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Forum: Fitness 06-17-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,935
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Re: Dynamic Effort

This is why chains and bands are sometimes used. Also Jumping from squat, with weight, onto a box.



This is correct somewhat. Intended bar speed with 90% of your max is more effective...for...
Forum: Injuries 06-17-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,006
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Re: Creaking knee

Take plenty of fish oil and olive oil...besides that no worries. No pain -- no worry.
Forum: Injuries 06-17-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218,701
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Re: Deadlift - sudden back pain/small pop

This happened to me once. If it happened to you at that weight, considering your max weight, It was probably just your back popping. Make sure next time you do some spine mobility movements before...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-17-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,847
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Re: Broken blood vessels in my eye from HSPU

Just do handstands for about a minute every other day or so and this will help strengthen those vessels so they don't pop.

Also -- learn how to breath in that position. It will help too.
Forum: Injuries 06-26-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,606
Posted By Matthew McCarty
This is good. Take time off to recover and eat...

This is good. Take time off to recover and eat and drink like you were working out still. This way your body will go into super-compensation mode and you will pack on some good amount of muscle while...
Forum: Injuries 06-18-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By Matthew McCarty
I think Coach has a problem with his hip? I...

I think Coach has a problem with his hip? I would think if it was a knee problem he could get it fixed with surgery.
Forum: Nutrition 06-10-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,788
Posted By Matthew McCarty
The Zone is an excellent way to count calories....

The Zone is an excellent way to count calories. Need more food. Eat more blocks of whatever. Getting fat -- eat less blocks of whatever. Think you need more protein -- eat more protein blocks, etc. ...
Forum: Fitness 06-10-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,801
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Lasik -- had slight halos for a month -- now two...

Lasik -- had slight halos for a month -- now two years on and everything is still clear as glass.

Best money I ever spent.
Forum: Nutrition 06-06-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,189
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Animal Fat from meat - Bad. Don't eat it. ...

Animal Fat from meat - Bad. Don't eat it.

Other sources of fat: egg, coconut, nuts, Butter, Olive oil, etc -- good. Eat it.
Forum: Fitness 05-27-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,506
Posted By Matthew McCarty
See: ...

See:

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/21/41436.html

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/21/40270.html

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/21/40270.html
Forum: CrossPit 05-27-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,093
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Yes. Boxing is dead.

Yes. Boxing is dead.
Forum: Exercises 05-23-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,095
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Just do Straight Leg Dead Lifts -- with a weight...

Just do Straight Leg Dead Lifts -- with a weight of your choice.

To avoid the headaches learn to breath through the movement. Also every day in your warm up do a 1 min Handstand. This will...
Forum: Injuries 05-15-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Too little information...one persons crapy diet...

Too little information...one persons crapy diet may be a good diet to another. Also one person WOD may be different than another.

On the Zone? Supplementing with Fish Oil/Omegas? Getting enough...
Forum: Injuries 05-15-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,842
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Its for joints not muscles.

Its for joints not muscles.
Forum: Fitness 05-10-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,579
Posted By Matthew McCarty
If you do negatives; do so not more than once a...

If you do negatives; do so not more than once a week or so; with around 110% to 120% of your 1 Rep Max. Make the negative a normal speed movement.

Add this on the end of the Strength workouts;...
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,793
Posted By Matthew McCarty
I have heard of it. Anyway maybe you are Zinc...

I have heard of it. Anyway maybe you are Zinc deficient? Do a Zinc test and if so take some ZMA. It'll fix you right up.
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,839
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Check out "Bullet Proof Knees" by Mike...

Check out "Bullet Proof Knees" by Mike Robertson.
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,881
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Check out a book called "Inside Out Warm Up" by...

Check out a book called "Inside Out Warm Up" by Mike Robertson and Bill Hartman.

Also T-nation has a lot of articles on shoulder health, etc. The site though may not be work safe. They like...
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,286
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Get it checked -- but also make sure you are...

Get it checked -- but also make sure you are doing a proper warm-up. Better alive than dead.
Forum: Injuries 05-10-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Train hard and you may suffer from this so follow...

Train hard and you may suffer from this so follow this advice and perhaps it will clear up for you:

http://newcastle.yourguide.com.au/detail.asp?class=news&subclass=columns&story_i...
Forum: Fitness 05-10-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,621
Posted By Matthew McCarty
I would do just 8 or 9 miles and leave it at...

I would do just 8 or 9 miles and leave it at that. Try and run it faster each time. When the Marathon comes you will easily be able to do 3 times your training distance.
Forum: Injuries 05-09-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,061
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Strengthen your forearm extensors. That is most...

Strengthen your forearm extensors. That is most likely the imbalance that is causing the problem.

Ironmind makes some nice rubber bands for this.
Forum: Fitness 05-07-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,621
Posted By Matthew McCarty
One more thing -- make sure you "take a dump"...

One more thing -- make sure you "take a dump" before you run the Marathon. Otherwise you will be in for one uncomfortable run.
Forum: Injuries 05-07-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Strange to be sore that much and for so...

Strange to be sore that much and for so long...Maybe you broke/tore something. I wouldn't expect a 5 mile run to do that to an extremely unfit person.

This is the first time it has happened I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-07-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,870
Posted By Matthew McCarty
Yes -- at least some form of it. I also do a 1...

Yes -- at least some form of it. I also do a 1 minute hand stand every workout day.

Doing the CFWU or some for of it, plus the hand stands, helps keep your skin tough on your hands to high rep...
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