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Forum: Competitions 02-12-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,398
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: CrossFit Total Meet at CrossFit Wichita Falls, Feb 28

I was wondering about those raccoon pictures in the gym...I get it now. Those shirts are gonna be awesome!
Forum: Competitions 02-11-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,398
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: CrossFit Total Meet at CrossFit Wichita Falls, Feb 28

Alright, the bbq convinced me, I'm in!:D
Forum: Competitions 02-10-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,398
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: CrossFit Total Meet at CrossFit Wichita Falls, Feb 28

I have yet to make a decision on this, but I will probably be there. have to work on my form prior though! I figure you will help me out with this Justin!
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-10-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Take it easy on me! - Deadlift form

I would recommend you watch Rip's video on the deadlift and form. Obviously your back is rounded. It appears your angle of arms is off, your shoulders should be in front of the bar where the bar is...
Forum: Nutrition 02-04-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,120
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: How do you eat your avocado?

Me too. Everyday. Love it. That is awesome!:highfive:
Forum: Nutrition 02-02-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,120
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: How do you eat your avocado?

about 1/3 of an avocado mixed in with baby spinach some feta and dried cranberries and almonds. Some balsamic vinegar dressing. Usually have this after my tuna lunch2go package.
Forum: Nutrition 01-22-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,632
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Zone Burn out

I found the zone to be really hard to do in reality. I would really try to eat all of my veggies, but there was just soo many to eat. I would have to sit for over an hour to finish. I also felt...
Forum: Fitness 12-23-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,169
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Muscle & Fitness & Outside Magazine

I personally like to follow a few crossfit affiliate sites as well as the main one here. It gives me a nice selection of WODs that allow me to be diverse as well as offering up new programs. One of...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-16-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,543
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: herniated disc

Yup, I have lumbar fusion, L5 S1, and have two more bulging discs above that. I have managed to work my way up to a 325 lb deadlift and can do every WOD that has been posted in the last 8 months. ...
Forum: Nutrition 12-12-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,029
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Multi Vitamin

I use drinkables® fruits and vegetables as well as their miracle fruits of the world. I take them with my breakfast.
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-02-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,291
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: The Ugly Chick

Oblique functional workout...Hmmm...I have an idea. On a pullup bar you have to hike your legs over to one side and work your way over the bar, then do it on the opposite side. Kind of like if you...
Forum: Fitness 09-30-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,799
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: CrossFit Swagger

The quote or thought I have come up with is this..."Just because you're in shape, doesn't mean you're fit."

There are several Curlers' in the gym that look the part quite well, but are not fit. So,...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-30-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,904
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: 30 MUs for time

I still kip for my MU's as well. My thought process is that if I do enough this way, the strict MU will come from the muscles engaging during the kipping MU. Just like they did for strict PU's. I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-26-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,411
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Virtual Shoveling

yup, done as RX'd in a little over 19 minutes and my back is killing me! I just keep stretching and drinking water. Hurts to move! Great workout!
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-18-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,552
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Snatch Form

I am going to have to get in there with you Glenn. My O-lifts need some work. Unfortunately I usually can only make it in the mornings when it is a lonely site in WFAC...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-14-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,728
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Client can't get past throwing up.

How is this client's hydration? If I go a couple of days with less than a half gallon of water for that day I will get pukie from a WOD. If I am hydrated properly this does not occur. It looks...
Forum: Nutrition 09-12-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,425
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Easy Recipes. Request.

the zone website has a ton of recipes and even a shopping list for you to utilize. At least exhaust those until you need more. There are so many in there it is hard to give better ones, but every...
Forum: Nutrition 09-12-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,372
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: type 1 diabetes

Nick, a couple of questions for my friend who is Type 1 and just starting out on Crossfit and zone.

1. When you talk about 30 grams carbs, are those simple or complex, and what is your main source...
Forum: Starting 09-12-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,593
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Increased Sexual Urges???

exactly Chris. This is me too, except for the temper. I only have a quick temper at the gym. I use it to complete my WOD.:highfive:
Forum: Fitness 09-12-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 45,550
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Do you exercise after a bad night sleep?

I workout no matter what myself. I also find that there is a rhythm for my sleep pattern. For example, if I get to bed at 9pm I can go right to sleep, if I stay awake until 11pm, I am up for...
Forum: Exercises 09-09-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Question on Linda and Bench Pressing

I guess this is just different for everyone. I have been crossfitting for about 5 months now, and the BW bench was too easy to be honest. I have zero drop off in my bench and I follow the WODs. I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-08-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: FGB as a solo

That's cool. By that time I can't hear anything anymore as my body, mind, and everything else is gone.

Thanks though, I will be using this!:thanx:
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-08-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: FGB as a solo

That is awesome. I see that you have almost 19 minutes worth of audio, is my math messed up or is that an extra minute?! :shrug:
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-04-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,683
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: Dead lifting.

I am no coach, but from the video it appears that for your body type you aren't getting low enough to get your back straight when you initiate your pull. If you drop your butt more and stick out...
Forum: Starting 08-28-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,181
Posted By Jerry Maestas
Re: This is no freakin' joke...

For those with back injuries, just go slow, keep your form in check and work your way up in weight slowly. I have had lumbar fusion in my L5 S1 and have two more bulging disks in my back, but have...
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