crossfit injury



If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me "so and so told me I have the hardest traps they've ever touched" ... well, honestly all I would probably do with it is bankroll an even more extravagant Woolies Dreamy Choc cookie habit than I already have (but how sick would that be!)

What I mean is, the upper traps would have to be the most massaged area of the body. But they’re still so tight all the time, amiright?

Mixed grip deadlifts are fucking stupid

Warning: strong language.

Also warning: rant.

A mixed grip deadlift is when you hold onto the barbell with one hand in a supinated/underhand position (palm facing out) and the other in an overhand position (back of hand facing out).

CrossFit, Gymnastics and Olympic Weightlifting Wrist Injuries

CrossFit, Gymnastics and Olympic Weightlifting Wrist Injuries

Impingement Syndromes of the Wrist

Dorsal wrist impingement is the most common injury to a CrossFitters, Olympic Weightlifter or Gymnasts wrist. The injury results from the repetitive combination of hyperextension (extending or straightening the joint beyond its normal range of motion) and axial loading, (placing force on the joint or bone).

The injury occurs when the dorsal (back) edge of the radius impinges on (strikes) the wrist bones. This individuals pain can intensify such as during a handstand. When injury occurs, the client feels pain and tenderness on the backside of the wrist. The pain usually subsides after training has ended.