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    I've been doing CrossFit for almost three years. ...

    I've been doing CrossFit for almost three years. I'm still improving in every single lift at age 51. My dead has gone from 365 to 435 doing only CrossFit. My back squat has gone from 265 to 375. ...
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    Another poster mentioned Vespa. It is not cheap,...

    Another poster mentioned Vespa. It is not cheap, but I liked it a lot when I was still running long distances. The owner of the company also makes himself available to customers to discuss how to...
  3. Thread: Squat technique

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    This is related to another thread, but the...

    This is related to another thread, but the Becoming a Supple Leopard book talks about this early on. Kelly believes that many of us squat with larger foot angles because of other issues, and he'd...
  4. Thread: Supple Leopard?

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    Yes, there is stuff about shoulders and rotator...

    Yes, there is stuff about shoulders and rotator cuff issues. I've been fighting a rotator cuff issue for almost 8 months now and I'm hoping this book will get me further than I've made it with a...
  5. Thread: Supple Leopard?

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    I'm not finished with it, but I think that it is...

    I'm not finished with it, but I think that it is worth the money. The material is categorized into chapters very well, and there is a lot of background information before you get to the specific...
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    If you don't want to run, don't run. I spent 25...

    If you don't want to run, don't run. I spent 25 years running long distances, doing well over 100 races from marathon to 100 mile distance, and hundreds more below the marathon. And then, I decided...
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    CrossFit and cross-training are not the same...

    CrossFit and cross-training are not the same thing. Yeah, both terms contain the word "cross" and both might mean that you do more than a single primary sport or movement.
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    My max power snatch is also 135, but because I'm...

    My max power snatch is also 135, but because I'm fighting an injury, I'm just going to call it after the 30 burpees. I've had some bursitis in my left shoulder and I'm afraid that any high weight...
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    I think a lot depends on what in the rotator cuff...

    I think a lot depends on what in the rotator cuff is actually torn, and how badly. There are many tendons that can tear or fray in the shoulder joint, and the treatments can vary based on the injury...
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    It's like they took the first two workouts from...

    It's like they took the first two workouts from last year and mashed them together for one.

    I'm dealing with a slight injury at the moment, so my plan is to do the 40 burpees, 30 snatches at 75#,...
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    I think heatseaker is right on the Outlaw...

    I think heatseaker is right on the Outlaw training. A year ago, we qualified a team for the CF Games based on using some well established strength programs plus the MetCons. But, in the past year,...
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    You must have assistance bands that you can use. ...

    You must have assistance bands that you can use. If you really took almost all of your weight away with the bands, I think that 3x50 is doable. I've done Eva, which has 150 pull-ups. I used a...
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    It's a shame (to me) that your box seems so...

    It's a shame (to me) that your box seems so focused on body weight type stuff plus the MetCons. In the 2.5 years I've been going to my box, we have done a Wendler 5-3-1 cycle for the three lifts in...
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    Here's a web site with some info from some low...

    Here's a web site with some info from some low carb runners:

    RunKeto.com
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    My eggs this morning were cooked in grass-fed...

    My eggs this morning were cooked in grass-fed butter and I mixed in two tablespoons of heavy cream to make them a little bit richer.

    I also eat limited quantities of high quality cheeses.
    ...
  16. I think that running very long distances for 20+...

    I think that running very long distances for 20+ years was quite possibly related to my very low testosterone levels.

    I've now (at age 51) been taking supplemental testosterone for almost a year. ...
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    I'd be a fly fishing guide in the non-winter...

    I'd be a fly fishing guide in the non-winter months and a full-time ski instructor in the winter. I already do the latter part-time in the winter. I would also tie flies to sell to make some extra...
  18. I am a guy - had the patellar tendon version done...

    I am a guy - had the patellar tendon version done over a decade ago.

    I worked my a** off in rehab and within six months, I was doing everything I had been doing before. At that point in time, I...
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    As someone (much older) than the OP, and who...

    As someone (much older) than the OP, and who suffers from low Testosterone, sometimes the options can be very limited. First, if exogenous T is indicated, you need a doc who can legally prescribe...
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    At age 50, did the following in a "CrossFit...

    At age 50, did the following in a "CrossFit Total" workout two weeks ago:

    Back squat: 365 (up from 330 early in the summer)
    Strict Press: 140 (up from 130)
    Deadlift: 415 (up from 405)

    We were...
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    I just finished the 12 week squat program here:

    MIKE'S GYM | Programs

    I squatted every Monday and Friday for 12 straight weeks.

    At age 50, I went from 330 to 365 in 12 weeks.

    The first...
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    I have to meet face to face with the doctor once...

    I have to meet face to face with the doctor once per year. Other consults are by e-mail or phone and tend to be short check-ins. I get comprehensive lab work done at least twice per year. I will...
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    I've had borderline low T levels for years, but...

    I've had borderline low T levels for years, but just high enough that doctors wouldn't treat me. Along with that, I had other issues that seemed tied to low T - depression, anxiety, difficulty...
  24. Thread: Push press envy

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    If it's something you really want to improve, you...

    If it's something you really want to improve, you might consider some coaching sessions with an Oly lifting coach. Beyond the push press, there is the push jerk and the split jerk to get more...
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    We did Angie on Wednesday night, so I took last...

    We did Angie on Wednesday night, so I took last night off from CF. I think it's up to everyone to figure out what works for them. I shoot for 3x per week, but sometimes it's 4 or 5. I can only...
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