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Forum: Injuries 08-20-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,939
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: shoulder injury squat

So I checked out the safety squat bar from Rogue fitness. As mentioned quite pricey. According to the video it places the weight somewhere between a high-bar squat and a front squat. If it was...
Forum: Injuries 08-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,939
Posted By Dag Friedman
shoulder injury squat

So I injured my shoulder about 4-5 months ago. Originally I had not been able to squat at all due to the injury. About 1.5 months ago I discovered that I could front squat so now I front squat a...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

Well, thank you so much for your advice. It sounds like I should also talk to the coach since it sounds like its more involved then I actually originally thought. But it sounds like cutting down my...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

For the strength programming we have done a few different things. Currently we are lifting based on percentages of our one rep max. So for example today we will do bench press where the first...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

In reading the 5-3-1 which sounds like what we have done in the class, it sounds like I should only be exercising each major lift once a week. I know you said I could use the overhead squat and...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

What I have been doing is doing my strength workout like I listed above and then doing the strength workout with the class which includes all the usual lifts.
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

I have not looked into any of those things. Are they all things I can do outside of the wod? Since I workout with a group obviously I cannot change the programming for the wod itself.

I am...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

Really I have two goals. First is to get my legs stronger. I feel that I am having difficulty in the wod because a lack of leg strength. My benchpress is 235 but by back squat is only 200 when I...
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: How often work strength

I've been doing the strength everyday before the wod. I usually get to my box 45 minutes early.
Forum: Starting 04-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,403
Posted By Dag Friedman
How often work strength

So I am trying to increase my leg strength by doing the 5x5 program. My question is assuming I want to do back squats, front squats and overhead squats ( each on different days). Can I do these...
Forum: Starting 02-08-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,311
Posted By Dag Friedman
Forum: Starting 02-08-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,311
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Question about Crossfit Competition

Thanks for the info. I am working on the back issue currently, going to the chiropractor. I honestly had not really put too much thought into why box jumps was an issue simply because it is the...
Forum: Starting 02-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,311
Posted By Dag Friedman
Question about Crossfit Competition

So I was interested in doing one of the local crossfit competitions in the Master's Category (I am 43 so I qualify). My concern is box jumps. I stopped doing box jumps this year because I pretty...
Forum: Injuries 01-08-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,650
Posted By Dag Friedman
Exercises while lower back is healing

So I knocked out my lower back again, just did it two weeks ago and then again two days ago. I'm now going to a chiropractor to get healthy but in the mean time I still want to exercise ( I did not...
Forum: Starting 12-20-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Week Workout Schedule Advice

Thanks for all the advice. My schedule is very fixed (I'm one of those people who needs a really set schedule down to the hour of the day I exercise). In regards to sleep and food unfortunately I'm...
Forum: Starting 12-18-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Week Workout Schedule Advice

Follow up question. I am assuming a 6 a week workout schedule is a bad idea because not enough rest is put in. Is that a good assumption.
Forum: Starting 12-16-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By Dag Friedman
Week Workout Schedule Advice

So currently my workout schedule is three on, one off, two on one off. The reason I have not gone to a three on, one off, three on schedule is that I tend to like routine. So I like the idea of...
Forum: Starting 12-07-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,257
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Advice for 41 y/o with P/L background

While I have no advice for you, since it sounds like you are in way better shape than me just wanted to pop my head in and say con grats. Your only a couple years younger than me and kicking my...
Forum: Starting 10-21-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,002
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Best way to increase pull-ups/ push-ups

My Crossfit coach turned me onto greasingthegroove which is similar to what someone above mentioned. I have decided to go with that since it makes complete sense to me. Also I like the fact that...
Forum: Starting 10-18-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,002
Posted By Dag Friedman
Re: Best way to increase pull-ups/ push-ups

Thanks a lot guys, really good stuff. I think I'm going to do the every 45 second thing for ten minutes. That would be something easy to do on my off days.
Forum: Starting 10-17-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,002
Posted By Dag Friedman
Best way to increase pull-ups/ push-ups

So for my 43 birthday I have set a goal for myself to do 25 strict grip pull-ups and 100 push-ups. Currently I can do about 5 strict pull-ups and around 25 push-ups. My birthday is still a long way...
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