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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-12-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,616,634
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

Just started working out at a globo after 4 yrs of being at an affiliate. Gotta say this thread is cracking me up...and it's been VERY fun people watching.

What's with the people weighing themselves...
Forum: Fitness 01-31-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,115
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Help with running

I definitely don't have an interest in running a marathon or a 1/2 marathon either.

It's pretty much that I just want to get better at it for my WOD. We hardly run more than a 1200m at any one...
Forum: Fitness 01-31-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,115
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Help with running

Thanks. I'll work on enjoying it more.

So how do I get faster? Just do the intervals? Sprints?
Forum: Fitness 01-30-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,115
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Help with running

Hi all.

Here are my 2 questions about running.

1.) I've hated running for years. What can I do to enjoy it more?

2.) My hatred towards running might have to do with the fact that I feel (ok I...
Forum: Nutrition 07-14-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,723
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Best eating plan for lowering body fat?

Hi all. Thanks in advance for any advice.

Been crossfitting a few years now. I was committed for a year and then got pregnant and had a baby. Slacked off for a while but now am back in the gym. I've...
Forum: Fitness 09-02-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,139
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Need your advice...my fitness is at stake!!

Ok so here is my situation...and it comes down to 2 questions.

first part -
I workout 5 times a week at my local affiliate. They design their own WOD instead of following the WOD on the main site....
Forum: Fitness 04-21-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 62,759
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Calories Burned Doing Crossfit

Alex,

Thanks for the great explanation. I was reading all the other posts thinking, "Is this supposed to make sense to me?" I just didn't quite get what they were talking about. You really said it...
Forum: Fitness 04-19-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 62,759
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Calories Burned Doing Crossfit

Does anyone on here use the program CalorieKing to keep track of eating and workouts? I'm just curious. I started using Calorie King a few days ago. And you can input your exercise into it. However,...
Forum: Nutrition 02-15-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Coconut Oil Suggestions

Sarena,

Thanks for the post. I just looked at my coconut oil. It is Organic but not Virgin. Maybe that's the difference. I know this brand makes a virgin oil also so i will get that next time....
Forum: Nutrition 02-14-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Coconut Oil Suggestions

It could be the case. I have never heard that before. What brands do you think are good quality? And where do you find them?
Forum: Nutrition 02-13-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Coconut Oil Suggestions

We use coconut oil in the morning for our eggs. (just a little though) We also use it for making a "fried chicken" recipe. Use Almond meal instead of bread crumbs for coating the chicken, add spices,...
Forum: Exercises 02-13-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,164
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Pullups - Strength or Technique

Ok I am fairly new to Crossfit, but I thought I should post this in the Exercises section because it's specifically about pullups. I've been doing Crossfit since September and of course my upper body...
Forum: Nutrition 01-11-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 100,783
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: George's Recipe Corner

Wow. Thanks for all the great ideas guys!
Forum: Nutrition 01-08-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Organic Egg Question

Ok so I have been buying organic eggs for at least 2 years now. I've just recently been talking to some fellow Crossfitters about eggs and how you have to question the origin and conditions of the...
Forum: Nutrition 01-08-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 100,783
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: George's Recipe Corner

Ok I have a question. My husband really likes to cook chicken breasts with bread crumbs so that it has the crunchy taste. I just read all the way through this thread and saw the post on Almond Meal....
Forum: Competitions 01-02-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,953
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: 500 m row personal best

Just did my first 500m row last week and finished in 1:59. I guess that's my PR since it's my only 500m. Yippee!
Forum: Starting 12-31-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Intro Sharon

Sharon,

I know where you are coming from. I thought the same thing when I started. I am in Seattle. I joined a Crossfit afilliate that is 2 blocks from my house. I'm luck in that it's so close....
Forum: Community 12-31-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,034,278
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Christie,

Forgot to say CONGRATS on your pregnancy!
Forum: Community 12-31-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,900
Views: 1,034,278
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Where's the Girl Power?

Just wanted to say Hello on the girl power thread. I'm in Seattle. Just started Crossfit in September. It's encouraging to read this thread and see all the power chicks!!!
Forum: Nutrition 12-31-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,835
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Random Nutrition

Michael,

I'm on paleo and all I take is fish oil and a non dairy probiotic. Most of the mainstream probiotics contain dairy products. Is that what your acidophilus is? A probiotic? All of the people...
Forum: Nutrition 12-31-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,550
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Suppliments advice

Jonathan,

I challenge you to do this when looking at supplements to add. When given advice ask this simple question, "where is your research for that and can I have a copy?" There are tons of...
Forum: Nutrition 12-31-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,574
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Sugar in Milk

I don't personally believe in consuming milk products anymore either. I heard it put this way by a doctor I admire and respect, "You don't see any other animals in the forest running around trying to...
Forum: Nutrition 12-27-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,056
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: What is your monthly budget for food?

My husband and I probably spend about $400-500 a month on food. We're not on zone or paleo officially, but we pretty much eat paleo. We buy almost everything we can organic. Even at our whole foods...
Forum: Nutrition 12-18-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,897
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: Coffee on the zone

I'm eating Paleo but I love coffee too. I switched to Almond milk so I'm not having dairy. And I use Xylitol for sweetener. You can buy this at your local market. I started out trying stevia but it...
Forum: Starting 12-03-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,102
Posted By Rebecca Corbett
Re: hello from western WA

Welcome Heather. I'm in Seattle and go to NW Crossfit. Cheers!
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