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Forum: Exercises 11-18-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,320
Posted By Melissa Burks
Re: question for tall people

He was having a real problem of letting his knees come way far forward. The wall was more to give him the feeling of getting that butt back and to keep his knees from tracking too far forward. I...
Forum: Exercises 11-18-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,320
Posted By Melissa Burks
Re: question for tall people

Thanks for the hints. I think we will begin with focusing on getting those hamstrings stretched out more. I kinda figured that was the problem but thought maybe with his height there might be some...
Forum: Exercises 11-18-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,320
Posted By Melissa Burks
Re: question for tall people

Actually he is right at 220, so he's a pretty big guy all the way around. As for coordination, at the gym he seems fairly coordinated but I've not seen him play ball. From all accounts he is a...
Forum: Exercises 11-18-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,320
Posted By Melissa Burks
Re: question for tall people

Got the wider stance and knees out. The 20" box is just below parallel for him and we use that. Put him up to the wall to kinda force the knees staying behind the toes. Figure there are...
Forum: Exercises 11-18-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,320
Posted By Melissa Burks
question for tall people

I run the Crossfit Kids classes at our affiliate. We have a 17 yo kid who can't squat to save his life. He's 6"6" and has been with us about 4 months. I was wondering if any of you taller people...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 07-17-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,467
Posted By Melissa Burks
Western Oklahoma (Elk City)

My sister is looking to start Crossfit but I live two hours away. Anyone in the area who knows what their doing. She has some back problems so she needs someone who is knowledgeable about that as...
Forum: Nutrition 06-02-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,671
Posted By Melissa Burks
Re: Kefir??

I've been making it for about a year. We love it. Not as acidic tasting as plain yogurt,(At least to me). Makes great smoothies. I assume blocks are the same as yogurt, but I haven't been able to...
Forum: Community 01-12-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By Melissa Burks
sowboarding

Going snowboarding in a month. Besides the obvious things(Squats, walking lunges, running for endurance) Anybody have other suggestions? Will be my first time to board although I have skied...
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