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CrossFit Moncton


June 29, 2012

Friday's QOD

Have you ever had an injury but still worked out around the injury? Post experience to comments. Continuing to CrossFit while you have an acute injury can actually promote healing, Kelly Starrett told participants at a one day seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz on November 9, 2008. Starrett is the owner of San Francisco CrossFit and a Doctor of Physical Therapy.“You had a surgery on Friday? Take a couple of days off. See you on Monday,” Starrett said. The key is modifying the program. Grace can be done with dumbbells. If a limb is injured, don’t use it. But keep working out. It’s best to train around injures. Otherwise, the “ghosts” of injuries can remain for years and negatively affect athletic performance.Check out this video for more information – “Training Through Acute Injuries Part 1” by Kelly Starrett, CrossFit JournalPreview – video [wmv] [mov]No matter if you have a disabled shoulder or a bummed knee, CrossFit Moncton will work with you on what you CAN do.Run 800m1 Set Max Rep Front Squat at 1/2 BodyweightEnough Pullups to equal 100 reps total, including Front Squats.Run 800mCompare to Oct.18/10 Denise was unable to hold a barbell due to pain in her wrists. A quick modification with dumbbells allowed her to safely perform the workout.

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