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Forum: Fitness 08-05-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,903
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: What is it going to take to play football/basketball again?

Dead on with this! Do crossfit and go Play are the best advice.
Forum: Exercises 08-04-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,713
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Sub for power cleans/snatch while resting hand?

You can still do high pulls in stead of a clean or snatch. You will finish your shrug and then pull the elbows high and you can drop your weight when it gets to your shoulders or chin. Also with...
Forum: Nutrition 01-28-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,747
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: 8 reasons carbs help you lose weight

This was on the side of that article

10 tricks that'll motivate you to workout (WFS)...
Forum: Fitness 01-26-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,075
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: 12 University of Iowa football players injured

From the reports from ESPN, based upon player facebook pages they did 100 Squats (weight has not been determined) and 100 yard sled push (weight of sled unknown). It sounds like this is a program...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-26-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,659
Posted By Greg Kemp
Iowa football player with exertional Rhabo

12 Iowa football players where hospitalized Monday for what is described as exertional Rhabo!

Exertional Rhabo with Iow Football Players (WFS)...
Forum: Exercises 01-13-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Seeking “tricks” to stop the arm pulling

I have. It seems, to me, if you tense up your arms and try it when your wrists are hooked and your forearm is contracted it is more difficult to bend the elbow. Just what I get out of it. I...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,671
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Thinking about purchasing an Eleiko Training Bar...

Thanks! No we have not used the Pendlay bars.
Forum: Exercises 01-12-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Seeking “tricks” to stop the arm pulling

Flex the wrist this will contract the muscles in your forearm which will make it very difficult for you to bend your elbows. Here is a video of Casey Burgener with still shots you can see the...
Forum: Exercises 01-11-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,604
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Seeking “tricks” to stop the arm pulling

You want to hook your wrists (curl them back towards you) before you start your pull. By hooking the wrists this will not allow your elbows to bend. Theoretically this will let you finish your...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,671
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Thinking about purchasing an Eleiko Training Bar...

We have 20 Eleiko training bars at the high school I coach. We have about 5 from 1993 and only one have we had issues with not spinning any longer. Our bars are in heavy use day in and day out...
Forum: Competitions 01-05-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,680
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: So Crossfit Football Combine....

Must be a poorly run combine. The standard is shoulder blades and butt both must be in contact the entire time. I use to help judge Nike Combines for High School players about 6-7 years ago in Los...
Forum: Fitness 12-24-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,665
Posted By Greg Kemp
Biggest Joke in Sports

Interesting rant about training for sports and not doing complete training. It has some very good points if you make it though the 10 mins. Mainly the concept of specialization at an early age. ...
Forum: Starting 12-14-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,093
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: How to warm up for max weight olympic lift

I am a HS football coach and have done strength and conditioning for our players for 16 years. The standard we use is Burgener warm up (we do it everyday) and on a Max day we go 70% x 3, 80% x 1,...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,517
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Caloric Substitutes for Milk: What do you use?

I don't drink or eat dairy and have not for many years. I have found that the almond milk that is out now is very good and works well by itself and with protien powders. It will not carry the...
Forum: Exercises 10-20-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,429
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: About front squats, and power clean rack position

When in the Rack position you want to make sure your chest and your elbows are up. This should bring your deltoids up and create "the rack" and a space between the bar and your throat. Very often...
Forum: Exercises 10-18-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,404
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Chaining box jumps and knee pain

When having people jump down we talk about "landing like a Ninja" You want a very quite landing and the only way to achieve this is to get a lot more leg bend with each landing. Also make sure...
Forum: Starting 10-18-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,394
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: An open letter to Brian Gunn and anyone else wondering if CrossFit is for them

This is what scaling is all about. I think too many people just go to the main site and try a workout or two and think that it is way too hard. They are would be right if they are out of shape or...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-28-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,909
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Crossfit and Asthma

I am a life long asthma sufferer. I take Advir 2x a day for since the day it came out. Here is what I have found. I eliminated gluten and started taking 5 grams of fish oil a day (EPA/DHA), about...
Forum: Nutrition 07-20-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,773
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Review: Redbridge Beer (Gluten Free)

This is the best gluten free beer. I find it at Henry's Market for $6.49 a 6 pack or at Bevmo for $7.49 a 6 pack. Bard's Tail is the other good gluten free beer but it runs closer to $10 a 6 pack
Forum: Competitions 07-18-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 22,994
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: 2010 games scoring - impossible to catch up?

I would have like the times to account for some type of scoring vs just placing. When Kristen smoked the clean and HSPU WOD she was not benefited any additional points for being so fast.
Forum: Competitions 07-18-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,014
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Thoughts on 2010 Individual Events?

The Sandbag WOD was good for the big guys as well as the 205 lbs clean, but the addition of the ring HSPU made it difficult for the big guys to get ahead. I would agree that the WOD's favored the...
Forum: Nutrition 05-31-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By Greg Kemp
Corn Refiners Association Propoganda

OK I just saw an ad on TV about how High Fructose Corn Syrup is just just like sugar. Facts are neither are good for you but the propaganda is disgusting. My take is that HFCS can't be made with...
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,805
Posted By Greg Kemp
Re: Does anyone know of a good food log online?

Daily Burn is good. Nice iPhone app.
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,435
Posted By Greg Kemp
11.0 flat is a very good time as well as 52...

11.0 flat is a very good time

as well as 52 400m

You need to find a open track meet and compete
Forum: Nutrition 03-23-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,725
Posted By Greg Kemp
choloesterol was 295 I do only eat grass fed...

choloesterol was 295

I do only eat grass fed beef now. Have lost 17 lbs and take Fish Oil everyday.

Thank You
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