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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-30-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,060
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Help with layout of affiliate.

Hi all,

I am soon to open an affiliate in Helsinki, Finland. I have been lucky to secure a great location for a reasonable price. However, I am having some doubts about the best configuration of...
Forum: Starting 11-25-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,961
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-08-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,460
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Post-WOD extreme dizziness and nausea.

Thanks for the comments Jon. I'm 100% now - it took a full 24hours - and I'm going to be monitoring carefully for any repeat symptoms and if they appear it's straight to the Doc.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-07-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,460
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Post-WOD extreme dizziness and nausea.

3hrs Pre WOD: Some rabbit and some fish for lunch. Felt satisfied
30mins Pre WOD: Chunk of pineapple and some berries. Not much.
Hydration: I drank water consistently throughout the day, ~2litres
...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-07-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,460
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Post-WOD extreme dizziness and nausea.

Hi,

Did this WOD last night;

4 rounds of 15 x Ring Pullups, 15 x GHD Sit-ups in 9:12*

I then developed some real problems post-WOD. Had a slight headache immediately after the WOD. Then...
Forum: Exercises 07-29-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,085
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Improving knee alignment in 'quick' moves

Thanks for the replies everyone. I'll get her working hard on those things. Already introduced some lateral jumps yesterday to good effect.

Having worked in a globo previously, I'm very familiar...
Forum: Exercises 07-28-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,085
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Improving knee alignment in 'quick' moves

Hi,

My girlfriend has been CFing for about a year now. To begin with her squat mechanics were very poor, especially her knees which would collapse inward. Nowadays this has improved dramatically...
Forum: Exercises 06-20-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,890
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: "GHD" Situps via Bosu Ball

I lay across a bench or other similar object, and have my training partner sit on my legs/feet which are suspended in the air. I get good visual feedback if I'm activating the quads as my training...
Forum: Injuries 06-01-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,887
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Hernia surgery

Hi Matthew,

I had the same surgery, also bilateral, in 2007. My symptoms prior to the surgery were only on my right side and consisted of psoas and illiacus spasm and general anterior hip...
Forum: Starting 05-07-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,828
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Those Who are Doing Crossfit from Home

I hope so...i need someone to divide the stares in 2!
Forum: Starting 05-07-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,828
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Those Who are Doing Crossfit from Home

Been crossfitting solo here in China for over a year now. Moved out from the globo gym and now do it outside in a communal garden between high-rise apartment buildings. Definitely get an audience...
Forum: Injuries 04-21-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,542
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Ab soreness or injury?

If you are having trouble standing straight up and it is associated with back pain then hip flexor spasm may be involved. It is not unusual after a particularly heavy 'core-eccentric' workout.
...
Forum: Injuries 04-20-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,862
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Inguinal Hernia Epic

No worries Mike. Stay positive and patient...I remember is was very frustrated that I couldn't even get out of bed or a chair without pain for weeks after the op, but keep doing the rights things,...
Forum: Injuries 04-20-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,387
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Entire arm goes numb with OHS

Agree that nerve would most likely be the cause.

You need to be careful with any kind of nerve entrapment/impingement as it can quickly lead to muscle inhibition and therefore rapid wastage.
...
Forum: Injuries 04-20-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,862
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
Re: Inguinal Hernia Epic

Well done on surviving the first week post surgery...i have been there and it is not comfortable. I had a bilateral repair in late July 2007. The road to recovery is slow and frustrating, but not...
Forum: Injuries 09-06-2006, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,753
Posted By Ben Liuzzi
G'day I have had a similar presentation of...

G'day

I have had a similar presentation of posterior pain. Mine was gradual onset of posterior knee pain that lead to general knee 'ache' and soreness.

It was caused by a combination of...
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