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Forum: Community 07-08-2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 2,593
Posted By Alix James
Experienced Olympic Lifter wanted at Reebok CrossFit Asphodel in Hong Kong

Hi,

We are looking for a new coach at our box, Reebok CrossFit Asphodel in Hong Kong.

Ideally a high level competitor male or female who wants to come and mix it in the Asian Region. None...
Forum: Injuries 09-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,017
Posted By Alix James
Re: MRI results - hips and lumbar

Thanks Daniel,

I run an affiliate so free to construct my training as required. Ive taken a week off and back to training sensibly now and will do as you suggest, slowly build these lifts back...
Forum: Injuries 09-06-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,017
Posted By Alix James
Forum: Injuries 09-06-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,017
Posted By Alix James
MRI results - hips and lumbar

Recently had some debilitating pain in my lower back, stupidly deadlifting after a massage initially caused it, then 3-4 days later thinking it was ok again, hurt it rowing. Couldnt walk straight...
Forum: Fitness 12-22-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

I just put 25lb on my power clean PR today and havent done a power clean for atleast 3 months.
Forum: Fitness 12-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

I have to echo Tim and Kane's words above. Rick spent 45mins on the phone, with me on Saturday morning going over many scenarios I was encountering with classes and my own training.

In detail, he...
Forum: Fitness 12-05-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

Nice to see that people are feeling the same results as we are.

Ricks been gone around a month now and we have been able to keep building and improving the attitude of people in the gym, its a...
Forum: Fitness 11-12-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

Rick left this morning and should be in the air back to NY as we speak. I have to say bringing him over to HK was one of the best things we could have done for our gym and the guys who...
Forum: Fitness 11-08-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

Just a bit of an update on how things are going. Personally, my previous 1rm back squat was 181kg and I had hit that on a 16'' box a while back...just. During the seminar, deloaded with some light...
Forum: Fitness 11-04-2012, 05:45 PM
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Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

The dust has settled after the seminar and I must say everyone who attended was blown away, it was a draining experience, not with via the vast group of new exercises we were put through but also the...
Forum: Fitness 11-03-2012, 06:56 PM
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Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

Got through Day 1, it went down with a bang, so much positive feedback already. Rick's presentation is captivating, straight up and leaves no questions unanswered.

Day 1 was spent going through the...
Forum: Fitness 10-01-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 251,970
Posted By Alix James
Re: My day with Rick Scarpulla of Ultimate Advantage (Westside 4 Athletes)

Great stuff Kane!!

Been talking to Rick for a while and finally have confirmed we'll be bringing him over to Hong Kong to run his 2 full day seminar with us at CrossFit Asphodel. He'll be running...
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-03-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By Alix James
Re: Evil Wheel Critique

Not that bad Joffray. The thing I think helps with this is to get someone to positiong the roller under there shoulders when up on all fours and then making the movement come from moving your thighs...
Forum: Digital Coaching 09-03-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,266
Posted By Alix James
Re: 225lb Snatch-- Any tips?

Kane,

Ive been using 'cyclops' (android app, I see you have android, although think its called coaches eye now), it has really helped me watching back my lifts, which the goal being to remove a...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-02-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,504
Posted By Alix James
Re: Crossfit Shanghai

i have it on good word that something is in the pipeline for a shanghai box opening by the end of the year :):pepper:
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,234
Posted By Alix James
Re: Crossfit Equipment In Hong Kong

Matthew,

I run the affiliate in Hong Kong so understand your issues with space/environment etc, I went through all of that before when starting to train.

Unless you live somewhere really nice, or...
Forum: Exercises 08-15-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,155
Posted By Alix James
Re: Pull Ups: trouble with the last 6 inches

It could be mobility or could be lack of strength particularly Rhomboids which play a part in closing the pullup and the pull into the bar.

We have somebody who has had a similar problem and we...
Forum: Injuries 04-16-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

Back from the appointment, expensive session but he was very infomative, he took me through both x-rays, on the side view he showed me I think it was L4 an issue... 'Scotty Dog' analogy - and it had...
Forum: Injuries 04-16-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

Got an appointment with a good chiro in about an hour.

Really bad timing I guess, but I have excrutiating pain today and have had to leave the gym and go home. My mid back/lats/serratus/obliques...
Forum: Injuries 04-15-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

I'm going to go and see a well recommended Chiro tomorrow and also a PT later on in the week, I will see what advice they both give and then see where to take it.

I will keep the thread updated...
Forum: Injuries 04-14-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

Sean, is it the heavier whiter colour on that hip that is saying that to you?

All this talk of spine twisting / arthiritis etc is pretty worrying, I'm 28 :( Will get it looked at asap
Forum: Injuries 04-13-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

To be honest I don't know I havent first hand experience with many. Of course always have clients recommending people but not really that sure where to start without just picking one.

This guy is...
Forum: Injuries 04-13-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
Re: X-ray shows lumbar curve

Thanks Megan.

That was my thought too. The only other view that I have is a side xray.

We are very limited over in HK, I dont believe there are any ART therapists here, just googled and found a...
Forum: Injuries 04-13-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,909
Posted By Alix James
X-ray shows lumbar curve

Always kind of struggled with hip flexibility, I have almost zero internal hip rotation, and get impingement early on when my knee starts coming into my chest and bought across my body.

Have built...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,048
Posted By Alix James
Re: Timer used in WOD 12.1 standards video

Timers Pro on Itunes.

Dont think its available for android though
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