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Forum: Nutrition 03-06-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 25,825
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Creatine Question

Hello Everyone

I'd been supplementing with Creatine HCL for about five months (continuous, no cycling).

I like the supplement very much - have experienced no adverse side affects. I've gained lean...
Forum: Nutrition 05-27-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,681
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Pre Workout

Thanks guys
Forum: Nutrition 05-23-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,681
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Pre Workout

Hi

Does anyone take a pre-workout supplement / drink? If so, any recommendations? If not, why not?

As far as supplementation goes, I take fish oil, Vitamin D and a whey isolate shake post...
Forum: Injuries 02-19-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,173
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Psychological impact of an injury

Thanks for the advice and your time Sean. In six weeks time I plan on starting to lift again (very lightly) and then increase the weight incrementally by 10% from week to week. If I can lift without...
Forum: Injuries 02-14-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,173
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Psychological impact of an injury

I hurt my wrist almost a year ago today - just before the Open. Last year I had two cortisone shots into the joint. The first one lasted two months. Pain came back. The second one lasted six months....
Forum: Exercises 08-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,387
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Strength Program

Sorry if I wasn't clear...generally Mark - deadlifts, squats, presses and so forth.
Forum: Exercises 08-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,387
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Strength Program

Hi All

I want to work on some strength training for awhile - leave CrossFit for a couple of months - maybe until January next year. Which programs are really effective for building strength? I'm...
Forum: Exercises 07-21-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Bar drifting away from my body

Thanks everyone for the help. This week at our box we're conncentrating on cleans as part of our skill programming. I'm going to follow your advice and see what happens - I'm sure there will be some...
Forum: Exercises 07-16-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Bar drifting away from my body

So I've been told that when I perform a clean, clean and jerk or snatch for that matter the bar drifts away from my body as opposed to being flush against my thights, hips and so on on the way up. I...
Forum: Nutrition 06-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,660
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Recovery Question

Troy, thanks.

I've taken this week off just to rest a bit. I'm not feeling exhausted but just tired from time-to-time during a heavy workout - like I know I can lift heavier but just am not able to...
Forum: Nutrition 06-23-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,660
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Recovery Question

Appreciate the response everyone.
Forum: Nutrition 06-21-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,660
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Recovery Question

Thanks guys for responding.

Regarding the Omega-3s:

EPA = 800mg
DHA = 600mg

Vit D3 = 5000iu per day

I go to bed early (9:00pm) but get up early too (4:30am). That's seven and a half hours sleep....
Forum: Nutrition 06-20-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,660
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Recovery Question

I'm 42 and have been doing CrossFit for about a year. I train 6 days a week but 2 out of those 6 days are relatively easy and low key - nothing hectic - we work on learning a new skill and on...
Forum: Exercises 06-13-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Hypermobile

Got it - thank you
Forum: Exercises 06-12-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Hypermobile

Thx for the response.

I have seen KS's episode on the hypermobile athlete. I'm not sure that I understand 100% what he's getting at though. Is he saying I shouldn't work mobility with a band and...
Forum: Exercises 06-11-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Hypermobile

I've been told that I'm hypermobile (by my biokineticist). This was news to me especially since I struggle to squat below parallel (which assume is because of tight hips, calves and inadequate...
Forum: Exercises 06-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,199
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Weak Lower Body

Guys,

Thanks for the quick response and advice - appreciate it.
Forum: Exercises 06-06-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,199
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Smile Weak Lower Body

I've been doing CF for a year now and love it. I've pretty much always done some form of exercise so I didn't come off of a bad base - I'm relatively fit and have good upper body and core strength....
Forum: Injuries 05-23-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,706
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Thumb & Wrist Pain - Another Thread

I have been struggling with a wrist injury for the last three months. It was initially diagnosed as tendinosis - I rested it and had physio for weeks without any significant improvement. I eventually...
Forum: Exercises 05-10-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,352
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Deadlift - correct form

Thanks Eric - this is useful advice.
Forum: Exercises 05-09-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,352
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Deadlift - correct form

Question:

When doing a deadlift should your hips be fairly low (like almost in a squat position) making it much more of a leg exercise or should your hips be slighly higher / raised (you'll probably...
Forum: Injuries 04-05-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,088
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Cortizone for wrist - advice please

Steven and Richard

Thought I would let you know what transpired with the Doc. You were both pretty much spot on.

So, the diagnosis (according to the Doc) is tendonitis that has progressed to...
Forum: Injuries 04-03-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,088
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Re: Cortizone for wrist - advice please

Thanks Richard for your reply.

The initial injury was acute - heavy KBS during a WOD. That same night my wrist ached - kept me up all night. The next morning I took an anti-inflammatory. For the...
Forum: Injuries 04-02-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,088
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Cortizone for wrist - advice please

I posted about this a couple of weeks back. I have tendonitis in my wrist from heavy kettle bell swings. Got the injury mid-February. I had three weeks of active rest (where I lifted, pushed, pulled...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 03-26-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 55,037
Posted By Carmen Malcolm
Talking Re: What do you guys work as?

I'm a lawyer specialising in investment (asset) management
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