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Forum: Workout of the Day 05-17-2004, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,636
Posted By Ralph
For 20 minutes: 5 Pull-ups 10 Wall Balls Score...

For 20 minutes:
5 Pull-ups
10 Wall Balls
Score = number of rounds

Does this follow the prescribed Crossfit method?

-Ralph
Forum: Exercises 05-17-2004, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,297
Posted By Ralph
Can anyone describe or post a link on how to do...

Can anyone describe or post a link on how to do the one-handed KB or DB snatch? When I look at Pavel do it in his book, I find it hard to distinguish between a KB swing and a KB snatch.

Any help...
Forum: Nutrition 05-03-2004, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ralph
Thanks Mark. I'll give turnips and radishes a...

Thanks Mark.

I'll give turnips and radishes a try. Though I can guarantee they will be store bought and not home grown. No green thumbs here.
Forum: Nutrition 05-01-2004, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ralph
Does anyone know of any root vegetables other...

Does anyone know of any root vegetables other than carrots that are just as convenient (no preparation, other than peeling, needed and can be eaten raw) and tasty?
Forum: Nutrition 04-27-2004, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By Ralph
I love tuna. But, should I worry about the...

I love tuna.
But, should I worry about the sodium content in both tuna and canned soups?
Forum: Nutrition 04-23-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ralph
Neil, For just over a split second, I could've...

Neil,
For just over a split second, I could've sworn you were someone else in disguise!

Very funny!
Forum: Fitness 04-20-2004, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,862
Posted By Ralph
How important is breathing technique? I've heard...

How important is breathing technique?
I've heard that you shouldn't breathe with your chest (ie: chest rises as you inhale, drops as you exhale). Instead, you should breathe with your diaphragm...
Forum: Exercises 04-06-2004, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By Ralph
One more... THRUSTER(Barbell)...

One more...

THRUSTER(Barbell)
http://www.slidetour.com/sample1/display/thruster/thruster.html
Forum: Exercises 04-06-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By Ralph
Here's a few more: KETTLEBELL SWING:...

Here's a few more:

KETTLEBELL SWING:
http://www.slidetour.com/sample1/display/kettlebell_swing/kettlebell_swing.html

OVERHEAD SQUAT:...
Forum: Exercises 04-06-2004, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By Ralph
Coach, I noticed that for the last couple WODs...

Coach,
I noticed that for the last couple WODs you linked to some step by step slideshows for the exercises. THEY'RE GREAT!! Are there more? Will you be posting a permanent link on site?

FYI...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,886
Posted By Ralph
Thanks, Steve! I'll give it a shot.

Thanks, Steve!
I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2004, 01:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,886
Posted By Ralph
I'm not used to drinking coffee, but I have a...

I'm not used to drinking coffee, but I have a research paper due this week and I can't waste any time sleeping. I made some last night and, after about an hour, it gave me a whopping headache (I can...
Forum: Fitness 03-22-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,910
Posted By Ralph
Thanks James. That's pretty much the same...

Thanks James.

That's pretty much the same thing I hear.
Forum: Injuries 03-22-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,554
Posted By Ralph
Thanks Bryan.

Thanks Bryan.
Forum: Fitness 03-22-2004, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,910
Posted By Ralph
I wasn't sure where to post this, but here goes....

I wasn't sure where to post this, but here goes.

For those martial artists out there, do any of you know what kind of credibility the SCARS institute's teachings has?

For those who don't know,...
Forum: Exercises 03-17-2004, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ralph
I used to. But such training had poor reflection...

I used to. But such training had poor reflection on my ability to take a punch to the gut while fighting. While fighting, my stomach is rarely fully tense. My entire body, actually, is more...
Forum: Exercises 03-13-2004, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,135
Posted By Ralph
Ryan, Definitely helps. This whole discussion...

Ryan,
Definitely helps. This whole discussion has been pretty good overall. I'm a actually looking forward to start trying out some of these bag workouts mentioned thus far (I don't have access to...
Forum: Exercises 03-12-2004, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,135
Posted By Ralph
Ryan, The harsher the better. We're all here to...

Ryan,
The harsher the better. We're all here to learn from each other. (and, at least age-wise, I'm sure you have more experience in training than I so I humbly respect your thoughts).

You're...
Forum: Exercises 03-11-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,135
Posted By Ralph
Ryan, That's a pretty good idea. However, I...

Ryan,
That's a pretty good idea. However, I think that doing bag work for time versus distance will depend on your aim. If you're trying to building endurance, timed bag work is the way to go. ...
Forum: Exercises 03-11-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,135
Posted By Ralph
Before I tore a hole in my heavy bag, I would hit...

Before I tore a hole in my heavy bag, I would hit the bag for about 10 minutes prior to every workout. Now I just practice hitting my makiwara post.

Using the heavy bag to warm up and...
Forum: Injuries 03-10-2004, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ralph
Thanks Ben. I appreciate the advice. I...

Thanks Ben. I appreciate the advice.

I actually feel the pain more when my palms are facing out.

But in any case, maybe I should focus on the lower body. I know my runs and squats could use a...
Forum: Injuries 03-10-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Ralph
I don't get it. I sporadically suffer from the...

I don't get it. I sporadically suffer from the oddest injuries. The inside of my left elbow has this reoccuring pain (hurts most while doing standard pull-ups). Then, just yesterday, my right...
Forum: Exercises 03-10-2004, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Ralph
What if D-bells are used for thrusters? Won't...

What if D-bells are used for thrusters? Won't the weight be totally supported by the arms in this case?

Ralph
Forum: Fitness 03-04-2004, 12:14 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 46,427
Posted By Ralph
Geoff, Which group do I have to join in Yahoo...

Geoff,

Which group do I have to join in Yahoo in order to view that second link?

About the Marine... 239 in hour is about 4 pull-ups per minute. That doesn't sound all too bad. (though I'm...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-02-2004, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ralph
Wow, thanks Lynne! I can picture myself now,...

Wow, thanks Lynne!
I can picture myself now, doing cleans and snatchs in the ocean, waves constantly throwing me off balance and my feet slowly sinking into the sand.

I never thought I'd need a...
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