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Forum: Nutrition 11-23-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,476
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: cutting weight

My suggestion is to go w/a zone-paleo approach while training and see what your weight does. In regards to cutting water weight, I would avoid doing that until the last minute, depending on your...
Forum: Fitness 09-16-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,853
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: What sport has the hardest training?

I would probably take the tasters choice challenge between Dan Gable's Iowa Wrestling teams and any other sport or team in terms of who trains the toughest.
Forum: Fitness 09-10-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,926
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: CrossFit for football

I agree w/ what John has said. Pretty spot on. Just doing the WOD from the main page would be better than what many programs are doing, but a more strength oriented program makes more sense.

A...
Forum: Fitness 03-12-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,117
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Position for football?

I've coached the last several years with a head coach who has won several state titles and has had several players go onto the DI level and NFL. His philosophy is to take a player that is an average...
Forum: Fitness 10-02-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,902
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Wrestling...

If you're following the Crossfit WOD I think you'll be physically in fine shape (relatively) for wrestling. If you've never wrestled before, I would try and get an grip on some core technique and...
Forum: Exercises 09-17-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,088
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Kettlebells: RKC vs. AKC

RKC is about maximizing tension. I think it tries to be a little more utlitarian than the AKC. AKC's technique is vastly superior when it comes to doing anything high rep, but obviously the snatch...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,306
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Kettlebell Question for the Experts

I'm sure that Catherine will come in and answer your questions better than I can but I know that Valery doesn't advocate using smaller incriments in the sizes of kbs to work ones way up the ladder. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,387
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Best mats to purchase?

Dollamur sells mats on Ebay and you can get better prices than through a dealer. They work well for wrestling and are better than more squishy mats for tumbling, etc.
Forum: Community 08-24-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,736
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Re: Portland cert

The Kennedy School (McMennamins) is great. Even if you don't stay there, they have great beer and its a really cool place (as most of their hotels are).
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,361
Posted By Nathan Stanley
If you're in Washington or California there is a...

If you're in Washington or California there is a brand called Apollo that's being sold at Bizfits but they're having trouble keeping them in stock. Dragon door has a nice kettlebell and although I...
Forum: Community 05-29-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,125
Posted By Nathan Stanley
On the latest episode of the...

On the latest episode of the http://www.kblifter.blogspot.com, I've posted a short interview with Dan John talking about kettlebells and how he uses them w/ his kids at Juan Diego HS.

Also, I've...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,767
Posted By Nathan Stanley
No matter what KB you get, I would take the paint...

No matter what KB you get, I would take the paint off of it and chalk it. Its much nicer on your hands for my money.
Forum: Community 05-08-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,818
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Kelly snatched the 16kg KB 168 times to win best...

Kelly snatched the 16kg KB 168 times to win best overall women's master's division and Catherine won best overall in the Women's Open division with a monster 208.
...
Forum: Community 05-07-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,764
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I just bought a Traeger grill and absolutely love...

I just bought a Traeger grill and absolutely love it. The Traegers are a great family as well and are very generous. Tyson Traeger (grandson of the founder) owns a Traeger store in my town and came...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By Nathan Stanley
By the way, how realistic is pressing? I know on...

By the way, how realistic is pressing? I know on a lot of forums people put a lot of stock into it, but really, in any real world situation whether its moving day or a wrestling match, when do you...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By Nathan Stanley
By the way, I just posted a new podcast about...

By the way, I just posted a new podcast about kettlebells on my site www.kblifter.blogspot.com (http://www.kblifter.blogspot.com). (Link is safe for your grandma, boss and progeny) I interviewed Mark...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I've read that on some kettlebell boards namely...

I've read that on some kettlebell boards namely Dragon Door and Art of Strength. Don't ask me where they get that. As I said, my experience has been contrary to that info.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,281
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I would definately get a 24kg KB and then either...

I would definately get a 24kg KB and then either a 16kg, 24kg or 32kg KB depending on your goals.

As stated earlier, for Crossfit workouts, I'd get a 16 and 24. If you're a pretty strong...
Forum: Nutrition 04-19-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,134
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I've purchased some hemp protein largely because...

I've purchased some hemp protein largely because I liked the fact that it had a decent serving of fiber with it. I take fiber anyway, and it will kill two birds w/ one stone.
Forum: Fitness 04-17-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I think maybe scaling back the workouts instead...

I think maybe scaling back the workouts instead of increasing rest time might help you as well. The advice I've been given in regards to strength endurance is to do it 5-6 days a week, but take it...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 04-16-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,750
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Danke

Danke
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,793
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Purchased mine from Big R for about $45

Purchased mine from Big R for about $45
Forum: Fitness 04-12-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,696
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I know Dan John said that despite doing a lot of...

I know Dan John said that despite doing a lot of rotational work at one point in time, it never helped him (or his athletes) improve. FYI
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,553
Posted By Nathan Stanley
Apollo kettlebells are selling around the country...

Apollo kettlebells are selling around the country in some athletic supply stores and are retailing for about $1 a #. I don't know what you're thinking about, but I've heard only good things about...
Forum: Community 04-12-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,044
Posted By Nathan Stanley
I've posted a podcast review of the AKC's Coaches...

I've posted a podcast review of the AKC's Coaches Cert. I know there were several crossfitters there, so I hope this gets it right:
http://www.kblifter.blogspot.com
This is totally safe for...
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