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Forum: Nutrition 04-15-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,949
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Maximum protein intake in one sitting?

You might like this article by Alan Aragon: (WFS)
Forum: Fitness 04-07-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,278
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Squats progressing past deadlifts in SS

I'm not sure if this is answered specifically in the books, but check out the SS forum. For example from an old thread:

http://****************.com/resources/forum/showthread.php?t=8423 (this...
Forum: Nutrition 04-02-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,375
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: BMR, every calculator is way different

I found these to be very useful in setting a starting point: (WFS)
Forum: Nutrition 04-02-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,054
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Stress and Sugar Cravings

This is the toughest for me, and I definitely need some tricks because will power totally fails me. Here's my favorite...

These desserts are mostly made with almond flour and agave, so don't...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-30-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,731
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Barefoot Crossfittin'

I spend a lot of my life barefoot, and have done some crossfit barefoot, so I'll throw in my personal reasons for wearing my chucks instead of going barefoot every day. I train at an affiliate, if I...
Forum: Community 03-27-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Regionals/Sectionals Videos

You can find the descriptions here: (WFS)

There's a link "Choose a regional or sectional event", each sectional has a blog where they post the WOD. The videos...
Forum: Fitness 03-25-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,939
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: What is the likelihood of... ?

Unless I'm their older brother, parent, or coach, I have no thoughts until they ask me for my opinion. We all have our paths to follow and lessons to learn. By asking on a public forum, I'm not...
Forum: Starting 03-25-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,510
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: CrossFit in the morning or afternoon??

I notice if I practice one night then the next morning I lose some intensity. When I do something more like morning one day, noon the next, then evening the third, I can have more intensity because...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,823
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Recomendation for rings.

I'll second this, I just got these for pullup bar hanging in a doorway also. I take them up and down all the time, it takes at most 5 seconds to put up or down each time. The height adjustments are...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 03-16-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Crossfitters Wichita Falls Texas

I don't know if he still does "CrossFit", but I'd run straight to Rip's gym: (

Even if they don't do straight CrossFit there these...
Forum: Fitness 03-16-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,072
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Since You Guys Are Always Wondering About Sport Carry-Over

True, but if a kid is kicking @$$ in crossfit then it's likely his natural talents would tend to pull him to other, more mainstream, sports.
Forum: Nutrition 03-04-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,621
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Protein Powder

I've tried several, and I like Metabolic Drive best but I think it's mostly personal preference (I want a whey/casein mix, some want whey only): ...
Forum: Fitness 02-13-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,276
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Opinions: Spouse vs. Globo Gym

It sounds like you're sure about what you want, but not so sure what your wife wants. Since this is about her and not you, I'd let it be. IMO, it just isn't very important compared to everything...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-07-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,147
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Hot tub right after working out or eating

I doubt the hot tub does much if anything for recovery, but personally I love soaking because it's fun and relaxing. If I'm going to soak after lifting, or do anything else other than eat right...
Forum: Nutrition 01-29-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,241
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: What to do with a whole coconut?

This could be fun to try...

How to cut a coconut ( (w/f/s)
Forum: Fitness 10-13-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,246
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: found out something interesting/disturbing this morning

Or if someone outs them on an internet message board...
Forum: Fitness 10-12-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,246
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: found out something interesting/disturbing this morning

I'm with some of the other folks here, it isn't your place to judge his decisions. We all make our choices, and not everyone agrees with them. But, I have a pretty big problem with talking about...
Forum: Nutrition 09-25-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,375
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: 30lbs in 60 days

At the beginning of this year I dropped 40 lbs in 8 weeks, 247 down to 207, at 41 years old. I played hockey 5 days/week because I love it, and lifted weights 4 days/week, and switched to low...
Forum: Nutrition 09-22-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Nutrition for High Altitude

You probably won't know how the altitude will really affect you unless you've spent time up high before, but a lot of people will lose their appetite and everything can taste a little off (too bland,...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,543
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Hanging a pull-up bar from trees

My first thought is to set a rig up with webbing, like a climbing anchor. It's non-invasive, portable, and gives you a lot of flexibility depending on the dimensions of the trees. You can buy...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 07-20-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,141
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Kingston-upon-Thames for 2 weeks

Hi All, I'll be staying with my in-laws in Kingston for two weeks (last of July and first of August), it would be great if anyone knows of a crossfit-friendly gym or any informal gatherings of...
Forum: Nutrition 07-11-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Late Night Protein

I love my protein shake before bed, I've settled on the EAS Myoplex Deluxe after trying a few different ones. Typically I eat a full meal at 7PM, have my shake around 9-10PM, and am in bed around...
Forum: Community 07-01-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,162
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: What was your first WOD!?

Mine was 21-15-9 box jumps/KB swings/burpees, it took just over me 13 minutes to finish. It was a good intro, not too technical and nothing that could hurt me but I sure got the basic idea of...
Forum: Nutrition 05-31-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,781
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Paleo Diet Vids

This was on one of the local affiliate sites last month, it's also a wfs youtube vid:

Paleo in a Nutshell Part 1: Food

There's also some good videos...
Forum: Fitness 05-26-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,226
Posted By Thomas Kelley
Re: Do you do other "works" in addition to your WOD

Each week I play old-guy hockey 5 days, lift weights 2/3 days, crossfit 2/3 days (alternate weeks). I don't know if this is ideal, but it's fun and I like the results.
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