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Forum: Fitness 08-11-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,151
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Does long distance running reduce muscle mass?

Sometimes I think we are really too quick to start talking about marathoners when this debate comes up.

There is a really a massive middle ground in between a 100m sprinter and a marathoner, in...
Forum: Injuries 07-06-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,697
Posted By Ross Hunt
Toe Sprain, HSPU, Sprinting and Dorsiflexion

I sprained my right big toe sprinting today without very much warning.

Normally I perform sprint intervals (8-10 x 200-400m with 2:30-3:30 rest) with assisted HSPU in between intervals. The assisted...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-25-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,372
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: The BEAST System

Erik,

Thanks for your service, and thanks for the reply.

Your template is similar to what I'm using now, except that the upper-body work is structured differently and there is a little less...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-25-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,372
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: The BEAST System

Erik,

Awesome stuff. That is a huge standing press you put up. Where are you in Texas?

Programming question: Do you ever do power cleans? If you did, where would you put them--squat/DE...
Forum: Fitness 12-20-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,922
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: A mini-article I wrote on jumping

Chris,

Thanks for a really interesting article.

To play devil's advocate for a second: For all of the differences between Westside and Olympic Weightlifting training, it seems to me that they share...
Forum: Community 10-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,986
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Where are the pull up bars in your home town?

Sorry to resurrect this old thread, but I spent a long time driving around Dallas in the early morning and managed to find two parks with pull-up bars:

1) Bachmann Recreation Center -- there are...
Forum: Fitness 08-30-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 80,944
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: What is your #1 strength training question?

I believe that I have good glute and hamstring strength, but lagging erector spinae. What is the best assistance exercise to bring up the erectors?

For the past couple of months I have followed...
Forum: Injuries 07-12-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ross Hunt
Recurrent neck and trap pain

Hi,

My wife has recurrent neck and trapezius pain.

The pain is usually triggered by overhead presses, american KB swings, and push-ups with lateral movement across the floor. When it hits, it...
Forum: Exercises 06-18-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,867
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Handstand on rings

That Google Doc is ridiculously awesome
Forum: Exercises 05-29-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Programming Ring Work to avoid elbow pain

Cool.

I will probably just lay off back levers and tucked 360 pulls while I am developing my RTO support, RTO L-Sit and German Hang, and focus on L-Sit, Handstand Press, HSPU, and Lever...
Forum: Exercises 05-26-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Programming Ring Work to avoid elbow pain

Another, simpler way to ask this is:


What strength work can I do without putting undue strain on my biceps tendon while I am developing the biceps tendon conditioning to allow me to do the cool...
Forum: Exercises 05-25-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Programming Ring Work to avoid elbow pain

Ok, thanks.

What exercises can I work on while I am using RTO supports and skin-the-cats to bring my biceps tendon strength up to an acceptable level?

Do the following exercises fit the bill (less...
Forum: Exercises 05-24-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Programming Ring Work to avoid elbow pain

Thanks for the replies.

How far do rings have to be turned out? I routinely hold a support with rings pointing slightly out, but it is hard for me to do a wide 30 degree turn-out.

About L-Sits-- I...
Forum: Exercises 05-24-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,783
Posted By Ross Hunt
Programming Ring Work to avoid elbow pain

Hi,

I have significantly increased the frequency with which I train on rings over the course of the past month and a half. Results have been great, but my elbows have started to hurt, especially...
Forum: Workout of the Day 05-10-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,430
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Tennis Court WOD

Fun Tennis Court WOD.

Max rounds in 10 minutes:

Inchworms across court to net
10 Burpee Net Jumps
Forum: Injuries 04-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,019
Posted By Ross Hunt
Perforated Eardrum and Pressure

Hi, all--

I recently suffered two perforated eardrums as a result of an ear infection.

I asked my doctor about exercise, and she said that it was fine to work out.

I trust my doctor, but I also...
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-11-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Snatch and C+J for critique

Thanks. Here are some more lifts.

Snatch: 85, 88, miss 92
C+J: 115, 120; no belt this time.


I have tried a different set-up where put my butt down first and start the pull with hips lower. Here is...
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-04-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Snatch and C+J for critique

Alex,

Thanks. I didn't notice that basic fault.
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Here is some video of some split jerks from technique practice last week:

225x2, 255x1.
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-27-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Snatch and C+J for critique

Thanks! The suggestion to compare Rubash was helpful. He does have a flat position off the floor. In comparing his video to mine, the biggest difference I noticed (besides the number of plates) was...
Forum: Digital Coaching 02-26-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ross Hunt
Snatch and C+J for critique

Hello everyone,

I would appreciate any critique of these my snatch and clean and jerk technique. This video is from yesterday. I snatched up to ~85 kilos and missed 87 kilos, Clean and Jerked up...
Forum: Workout Logs 02-26-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Snatch and C+J

Edit: Moderator, please delete; I posted on the wrong forum.

Sorry,

Ross
Forum: Workout Logs 02-26-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By Ross Hunt
Snatch and C+J

Hello everyone,

I would appreciate any critique of these my snatch and clean and jerk technique. This video is from yesterday. I snatched up to ~85 kilos and missed 87 kilos, Clean and Jerked up...
Forum: Injuries 02-17-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,063
Posted By Ross Hunt
Good Chiros in Dallas?

Does anybody have a good chiropractor to recommend in Dallas, TX, or in the DFW area?

I am considering going to somebody for chronic low back pain that hasn't responded to temporary cessation from...
Forum: Workout Logs 01-12-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Power Endurance

2012/01/02

Horizontal Push Volume/ Squat Volume


A1) 40m sprint: 5.88, hamstring pull
A2) Bench: up to 1x 3x 205, stopped

Spent an hour trying to prevent my hamstring my shutting down mobility.
Forum: Workout Logs 01-10-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By Ross Hunt
Re: Power Endurance

2012/01/10

Sprinting

Warm-up
400m x 1:20, 1:07, 1:05.86, longer rest
400m x 1:07, 1:08, 1:15, 1:16
Walking lunges x 100m, with 2 sets of 10 scales each side thrown in. Kept sets together more here;...
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