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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 11-18-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 54,049
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Muscle between shoulder blades hurting

common problem, often due to vertebral structural issues caused by poor posture with excessive kyphosis and head forward . overdeveloped, tight pecs and lats unbalanced with lengthened weak...
Forum: Injuries 11-01-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,755
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: epididymitis and crossfit

the dull ache in the nads, could also be caused by a cremaster strain. That's the muscle that pulls the boys in when it's cold. It tends to be chronic, especially with regular lifting. and of course...
Forum: CrossPit 10-26-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,023
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: UFC 90 - Silva vs. Cote

I was dissapointed in Silva's performance. He's my favorite fighter and I expect a lot. First I didn't understand his lack of engagement after the feeling out process. Second I was disappointed with...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-10-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,794
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Most Ridiculous Hotel WOD

I stayed in a hostel this summer, no gym, no space...coupled BW movements with deadlifting one side of a heavy metal frame bed.
Forum: Injuries 09-24-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,971
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Chronic neck/upper back issue

I would ask your PT, since they did the eval and know the exact deal. But I would say for now these are not great for you.

These are all fine, but make sure you stretch your lats after the L-Pull...
Forum: Injuries 09-24-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,971
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Chronic neck/upper back issue

I don't think that NO upper body work is indicated. But the upperbody work must be directed toward a therapeutic purpose until you get strong enough in the right places. I agree about the no push...
Forum: CrossPit 09-02-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,318
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: couture v. lesnar in UFC!

I see it as a lose lose for Randy. If he wins-he beats a newcomer, if he loses-he loses to Brock and possibly loses the opportunity to fight Fedor. Either way I am not looking forward to this fight....
Forum: Injuries 09-01-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Help.... :'(

Patrick, I've had similar issues, although not as bad as yours. I would strongly encourage you to go to a physical therapist. One of the ways to stabilize the bony structures is through a combination...
Forum: Starting 08-29-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,409
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Getting in fighting shape

Markus, have you fought before? If you have and this frequency of mma training worked for you, then by all means, I've got nothing to add. however if this was me, I would add more fight training. You...
Forum: Injuries 08-26-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,077
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Shoulder Surgery Rehab - Please Help!

Michael, SLAP repair rehab is very intricate and takes a lot longer than a month. Heck, even for tissue to heal it takes about 6 weeks. In my experience, it takes at least 4-6 months to get to fully...
Forum: Fitness 08-26-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 29,021
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Some info on Bryan Clay

no but that moment happens very very early in an elite athlete's life. I started crossfit when I was 27, I am 33 now. I don't care how many times I work out or what diet I follow, I am not getting...
Forum: Injuries 05-24-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362,621
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Shoulder popping/cracking/clicking sound

Ahmad, sounds in themselves don't always mean an underlying pathology. Sounds with pain or limitations in range of motion-do. It could be a few things and they can be assessed with an exam by. Most...
Forum: Fitness 05-15-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Neck Health In High Impact Sports

Here's what I said "Speed-this is the most difficult factor to reproduce in a true function sense. " I'd love to hear anyone's thoughts on this. One idea-you can have a partner apply rhythmic...
Forum: Fitness 05-14-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Neck Health In High Impact Sports

Hey Matthew, I was just thinking about this question. I think that an overall conditioning program may decrease the severity of cervical trauma and possibly concussion, BUT. There are a couple of...
Forum: CrossPit 05-11-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,442
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Getting Ready for a Fight with CROSSFIT

Benjamin, you have some valid points, especially about tangible goals. But, 5 minute runs? in my opinion it's very long time for a sport that's primarily anaerobic and interval. Perhaps, all out work...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-11-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 65,869
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: What's the source of the problem when one foot is turned out a little?

Steven, I disagree. It is absolutely normal. Every single human on the planet has variations in their allignment. What is the standard that makes us declare 5 degree ER normal and 6 degree not? There...
Forum: CrossPit 05-11-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,442
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Getting Ready for a Fight with CROSSFIT

Benjamin, with all due respect, push ups have little to do with punching power. The power of a punch begins with proper grounding and torque at the hips and shoulders. It also requires proper TrA and...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-11-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 65,869
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: What's the source of the problem when one foot is turned out a little?

Howard, may ask why you want to fix it? Are you having any pain or loss of function as the result? We all have variations in our gait, posture that fall within the normal curve. Also, to really...
Forum: CrossPit 02-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,516
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Fear of ringworm, staph

After a few unpleasant experiences with ringworm and mild staph, here's what I found to be best combo. 1. wear a long sleeve rashguard and gi pants even if rolling no gi. 2. shower right after...
Forum: CrossPit 01-14-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,444
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Crossfit and MMA training

Actually there's a video around of Rich Franklin doing a circuit with machines.
Forum: Testimonials 10-22-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By Emil Berengut
Re: Cscs

Hey Zac, I agree some of the stuff in the book is quite contradictory. Even more, much of the exercise stuff I've been taught in PT school has been contrary to CF philosophy. However, I've been...
Forum: Testimonials 10-21-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,310
Posted By Emil Berengut
Cscs

Haven't posted in a while due to school commitments, but wanted to share something. I passed my CSCS exam, gaining the majority of information over the past four years from this forum. The first part...
Forum: Fitness 12-01-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,668
Posted By Emil Berengut
Thanks Jeff , just got the email.

Thanks Jeff , just got the email.
Forum: Fitness 11-30-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,668
Posted By Emil Berengut
Hey folks, I am doing a presentation on this....

Hey folks, I am doing a presentation on this. Does anyone know of any studies that measure physiologic responses and adaptations in kids to a crossfit like program? Aerobic/anaerobic capacity, muscle...
Forum: CrossPit 07-02-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,065
Posted By Emil Berengut
don't forget, many of the people he fights alos...

don't forget, many of the people he fights alos train that way. thus, all things conditioning wise will be equal. in fact, he is probably more dilligent about whatever condtioning he is doing than...
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