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Forum: Exercises 10-08-2005, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Thanks :-)

Thanks :-)
Forum: Exercises 10-07-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Beth, My knee is really incredibly better...

Beth,

My knee is really incredibly better after 2 months of near-daily squats. It is still a little weaker than the other side and I am cautious about unstable movements (because I am a klutz.)...
Forum: Exercises 10-07-2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
My intention was not to power (squat) jerk. I...

My intention was not to power (squat) jerk. I didn't even know such a thing existed. That's why I asked the technique question. I have a knee that still gives me twinges, the sideways split just...
Forum: Exercises 10-07-2005, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
ok I'll work on it then. :-) It's not that I...

ok I'll work on it then. :-)
It's not that I land feet together, they are spread wide and I am still under the load as in a split, it's just that they are spread sideways instead of front to back....
Forum: Exercises 10-06-2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,411
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Is it nessesary to do the split front to back...

Is it nessesary to do the split front to back rather than sideways? I tried the one leg forward and one back and it just feels much more stable and natural to me to do it the other way. I land with...
Forum: Injuries 10-05-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,073
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
So today I decided maybe I should try a full dip...

So today I decided maybe I should try a full dip between bars. I set up my trusty car axles on cement blocks and tried to do a dip between them, with my feet on the floor. I lack flexibility in my...
Forum: Starting 09-30-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
I joined you on wednesday coincidentally. (I...

I joined you on wednesday coincidentally. (I think you meant Cindy) However my legs were too sore from her to do Thursday's posted workout, though I did one round of it. This is MUCH more interesting...
Forum: Exercises 09-27-2005, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Thanks all. :-)

Thanks all. :-)
Forum: Starting 09-21-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,982
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
I tried the broomstick. I don't seem to be able...

I tried the broomstick. I don't seem to be able to concentrate without some weight to lift. I could put 5# on the broomstick and practice with that I suppose. It's what I've been doing with the...
Forum: Exercises 09-21-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
I'm not really sure where to post this. I was...

I'm not really sure where to post this. I was wondering if there is anyone within, say, a 4-hr drive of Pittsburgh, PA, who would be willing to help me learn the olympic lifts some weekend day. I am...
Forum: Community 09-21-2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,429
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Godspeed Dave, my prayers are with the family.

Godspeed Dave, my prayers are with the family.
Forum: Starting 09-21-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,982
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
I've been thinking abut this myself recently. My...

I've been thinking abut this myself recently. My only qualm about it is not knowing the olympic lifts. I have been looking for about a week for a trainer in any of my area gyms who can train those...
Forum: Nutrition 09-17-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,265
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Yup, I have been reading studies on Vit. C for a...

Yup, I have been reading studies on Vit. C for a few months now and it is some amazing stuff.

Jason Berger: My poor much-maligned dog! :wink: Actually though, I read that dogs (and I infer...
Forum: Nutrition 09-14-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,265
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
http://www.doctoryourself.com/kidney.html

http://www.doctoryourself.com/kidney.html
Forum: Starting 09-12-2005, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,203
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Uwem, My first week I had nothing, I did...

Uwem,
My first week I had nothing, I did deadlifts with a concrete block and it was hard! You can lift anything, if you haven't got the money at the moment to buy an Oly bar and plates, lift rocks,...
Forum: Starting 09-09-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,579
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Good work Jamie! Here's my week 4: ...

Good work Jamie!

Here's my week 4:
Monday: xfit w/u x 3; DL 65# x 12, run 400m, DL 12
Tuesday: xfit w/u x 3; run 400m x 2 (got under 3 minutes for the first time on lap 2!)
Wednesday: xfit...
Forum: Injuries 09-08-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,608
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
How much vitamin C? You need to mega-dose when...

How much vitamin C? You need to mega-dose when ill. I take 2 grams a day in addition to a multivitamin and lots of fruit, and that is while healthy. Your body can make use of surprising amounts per...
Forum: Community 09-03-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,878
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Mars, Pennsylvania (about 20 miles north of...

Mars, Pennsylvania (about 20 miles north of Pittsburgh)
Forum: Starting 08-26-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,699
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
This is my dog's workout: look very concerned...

This is my dog's workout: look very concerned when I am exercising. Come and lick my face anytime I lay on the floor. When I run around the yard (about 400m), he runs out the garage and around the...
Forum: Starting 08-26-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,328
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Thanks guys, I knew I was going to keep doing...

Thanks guys, I knew I was going to keep doing what I am doing regardless of what this guy says. I have never really liked his so-called 'doctoring' but I get free bloodwork at the VA so I keep going...
Forum: Starting 08-25-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,328
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
"You are really too old to start lifting weights"...

"You are really too old to start lifting weights"

!!!!!!!!!!!

I've just been doing CrossFit a week and a half by now, and had gone to my VA dr. for a routine physical. I told him I was...
Forum: Injuries 08-24-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,453
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
well this head pain seems to come regularly, and...

well this head pain seems to come regularly, and only when doing pushups. It must have something to do with my neck muscles or back tightness or something of that nature. I've been exceedingly...
Forum: Community 08-22-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,295
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
If you like winter, this is something I have been...

If you like winter, this is something I have been wanting to do:
http://bushalaskaexpeditions.com/

I drove to Alaska in 1998 and was there the last week of August, first week of September, and...
Forum: Exercises 08-22-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,522
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
There is a video on the exercise page that shows...

There is a video on the exercise page that shows an L-sit and they started with knees drawn up to chest and sticking out one leg at a time. Seems like that would help build strength until you can do...
Forum: Injuries 08-22-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,453
Posted By Corinne Thieleman
Thanks for that link Mark. Very interesting! ...

Thanks for that link Mark. Very interesting!

That happened Friday and I've taken 2 days off but am just about to go out and start week 2 of the beginner's program, I am interested to see if...
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