Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-01-2014, 07:34 PM  
penguinz penguinz is offline
MVP
 
penguinz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Casino cash: $40620
*.* 2014 General Fitness Thread *.*

Welcome to 2014! Now get your ass in top physical condition!

No one else started it so here it is!

**From the 2013 Thread**

If you want to get back into lifting, or need a new lifting routine, START HERE:

http://startingstrength.wikia.com/wi...inner_Programs

If you have questions about the SS programs, look here:

http://startingstrength.wikia.com/wiki/FAQ

Keep in mind that you're a novice lifter for a longer period of time than you think you are. Novice lifting can last anywhere from a few months to a year or two, depending on how hard you hit the weights and where you started.

Once you've reached the point where you don't make regular progress on the SS program, you are ready to move on to the intermediate stage, which can last you for a good number of years. Find it HERE:

http://madcow.hostzi.com/5x5_Program/Linear_5x5.htm

If you're a very advanced lifter (many, many years of CONSISTENT weight training), then there are lot of programs out there, and which one you pick is simply a matter of preference. If you're really that advanced, you should know what works for you and what doesn't by this point.
Posts: 7,632
penguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitellipenguinz 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelli
 
Old 04-06-2014, 12:56 AM   #1156
Silock Silock is offline
MVP
 
Silock's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Overland Park
Casino cash: $10936
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChiefsOne View Post
No you don't have to do Crossfit to get in shape and look good. I know the guy pretty well and what all he's accomplished. He's probably had some of the best trainers in the world for many years. That says a lot.
That's fine. But there are a lot of factors that go into that. Could be commitment. Could be mindset. Could be a warped perception due to time. Could be that he's absolutely right.

For instance, I'm in the best shape of my life right now, and I'm 33. I don't do Crossfit. Does that invalidate my experience? Of course not. I'm not invalidating his, either. I know scientifically that I'm faster, stronger, and have more endurance than the last time I was "at my peak." There are times that I don't "feel" that way, but I have the numbers to back up that even though I may feel slow or fast on some days, I know what the actual numbers are, so I can accurately gauge my relative fitness.

Anecdotally, I have a few friends that do Crossfit, as well. Their gym doesn't suck (ie high reps with bad form for everything), but I'm still in better shape than they are. They take it seriously, and go 5 times a week. And I'm still stronger and faster with more endurance. Again, that isn't meant to invalidate what they do or say that my way is better.

All I'm trying to say is that there are many ways to achieve a goal. For me, Crossfit is way too expensive and way too "vague" in its goals (in addition to the added danger factor). Your mileage may vary. But Crossfit certainly isn't the only way to be strong and fit, even in a generalist sense.
Posts: 17,607
Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.Silock threw an interception on a screen pass.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 08:45 AM   #1157
Pasta Giant Meatball Pasta Giant Meatball is offline
Hungry?
 
Pasta Giant Meatball's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: U.S.A.
Casino cash: $18135
It also turns u into a douche bag
Posts: 33,072
Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.Pasta Giant Meatball is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 08:48 AM   #1158
htismaqe htismaqe is offline
What? What?
 
htismaqe's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Chiefsplanet
Casino cash: $8834
Quote:
Originally Posted by teedubya View Post
Does anyone in here box or punch on bags? My upper body is so sore afterwards... must be good for me. heh
Most people here probably just punch their TVs.
Posts: 61,900
htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.htismaqe is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 12:25 PM   #1159
Simply Red Simply Red is offline
You seem nice.
 
Simply Red's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Out of the office
Casino cash: $2016451096
VARSITY
have any of you tried to free base and crossfit, together? shit is tight!
__________________
Adopt a Chuefs:

Jeff Linkenbach
Sean Smith
Frank Zombo
X Factor 'Ty' Superfan
Posts: 43,924
Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.Simply Red is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 01:32 PM   #1160
lewdog lewdog is offline
KC Chiefs....so much lol
 
lewdog's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Valley of the hot as ****
Casino cash: $25820
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simply Red View Post
have any of you tried to free base and crossfit, together? shit is tight!
Get the **** back in the fashion thread, n00b!
__________________




Quote:
Lewdog's record in Royals game threads: 11-9.
Posts: 15,963
lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 02:29 PM   #1161
Saccopoo Saccopoo is offline
Know your role...
 
Saccopoo's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Zion
Casino cash: $9983
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silock View Post
That's fine. But there are a lot of factors that go into that. Could be commitment. Could be mindset. Could be a warped perception due to time. Could be that he's absolutely right.

For instance, I'm in the best shape of my life right now, and I'm 33. I don't do Crossfit. Does that invalidate my experience? Of course not. I'm not invalidating his, either. I know scientifically that I'm faster, stronger, and have more endurance than the last time I was "at my peak." There are times that I don't "feel" that way, but I have the numbers to back up that even though I may feel slow or fast on some days, I know what the actual numbers are, so I can accurately gauge my relative fitness.

Anecdotally, I have a few friends that do Crossfit, as well. Their gym doesn't suck (ie high reps with bad form for everything), but I'm still in better shape than they are. They take it seriously, and go 5 times a week. And I'm still stronger and faster with more endurance. Again, that isn't meant to invalidate what they do or say that my way is better.

All I'm trying to say is that there are many ways to achieve a goal. For me, Crossfit is way too expensive and way too "vague" in its goals (in addition to the added danger factor). Your mileage may vary. But Crossfit certainly isn't the only way to be strong and fit, even in a generalist sense.
I'm curious, what are your goals? You are obviously a really big numbers guy as it relates to your workout, so what is it that you are attempting to attain?

