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Forum: Testimonials 03-24-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,661
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit 1 year anniversary -- my story

well! if you take 2 lacrosse balls and tape them together tightly (needs to be 4" tape or plastic wrap) you can use them to relax those pesky spasms close to your spine. the ones in between your...
Forum: Testimonials 03-23-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,661
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit 1 year anniversary -- my story

ha! glad to hear you liked my trick!
Forum: Testimonials 03-21-2008, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,661
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit 1 year anniversary -- my story

thank you all for your kind words! good luck to you all!

ck
Forum: Community 03-20-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 78,602
Posted By Colleen King
Re: what is your occupation?

certified athletic trainer. i take care of injured athletes. i currently work with men's soccer, women's gymnastics, softball and track. i love my job, but i am about to go back to school to be a...
Forum: Testimonials 03-20-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,661
Posted By Colleen King
Crossfit 1 year anniversary -- my story

first, let me apologize for my lengthy post. today is the day I am marking as my 1-year Crossfit anniversary. (the first day of spring. I thought it fitting.) we all have back stories on how we...
Forum: Exercises 03-17-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

I felt it was a bit self-contradictory re the growth plates issue. First says that weight training has a positive effect on bone growth, then that children's growth plates are susceptible to damage,...
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

Jeff, thank you so much for your comments and input. i was hoping a CrossfitKids person would hop on here! thank you!

ck
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

p.s. i think it might be important to note that our doc has also written several chapers in several texts regarding the matter. she's no dummy!
Forum: Exercises 03-16-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

i spoke with our doc last night -- funny thing is, she's on the board for pediatricians, just got back from a meeting where they were settling on their position statements -- one of them on children...
Forum: Exercises 03-15-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

my concern comes largely from anecdotal evidence from one of our team physicians (i am an athletic trainer -- the medic kind, not the performance kind) -- she is a former gymnast, Hopkins-trained...
Forum: Exercises 03-15-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

thanks for the reply, tom. i did some research and found this on the American Academy of Pediatricians.

RISKS OF STRENGTH TRAINING

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, through its...
Forum: Exercises 03-15-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,498
Posted By Colleen King
Crossfit Kids and Weight lifting

after seeing a couple videos showing children -- pre-pubescent, not teenagers -- lifting weights, i was wondering what the CF philosophy is on lifting for kids. i have always been taught that until...
Forum: Injuries 10-13-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Wrist injury/disability

well chris, since its been over a year since your surgery there are some good things and some bad things -- first, you wrist is safe to work with aggressively. but second, since its been so long,...
Forum: Injuries 10-11-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Wrist injury/disability

first off, sorry to hear about your injury. when was your surgery? being an athletic trainer, i know athletes like to rush back, so i hope you were given the all clear by your surgeon! have you...
Forum: Community 10-08-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,917
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Obsessed? Unhealthy?

i, too, have gotten up in the middle of the night to pee and realized that i still didn't know what my workout was and checked real quick! i try NOT to make that a habit, of course.

i have also...
Forum: Community 10-04-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,950
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfit Dogs

okay, first -- i LOVE that i posted this last night thinking no one would respond and tonight there are 3 pages of posts. lol, i love it! i am very much a dog person. my "puppy" is 11.5 years old,...
Forum: Exercises 10-04-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Situp pain

i had this problem for a while a few years back (WAY before i started CF). i did pilates and it seemed to go away completely. i just didn't have the core stretch to stabilize my SI joints, nor the...
Forum: Community 10-03-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,950
Posted By Colleen King
Crossfit Dogs

i know this is a silly question, but what is it with Crossfit and bully-breeds? almost every affiliate site that i have been to (that has pics of dogs) have pics of american or english bulldogs. ...
Forum: Exercises 10-01-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,508
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Any substitution for Double Unders?

hoping this will stimulate discussion, the video got me thinking. based on the buddy lee videos, it would seem like tuck jumps would be exactly the wrong form to complete double unders... any...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-30-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Crossfitters in North Baltimore

thanks, guys. i hope that i can make it down to see you all at CF naptown, but my work schedule doesn't really allow it. however, my brother is going to come down and workout with you guys! (he...
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Leaving the ground on SDHPs

that's so funny, i had the same issue on my last set. i wanted to bang them out without breaking, so i was really forcing the hip drive and i realized that i was up on my toes, too. thanks for...
Forum: Exercises 09-26-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,625
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Clean/snatch form

Chris, thank you very much, i am going to try just that. i am an athletic trainer, so i have LOTS of tape! ;-)

Jay -- tattoo is a celtic cross.

thanks again for the comments!

ck
Forum: Exercises 09-25-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,625
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Clean/snatch form

thanks again! i will keep after it!

ck
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-25-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 208,407
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Eva T's WOD Compilation

these are perfect for when i travel! thank you so much!

ck
Forum: Exercises 09-25-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,625
Posted By Colleen King
Re: Clean/snatch form

so am i right in thinking that to correct this form imperfection, that i need to work on front/back squat form? and non-weighted clean/snatch form work? what would you think about jumping squats to...
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