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Forum: Workout Logs 03-26-2019, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

well the 2019 Open is done.
19.5... thrusters @ 20kg were fine.. the chin over bar pullups caused me a sleepless night..final dozed off after coming to an agreement with myself that any reps would be...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-18-2019, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

19.4 55+ rxd. tiebreak 8:16 and a few seconds left to desperately try for C2B.. no luck..next year.
Forum: Workout Logs 03-12-2019, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

nice to have sort of reliable internet back!!!! and doubly nice to see familiar names still active still posting.

have had changes to life but now ( hopefully) able to turn focus back on myself a...
Forum: Workout Logs 03-10-2019, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Hi All.. for those 60+ participating in the 2019 Open here is a great link which can break up the 60+ athletes into the appropriate age groups.. 65-69; 70-74; etc. quite...
Forum: Competitions 02-22-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,401
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Official 2019 Open and Games thread**

signed up again!!!!! seems I cannot help myself..even though my training has been very very interrupted in the past year or so.
aims:
1. Focus on one WOD at a time
2. Be mindful
3, Have fun and...
Forum: Competitions 02-20-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,255
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: How many peeps still using this message board?

Hi Y'all..still alive, still CF x 4 days a week..a bit slower now but still enthusiastic and getting the odd PB. Quieter now on The Board mainly due to family caring commitments..a care for a brother...
Forum: Competitions 09-16-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 29,355
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Two old pop for dirty tests..

it is the athletes personal responsibility to know what medications/substances are banned.... there are many athletes to are subjected to a ban for taking a banned substance in ignorance.

it would...
Forum: Competitions 07-22-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,044
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: If the USADA was involved in Crossfit drug testing

i would say i have no idea.. not really into making assumptions

h
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-18-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,795
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Special population

I am really impressed with the people at my box; CF Rocks .. i am carer for my brother ( now 60 yo) who has multiple disabilities resulting from brain damage during the birth process; right side...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-14-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

that is great news JT.. keeping moving is half the battle.

Have not been posting ( internet satellite problems :( . ) but I too have been moving.. yesterday re introduced wall balls to my...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-27-2015, 08:50 PM
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Views: 292,083
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2014 45-49 Fittest on the Planet goal

I had tears in my eyes watching my CF mentor Matt Swift win the 45-49 masters. Matt is a most amazing CF coach and runs an awesome box in Brisbane Australia. CF Brisbane. He is one of the godfathers...
Forum: Competitions 05-30-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 556,143
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

as others have said that is part of team work... the art of teamwork is to have a members who can complement each others strengths and weaknesses and to also have the ability to be a champion Team...
Forum: Competitions 05-29-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread

well the pacofic regionals have co9mee and gone. I have embarrassed myself while watching CrossFit Rocks Team competing in event 7 by yelling so loudly that my neighbours phobed to ask if I was...
Forum: Starting 05-26-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,461
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Overweight/Obese & Crossfit

welcome!

let us know how that first WOD goes.

Helen
Forum: Workout Logs 05-26-2015, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

:bowdown:

:bowdown:

H
Forum: Injuries 05-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,354
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Repetitive Stress Injuries

as a CFer much older than you are :o I can tell you that the good news is that with good care, proper diagnosis and rehabilitation work you can keep doing crossfit.. however you need to become very...
Forum: Competitions 05-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 95,418
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Is Rich Froning the next Lance Armstrong?

it continues to be a source of irritation to me that the legitimacy of a female athletes ability and success remains tied to her physical appearance. Way back inthe day Billie Jean King was roundly...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-22-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

JT you are having a rough time of it..time for MRI perhaps?

H
Forum: Workout Logs 05-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13,330
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Back to the WOD life.
Monday18 may
5 rounds for time:
10 Squat Snatch, 12.5kg
30 seconds chin over bar
10 Squat Snatch, 12.5kg
60 seconds plank hold

time: 30m35s
Forum: Competitions 05-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 95,418
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Is Rich Froning the next Lance Armstrong?

thankyou for your reply.. you were far more polite than i could have been :D

I am constantly astonished at the criticism of female athletes who are muscular, in particular from the "not being a...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-16-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13,330
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

big lesson learned last weekend. Sunday spent close to 4 sublime hours on my beloved JD tractore slashing the dead heads in the pasture. Perfect autumn day..blue sky, the barest hint of a breeze,...
Forum: Exercises 05-04-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,322
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: right foot turning out more in squats/squat cleans, also right leg hurting while walking

this above... while there is piriformis involvement the cause/effect aspects need to be assessed.

H
Forum: Workout Logs 05-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13,330
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

still moving..sometimes free of pain sometimes not. Have successfully resumed rowing ( with restraint) and some skipping using the cushioning section of the lifting platform .
due to satellite...
Forum: Workout Logs 05-04-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13,330
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Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

I think the words "get thee to thy chiropractor" are important. do not let whatever is going on cause collateral damage as so often happens.

Good Luck

helen
Forum: Workout Logs 04-13-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13,330
Views: 2,185,576
Posted By Helen M Brennan
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Still here:
tuesday 31/3:
20 min airbike

Wednesday: 1/4 ( cannot believe it is actually April where is this year going?)
walk: 25 min power walk
warm Up
20m jog clockwise
20m jog anticlockwise
20 m...
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