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Forum: Equipment 10-01-2009, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Elliptical

I have found the elliptical to very useful while rehabbing hamstring injuries. I have a history of periodically overdoing it and straining (cannot bend over) my hamstring. It allowed me a good...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-25-2009, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Skip/Terry - Man do I love and hate a challenge, so of course I had to give the 30 minute 225# deadlift workout a go. Once again, what looks doable always ends up a challenge. Had to do it by...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-21-2009, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Deb, good work with the Burpee Challenge. I'm impressed that you made up yesterday's balance today. Strong will. BTW, Burpees suck!

Steve, I'm jealous of those pullups. 19 is something to be...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-20-2009, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Tuesday PM got my butt whipped at "Big Bertha", this is a fairly long, very steep hill down the street from the stairs. Workout was billed as easy... should have known better; AMRAP in 45 minutes of...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-18-2009, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Oh the diet discussion. This is the bane of my existance. I know all the right answers, but of course that is the easy part. I have the discipline to workout very regularly, but find it virtually...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-17-2009, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Diane, I too enjoyed 2 days of rest. Not sure I came back as strong as you did, but I feel good.

Skip, chalk me up as another disciple humbled by that Cindy performance. I have a PR of 22, but the...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-13-2009, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Diane, nice picture!

Wednesday may have over-done it. Watching all these monster deadlifts got me motivated. After a good warm up did dead lifts and weitghted pull ups: 5x135# DL and 5x35# PU,...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-12-2009, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Sunday, it was hot and humid so I went for an easy trail run with my wife. We ran and walked about 4 miles.

Monday did my usual yoga. My instructor added some new twists and I was feeling it...
Forum: Starting 08-11-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,772
Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Baby boomers, please respond! Is anyone on here as old as me?

Hey all, just saw this. Sure there are lots of us. Check out our meeting place at http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=39289 (WFS) Old people getting it done.
Forum: Workout Logs 08-09-2009, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Pat, Tim and Tom... monster work on the DL's. Great effort and I am envious of your brute strength.

Friday got away from me, so no workout.

Saturday went to the stairs by myself and made up a new...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-06-2009, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Steve, thanks for the props on the row. This is not my best (19:28), but I try to keep in under 20 for this distance. I do not row as much as I have in the past, my rower is at my office and I like...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-04-2009, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Got to travel again last weekend. This time to the left coast and ended up in Coronado at the Hotel del... Beautiful place. Quick story, on Sat afternoon, I was at the pool with my 2 younger boys...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-29-2009, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

It's been a little while. Changed out my desktop for a laptop and have had "issues" that are still being unwound.

Can't remember all my workouts since last Wenesday but will try.

Thursday...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-22-2009, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Wow, unbelievable #'s for those DL's. I am both impressed and envious. Keep up the great work. Also have to mention that Terry is looking very tight in his new avitar.

Haven't checked in for a...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-19-2009, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Strong work across the board. Welcome all aging newcomers.

Took Friday as a rest day due to not prioritizing my day well enough. Too much work, too little time.

Saturday went out to the stairs...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-16-2009, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Pat, disclaimer, that is not me in the picture. I am older and much better looking, possibly a little weaker. I'm told the tire weighed around 750# new. It has been worn down quite a bit and is...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-15-2009, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Been following the thread from afar these last few days. Had some down time with the family in Lake Placid, Thursday thru Monday. Only work outs were a walk and jog with my wife around Mirror Lake....
Forum: Workout Logs 07-06-2009, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

After a great 4th, I have the following to report.

On Friday, got together with a group at the stairs. Brought along my 20 yo daughter who is a nursing student at Loyala in Chicago. She is also in...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-02-2009, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Strong work by all. Impressed by the #'s and envious of the PR's

Quick question. Do you feel that you gear your work outs toward your strengths, weaknesses or both. I find myself working both,...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-26-2009, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Charlie, I don't feel that was too much work on the shoulders. I only did 5 work sets, so if I mislead you with the way I wrote it, I apologize. My objective was 5x5 with 140#. Didn't mention, but...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-25-2009, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Daine, my thoughts and prayers are with both you and your husband.

Pat, I had the same or similar surgery to tale care of a bicep tendon impingement 28 years ago. Same shoulder I had rotator cuff...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-24-2009, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Charlie, I am a big Buffett fan and unfortunately I spend a little too much time in Margaritaville. Have a recipe for "Buffett's Perfect Margarita"... killer.

Keeping with the Airplane theme, do...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-22-2009, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Double post... sorry
Forum: Workout Logs 06-22-2009, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Thursday Rest

Friday felt like repeats so planned on four x 1/2 mile. Did a thorough warm up and a lot of stretching, esp. in the ham and glutes. Slow jog 6.0 for 2 min followed by 2 min walk then...
Forum: Workout Logs 06-18-2009, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Tom Girouard
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

John, there is life after surgery. Keep the bigger picture in mind, what you are looking forward to doing post recovery. I had rotator cuff surgery a few years back, the result of some over-zealous...
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