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Old 03-26-2009, 02:51 PM   #1011
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Nancy,

Gee, I wish you were correct.....the first numbers were my bench presses.....I think I am permanently stuck with 4s and 5s for my dead hangs.....doesn't matter whether pronated, supinated, or close grip.....BLEH!
Oh...I see. Well, 4's and 5's are still good.

I think I'm giving up on the Recon Ron program and this is why....every time I try to do a lot of something, or push too much in any one movement....I seem to end up with an injury. Too many pull ups or push ups and I end up with wrist problems. Too much or too fast running, and I end up with calf injury.

Hard to admit, since I'm so competitive, but, I seem to be much better off in moderation. My new approach is to aim for as best as possible in as many areas as possible, while staying injury free. I'm going to readjust my goals, as, for example, I think for me, going for 10 deadhangs will probably just cause me wrist problems.

Husband's having similar issues with his cycling...riding with bike club full of guys in their 30's, and an ex-olympic cyclist...all the training and hard riding to try to keep up is starting to cause him some bad aches and pains.

Damn, I think we talked about this before too, and look, I didn't listen to myself, and I got a re-injury.

oh, sorry to hijack your log into being all about me....
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Old 03-26-2009, 05:06 PM   #1012
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Great work recently Stephen. Good CJ numbers, just gotta keep hitting that pull, especially if your jerks were solid, that can be the weakness for some.

And congrats on getting you C2, there amazing. iv got link to some great C2 drills if you want it. Put you through your paces?!

Ricky
Ricky,

Thanks for the encouragement and suggestions! If you have links to drills or any advise, ship them/it my way, by all means! I can never have too much training info.

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Old 03-26-2009, 05:10 PM   #1013
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Too bad about your achilles



But....

I'm sooooooo proud of you!
Thanks, Helen. I'm not new to achilles injuries - - tore my left severely in 1980. I just need to get some sense into my head and stay off my feet (or at least not try to walk/run) for a few days.

As for the affiliation - - it's sure coming along. We may have a box soon; my acquaintance has just sent off all his paperwork. Maybe (but I'm not sure) there might be a different title next to my name sometime soon....
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Old 03-26-2009, 05:11 PM   #1014
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How did I miss this before?!?!



That's just awesome!
Hey, not problem, Justin. It seems every day now, we get a bit closer to being up and running. Looking for a box now and trying to figure out how large (or small) to get the "operation" off to a sensible start.
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Old 03-26-2009, 05:25 PM   #1015
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Oh...I see. Well, 4's and 5's are still good.
Thank you! Funny how things are but after I spent all that time belly aching about being stuck, I got a couple of 6s. Go figure.....

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I think I'm giving up on the Recon Ron program and this is why....every time I try to do a lot of something, or push too much in any one movement....I seem to end up with an injury. Too many pull ups or push ups and I end up with wrist problems. Too much or too fast running, and I end up with calf injury.

Hard to admit, since I'm so competitive, but, I seem to be much better off in moderation. My new approach is to aim for as best as possible in as many areas as possible, while staying injury free. I'm going to readjust my goals, as, for example, I think for me, going for 10 deadhangs will probably just cause me wrist problems.

Husband's having similar issues with his cycling...riding with bike club full of guys in their 30's, and an ex-olympic cyclist...all the training and hard riding to try to keep up is starting to cause him some bad aches and pains.
Unfortunately, I think I have gotten to be like Mark and you. I have become so blasted competitive that I just keep pushing. I think I'm just lucky and was out of shape long enough that I couldn't cause too much damage initially - - now my body is used to the abuse.....

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Damn, I think we talked about this before too, and look, I didn't listen to myself, and I got a re-injury.

oh, sorry to hijack your log into being all about me....
I gave up Recon Ron a long time ago, but more because I have trouble staying with any one thing more than a little while (except for CrossFit in general). I should probably purchase some Woody Bands or at least, a couple of bicycle inner tubes for assists, so I can crank out some high rep pull-up drills. I just have gotten a lot of benefit from static holds, negatives, and jumping pull-ups.

