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Forum: Fitness 03-09-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,570
Posted By Tom Gilbert
If you don't know enough about your own training...

If you don't know enough about your own training history to be able to answer for yourself, crossfit will improve 1rm
Forum: Nutrition 03-08-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By Tom Gilbert
When planning ahead is so easy, why compromise at...

When planning ahead is so easy, why compromise at all between poor choices and nothing?

Apples or almonds transport easily and leave no rubbish behind
Forum: Nutrition 03-08-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,864
Posted By Tom Gilbert
General rule is animal sources are better than...

General rule is animal sources are better than plant sources, but a variety throughout the day is most important. If you're eating half a dozen eggs and a can of tuna before noon, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,265
Posted By Tom Gilbert
hope this works ...

hope this works

http://www.google.com/u/CSPI?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&domains=cspinet.org&q=satur ated+fat+arteries&btnG=Search&sitesearch=cspinet.org...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,265
Posted By Tom Gilbert
"absolutely necessary" I agree. Except...

"absolutely necessary"

I agree. Except that eat too many past what is necessary and they are easily stored in your arties, just as hydrogenated fats are. Eat too much of unsaturated fats (or...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,265
Posted By Tom Gilbert
For any eating, zone or not: alcohol -...

For any eating, zone or not:

alcohol - tastes good, makes you feel good, body recognizes it as nothing but poison
trans fat - does nothing but clog arteries
high fructose corn syrup - about...
Forum: Community 02-23-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,918
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Most common reason is because I move. Only other...

Most common reason is because I move. Only other reasons have been for a simple change of scenery, and once because the ceiling was too low to do overhead lifts

So long as there is a barbell...
Forum: Community 02-21-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,196
Posted By Tom Gilbert
I, too, did not see the movie, but only read the...

I, too, did not see the movie, but only read the book. To me, the book was well written, but extremely introspective. The plot was pretty thin ... not something that would lead to a good movie. I...
Forum: Nutrition 02-20-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,724
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Real onion rings, nothing like funyuns ...

Real onion rings, nothing like funyuns

http://www.fox23news.com/news/you_can/recipe/story.aspx?content_id=C278CF95-7D7C -4B2B-9798-97EB29F8459F...
Forum: Starting 02-20-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,005
Posted By Tom Gilbert
"Is it possible to get more endurance, lose...

"Is it possible to get more endurance, lose weight and not sacrifice any of my strength?"

Most likely yes. Though no matter what, some compromise must be made somewhere. It/s up to you to...
Forum: Nutrition 02-20-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,724
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Potato chips are a poor alternative to corn...

Potato chips are a poor alternative to corn chips. Onion rings, however, are the gold medal winners
Forum: Fitness 02-16-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,692
Posted By Tom Gilbert
If you can improve how well you perform while...

If you can improve how well you perform while fatigued, you will have improved how well you can perform while fresh
Forum: Nutrition 02-09-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,255
Posted By Tom Gilbert
But then there is the question of whether...

But then there is the question of whether chocolate really does makes you enjoy the day more?
Forum: Starting 02-02-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,062
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Used correctly a belt does nothing other than...

Used correctly a belt does nothing other than help you lift more. It does not make any part of you weaker, nor does it make any lift safer.
Forum: Exercises 01-04-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,237
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Yes The only way to gain any further...

Yes

The only way to gain any further insight is for you to use them yourself
Forum: Starting 01-04-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,817
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Exercise and eating right has worked well for a...

Exercise and eating right has worked well for a lot of people. I may try that some day
Forum: Nutrition 01-03-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Milk, eggs, and possibly protein supplements if...

Milk, eggs, and possibly protein supplements if you care to go that route are all equal to any beef, pork or poultry. With some nuts and beans your protein should be completely fine

To me, the...
Forum: Exercises 12-26-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,487
Posted By Tom Gilbert
The absolute best resource for learning how to...

The absolute best resource for learning how to throw is to put something in your hands and throw it. At the minimum, find some stones, and if you have to, use an old tire. You can read about it,...
Forum: Community 12-26-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,377
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Good Morning America, my new guilty pleasure. ...

Good Morning America, my new guilty pleasure. Sad, I know, but with up to an hour or so to kill in the morning, it/s what I enjoy watching over breakfast before leaving the house for the day
Forum: Testimonials 12-26-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Perhaps average to the endurance junkies, but...

Perhaps average to the endurance junkies, but from my view point, that/s a smoking time in the run
Forum: Nutrition 12-26-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By Tom Gilbert
I guess increasing energy expenditure to the...

I guess increasing energy expenditure to the point where occasional chocolate becomes inconsequential is far too radical an idea
Forum: Fitness 12-26-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,094
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Rest long enough to make sure you are able to...

Rest long enough to make sure you are able to continually improve
Forum: Exercises 12-25-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,914
Posted By Tom Gilbert
Standards are arbitraty. To me, 500-pounds in...

Standards are arbitraty. To me, 500-pounds in the back squat is about the minimum level of what can be considered truely great absolute strength ... 400 is a good starting point

Of course...
Forum: Exercises 12-25-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,914
Posted By Tom Gilbert
The overhead squat is great for building...

The overhead squat is great for building strength. But it should be easy to see that doing squats with 155 pounds (as in an overhead squat) will create far different strength than squats with...
Forum: Exercises 12-21-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,090
Posted By Tom Gilbert
"developed thru deadlifts to strengthen posterior...

"developed thru deadlifts to strengthen posterior chain"

My thoughts exactly. If you are doing deadlifts and not building as much strength as possible in the hips, thighs, and waist, something...
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