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Old 10-24-2008, 08:56 AM   #1
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Hey, thought I'd introduce myself. I'm a beginner lookin' to get big and strong, drinking my milk and doing my squats.

I used to do crossfit until I rightly decided I just wasn't strong enough...I have a feeling there are more than a few people out there like that.

I've also done martial arts and personal protection training for a number of years, and its something I'm as interested in talking to people about, especially if they have different backgrounds and experiences. I also drink a lot of craft beer. Sorry this isn't more thrilling to read, its early in the morning. - Nick
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:26 AM   #2
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Nick,
Welcome aboard.

I came from crossfit as well. I've now morphed into an axe weilding olympic lifter wannabe.

Don't forget your deadlifts and your overheads. Squatting's great, but throw in some pullin' and some pressin' and you'll get strong for sure.

All the best,
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:30 AM   #3
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Beer is Paleo and Zone approved on these boards. Welcome.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:51 AM   #4
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Beer is Paleo and Zone approved on these boards. Welcome.
I wish I knew that before now!!!!!

What about Pizza?
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:53 PM   #5
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Welcome to the board. Be careful you may not want to go back to just 3/1 CF WOD's ever again!
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:27 PM   #6
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Oh I do all the pressin', too. I'm a Rippetoe guy, I guess (I really hate saying I follow any one particular person, which is why I'm not on the CF board much...)

And Beer makes you strong, at least makes you think you are. Allen, I live in Alexandria, where you at in VA?
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Old 10-24-2008, 07:17 PM   #7
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Welcome to be board nick. Beer gives you super human strength.

Mike, I thought only Guiness was Paleo/Zone on these boards.
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Old 10-24-2008, 07:28 PM   #8
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Welcome to the boards..... im waiting for Gant to pop in and say that Breyers is paleo and zone friendly also.
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Old 10-25-2008, 06:52 AM   #9
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I wish I knew that before now!!!!!

What about Pizza?
You could make a cheese free pizza with little more than a fire hardened stick and some rocks if you really wanted to which makes it a paleo food as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 10-25-2008, 09:31 AM   #10
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Life without pizza, beer, burgers, and the occasional bowl of ice cream is a life not worth living. At least living for very long.
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