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Forum: Exercises 11-05-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,184
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Re: I did 4 single MU's in one day, now 0 for 8?

I ran into a similar problem with pistols. Got so excited when I found I was first able to do singles without a counterbalance that I did a whole bunch in a single day, then couldn't do them for a...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,394
Posted By Matthew Albanese
I just got back from teaching/training at a...

I just got back from teaching/training at a seminar this weekend in Independance, MI. Jim McCann was one of the guests, and he put on some great clinics on Ground and Pound tactics, as well as...
Forum: Injuries 05-02-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,581
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Has anyone ever experienced, or, in the case of...

Has anyone ever experienced, or, in the case of the therapist(s) on the board, treated, a stinger injury?

I sustained one about a week ago doing some grappling, and I'm very concerned. I...
Forum: Injuries 09-11-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,570
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Thanks everyone for putting in their $.02. ...

Thanks everyone for putting in their $.02.

I'm sensing that I need to change my attitude on this from one of "rehab until it gets better and then you won't have to worry anymore" to one of...
Forum: Injuries 09-08-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,570
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Not sure if I've ever heard this issue addressed...

Not sure if I've ever heard this issue addressed either in the Journal or on this board, though I'm sure it's come up before.

There is some clinical evidence to suggest that certain portions of...
Forum: Injuries 08-30-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,449
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Thanks so much!! I guess I'll stick to very...

Thanks so much!! I guess I'll stick to very light dl's and stay away from the rowing and wall ball. I meant to ask my PT yesterday, but he "ditched" me half way through my exercises to work with...
Forum: Injuries 08-30-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,449
Posted By Matthew Albanese
I'm in my third week of PT for a minor labrum...

I'm in my third week of PT for a minor labrum tear as well as BOTH primary and secondary (or anterior and posterior) impingements. The therapy's going ok, I'm definitely getting some strength in...
Forum: Injuries 06-30-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By Matthew Albanese
I finished rehab for the biceps tendonitis last...

I finished rehab for the biceps tendonitis last summer, and the symptoms for that were almost nonexistent for 6-8 months and then I started having this problem. So this issue has been around for...
Forum: Injuries 06-30-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By Matthew Albanese
I've been reading much of the shoulder...

I've been reading much of the shoulder injury-related posts, and since I hadn't found any threads that sound very similar to my issue, I decided I'd post a new thread.

First, a little history: ...
Forum: CrossPit 06-18-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 4,067
Posted By Matthew Albanese
There's a general consensus that skill training...

There's a general consensus that skill training should take place when you're fresh, hence if you are training martial arts skills and doing a WOD, it's generally more productive to do the WOD last,...
Forum: CrossPit 06-01-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,569
Posted By Matthew Albanese
One of the things that I love about Crossfit is...

One of the things that I love about Crossfit is how it's changed my perspective on the more martial arts related conditioning I've done in the past.

In the Muay Thai classes at our school, I'd...
Forum: CrossPit 06-01-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,292
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Just my $.02 Jeff - as for your...

Just my $.02

Jeff - as for your perspective on Filipino arts as they relate to empty hand defense against a motivated and armed attacker, I think you're right on there. I teach and train Kali,...
Forum: Injuries 05-25-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,559
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Paul- Just wanted to say thanks for...

Paul-

Just wanted to say thanks for posting. The problems you've described are almost identical to the hip problem I've been dealing with for several years now. I had a theory that...
Forum: Injuries 05-05-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,959
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Hey all- I've been struggling with...

Hey all-

I've been struggling with relapses from a couple injuries that had been plaguing me for a while. I'd been diagnosed with biceps tendonitis and anterior impingement syndrome in my left...
Forum: Injuries 10-08-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,368
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Not sure if this is an appropriate topic for the...

Not sure if this is an appropriate topic for the forum, as I don't see a lot of product reviews. As such, I apologize in advance if this is not appropriate.

I just would like to know if anyone...
Forum: Exercises 10-08-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,184
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Kevin- I'm also on the mend from shoulder...

Kevin-

I'm also on the mend from shoulder impingement and biceps tendonitis. No surgery, just deep tissue massage and ultrasound did the trick for me. I'd basically been off Crossfit entirely...
Forum: Exercises 09-28-2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Thanks guys. I don't seem to have any...

Thanks guys.

I don't seem to have any problem racking a 45lb bar, but I'm rehabbing right now, so I'll be doing a lot of broomstick work. It'll be a good opportunity to tune up my overhead...
Forum: Exercises 09-28-2005, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Matthew Albanese
OK, file this under "the only stupid question is...

OK, file this under "the only stupid question is the one not asked."

When practicing O-lifts with a broomstick or PVC pipe, how do you rack the stick/pipe? It seems to me, the rack position...
Forum: Community 08-09-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Thanks for the well wishes, Ryan. ...

Thanks for the well wishes, Ryan.

Unfortunately, can't make it to that one, either. We're hosting Ron Balicki for a seminar at our school that weekend. Hopefully things'll calm down in the...
Forum: Community 08-09-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Man!! This has just not been my summer. I...

Man!! This has just not been my summer. I finally have the day open to attend a Chicago area Crossfit event, and I'd like nothing more than to finally come out and hit some Thai pads and meet...
Forum: Nutrition 08-02-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Could no longer find the product on iherb.com,...

Could no longer find the product on iherb.com, but the brand is Coromega OMEGA-3. I found a 90-packet supply for about $20 on vitacost.com, which is about how much I paid for my original supply. ...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,055
Posted By Matthew Albanese
I'm partially posting this as an endorsement, and...

I'm partially posting this as an endorsement, and partially to see if anyone else has had expreience with this product. A few months ago I purchased a 90-day supply of fish oil from a company called...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,123
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Just made my trip to TJ's last night. Hopefully...

Just made my trip to TJ's last night. Hopefully all this lasts for more than one week. Healthy livin AIN'T CHEAP!

canned Wild Alaskan Salmon, frozen chicken breasts, buffalo burgers, whey...
Forum: Injuries 07-21-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,646
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Thanks Patrick I've used most of those...

Thanks Patrick

I've used most of those stretches. I'll definitely try the gluteus medius strength test I found on one of those links. I've suspected a glute med strength deficit had something...
Forum: Injuries 07-21-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,646
Posted By Matthew Albanese
Has anyone had any experience recovering from...

Has anyone had any experience recovering from piriformis syndrome? My chiropractor diagnosed the problem, which I've had for probably over a year now. Tends to flare up the most after Thai Boxing...
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