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Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 9:59 am
by Admin
Back injuries suck, get well soon.

Posted: Sat May 19, 2007 11:04 am
by volleyball_man
Just went through that - with fingers crossed I'm improving. Good luck!

Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 8:26 am
by coine
I'm happy to say that the back pain is gone now after a few days of physical therapy exercises (which included squats, can't seem to get away from those). I just went for a long run today and my back held up, so I'm doing day 2 tomorrow.

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 3:58 am
by coine
I was still feeling a bit of impingement after my first round of day 2, so I've decided to play it safe and take the entire week off. I guess I'll do more cardio instead since that doesn't seem to cause back pains.

Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 8:16 am
by Admin
better to rest a little now than need to take a bunch of time off later.

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:20 pm
by Norman
Hey Coine,

how are you doing ? I read your log and regarding your back pain I see a pattern I have observed so many times on myself. Stretching is key.
Stretching is boring/painful/... but it is mandatory for me if I want to keep up with such a workout. Well, at least for me ! This might not apply to you.

Have fun !

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 9:52 am
by coine
Thanks for the response, I'm doing a lot better now. I stopped doing simplefit for a while and instead focused on just cardio (running, rowing) to minimize the chance of another back "seizure" (sounds a lot more painful than it actually is, but still no fun at all). I've been living with my scoliosis for a long enough time that I've even started getting used to setbacks like this.

I'm feeling strong enough so I'll be doing some roofing for a friend next week. If all goes well, I'll be starting up simplefit the week after that for a final two weeks before my military service starts. I'll keep you guys posted on how that works out.


Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:03 pm
by Admin
When you come back concentrate on activating you abs throughout the entire workout I have struggled with l5/s1 issues for about 15 years back problems suck! Also working the plank might be good for you.

Good Luck

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2007 3:06 pm
by volleyball_man
Ab work has helped me tremendously with back issues.

Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:29 am
by coine
Hey all. I'm on R&R right now so I thought I'd check in how this site is doing. Looks like it's been growing steadily in the month I've been gone. Congratulations Kevin!