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Forum: CrossPit 04-14-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,055
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Fighting Mentality Survey

Some good results coming in on the survey – though still need at least another couple of hundred respondents to make it statistically significant! So, if you haven’t completed the survey yet, please...
Forum: CrossPit 04-13-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,055
Posted By Gary Turner
Fighting Mentality Survey

Hi,

I've been a bit (!) quiet for the last six months, been off fighting due to injury, and am returning to active competition in about three months. In the mean time I've completed my...
Forum: Nutrition 07-20-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Good bread for intolerances?

Thanks for that people!

Rachel, that's a good tip. One of the problems of checking for allergies/insenitivities is the working of one thing in conjunction with another...

Will give it a go in a...
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Good bread for intolerances?

Hi!

Some good info here, thanks, and a couple of different thought paths for me to take...especially from Rachel at the end.

I'll be reading up and doing a bit more work on it, and will source...
Forum: Nutrition 07-14-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Good bread for intolerances?

Hi Matt, Justin, hope you are well!

I like you two as you are opinionated, and although often coming from two different sides you back up your opinions with research, and I really like that. As an...
Forum: Nutrition 07-13-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By Gary Turner
Good bread for intolerances?

Hi!

I'm a pro sportsman, and quite late in my career realised I knew nothing, and have spent the last few years reading and learning everything I can about nutrition and sports physiology and...
Forum: Nutrition 07-13-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,677
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Confused with fats!!!

Hi.

Bear with me...

My opinion, based on research and talking to genetics experts is that while there is some basis in the Paleo diet it does have its flaws...and that the majority of the gains...
Forum: Fitness 06-19-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,811
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Army Personnel

Hi,

I'm a civvie, and I have the total pleasure of training most days with the instructors at the Army School of Physical Training, in the British Army Physical Training Corps.

I am constantly...
Forum: Fitness 05-30-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Fitness Myths Busted - not!!

Hi!

I've been doing a fair bit of research into some of these 'myths'...and despite the poor journalism, some of what she has there is well supported.

For example, the amount of water we need a day...
Forum: CrossPit 04-06-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,506
Posted By Gary Turner
Jeff Lawson - UK TUF Competitor

Hi!

New series of TUF, check out my mate Jeff Lawson...

Competitive Judo background...won a few World Titles with me at Sport Ju Jitsu...then started BJJ and Thai boxing as well as his judo and...
Forum: Nutrition 03-26-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Hi Jack!

Thanks on so many levels...your mature approach to posting, your open-mindedness, the way I have to look up words from your posts to expand my vocabulary....your posts are hitting the...
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Hi Jack, thanks for that one!

I've had a quick look...but there are quite a few variables in there, and I'm just back from my third training session of the day so I'm going to wait until tomorrow...
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Yeah, I've been reading Taubes work too...its really of interest!

Smiler
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Hi Jack!

This is more like it...bringing new fuel to the fire!

Can you reference those studies? As the ones I keep finding are flawed, not taking into account other elements in diet etc, and not...
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Hi,

I know what you mean lol!

I don't take what I'm told as being right, I take note, look at the background and see for myself.

In respect to this though, I can't dig up a single study that...
Forum: Nutrition 03-24-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By Gary Turner
Saturated fat good or bad for you?!?

Hi!

Not being one to take what I'm told without doing my own research to fully understand a subject, I'm researching saturated fats at the moment.

I'm not finding any studies that conclusively...
Forum: Fitness 03-23-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,727
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Strong sports people?

Thanks Philip, I'll have a look!

Always looking to learn...

Best regards,

Smiler
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Trx
Views: 3,747
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Trx

Oh, and I have three TRX's, the military kits.

One is permanently set up in my home gym. One is in my travel pack for when I travel. The third is in my 4x4, in case I am ever caught out and miss a...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Trx
Views: 3,747
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Trx

Yes, yes and yes!

I'm a professional sportsman and I swear by it.

It is so versatile, so easy to transport around, so easy to use wherever you are. I've used mine for the last three years and it is...
Forum: Fitness 03-22-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,716
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Grip strength: What kinds are there and How do you train them?

Judo, or to a lessor extent (in my opinion and experience, and the reason is the lessor extent of standing work) BJJ.

The gripping and pulling of the jackets, from different angles, is a nicely...
Forum: Fitness 03-19-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,727
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Strong sports people?

Hmm...got me thinking this one!

I'm an 'elite' athlete I guess, being a professional sportsman with a good international record, and I don't have good strength records when it comes to the bench...
Forum: Fitness 03-06-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,269
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Increasing core strength

Hi!

Definately get your technique sorted, thats for sure, get coached so you know you are executing the move correctly - there could be some really minor adjustments that can make one hell of a lot...
Forum: Fitness 02-24-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,223
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Exercise "Science"

Wow!

This is a great thread - what a bunch of eggheads you are! Damn the metallurgy...thats first class!

Back on thread...

I'm a professional athlete, who loves science and has a particular...
Forum: CrossPit 02-23-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Ufc 95

Hi!

Lol at me and Tank...my ego took over and I went off strategy there! Talk about winning the hard way...

There's one thing that everyone is forgetting. Marc called time before the butt...
Forum: CrossPit 02-22-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,629
Posted By Gary Turner
Re: Ufc 95

Hi, as a UK professional fighter and someone that knows Marc Goddard the referee very well, let me assure you that this doesn't influence my following opinion.

The referee was right to stop the...
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