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Forum: Fitness 02-02-2011, 04:23 PM
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Views: 3,420
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Crossfit in Sofia, Bulgaria?

I'm headed to Sofia, Bulgaria for a conference and will have a few days to kill. Would love to get a WOD or two in if there are any official boxes or just gyms that work well for CF WODs. Anybody...
Forum: Injuries 10-04-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 22,075
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Middle back pain

Michael - I'm in a similar situation. I hurt my back this morning just by sitting in a chair and twisting my back in a weird way trying to pick up a pen.

I did some lacrosse ball work but can't...
Forum: Digital Coaching 07-29-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,503
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Form check: Low bar back squat @ 245 lbs.

Thanks everyone for the tips!

I tend to divebomb because it helps me bounce back out of the squat.

But i need to keep my knees back further and continue to work on ankle flexibility.

As far...
Forum: Digital Coaching 07-27-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,503
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Form check: Low bar back squat @ 245 lbs.

Been a while since I've posted here. I'm wearing my vibram fivefingers which I know is a bad idea but I don't have my lifting shoes for the summer.

How's my hip drive? Should I be getting more...
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-04-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,122
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: High bar back squat - 3 rep 235# - form check

Thanks everyone for your feedback!! I'll focus on slowing down a little and going through the checklist.



I actually am wearing weightlifting shoes: VS Dynamo Weightlifting Shoe. They have...
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-03-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,122
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: High bar back squat - 3 rep 235# - form check

Thanks Júlíus!

I'll work on my depth. My hamstrings are tight and ankles are even tighter so I'll spend time on flexibility.
Forum: Digital Coaching 03-02-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,122
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Red face High bar back squat - 3 rep 235# - form check

Here's a video of me from this morning doing 5x3 high bar back squat. 235 pounds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLGb1DASVPc (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLGb1DASVPc)- Yes, it's safe for work.
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Forum: Digital Coaching 11-27-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,603
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Deadlift 1RM 335 form check

Regarding the bar position, you guys are right. And it's easier to go frame by frame in the original video source than in youtube.

I am lining up with my shoulders and even my scapula a bit too...
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-22-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,603
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Deadlift 1RM 335 form check

Greg, thanks for the feedback! I'll work on the finishing touches a bit more.

As for eating, I'm pretty zone/paleo and I eat what seems like a lot. I'm always full and subbing a lot of fat for...
Forum: Digital Coaching 11-21-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,603
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Deadlift 1RM 335 form check

In doing the 7 sets of single dead lifts yesterday, I think my form is pretty solid but wanted to get some feedback. I weighed in at 160 and this is my 1 rep max of 335.

I tried to start with...
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-21-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,197
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Squat hip drive and form check (low bar position)

Thanks David!

I'll make a note to really keep those knees out.
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-15-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,197
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Squat hip drive and form check (low bar position)

Sounds good. I'll keep focusing on that and keep you posted!

Appreciate the tips a ton!
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-14-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Question Deadlift form check 5x235#

Did 5x235# deadlift (link to video) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9AbjDTb_IY) after 3 sets of squats (http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=47710).

I think I'm setting up with my arms...
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-14-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,197
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Squat hip drive and form check (low bar position)

Kevin,

Thanks for the tips. I haven't tried box squats but will see if there's anything I can use to improvise. Good call on "pulling" myself down and keeping the weight back.

Any tips on...
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-14-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,197
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Re: Squat hip drive and form check (low bar position)

Robert,

Thanks so much for your input. Do you think a more acute / horizontal back angle would help continue the hip drive?

Scott
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-14-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,197
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Question Squat hip drive and form check (low bar position)

Been at this for a few months through a combination of watching videos and reading articles (a la Rippetoe).

Here's a video of me doing 4 reps at 225#. I'm 5'9" 155#.
...
Forum: Exercises 06-08-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,470
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Wink Pose Running Coach in LA area - Los Angeles

I've been attempting pose running for a few months, but could use some instruction from a coach to improve my form.

I'm in the LA area and noticed the CF running cert but I think that's overkill...
Forum: Community 05-22-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,533
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Talking Powerlifting seminars in Los Angeles

I've learned a lot about powerlifting and crossfit workouts from various videos in the demo section and on youtube.

But I really want to spend time with professionals who can correct anything in...
Forum: Community 05-21-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,533
Posted By Scott Shapiro
Talking Strength seminar los angeles

I've learned a lot about powerlifting and crossfit workouts from various videos in the demo section and on youtube.

But I really want to spend time with professionals who can correct anything in...
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