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Forum: General Board 08-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Part of the problem is people open up gyms for...

Part of the problem is people open up gyms for the wrong reasons. It often amounts to loving weight training and having a life long dream of having your own gym.

They overlook the most important...
Forum: General Board 07-31-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I guess now that I am 42 years old, I think more...

I guess now that I am 42 years old, I think more about training longevity. In other words, what type of training can I sustain consistently for many years.

Well, that doesn't look like something...
Forum: General Board 07-31-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Bwhahahaha!!!!! Hilarious and probably true. ...

Bwhahahaha!!!!! Hilarious and probably true.

Now, many of us have talked crap about crossfit and poor form.

Well, keep in mind this a promotional ad for crossfit from their own youtube...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-30-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,720
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
4 raw eggs 1 1/2 cup of orange juice 1 packet...

4 raw eggs
1 1/2 cup of orange juice
1 packet knox gelatin
1 banana
3 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons peanut butter (optional)
1 scoop whey protein
2 tablespoons of honey

This is...
Forum: General Board 07-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
"Live and let live" means doing Crossfit...

"Live and let live" means doing Crossfit workouts in Crossfit gyms and leaving the rest of the lifting world alone. It also means don't give unsolicited opinions about training.

That's not...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-30-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,658
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Me too, but I went through a big Reeves phase...

Me too, but I went through a big Reeves phase where I was reading everything I could about him and learned some interesting things.

I strongly believe that he was just a naturally big strong guy...
Forum: General Board 07-29-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Honestly, this is one of the big reasons for my...

Honestly, this is one of the big reasons for my disdain.

At first it was just people doing goofy workouts, which was only mildly annoying.

But then I read about he injuries... then I read the...
Forum: General Board 07-29-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yes, that's a big part of what rubs me the wrong...

Yes, that's a big part of what rubs me the wrong way.

And I have a hard taking seriously a fitness program created by... this.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/-EB0XyBUl0U/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: General Board 07-28-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
oh my god i laughed so hard! Lol!

oh my god i laughed so hard! Lol!
Forum: General Board 07-28-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Maybe so. Perhaps I was just fortunate for...

Maybe so.

Perhaps I was just fortunate for many years and was never exposed to such nonsense. The fact that I never saw such antics in my gym until Crossfit boxes started popping up in my area-...
Forum: General Board 07-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
My understanding is that Olympic lifts are some...

My understanding is that Olympic lifts are some of the most technical movements out there and the most dangerous if not done correctly.

I've been told that with squat, bench and deadlift, barbell...
Forum: General Board 07-27-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yep. That's exactly right. Check out...

Yep.

That's exactly right.

Check out my previous posts. I never complained about them squatting. I complained about them tying up the squat rack for long periods of time.

But 9/10 of the...
Forum: General Board 07-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
For me it's pretty simple. I don't care...

For me it's pretty simple.

I don't care what Crossfit people do in Crossfit gyms.

I do care when Crossfit athletes do Crossfit workouts in a regular gym.

Their workouts are basically...
Forum: General Board 07-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Absolutely relevant and absolutely true. ...

Absolutely relevant and absolutely true.

And I'm not even an Elgintensity fan. Not by along shot.

But that's his best video IMO and incidentally the only one I've watched from start to...
Forum: General Board 07-25-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,264
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I don't care if people want to do crossfit inside...

I don't care if people want to do crossfit inside a crossfit gym

What pisses me off is that due to the high membership costs they don't stay at a crossfit gym for long.

What ultimately...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-23-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,156
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
You're welcome. Just being honest. While...

You're welcome.

Just being honest. While the above pics show you've clearly been busting your ass (pun intended) in your other pics it looks like you've been training the rest of your body hard...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-23-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,372
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Haha! Well, I mix them with orange juice,...

Haha!

Well, I mix them with orange juice, powdered milk, honey and a banana, among other things.

Once I blend it all together, it tastes great.

Tried making the same shake with hard...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,156
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Checked out some of your other photobucket pics...

Checked out some of your other photobucket pics too.

Gotta say your upper back, arms and quads are looking pretty impressive too. Lookin' very strong. Nice work.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-23-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,372
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
It's an old Steve Reeves recipe and it works...

It's an old Steve Reeves recipe and it works IMO.

I'm told raw eggs aren't exactly safe though so I don't indulge in them as often as I used to.

But still drink 'em from time to time.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
I've heard the exact same thing from others. ...

I've heard the exact same thing from others.

Like Steve said, I wish the study would have included guys who did full body for a year or more, then switch to splits.

It's possible that they...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-22-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,372
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Yeah I start everyday with 4 eggs. Often raw and...

Yeah I start everyday with 4 eggs. Often raw and mixed into a shake. Bad idea I know because of Salmonella risk but raw eggs mixed with orange juice, honey, banana and powdered milk is delicious IMO.
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 07-22-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Did it say anywhere how long this study lasted? ...

Did it say anywhere how long this study lasted?


Last year I did full body for several months.

I feel like I gained some more size. However, the longer I did full body, the harder it was...
Forum: Training Resources 07-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,315
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
' ...and ignorance about food maybe. ...

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...and ignorance about food maybe.

I used to think that the only way get enough protein/ calories was to be CONSTANTLY be eating.


Eventually I figured out how to knock out a good...
Forum: Video Compilations 07-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 40,008
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Great vid. With these guys, sometimes I...

Great vid.

With these guys, sometimes I think that "try harder" is just code talk for "take drugs." Here's how I think their mind works.


A. They assume that everyone knows they are on juice...
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 07-06-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By Call_Me_Ishmael
Avocados soaked in vinegar sprinkled with Tony...

Avocados soaked in vinegar sprinkled with Tony Chachere seasoning.
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