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Forum: Equipment 04-09-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Interval Timer for Windows Mobile

I had a Gym Boss, but lost it. I was wondering if anyone has found a downloadable app for Mobile 7 that performs a similar function. I search online and found nothing that looked reliable/safe.
Forum: Starting 10-05-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,618
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Finding my way again

Ironically, I have neither cable nor junk food in the house. I have found that a lack of control has been the largest underlying issue here. And when I can't control what I eat, which is one of the...
Forum: Starting 10-02-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,618
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Finding my way again

In the past my motivation actual came from reading post in here and what others have done. The only other person that I am in contact with is my wife, and she is going through the same thing that I...
Forum: Starting 10-02-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,618
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Finding my way again

Two year ago I went from a 220 pound slug to 180 of awesomeness in a about eight months. Well, things have changed now. I have a different demands on my life now and things are not as easy as the...
Forum: Nutrition 05-09-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,791
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Calling all vegans/vegetarians. Past and Present.

Just remember, you are what you train for. If you stop lifting heavy weights you will of course become weaker. Additionally, your body will form in what is best for the stimulus you apply to it,...
Forum: Nutrition 05-06-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,791
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Calling all vegans/vegetarians. Past and Present.

Here are some facts for you from my recent move form zone, IF, and a high protein diet.

I read the "Thrive Diet" as mentioned before because I was intrigued by the way the food in the simplest of...
Forum: Nutrition 01-29-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,130
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Is the Zone really the only way?

A common theme in all of the eating styles is consuming food in it's most basic form; grass-fed meat, wild fish, whole fruit/vegetables, whole grain, beans. Avoiding processed food would be the best...
Forum: Nutrition 01-29-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,130
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Is the Zone really the only way?

I zoned, I intermediate fasted, I zoned and intermediate fasted at the same time. I didn't like how I felt, and it did not match with my life style. I am now doing whole foods, and have just...
Forum: Fitness 01-25-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: 5 weeks to improve swimming / snorkeling

Read "Total Immersion Swimming," follow the drills, and enjoy swimming effortlessly.
Forum: Nutrition 01-25-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,810
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: soy zone

That was a well written and thought out commentary and helped set the story straight for me. The same principles that Mark applies to soy can be applied to other foods. Thumbs up to whole/pure...
Forum: Nutrition 01-20-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,370
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: A good "Intro to cooking" book?

I get a lot of my ideas and recipes from cookinglight.com. They have healthy recipes from the very simple to more the complicated dishes. Cooking has be come a hobby of mine ever since I started...
Forum: Nutrition 01-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,663
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Zone and how many blocks should i be on.

Go here http://www.starlighter.com/zone/zoneproi.htm (wfs) It says that you should be around 14 blocks. I am 6'4" and 193 and eat 20 blocks, so 14-15 sounds like a good place to start for you.
Forum: Fitness 01-18-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Rowing Issues

I am as tall as you are and set the feet holders at the highest setting, or all the way up. This way you are pushing more straight back and not upwards. Also rowing with out the straps hold you in...
Forum: Nutrition 01-18-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,500
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Workout in middle of IF fast

My new one is a 1 block snack at 5:00 prior to workout, the after working out, around 8, I have 2 bananas, 2 scoops of protein powder, and 30 grams of almonds. This is the first day so I'll see if I...
Forum: Nutrition 01-18-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,500
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Workout in middle of IF fast

This is my second foray into IF and had the same issues last time. I think that I am going to shift my meals around so that my "fast" is during the work day, and I get post work out nutrition. It...
Forum: Nutrition 01-17-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,500
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Workout in middle of IF fast

I have been IF were I start to eat at 11am and stop at 6pm, but my workout is around 7:00 am. So I workout on an empty stomach, and my "post work out" snack is at 11:00. Hunger is not the issue,...
Forum: Nutrition 01-14-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Keeping fresh veggies... fresh!

Due to this I ended up not using lettuce any more. I first started getting spinach instead which last quite a bit longer and is more nutritious. Now I am eating green/red cabbage and kale. Both of...
Forum: Fitness 01-13-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,020
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Taxing the CNS?

Not good. My original plan was to do heavy lifts until the end of the month where I will be taking a two brake to heal from surgery, then roll into triathlon training. My first ever triathlon is at...
Forum: Fitness 01-12-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,020
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Taxing the CNS?

By oly lifts would you include deadlift and squat, or more along the lines of the clean, snatch, and jerk? I think that I have been trying to do too many things at once by swimming then doing heavy...
Forum: Nutrition 01-11-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,128
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Meal Planning Spreadsheet

1 C Buckwheat
1 C Oat Flour
4 (120g) scoops vanilla flavored whey protein
1 t Baking powder
2 Whole eggs
3/4 C Coconut Milk
1/2 C Apple sauce
1 C frozen strawberries, chopped

Preheat...
Forum: Nutrition 01-10-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: IF help

Avoid the major downfall of the beginning IFer. Which is saying to yourself, my cutoff is coming up in a few minutes better load up on food so that I won't be hungry later. You don't have to eat...
Forum: Fitness 01-10-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,240
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Turning weakness into strength

Buy the Total Immersion book and follow the drills as prescribed. I just started last week and have noticed great gains in my ability as a swimmer. In the past I have swam on and off for general...
Forum: Nutrition 01-09-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Oat measuring

That is correct and is know as the Effective Carb Count or ECC.
Forum: Nutrition 01-09-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: Do any of you stagger your blocks?

What are your current goals weight gain, loss, maintenance? I think varying your daily calories is a good idea, but your spread may be too much. Maybe plus or minus 2 blocks from your baseline of...
Forum: Nutrition 01-08-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,893
Posted By Garrett Bartholme
Re: calming pukie

I workout between 5 or 6 in the morning and don't eat until 11:00 am in accordance with intermediate fasting. I feel good all morning as long as I am occupied and not thinking about eating. I...
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