Do you get any hip discomfort while in the catch position of rowing? The reason for that may be hip impingement (when two structures in your body "run into" each other), which can happen at the catch position if your femur is not externally rotated (think knees slightly out). The top of your femur and the socket it sits in can run into each other and trap the labrum which is a ring of soft tissue that surrounds the socket. This can lead to ouchies. Coach Fox says he is prone to impingement of his left hip when rowing a lot, and what he's found works is to push his knees out a bit in the catch. He's also found this to be a successful solution for other CrossFitters who experience anterior hip pain. Coach Fox also advises the hip capsule stretch above (skip to about 3 minutes in).
- Did you sign up yet for your "Murph" heat? Do it now, and remember that the earlier heats will be far less muggy and humid!
Veggie CSA Sign-Up Deadline Is Tomorrow, May 20!
Interested in our new weekly veg/fruit/egg CSA with Common Hands Farm? The deadline to sign up for this year is tomorrow, May 20th. The pickup will be weekly on Tuesdays at Brooklyn Boulders beginning June 2.
Veg shares are $615 for a weekly ("full") share or $375 for an every-other-week ("half") share.
Fruit and eggs are bundled together; a full share is $280 and a half share is $140. There are also options for combining veg with fruit and eggs.
To see full details, visit the Farm's sign-up page and fill out your contact info; after you select NYC as your pickup location, you'll see the full offering with pricing. Remember, your pickup spot will be Brooklyn Boulders, just down the block.
Questions? Email the farm at hudsonlocale [at] gmail dot com, or the gym's CSA coordinator, Michele, at mignyc [at] gmail dot com.
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