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Forum: Nutrition 02-03-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,300
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Yogurt?

Fat-free Greek Yogurt is one of my favorite snacks. The plain (unflavored, no sugar added) varieties are a tad bitter but still palatable. Chobani makes plain and flavored varieties which are my...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 02-01-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,471
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Dude passes out after deadlift

This isn't necessarily dangerous unless the subject in question has a high blood pressure since the valsalva maneuver can cause a temporary spike in systolic blood pressure of well over 400...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-19-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,471
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Man Deadlifts 329 lbs, Passes Out

I'm a senior Kinesiology student at U of Maryland and attending GW for Physical Therapy in the fall.

For anyone who hasn't heard of it, the Valsalva Maneuver is the fancy name for holding your...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-08-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,471
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Man Deadlifts 329 lbs, Passes Out

Hilarity of the face plant aside, that was awful form. Also, I'm putting my money on the Valsalva Maneuver as the culprit.

Held his breath while he picked it up, spiked his blood pressure, greatly...
Forum: Injuries 11-27-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Pop goes the knee

Ligament injuries usual result from some twisting movement. Play it by ear and consult a professional if it's not 100% after a week of RICE/NSAIDS and a week of light activity.
Forum: Injuries 11-26-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Pop goes the knee

The pop is a common indicator of ligament damage. Based on the amount of pain and range of motion you have, if it is ligament damage, it's probably a sprain, with little or no tearing.

Do you...
Forum: Injuries 11-24-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,547
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Why do we ice something that is sore?

Basic guidelines for Cold-Hot therapy:

Cold...
-Immediately following an acute injury (prevents swelling)
-After a workout to treat a nagging chronic injury to prevent swelling

Heat...
-Before...
Forum: Injuries 11-21-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Runners: Please help my friend!

If there wasn't a specific acute injury that she can point to as the cause of the pain it sounds like an overuse injury, perhaps inflammation in the tendons of the hamstring. RICE for a day or two,...
Forum: Injuries 11-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,955
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: 2nd/borderline 3rd degree AC joint Separation...

1. See a Physical Therapist

-or-

2. Try this. I'm a Kinesiological Science major, studying Physical Therapy and working as a PT...
Forum: Testimonials 10-30-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,162
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Crossfit is my Halloween Costume

In response to popular demand here are two pics, the first is in costume, the other is just after we finished waxing my chest (the abs looks a million times better in that one even though I look like...
Forum: Testimonials 10-28-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,162
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Crossfit is my Halloween Costume

I decided to be a Spartan, a la 300, for Halloween this year. But I wanted to go balls out, helmet, leather chaps, six pack and all. I've never had visible abs before I started Crossfit but now...
Forum: Nutrition 09-27-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,484
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Diet soda makes you fat

On the rare occasion I splurge for Mickey D's or Wendy's I always laugh at myself a little bit right after I ask for a Diet Coke with my Double Quarter Pounder meal.
Forum: Nutrition 09-06-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,270
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Foods that promote muscle growth

Bodybuilding websites will tell you to have about 1.5 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight but that is much more than your body needs. An active male should consume about 0.8-1.0g/lb a day to...
Forum: Community 08-28-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Hey, we're all geniuses.

not if your spend all your time getting your Fran down to 4 minutes haha
Forum: Fitness 08-25-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,102
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Interesting theory on exercise fatigue

I believe it. I just wish I had the mental strength to put that belief in practice. I'd have such better workouts if actually went those fews steps further that I thought I could and was probably...
Forum: Fitness 08-25-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,394
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Everyday Fitness

I'm pretty sure I'm stealing a Jeff Foxworthy joke here, but if you want to see something funnny, watch a right handed man throw a baseball with his left. Or do it yourself. Just make sure no one's...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-25-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,428
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Fitness and Law Enforcement

Emiliano, that may have just taken the cake for the most uplifting first post I've ever seen on any forum;)
Forum: Injuries 08-25-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,744
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Weird, sharp pain in my abdomen

Ice for 15 minutes at a time several times for the next two days. Maybe try to stretch a bit if it's feeling a little better after that. Lay face down on the floor and use your hands to push ONLY...
Forum: Injuries 08-25-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,046
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: Strain? Tear?

I too, am far from a doctor and unfortunately I'm starting my "Treatment of Athletic Injuries" class next week, BUT I am a rugby player... wait, that probably makes me a less reliable source doesnt...
Forum: Injuries 08-24-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,633
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Re: sprained my Left wrist bad...what to avoid?, what can I do?

Your injury sounds similiar to one I'm slowly getting over. I sprained my wrist trying to hold myself up in a rugby tackle last month.

Try alot of pulling movements. I couldn't do ANY pressing...
Forum: Workout of the Day 08-22-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,328
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
Lightbulb "Reverse" Fran

I'm nursing a wrist injury that prevents me from doing overhead presses. So today instead of doing the 5x5 shoulder press WOD, I came up with a "reversed" Fran type workout. I call it that because...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-20-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,863
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
University of Maryland

Any other Terps out there?
Forum: Community 08-18-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
I'm pulling hard for Ireland. They have a ton of...

I'm pulling hard for Ireland. They have a ton of class in their first XV despite their lack of depth.

I think New Zealand peaked last year and have been on a steady decline since then, the...
Forum: Injuries 08-13-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
I sprained m wrist in a rugby tournament in July....

I sprained m wrist in a rugby tournament in July. I RICE'd it for a few days and then wrapped with whenever I worked out. Long story short, I haven't given it enough rest to recover and I've realized...
Forum: CrossPit 08-10-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kevin McGuinness
I was so bummed that Larson got stuck in that...

I was so bummed that Larson got stuck in that armbar. I just don't like Condit. Don't know why.
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