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Forum: Competitions 09-16-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,277
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Two old pop for dirty tests..

it is the athletes personal responsibility to know what medications/substances are banned.... there are many athletes to are subjected to a ban for taking a banned substance in ignorance.

it would...
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,624
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: If the USADA was involved in Crossfit drug testing

i would say i have no idea.. not really into making assumptions

h
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-18-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,101
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Special population

I am really impressed with the people at my box; CF Rocks .. i am carer for my brother ( now 60 yo) who has multiple disabilities resulting from brain damage during the birth process; right side...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-14-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

that is great news JT.. keeping moving is half the battle.

Have not been posting ( internet satellite problems :( . ) but I too have been moving.. yesterday re introduced wall balls to my...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-27-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 172,822
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2014 45-49 Fittest on the Planet goal

I had tears in my eyes watching my CF mentor Matt Swift win the 45-49 masters. Matt is a most amazing CF coach and runs an awesome box in Brisbane Australia. CF Brisbane. He is one of the godfathers...
Forum: Competitions 05-30-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 490,089
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

as others have said that is part of team work... the art of teamwork is to have a members who can complement each others strengths and weaknesses and to also have the ability to be a champion Team...
Forum: Competitions 05-29-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 490,089
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

well the pacofic regionals have co9mee and gone. I have embarrassed myself while watching CrossFit Rocks Team competing in event 7 by yelling so loudly that my neighbours phobed to ask if I was...
Forum: Starting 05-26-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,741
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Overweight/Obese & Crossfit

welcome!

let us know how that first WOD goes.

Helen
Forum: Workout Logs 05-26-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

:bowdown:

:bowdown:

H
Forum: Injuries 05-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,404
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Repetitive Stress Injuries

as a CFer much older than you are :o I can tell you that the good news is that with good care, proper diagnosis and rehabilitation work you can keep doing crossfit.. however you need to become very...
Forum: Competitions 05-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 77,546
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Is Rich Froning the next Lance Armstrong?

it continues to be a source of irritation to me that the legitimacy of a female athletes ability and success remains tied to her physical appearance. Way back inthe day Billie Jean King was roundly...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

JT you are having a rough time of it..time for MRI perhaps?

H
Forum: Workout Logs 05-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Back to the WOD life.
Monday18 may
5 rounds for time:
10 Squat Snatch, 12.5kg
30 seconds chin over bar
10 Squat Snatch, 12.5kg
60 seconds plank hold

time: 30m35s
Forum: Competitions 05-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 77,546
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Is Rich Froning the next Lance Armstrong?

thankyou for your reply.. you were far more polite than i could have been :D

I am constantly astonished at the criticism of female athletes who are muscular, in particular from the "not being a...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-16-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

big lesson learned last weekend. Sunday spent close to 4 sublime hours on my beloved JD tractore slashing the dead heads in the pasture. Perfect autumn day..blue sky, the barest hint of a breeze,...
Forum: Exercises 05-04-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,499
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: right foot turning out more in squats/squat cleans, also right leg hurting while walking

this above... while there is piriformis involvement the cause/effect aspects need to be assessed.

H
Forum: Workout Logs 05-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

still moving..sometimes free of pain sometimes not. Have successfully resumed rowing ( with restraint) and some skipping using the cushioning section of the lifting platform .
due to satellite...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-04-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

I think the words "get thee to thy chiropractor" are important. do not let whatever is going on cause collateral damage as so often happens.

Good Luck

helen
Forum: Workout Logs 04-13-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Still here:
tuesday 31/3:
20 min airbike

Wednesday: 1/4 ( cannot believe it is actually April where is this year going?)
walk: 25 min power walk
warm Up
20m jog clockwise
20m jog anticlockwise
20 m...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-04-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,822
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: COPD and CrossFit

this article may be a good start

https://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/exerciseforpersonswithcopd.pdf
( family and workplace safe)

H
Forum: Workout Logs 03-30-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Monday :23/3
Monday: day of horror

walk, warm up
4 rounds:
1 wall walk both with and without whimpering because I am a whimp.
6 ring rows
10 box step ups
40 single skips
100m power walk
Forum: Injuries 03-28-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,387
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Forum: Starting 03-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,850
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: How far do you drive to the box?

75mins each way ( ah the total joy of rural living !!!!! )

H
Forum: Workout Logs 03-25-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 1,838,273
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

hi all,

glad to see you all still up at at it with living!!!!

Have been busy getting my pesky back into some sort of functional order..with reasonable success.

Concentrating on improving the hip...
Forum: Injuries 03-21-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,387
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Weird red spots around my eyes

i had to grin when i read this.. guess i have been watching too many shows starring coroners..my first thought was petechiae and instantly thought of several dire life threatening causes ......

but...
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