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Forum: Starting 12-24-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,911
Posted By Kalen Meine
DO NOT work out at the same time. Nor before....

DO NOT work out at the same time. Nor before. Later is fine, because then she knows you have your priorities straight, and it looks more like your personal time, or a quiet demonstration, than a...
Forum: Fitness 11-26-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Kalen Meine
The size of your gut, at least once we get beyond...

The size of your gut, at least once we get beyond the necessaru size of obliques, TVA, and the like, isn't going to increase possible abdominal pressure. If you notice, it works the same way with...
Forum: Exercises 10-29-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,359
Posted By Kalen Meine
When I've seen football players and such perform...

When I've seen football players and such perform box squats, they always did the rock back- it's how I've started doing them (one of several ongoing experiments), and it's what makes it a different...
Forum: Exercises 10-26-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Kalen Meine
Rings?

Rings?
Forum: Fitness 10-08-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By Kalen Meine
"If Tabata front squats work so well, why don't...

"If Tabata front squats work so well, why don't you do them every day?" "If you tried, you would know..."

Ah, DJ.
Forum: Fitness 10-04-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,802
Posted By Kalen Meine
Don't sweat it. First off, at that size, you have...

Don't sweat it. First off, at that size, you have plenty of muscle to be much, much stronger as it is. Any kind of heavy weight in low reps are the winners for improving strength:weight ratio, by...
Forum: Starting 10-04-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,988
Posted By Kalen Meine
Pasta is the devil. And you will get a lot...

Pasta is the devil. And you will get a lot heavier in a hurry. The scale will mislead you (of course until you begin snickering when the numbers climb, you're faster, eating anything proteinacious...
Forum: Fitness 10-03-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By Kalen Meine
The link works. It's the little arrow to the...

The link works. It's the little arrow to the side. Looks pretty brutal.

media.crossfit.com/cf-video/jimrich.wmv
Forum: Testimonials 09-29-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By Kalen Meine
Whatever. Shotput bowling is the wave of the...

Whatever. Shotput bowling is the wave of the future. ;-)
Forum: Testimonials 09-26-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By Kalen Meine
It's funny someone should mention this. I hadn't...

It's funny someone should mention this. I hadn't bowled in a while either, went, and all of a sudden the only balls that felt right...were the heaviest in the rack, and my buddy kept asking if I was...
Forum: Starting 09-16-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,007
Posted By Kalen Meine
My WODs were done with cinder blocks, a bag of...

My WODs were done with cinder blocks, a bag of bark, and a swingset at the park for a while-in fact, I've been leaning back that direction in recent days... The point is, don't get hung up on the...
Forum: Community 09-11-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By Kalen Meine
It's pretty groovy, and I love the show, but I...

It's pretty groovy, and I love the show, but I think they might have missed the mark. Those genetics you're stuck with, given sufficient encouragement, typically code for a lean, fast, healthy (and...
Forum: CrossPit 09-08-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,903
Posted By Kalen Meine
I like my homemade one. Seems to get the focus...

I like my homemade one. Seems to get the focus element of a speed bag with a bit more carrover to everything else.
Forum: Fitness 09-08-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Kalen Meine
Nick-that is one of the distinct possibilities....

Nick-that is one of the distinct possibilities. Oxidative stress seems to one of those elements, that mammals, being high-metabolism oxygen hogs, adapted to a long time ago, and most of the real...
Forum: Fitness 09-05-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,870
Posted By Kalen Meine
K, before you ran off feeling down in the dumps,...

K, before you ran off feeling down in the dumps, what do your upper body lifts looks like? Grab the Rippetoe chart that was mainpage a few days ago, see where your press and bench are relative to the...
Forum: Exercises 08-28-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,526
Posted By Kalen Meine
Robb- Sneaking in on the tails on John's...

Robb-
Sneaking in on the tails on John's question- looking at those programs, it looks mostly like they're blending DE and ME sessions- complex training, basically. And back to the deadlift/PC, I...
Forum: Exercises 08-05-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,846
Posted By Kalen Meine
I've found that paper a few times and gotten a...

I've found that paper a few times and gotten a giggle out of it. I mean, his core contention is that since the lift ends at zero speed, that it must not be training acceleration. Apparently he missed...
Forum: Nutrition 07-30-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,800
Posted By Kalen Meine
Slight derail, but that reminds me of a point...

Slight derail, but that reminds me of a point Devany made- that most of the CRAN crowd is more on the yoga-vegan-didn't-eat-anyway-but-pound-herb-supps crowd than the...
Forum: Exercises 07-30-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,876
Posted By Kalen Meine
That....was.....sick.... Great, more stuff to...

That....was.....sick.... Great, more stuff to pile onto the top-end of the CF North chart. Yikes.
Forum: Fitness 07-26-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By Kalen Meine
Before you kick up the roadwork, do you have any...

Before you kick up the roadwork, do you have any evidence that this is the kind of conditioning you've been lacking? Do you lose because you're winded? I mean, yes, your intervals are fine, though...
Forum: Fitness 07-14-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,771
Posted By Kalen Meine
I second Motion's point. I've been kinda lurking...

I second Motion's point. I've been kinda lurking to see if it eventually came around to that. Barry's original question is another independent realization of the concept of periodization- how do I...
Forum: Exercises 07-11-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By Kalen Meine
I third the motion to stay far from any squat...

I third the motion to stay far from any squat machine. And the gravitron is a lovely thing, but you're going to want to be mixing in as many unassisted movements as possible- whatever sets of the...
Forum: Exercises 07-11-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By Kalen Meine
Go and do half or three-quarters of your max reps...

Go and do half or three-quarters of your max reps every time you need to eat or pee. Works like a charm.
Forum: Fitness 07-11-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,244
Posted By Kalen Meine
That would be an L-sit. And never, ever again ask...

That would be an L-sit. And never, ever again ask "what muscles does that use?" Hehe, I kid, I kid. Well, sort of. Go for a good, straight arm, legs straight and flat sit for a minute and it will...
Forum: Fitness 07-11-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,917
Posted By Kalen Meine
Roger, what sort of movements are you doing the...

Roger, what sort of movements are you doing the longer intervals for? I always get amused when people propose Tabata intervals for some hellacious compound movement, thinking it will be terrible- but...
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