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Forum: Community 06-23-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,775
Posted By Scott Parker
Looking for a good CrossFit gym in LA/Santa Monica area

I have been throwing around the idea of moving to Los Angeles since it's a good opportunity for work and to have a large part of my graduate tuition paid for through the hospital I could be working...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,708
Posted By Scott Parker
Rogue Bar or B&R Bar?

Want to get a bar for home and some bumpers. Going to go with the Rogue bumpers, but cant decide on a bar. Have narrowed it down between the Rogue bar ($245) and the B&R bar ($295).

I have been...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,718
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: weightlifting shoe - heel height?

i have had my Risto's for about a month and am very happy with them. Gwen was a pleasure to deal with, they appear to be very well made, and if you mention you are a CrossFitter they will give you a...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,603
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Sizing Risto Weightlifting Shoes...

i emailed gwen today and ended up with a 44. all of my ice climbing boots were euro sizing and was always a 45.5, so that sounds about right. she did give me the crossfit discount and she was super...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,603
Posted By Scott Parker
Sizing Risto Weightlifting Shoes...

Anyone out there have Risto weightlifting shoes? just wondering how they fit and how true the sizing is? I have a low volume, medium width foot. These shoes seem like they are very high quality, hand...
Forum: Nutrition 08-01-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,157
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Pre-workout Supps. Do You All Use Them?

jay (cohen)-

are we part of the "old-school" crossfit mentality of eating real food?! if these thread was posted back in the day it would have been shunned for even mentioning...
Forum: Injuries 08-01-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Overhead Squats - Extreme wrist pain

one thing i ued to do when i was learning how to OHS was doing them EVERYDAY as part of my warmup. a couple sets of 10 reps incorporated into whatever you usually do. start with the PVC pipe,...
Forum: Injuries 07-30-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: I'm back...well, sort of.

Matthew,

really nice info. i never heard of the McKenzie method but will definately be doing a search on it! thanks!
Forum: Injuries 07-29-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: I'm back...well, sort of.

my doc tried putting me on narcotics, but i declined. i ended up taking Cymbalta ( a med originally developed for depression but also is now approved for neuropathic pain and is prescribed to...
Forum: Injuries 07-29-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: I'm back...well, sort of.

just to clarify are you talking about surgery for piriformis syndrome or for a disc? if you're referring to piriformis syndrome i have to say you are very wrong. there is a procedure for it, but it...
Forum: Injuries 07-28-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Overhead Squats - Extreme wrist pain

it's gonna hurt for a bit at first, especially when you start using weight. if it's unbearable pain you probably shouldnt be doing it, but soreness is par for the course. initially i could barely use...
Forum: Injuries 07-28-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: I'm back...well, sort of.

Ric-

yeah i had 4 steroid injections all at once, one in each piriformis muscle and one in each SI joint. did absolutely nothing aside from a numb buttcheeck because part of the nerve was hit. the...
Forum: Injuries 07-28-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,316
Posted By Scott Parker
I'm back...well, sort of.

So it's been about seven months since i have done a WOD since injuring my back and being diagnosed with a herniated disc (initially i thought i wasn't herniated but got a copy of the doc's dictation...
Forum: Injuries 02-20-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,090
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Disk injury

joe-

it was nice talking to you yesterday and hope your back is feeling better. believe me, i feel your pain. if you or anyone else is interested, i saw a rehab doc yesterday and updated my post on...
Forum: Injuries 02-20-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: piriformis symdrome, rotated pelvis, lumbar sublux, out of comission for a while.

almost forgot to mention...

i was also told that he really doesn't want me to be doing any kind of physical activity for the next six weeks. we did agree that i could do pull-ups, bicep curls and...
Forum: Injuries 02-20-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: piriformis symdrome, rotated pelvis, lumbar sublux, out of comission for a while.

so after waiting a month to get an appointment with this doctor that my PCP referrered me to, i think i finally know what is wrong with my back and the good news is that i am most likely going to...
Forum: Injuries 01-29-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: piriformis symdrome, rotated pelvis, lumbar sublux, out of comission for a while.

i have always had issues with my squat form, one leg kind of going out to the side a bit, but the interesting thing is i was really good at OHS, and my 1 rep max was 215 (BW 175). i always got...
Forum: Injuries 01-28-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,095
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: piriformis symdrome, rotated pelvis, lumbar sublux, out of comission for a while.

another thing i noticed, and thought te chiropractor was going to tell me i was nuts, was that i swore my left leg was longer than my right, and it was noticable when squatting. she said this was...
Forum: Injuries 01-28-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,095
Posted By Scott Parker
piriformis symdrome, rotated pelvis, lumbar sublux, out of comission for a while...

a few years ago i subluxed my L5 after the wheels on the stectcher didnt catch after pulling a rather large patient out of the back of an ambulance. i went to a chiropractor, found crossfit and got...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,869
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Lifting shoes: high heels are for cheaters?

i wear adidas sambas. i think it's a perfect shoe for all around. it's a flat-soled shoe that's good for lifting, but also works well when you have a WOD that has both lifting and running. chucks are...
Forum: Community 01-05-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,575
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Gym Jones - What's your beef?

i agree with celio. it's way easy to talk **** on a message board. i bet it's pretty safe to say (with myself included) that most of us here aren't near the level of fitness as twight, regardless of...
Forum: Community 01-04-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,575
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Gym Jones - What's your beef?

if you are going to bash someone based on whether you like them or not as a person and discount their opinions and accomplishments, than i would describe that as ignorance. this is where ti think...
Forum: Community 01-02-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,575
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Gym Jones - What's your beef?

lewis-

no offense, but your comment makes no sense and has no place. everything that every one has posted in this topic has remained civil, mature, and for the most part pretty open-minded. each of...
Forum: Community 01-02-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,575
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Gym Jones - What's your beef?

jake-

i am in no way saying that beneficial things can't be gained from either one of the sites, and like i mentioned i visit the site as well, love his videos (eventhough the virtuosity and ROM on...
Forum: Community 01-02-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,575
Posted By Scott Parker
Re: Gym Jones - What's your beef?

basically the whole beef issue (and this has been pounded intot he ground over and over and over) is how credit was not given where credit was due. it's pretty much that simple. i recently checked...
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