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Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,224
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Can you get Fractional Plates on the cheap?

Go to fastenal and buy 4 2" washers. Each set weight around 1 1/4 lb.
Less than $20....
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,368
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: CrossFit for mental health

Kevin,
Great post, thanks for sharing your story!
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,951
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: In search of : Outdoor rope climbing station

Why not have someone custom make a large metal L bracket with a support bar and mount it 15' up the side of your house?
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,472
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: My Back Is a Giant Adhesion

While you may require several weekly visits at first, maintenance mode would typically be once a month or so. I did a 10 session program, similar to rolfing last year, and have done quite well since...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 07-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,472
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: My Back Is a Giant Adhesion

Alex,
I am in Cary, and have 2 great massage therapists that I use on a regular basis. They have helped tremendously, and much more effective than what I was able to do by myself.

Shoot me a PM if...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Rogue 10" Log Bar

Is it just the bar or does anything else come with it?
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,574
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: mobilty- balls, floss, rollers etc

Here you go,

http://robertsontrainingsystems.com/blog/self-myofascial-release-e-manual/

and you're welcome! :)
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,477
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Liver value above range

Bob, you're funny!

I wasn't condescending at all. You asked me if I was a doctor (in a condescending manner yourself, I might add), so I answered, and listed credentials as to why I was qualified to...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,477
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Liver value above range

Actually Bob, yes I am a physician. We test thousands of firefighters, paramedics, armed guards and police every year throughout the Southeast. Many work out on a daily basis and perform crossfit or...
Forum: Nutrition 03-19-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,005
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Forum: Nutrition 03-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,005
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-19-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,477
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Liver value above range

No, they would not. Sorry.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,350
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Farmers walk handles?

That's what I was thinking as well. Can't go wrong for $105 shipped!
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,350
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Farmers walk handles?

No experience with this company, but the price is right

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pitbull-Strongman-Equipment/475019912560435

(w/f/s)
Forum: Competitions 12-10-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,554
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Really Dumb Question re: Weight at the CF Games

Actually, a 2.5 kilo plate would be 5.5lbs. One kilo is 2.2lbs.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-26-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,991
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Statins

I'd check with your doctor before making any changes, especially with OTC supplements that aren't regulated.
Forum: Injuries 01-23-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,878
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: How tight should the IT Band Be?

Brad,
Have you ever received any good advice on this forum that you can recall?

You've had chiropractors, doctors and other well informed member try to help and reply to you, yet nothing seems to...
Forum: Injuries 01-21-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,375
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Lower back pain. Tendon/ligament issue?

Sounds like this could be anything from poor form or flexibility issues to trying to usetoo much weight. If the chiro didn't help, and you think it is muscular in nature, have you tried a masseuse...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-19-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,333
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Has anyone else had this or can you advise?

+1 on asking your neurosurgeon. Ignore anyone who tells you otherwise.
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,083
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: My Troy Bumpers are worthless....

Glad to hear there are replacements coming, and I agree about the customer service. They could have gotten to the same endpoint without hundreds of other people reading about their poor service and...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,083
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: My Troy Bumpers are worthless....

Sorry to hear that. I read about it on Rip's board and decided to post it here. Hope you don't mind.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,130
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,404
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Interesting Troy Bumper thread

Thought some of you here that are shopping for bumper plates would be interested in this thread about troy bumpers. Apparently, the ones this guy uses in his high school gym are not holding up well....
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,104
Posted By Gonzalo Fernandez
Re: Liability Insurance Question

Albert,
Not sure how many replies you'll get here in the health and medical issues forum. Try posting in the "running a crossfit facility forum", you may get more answers.
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