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Old 08-18-2007, 02:43 PM   #21
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When I say CrossFit, I mean following the WOD from the main site. I train CrossFit in the early AM, then head off to work as a Network Engineer (sedentary), and then train BJJ 3-4 times a week and Thai Kickboxing 2-3 time a week in the evenings. Saturday is the real ball buster day of MMA @ 8:30, Thai Boxing @ 10, and BJJ from 11-1.

I do find myself in a state of overtraining from time to time, so I have switched from the "Gracie Diet" to the Paleo Diet in an effort to aid in recovery.
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Old 08-20-2007, 07:13 AM   #22
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Rob, I was referring to the CF main site WOD in my last post. Nutrition is going to be uber-important if that's your preferred training schedule. What's your sleep schedule like? Sleep quality?
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:08 AM   #23
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Sleep has been an issue for me for as long as I can remember. I'm lucky to get 5-6 hours a night. On the "over training days" I sometimes crash immediately after work for 15 hours...

Any ideas on improving that? I'm able to get to bed early, just a restless mind keeps me up. I've tried melatonin (nothing) and even Tylenol PM when I was desperate (I hate taking medicine) to no avail.
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Old 08-20-2007, 02:26 PM   #24
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"Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, & Survival" by: Wiley & Formby. pretty much the sleep bible 'round here.

cut out tv before bed (unless you already have). try some dark orange/reddish candles before bedtime to get your body all mellowed for a good nights sleep. get your room REAL dark, so can't even see your hand in front of your face.

restless mind from work or just in general??
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Old 08-20-2007, 06:37 PM   #25
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Cool, thanks for the tips and I will look into the book.

Restless mind from work, training, tournament poker, you name it! It doesn't really have any sort of rhyme or reason, I just toss and turn. I do watch TV for a couple hours before bed. It's really the only time I have to watch it, but I can just kill the TV and save the cash...
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Old 08-21-2007, 09:49 PM   #26
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" ....get your room REAL dark, so can't even see your hand in front of your face..."

I found this to be very useful over time.

I even considered covering the tritium sigts on my .45

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Old 08-22-2007, 08:40 AM   #27
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Going out to buy the book this afternoon. I have already darkened the bedroom to nearly 100% (just a sliver around the window..) and tried knocking off earlier than normal.

Thanks for the input guys.
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so if you go to www.kaitlinyoung.com you can see HER caveman training...

omg i so can't wait for her to beat the shit out of gina carano on the 31st
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so if you go to www.kaitlinyoung.com you can see HER caveman training...

omg i so can't wait for her to beat the shit out of gina carano on the 31st
Go Gina!
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Go Gina!
She's goin' down!!!

Interesting piece:
http://www.fightergirls.com/news.asp?ID=164
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