locker. I am not built for...
Forum: Testimonials 10-15-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mike Breslin
2007 Baltimore Half Marathon

I ran this event on Saturday, October 13th, with a blistering(haha) time of 2:20. Not fast at all, I know, but running it was part of a personal Crossfit experiment. On the advice of Steve Rakow from...
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