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Forum: Injuries 07-20-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,967
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Elbow pain---maybe tendonitis?

I meant lateral not medial .
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,967
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Elbow pain---maybe tendonitis?

It sounds to me as if you have medial epicondylitis . There are numerous ways to cure it but look up the rubber band exercise and the hammer exercise. They cured me after 1 year of this. However be...
Forum: Fitness 07-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,467
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Buy another 24kg Kb or go to 32kg?

Thank you. I think I will go for the 32kg then!
Forum: Fitness 07-15-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,467
Posted By Guy Crossland
Buy another 24kg Kb or go to 32kg?

Hello,

I have a 24kg kettlebell that I can clean and press 15-20 times. The question is should I now go for another 24 and build up so I can press both at the same time for 20 reps or go for the...
Forum: Fitness 11-25-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Candy and burpees: a tale of two WODS

Looking at the title of my thread I meant Cindy of course. Talking about the madness of burpees .... I forgot to mention my German Shepherd trying to lick my face every couple of minutes.Then she...
Forum: Fitness 11-24-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Candy and burpees: a tale of two WODS

Thank you. I knew " just do them " would come in somewhere but it is the right way I am sure.

The point about technique is apt as I was actually doing good form push ups rather than dropping to the...
Forum: Fitness 11-24-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By Guy Crossland
Candy and burpees: a tale of two WODS

The WOD of burpees was far tougher than I had anticipated. In 7 minutes I managed 71. This surprised me as I am capable of a 20 round Cindy. However it highlighted the intensity of burpees and an...
Forum: Exercises 04-20-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,493
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: List your 400M run time!

48.56 in 1985. I was also part of a 4x400m team that ran 3.10 ( average 47.5 per split)...however now at 47 years young I could get up and run about 60.0 on general training but with a months...
Forum: Fitness 04-20-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,186
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Crossfit geting a bad rep!

Yes,a very good point.However the boys at Transformetrics still going mad about Crossfit!( In a negatiuve way)

Anyway you a right about finding what works best for each and everyone of us and our...
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,186
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Crossfit geting a bad rep!

I do agree.However it was disappointing that they missed some key points as it may deter others from trying Crossfit.
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,186
Posted By Guy Crossland
Crossfit geting a bad rep!

Crossfit et al is getting a bit of a discussion going over on the Transformetrics website under a debate on crazy training systems.Worth a look as they have missed a fundamental point; i.e Crossfit...
Forum: Injuries 02-24-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,993
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Lower back/hip/pain

Thank you. It seems looking at this that it is a strain .Basically my leg reached for some ground that was not there!

I think I am on the right track with ice,massage and sensible rest
Forum: Injuries 02-23-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,993
Posted By Guy Crossland
Lower back/hip/pain

Hello,

Whilst running I put my foot into a little dip in the ground and I seem to have hurt my lower back/hip. It is easing up now as I stretch and self massage it.

Thus far so good but I was just...
Forum: Fitness 12-30-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,344
Posted By Guy Crossland
Inner fight.

Came across this featured in Mens Fitness.Looks interesting and familiar URL="www.innerfight.com"]www.innerfight.com[/URL]
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-28-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By Guy Crossland
Linda and adaptations.

Hi,
I have one rusty old bar so to avoid the constant changing of plates how does the following innovation sound to people;

Deadlift as required
Elavated feet push ups
Kettlebell cleans (53lb,10...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-26-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,217
Posted By Guy Crossland
100 dips instead of 100 push ups in Angie.Why the original choice of exercises?

Just thinking of how the workouts were originally constructed and have become part of Crossfit culture and I wondered how push ups made the cut over dips which seem to give slightly more bang for...
Forum: Workout of the Day 03-20-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,204
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: WOD 3/17/09 No, not again.

Yes this is one workout to gird your loins for!When I saw that it was the WOD I kept making little excuses as to why I would not be able to do it that evening.However at 7.30pm I ventured out of my...
Forum: Fitness 01-06-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,212
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Masters track and heavy metcons.

Edit ? Perhaps an anagram ? I know.....diet.Thanks anyway.Try to be more concise next time with your help and advice.
Forum: Fitness 01-04-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,212
Posted By Guy Crossland
Masters track and heavy metcons.

As I turn 45 in the summer I am looking to compete(:run:) in Masters track and field over 200m and 400m.I am in fairly good shape and can complete a 20 round Cindy and a 6.46 Grace etc.I was...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-24-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,975
Posted By Guy Crossland
150 burpees

Just needed something abit more today so I looked up last years WOD for the 24th December and it was 150 burpees so off I went....17.46 Very hard and talk ablout lactic acid ..anyway it will make me...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-14-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,019
Posted By Guy Crossland
Thumbs up Re: Okay, so Chelsea is harder than I anticipated...

You will get there.I remember attempting Cindy about 2 -3 years ago and getting about 12 rounds and looking upon those who got 20+ as unreal.However at the age of 44 I can now do the magical 20...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-22-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,889
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Angie in 18.07 but look at logsitall...

That is amazing as the transition time for me usually takes a few seconds i.e dropping down off of the pull up bar,getting into push up position and then from there getting up to the squat position!
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-22-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,889
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: Angie in 18.07 but look at logsitall...

Yes I agree and thanks for the comments.In reality only compare yourself against how you were years or months ago.
Interestingly when I started CF I was a 12-14 round person for Cindy and now I can...
Forum: Workout of the Day 11-22-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,889
Posted By Guy Crossland
Angie in 18.07 but look at logsitall...

I performed Angie today in 18.07 of which I was extremely pleased.As a 44/190lb male I was happy .I looked at Logsitall and saw a 55 year old male had done 8 minutes ! I had the Crossfit DVD and saw...
Forum: Workout of the Day 10-29-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,910
Posted By Guy Crossland
Re: navyseals.com wod

It is a good site and not a rip off.They are just catering for different objectives.They do say that their workouts are for those who are looking towards buds.
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