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Forum: Testimonials 06-08-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: I could never say thank you enough.

Thanks guys. I could never stop now. I'm completely addicted! :smiley_ev
Forum: Testimonials 06-06-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By Erik Blas
I could never say thank you enough.

I've always struggled with my weight. I was raised by a puerto rican grandmother, so I was porky from outset..

In either case, the drive and wisdom I've absorbed from this community and our...
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: Nutrition advice for my goal

Great set of data, thanks everyone. I'm pretty sure I can cludge together what I need from everything provided.


I use nap as my word for daily sleep. I work from 11:30pm - 7:30am mon - wed and...
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: Nutrition advice for my goal

In the long run I'm aiming for anywhere between 10-13% body fat, but that's my goal for this time next year. For my trip I want to try dropping down 20% or less if I can manage it.

I was reading...
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By Erik Blas
Nutrition advice for my goal

I've got a trip in roughly 30 days that I'm trying to shave more poundage for. My routine is steady and I hardly miss a WoD, and even if I do I'll end up doing something during the day, even if its...
Forum: Testimonials 11-18-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,004
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: Body Transformation Since Starting.

Woot! Great to see another super heavy succeed! I myself started when I was pushing 300lbs (293lbs at weight in before I made my promise). I've been dorking around with my diet for the past 7 months,...
Forum: Injuries 10-21-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,238
Posted By Erik Blas
achiles tendonitis flaring up again

While trying to do the 10k last night I was trying to get the "land on the ball" technique down for the first mile or so. Half way through the first mile I was doing ok with landing on the ball of my...
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: exercises at work

I'm going to have to google 2/3'rds of that list Nick, but that gives me some great ideas. One of them I just tried and it was great! Took 3 boxes of line printer paper (these things way 40lbs a...
Forum: CrossPit 09-08-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,547
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: bjj in south florida (broward)?

Sounds good! Thank you.
Forum: CrossPit 09-08-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,547
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: bjj in south florida (broward)?

Thanks Matt. Do you have any personal experience with the ATT crew?
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By Erik Blas
Re: exercises at work

I see what you mean. I can get a mild sweat going and blame it on moving stuff around (which I can do at my discretion here, and seeing as that I'm moving myself around, as long as I stay vague I...
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By Erik Blas
exercises at work

I work a very dull techy position on 3rd shift. Essentially I'm alone for 8-9 hours sitting and staring at a computer monitor. I've taken to using my chair to do dips and L holds, my desk for wide...
Forum: CrossPit 09-08-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,547
Posted By Erik Blas
bjj in south florida (broward)?

I'm not sure how many crossfitters are down here, but if any know of a few reputable schools I can look into down here I'd welcome a place to start. I need something else to eat up my time instead of...
Forum: Testimonials 09-06-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,735
Posted By Erik Blas
325lb bench

So my buddy came over the other day and since he could spot me I decided to see how high I can go. 325lbs, and I think I can go further, but ran out of weights:ranting2:
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,227
Posted By Erik Blas
I live down in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County....

I live down in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County. Its pretty far down. Whatever I build needs to stand up to hurricanes and 90% humidity (god its so gross being out when it hits that high!)
Forum: Injuries 03-12-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,627
Posted By Erik Blas
I feel like a drowned cat that's been beaten with...

I feel like a drowned cat that's been beaten with bats. I can finally eat crackers every now and then, but this barely able to walk feeling's gotta go. Anyone have some home remedies, or basically...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,227
Posted By Erik Blas
I've been trying, trust me. Sometimes she seems...

I've been trying, trust me. Sometimes she seems on the verge of relenting to my persistent nagging and says "ok, we'll try something soon, but its so extreme! look at what happens to you! You come...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,227
Posted By Erik Blas
Wife and I finally bought our first home! We're...

Wife and I finally bought our first home! We're moved in and the first thing out of my mouth was "ok where can I build the gym?"

Received the glare of death and one word: "outside."

So,...
Forum: Testimonials 02-03-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By Erik Blas
Its a big deal for me because it was one of my...

Its a big deal for me because it was one of my major achievements list. Next is running a mile in under 12 minutes.

:edit

And I forgot to mention, I hit my body weight in bench pressing!...
Forum: Testimonials 02-02-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By Erik Blas
Sure its not much compared to most others on the...

Sure its not much compared to most others on the site, but its a big deal for me. completely rx'ed. 18 minutes.

BW: 275lbs
Forum: Community 09-12-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,897
Posted By Erik Blas
Thank you for that bit on the degree. I guess...

Thank you for that bit on the degree. I guess I'll go back to my original idea of a computer science degree (I'm a self confessed geek).
Forum: Community 09-12-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,897
Posted By Erik Blas
I'll definately keep it under consideration...

I'll definately keep it under consideration Veronica, thank you. I've never been to CA personally, but I know my wife loves the SF area.
Forum: Community 09-12-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,897
Posted By Erik Blas
I had no intentions of lieing. I own up to my...

I had no intentions of lieing. I own up to my mistakes. I wanted to know if I was dead in the water before I began for it, thats all.

I appreciate all the information (especially the links!),...
Forum: Community 09-11-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,897
Posted By Erik Blas
Thanks for that info Veronica. I've been thinking...

Thanks for that info Veronica. I've been thinking of relocating outside of florida sometime soon, so I'll keep that in mind. What's the written portion of the test on?
Forum: Community 09-10-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,897
Posted By Erik Blas
Greetings. I've decided to stop holding...

Greetings.

I've decided to stop holding onto a dream and make it real. First thing I need to do is meet a level of fitness of a complete level 2 as outline in Crossfit North's 4 levels of...
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