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Forum: Injuries 12-23-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,583
Posted By Jason Billows
Back issue help please

Hi All.

I used to be a regular CFer and poster here on the boards, but I have been away for a while. I decided to pusue Triathlon and have been dedicating most of my time to endurance training. ...
Forum: Exercises 04-13-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,514
Posted By Jason Billows
I have taken video footage of myself rowing and...

I have taken video footage of myself rowing and compared it to online video instruction. For the most part I have good form, but I can't find any feedback on this one particular question...

When...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By Jason Billows
If you find the smell of the mats is a little too...

If you find the smell of the mats is a little too overwhelming, try placing a bowl of vinegar nearby. Someone suggested this to me and the vinegar seemed to get rid of the mat smell fairly quickly.
Forum: Nutrition 04-13-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,692
Posted By Jason Billows
I have really been craving peanut sate that you...

I have really been craving peanut sate that you get in lots of Thai foods. I started experimenting with some paleo options and I'm getting closer to a good recipe.

Right now I'm using chopped...
Forum: Testimonials 04-12-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,404
Posted By Jason Billows
OMG, that's huge. Nicely done you guys.

OMG, that's huge. Nicely done you guys.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By Jason Billows
My stall mats aren't interlocking and don't move....

My stall mats aren't interlocking and don't move. Just place them close together. I banged mine together from the side with a mallet to ensure they were snug against one another.

I'd cover as...
Forum: Nutrition 04-11-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jason Billows
Don't worry about the scale too much Cal. How...

Don't worry about the scale too much Cal. How you feel is much more important guide in my opinion.

jason
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,578
Posted By Jason Billows
Garth, it could be a dislocated rib. I have a...

Garth, it could be a dislocated rib. I have a rib that dislocates from time to time right at the socket where it attaches to the spine. The pain is best described as a dull discomfort that varies...
Forum: Nutrition 04-10-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jason Billows
That was a breeze. Despite having two aunts, a...

That was a breeze. Despite having two aunts, a mother and a grandmother all trying to force feed me anything they could find on the weekend, I managed to stick to my meal plan and avoid chocolate. ...
Forum: Community 04-05-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jason Billows
Paul, sounds like a rough week. Think of it this...

Paul, sounds like a rough week. Think of it this way though, just how much more stress and frustration would you be feeling were you not Crossfitting on a regular basis? Probably a lot more.

I...
Forum: Fitness 04-05-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,631
Posted By Jason Billows
1. I use a combination of WODs and my own metcon...

1. I use a combination of WODs and my own metcon style workouts

2. usually Oly lifts and power lifts.

As I say, I'm only a couple of weeks into this schedule so I can't say how successful it...
Forum: Fitness 04-04-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,631
Posted By Jason Billows
John, On my strength days I'm usually doing...

John,

On my strength days I'm usually doing 5x5 as you noted.

On my metcon days I'm doing things like 5 rounds for time of 25 sit-ups, pull-ups, push-ups, burpees, squats. Things like that. ...
Forum: Injuries 04-04-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,661
Posted By Jason Billows
Mike, My family (as most) has been touched by...

Mike,

My family (as most) has been touched by cancer, but not lung cancer. I assume you are asking because yourself or a family member has been diagnosed. If that's the case I'm sorry to hear it...
Forum: Nutrition 04-04-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jason Billows
Okay, I have a HUGE sweet tooth. I always have...

Okay, I have a HUGE sweet tooth. I always have and it has been my nemisis. Whenever I have had success on the Zone or other meal and exercise plans there was the inevitable lapse into sugar binges...
Forum: Fitness 04-04-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,631
Posted By Jason Billows
John, I think that, as others have said, CF...

John,

I think that, as others have said, CF alone will help prepare you for a sprint which is raced at a much faster pace than longer tris.

I would not limit your bike sessions. You spend more...
Forum: Injuries 04-02-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,228
Posted By Jason Billows
Hmmm, interesting. Thanks for the post.

Hmmm, interesting.

Thanks for the post.
Forum: Injuries 04-01-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,228
Posted By Jason Billows
I had to take a few weeks off from heavy workouts...

I had to take a few weeks off from heavy workouts for a few weeks while I had my legs operated on. Since my operation I have been slowly building up my workouts which have primarily consisted of...
Forum: Nutrition 04-01-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,640
Posted By Jason Billows
Interesting. Cordain's book The Paleo Diet for...

Interesting. Cordain's book The Paleo Diet for Athletes recommends just the opposite. His reasoning is that you want to replenish the glycogen stores in the muscles and get the muscles rebuilding...
Forum: Community 03-31-2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,653
Posted By Jason Billows
Oh, one thing I forgot to mention in my initial...

Oh, one thing I forgot to mention in my initial post.

Unfortunately some ships are starting to consider gym facilities to be a service above and beyond your trip fees. I was on a Princess ship...
Forum: Community 03-30-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By Jason Billows
LOL, union card, I love it. Honestly, if you...

LOL, union card, I love it.

Honestly, if you want to know you can probably go to a library, Chapters or a magic shop and find a book to tell you.

Here's the neat thing... many times people will...
Forum: Community 03-30-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,653
Posted By Jason Billows
Jeff, I used to work on cruise ships. Some have...

Jeff, I used to work on cruise ships. Some have decent gym facilities and others are terrible. However, even the ones that are decent tend to have a lot of cardio equipment, few free weights and a...
Forum: Starting 03-30-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,988
Posted By Jason Billows
Paul, there were some recent threads on endurance...

Paul, there were some recent threads on endurance exercise and crossfit. Try a search and see what you find.
Forum: Community 03-29-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By Jason Billows
Barry, there were no camera tricks. I used...

Barry, there were no camera tricks.

I used to make my living as a magician and what he did is actually a very old trick with a new twist. Typically the trick is done with the card appearing on...
Forum: Community 03-29-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By Jason Billows
First let me start by saying that I love pitts...

First let me start by saying that I love pitts and dogs in general. That being said, I don't think I would ever be comfortable haivng a pit bull based on my past experiences.

When I was growinig...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 38,740
Posted By Jason Billows
Great suggestions. Loved the walker idea, but...

Great suggestions. Loved the walker idea, but think it may be a little unstable for my weight.

I am currenly doing bench dips but they feel as if they're putting unnecessary stress on my...
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