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Forum: Competitions 07-31-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 165,354
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: 2,672
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: 2,672
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: 26,912
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: 2,567
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: 16,058
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: 16,058
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: 16,058
Posted By Carlos Vera
Forum: Fitness 09-25-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,058
Posted By Carlos Vera
Post In a sentence, define crossfit.

Hey guys, Im 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: 2,964
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: 2,964
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Back Squat Check

Hey there, Im no expert in this, but i belive your wrists shouldnt be bent like that, the reasoning is that while doing that youre putting the weight on your arms, not on your shoulders... the arm...
Forum: Workout Logs 09-08-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,633
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Before it is too late...

Thursday:
I wont be able to go down to the gym on friday so moving todays 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: 1,633
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 persons priorities, although the sad...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-01-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,352
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Youve got no idea how hard is it for people to change their knowledge about something, especially coming from their children. But were there now so its less talk and more PRs now :pepper:
Forum: Exercises 08-31-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,457
Posted By Carlos Vera
Power Clean pointers

Good day!

Im 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: 6,352
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 concerns.
...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-27-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,352
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Thanks for that karin :) height has never and wont ever be something that stops me!
Im really focused on the things i like to do now, thanks for those words of advice
and yeah, basketball is not...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 08-27-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,352
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

Eric, I agree with you on that one, Im 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: 6,352
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Crossfit, Weightlifting and Size

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

Youve got no idea how many times ive 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: 6,352
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: 3,216
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: A log from inside a tire.

Back Squat 155lbs

Press 75 lbs Im 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: 3,216
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: A log from inside a tire.

Today our gyms wod consisted on finding everyones 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...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-17-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
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...
Forum: Fitness 08-15-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,746
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. ill make sure i hit the DL this week for sure
Forum: Fitness 08-15-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,746
Posted By Carlos Vera
Re: Any thoughts on combining powerlifting & crossfit?

Im 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 havent been really strict with...
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