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Forum: Workout Logs 11-18-2013, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

@ Alden...

Your ortho knows my ortho...

Mine told me to just swim!!! Yeah... I listened to him for a while and just kept getting worse ( knees...back,etc).

Well now that my squat is back to...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-16-2013, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Looks like everyone has been rocking it!!! Great work....

I've been soooo busy but haven't missed a workout...

Thursday was tough... WO at 7-8 PM. Then 8-9:45 Oly lifting seminar with Danny...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-13-2013, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Great squat Cliff!!!! Way to go!!!

TUESDAY– NOVEMBER 12, 2013

Strength

DeadLifts- 10 x 2 @ 325- Every 30 Secs

WOD
Forum: Fitness 11-12-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Arthritis from intense workouts?

To add to a few of the replies above...

Yes I really watch my intake of omega3/6 ratio, and I am gluten sensitive....

I also have found that typical western diet can lead to / aggravate leeks gut...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-12-2013, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

MONDAY– NOVEMBER 11, 2013

Olympic

Clean Pull + Clean- Work To A 2 RepMax @225

Cleans 2 x 3 @ 85% of Above 2 Rep Max @205

WOD
Forum: Fitness 11-09-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,710
Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Arthritis from intense workouts?

i have suffered from arthritis.... synvisc injections in both knees... degenerated lower vertebrae, shoulder, on and on....
i used to power lift and eat "clean" and had problems so i switched to...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-09-2013, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

SATURDAY

Strength

Squats- Work to Heaviest Set of 6.... 315

WOD

“Manny”
5 Rounds For Time: 10:29
Forum: Workout Logs 11-08-2013, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Hey Jim .... I know exactly how you feel about not getting warmed up enough
We have been doing 3 position snatch and cleans for the past few weeks. Last Monday one of our other coaches led my class...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-07-2013, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Cliff....have a great few days off!!!!

JT... Slaying the Hagan Daz Dragon !!!

THURSDAY– NOVEMBER 7, 2013

Olympic

3 Position snatch- Work To Heaviest Rep Then:
Forum: Starting 11-07-2013, 04:07 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Following a W.O.D.

Great to have you on board!!!! First off, your attitude is great and you should do very well.... One thing that I have found that working out myself as opposed to at an affiliate is, I cater to my...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-07-2013, 03:52 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Thanks Cliff.... I had a lot more in me on the dead lifts, but with the impending WOD with 45 reps@225 and 45 box jumps, I thought I'd play it safe....good thing...after the first unbroken set of 21...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-06-2013, 03:03 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

TUESDAY– NOVEMBER 5, 2013

Strength

Dead Lifts- Work To a 2 Rep Max.... 405

WOD

21-15-9
Forum: Starting 11-04-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Knee Sleeves

Well at 51 years old...I rely on the rehbands almost daily ..... They keep me nice and warm and snug and with them I don't need any anti- inflamitories to get through a WOD. ( arthritis is setting...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-04-2013, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Funny..... It's the days that you are convinced that " no way I can do this WOD , I should stay home!" But you go anyway and say " no f...ing around, I'm doing this even I take two hours"

Those are...
Forum: Workout Logs 11-04-2013, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Awesome JT!!!!!

Way to go.... Your dedication and focus paid off, keep up the great work....
Forum: Workout Logs 11-02-2013, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

SATURDAY– NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Strength

Squats- 2 x 6 @ 285

4-5 Warmup Sets Progressive Load to 65%

WOD
Forum: Workout Logs 11-01-2013, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

THURSDAY– OCTOBER 31, 2013

WOD

8 RFT:

Sled Sprints- 100 Yards- Run Lap 400 meters @ 90/45

Then 8 Rounds:
Forum: Workout Logs 10-29-2013, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

TUESDAY– OCTOBER 29, 2013

Strength

Dead Lifts- 8 x 6 @ 375 -Every 90 Secs

WOD

21-15-9
Forum: Workout Logs 10-28-2013, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

@ Jim.... It is great to be able to " drop in" and still feel at home!

MONDAY– OCTOBER 28, 2013

Olympic

Hang Cleans From Knee- 6 x 2 @ 165 + 1 Front Squat

WOD
Forum: Workout Logs 10-28-2013, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

Great work JT! Omg... Even better wipeout! See kettlebells are dangerous:D


Don't know if it's that I'm beat from working a 60 hr week or this was the hardest WOD in the world...killer ( oh, and...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-22-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

@ Cliff.... I'll give it a try!

TUESDAY– OCTOBER 22, 2013

Strength

Dynamic Dead Lifts- 12 x 2 @ 60%- Every 20 Secs @315

WOD
Forum: Workout Logs 10-21-2013, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

@ Deb... Sounds like your as hard on yourself as I am! My Own worst critic.

@ Cliff.... I love curling!!!! None down in Florida..... Every time I go up to Canada I wish I could try but don't know...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-21-2013, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

JT...Deb...

I think it really speaks volumes about us and the type of people we are... Most our age are on the couch... Others who are " active " are happy with a round of golf ( nothing wrong with...
Forum: Starting 10-21-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,124
Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: This stuff ain't easy!

Nothing in life that's " easy" is usually worth it.... Hard work,consistency, preservation, overcoming challenges ..... Are truly rewarding !

With your military background your probably craving...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-19-2013, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Michael Pollak
Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In

JT....

I've got some numbers but depending on the rulings/judges I get no repped 3 out of four times on CJ.... if the they even allow a power snatch?

I do great when it's " ground to overhead"...
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