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Forum: Nutrition 03-13-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
"watch out! oprah's hungry!" has anyone...

"watch out! oprah's hungry!"

has anyone else seen the old ben stiller show sketch, where they had "attack of the 50 foot Delta Burke", where she was lumbering godzilla style through a town mock...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,386
from what i gather, you should try to get...

from what i gather, you should try to get "playground grade" sand, as opposed to one with silica in it (construction type/grade)

perhaps all the hype about silica being a carcinogen is just...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,633
RE: http://www.outdoor-fitness.com/index.htm ...

RE: http://www.outdoor-fitness.com/index.htm

Did anyone check that link, and see that one of the machines was a Tony little gazelle like apparatus. Does the irony of putting a "walking...
Forum: Fitness 12-12-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,622
"May be a good book...but the article is a...

"May be a good book...but the article is a classic sales pitch."

GASP. next thing you'll say that poor misunderstood T-NATION, will list some of their supplements, in an article of "top 10 hints...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,206
i would check with a smaller local hardware...

i would check with a smaller local hardware store. the ones around me rent tools, and i would get a pipe wrench and really tighten those fittings onto the pipe. it is an extra level of safety, and i...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,026
I'd love to hear what people are quoted. ...

I'd love to hear what people are quoted.

i asked about shipping on an 8,12, and 16 kg bell, and then asked if the order was a 20 and 24 what would it be, and was told "50 dollars" to nyc area....
Forum: Exercises 09-19-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,527
Is there a standardized description of a crossfit...

Is there a standardized description of a crossfit approved back extension. After the discussion in the art devany back extension thread, I searched the archives, and there are an assortment of...
Forum: Nutrition 09-07-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
Joe - thanks for the recommendation. is this a...

Joe - thanks for the recommendation. is this a type of tea "Chinese jasmine", that i would find anywhere, or should i look to a specific store? tea balls are surprisingly inexpensive and i will def...
Forum: Nutrition 08-31-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
"drop it in boiling water until it's ready." ...

"drop it in boiling water until it's ready."

this might be obvious once i do it, but how do i know when it is ready?
Forum: Nutrition 08-31-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
I am using your recommendation and trying to brew...

I am using your recommendation and trying to brew green tea through a coffee maker. Perhaps I am not thinking analytically, but is there a problem with opening up the tea bags and putting the leaves...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,352
""It's the year 1015. You're standing on the...

""It's the year 1015. You're standing on the ramparts of your town's walled exterior. Behind you lies your town, your family, your entire life. Climbing up a ladder directly in front of you (now...
Forum: Nutrition 08-25-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,485
"Chris, are you relying on baseball announcers...

"Chris, are you relying on baseball announcers for nutritional info?"

Hey, don't scoff. Bob Uecker was a noted nutritional authority, and was quite correct when he said "less filling"
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
I have used their bands before, so thus far...

I have used their bands before, so thus far really like the company's products.

i was wondering if anyone has a review or opinion on their kettlebells? so far searching the archives, it seems...
Forum: Fitness 08-06-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,321
yael - what you said was far from obvious....

yael - what you said was far from obvious. especially breathing through a rolled tongue. thus far it unfortunately doesn't seem to work on me, but i have never been able to take my temp up and down...
Forum: Fitness 08-01-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,321
I am in NY, and the temp is almost 100. I just...

I am in NY, and the temp is almost 100. I just tried to do the CF warm-up, within which I can usually do 12 chin-ups, and by 10 today I was wrecked, and not even feeling ready for more of anything. I...
Forum: Fitness 07-30-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,806
I believe in both. i bore easily, and one...

I believe in both.

i bore easily, and one of the many reasons i love CF is the almost limitless possibility to vary things. so my expression of crossfit, is sometimes doing the program as RX'd,...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,590
just to follow up, this is the only site i know...

just to follow up, this is the only site i know of right now that sells sch. 80 online and threads them.

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=USPlastic&category%5...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,590
Offhand the only reason I would think about sch....

Offhand the only reason I would think about sch. 80 is to thread the pipe and fittings to screw together, and easily take apart.

I also don't glue mine for ease of storage, but if I used these...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,728
how did you find out the gold's was remodeling?...

how did you find out the gold's was remodeling? did they place an ad, or did you contact them?

this sounds like a really good way to equip a garage gym, and i would like to try to start...
Forum: Fitness 04-07-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,547
matthew, thanks for answering, and...

matthew,

thanks for answering, and reminding me to always read with a critical eye.
Forum: Fitness 04-04-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,547
"A few years back, the Navy came out with a Navy...

"A few years back, the Navy came out with a Navy SEAL Nutrition manual which was not only heavily plagiarized, but also put out a lot of erroneous info."

i have this book, and was curious before...
Forum: Community 02-21-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,899
Thank you Eugene, for the time and effort you...

Thank you Eugene, for the time and effort you continue to put in writing up these notes.

I would respectfully suggest you think about creating a book, perhaps something like brooks kubik used...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,313
probably should include a link. DOH ...

probably should include a link. DOH

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Olympic-Rubber-Bumper-Weight-Plates-FREE-SHIPPING_W0QQit emZ7219779784QQcategoryZ15281QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,313
It looks like some bumpers just got listed on...

It looks like some bumpers just got listed on ebay from jessup gym, in kilo size.

15 kilo pair $95 with free shipping sounds like it might be worth looking into.
Forum: Nutrition 02-08-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,542
"Feed the dogs they dislike...and eat them....

"Feed the dogs they dislike...and eat them. Native American Indians use to think very highly of dog as a meal, hence why they kept many of them around"

Mr. Lowe, please don't paint all Native...
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