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Forum: Injuries 04-22-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,976
Posted By David Mathews
Umbilical Hernia

Anyone have experience with an umbilical hernia? Just had mine surgically
repaired and was wondering what the recovery was like and what exercises
you were able to do immediately following the...
Forum: Injuries 05-28-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,361
Posted By David Mathews

Just had an MRI on my right shoulder for a probable rotator cuff tear
but turned out to be bursitis.My doctor wants to inject cortisone into
the bursa to calm it down.Does anyone have experience...
Forum: Injuries 05-17-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,304
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Sciatic nerve(?) pain in my ***, NOT my back

FWIW I had the exact same symptons and thought it had to be a piriformis problem and went the PT route. After a few sessions and tests he recommended an MRI and sure enough it was a herniated...
Forum: Nutrition 05-07-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,023
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Something to mix with Nitrean+

Coconut water with a pinch of good sea salt
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,737
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Lower back/glute/hamstring pulling (right side only)

I had the exact same experience at the end of last summer and I thought it was a piriformis problem. I kept pushing and it got worse. Had an MRI done and turned out to be a herniated...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,352
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Pull up/ rings problem

I have a TAPS system in my garage. It is adjustable. I had the welds shored up and it has withstood anything I've thrown at it. Works great!
Forum: Community 11-14-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,231
Posted By David Mathews
Health food store

Anyone have experience with opening a vitamin/supplement/health food business? What process did you use to procure wholesalers etc.
Forum: Fitness 11-11-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 91,404
Posted By David Mathews
Re: What is your #1 strength training question?

Thanks Chris! When I start back deadlifting,squatting etc. what kind of set and rep protocol would you suggest?
Forum: Fitness 11-10-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 91,404
Posted By David Mathews
Re: What is your #1 strength training question?

I have a herniated disc and I just got a reverse hyper from Rogue. How should I incorporate it in my daily workouts? Reps, weight vs. no weight etc. Thanks!
Forum: Fitness 11-30-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 36,727
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Are rest days REALLY necessary?

I'm 52yo and have been restday free for a little over 3yrs. I started it as an experiment on myself and have never looked back.A huge difference is that I'm not preparing for the crossfit...
Forum: Fitness 06-10-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,794
Posted By David Mathews
Re: To those who do Strength + Metcon several times a week...

This won't affect your strength gains from the ME lift. Hit your strength move and then do a metcon that includes one or more assistance moves complimentary to whatever ME excercise you...
Forum: Exercises 02-22-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,739
Posted By David Mathews
WOD's w/assistance exercises

I have been on 5-3-1 for quite a while and a few months ago I started putting assistance exercises in the metcons following whatever ME lift I'm doing. Squat variants with squats,press variants with...
Forum: Nutrition 08-02-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,158
Posted By David Mathews
crockpot quail

Does anyone have any tasty paleoish crockpot recipes for quail?
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 07-15-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,400
Posted By David Mathews
Haines City, FL area

Looking for anyone interested in a business opportunity(xfit gym) in this area!
Forum: Nutrition 09-18-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,249
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Paleo and Running out of energy during WODs

In Paleo Diet for Athletes Dr. Cordain suggests,for people who workout or race in early A.M., to try a gatorade diluted with 8oz of water 10 minutes or so before the workout.Anyone tried this? And if...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-30-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,471
Posted By David Mathews
Root canal/ Halcion

I am having a root canal done in a few days and the Dr. gave me Halcion to take 90 minutes before the procedure which is standard procedure for him. Anyone have any experience with this? Big deal or...
Forum: Fitness 04-16-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 562,137
Posted By David Mathews
Re: CFSB - Ask your questions here!

I have a couple of questions:
1.Has anyone used the CFSB protocol with coach Rut's MEBB. For instance doing deadlifts one week then squat cleans the next week and maybe powercleans the next week on...
Forum: Fitness 02-13-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 562,137
Posted By David Mathews
Re: CFSB - Ask your questions here!

Do you always do heavy metcons without exception or do you sometimes do short light ones like Coach Rut uses on his ME days, and do you ever do long ones (e.g. murph, filthy fifties,...
Forum: Competitions 01-07-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,577
Posted By David Mathews
Re: GI Jane time.

What is the official distance the bar is supposed to be? I thought it is supposed to be a foot above your extended reach. This made a huge difference in my time when I tried it like this.
Forum: Fitness 12-09-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,608
Posted By David Mathews

A friend has a daughter who is extremely thin and wants to play soccer in college(a junior in highschool now). He wants me to put some mass on her while conditioning for soccer.I'm thinking EAT and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-03-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,659
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Which is more beneficial in your opinion?

I don't know if I'm reading your original post wrong or not but the squat cleans allow for more weight to be used than the power cleans.The PC's allow faster cycle times. If I read it wrong...
Forum: Exercises 09-25-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,079
Posted By David Mathews
Clean and Jerk/WOD

I guess the default for the cl&jerk is squat clean and split jerk, but if a WOD calls for amrap in 20 min. of run 400m and 10 x 135lb cl&jerk and doesn't specify, and the weight is such that you can...
Forum: Nutrition 08-28-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 17,824
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Is 'paleo' really Paleolithic?

Calling Robb Wolf!!!!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-09-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,485
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Steps to opening a facility...???

Hey Michael , just wondering if you got the PM I sent you?
Forum: Fitness 05-14-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,323
Posted By David Mathews
Re: Intensity and Form and a Defense of Speal

If Fran were to come up at the xfit games, would Speals effort in this video count? Where do you draw the line? Regardless, Speal is THE MAN. That kind of effort is pure can-o-man!!!
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