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Forum: Fitness 05-22-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,789
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Anyone competed 40/45/50+?

Trust me, though it doesn't seem so, 40+ is lightyears away from 50+. It's all about recovery time. Masters needs to stay at 50+. Maybe a Silvers/Seniors at 65+ in the future.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-16-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,340
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Member is short short reping on WODs

Videotape him and put it up on your website. Ask him to evaluate himself in terms of form, counted reps/rounds, etc. He he he.
Forum: Exercises 04-03-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,197
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Knee pain in bottom of squat

Though video was side view, I got the feeling knees were caving in a bit as well.
Forum: Nutrition 03-29-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,235
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: soaking shredded coconut remove added sugar?

In freezer section of normal Krogers
Forum: Injuries 03-20-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,950
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: High Rep Dumbbell Swings and Hand Injury

I've had this before from improper grip on the dumbbell. Went away after 3 days or so.

I only do DB swings by holding handle rather than bell now because of that. FWIW.
Forum: Nutrition 03-20-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,051
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Fish Oil Calculator

Great. Robb's/Melissa's stuff really helpful. I'll need to bookmark that page because as I chase the "sales" online, I end up with different brands or dosages.

One point of curiosity, though. ...
Forum: Exercises 03-20-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,654
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Hex Bar Deadlift

Hex bar trap bar deadlifts end up being part deadlift and part squat. As long as you know that.
Forum: Fitness 03-20-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,765
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Taking a week off ...

If you think your body may need one week off.... take TWO weeks off. You will lose nothing from the rest and will prevent who knows what.

Week one: Nothing. Stretch, roll, massage, jacuzzi,...
Forum: Exercises 03-13-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,545
Posted By Wade Smith
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-07-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,841
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Working while standing.

I'm an elem teacher and therefore mostly on my feet, and mostly moving around the room. I find that when I sit most of the day (conferencing with kids or meetings), my hips don't feel good if I try...
Forum: Nutrition 02-27-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,604
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Protein Powder while eating paleo.

Kidneys have to deal with all those secret strange ingredients. Yikes.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-09-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,861
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Not so much an injury but... bump in my hand....

Noah, before you make a decision, look into Needle Aponeurotomy.
http://www.dupuytrenscenter.com/dupuytrenscenter/main.htm (wfs)

Ask your doctor about it. He/she may not have heard about it as...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-09-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,738
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Un-Balanced Upper Leg Muscles

Though there is some disagreement on whether you can actively engage and strengthen the VMO apart from the entire quad, I have found one exercise that actually does indeed do a good job...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-08-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,917
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Hot tub right after working out or eating

I like doing the contrast thing by jumping from hottub into freezing cold pool. Back and forth a few times. Winter makes it easy.
Forum: Nutrition 01-24-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,285
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Load of grass-fed beef

No, I think you actually need to cook it less. Double-check on that. Plus add butter, olive oil, and/or coconut oil slathered on to add moisture.
Forum: Injuries 01-24-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Sore knees

I'm curious what job you have where it consists of you running on an indoor track?
Forum: Nutrition 01-09-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,590
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Rib Recipe

I do all my ribs this way, regardless whether they are pork or beef.

1. Wash, pat dry, and rub with some olive oil and spices. I prefer salt, pepper, sometimes paprika, greek seasoning, or...
Forum: Exercises 01-09-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,029
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Inverted Rows

Hmmm.

I like inverted rows too. Not sure about them being non-functional. I completely disagree with that.

And regarding intensity... at horizontal (feet on box, etc) and/or with plates on your...
Forum: Workout Logs 01-02-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13,405
Views: 2,217,785
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Will do. I'll PM later today.
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 12-30-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,164
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Detroit Becoming a Sustainable Farm?

One potential drawback would be toxic soil, depending on previous use of the allotted land. Lots of manufacturing in that area's past history.
Forum: Injuries 12-30-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Went to the ortho for shoulder

I had shoulder impingement once and I got an ART release massage on it and took two weeks away from the gym.

Good as new.
Forum: Workout of the Day 12-30-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,294
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Swimming Metcon

Periodically, I'll warm up and then swim sprint intervals.

25m swim
20sec rest
repeat

(I'll go about 15-20mins... go hard and it feels very taxing)
Forum: Workout Logs 12-29-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13,405
Views: 2,217,785
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Greetings fellow mature CFers,

I turn 50 this March, have been CFing for 3 years (on my own, with a group, in two different affiliates, now back on my own).

I will be shifting away from...
Forum: Competitions 12-20-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,172
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Considering the Sectionals, But Not Sure

Drop the ego and go compete.

Every successive year, as CF has grown larger, it will become more difficult/competitive to be able to participate.

Case in point:
2008: Anyone could compete in...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-19-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,861
Posted By Wade Smith
Re: Not so much an injury but... bump in my hand....

I know the thread has been helpful and has already lived its life... but one point of clarification to you, Noah, or anyone else reading this.

Overuse or injury do not CAUSE dupuytrens.
Oversuse...
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