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Jamie J. Skibicki
05-12-2008, 10:50 AM
I'm finishing up the Starr rehab for a back/hip flexor/oblique/ okay I really don't know what I injured but It hurts when I squat low injury and I'm porgressing from SS to the performance menu WOD. Should I just start in when the rehab ends or should I wait till the begining of the next Macro Cycle which I think is coming up soon?

Second, I've never done the full/squat versions of the O-Lift. I'm working on my form as I go using online videos & help and also looking for a book with some explination. Would just working through the techniques as they come up in the WOD (and several warm-up sets) be an acceptable way to approach this?

Allen Yeh
05-13-2008, 02:59 AM
My 2 cents:

Start now, use this as a warmup for the next macrocycle. I notive you said you've never done the full lifts so using the rest of this week and a half with lighter weights would be more beneficial to you than trying to go heavier without solid form.

Bill Ripley
05-23-2008, 09:56 AM
When does the next cycle start? Is this posted somewhere?

Steven Low
05-23-2008, 10:33 AM
When does the next cycle start? Is this posted somewhere?
Greg will usually say something on the front page.

You can jump in at any time though and make progress.