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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 01-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,626
Posted By Gregory Norman
I'm back to square one with my WODs thanks Wendler System and stupid me!!!!

Can the crossfit community fix me? I started the Wendler system a couple of months ago. That's all I did for four weeks. I didn't incorporate the Wendler system with my WODs. Now I'm back to doing...
Forum: Injuries 05-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Bilateral knee pain

[QUOTE=Brian Strump;1229330]Sent you a PM Greg.



Hi Brian.
I sent you a PM regarding my bilateral knee pain.
Forum: Injuries 04-27-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Bilateral knee pain

[QUOTE=Brian Strump;1229273]

Hi Brian. That would be great. I'm anxious to get this behind me so I can enjoy crossfit.
Forum: Injuries 04-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Bilateral knee pain

Hi Brian. Air squats aren't painful. When I add weight, the squats aren't painful. I even did wall balls without difficulty. Five to ten minutes after the WOD ends that's when the bilateral knee pain...
Forum: Injuries 04-26-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Bilateral knee pain

Hi Brian. When I did those back squats I feel that used poor form at some point. I'm patiently waiting for pain to go away. Surprisingly enough I can do air squats without problems but when the WOD...
Forum: Injuries 04-26-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Bilateral knee pain

Hi Greg. There isn't any inflammation. I have pain just below the patella. I have pain when I lift my knee to my chest but the pain subsides when I perform this two or three times. I have pain when I...
Forum: Injuries 04-25-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,507
Posted By Gregory Norman
Bilateral knee pain

I did back squats with 155 pounds approximately two weeks ago and now my knees hurt. I may have collapsed my knees during the WOD. Now my knees hurt to the point where I have difficulty bending over...
Forum: Exercises 12-31-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,215
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: 55 year old trying to run with the big dogs!!!

Thank you Eric, Alden, and Michael for the advice. I'll definitely scale the WOD's and will start a weight training program with my coach. I'll hit the met cons as well. :thanx:
Forum: Exercises 12-30-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,215
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: 55 year old trying to run with the big dogs!!!

Thanks Renata, Alexander, and Brendan for the advice on how to tackle the WOD's. I will scale the WOD's until I get stronger. I respect everyone's advice. Renata you weren't being mean. I thank you...
Forum: Exercises 12-30-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,215
Posted By Gregory Norman
55 year old trying to run with the big dogs!!!

I'm 55 years old and I find myself trying to run with the big dogs. I weight 172 pounds. I'm 5' 5" and in pretty good shape for a 55 year old. I did "Fran" about a month ago using 70 pounds and it...
Forum: Injuries 02-07-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,798
Posted By Gregory Norman
Bilateral Rotator Cuff/Impingement

Hello Everybody,
I started doing crossfit in June of 2008. I went to a sports physician in October of 2008 and had an MRI of my left shoulder. I was told that I had a small tear and impingement. I...
Forum: Exercises 08-16-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,680
Posted By Gregory Norman
Pull-Ups

I recently saw a crossfit video of Chris Spealer doing 106 pull-ups in less than a minute. What kind of pull-up technique was that? It was fluent and effortless. I would like to do pull-ups like...
Forum: Injuries 05-13-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,318
Posted By Gregory Norman
Left Rotator Cuff Tear

Hello Everyone,
I've had left shoulder pain since June 2008. It turns out that I have a partial rotator cuff tear (approx. 5 mm). I went to physical therapy twice with no improvement. I had a...
Forum: Nutrition 12-17-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Staying in the Zone!!!

Hey, thanks everyone for your input on staying in the zone. I'll definitely follow the advice.

With Great Respect for the Crossfit Community,

Greg
Forum: Nutrition 12-17-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Staying in the Zone!!!

[QUOTE=Gregory Norman;472889]I need help guys!!! I'm having a hard time staying in the zone. I've been eating anything and everything for years. I'm 52 years old. I started crossfitting in June of...
Forum: Nutrition 12-17-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Gregory Norman
Staying in the Zone!!!

I need help guys!!! I'm having a hard time staying in the zone. I've been eating anything and everything for years. I'm 52 years old. I started crossfitting in June of this year. I can honestly say...
Forum: Injuries 10-12-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,466
Posted By Gregory Norman
Left shoulder pain and Bilateral Achilles Tendon pain

Hi Guys,
I have been having left shoulder pain and bilateral achilles tendon pain for approximately 10 - 12 weeks. I finally went to see my primary care physician this past Friday and he told me that...
Forum: Injuries 07-19-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,264
Posted By Gregory Norman
Re: Nagging Sore Shoulder

Thank you Jay Cohen, Shane Cross, Wade Smith, David Wood, and, David Bittner for the advice in regards to my shoulder problem. I'll definitely take your advice and will do: R.I.C.E., medication such...
Forum: Injuries 07-19-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,264
Posted By Gregory Norman
Nagging Sore Shoulder

Hello Everybody,
I have a slight problem. I started crossfitting 3 to 4 weeks ago and have encountered a nagging sore left shoulder. It doesn't seem to bother me when I'm crossfitting. I don't have...
Forum: Starting 07-14-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,653
Posted By Gregory Norman
Wall balls and Kipping

Hello to all of you x-fitters out there. I'm new to crossfitting (I've been doing this for less than a month) and I don't see how anyone can do 150 wall balls in 5 minutes or less. I used a 6 pound...
Forum: Exercises 07-03-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,285
Posted By Gregory Norman
Pull-ups

I'm 52 years old and want to run with big dogs at my crossfit facility. Granted, I've had my 3 free lessons and yesterday was my fourth time. I'm a bit impatient because I want to run with the big...
Forum: Starting 06-25-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,760
Posted By Gregory Norman
My first day as a x-fitter

I worked out for my first time at Pioneer Valley Crossfit and I can honestly say that I'm hooked. Sandy Ji put me through a Baby Cindy today. I could only do 5 rounds (I though I was in shape) and I...
Forum: Starting 05-21-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,367
Posted By Gregory Norman
Crossfit Training

How long has everybody been doing crossfit? I've seen the videos and the men and women look phenomenal. I'm really thinking about doing crossfit to get into shape and to look my best.

With Great...
Forum: Starting 05-18-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,732
Posted By Gregory Norman
Joining CrossFit "Nation"

I need everyone's help. I live in Springfield, MA. There isn't a CrossFit facility where I live. I think there is one in Amherst, MA. but that's too far for me to drive. In less than a month I'll...
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