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Forum: Workout Logs 08-23-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Re: Kieran's Log

21/8/7 - Gym rehab session with Andrew - weight 316lb

Still struggling with minor but nagging shoulder + back issues even after a couple of weeks without significant exercise, so Andrew suggested a...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,564
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Re: Headphones for working out

James, the ones like the sony fontopia and shure headphones essentially have different sizes of sleeve that come with the headphones so you can pick the right size (and with shure, the right...
Forum: Starting 08-21-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,183
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Re: Seeking advice for the severely gravitationally challenged

I'm pretty big myself (~320lb, down from 375, 6'1"), just started Crossfit. I'm enjoying it despite some minor nagging injuries that have been slowing me down recently, but with regards to losing...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 08-20-2007, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,384
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
London UK CF Newbies

As well as Andrew Stemler's regular Wednesday Crossfit sessions (see stemlerfit.com for details), myself and a few friends book him on Saturday afternoons. We're all pretty new to Crossfit and still...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,564
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Re: Headphones for working out

The Shure isolating headphones are excellent - the body of the headphone is quite big for better performance but shaped so they just fill the hollow of the ear, then the cables loop over the ear to...
Forum: Injuries 08-15-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Have prodded around the shoulder bit and the...

Have prodded around the shoulder bit and the tender are appears to be just at the top and back of the shoulder joint. Giving it a bit of trigger-point loving to see how it does.
Forum: Injuries 08-15-2007, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Just come back to this thread, I thought it had...

Just come back to this thread, I thought it had died with no replies... thanks for your input.

Samuel, the pain is at the very top of the arm, at the outside. I can get my arm into most positions...
Forum: Workout Logs 08-06-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
4/8/7 - group session - weight 319lb (after a...

4/8/7 - group session - weight 319lb
(after a week off due to ongoing back and shoulder problems)

"Ethan" variant. jumping jacks+squats+box push-ups/prone knees-to-elbows.

15/3-12/6-9/9-6/4,...
Forum: Community 08-03-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,740
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I have a couple of tats, but would never get any...

I have a couple of tats, but would never get any sort of logo. To each their own, I guess.

In any case, there are now inks available that are micro-encapsulated so that they can be broken down wit...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-28-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
29/7/7 - group session - weight 320lb/145kg ...

29/7/7 - group session - weight 320lb/145kg

Some squat and deadlift practice first.

"Linda" variant / 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 rounds of:
KB deadlifts (25kg first 2 rounds, then dropped to 16kg)...
Forum: Injuries 07-26-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,556
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I don't know if it's exercise-related or if I...

I don't know if it's exercise-related or if I just slept on it wrong, but my right shoulder currently hurts when I do certain movements, including a shoulder press (particularly with weight, but it's...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-26-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Another small group session with Andrew...

Another small group session with Andrew yesterday.

"Fight gone bad" variant: 20" box step-ups, 8kg KB sumo high lift, 8kg KB swings, 6kg KB push-press (one arm due to a dodgy shoulder), 2kg...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,906
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I'm using an elliptical to warm up in the gym at...

I'm using an elliptical to warm up in the gym at the moment as my osteopath advised I lay off the rower until my back sorted itself out; it may not be the best exercise machine ever, but it has...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-24-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Last night, 82kg assist pull-ups. 3-3-2-2-(10xbox...

Last night, 82kg assist pull-ups. 3-3-2-2-(10xbox push-up)-2-(10xbox push-up)-1-2-2-1-1-1-1. 20-25 mins all told, I think.

(Threw the box push-ups in late because the mats were busy earlier, then...
Forum: Starting 07-22-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
The very measure of attractiveness is a genetic...

The very measure of attractiveness is a genetic imperative, a visual measure of health for choosing between potential mates. If you make your body as functional as it can be, it will be more or less...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-21-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Brought a couple of friends along to see...

Brought a couple of friends along to see Andrew...

Some overhead squat/snatch and KB technique work, then rounds for time - 2x(20x8kg Kbell swings, 10 x OHS), 3x(10x8kg LB, 5xOHS). Some...
Forum: Community 07-20-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,405
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I would avoid most of them, apart from maybe the...

I would avoid most of them, apart from maybe the "I club hippies" one - IMHO a shirt which you can *kinda* justify merely makes you look like *a bit less* of a wannabe.

(no offence intended, and...
Forum: Workout Logs 07-19-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Assisted pull-ups today Body weight: 146kg...

Assisted pull-ups today
Body weight: 146kg
Assist (kg): 68-75-82-82-82-82-75-82-82-82

Too many sets? I basically just went until I couldn't do one at 82kg (the full stack).
Forum: Starting 07-19-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,409
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I'm not sure whether it was reading about the CF...

I'm not sure whether it was reading about the CF philosophy or watching one of the Fran videos on YouTube that got me thinking about it, but I knew pretty quickly that I was going to have to give it...
Forum: Fitness 07-19-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,475
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Dan Jon interview: #7 at...

Dan Jon interview: #7 at http://www.crossfitlive.com/archives.htm

(not listened to it but couldn't find any others)
Forum: Workout Logs 07-18-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Current weight: 322lb (down from 375 in...

Current weight: 322lb (down from 375 in February).

First Crossfit session, with Andrew Stemler in the park. Did some squat drills, then sets of: 5 x squat (holding a bar for support), 5 x box...
Forum: Fitness 07-16-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,310
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I should think a non-functional exercise would be...

I should think a non-functional exercise would be perfect for providing what is essentially a non-functional answer; otherwise you might be better off asking about back squat / SL deadlift ratio...
Forum: Fitness 07-16-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,030
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
I've been reading a few archived threads and...

I've been reading a few archived threads and other online articles on fat loss / muscle gain and am trying to figure out where it leaves me.

At present I'm 322lb (down from 375 in Feb) and have...
Forum: Injuries 07-13-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,896
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Jim, Yeah, there's a shop over here called...

Jim,

Yeah, there's a shop over here called Runner's Need that does pretty much what Fleet Feet do. I got my trainers from them.

As to the location of the pain, it's pretty much in the achilles...
Forum: Injuries 07-11-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,498
Posted By Kieran Hartnett
Update: went to an osteopath this afternoon, he...

Update: went to an osteopath this afternoon, he prodded me for half an hour and told me I had nothing more than a mild strain, and just to ice it every night and lay off any weight-bearing exercise...
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