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Forum: Competitions 06-02-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 75,258
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

This. We as athletes need to take responsibility for our mobility, stability, movement quality, and the injuries we suffer. There is nothing wrong with the programming or the ring dip movement.
Forum: Competitions 06-01-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 75,258
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

My hypothesis is that women naturally tend to have a greater amount of mobility in their shoulder. Especially Internal rotation and Extension. Which allows them to establish a healthier position in...
Forum: Competitions 05-30-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 75,258
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

Guys here is the article I wrote and my thoughts on the situation.

Work-family...
Forum: Competitions 05-30-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 75,258
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

There is nothing inherently dangerous about Event 2 or inherently dangerous about the Ring Dip. 45 ring dips on the first day of competition is a very manageable amount and relatively low volume....
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,431
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Assault Air Runner

My gym has 4 of them. Its a solid machine. I would 100% rather run outside though. From my experience (and other athletes at my gym), it takes longer to run a set distance on the Air Runner vs it...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-30-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 161,868
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2014 45-49 Fittest on the Planet goal

Vic, sorry to see that you're dealing with some injuries and not competing this year man.

I'm not meaning to spam your thread, just trying to offer my help.

I am a PT located in Sorrento Valley,...
Forum: Competitions 02-24-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 75,258
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

Hey guys, Just wanted to share with you a movement prep video I put together for 17.1. Its focused at helping you feel your best when you take on 17.1!

I'm not trying to solicit anything, just...
Forum: Injuries 01-23-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,664
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Beating the Plantar Fasciitis Dead Horse

Sorry to hear about your issues, PF is never fun!
Here are a few recommendations:
1) Mobilize your ankle into Dorsiflexion. Without adequate DF you're stressing the Plantar fascia in a way it wasn't...
Forum: Injuries 01-22-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,707
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Coaching Athlete with Total Hip Replacement

how far out of surgery is he/she?
Forum: Injuries 01-13-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 17,176
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 10 Months Post Shoulder Surgury

Targeted Mobility to the positions you struggle to get into is where a lot of your focus needed to be right now. Mobilizing and then Stabilizing into the overhead position and bench press...
Forum: Nutrition 04-02-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,516
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Beta Alanine Issues

You may want to try spacing your doses out throughout the day, consuming just a small amount at a time. This may help.
Forum: Starting 03-21-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,216
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Need expert opinion on kids and squatting.

At 12 years old, the kid has lots and lots of growing to do. The best program Id say for him to start is just a linear progression...Increasing the demand (volume + intensity) by 5-10% at the...
Forum: Competitions 11-30-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,409
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Training styles

Here is a systematic review on using HR and HR Variability to monitor an over-reaching training response. Thought it may be of interest to you.

http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/42/9/709.full.pdf+html...
Forum: Injuries 11-17-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,157
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Low Back Pain

Find yourself a quality Physical therapist in your area, and let him look at you.

Lumbago is just a catch all term that means back pain. It really doesn't tell you much. Its a pretty common medical...
Forum: Injuries 09-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,790
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Golfers Elbow

Initial thing you need to do is stop doing things that aggravate it more, then get it calmed down and figure out why its happening. Elbow pain is usually caused by something up or down the chain,...
Forum: Exercises 09-08-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,603
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Using Assault Air Bike during classes

Use them much as you would use the rower. How you use them depends on the stimulus you are going for. Figure out your intended stimulus or the target goal for the programming and fit the AB...
Forum: Exercises 09-07-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,075
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Ice bath/cold soak - to do, or not to do?

Science doesn't support the use of cryotherapy (ice baths) for an increase in the speed of recovery.

I've never done one, and I never plan on ever doing one either. I wouldn't recommend doing it,...
Forum: Injuries 07-29-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,831
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Dealing with knee cartilage loss

Chris, I would definitely say no to surgery. The fact is this, orthopedic doctors/surgeons love surgery because thats what they get paid for. You are 40 y/o and extremely young for a TKA. If you...
Forum: Injuries 07-28-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,547
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Patella injury, what can i do?

If your PT has not examined or addressed your foot, hip, pelvis, or spine then try finding a different PT. A good PT will be able to help you out. You need to figure out what up or down the chain is...
Forum: Injuries 07-28-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,446
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: low back/pelvic pain

SI pain has a very distinctive pain pattern. If the pain isnt directly over your SI joint, then chances are its not SI pain. SI joint is essentially in the middle upper quadrant of your individual...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-28-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,591
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: Conditioning going backwards

have your benchmark tester times improved?
Forum: Competitions 05-31-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 472,576
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

If it is a partial AT tear, This one workout did not cause the injury alone. Achilles Tendon ruptures/injury's are most often a chronic overuse injury, that is the accumulation of many-many micro...
Forum: Exercises 05-05-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,854
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: right foot turning out more in squats/squat cleans, also right leg hurting while walking

I agree with the post above.

It's hard to dial in the issue through the internet. It could be a multitude of things causing the issue.

It could be one issue at a specific point up the chain From...
Forum: Nutrition 12-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,147
Posted By Michael E Tancini
Re: High calorie paleo meals?

Nuts, Sweet Potatoes, Oils, Coconut Butter, meat, avocados... just a few notables
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,697
Posted By Michael E Tancini
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