Crossfit seems to have certain goals as it relates to improvement of numbers/time on the repetitions and exercises. They even have established a end "game"/contest/competition where these goals are rewarded and judged against other competitors. That definitely doesn't seem like a vague end goal by any means.

Anywho, it's interesting to see the rapid development and popularity of Crossfit. I was wondering why all these people in the gym were doing these plyometric type of exercises, and it seems that Crossfit incorporates this concept into their routine along with Olympic style burst strength lifting and body weight burst/strength exercises.

I'm trying to figure out which is the chicken and which is the egg in terms of who came up with this type of workout. It seems that the guy at Gym Jones and the guy at Crossfit seem to have put this together at the same time. (For those not familiar, Gym Jones is the guy/gym/program that trained the actors and stunt guys for the movie 300, Captain America, Thor and officially trains Seal and Special Ops military teams for the Department of Defense.) They seem similar although Crossfit has taken off nationally whereas Gym Jones seems content to be a uber-level private workout facility/program/concept.

Anyway, I digress.

I throw some stuff in like Crossfit does in my own routines once I'm up and running so I'm kinda usually doing stuff like that anyway. I'm not sure about the timed Olympic style lifts though in the competitions, though the Crossfit Games themselves seem interesting.
Posts: 10,924
Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 02:41 PM   #1162
lewdog lewdog is offline
KC Chiefs....so much lol
 
lewdog's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Valley of the hot as ****
Casino cash: $25820
I'll get in the homo phase with these pictures.

I'm still cutting a bit. Last place to always lose for me is dem love handles. LOL.

 photo 3f920c43-d625-4e16-be8f-676dede00150.jpg
__________________




Quote:
Lewdog's record in Royals game threads: 11-9.
Posts: 15,963
lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 03:03 PM   #1163
Saccopoo Saccopoo is offline
Know your role...
 
Saccopoo's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Zion
Casino cash: $9983
Quote:
Originally Posted by lewdog View Post
I'll get in the homo phase with these pictures.

I'm still cutting a bit. Last place to always lose for me is dem love handles. LOL.

 photo 3f920c43-d625-4e16-be8f-676dede00150.jpg
Homo.
Posts: 10,924
Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 03:04 PM   #1164
Saccopoo Saccopoo is offline
Know your role...
 
Saccopoo's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Zion
Casino cash: $9983
Back and shoulder looks thick bro. Nice job.
Posts: 10,924
Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.Saccopoo has parlayed a career as a truck driver into debt free trailer and jon boat ownership.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 05:42 PM   #1165
luv luv is offline
Can you feel?
 
luv's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Springfield, MO
Casino cash: $9224
How do you all buy shirts that fit you?
__________________
It's never too late to become the person you were meant to be.
Posts: 59,837
luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.luv is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 05:48 PM   #1166
ChiefsOne ChiefsOne is offline
Veteran
 
ChiefsOne's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Springfield, MO
Casino cash: $6355
Quote:
Originally Posted by Saccopoo View Post
I'm trying to figure out which is the chicken and which is the egg in terms of who came up with this type of workout. It seems that the guy at Gym Jones and the guy at Crossfit seem to have put this together at the same time. (For those not familiar, Gym Jones is the guy/gym/program that trained the actors and stunt guys for the movie 300, Captain America, Thor and officially trains Seal and Special Ops military teams for the Department of Defense.) They seem similar although Crossfit has taken off nationally whereas Gym Jones seems content to be a uber-level private workout facility/program/concept.
I'm not sure, never looked in to it. I was first exposed to HIT (high intensity training) in 1986, full body, none stop work. I've done many variations throughout the years. CF has taken some of this and incorporated Olympics lifts. They've also evolved during the past 6 years that I have been doing it as well.
Posts: 2,186
ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.ChiefsOne is not part of the Right 53.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 05:55 PM   #1167
Count Alex's Losses Count Alex's Losses is online now
Banned
 
Count Alex's Losses's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2002
Casino cash: $40158
Quote:
Originally Posted by luv View Post
How do you all buy shirts that fit you?
I walk into the store and pick out a medium shirt.
Posts: 172,295
Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 06:08 PM   #1168
lewdog lewdog is offline
KC Chiefs....so much lol
 
lewdog's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Valley of the hot as ****
Casino cash: $25820
Quote:
Originally Posted by Douche Baggins View Post
I walk into the store and pick out a medium shirt.
Medium brah?

I'm 5'7" and wear L-XL. And I ain't that big.
__________________




Quote:
Lewdog's record in Royals game threads: 11-9.
Posts: 15,963
lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 06:31 PM   #1169
Count Alex's Losses Count Alex's Losses is online now
Banned
 
Count Alex's Losses's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2002
Casino cash: $40158
Quote:
Originally Posted by lewdog View Post
Medium brah?

I'm 5'7" and wear L-XL. And I ain't that big.
I have a 32-inch waist. Only fatties wear size L.
Posts: 172,295
Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.Count Alex's Losses is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Old 04-06-2014, 06:34 PM   #1170
lewdog lewdog is offline
KC Chiefs....so much lol
 
lewdog's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Valley of the hot as ****
Casino cash: $25820
Quote:
Originally Posted by Douche Baggins View Post
I have a 32-inch waist. Only fatties wear size L.


Damn, teach me the ways of getting swole with a 6-pack master. You teach, I will listen.
__________________




Quote:
Lewdog's record in Royals game threads: 11-9.
Posts: 15,963
lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.lewdog is obviously part of the inner Circle.
 
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:09 PM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.