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Forum: Injuries 12-23-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,455
Posted By Megan Greene
Re: Prolotherapy for Recurrent Shoulder Dislocation?

I've had unstable, subluxing shoulders with pain on and off for a couple years now. I got two prolo treatments in the right shoulder this fall. I am waiting to continue treatments because I need to...
Forum: Injuries 12-23-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,327
Posted By Megan Greene
ulnar nerve subluxation/snapping tricep?

When I do dips or triceps pushups, I have recently been feeling a popping/snapping in my left elbow on the way down, at about 130 degrees, at the cubital tunnel. I mentioned it to my PTist, who told...
Forum: Injuries 09-23-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By Megan Greene
Re: shoulder (in)stability during extension

just to clarify, the motion i'm talking about is:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1081/1429335959_524e1f9458_o.gif
(done with straight arms and no momentum)

i have trouble somewhere around or...
Forum: Injuries 09-23-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By Megan Greene
shoulder (in)stability during extension

i've been having trouble recently going from a dead hang under a bar to bringing my feet up and under the bar (e.g. to here: http://beastskills.com/invert.jpg) while keeping my arms straight. doing...
Forum: Community 02-12-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,895
Posted By Megan Greene
I'm not sure about the drawings, but there's a...

I'm not sure about the drawings, but there's a photo of New York Sports Club from 1927 in this work/family safe article about muscle-ups:
http://www.powerathletesmag.com/pages/muscleup.htm
Forum: Exercises 01-18-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,393
Posted By Megan Greene
Speaking from my ballet background, and as...

Speaking from my ballet background, and as someone who's always been flexible but who becomes more flexible each year:

Hamstring stretches while lying on your back (one leg at a time, with a...
Forum: Injuries 01-10-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,707
Posted By Megan Greene
Doing some research today I came across the...

Doing some research today I came across the condition "snapping hip," also called "coxa saltans," which seems to be what we're all describing (there are a few variations of it). here's the writeup on...
Forum: Exercises 01-04-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By Megan Greene
Thanks, everyone! Thinking of the arm position as...

Thanks, everyone! Thinking of the arm position as similar to a one-arm elbow lever/crocodile helps the positioning make a lot more sense. I will have to try L-sit walking and english straddle Ls,...
Forum: Exercises 01-01-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,818
Posted By Megan Greene
My L-sit could last longer and my toes could be...

My L-sit could last longer and my toes could be higher, but nevertheless I also want to work toward a one-arm L-sit/straddle-L (legs splitting the support arm).

See the starting position of...
Forum: Injuries 12-11-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,707
Posted By Megan Greene
I have the same problem -- never knew anybody...

I have the same problem -- never knew anybody else with it before! For me, it gets worse the more ab work I do, and it bothers me most if I'm lying on my back doing bicycles with my legs (or...
Forum: Exercises 11-28-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,992
Posted By Megan Greene
Can you hold a one-arm for a while against the...

Can you hold a one-arm for a while against the wall? I've heard you should be able to hold a one-arm for 1-2 mins against the wall if you want to be doing them freestanding.

Also, I wonder if...
Forum: Exercises 11-20-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,432
Posted By Megan Greene
I'm working up to HSPUs by doing negatives,...

I'm working up to HSPUs by doing negatives, partials, and kicking HSPUs (lower to or start in a tripod headstand, bend and tuck legs, then kick up while pushing).
Forum: Exercises 11-10-2006, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By Megan Greene
I worked up to my first pull-up by doing a lot of...

I worked up to my first pull-up by doing a lot of jumping pull-ups, negatives, and rows. It sounds like you're doing most of your work with assistance. Try hauling your full bodyweight around and see...
Forum: Community 10-19-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,703
Posted By Megan Greene
aush, love that! (not that i'm particularly...

aush, love that! (not that i'm particularly fixated on handstands or anything)

http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/3499/31670.jpg http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/3499/31671.jpg
Forum: Injuries 10-18-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,615
Posted By Megan Greene
I specifically asked my (sports-med) doctor if...

I specifically asked my (sports-med) doctor if any sort of shoulder positioning would be healthiest for my shoulders (i have problems with bursitis, instability, frayed RC tendons, etc). He said he...
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By Megan Greene
I have loose ligaments too (and resulting...

I have loose ligaments too (and resulting shoulder problems), so I have a little bit of knowledge here. Your rotator cuff muscles are the active stabilizers that keep the head of the humerus in the...
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,815
Posted By Megan Greene
thanks everyone -- i'm the one who posed the...

thanks everyone -- i'm the one who posed the question in jim's blog and i figured it's probably about time i join the msg boards here, even if i'm not doing crossfit per se. if there is nothing...
Forum: Exercises 10-11-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,513
Posted By Megan Greene
peter, your foot grip is fine the whole way until...

peter, your foot grip is fine the whole way until the very top? does the rope change at all near the top? i can't think of why you would be fine until the top; it doesn't take too much strength to...
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