Category Archives for Recovery

Masters Online Qualifiers 2018

With the Crossfit Games 2018 Age Group qualifiers almost upon us; here’s a quick look at some of the top UK masters athletes. Each year the masters categories get more competitive, with previous Rx’d Games athletes moving up. Top masters athletes are training harder than ever before, often fitting in two training sessions a day…

Bobbie Ross – Weightlifting Wrist Injury

I’ve had weak wrists for as long as I can remember. Meaning that I would wear wrist supports almost every session, as I knew they were going to hurt. I also struggled with sore hips after heavy squatting sessions, as an Olympic Weightlifter I am usually squatting four or more times a week. My coach…

Noorin Gulam – Overcoming Knee Tendinopathy

‘Let’s talk about knees.. and elbows, wrists, shoulders, ankles, hips while we’re at it. If you lift/lead a lifestyle in sport you NEED to invest in GLC2000 its just the best thing. If you actually ever read my captions you’ll know I struggle with my crappy knees but I’ve been consistent with GLC2000 for 2…

Crossfit Regional Athletes Overcoming Long Term Wrist Injuries

The wrist is one of the most frustrating places Crossfit athletes can get injured. Almost all upper body movements involve the wrist, as do the majority of compound movements including the olympic lifts, gymnastics moves and other barbell work. The wrist a small junction where a lot of ligaments, tendons and nerves pass to the…

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Alex Clarke – Stubborn Wrist Injury

In the Summer of 2014 I injured my wrist catching a heavy clean. It slipped off my shoulder and bent my wrist at a very awkward angle. As a full time coach this did more than affect my training, it meant I struggled to demo even the most basic of movements. Push ups hurt, overhead…

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