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Forum: Exercises 10-17-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,859
Posted By David Secondino
Need some advice here. How much of your BW...

Need some advice here. How much of your BW should you be able to shoulder press (not push press) before you start trying HSPUs? My problem is that I weigh (a slowly decreasing) 290 lb. When doing...
Forum: Exercises 08-30-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,897
Posted By David Secondino
Thanks all, as a continuation, before last nights...

Thanks all, as a continuation, before last nights workout, I ran by Wal-Mart, intending to buy an Ace wrap. I found a pretty high tech ankle brace, with steel springs down both sides, double velcro...
Forum: Exercises 08-24-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,897
Posted By David Secondino
Thanks for the suggestions. I will try the step...

Thanks for the suggestions. I will try the step down technique next time, and also try taping my ankles (and maybe my knees). I am currently using a 12" box (this is as low as my box will go), but...
Forum: Exercises 08-23-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,897
Posted By David Secondino
Are there any good substitutes for Box jumps? I...

Are there any good substitutes for Box jumps? I keep injuring my ankle every time I do them (from the impact). I'm thinking that as my weight drops, I will have less of an issue, but right now, I...
Forum: Starting 08-09-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,871
Posted By David Secondino
Total weight. Just use your Oly bar.

Total weight. Just use your Oly bar.
Forum: Injuries 08-04-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,555
Posted By David Secondino
Recently I seemed to have developed a persistent...

Recently I seemed to have developed a persistent ache on the interior of my right ankle, just under the "knot" of the ankle bones. This hurts the worst after extended runs, but also acts up under...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,573
Posted By David Secondino
Alright, I give up! Whats an IF diet? (And yes,...

Alright, I give up! Whats an IF diet? (And yes, I checked the FAQ first!)
Forum: Starting 07-31-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,962
Posted By David Secondino
OK, I get that, but I was doing the scaled Candy....

OK, I get that, but I was doing the scaled Candy. My problem is that my max pushups is only around 8, so if I need to do 13 (the proscribed number for the Puppy workout), I am by definition going to...
Forum: Starting 07-31-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,962
Posted By David Secondino
Maybe someone can explain to me how to avoid what...

Maybe someone can explain to me how to avoid what happened to me with yesterday's WOD. Recall that Friday's workout was "Candy", with lots of pushups. Unfortunately, I am not yet that good at...
Forum: Fitness 07-27-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,457
Posted By David Secondino
Adam, I'm still a Crossfit beginner, but...

Adam,
I'm still a Crossfit beginner, but I do know a bit about the trades. You do need to understand that, given current OSHA regulation, you will only rarely need to lift/carry more than 50...
Forum: Starting 07-14-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,155
Posted By David Secondino
Oh man, I can't believe how bad I did on Linda. ...

Oh man, I can't believe how bad I did on Linda. I guessed that I could do 50% scaling, but I found that I'm not even that strong. I felt like I was right on the verge of injury with my 75% body...
Forum: Starting 07-12-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,427
Posted By David Secondino
Oh, I forgot to add that, at least from Iron...

Oh, I forgot to add that, at least from Iron Woody, they don't come with instructions. They do, however, have special liability insurance covering "slingshot through the ceiling" accidents.
Forum: Starting 07-12-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,427
Posted By David Secondino
Thanks for the kind words, everyone. Adam's...

Thanks for the kind words, everyone. Adam's suggestion worked perfectly. Hopefully I will have some bands to sell in a few months!:biggrin:
Forum: Starting 07-10-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,427
Posted By David Secondino
Because I am having problems with pullups, I...

Because I am having problems with pullups, I bought some bands from Iron Woody (their assisted pullup package) and they just arrived today. So, I take out the biggest one, go to the pullup bar, loop...
Forum: Starting 07-03-2006, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By David Secondino
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Starting 07-03-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By David Secondino
Two newbie questions: I have a real weakness...

Two newbie questions: I have a real weakness doing pullups. Is there some sort of program I should do to build up my back strength instead of doing the WOD? I am currently doing jumping PUs, and...
Forum: Starting 07-03-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By David Secondino
:blush: Well, that was easy. When I went to look...

:blush: Well, that was easy. When I went to look after your message, I almost missed it again. Very well camoflaged!

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I appreciate the help.
Forum: Starting 07-03-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By David Secondino
I apologize in advance for jumping on someone...

I apologize in advance for jumping on someone elses topic, but I don't seem to be able to start a new topic. Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong?

(Message edited by Deejay on July 03,...
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