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Old 11-28-2008, 11:28 PM   #10
Rachel Izzo
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Originally Posted by Emily Mattes View Post
Rachel, would you be able to do grip work with that hand, even if it's just taking a tennis ball between the tips of the fingers and squeezing it? Also, if you have ever watched the videos of Kyle Maynard on the Crossfit website, I wonder if it would be possible to do pulls on a ring the way he does--slip you arms through the rings themselves up to the elbow, balance them at a point on your upper arms, then pull yourself up by pulling your arms down. It's difficult to describe, I will edit this post with a link to the video if I can find it.

EDIT: Here's a picture of the movement I'm thinking of. It would probably scrape your arms up a bit, though--maybe you could do it in a long-sleeved shirt.

Any sort of movement with that hand is pretty much out of the question at this point. I'm in a cast that encompasses my thumb and goes all the way up to my shoulder
At this point, it's looking a lot like one armed work, in addition to the incredible amount of squatting I'm going to be doing.
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