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Forum: Fitness 11-10-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,138
Posted By David Luu
Re: I need article on why women should do SS

Thanks everyone. I got what I was looking for.
Forum: Fitness 11-09-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,138
Posted By David Luu
Re: I need article on why women should do SS

Let's forget why I'm doing it.

Are there any good articles with scientific data that supports the fact that women benefit from a strength / weighlifting program. All I can find are fluff pieces...
Forum: Fitness 11-09-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,138
Posted By David Luu
I need article on why women should do SS

I'm trying to convince my wife she should weight lift, specifically start a program like Rippetoe's SS. She's a scientist so I need a strong, factual article on why lifting is good for women. Right...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 81,640
Posted By David Luu
Re: INOV-8 F-lite 230s

Will you also be getting the 230s in? I'm looking for the black 230s.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,026
Posted By David Luu
Re: Marking the High Temps from Rogue

I use colored duct tape on the edges. The colors match official weight colors.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,396
Posted By David Luu
Cybex flat bench?

I'm beginning SS and I need a flat bench. I saw a Cybex flat bench on craigslist for $80. Will this suit my purposes? Is this a good deal?
Forum: Nutrition 06-23-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,116
Posted By David Luu
Re: Protein Shake or Meal Replacement Shake?

Ok, I got the message. Post workout protein shake and then a real mean during my next break.
Forum: Nutrition 06-23-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,116
Posted By David Luu
Protein Shake or Meal Replacement Shake?

I'm still really confused about nutrition.

I'm going to start working out during my lunch hours. I will be alternating btwn BJJ and Starting Strength. Since I won't have time for a real lunch, I...
Forum: Nutrition 06-21-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,148
Posted By David Luu
Re: Post workout shake w/ no blender?

Thanks all. I'm gonna go get a Blender Bottle to use with my existing power. Then I'll experiment with the different protein powders recommended.
Forum: Nutrition 06-18-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,148
Posted By David Luu
Post workout shake w/ no blender?

I need a post workout shake but I don't have access to a blender. Any ideas? Do shakers work? What kind of protein powder? What base liquid? Whole milk? Should anything else be added?
Forum: Injuries 06-16-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,292
Posted By David Luu
Post Low Back Rehab Workout Routine?

I just got finished with 10 weeks of lower back rehab with a PT because of 5 years of cronic low back pain. I had damage to my QL and Spinal Erectors. I spent the entire 2 1/2 months only doing...
Forum: Fitness 06-11-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,505
Posted By David Luu
Re: Rotational Exercises: Not represented in CrossFit

This is so funny. My PT, who is also a crossfitter, just brought up this point to me last week. I told him he should write a journal article about it. Someone should.

I've got really bad...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,820
Posted By David Luu
Re: any one try the trigger point products?

+1 for the Body Back Buddy and the Trigger Point Workbook. I like the Body Back Buddy a little better than the Theracane.
Forum: Injuries 05-12-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,222
Posted By David Luu
Re: Lower Back Dead Lift Injury - Please Help!

All I can tell you is my story which sounds superficially similar.

I injuried three back muscles: my Quadratus lumborum, Erector spinae, and Multifidus. Maybe your friend can research these...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,892
Posted By David Luu
Re: Experiences with Concept 2 Model B

Congrats. I've had a model B for a few years and it's still holding up great. In addition to the new handle, I recommend getting upgraded foot pads and the AC adaptor for the PM2 computer. The...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,076
Posted By David Luu
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,976
Posted By David Luu
Re: Review: New Rogue Collar

So what's the difference btwn the new HG collars and the old Lock-Jaw collars? The old ones are on sale at Rogue. Are the new ones that much better and worth the price?

How do they compare to...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,520
Posted By David Luu
Re: Craigslist

Thanks for the advice! After reading your post I tried a search on craigslist using just "weights" and I found a great deal on a rack, bench and O weights. I had used other search terms earlier in...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-09-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,416
Posted By David Luu
Re: Crossfit Boxes Downtown

Dang. I just changed jobs and took one in Baltimore. I was in Downtown DC for 3 years and I would have loved to have a Box close by, either for lunch or afterwork workouts. There are lots of gyms...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,242
Posted By David Luu
Re: Advice on which mat AND making a cheap sandbag (or S.B.ish)

My only problem with rubber mulch is that I can only fit 40lbs of Home Depot rubber mulch in to a standard size (21x36) military duffle. I find I need a heavier bag. I'm going to try to mix sand...
Forum: CrossPit 09-29-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,975
Posted By David Luu
Re: Jeet Kune do

I am an JKD practitioner. I also do BJJ and have done all kinds of martial arts all my life. IMHO, it all about the teacher and what you want of it. JKD is be a great style. There is a great deal...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,610
Posted By David Luu
Re: Crossfit Footwear - Nike Free SPARQ?

I'm in the same boat. I've been looking for a good all around shoe as well. I discovered POSE running earlier this year and I love it. The problem is that I have wide feet. I've tried the Nike...
Forum: Injuries 09-15-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,201
Posted By David Luu
Forum: Injuries 09-11-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,201
Posted By David Luu
Rehabilitating the Lower Back by Bill Starr ?

I have had lower back problems for years. I've never gotten a straight answer from doctors but the best answer I've heard is that I tore my QL muscle. Last month, after 6 health back months, I...
Forum: CrossPit 01-29-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,931
Posted By David Luu
Re: What do you do about long hair?

There's not much here, but it's a start:
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