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Forum: Fitness 12-04-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,980
Posted By Mike Yukish
Here's a nice site with some info and references....

Here's a nice site with some info and references.

http://physiotherapy.curtin.edu.au/resources/educational-resources/exphys/99/pow er.cfm...
Forum: Fitness 11-27-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Mike Yukish
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.

No, but the size of the gut provides more...
Forum: Fitness 11-25-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Mike Yukish
There's an actual physics explanation. Along with...

There's an actual physics explanation. Along with pulling in the back, you are pressuring the abdomen and pushing in the front. For the same pressure the bigger the gut, the more the force.
Forum: Fitness 11-21-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,795
Posted By Mike Yukish
Food for thought. The peak force you see at the...

Food for thought. The peak force you see at the bottom of a pullup consists of a component due to your weight and a component due to motion/acceleration. The acceleration component varies in...
Forum: Fitness 11-20-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,795
Posted By Mike Yukish
Josh said... Regarding coach's assertion that...

Josh said...
Regarding coach's assertion that the athelete doubled his power output (by ~1/2ing his time, while holding W constant)

What I read was that kipping lets you double the work while...
Forum: Fitness 11-17-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,592
Posted By Mike Yukish
Stated another way: If I do Fran with a 95lb...

Stated another way: If I do Fran with a 95lb barbell and on a solid Pullup bar in 4 minutes flat, and my buddy next to me does Fran in the same time with a 95lb sandbag and on a T.A.P.S. bar,...
Forum: Fitness 11-06-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,617
Posted By Mike Yukish
how can you know that your expending more energy...

how can you know that your expending more energy while kipping ?

You're not expending more energy (on a per rep basis). You're expending energy faster (more power).

But you will end up...
Forum: Injuries 09-30-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,398
Posted By Mike Yukish
Sam, sounds like a separated shoulder. It's where...

Sam, sounds like a separated shoulder. It's where the collarbone pulls away from the shoulder bone (or whatever it hooks to). Essentially a sprain. They're broken into grades of injury, with a grade...
Forum: Community 09-12-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By Mike Yukish
I simply am not comfortable practicing O-Lifts...

I simply am not comfortable practicing O-Lifts without a coach to teach me proper form first.

Wise move, grasshopper. Best of luck!
Forum: Exercises 06-26-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By Mike Yukish
I would strongly recommend against using a campus...

I would strongly recommend against using a campus board without a very solid climbing background. They are designed to significantly work finger strength and are not at all suitable without quite a...
Forum: Community 05-08-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By Mike Yukish
"Nothing worth doing is completed in our...

"Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved...
Forum: Fitness 04-19-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Mike Yukish
��the sheer boredom of plodding along for 45...

��the sheer boredom of plodding along for 45 minutes will eventually destroy my will to live ;)�

I'm at that stage of life where anything that makes 45 minutes feel like 2 hours is a good...
Forum: Community 04-09-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By Mike Yukish
First, doing yoga the old way... ...

First, doing yoga the old way...

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/3499/22637.jpg

And now the new way.

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/3499/22638.jpg
Forum: Injuries 04-07-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,398
Posted By Mike Yukish
Oddly enough, I found having some elbow...

Oddly enough, I found having some elbow tendonitis improved my clean and snatch form. It nipped the early pull in the bud, reminding me in a direct manner when I was actually reverse curling the...
Forum: Workout of the Day 04-07-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By Mike Yukish
You could do a combo of front squat and push...

You could do a combo of front squat and push press or jerk. You'd miss out on the pulling portion, but still get an awesome workout. That'd be my recommendation.
Forum: Fitness 04-06-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By Mike Yukish
I recite the speech by Bill Murray's character in...

I recite the speech by Bill Murray's character in Meatballs, the "IT JUST DOESN'T MATTER" one. That always gets my through any mental sticking points.

And even if we win(ed: finish this workout),...
Forum: Fitness 04-05-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,159
Posted By Mike Yukish
Tim, better start on the moustache now.

Tim, better start on the moustache now.
Forum: Injuries 04-04-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,887
Posted By Mike Yukish
Oh and Mike a styptic pencil doesn't work. ...

Oh and Mike a styptic pencil doesn't work.

While not a doctor (of medicine) I did sleep in a Holiday Inn once. That, and following doc Garrett's link tells me...

"Shave excision: ...Hemostasis...
Forum: Injuries 04-04-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,887
Posted By Mike Yukish
Sounds like a funky skin thing kind of like a...

Sounds like a funky skin thing kind of like a mole. I have a bunch. Get one of these (http://www.answers.com/topic/styptic-pencil) and jam it into the cut and hold it there for a while. Works great...
Forum: Fitness 04-02-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,682
Posted By Mike Yukish
Crossfit absolutley trades on the tough/bad...

Crossfit absolutley trades on the tough/bad ***/dangerous nature of the workouts

There the similarity ends. Thug culture is typically associated with other traits such as misogyny, ruthlessness,...
Forum: Community 03-31-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By Mike Yukish
I'm curious as to how 300 compares to Gates of...

I'm curious as to how 300 compares to Gates of Fire. I just finished Gates of Fire...it's still sitting on my bed stand.

I'm thinking about forming up an agoge for the training of our local youth.
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,735
Posted By Mike Yukish
Sherpas. Lug someone else's bags up and down the...

Sherpas. Lug someone else's bags up and down the world's tallest mountains day in and day out.
Forum: Community 03-28-2006, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,260
Posted By Mike Yukish
I haven't read Blink, but I have read Sources of...

I haven't read Blink, but I have read Sources of Power by Gary Klein, which is where Blink gets its best lines from (based on a quick power browse in an airport bookstore). Dr. Klein does research in...
Forum: Community 03-26-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,260
Posted By Mike Yukish
That reminds me of the argument floating around...

That reminds me of the argument floating around the internet that heavy drinking makes you smarter...

Right?

No, it just makes you more energy efficient in a world of ever more scarcerer...
Forum: Injuries 03-25-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,539
Posted By Mike Yukish
I'd guess rounding of the back. Find a mirror and...

I'd guess rounding of the back. Find a mirror and do reps while facing sideways so you can see your form. Or use a digital camera to capture. If you are like me when I started, what you thought was a...
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