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Forum: Fitness 09-28-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,649
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: In a sentence, define crossfit.

"Crossfit is not just a fitness program but a set of mind and lifestyle that can only improve your fitness, health, and overall well being." "We don't live to workout, we workout so we can live."
Forum: Testimonials 09-28-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,978
Posted By Brandon Tullos
I just keep Shattering PR's

I have a post from a little earlier on this board about shattering a Fran Pr from 3:44 to 3:10, well i have done another. My 1 mile pr was 5:55 which i did probably 6 months ago. I have been doing...
Forum: Testimonials 09-14-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,505
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: 3:10 Fran!

Well my training now is mostly endurance stuff...biking, swimming, and running with interval days, long days, and then strength/xfit WOD days. Yes, i can butterfly and it makes a HUGE difference. I...
Forum: Testimonials 08-25-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,505
Posted By Brandon Tullos
3:10 Fran!

I have been doing endurance training lately to prepare for a Sprint Triathlon in early October with the occasional xfit WOD every now and again. However, today i needed something short and sweet with...
Forum: Nutrition 08-12-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,980
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Triathalon Training and Nutrition?

yeah i may go to tri shorts just thought it might be cheaper to go the other route. Also, i know key lime isn't quality but i consider it a reward for eating well and working hard lol...better than a...
Forum: Nutrition 08-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,980
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Triathalon Training and Nutrition?

Yeah my plan as far as transition is speedo to bike shorts, no socks in bike shoes, and slip on Nike Free's so...simple as can be. Also, i plan to only carb load maybe 2 days before i am...
Forum: Nutrition 08-11-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,980
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Triathalon Training and Nutrition?

Thanks everyone for all the help. I think i just need to incorporate the bricks which i had planned on doing. Frankly i wanted a good base before i cranked up the intensity level. Also, I had already...
Forum: Nutrition 08-08-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,980
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Triathalon Training and Nutrition?

Hey guys, I am doing a Sprint Tri in October with several people from our box. I bike, run, and swim frequently and only WOD maybe 2-3x a week. I am currently doing shorter ME or hill days with bike...
Forum: Fitness 05-06-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,047
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Cardio and Muscle Burning

Looking at all the information on this thread i can only think of two things. 1) You have a possibility of having problems with your adrenal glands which are excreting cortisol at the wrong times and...
Forum: Nutrition 05-06-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,829
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: What should be eaten/taken post-WO and Why?

You want to take in protein with a little carbs after the workout and creatine before the workout. The reason you want a mix between carbs and protein is because the carbs initiate the response of...
Forum: Nutrition 05-06-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,150
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Critique my diet please

Yes i have had clinical days and those are my worst days i have to take a Ziploc bag with an apple, orange, or banana (aka easy to eat without a mess) and a mix of nuts and some beef jerky. That way...
Forum: Fitness 05-04-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,047
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Cardio and Muscle Burning

What is your protein to carb ratio as far as intake? or do you have any idea? Any refined carbs, sugars, breads or the like?
Forum: Nutrition 05-04-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,150
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Critique my diet please

Just a few quick hints:
1) Stop worrying about calories and ratios because calories are pointless and actually mean nothing. If you want to know what i am talking about message me and i can show...
Forum: Fitness 05-04-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,047
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Cardio and Muscle Burning

My question is, what does the mirror show you? Looking at body weight can sometimes can be a misconception. Lot's of fad diets are based strictly on weight and lots of those are merely diuretic types...
Forum: Exercises 03-29-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,011
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: box jumps standard

The games standard is entire foot on the top of the box and full extension must be reached before the feet pass the top of the box on the way down. So you can be reaching full extension while on the...
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,788
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: A more functional definition of functional?

I was speaking more in terms of GPP! I agree that doing those type exercises are good for fixing a weakness. I do many secondary or isolation exercises to help me but i am preparing to compete in...
Forum: Testimonials 03-25-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 103,906
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Anyone have pics?

I have one from about 2 months ago where i was not dieting well at all (lots of drinking and eating whatever)(016)WFS The other is after about 2 weeks of pretty strict paleo (020)WFS. I have already...
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,788
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: A more functional definition of functional?

Well i have actually used the clean and jerk movement before in life. I have done construction type work a good bit of my life as short as that is but when lifting a long heavy object from the ground...
Forum: Fitness 03-24-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,788
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: A more functional definition of functional?

I think what crossfit really means by functional is that one can use it in daily life. For ex. When are you ever going to do a reverse fly or wrist curls in life? Your not! However, you may need to...
Forum: Testimonials 03-16-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,815
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Murphin it!

Tried Murph today for the first time in about a year and clocked in a 37:41. I was pretty happy about that considering BW movement is not my forte since i am about 200#. Also pulled of a 4:00 Fran...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-16-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,615
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Recovery from Respiratory Infection

I thought your doctor would have run those. It's good they came back negative. The shadows are probably attiributable to the second hand smoke like you said. However, my hypothesis is that the lack...
Forum: Injuries 03-16-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,804
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: strategies for avoiding chronic lower back injuries

If you are suscribed to the Crossfit Journal you should watch and keep up with the "Rebuilding Khalipa" series. I think there are just two parts of it out now but there are more to come. He shows...
Forum: Injuries 03-15-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,804
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: strategies for avoiding chronic lower back injuries

SI is most likely the problem. The reason is because any problem from the waist down causes problems in the SI joint over time. It is the most common injury in athletes and causes serious back pain...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-15-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,615
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: Recovery from Respiratory Infection

You should get your doctor to run a WBC(white blood count) or CBC and see if you truly have an infection. If not then you can see what else it is. It makes me think its something else if the chest...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-15-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By Brandon Tullos
Re: HSPU --> Broken Blood Vessles

You must be a nurse...i was going to respond with the same thing... but you beat me too it.
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