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Forum: Injuries 03-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Shoulder Issue

Yes, I'm referring to stabilization muscles. I am now reducing my CF metcon days and working in more weight routines to strengthen minor and major muscles. I am also going for active release and...
Forum: Injuries 03-23-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,715
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Shoulder Issue

Michael,
Thanks for your response. Over the past few months, I have narrowed down the cause or causes of my shoulder issues. To answer your questions.
1. No previous injury. I just felt muscle...
Forum: Injuries 01-15-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,715
Posted By Sal Villani
Shoulder Issue

4 weeks ago, we were doing ring muscle ups as part of a WoD. After my first MU, my left shoulder muscles ached a bit; felt like they cramped up. I stretched and rolled out certain areas and it felt...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 97,784
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: My garage gym!!!!

Probably not the best choice - I had my garage finished about a month ago (final spackle and paint), and picked up a top tank dual propane heater so that the spackle and paint would dry quickly. ...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-05-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,616
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Total Hip replacement

Hey Cory,

I had a THR in 2007 and started CF in May of '14 at 43 years old. The best advice I can give is to listen to your body and don't overdo it. More specifically, though, there are certain...
Forum: Testimonials 12-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 25,895
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Total hip replacement & crossfit at 47 yrs

Martin,
Merry Christmas to you, too.
I am sure there are video demonstrations, but I learned which exercises were best from my PT and an MD/Olympic trainer.

Here's what I do:
Hip Dips: I stand on...
Forum: Fitness 12-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,551
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Recovery help

One other thing. I researched and started to take BCAAs. From my reading, BCAAs can help greatly in recovery. I typically take 5-10 grams during and post workout. I am going to also try 5g either...
Forum: Fitness 12-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,551
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Recovery help

I just turned 44 and I train harder than I ever have (thanks to CF). I, too, have the mind of a 20 yo, but the body age of a 44 yo, and I'm told I look like I'm about 37 yo.

I train 5 days per week...
Forum: Testimonials 12-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 25,895
Posted By Sal Villani
Re: Total hip replacement & crossfit at 47 yrs

I know this is an older thread, but perhaps those with a THR will see this.
I had a THR in 2007 at the age of 37. I returned to the gym after about 3-4 months and worked on some leg and hip...
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