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Who is Pukie the clown?

Who is Pukie the clown?

This is Pukie the Clown, a rare sight in modern boxes, yet still well known in some circles as CrossFit’s (unofficial) mascot. He is puking because that sometimes happens during exercise for any number of reasons.

What is Uncle rhabdo?

Uncle Rhabdo. Uncle Rhabdo the clown has Rhabdomyolysis – a kidney condition most commonly induced by excessive exercise. The muscles become so overworked that the tissues begin to break-down and myoglobin, the bi-product of muscle fibres, is released into the blood stream.

Why do Crossfitters get rhabdo?

Rhabdomyolysis, or “rhabdo,” is a rare condition that can occur from exercising. Muscles become so overworked their cell contents are released into the blood stream, causing injury to the kidneys.

What is Pukie?

adjective, puk·i·er, puk·i·est. on the verge of vomiting; nauseated. disgusting; repellent.

Why does CrossFit hurt so much?

The best way I can explain CrossFit soreness is this: Strenuous exercise, or any activity for that matter, causes micro-tears in the stressed muscle. As a result, white blood cells rush to the damaged area and start hammering away on renovation. It’s the intensity of the renovation process that causes soreness.

How is rhabdomyolysis diagnosed?

The only way to know for sure is to obtain a blood test. Repeated blood tests for the muscle protein creatine kinase (CK or creatine phosphokinase [CPK]) are the only accurate test for rhabdo. A healthcare provider can do a blood test for CK: The muscle protein CK enters the bloodstream when muscle tissue is damaged.

Why does rhabdomyolysis cause dark urine?

The muscle damage causes inflammation leading to tenderness, swelling, and weakness of the affected muscles. The dark urine color is due to myoglobin being excreted in the urine by the kidney as it tries to rid the body of the muscle breakdown products.

Can you have rhabdo and not know it?

Rhabdomyolysis symptoms can range from mild to severe. Symptoms usually develop one to three days after the muscle injury, though some people may not even notice muscle soreness. The main signs of rhabdomyolysis include: Muscle swelling.

Is the word puke slang?

Slang. vomit. any food or drink that is repulsive.