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Forum: Fitness 12-05-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 262,333
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

I was at the Lake Mary seminar last weekend. No other words can describe it but awesome. I have been reading this thread since the beginning and waiting for his program to come out. A lot of...
Forum: Injuries 10-28-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 127,907
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Hello all,

I would just like to thank everyone on here for sharing your information and stories. I have been able to eliminate a few steps in getting the right treatment by the right doctors by...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,138
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Freestanding solution for hanging rings, pullups etc

I have a TAPS system and use it for pull ups, ring dips, and supine ring pull ups when traveling. It can get a little (very little) wobbly when banging away kipping pullups, but you can just put a...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Is this band squat setup good? (Video inside)

In terms of measuring band tension. You could get a fishing scale or other type of scale that has a hook attached to bottom of it. Tie off the band how ever you plan on, attach the band to the...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,594
Posted By Ross Petrie
Rack and Weights in Florida 150bucks

This is not mine but I figured someone would like this for their garage. Maybe not the best but could work great for a garage gym.
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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-12-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,117
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: CrossFit and Chemo

When I went through chemo, I was still doing as much crossfit as I could. I was on it for 3 months. My doctor encouraged me to keep excercising. Finishing a WOD became much harder to impossible. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,980
Posted By Ross Petrie
Another "barefoot" type casual shoe

Nike sneakerboat 2. Just got a pair of these and I am quite happy with them without the weird toes shoe look. They have a bit of neoprene in them so they might be too hot for some people and I will...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,792
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Wall mounted Horizontal bar storage

haha, can have the name of your concrete guy, sounds like he does good work
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,792
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Wall mounted Horizontal bar storage

Casey,

The concrete or cinder block walls are not a problem. You just need a hammer drill to drill into them and tapcons to mount whatever rack you use. It is not hard to mount anything to that...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,280
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: VFF On Sale

thank you, got the kso's in blue now
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 83,723
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Vibram Stench

I don't get to wear my five fingers that much so they have not developed "the stench". But I have had other sandals in the past that I lived in and I would either throw them in the pool or go walk...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,518
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Sumo Rack vs Portable Power Rack

Good job on the sume rack.

I was going to say that if you have to start in a squatting position to pick up the weights that is one thing. But then that limits you in having to squat to put them...
Forum: Injuries 08-31-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,570
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Epidural Spinal Injection wow!!!

I also used the DRX9000 and had 2 epidural injections for a ruptured L5-S1 disc. I researched everything. The Doc ( an orthopedic) didn't like the DRX idea. THe drx chiropractor wasn't fond of my...
Forum: Injuries 03-07-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,436
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Ruptured Disk Revisited

Hey Kevin

No, my disc has not bothered me anymore doing barbell workouts. I never had numbness in my leg. My Dr. told me I have a rather large spinal column space/hole down thru my vertebrae and...
Forum: Injuries 03-04-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,436
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Ruptured Disk Revisited

My story is a little different. At first I had pain that built up for about 4-5 days. Then it would peak for about 2 days and then it would take about 2 months for it to go away. I went to an...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,190
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: T.A.P.S. Pull-up Bar for sale in Philly area.

Thank you very much. This bar is way better than a power tower. Incredibly stable and strong. Love it.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-17-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,383
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Doing Cf while doing chemotherapy

Figured I would update my progress. Sorry for the delay.

I had my last treatment on Dec 12. It probably took a month before I felt like working out again. Even then there was a motivation thing...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,190
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: T.A.P.S. Pull-up Bar for sale in Philly area.

I am interested if still available. Sent you a private message.

Thanks,
RJ
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-13-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,383
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Doing Cf while doing chemotherapy

Well, I am half way through on a schedule of time. In terms of the treatment, I would consider it about 2/3 of the way through on a schedule of treatment.

My treatment schedule goes like this:...
Forum: Fitness 10-02-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,221
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Surf and Crossfit anyone?

With my work I am away from the water for periods of time. I just started Cf about 2 months ago. I was away at work when I learned about Cf and did it for 3 and a half weeks before gettting back in...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-02-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,383
Posted By Ross Petrie
Re: Doing Cf while doing chemotherapy

Thank you for the replies and words of encouragement. I am listening to my doctors and what they are prescribing. I am basicaly wondering about people who have continued to workout through their...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-01-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,383
Posted By Ross Petrie
Doing Cf while doing chemotherapy

Hello all,

I have been doing crossfit now for several weeks after learning about it while working in Iraq and I am loving it. Long story short, I had a cancerous tumor removed in May. Last week...
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