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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-15-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,940
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Re: Weight Gain after working out

More specifically... after a long run. Besides crossfit, I am an endurance runner. Sunday I ran 20 miles, and Monday I was 3lbs heavier ( obviously it is impossible to gain this amount of weight in...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-14-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,940
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Weight Gain after working out

Does anyone notice temporary weight gain (1 to 2 pounds) after working out... lasting a day or so?
Forum: Fitness 04-06-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,994
Posted By Cassie Kottke
A great way to build lower leg strength is to add...

A great way to build lower leg strength is to add instability to your current program... doing lunges on balance discs, performing any exercise on one leg, running on an uneven surface such as a...
Forum: Injuries 03-01-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,654
Posted By Cassie Kottke
John, Is it in the front of your leg or...

John,

Is it in the front of your leg or does it run down the side of the leg...?

Cassie
Forum: Fitness 12-29-2006, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Thanks guys! I have actually done four...

Thanks guys!

I have actually done four Ironman's thus far (should have mentioned that)... ( : I have been really inpired by the Crossfit program and would love to pursue it along with my...
Forum: Fitness 12-28-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,718
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Hi Everyone, Just wondering if there were...

Hi Everyone,

Just wondering if there were any Crossfitters out there that have, or are currently training for an Ironman distance triathlon or similar endurance event. If so, are you able to...
Forum: Injuries 12-05-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,576
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Good Luck Mike... Hopefully you have the same...

Good Luck Mike... Hopefully you have the same luck I have had with this!

Cassie
Forum: Injuries 12-04-2006, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,576
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Michael, Could be a number of things... I...

Michael,

Could be a number of things... I was having a similar problem (I am flat footed as well) until I had my gait looked at and I was told that I overpronate more on my left than my right. ...
Forum: Injuries 12-01-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,249
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Yael, Most likely you were born with it......

Yael,

Most likely you were born with it... Best bet is to really focus on core strength (abs, low back, glutes) and keep yourself as flexible as possible. Really watch your form on things like...
Forum: Injuries 11-30-2006, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,515
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Kevin, Other muscles that you could work...

Kevin,

Other muscles that you could work on around the area are the piriformis and IT band. For the Piriformis, lie on your back and cross one leg across the other (like a guy crosses his legs...
Forum: Nutrition 11-29-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,629
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Graham, What I do is pre-cut all of my...

Graham,

What I do is pre-cut all of my veggies, meats,ect... and place them in seperate airtight containers ... when I am ready to eat them I put it all together into a salad... it lasts longer...
Forum: Injuries 11-29-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,515
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Kevin, Could be a tight hip flexor... its...

Kevin,

Could be a tight hip flexor... its worth a shot to try stretching flexors before you do the exercises just to see if you see any improvement.

Cassie
Forum: Injuries 11-28-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Tightness in upper back and shoulders... believe...

Tightness in upper back and shoulders... believe it or not I think the problem is coming from your chest... Tight chest muscles pull on the upper back and shoulders, also make the head come forward...
Forum: Injuries 11-28-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Hi Everyone, I have been seeing a ton of...

Hi Everyone,

I have been seeing a ton of posts lately dealing with back pain... I am a Personal Trainer who works for a Chiropractor and I want to give all of you a few tips regarding your pain...
Forum: Injuries 11-28-2006, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,975
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Sean... I am guessing that you had a...

Sean...

I am guessing that you had a pinched nerve... too much flexion of your back and not enough extension... this happens to a lot of people. Just keep doing extension exercises for your...
Forum: Injuries 11-22-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,975
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Hi Sean... Sounds to me like you have a...

Hi Sean...

Sounds to me like you have a pinched nerve, try this simple exercise and see if it helps. It is called a press-up...

Lay on your stomach, and push your upper body off the...
Forum: Fitness 10-10-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,266
Posted By Cassie Kottke
Hi Dave, I Really do not think that you...

Hi Dave,

I Really do not think that you have much to worry about... I am an Ironman Triathlete so I am on my bike all of the time... during my training season I do not notice any significant...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2006, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,568
Posted By Cassie Kottke
I was wondering if anyone here had any experience...

I was wondering if anyone here had any experience with Ironman distance triathlons and what types of foods they use during long workouts or throughout the race. I am doing my fourth Ironman this year...
Forum: Exercises 07-06-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By Cassie Kottke
I am a personal trainer that incorporates the...

I am a personal trainer that incorporates the crossfit methods when training my clients. I just had a female client of mine, 48 yrs old bust out 55 pushups!!! ( : She almost beat me at 60! Guess I...
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