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Forum: Nutrition 04-01-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

My choice is my choice. The facts I have stated are just some of the reasons I do not eat meat. I am not trying to compel anyone to my side. IMO, there are 2 choices, ALWAYS... my choice and everyone...
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,533
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Running Interval Work to Rest Ratios

Ok here is a simple rule for someone who coached Track. Sprinters run 200 and 400's to increase their lactic thresholds. So they can go all out and not have to worry about burning out.
Inversely,...
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

I am talking about Conventional Weight Training, i.e. Body Building, Aerobic classes...
CF spits in the face of Conventional thought on that subject. I say that because if it was readily accepted,...
Forum: Fitness 03-31-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,282
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: CrossFit Athlete: Build a strength base or an Endurance base?

I think CF does both at the same time. I also do not think periodization is needed. Since with CF you train all out, even on rest days... I know I love and hate my rest day... I would think a couple...
Forum: Exercises 03-31-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 31,120
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: barefoot squatting

Ok that was sarcasm. I am sorry some people did not see that.

As far as my knowledge of Bio-mechanics go... I taught A&P and Kinesiology to Massage Therapists. I have diagnosed numerous imbalances...
Forum: Injuries 03-31-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,600
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Boxers Fracture

Finally...

That is the exact thing I had my buddy do. He said he hated working one arm. The good thing is... he got to relearn how to lift. He had built up a ton of bad habits.
This guy had both...
Forum: Starting 03-31-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,435
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: What to do when you are to sore?

Because you get the blood flowing back through the leg muscles. That type of work after a strenuous exercise is very helpful. It clears out all the Lactic Acid and put fresh blood back in the...
Forum: Injuries 03-31-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,165
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Throbbing headache after running

If you had a Vascular head ache... might be BP related. I worked with a guy that had a naturally high BP. He got head aches when he worked his legs.

It could be from the pounding on the body or...
Forum: Exercises 03-31-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 31,120
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: barefoot squatting

Wow arent you just Anti Mat Bryan this week? I have skateboarded, MTbiked, played ultimate frisbee, wrestled and ran track... all barefoot for a time. I have also worked as a Rough Framer for 6...
Forum: Exercises 03-31-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 31,120
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: barefoot squatting

Honestly?

What better way to do anything but barefoot. Barefoot is how we are supposed to be. The closest thing to barefoot are the VFFs. People frown upon others not wearing shoes, in gyms and...
Forum: Injuries 03-31-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,600
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Boxers Fracture

I would say, go super light. I helped a former workout buddy get through a shoulder surgery. It is a perfect time to build from scratch. Build the support muscle anyway you can. If you cant push......
Forum: Injuries 03-31-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,165
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Throbbing headache after running

Sounds like a blood pressure issue. Either that or you were not hydrated enough. Was your HR elevated? Cold sweats?
Forum: Injuries 03-31-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,910
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: OHS sucks and I know why

Band dislocates are working for me. I have read, also, to actually go through the OHS movements while doing the Band dislocates. The while doing so, concentrating on your lower back arch.

Steven...
Forum: Starting 03-31-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,435
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: What to do when you are to sore?

I have told this to many people, including a woman who took a week off of work to recover...

Hair of the dog. If you are too sore to move... go back and move more. After some rest and proper diet....
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

Why? If you want satisfaction or closure, sorry. Does every statement that someone says contrary to someone else's opinion need to be proven? I do not see how the onus is on me. Sometimes the absurd...
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

With the creation of Factory Farms and their desires to make as much money as possible... it has been proven that they inject their cattle with BGH, antibiotics and steroids... all in an effort to...
Forum: Nutrition 03-31-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,754
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Kosher Grass Fed meats, are there cheaper solutions?

Another possible route... look for an Amish or similar type butcher. Not in MD though. I know Amish keep everything strictly grass fed.grain fed. They do not allow impurities like antibiotics,...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,754
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Kosher Grass Fed meats, are there cheaper solutions?

You pay for what you get. Kosher means they kill the animal more humanely. They do not buy animals that were tampered with (meaning not injected with the very common steroids). They DO NOT buy sick...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

Go to any place that does Colonoscopies. Another thing is Diverticulitis. I have been Vegetarian for almost 20 years... I have done my research. Have any other Meat eaters read up on the problems...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

One of my most respected people is Ted Nugent. I do not like his ideas... I respect him for the simple fact... he eats ONLY things that he has hunted and killed. That is clean meat. As long as it is...
Forum: Nutrition 03-30-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

I have never liked Beef... never. To me it tastes like blood. I grew up in a VERY red meat household. My Father was Lebanese and Spanish... we ate some weird ****. I tend to NOT embrace things that...
Forum: Community 03-30-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,032
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Amigos - What if I hadn't found Crossfit?

I kind of have to tell my mind a with a little more bass in my voice... to kindly "STFU, before I stop the car and make you STFU."
Forum: Nutrition 03-28-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,149
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: If you eat Paleo with dairy

If you can find Kefir it may help. It is basically Yogurt... with all the Milk sugars removed. I am Lactose intolerant and I can drink Kefir. It is different than store Yogurt. My LI came about years...
Forum: Nutrition 03-28-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,748
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: Vegetarian Diet and CF

Meghan I have wondered that. I even talked to my GF about it today. We have a strict rule in the house... no meat. I have certain fitness goals... which I know will be impossible to reach without...
Forum: Fitness 03-28-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,832
Posted By Mat Bryan
Re: When is it time for hypertrophy?

The Body will ALWAYS respond to any extreme exertions. Cf tends to lean HEAVILY towards extreme exertions. We are built to adapt to different situations. For perfect examples... look at a Sprinter's...
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