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Forum: Nutrition 08-31-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,138
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Another supplement question

Thanks guys,

A good pool of food for thought.

I think I will continue eating healthy, whole foods as I honestly have seen my body change dramatically in 2 months(not that I did not try CrossFit...
Forum: Nutrition 08-30-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,138
Posted By Greg Whelan
Another supplement question

Okay guys and girls,

This post is about supplements and muscle recovery, and not weight.

I recently started living on my own 2 months ago. I eat natural(primal) with little processed food and...
Forum: Exercises 04-09-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Methods to combat an arm length inequality

Yep, I was dead wrong and could not see it for myself.

My ribs are shifted right from the accident, which may impact how my shoulder and lat formed/grew/activate. I did not try and become...
Forum: Exercises 04-05-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Methods to combat an arm length inequality

thanks,

well I was technically wrong. I asked a future trainer, a fellow student and CrossFitter, if that was the case.

Nope, it is actually the shrug of my shoulders and lat activation (left...
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Methods to combat an arm length inequality

blood flow will improve through reps.

I focused on placing my right hand farther out today. It will be awkward for awhile until my body adapts.

I did a few 185lb deadlifts afterwards with my...
Forum: Exercises 04-02-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Methods to combat an arm length inequality

Thank you Andrew,

that is the only idea I had right now. I am at college, graduating in May, and then I am going to join a crossfit affiliate to recruit some coaching.

I just have to work at...
Forum: Exercises 03-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,148
Posted By Greg Whelan
Methods to combat an arm length inequality

Okay, so quite a while ago I posted about trying to even out a perceived muscular imbalance between my left and right arm.

My left arm receives less blood flow as a result of a car accident.
...
Forum: Exercises 02-02-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,013
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Evening out my pull ups

Larry,

The Trine's arm cycle is basically broken and swimming maybe in the future( not worth the cost for a Y membership and commuting when Trine has a gym, as crappy as it is). I have swam, when...
Forum: Exercises 02-01-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,013
Posted By Greg Whelan
Evening out my pull ups

Okay, I know this has been answered by a combination of many threads.

Its been 3+ years since a car accident left me with lingering issues. My most detrimental was a stent repairing a artery. That...
Forum: Starting 01-19-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Excited Official Subscribed Member

You guys are hitting my next major step with Crossfit once I graduate from Trine U.

It is hard to motivate myself more on my own. I really know finding a box near wherever I go (Grad school or...
Forum: Starting 01-13-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By Greg Whelan
Excited Official Subscribed Member

Okay, I have been working in the daily WODs to my workouts for about the last 6 months. I really like the push and challenge yourself mentality displayed here.

:thanx:Thank you for all of the...
Forum: Exercises 10-19-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,485
Posted By Greg Whelan
Hang Clean form issues [all cleans too]

okay, I know this have most likely been posted multiple times but I will post it again.

I have watched the videos on here and elsewhere, so I know the form. It is completing it.

Trying...
Forum: Fitness 05-29-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,831
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Running +

alright, thanks guys. I will figure it out. Maybe I will make it my run from where I am staying into UMn's training facility.

It will work out.
Forum: Fitness 05-24-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,831
Posted By Greg Whelan
Running +

Okay, currently, as with since January, I have run in the morning and then lifted in the afternoon(recovered by the time I lifted). Yea, it is a bit much.

I will be off to my REU at the beginning...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

My Minimus MX20's came in today. The 10.5's fit perfectly. I will use them later for yesterdays WOD today.

I will be keeping my asics as well for running as I felt the difference, so Joey I am...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

well, I researched sizing and stuff. They are ordered now.

I ordered them online. I wear 11's in asics(a little large) and then 10's in Skeletoes, I read the reviews and looked into sizing data....
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

okay, no stores near me have the mx20's in stock.

I will order them online today, but could you guys help answer sizing(run small/large, etc.)?
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

Joey, for me its clutter. . . I don't know. We will see this summer once I start my REU.

I have decided to get the New Balance Mx20's tomorrow
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

aright, I will look at the different kinds of shoes. I honestly have always lifted with running shoes and have not had a problem. I do not want to squat a ton either(I want to get my running speed...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: New shoes- about the best place to put this

Alright, thank you guys. I will look for those features and try on those shoes. I will look at the NB shoes for sure and figure it out.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,292
Posted By Greg Whelan
New shoes- about the best place to put this

Okay, I retired my skele-toes(which I love) as I can feel a healed stress fracture when doing box jumps/landing/etc.

I am using my old asics at the moment, though they are starting to tear though...
Forum: Starting 05-10-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,112
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: I am putting myself into this category. . .

Alright, Update time.
it has been going well.

I have been back to running, though now I am done with my skele-toes for running(just ensuring the stress fracture does not come back).
First time...
Forum: Starting 04-24-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,112
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: I am putting myself into this category. . .

I will put my spin on it then. I just want to ensure I do the entire WODs and stuff.

I know for a fact I will switch to 1 workout a day [currently when I work out during the week- cardio to wake...
Forum: Starting 04-20-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,112
Posted By Greg Whelan
I am putting myself into this category. . .

The title says it. I have been getting into Crossfit for the last 3 months at school[alone]. I still feel like a complete novice, but I love concepts.

I have been battling a few injuries[a...
Forum: Exercises 04-17-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,955
Posted By Greg Whelan
Re: Technique Questions

Alright, I will see. And watch and modify what I am having issues with.

Its slightly ironic now that lifts that were slightly unbalanced to my right arm[bench, etc.] seem to now be starting to...
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