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Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-23-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 15,731
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Christmas Contest

Just two more days until I stop spamming y'all! Be sure to click the "vote" button so it turns green! Please vote for my girls!...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 15,731
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Christmas Contest

Hi all,

We entered a little Christmas photo contest. The prize is a $250 mall gift card. If we win, we plan on donating part of the winnings to a local charity. Could you all do us a favor and vote...
Forum: Competitions 03-09-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 395,583
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: 2012 Open, Regional and Games thread

From the Games site: "In the Toes-to-bar, the athlete must go from a full hang to having the toes touch the pull-up bar. Both feet must touch the bar together at some point."

"From the hang" tells...
Forum: Competitions 03-08-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 395,583
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Forum: Competitions 03-08-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 395,583
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: 2012 Open, Regional and Games thread

Haven't read through the latest posts, so if the following has already been posted, I apologize. Just something to consider. (ws, maybe not family safe for some f...
Forum: Competitions 03-01-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 395,583
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: 2012 Open, Regional and Games thread

My strategy as well. Well see how close I can stay on that pace. Coming back from two shoulder and one hip surgery in two years, my strength is down (my stamina has never been there. Lol) whereas...
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,677
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Zone/Paleo and a young teen (13)

Just maybe his body is very "fuel efficient" and doesn't need much food to keep him fueled and performing at his best. If his performance/strength and weight are dropping with continued training,...
Forum: Exercises 11-03-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,239
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Snatch help

I was also a personal trainer who knew what the olifs were, but that's because was an olifter first. I didn't say that none of them do, just that typically they don't. I would question someone's...
Forum: Exercises 10-30-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,239
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Snatch help

see correction in red. A typical personal trainer will not know how to correctly teach the snatch. He/she probably has no idea what one is. :rolleyes:
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Homemade calf raise machine

eat better..eat less

As far as the calf issues and speed, learn to power snatch and power clean. And so what if you're 23k overweight? Doesn't mean you can jump over a rope. Don't be lazy, just...
Forum: Exercises 10-27-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,279
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Best Cardio

Or just have good genetics. IDK, my grandma was in and out of the hospital more than I could ever count for heart problems/scares. Lived to be 90 though. :)
Forum: Community 10-27-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,313
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: How can one be a full time weightlifter?

Why not ask Jon Broz what he means? If he's talking about his own lifters at his gym, I'm going to guess by full-time he means they train exclusively for Weightlifting and not CF or any other sport...
Forum: Exercises 10-27-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,841
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Forum: Exercises 10-27-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,841
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: precise thumb instructions for hook grip

There's actually "premise" instructions for hook gripping a bar? Isn't that kind of like instructions for boiling water? ;-)
Forum: Exercises 10-27-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,279
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Best Cardio

Just a little anecdote....several years ago when I first learned about CF, the only "cardio" I got was by working through my oly reps sets of doubles/triples fast (usually to get my workout done...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-26-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,732
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Squatting while Defecating?

OMG! Took me a sec...:o:p
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 10-24-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,732
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Squatting while Defecating?

put a stool in front of your toilet unless you've got a rock solid atg squat and can squat on the edge. ;-)
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,893
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Forum: Digital Coaching 10-24-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,478
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: 11 Year Old Squat, Bench, Deadlift

I knew I didn't like this for some reason. :o
Forum: Exercises 10-24-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,279
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Best Cardio

Define "cardio", define "best"
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,543
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Velcro Collars?

Of the three colors pictures, I'd get the spring collars. The velcro one I've seen slip and the muscle clamps break. I've never seen a spring colar fail with all the dropping we've done with oly...
Forum: Nutrition 10-14-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,811
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Paleo diet/Cholesterol question

Research was/is flawed
Forum: Exercises 10-14-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,145
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: How to increase speed under the bar

drop snatches/snatch balance

tall cleans

Try catalyst athletics site for videos
Forum: Starting 10-14-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,624
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Help with Female issue....

:yeahthat: I'm a 46yo mother of 4, ages 12 - 27. I've been down to 12% BF - the skin is still there. Tummy tuck here I come!
Forum: Exercises 10-05-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,931
Posted By Veronica Carpenter
Re: Snatch brush

:yeah that:



And ^that^ but just to clarify...."just stand up" = completely opening up and extending the hips.
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