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Old 09-18-2010, 07:36 AM   #41
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And for the Mwod on Saturday I think I was doing the stretch correctly for the upper hammies but I really couldn't see what Kstar was doing. Any input or directions from anyone?
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Old 09-18-2010, 07:14 PM   #42
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Wait, so are these videos actually any good? I watched one of them with this thread was first posted, and it started off with him recording himself as he rode down the street on a skateboard like a douchebag, then went off into some rant about pain caves and totem animals. It didn't make the slightest bit of sense to me, so I didn't wast my time with any of the others. Was that one just an anomaly?
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Old 09-18-2010, 08:25 PM   #43
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If I were you, I'd watch some more of them. There's a bit of Kstar hamming it up, and a lot of good stuff to gain.
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Old 09-19-2010, 12:08 PM   #44
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Wait, so are these videos actually any good? I watched one of them with this thread was first posted, and it started off with him recording himself as he rode down the street on a skateboard like a douchebag, then went off into some rant about pain caves and totem animals. It didn't make the slightest bit of sense to me, so I didn't wast my time with any of the others. Was that one just an anomaly?
LOL, like I told you last week most of them are pretty good. I know a bunch of the stuff already, but there is some new ones I'm learning... and if I'm learning then you probably would be too.
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Old 09-19-2010, 12:11 PM   #45
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And for the Mwod on Saturday I think I was doing the stretch correctly for the upper hammies but I really couldn't see what Kstar was doing. Any input or directions from anyone?
Move the foot out further, and squeeze the glutes and it will target stretch the hammies closer to the butt.

It's if you tension at the knee first then it tends to hit more towards the knee.
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Old 09-19-2010, 02:56 PM   #46
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Move the foot out further, and squeeze the glutes and it will target stretch the hammies closer to the butt.

It's if you tension at the knee first then it tends to hit more towards the knee.
Thanks. I was definitely applying tension at my knee first.
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Thanks. I was definitely applying tension at my knee first.
Something to keep in mind for other muscles that cross multiple joints (such as lats, gastroc in the calves, biceps, etc.).
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Old 10-08-2010, 07:22 PM   #48
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I like these a lot, except the one where he defends the sumo deadlift high pull. Dallas Hartwig's take on this movement is the correct one, rather than Starrett toeing the Crossfit HQ line.

You can find extensive pictures and video of the SDHP online, and unless you get lucky, every single one of the pictures or the videos will display that forward shoulder position.

This, the inappropriate rx'ing of the kipping pull up, and the general stupidity seen when most people do the thruster are the genesis of probably 95% of the injuries caused while doing "Crossfit".
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Old 10-08-2010, 07:39 PM   #49
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I thought the SDHP was a weird one was well especially since the Whole9 post.
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SDHP is TERRIBLE. Even moreso than the thruster IMO.
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