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Forum: Exercises 12-08-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,870
Posted By Mischa Williams
Deadlifts make me sore

When ever I do large low weight sets of dead lifts (like Linda the other day with 10-9Ö2-1 body weight x 1.5 DLs) I get a wicked sore lower back sometime for a few days afterward. Iíve been doing CF...
Forum: Exercises 12-02-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: Clean and Jerk attempts

Yes, sorry about the lighting. I'll get that sorted out before I post again.

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Exercises 11-30-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mischa Williams
Clean and Jerk attempts

Hi all,
a few videos of me starting at 105 and working up to 150:
1. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7602183329783496356&hl=en
2....
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-12-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,214
Posted By Mischa Williams
Kipping Chin Up Form/Technique

Hello,
Iíve posted a file of me attempting a kipping chin up. Please take a look and let me know anything that could be improved: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1415694999120172281&hl=en
...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-03-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Mischa Williams
what are "pressing workouts"

I was just reading an old CF Journal and the phrase ďinclude as a warm-up for every non-pressing workout and as a cool down for pressing workoutsĒ came up. What are ďpressing workoutsĒ simply those...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,422
Posted By Mischa Williams
Do I need mats/lifting platform to cover cement for bumper plates?

A couple buddies of mine kindly chipped in a got me a sweet set of bumper plates and an oly bar. I plan to lift on a cement floor. Is it safe to drop straight to cement or do I really need a...
Forum: Exercises 08-10-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mischa Williams
How can I get a deep squat in my jerk and snatch?

When I squat (with our without weight) I can get plenty deep (but nearly to ground). However as soon as my arms go above my head (as in a jerk or a snatch) I just canít get deep (my thighs arenít...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-05-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,070
Posted By Mischa Williams
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-05-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,070
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: tabata intervals with exercises that I hit failure on before the 8th round

Thanks Andrew.

I'll follow your advice. If I do pace my self but still hit failure towards then end should I just rest for the remaining work period, through the rest period, and then try again at...
Forum: Workout of the Day 01-05-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,070
Posted By Mischa Williams
tabata intervals with exercises that I hit failure on before the 8th round

Iíve got some questions on doing tabata intervals with exercises that I hit failure on before the 8th round. For example today I did pull ups and push ups:

Pull ups: knocked out 32 as quickly as I...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-13-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: WOD then box or visa-versa?

Man, also a good point. Thanks too you both.

Also, Steven, I wanted to thank you for your post on yesterday's WOD; I'd been doing those WODs a bit wrong, but no longer!
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-12-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: WOD then box or visa-versa?

Ha! Great point. I'll follow this advice.
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-12-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By Mischa Williams
WOD then box or visa-versa?

When I go to the boxing gym to work on form, skills and spar, (or go for a run, hike, etc.) should I do the WOD before or after?

If I do it before Iíll be fresh for the WOD but then my skills and...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-28-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mischa Williams
Rest periods for the WOD

When doing WODs that have a time or rep goal, when should I take rest periods:
- Between sets?
- Between circuits?
- Only when I begin to fail and need to rest my muscles for another attempt?
...
Forum: Exercises 11-28-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,057
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: proper technique for doing olympic lifts with dubbells and sand bag

Perfect, exactly what I was looking for. Thanks Greg
Forum: Exercises 11-27-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,057
Posted By Mischa Williams
proper technique for doing olympic lifts with dubbells and sand bag

Iím not going to be able to purchase a bar or plates for some time (I live in an apartment and have no room for the mats or the equipment). Iím planning on substituting a sand bag and dumbbells for...
Forum: Starting 11-27-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,654
Posted By Mischa Williams
Re: WOD with other psysical activities

For reasons of time that's difficult for me. I find that between changing for my workout and showering and getting back into "civilian" clothes I've never had time for two separate exercise sessions...
Forum: Starting 11-27-2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,654
Posted By Mischa Williams
WOD with other psysical activities

Iím going to start CF and doing the WOD. However, there are other activities I like to do several times a week (3-6) such as:
- boxing (heavy bag mostly, 12 rounds)
- hiking (2-6 hours of mountain...
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