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Forum: Community 05-02-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,982
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Hello gang-it's been a long time! Was in NYC...

Hello gang-it's been a long time!

Was in NYC after Easter this April and decided to go for a run in Central Park...wearing my bright red Crossfit hoodie of course...

Did my run then walked a...
Forum: Community 05-31-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,245
Posted By Alexander Karatis
With Coach's style, this book would definitely be...

With Coach's style, this book would definitely be a page-turner!
Forum: Community 05-18-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,497
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Paul-rgr that. Joshua, you bring up a very...

Paul-rgr that.

Joshua, you bring up a very pertinent realm of power laws at work-->The Film Industry! This might be (you probably know better) an area where much of the tail-end is crap,...
Forum: Community 05-17-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,497
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Joshua-Precisely! Now what does this model of...

Joshua-Precisely!

Now what does this model of distribution mean for...nature? Or a company's product range? What purpose does the tail serve there? We know what the head does...

But what about...
Forum: Community 05-17-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,497
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Six Sigma, TQM...all that stuff definitely turns...

Six Sigma, TQM...all that stuff definitely turns me off.

It usually happens this way-Management theories get ahold of a great general idea and kill them with "How tos" or "XXX Made Simple"... I...
Forum: Community 05-17-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,497
Posted By Alexander Karatis
No we are talking about power laws, that...

No we are talking about power laws, that ubiquitous trend that whenever you leave a system free of contraints or regulation, it self organizes according to a very specific pattern that if allowed,...
Forum: Community 05-16-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,497
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I know we have a couple of folks into this...

I know we have a couple of folks into this stuff...

What in your view is that which generates long-tail/pareto distributions?

Pretty broad-should make for some interesting discussion though...
Forum: Exercises 05-14-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,410
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I do these as well Steven. Well, at least 4-5...

I do these as well Steven. Well, at least 4-5 proper ones.
Forum: Exercises 05-11-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,410
Posted By Alexander Karatis
How do you generally sub one for the other? How...

How do you generally sub one for the other? How many seconds in a planche would you give for say 50 pushups? Obviously they're different and can't be quantifiably compared-I'm just looking for...
Forum: Community 05-11-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Lincoln you are a demi-god. :happy:

Lincoln you are a demi-god. :happy:
Forum: Community 05-11-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I am having this crazy argument with a phys ed...

I am having this crazy argument with a phys ed teacher in an online, university nutrition class (he is actually a student there like me).

His main thesis is that power in most sports I mentioned...
Forum: Community 05-10-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,451
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Thx guys!

Thx guys!
Forum: Exercises 05-10-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I was just in a discussion with a guy who's...

I was just in a discussion with a guy who's asking why is "youngsters lifting weights can hamper their development" a myth?

I countered that they are missing out on learning some of the most...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By Alexander Karatis
FOund a cool video from some Swede dudes! Check...

FOund a cool video from some Swede dudes! Check it out. Some good music well into the video too! At around 03:00

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1620542766417877557&q=slalom+waterski...
Forum: Community 05-06-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,451
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Just wondering if these are the standard T-shirt...

Just wondering if these are the standard T-shirt model of the other ones. THey look kinda tight in the picture so I don't know which size I should buy. Definitely don't a spandex-like fit!;-)
Forum: Fitness 05-01-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Waterskiing. Slalom that is. Once you get...

Waterskiing.

Slalom that is. Once you get yourself in that course and start chasing buoys (sp?) you'll go absolutely mad with the sport! Intense, technical, and a HELL of a workout! You really...
Forum: Nutrition 02-24-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By Alexander Karatis
http://www.nutritiondata.com is by far the best I...

http://www.nutritiondata.com is by far the best I have come across until now. Lots of depth.
Forum: Injuries 01-27-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Went to the doctor today. He said it's definitely...

Went to the doctor today. He said it's definitely my kneecap not tracking right which can happen if I expose myself to strenuous exercise that I'm not used to.

When I told him I ran hard for 3-4...
Forum: Injuries 01-26-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I really hope that's it guys but I somehow doubt...

I really hope that's it guys but I somehow doubt it! It feels strange that a small muscle like that would make this loud of a noise. (Think as loud as cracking your fingers)

And yes, I'm going...
Forum: Injuries 01-22-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Alexander Karatis
I forgot to add, that this may be due to three...

I forgot to add, that this may be due to three days of consecutive running I did while on a business trip the other week (done on mostly dried mud and pebble trails). Of course, I've done much more...
Forum: Injuries 01-21-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Hey guys! Thanks for the help so far. The...

Hey guys!

Thanks for the help so far. The snapping is felt on the upper part of my knee. It feels like its underneath the topmost edge of my left patella.

James, my squat is definitely not as...
Forum: Injuries 01-20-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,091
Posted By Alexander Karatis
For the past week I have noticed that my left...

For the past week I have noticed that my left knee does a little "snap" as soon as my squat reaches parallel. Once I go all the way down and come back over parallel again it feels like something...
Forum: Nutrition 01-17-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,016
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Speaking about the post-WO window, I was rather...

Speaking about the post-WO window, I was rather intrigued by Larry's comments the other day about that window actually lasting longer than we might think...

I sure hope that's true!;-)
Forum: Community 01-09-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Laura, My thoughts exactly! I just felt like...

Laura,

My thoughts exactly! I just felt like calling the mag and asking "What the f**k is he smiling about?"! :angry: Sorry if that sounds a little extreme...:proud:

Number two...Those aren't...
Forum: Fitness 01-02-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,235
Posted By Alexander Karatis
Here's my take in this... After Crossfit I...

Here's my take in this...

After Crossfit I have been MUCH more enthused about learning and re-learning new and old sports. Mastering one or two and being proficient in others is one of the most...
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