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Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,634
Posted By Steve Newton
Re: Ok I want it laid out simply

Here's a very black-and-white list of "good" and "bad" foods from the journal:

http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/GlycemicNov02.pdf

In simplest terms, the Zone prescribes the quantity of the...
Forum: Injuries 05-21-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,344
Posted By Steve Newton
Re: squatting with arthritic knee and bone spur

Thanks Steven, I hadn't considered diet as a factor and I'll definitely make sure she does upper body work.

Can anyone attest to working through arthritis and/or losing weight with knee problems?
Forum: Injuries 05-21-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,344
Posted By Steve Newton
squatting with arthritic knee and bone spur

My mom (age 52, 5"1", 195 lbs.) started CrossFit at a local affiliate a few weeks ago to lose weight. Unfortunately, she tried to work through a knee injury which today was diagnosed as arthritis and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-06-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By Steve Newton
Re: Chelsea Questions...

Chris,
I thought "Death by Chelsea" was the prescribed version so I did 45 rounds of 5/10/15 on the minute.

David,
Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Starting 02-18-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,306
Posted By Steve Newton
Re: Still not getting it

I would suggest following the SEAL Fit program at http://navyseals.com/node/1328/ which combines twice-daily workouts of calisthenics, running, swimming, and CrossFit six days a week.

The program is...
Forum: Exercises 02-02-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By Steve Newton
Re: I have my rings, now what?

Holding a mature support for 1 minute is a good place to start. This means straight arms, active shoulders, arms not leaning on straps, and rings turned out slightly.

After that, you'll probably...
Forum: Competitions 12-15-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,762
Posted By Steve Newton
American Gladiator Tryouts

After reading about Becca Borowski's tryout, I started wondering how other CrossFitters would stack up against the new American Gladiators.

Here is the tryout with scores from 4-time Mr. Universe,...
Forum: Exercises 06-21-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By Steve Newton
I find that in high-rep HSPU workouts, my hands...

I find that in high-rep HSPU workouts, my hands sneak wider and wider apart. This excessive hand width shortens my ROM by 2 inches so I'm not even sure if I should count the reps. Would it be better...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-24-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,978
Posted By Steve Newton
If you haven't already, practice the POSE method...

If you haven't already, practice the POSE method and read Gordon Pirie's free e-book, "Running Fast and Injury Free" to drop your running times.
For cals, try ladders, Tabata intervals, and the...
Forum: Exercises 05-22-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,403
Posted By Steve Newton
Not sure if the record allows for kipping but if...

Not sure if the record allows for kipping but if it does, AFT would very likely break it.
I timed only the pull-up sets from his 2:19 Fran video and the total was 45 reps in 48 seconds.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,654
Posted By Steve Newton
For sandbag users, what percentage of weight do...

For sandbag users, what percentage of weight do you use if subbing for a barbell exercise?

Also, since the awkwardness of sandbags forces you to use a lesser weight, doesn't power output suffer?...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,761
Posted By Steve Newton
Skylar, The campus board looks like it would be...

Skylar,
The campus board looks like it would be an awesome workout. I'll have to build one in the near future.

Roger,
Have you seen the completely revamped course since Nagano beat it last year?...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,761
Posted By Steve Newton
Just thought I'd share a simple idea for an...

Just thought I'd share a simple idea for an effective grip strength tool. The idea came from a Ninja Warrior obstacle called Cliff Hanger, which invloves crossing a gap while holding onto a small...
Forum: Digital Coaching 04-04-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By Steve Newton
seems to me like your are jerking the weight off...

seems to me like your are jerking the weight off the floor, not accelerating
Forum: Workout Logs 03-24-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,443
Posted By Steve Newton
Matt, that's an impressive time for Enamait's...

Matt, that's an impressive time for Enamait's "Magic 50" in your first post. Just curious, are you following his standing wheel rollout progression? It seems like it would fit in nicely with your...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-19-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,600
Posted By Steve Newton
Helen is always hard but it destroys me if I...

Helen is always hard but it destroys me if I don't pace myself. I think the KB swings are responsible.
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-17-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,940
Posted By Steve Newton
Troy, If you're still interested in determining...

Troy,
If you're still interested in determining the "Best Lifter", the exact formulas can be found here:

www.galaxycompetition.com/insa_fronts/choice22.htm...
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,469
Posted By Steve Newton
This is from the pull-up article on Wikipedia: ...

This is from the pull-up article on Wikipedia:

"Those more experienced with kipping pull-ups will often be able to do these without bending their legs; these are true kipping pull-ups. Others that...
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