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Forum: Workout Logs 11-08-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By Albert Carr
The half-marathon experiment

Hello all, It has been some time since I have posted anything here. I have been CFing for a year and a half now. However, for the last six months my focus has been running. I competed in a local 15...
Forum: Competitions 12-17-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By Albert Carr
Help with training for a toughman!!!!

Hello fellow crossfitters. I have been strictly crossfit training for several months now and it has been the best thing I have done fitness wise. I have been preparing for a toughman bout in Jan. I...
Forum: Fitness 09-03-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By Albert Carr
Any suggestions for my goals?

Hello all, I just wanted some suggestions for my new goals ahead. I have been crossfitting for approx. six months now and I love it. I have being doing the WOD's as prescribed and have had much...
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-23-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,813
Posted By Albert Carr
Way to go with the improved time Mike, HUGE...

Way to go with the improved time Mike, HUGE IMPROVEMENT. It feels great moving to a new level of fitness and conditioning. As for the girls names and times.....I get the weird looks too.
Forum: Workout of the Day 07-23-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,214
Posted By Albert Carr
Thanks Guy for doing the work and digging this...

Thanks Guy for doing the work and digging this one out of archives. I am gonna give it a try tomorrow and I will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Exercises 07-23-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,237
Posted By Albert Carr
Gina, I do not have access to a rower at home so...

Gina, I do not have access to a rower at home so I have used the sumo deadlift high pull as a substitution exercise and really think that is an appropriate replacement. I do however feel as if it is...
Forum: Exercises 07-23-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By Albert Carr
I would have to say Deadlifts followed by OHS....

I would have to say Deadlifts followed by OHS. John, Props on mentioning Defranco on this thread. I have used a couple of Defranco's workouts and had awesome results. He does place a much greater...
Forum: Exercises 07-23-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By Albert Carr
I place both hands on the DB with palms facing...

I place both hands on the DB with palms facing each other and alternate the position with each set. I agree with Brandon in that holding with clasped hands hurts after awhile, ecspecially if you are...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,715
Posted By Albert Carr
I would think that this rotation would be way too...

I would think that this rotation would be way too taxing. Every individual is different and maybe you just have an extrordinary ability to recover. Why not just stick to the prescribed 3 on 1 off...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,658
Posted By Albert Carr
John, Maybe you can check out the Senior Olypmics...

John, Maybe you can check out the Senior Olypmics site. I know that people compete there until at least age 89. You might be able to gauge fitness levels by looking at the results from some of their...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,396
Posted By Albert Carr
Hey Luke, Just wanted to see how you feel since...

Hey Luke, Just wanted to see how you feel since you got your fix from your workout after being off for three days. I am the same way I need the physical activity like some kinda junkie. Take care
Forum: Starting 07-23-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Albert Carr
Welcome all new crossfitters. Lisa, I am a former...

Welcome all new crossfitters. Lisa, I am a former Marine and a travel nurse. I have worked in Fredericksburg, VA at Mary Washignton. Maybe we can get a few workouts in togther if I come down there to...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By Albert Carr
Ryan,It is not necessary to feel broken down or...

Ryan,It is not necessary to feel broken down or wasted after workouts. As the previous two fellas stated training to failure can be counterproductive. I would recommend intense training with each...
Forum: Fitness 07-23-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,805
Posted By Albert Carr
Andy, Do you transport that equipment with you...

Andy, Do you transport that equipment with you from location to location? I prefer working out before going in to work but the only gym here at my current job assignment is a Golds. It is so packed...
Forum: Starting 07-22-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,668
Posted By Albert Carr
As previously stated you can approach this...

As previously stated you can approach this several different ways. It would be very taxing to the neuro system to do all 7 sets with your 1RM.You can work up to your 1RM as the last set, you can work...
Forum: Testimonials 07-21-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,168
Posted By Albert Carr
CF and all of the members on this forum I want to...

CF and all of the members on this forum I want to say thank you. I have completed 3 months of CF WOD's and I feel like I have accomplished more in that time than I did with a decade of muscle mag...
Forum: Testimonials 07-21-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,106
Posted By Albert Carr
Gene, Just out of curiosity. What is you 1RM? It...

Gene, Just out of curiosity. What is you 1RM? It has to be something phenomenal to be able to pump out that many reps at that wt. and body wt. Way to go man- that is awesome. At a little over the...
Forum: Fitness 07-21-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,805
Posted By Albert Carr
Hello all, I am a registered nurse and I work 12...

Hello all, I am a registered nurse and I work 12 hour night shifts. I have been attempting to complete my WOD after completing my shift(7p-7a)in the am. Most of the time I survive the workout just...
Forum: Nutrition 07-21-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By Albert Carr
I have found that eating a high carb lower...

I have found that eating a high carb lower glycemic meal (whole oats)with some protein 1-2 hrs prior to working out has a greater benefit than a high glycemic drink just prior to working out. Of...
Forum: Starting 07-20-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By Albert Carr
If you do the CFWU as prescribed you will be...

If you do the CFWU as prescribed you will be doing push-ups daily. Crossfit has helped me create a more balanced body and with a proper diet anyone should yield the same results. Weighted pull-ups...
Forum: Exercises 07-20-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,591
Posted By Albert Carr
If you prefer the stretch from thr full ROM the...

If you prefer the stretch from thr full ROM the keep at the same weight. It really depends on what you are trying to accomplish though.
Forum: Exercises 07-20-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,467
Posted By Albert Carr
I have never experience lower back soreness while...

I have never experience lower back soreness while doing DL's.I do experience a little soreness in my upper back/traps on occassion. I don't know what your training experience is but maybe you need to...
Forum: Exercises 07-20-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By Albert Carr
Steve, Sounds like it might be ovetraining to me...

Steve, Sounds like it might be ovetraining to me as well. Did this decrease in pullup numbers occur in just one training session or has it been persistent? Maybe you just had an off day. That happens...
Forum: Exercises 07-11-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,730
Posted By Albert Carr
Brandon, someone who can pull bodyweight in a...

Brandon, someone who can pull bodyweight in a weighted pullup should be able to do a OAC, it would probably take some time learning the exercise though.
Forum: Exercises 07-11-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,730
Posted By Albert Carr
Steven, I perform OAC routinely and I did not...

Steven, I perform OAC routinely and I did not master this exercise overnight. In my opinion a one armed chin is much more difficult than a weighted chin or pullup. As for the pain afterwards- any...
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