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Forum: Competitions 07-31-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 142,043
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: CF Games 2011 General Thread

Speal crushed it, he figured the sled halfway through the first round. :kicking0:
Forum: Injuries 11-07-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,329
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Lasting lower back soreness

I don't have any orthopedic issues, at least nothing has showed up or has bothered me in the past with this issue, I will follow Camille's advice and get some videos of my form this week, during the...
Forum: Injuries 11-06-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,329
Posted By Carlos Vera
Lasting lower back soreness

Hi guys, i've been recently having some problems with my lower back, A couple of months ago I started doing a strength program, it goes like this:

Mon: Back Squat/Pullups/Press (3x5)
Tu: Power...
Forum: Testimonials 10-24-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 24,620
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Mark E. Wallace's One-Year Crossfit Testimonial

Mark, Congratulations! I know that sticking to something is really hard, but everyone can tell that you are doing what you love. You are a great inspiration for everyone here and your testimonial is...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 10-17-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,343
Posted By Carlos Vera
Crossfitters near bristol, rhode island?

I've been signed up for an exchange trip during our summertime here in ecuador(February-April), wich means that I will stay in bristol, rhode island for about 8 weeks. I wanted to know it there are...
Forum: Fitness 09-26-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,339
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: In a sentence, define crossfit.

all of these are awesome! this kind of things will get the message across in the presentation, thanks guys! and keep em coming :)
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,339
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: In a sentence, define crossfit.

Thanks alot ted, i just realized crossfit is a really hard thing to conceptualize... I guess it would be easier to say what you think of crossfit.

For example: I think crossfit makes fitness fun,...
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,339
Posted By Carlos Vera
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,339
Posted By Carlos Vera
Post In a sentence, define crossfit.

Hey guys, I´m working on a assignment for an english fair... the topic is Unconventional Sports so of course I chose crossfit! what I wanted to get for the exposition is a definition of crossfit by...
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-22-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,469
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Back Squat Check

glad I could help you :)
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-22-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,469
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Back Squat Check

Hey there, I´m no expert in this, but i belive your wrists shouldn´t be bent like that, the reasoning is that while doing that you´re putting the weight on your arms, not on your shoulders... the arm...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-08-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Before it is too late...

Thursday:
I won´t be able to go down to the gym on friday so moving today´s rest there

Back Squat: 175lbs
Bench: 105lbs Bench went out of service after that, swapped fow HSPU (not a good sub)
Forum: Workout Logs 09-07-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By Carlos Vera
Before it is too late...

This is my second attempt at a log, the first one had some huge flaws...

I realized we dont have much time here, so I belive fitness has to be one of every person´s priorities, although the sad...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-01-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

You´ve got no idea how hard is it for people to change their knowledge about something, especially coming from their children. But we´re there now so it´s less talk and more PR´s now :pepper:
Forum: Exercises 08-31-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,120
Posted By Carlos Vera
Power Clean pointers

Good day!

I´m following the CFWF programing to excelent results so far, but that is for another post, the reason i am posting here is because I really need some help with my power cleans, I do not...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-27-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

yeah, that is what she is talking about, I am not too worried about hernias since i am not squatting that heavy yet ( my last workout was with 160 pounts) but that is one of her mayor...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-27-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Thanks for that karin :) height has never and wont ever be something that stops me!
I´m really focused on the things i like to do now, thanks for those words of advice
and yeah, basketball is not my...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-27-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Eric, I agree with you on that one, I´m preety sure she means herniated discs, because she has that issue with her cervical area and has had a couple of intense pain and other kinds of things from...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-26-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

thanks for the links and the advise, i really apreciate it!

You´ve got no idea how many times i´ve asked her for proof of what she says, she will refuse to belive in anything I pull from the...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-26-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Carlos Vera
Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Hey guys. Since starting crossfit my mom and I have been having several arguments about weightlifting and crossfitting regarding my size, I am 16 years old and measure about 1.71 mts (5 foot 5 i...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-23-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,741
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: A log from inside a tire.

Back Squat 155lbs

Press 75 lbs I´m cutting back on the press, it sceems i was doing a push press all along, today did this with no drive whatsoever.

Dead Hang Pullups 10-10-10
Forum: Workout Logs 08-17-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,741
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: A log from inside a tire.

Today our gym´s wod consisted on finding everyone´s PRs on the following lifts:

Deadlift: 205-> 225
Back Squat 140-> 165
Front Squat N/A -> 155
OH Squat 85-> 115
Press N/A -> 95
Push Press 105->...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-17-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,741
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: A log from inside a tire.

Monday:

140lb back squat 3x5
95lb Press (I realized I was doing more of a push press than actuall pressing, so scaled back the weight a bit)
5-5-5 Dead-Hang pullups + 18lb KB

Metcon

1 Minute work,...
Forum: Fitness 08-15-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,836
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Any thoughts on combining powerlifting & crossfit?

Yeah, I was worried about that... not having a car yet sucks... so I have to manage. i´ll make sure i hit the DL this week for sure
Forum: Fitness 08-15-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,836
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Any thoughts on combining powerlifting & crossfit?

I´m following the CFWF programing eric is talking about and so far it has been really good, You get to do plenty of barbell work while giving room for CF wods, I haven´t been really strict with...
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