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Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,084
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Compression Pants for Weightlifting

Thanks for the replies guys. Anything a little cheaper out there? I'm sure both of those brands are worth every penny but it is a little pricey to be honest.
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,084
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Compression Pants for Weightlifting

What is a decent quality, reasonably affordable brand of compression pants for olympic lifting? I was thinking of just buying eastbay 3/4 compression pants but I worry that they may rip early after...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,673
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Purple Weightlifting Shoes

Is there any brand of weightlifting shoes that are primarily purple? Having trouble finding a pair when I research it.
Forum: Competitions 01-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,928
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Performing the Open at college

So I could simply upload the video to games.crossfit.com and i'll be set? Or should I sent the video to my Coach upon completion.
Forum: Competitions 01-14-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,928
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Performing the Open at college

I will be at school during the open so I won't be able to perform the workouts at my box back home. Will I be able to have my workouts scored if it isn't at an affiliate? I've been told that my...
Forum: Nutrition 12-28-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: High fat diet?

Currently at 144carb, 102fat, 201protein. I was consuming well over 200+ prior to the change, and around 60-80fat.
Forum: Nutrition 12-25-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: High fat diet?

Loving the sarcasm. I'll be sure to never ever ask a question about anything again. Please forgive me for not knowing what "Google" is, I am but a simple man. I know you're much smarter than I will...
Forum: Nutrition 12-25-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By Marcus Diaz
High fat diet?

I know this topic has been done to death, but what are the pros and cons of a high fat diet?

I wouldn't mind losing some fat while maintaining my performance. I calculated my TDEE at 2700cal (5'5,...
Forum: Fitness 09-15-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: 5-3-1-5-3-1-5-3-1 rep scheme

No wait... I read it wrong. Thanks for the input anyway guys.
Forum: Fitness 09-15-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By Marcus Diaz
5-3-1-5-3-1-5-3-1 rep scheme

My coach programmed 9 sets of back squats with this rep scheme? I was wondering how I should work the weights per set?My 1RM is 350. I was thinking 225,245,275,245,275,305,275,295,315?
Forum: Fitness 08-13-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,475
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Forum: Fitness 08-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,475
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Strength Programs to follow

My coach is designing me a program to follow, thanks for the input everyone. I think the focus for it will be the olympic lifts. Snatch is absolutely my weakest point right now. Did some overhead...
Forum: Fitness 08-11-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,475
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Strength Programs to follow

This semester my focus is to gain lean muscle mass and increase my strength. I'm well aware that diet is the focal point in performance and gaining lean weight. What I am interested in is a strength...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: BCAA and Glutamine

I completely understand the necessity of a healthy diet. I'm well aware of what should be consumed on a daily basis in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, I just feel that beginning to incorporate...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: BCAA and Glutamine

So if I didn't have completely efficient pre workout meal then BCAA during would be the beneficial? And I also want to take Glutamine with my Casein before bed, thoughts?
Forum: Nutrition 07-31-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: BCAA and Glutamine

Typically an hour not including warm-up and cool down. I'm committing to Glutamine post workout with my whey and carb shake. I've just been told by a nutritionist at my box that taking BCAA during a...
Forum: Nutrition 07-31-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: BCAA and Glutamine

What about taking BCAA and glutamine during a workout?
Forum: Nutrition 07-31-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By Marcus Diaz
BCAA and Glutamine

I plan to incorporate more supplements into my lifestyle and I know how vital BCAA and Glutamine can be to performance and recovery. However, this is a whole new science for me.
When is the ideal...
Forum: Nutrition 07-18-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,332
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Breakfast- High Fat or High Carb

Till I go back to school, I wouldn't mind lowering my bodyfat to about 10% (im around 12%).

As far as nutrient timing goes, I feel that centering my carbs around my workout is more ideal. I...
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,332
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Breakfast- High Fat or High Carb

Typically have a high-protein, higher fat breakfast but I always end up questioning my nutrition.
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Pre workout snack

I eat a sweet potato with dinner every night I train. I try to steer clear of all forms of bread. Ideally I wouldn't mind losing some bodyfat and I feel bread wouldn't exactly help that.
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Pre workout snack

I put a banana in my shake
Forum: Nutrition 07-17-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Pre workout snack

Oh believe me, I don't have a fear of food at all haha. I'll increase my pre workout intake. I normally don't like to use a supplement multiple times in a day. I know its just whey, but I ideally...
Forum: Nutrition 07-16-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Forum: Nutrition 07-15-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Marcus Diaz
Re: Pre workout snack

18, 155lbs. I have lean muscular build, not sure what bodyfat% but around 12% I would assume (maybe a little more). At the moment, I would like to just overall improve my fitness (Improve metabolic...
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