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Forum: Workout Logs 05-05-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Tue May 5

"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stilled by dry rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in a...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-03-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Sun May 3

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what a people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-03-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Brian Stone's log 'n more

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. […] We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then,...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-28-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Tue Apr 28 cont.

"Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial." - Sophocles

Addendum to my last post for stuff already done Tuesday.

I got off track with my...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-28-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Update

"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory."
-George S. Patton


The weather around here has taken a huge turn for the better and my commitment has taken a turn for...
Forum: Nutrition 04-23-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,827
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: nuts - too much omega6??

The Paleo Diet book has a prioritized list of nuts. After Walnuts and (I think) Brazil Nuts, they go downhill pretty fast. Cordain is big on the omega ratios but he's not overly concerned with the...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-22-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Wed Apr 22

"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it." - Herodotus


No work-out today. Did some...
Forum: Fitness 04-22-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,029
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: How did I do that?

A novice will get drastic results from virtually any decent program. If you had gone into those two months as an already fit guy or one whose body was adapted to that level of work, you probably...
Forum: Fitness 04-22-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,057
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: CrossFit Programming

Castro's video series (linked herein already) are outstanding for this.
Forum: Fitness 04-22-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,773
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Big news! Need tips!

Congrats. Just a note on calories: I've read that the rule of thumb is that your calories should be about the same first trimester, +250 second, and +500 third. I don't know how that matches up or...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-21-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Tue Apr 21

"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-21-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Weekend

“On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.” - General Douglas MacArthur


Sat and Sun Apr 18 and 19
Was in New...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-17-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Thu Apr 16

"Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit." - Napoleon Hill


No time for WOD; just did pushups.

90 second rest
14-19-14-14-20

Rest tomorrow, then big hike Sat...
Forum: Fitness 04-17-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,713
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Ideal bodyweight for CrossFit?

I agree with Steven in that ideal is going to vary person to person. In fact, CF basically prescribes that Zone will get you right around where you need to live for optimal CF performance, and after...
Forum: Fitness 04-16-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,254
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Help I'm getting fat ! ! !

For me, it's just about breaking through the barrier once your diet / exercise routine falls apart. I find the first 3-5 days are killer mentally, but after that it's a breeze to keep everything...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-16-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Wed Apr 15

"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-15-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Tue Apr 14

Just did pushups today. Was the start of week 3 on these, and after my struggle at the end of week 2 I selected the middle column. Good thing - I barely survived it.

13-17-13-13-17 (60 secs...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Mon April 13

"If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body is never tired if the mind is not tired."...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-13-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Embrace the Pain

I came across the article "Embrace the Pain" when skimming the outstanding cache of articles published over on the AgainFaster site. Here is the article in question:
...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-13-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Weekend

Sat Apr 11

Was totally crushed physically all day. Did a lot of work with my fork and not much of anything else. Also got in a sweet sweep nap.

Sun Apr 12

Day 6 of 100 PushUps program....
Forum: Workout Logs 04-10-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Fri Apr 10

Continued from last post.

Warm-up:
7 mins light eliptical (I didn't want the impact of jumprope today, which I normally start out with).
Back Ext: 12-10
Box Jumps (20" or so) with some gym...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-10-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Fri Apr 10

Threw in some light barefoot POSE work on treadmill at home last night as I had some energy to blow off.


Going plans for some heavy reps of 12 oz curls tonight, so going to have to get my...
Forum: Workout Logs 04-10-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Brian Stone's log 'n more

I'm actually heading up there next weekend to hike Mt Chocorua. I'll have to check proximity to 603 and see what kind of time I have.
Forum: Exercises 04-10-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,195
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: max handstand pushups not a good idea!

I can't see an instance where "I busted capillaries doing handstand pushups" is anything but bad@ss, so I wouldn't sweat it. :D
Forum: Exercises 04-10-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,463
Posted By Brian Stone
Re: Road Work - Old School meets New School

This is an interesting line in that it encompasses the unfortunate perception that "working out" has garnered throughout most of society. It's the reason why people find the closest parking spot...
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