Day 11: Shoulder or Wrist Pain?


We use our wrists, elbows, and shoulders quite a lot in CrossFit as we regularly load and hang off of said joints. You put in a lot of work through repetition- the big question is do you even that out with stretching and other forms of mobility?

CrossFit WOD for Thursday 2/12/2020

5k row/ski/run for time, then immediately establish a 1RM thruster in 10:00

Share time and heaviest successful load to whiteboard. Post-workout will include some back and bicep work to restore the integrity of muscle after the mono structural and lifting efforts.

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5 replies
  1. Miles S
    Miles S says:

    Definitely been experiencing a lot of wrist and elbow pain.

    Is the solution, then, to give more attention to mobility and stretching related to these joints?

    Wednesday, Feb 12th
    6 hours sleep

    9 AM – breakfast power smoothie (protein milk, protein powder, two fists spinach, walnuts, chia seeds, flax meal, frozen berries, whole banana), green tea

    12 PM – CrossFit; snatches and rows
    1 PM – chicken, potatoes, green beans, almond milk and whey protein

    3 PM – bite of banana, pb pretzels, experiencing major flatulation

    7 PM – Barbell; cleans and presses
    8 PM – chicken, potatoes, green beans, protein bar, meal bar

    11 PM – hefeweizen

  2. Colin
    Colin says:

    Thurs 2/13

    Slept ~7 hours (which is definitely not enough for me)

    Breakfast: Coffee, two boiled eggs, some peanuts

    Lunch: Large kale/spinach salad, tofu, cheese, caesar dressing, olives, a bell pepper, two carrots, coffee, <1 ounce of good salami

    Dinner: small spinach salad with olive oil and vinegar; 1 bowl – Leek, Mushroom, and Kale Subji from “East” by Meera Sodha. Onion, garlic, leeks, mushrooms, kale, a little brown rice/quinoa and half a pound of ground lamb.

    That guy in the pic has such a cool dinosaur shirt if I do say so myself.

  3. Kelsi
    Kelsi says:

    Rest day
    Goal: hydrate hydrate! 💦

    8am breakfast: frozen banana smoothie

    10:15 snack: builder bar

    Noon lunch: meatless meatloaf, balsamic Brussels sprouts, cauliflower rice with Mama Lil’s peppers, dates

    2pm celebration: coworker’s birthday, so joined in for some carrot cake.

    3:30 snack: really tried to avoid being tempted by the 5 boxes of assorted Oreos in our office, so I ate my red pepper soup with sourdough bread.

    7:15 dinner: meatless meatloaf, red pepper soup, sourdough bread. Served myself up with more than I needed, and proud of myself for putting the extra away. I also did a really good job today when it came to staying away from the office treats. But tomorrow is another (holi)day!

  4. Andrew S
    Andrew S says:

    Workout – Whey shake
    Breakfast – Egg white omelette, toast, fig bar
    Lunch – Salmon, vegan “chicken shwarma”, quinoa
    Dinner – Yogurt
    Night – Cottage cheese

  5. Sarah H
    Sarah H says:

    Thursday 2/13
    Finally updating my food journal today. I was not the best on this holiday weekend. More detailed journal on MyFitnessPal. @sarahbr11
    (6am CrossFit)
    7:30am: finished 24 oz H20 and protein oatmeal shake 290 kcal
    9am: hot coffee no creamer 0 kcal
    1pm: chicken thigh, mixed veggies, 1.5 hard boiled eggs, gummy vitamins 301 kcal
    8pm: salmon, peas, cauliflower, wine 314 kcal
    9pm: chocolate PB cups 200 kcal

    Daily total: 1105 kcal

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