There is no need to apologize! I really enjoy hearing about others' triumphs and tribulations. It assists me by letting me know what others are going through and perhaps, what I might expect at some time during my training.

Hope the calf is feeling better!
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:27 PM   #1016
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090326 THURSDAY
Training Class - - Last day

Class Warm-up:

Stationary cycling, about 5:00 @ L-2 / 100 RPM (different bike than usual)
Treadmill, walking to 4.2 MPH and varying inclines to 5.0. Class did intervals to easy run, but my R/achilles protested loudly....
Shoulder Pass Thrus X 15
Body Circles X 5 X 2
Trunk Rotations X 5 X 2.

Class WOD: Fight Gone Bad (modified)
3 Rounds for time of:
1:00 minute max reps Jump Rope Singles (sub for rowing)
1:00 minute max reps Wall Ball Shots X 14# (sub for 20#)
1:00 minute max reps Push Press 60# (sub for 75#)
1:00 minute max reps Box Jumps 14 in (sub for 24 in - had to do steps instead)
1:00 minute max reps Sumo DL Hi Pulls 65# (sub for 75#)
Rest exactly 1:00 between rounds.
Total: 569 (PR!)

Last FGB: 12/31/2008:
75# SDHP
75# PP
16 in Box Jump
Row (calories)
Wall Ball shots 12#
Total: 216

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Okay....I was more gassed after this workout than I think I ever have been. Don't know how I avoided "Pukie." Took nearly a half hour to get up and walk normally.....only got five hours of sleep last nite, but don't think that was it....Plans to do a little strength work afterwards? FOGGETTABOUTIT!! BLEH!
JR singles were a challenge with my sore R/Achilles - - kinda half one-leg jumped them......Score without JR singles was still 298. I was happy with the improvement!

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Old 03-27-2009, 06:56 PM   #1017
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090327 FRIDAY MY 6 - MONTH CROSSFIT ANNIVERSARY!!

Warm-up:
Stationary Cycling:
10:00 / L3 / 100 RPM / 2.6 miles
CFWU X 2:
Added Shoulder Pass thrus X 10 X 2
Body Circles 5 X 2 (by ea. direction)
Trunk Rotations X 10 X 2

WOD: (From Main Page)

10 rounds for time of:
10 Pull-ups
10 Ring dips (subbed decline push-ups - feet on bench)
TIME: 14:58


Tried some bar dips prior to doing this WOD. Bursitis in R/shoulder is apparently still going on. Could only get 11 or 12 full-ROM dips before my shoulder really started to protest. Tried bench dips - - still no dice. Reduced to push-ups.....

Pull-ups were kipped - - first round 5, 4, + 1; all the rest were by 2s....


Squat Work:
Box Squat Practice (for strict form). All work was with 45# bar only.
Warm-up: Air squats X 10 to bench.
Working: High Bar position: 10, 10, 10. Low Bar position: 10, 10.
These felt good and solid, but driving up through my heels from the bench was difficult, even with just 45#. Gonna keep the weight light until I really have this down.
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Old 03-27-2009, 09:16 PM   #1018
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hey steve!!

good to see that you're listening to your body and being smart when you work out... there's nothing worse than being gungho and soldiering through a workout when you have pain....

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Old 03-27-2009, 10:10 PM   #1019
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hey steve!!

good to see that you're listening to your body and being smart when you work out... there's nothing worse than being gungho and soldiering through a workout when you have pain....

carter
Thanks, Carter! Glad I listened too! I tend to be hard-headed and learn the hard way,

Love the new avatar!

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Old 03-28-2009, 05:16 AM   #1020
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Ricky,

Thanks for the encouragement and suggestions! If you have links to drills or any advise, ship them/it my way, by all means! I can never have too much training info.

Steve
http://www.concept2.co.uk/training/rugby_llanelli.php

There you go, lots of nice sessions. Look at speed endurance training on that page....session 1....i gave that to scotty to, great workout. My dads always loved rowing, he tried that one once and got 9 times through it.

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