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Forum: CrossPit 06-14-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,572
Posted By Adam Grant
I get the impression that many of the people in...

I get the impression that many of the people in this thread don't actually watch boxing. Unless you actually watch an entire PPV (that includes the undercard), AND an episode of friday night fights,...
Forum: Injuries 06-12-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,050
Posted By Adam Grant
I'm standing up, and I lift my right knee and...

I'm standing up, and I lift my right knee and bring it up towards my chest. I then lower the knee and put my foot back on the ground. On the way down, I feel a single 'pop' in my pelvis where my...
Forum: CrossPit 10-08-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,149
Posted By Adam Grant
I've never done a bicep curl. It was a lift that...

I've never done a bicep curl. It was a lift that seemed, to me, to be more useful in the realm of bodybuilding than functional athletic strength.

But now that I think about it, the 'lock' is...
Forum: Exercises 09-10-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By Adam Grant
A simple question: I don't have a rack at home,...

A simple question: I don't have a rack at home, but I have a barbell. I like doing olympic lifts. Is it possible to do squats and clean & jerks with the bar starting and finishing on the ground?
Forum: Injuries 08-01-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,800
Posted By Adam Grant
Hopefully the title says it all. As a person who...

Hopefully the title says it all. As a person who found out the hard way the price of youthful indescretion in a weight room (herniated disc), I'm very interested in taking a pre-emptive effort to...
Forum: Fitness 07-27-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,459
Posted By Adam Grant
Hi everyone. First, a bit about myself. I...

Hi everyone. First, a bit about myself. I herniated a disc in my back (L5-S1) many a year ago on a footpress sled and have been dealing with chronic pain ever since. Self-supervised exercise,...
Forum: Exercises 04-04-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,636
Posted By Adam Grant
Hi everyone. Before I started doing all these...

Hi everyone. Before I started doing all these crazy exercises that involve the squat position for crossfit, I was doing exercises specific to sports. I've done endless hours of skipping, jumping, dot...
Forum: Fitness 03-22-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,553
Posted By Adam Grant
Sorry to derail, but I've heard CF for diabetics...

Sorry to derail, but I've heard CF for diabetics mentioned. I am diabetic. Are there any important crossfitting principals beside 'test your bloodsugar and have some sugar pills on hand'?

As it...
Forum: CrossPit 03-18-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,909
Posted By Adam Grant
Hey everyone. I was just wondering if I could get...

Hey everyone. I was just wondering if I could get the opinion of more anatomically versed crosfitters. It seems to me as if the human hand isn't intended to be used as a punching tool.

Just look...
Forum: CrossPit 03-13-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,984
Posted By Adam Grant
I box down at the community rec center. Yeah, I'm...

I box down at the community rec center. Yeah, I'm tough. :angry:

I'm trying to use crossfit to cut all the fat off my body. I'm not fat, but unless you're lean like a whip you shouldn't bother...
Forum: Fitness 02-11-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,114
Posted By Adam Grant
For agility, look up something called 'dot...

For agility, look up something called 'dot drills'. I encountered it in the wrestling room. It requires good footwork, which is what agility is all about. Also, why not those rows of tires I see used...
Forum: Nutrition 01-26-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,821
Posted By Adam Grant
Any type 1 diabetics into crossfit here? I'm...

Any type 1 diabetics into crossfit here? I'm placing this in nutrition because as a diabetic I feel lost when others discuss insulin spikes and glycemic indexes in relation to diet.

All I really...
Forum: Exercises 01-23-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,005
Posted By Adam Grant
Oh yeah, I definately manage some back work....

Oh yeah, I definately manage some back work. Supermans, planks, deadlifts. Squats aren't so bad. I'm asking more about exercises that I REALLY feel squishing my discs: overhead squats and thrusters...
Forum: Exercises 01-22-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,005
Posted By Adam Grant
Just a quick question regarding certain types of...

Just a quick question regarding certain types of exercises. I've always been taught that any exercise that requires extreme and dynamic compression of the spine (thrusters, olympic lifts) will lead...
Forum: Fitness 01-20-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,294
Posted By Adam Grant
So I guess you guys take an HIIT approach to...

So I guess you guys take an HIIT approach to running for cardio vascular and fat burning purposes?

And sorry to derail, but how often should one do HIIT cardio in a week? I'd like to be doing it...
Forum: Fitness 12-18-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,092
Posted By Adam Grant
If you want a workout, try boxing. I've...

If you want a workout, try boxing.

I've heard people talk about being worked hard in BJJ, but never seen it.
Forum: Fitness 10-31-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,394
Posted By Adam Grant
I was told that stretching after resistance...

I was told that stretching after resistance training helps to further tear muscle fibers, which leaves the body with more to reconstruct (larger muscles). Is this true?
Forum: Injuries 10-25-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,470
Posted By Adam Grant
I've been to a few specialists. ...

I've been to a few specialists.

Physiotherapy = I went to a sports injury physiotherapy centre in Ajax for about three months. Did some torso twists with a cable machine, back extentions with...
Forum: Injuries 10-24-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,470
Posted By Adam Grant
I have a herniated lumbar disc that has destroyed...

I have a herniated lumbar disc that has destroyed any hopes of a career in sports for me. It's a constant battle for me to simply avoid the pain that comes with normal day to day tasks such as...
Forum: Fitness 10-24-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By Adam Grant
I typically get 9 hours of highly fragmented...

I typically get 9 hours of highly fragmented sleep. It drives me crazy because if I wasn't interrupted and awoken so frequently, I'd only need 7 hours.
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