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Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,873
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: NYTimes article on cooking oils

If I was brave enough to look at something Robb wrote while at work I would, but he is notorious for being NON-WFS on his blog.

What you quoted above is in stark contrast to Cordain's recommendation...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,785
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Trail running shoes

Since I was looking for trail shoes specifically, I went to the Summit Hut on Speedway, they had the Merrills my wife wanted to try and the Montrails I wanted to try, I was surprised. When we tried...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,723
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Running shoes!

I posted in a different thread today titled "trail shoes" or something like that about how impressed I am with the Go-Lite shoes. Haven't run any serious distance in them yet, but I am happy that...
Forum: Fitness 10-20-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,171
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: MobilityWOD.com

Sorry if I'm a little late to the party...

I have enjoyed watching the videos but am at a bit of a loss as to what the WOD actually is. Is it just a concept - i.e. I make up my own WOD using the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,785
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Trail running shoes

My wife and I are going to start doing some of those adventure racing events (Warrior Dash, Mad Mud Run, etc.) so I was looking for something that could handle a trail because the Nike Free is...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,395
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Good Minimalist Shoe?

I love my Nike Free and for track only my Nike Waffles are awesome, crazy light.

My wife and I are going to start doing some of those adventure racing events (Warrior Dash, Mad Mud Run, etc.) so I...
Forum: Fitness 08-16-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,076
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Practical Programming for Hypertrophy

I do appreciate all dicussion of theory and any post that leads to thoughtful dicussion is good, so thanks to all for their thoughts and individual perspectives.

I am hearing that although there are...
Forum: Fitness 08-14-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,076
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Practical Programming for Hypertrophy

And if your clients use compressed rest and loads of 55% - 78% and their rep range per set with the compressed rest period starts dipping down to 2 or 3 reps to get in the required total volume, that...
Forum: Fitness 08-13-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,076
Posted By Craig Adams
Practical Programming for Hypertrophy

In his book Rip states that sometimes it is not only acceptable but neccessary for an athlete to need to gain mass by focusing on hypertrophy. With that in mind - and the disclaimer that I am not...
Forum: Nutrition 05-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,954
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Robb Wolf or Dr. Sears VS Rip

And do do it like sears and only count "protein sources" toward your gram per day tally, or do you include all grams of protein (beans, broccoli, etc.) the way Fitday.com might track it for you if...
Forum: Nutrition 05-22-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,954
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Robb Wolf or Dr. Sears VS Rip

That is an interesting statement. According to Sears (and I suspect any other zoners) we should not count protein from things like beans or broccoli in our protein calculations because they are...
Forum: Nutrition 05-22-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,954
Posted By Craig Adams
Robb Wolf or Dr. Sears VS Rip

Ok, I know it is no contest, Sears could take em both with one love handle tied behind his back. (ooo, that was below the belt)
But wait! Aren't all these guys indirectly on the same team - the...
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,734
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Crossfit minded drink? Xblade?

I'm still catching up on my CFR, so maybe they beat this horse to death in episode 8 which I have yet to listen to...but in any case:

I do not believe the problem to be the fact that a supplement...
Forum: Exercises 10-28-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,919
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Squat depth, buttwink and strength loss

Hello Anthony, please explain what would be a better way to ensure proper depth and why squatting to a ball is the wrong way.

CA
Forum: Exercises 10-28-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,919
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Squat depth, buttwink and strength loss

Thank for the replies, Jacob seems to agree with what Rip suggests in starting strength that the buttwink will go away on its own just by squatting deep. But Patrick makes a point that going heavy at...
Forum: Exercises 10-28-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,919
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Squat depth, buttwink and strength loss

When you say pushing my knees out, I assume you dont' mean forward, you mean to the outside with about a 30degree angle tracking over the feet, making sure they don't buckle inward...yes, and yes...
Forum: Exercises 10-28-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,919
Posted By Craig Adams
Squat depth, buttwink and strength loss

Hello,
I have been doing some MEBB to increase strength. Since I also have extremely tight hamstrings (have been working on flexibility) I have been trying to balance getting a good depth on my squat...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-13-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,591
Posted By Craig Adams
Your take on the intent of Fran

Hi,
I often use the excellent resource over at BrandX where they scale back workouts. I have been working my way up slowly from being in the pack and some workouts I even do as prescribed in the CF...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-13-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Posted By Craig Adams
Your take on the intent of Fran

Hi,
I often use the excellent resource over at BrandX where they scale back workouts. I have been working my way up slowly from being in the pack and some workouts I even do as prescribed in the CF...
Forum: Nutrition 08-07-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Tubers on Zone VS Paleo

Ah, the load as opposed to the index...well done, I knew my quick glance at the index was giving me info that didn't sound right, but I am learning so many new things that are contrary to what we...
Forum: Nutrition 08-07-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Tubers on Zone VS Paleo

Thanks for the response guys. That was what I would have thought...or is it what I'd have hoped? Hmm, yeah, sweet taters have a good rep because of their nutrient profile, but what I wanted to talk...
Forum: Nutrition 08-07-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By Craig Adams
Tubers on Zone VS Paleo

As a zone head who has also followed the good food / bad food list in the CF journal I do not eat potatoes, sweet potatoes or any starchy veg. You know, the whole insulin / glycemic index thing.

As...
Forum: Nutrition 08-07-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,674
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Isagenix

My finance did the Isagenix plan for a month. It did cause her to lose some weight. Note, I said weight, not fat, because in my opinion she lost the weight due to severe caloric restriction. I told...
Forum: Starting 08-06-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,010
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Skeptical - because of age

Dale,

You will do great and your strength base will help you complete the WODs. Just make sure you pay close attention to the exercises and demos page for technique on unfamiliar movements. Also...
Forum: Nutrition 05-17-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,169
Posted By Craig Adams
Re: Do you subtract g's of fiber from total carbohydrate?

As you begin to get more and more familiar with CFJ21 you will note some similarities between food types that will help. Like with carbs; high density carbs whether preferred or not (beans or pasta...
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