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Forum: Community 05-03-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jim Lark
IYCA vs CrossFit Kids

Okay, I know I'm on the Crossfit site, so there will be a slant towards the CF Kids. I'm just curious if anybody out here has gone the IYCA route. They can be found at www.iyca.org

I have been a...
Forum: Fitness 05-26-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,961
Posted By Jim Lark
Anyone, anyone...???

Anyone, anyone...???
Forum: Fitness 05-23-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,961
Posted By Jim Lark
A 14yr old elite hockey player came to me with...

A 14yr old elite hockey player came to me with his mother today with a workout binder from GameSpeed. His mother asked me to go over the exercises for him so he could perform them correctly. They...
Forum: Exercises 02-21-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,875
Posted By Jim Lark
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Exercises 02-20-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,875
Posted By Jim Lark
Any takers? Bueller...Bueller...?

Any takers?

Bueller...Bueller...?
Forum: Exercises 02-18-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,875
Posted By Jim Lark
Didn't want to sabotage somebody else's post so...

Didn't want to sabotage somebody else's post so thought I would start a new thread. I read the following on a recent post re. the muscle up:

"It is important to consider scapular position in any...
Forum: Injuries 01-04-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By Jim Lark
I will as the chiropractor about the impingement...

I will as the chiropractor about the impingement when I speak with him. If the discomfort/spasm occurred that evening, such as your friend's calf, I would attribute it to the workout. But after 4...
Forum: Injuries 01-04-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,240
Posted By Jim Lark
Re. abduction and adduction with the knees,...

Re. abduction and adduction with the knees, please correct me if I am wrong. Was your PT telling you that you need to strengthen your abductors, aka IT band or muscles on the outside of the leg, so...
Forum: Injuries 01-04-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By Jim Lark
Started with a new client and after assessing she...

Started with a new client and after assessing she had no medical or health issues (per our questionnaire), put her through a very simple routine - 3 rounds of 5 pull-ups (assisted on gravitron), 7...
Forum: Exercises 12-13-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,136
Posted By Jim Lark
Mike, I noticed the loads start off pretty...

Mike,

I noticed the loads start off pretty easy. I am 165lbs with a 235lb max back squat and 185lb front squat (and strangely, a 195lb overhead squat - go figure). I am stuck at a plateau. By...
Forum: Nutrition 12-07-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,428
Posted By Jim Lark
One of my clients is a rep for MonaVie...

One of my clients is a rep for MonaVie (www.mymonavie.com (http://www.mymonavie.com)) and is really pushing me to give it a try. It's one of those supplements that has 19 fruits pureed into a liquid...
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-02-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,093
Posted By Jim Lark
Love the new CrossFit Total concept. But,...

Love the new CrossFit Total concept. But, shouldn't we divide the total score by some multiple to take into account body weight? Or, just divide by the bodyweight. I.e., I have a client that...
Forum: Injuries 10-20-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By Jim Lark
Haven't hit chin yet but nailed my throat on the...

Haven't hit chin yet but nailed my throat on the deadlift high pulls doing Fight Gone Bad. Felt like somebody was trying to choke me for the next three days and totally lost my voice for a week -...
Forum: Injuries 09-06-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jim Lark
BINGO!!! The popliteus was the culprit. She...

BINGO!!!

The popliteus was the culprit. She sat down, I pressed directly behind the knee and got the reaction. So, now that we know what it is, I have some questions:

1. Since it's a muscle...
Forum: Injuries 09-01-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,289
Posted By Jim Lark
Brian, Pull-ups are primarily for the lats,...

Brian,

Pull-ups are primarily for the lats, and if you perform them palms facing, it will include the biceps. A kipping pull-up will involve the posterior delts as you pull in (rowing motion),...
Forum: Injuries 08-31-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,289
Posted By Jim Lark
Other than dips and the front of the upper body...

Other than dips and the front of the upper body (anterior delts, pecs, ets), do you do anything for the rear delts, rhomboids, etc?

I had surgery about 7 years ago on my AC joint, primarily...
Forum: Injuries 08-25-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jim Lark
I have a client who is having knee issues, but...

I have a client who is having knee issues, but also on one knee, she has pain smack dab in the middle part of the back of the knee. Only thing I know of that would be in that spot are ligaments (ACL...
Forum: Injuries 08-25-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,019
Posted By Jim Lark
Dorie, I think it depends on if you do an...

Dorie,

I think it depends on if you do an overhand vs underhand pull-up. Overhand (palms facing away from the body) really works the lats and some muscles of the arms while the underhand pull-up...
Forum: Injuries 08-25-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jim Lark
Thanks for the replies. I'll ask him about his...

Thanks for the replies. I'll ask him about his calcium intake and recommend the magnesium.

Jim
Forum: Injuries 08-23-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jim Lark
I'll recommend the stretching. Do you think the...

I'll recommend the stretching. Do you think the amount of water he is drinking is diluting his minerals and causing some of the cramping?

Thanks for all the replies.
Jim
Forum: Injuries 08-22-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jim Lark
I discussed with him the whole imbalance thing. ...

I discussed with him the whole imbalance thing. He's pretty ab heavy so I told him he should be adding some back extensions - same for the rear delts (add some barbell presses).

I'm still not...
Forum: Injuries 08-22-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jim Lark
Gatorade is good because it provides potassium...

Gatorade is good because it provides potassium and sodium. I believe this guy is already getting these minerals.

Thanks
Forum: Injuries 08-22-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jim Lark
Working with a client the other day and a guy...

Working with a client the other day and a guy came up to me and asked me about muscle cramps. He says that every since he intensified his workout, his stomach cramps when he bends over to tie his...
Forum: Injuries 07-05-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,418
Posted By Jim Lark
Client came to me with a strange symptom. He's a...

Client came to me with a strange symptom. He's a pretty big guy - 240 with 20% body fat. On Friday, I put him through a pretty tough workout that included some burpees and running (pretty slow). ...
Forum: Exercises 06-18-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,832
Posted By Jim Lark
I've been performing back squats for a while...

I've been performing back squats for a while using the techniques in Rippetoe's Starting Strength (great book). One of my clients is a chiropractor and I was asking her about muscle assessments to...
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