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  1. 11 days straight of Crossfit ... ;-( but a cheat

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    Tom
    , April 27th, 2016 at 01:24 PM
    11 days straight of Crossfit ... ;-( but a cheat ... my body is totally sore ... minor injury to my elbow
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  2. 9 days straight of Crossfit

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    Tom
    , April 25th, 2016 at 08:08 PM
    OK ... my entire body is sore ... esp my legs. I feel strong but tired and really hungry all the time which has been leading to cheats on the maintenance part of the diet.

    I am looking forward to may 1st and will be recording all my food and exercises and stuff ... maybe not the whole workout but some of it.
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  3. Created my youtube channel

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    Tom
    , April 20th, 2016 at 11:08 AM
    OK first step done ... I have created a youtube channel to document my progress.

    A few caveats. 1) I will drink coffee 2) I will use up to 2 protein shakes per day 3) I will weigh myself daily for documentation purposes ... I dont recommend #3 for anyone but feel that I want to show the progress of my weight. I will also wear the same clothes to see how they fit.

    As far as my body type goes .. I am quite stocky. I bulk up muscularly much easier than I ...
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  4. Weight gained doing crossfit

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    Tom
    , April 18th, 2016 at 06:25 AM
    So since doing crossfit I have gained a total of 30 lbs. Now while I think much of it was muscle, I also think at least 10 lbs of that was fat. I am not sure of the ratio but my pants are a tab bit tighter. 20 lbs seems like a lot of muscle to gain, however I was never doing back or leg exercises and they are big muscle groups so I am thinking that I went from no leg muscle to fairly strong leg and back muscles ... that could be 20 lbs I definitely look more fit now than i did when I started. ...
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  5. Heading to crossfit now wish me luck

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    Tom
    , April 6th, 2016 at 07:20 AM
    Heading out now ... wish me luck

    Today’s Workout:

    • 5 sets of 2 rounds. Rest 2 min after each set – “Mt. Rushmore”
      • 8 Dumbell Snatch (Sx = 30#/20# – Rx = 50#/35# – CRx = 70#/50#)
      • 9 Box Jumps (Sx = 20″/18″ – Rx = 24″/20″)
      • 10 Toes To Bar

    • Finisher – Partner Alternating – 5 Rounds Each of 100ft Farmers Carry as heavy as possible.
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  6. Crossfit

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    Tom
    , April 4th, 2016 at 03:04 PM
    Today’s Workout:

    • EMOM10 – 1 Clean – Start @ 80% of 1RM. From this day forward, if you see the word “clean” by itself, you must squat it.
    • Conditioning – For Time – “The Lime and The Coconut”
      • 100 Double Unders (Sx = 2 min of attempts)
      • 2 Cleans (Sx = 95#/65# – Rx = 135#/95# – CRx = 185#/125#)
      • 80 Double Unders (Sx = 90 sec of attempts)
      • 4 Cleans
      • 60 Double Unders (Sx = 1 min of attempts)
      • 6 Cleans
      • 40 Double Unders (Sx = 45 sec of attempts)
      • 8 Cleans
      • 20 Double
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  7. Crossfit

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    Tom
    , April 1st, 2016 at 10:19 AM
    So started Crossfit in Oct and am totally adicted to it. I am in the best shape I have been in my life.


    Todays workout:


    • Strength – 5 x 3 Back Squat – All sets should be performed between 80-85%. – 15 min. Last Back Squat 5 x 5 on 02/23. You should go heavier across all sets.
    • Conditioning – 5RFT – Time Cap – 25 minutes
      • 10 Box Jumps (Sx = 20″/18″ – Rx = 24″/20″)
      • 10 Chest To Bar Pull Ups (Sx = Banded Chest To
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  8. Guess who's back!

    by , January 25th, 2016 at 08:34 AM
    I seem to appear once every couple of years, although low-carb still seems to be a dominant part of my life.

    I can't believe it's been over 10 years since I first gave Atkins a go and got down to 134 lbs. I wish I still had that willpower sometimes, it seemed so easy back then.

    Last summer I lost 25 lbs, got pregnant (with twins!) via IVF, and I was happy.

    Then I lost my little babies and I've just tumbled off the wagon. But, amazingly I haven't gained all ...
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  9. That's all you got, b*tch?

    by , July 30th, 2015 at 08:53 AM
    17 days after my last blog post, my husband passed away. It was the start of a very directionless period. First, I refused to grieve, because I wanted to stay strong for the kids. Then, more family members died, and I began a period of subsumed grief - keeping the painful emotions inside and eating the pain away.

    Even then, the most damage I did was leveling off at 140, which is not a terrible weight for me. Or, wouldn't have been, except I had hernia surgery in late December and ...
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  10. figured it out, finally !!

    by , April 21st, 2015 at 08:02 PM
    After over ten years here, on and off low carb dozens of times. I finally figured out what works for me !! I started again on March 16 at 251.5 and lost for a while and then stalled for nine days and could not get it to budge. I was not eating any cheats, I was eating measured protein, as I had read too much protein when you are glucose intolerant can act the same as sugar or carbs. I finally read some more and found out I was still eating twice the protein a day I should, I got on fit day and ...
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