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Forum: Exercises 06-29-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,829
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Round back deadlift dangers

See journal article "spine mechanics for lifters"
A little more than a bio mechanical primer.

To answer you questions....yes to both long term and immediate injury.
Forum: Competitions 03-08-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,072
Posted By Lou Cabales
concept2: World Erg Challenge

anyone interested in setting up a team?
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 12-29-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,959
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: collapsed after max weight deadlift...

You probably just FAINTED aka vasovagal snyncope

Actually is more than likely a drop in blood pressure (hypotension) a result of complex response to increased intrathoracic pressure, partially in...
Forum: Fitness 08-16-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 26,292
Posted By Lou Cabales

nobody uses it but there is a crossfit country code (xfit)
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-27-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,055
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Crossfit and Asthma

the test was probably some version of pulmonary function test. knowing what low percentages MD was talking about may give us more insight to condition.

chances are it was decreased inspiratory...
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-21-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Deadlift

form looks good.

is this your max / near max ?

as you exhale/grunt, during lift you lose some core pressure both intra-thoracic and intra-abdominal. not too big of an issue. (since you are...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 06-11-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,072
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: CrossFit after Heart Bypass

how do you manage fish oil intake with respect to long term anticoagulant therapy?
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-03-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Snatch

you may be rocking on heels to clear knees? maybe slightly splaying knees might work if you hit them. and/or feet angle out knees out slightly with stance.

pause at 8 sec ish, to see what lincoln...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 06-02-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,475
Posted By Lou Cabales
play list suggestion

putting together ULTIMATE CROSS FIT play list.

wanted your favorite/motivating work out/ WOD music/play list

Forum: Digital Coaching 06-02-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,378
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Front squat critique

its all about the explosive movement to work the "pop" "vicious extension..". 80% & ish not for high reps. compartment syndrome very rare, vs. post exercise swelling, will ice packs and plastic...
Forum: Digital Coaching 06-02-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,378
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Front squat critique

Pressurize. …actively pressurize before each lift
Big, big deep breath, closed glottis tight abs, (valsalva manuver)
Squeeze da cheeks, (gets posterior chain ready), tight back and legs, big...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,364
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Sled Pulling Harness Question

havent made it yet but was thinking

loop of webbing 1.5 or 2 inch

make figure 8

arms through each loop and carabiner at cross over to sled rope
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72,493
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Where can I find tires for flipping?

shouldn't be too hard since they have to pay to dispose of them

look for company that services farm equipment/ front end loader/skid loader.

20.5 x 25 is good start (ill double check mine)
Forum: Exercises 03-06-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Overhead Squat Query.

the OHS is "difficult" but .............

somethings to look at is erector and stabilizer stregnth.

pressurizing before lift.

but more often than not is how close to vertical is your back.
Forum: Exercises 03-03-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lou Cabales
rowing flexibility issue?

recently read journal article "Use your feet for stronger rowing"

i can't keep balls of feet on stretcher at finish

i've been kneel/sitting on feet

tightening straps on stretchers and...
Forum: Exercises 12-02-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,710
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: rack pulls

i see where you you are going with this

but i think more than 110% is in order for limited ROM movement, and to comply with overload principle. 110% @ 30%ROM = low power output

using your...
Forum: Digital Coaching 12-02-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,928
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Snatch Form

like lincoln said

could use better cam angle

+1 about the proximity of bar to thighs

i think it starts at your set up, you need to have bar closer throughout

2nd pull should also hit...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,095
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: How heavy is my tire?


post a pic well give a guess
Forum: Exercises 11-05-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,424
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: back squat bail out

i hear what you all are saying. Oddly enough i will occasionally train dumping on warm up sets.

i too am not confident i can dump successfully at or above my 65% max in low bar positon (high bar...
Forum: Competitions 10-22-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,610
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: C2 Watt Contest

clarifying, max wattage on a single stroke ?
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,344
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: 1.5 Pood - 2 Pood Kettlebells? Both/Brand?


"from not for"

i was seeing a woman swinging over 50% body weight!!!

then i thought about doing 50% my body weight (ouch!!)

if you can only get one then then get the 53#/1.5 pood
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 24,344
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: 1.5 Pood - 2 Pood Kettlebells? Both/Brand?

1 pood is technically 36.11 ponds / 16.38 kilo

its for your wife ????

i'm thinking the 1 pood is a good place to start

is she training now? if your wife is swinging a 2 pood, (approx...
Forum: Fitness 10-10-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,006
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: USAW cert?

is there any trainning the usaw offers that is worth attending?
Forum: Digital Coaching 10-08-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,704
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Med Ball Clean - Form Check

brace your arms so elbows dont bend
(ace bandage and piece of wood)(for extreme curlers)
and practice getting the ball weightless and as high as possible, "big second pull, big shrug"

Forum: Digital Coaching 10-08-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,936
Posted By Lou Cabales
Re: Low bar back squat - form check

yeah what martin said said ^^ (geat link)

also try air squat, third world squat push knees out with elbows to get feel for it ok im gonna say it "mind muscle connection"

or wave hand and...
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