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Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,120
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: The Premium on the Concept 2 Rower

I made the mistake of getting the Air Stamina rower. At the time I didn't want to spend the money for a concept 2. Biggest waste of money ever. For starters there isn't a damper. It also doesn't have...
Forum: Testimonials 02-24-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 38,690
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Charles Poliquin likes CrossFit

Not to create a bigger argument, but this is how I see it. As stated before Crossfit is intended to create GPP. As someone that holds many certifications and a degree I can see the method to the...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,193
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Buying a Concept2 from a Globo Gym?

I was thinking about standing on the street corner in a bikini asking for donations to help buy a rower, but I gave up using my body for money for Lent. Ugh.. guess I will have to keep saving. Let us...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-16-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,006
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: degerative disc disorder

I had the same problem for 2 years. Back pain that burned, couldn't bend over, couldn't lift anything, couldn't sleep due to the pinched nerves. I spent countless hours stretching my hamstrings and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 02-09-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,997
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Affiliate Apparel

Hey Tony- Don't know if it's too late to chime in, but I know the guy that started the company. He is awesome and always strives to provide the best. Everything I have seen them do so far has turned...
Forum: Injuries 02-07-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,965
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Rhabdo, "Cindy"

The only case of rhabdo I have ever seen came from a girl doing jumping pullups. She had been crossfitting for over 4 months. It's crazy how important it is to not do the "negative". She did not end...
Forum: Starting 02-06-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,118
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Fruit/juice question

I think 3 servings of fruit when trying to lose fat is going to be too much.
Forum: Starting 02-01-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,583
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Last chance before Gastric Bypass

I currently have a client that started training with me in April of last year. Her story is so much like yours. She was 270lbs on the day of our first workout. Within 8 months she was down 86 pounds....
Forum: Fitness 01-30-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,431
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Training for a half marathon - ideas? critique?

For what it's worth this is what my schedule looks like pretty much all year since I try to do between 5-6 half marathons a year. If I decide to do another full marathon I will of course change some...
Forum: Fitness 01-07-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,431
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Training for a half marathon - ideas? critique?

Sounds good. I train very similar to this. I Try to do about 4 half marathons a year. You will want to add in sprints and or hill training depending on what race you are doing. Good luck!
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-16-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,516
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Pain it top right glute-chronic

I'm with Matt on this one. I was experiencing the same pain and it ended up being my lower back. I started leaning as well but they say a lot of times that comes from trying to compensate for the...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 11-23-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,221
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Moving to Boise, ID

Hey! That's great you are coming to Idaho. Where in boise are you going to be living? That way I have a better idea of a place to suggest.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 62,347
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: What type of pipe for a pull up bar?

I wouldn't say I'm a pro, but I can't imagine someone needing over a sch 40.
Forum: Fitness 11-18-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,265
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: Frustrating Programming

Is there another box in the area that you can try?

I have to agree with everyone else, if you want to lift heavy purchase some bumpers and a bar. Its one of the best purchases you can make.
Forum: Injuries 11-17-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,406
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: another back surgery question (have read current threads)

Your story is so similar to mine. I'm 28 and ended up having my L5/S1 fused about a year ago. I was going through the same pain as you. Finally got to the point where I couldn't even bend over to put...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,236
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: My outdoor/garage gym

Hello Ryan! The pullup bar/rings system is actually an experiment if you will. I wanted something portable so a friend and me welded this. (well, he welded it while I wore a tool belt and made myself...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,236
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
Re: My outdoor/garage gym

Thanks Tim! I love your gym as well. Hope to have mine looking as good as yours soon.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,236
Posted By Elizabeth Ruiz
My outdoor/garage gym

Just wanted to show a beginning pic of my outdoor gym. I found that I was really not working enough on my weaknesses and needed a lifting deck at home. Of course once I built the lifting deck I...
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