Even though I go to crossfit now, I still feel like kind of a loner when I'm lifting. Sure, cross fit does some heavy lifts, but I have been practicing starting strength since July and have been making some slow gains. I go to my local YMCA to do... (more)
Hello, I'm a former gym-rat-cardio-queen with a bike problem. Over the past 8 months or so I've been learning to let go of cardio conditioning, have learned how to lift heavy weights, and have joined crossfit. My current routine goes like this:... (more)
So I have gone from 315-266/265. I stay in this range without much effort. But I have been reading a lot and it's confusing as to which advice to take and which not to since I'm 266 lbs and not thin. I was listening to Robb Wolff, and he said... (more)
After a three week break from lifting and ordering Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe (which won't arrive until August 14), I've made up my own routine that I will start tomorrow. Are there any experienced lifters out there who can provide some... (more)
I've been doing Starting Strength regularly (sometimes just 2x per week) for 5.5 months. I've seen huge gains and am extremely happy with the program. My question is whether I should move on to a new/more advanced program, add in my own assortment... (more)
Don't go the crossfit route unless it is a really good CF gym. I recommend add in hill springs or regular sprints as a HIIT 2x a week and you should see some cardio improvements.
I've been paleo for several months and am now at a healthy scale weight (female, 5'6", 135lb). I don't look the way I'd like and a friend recommended weight training to get the muscle definition I want. I'm planning on starting Sarting Strength on... (more)