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Forum: Injuries 12-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 50,316
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: {TKA} Total Knee Arthroplasty

Still doing great after 8 years with the left and 4 years with the right.
Forum: Injuries 06-01-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,109
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Alternatives to TKR

Cindy,
Knee replacement is not the end of your CrossFit journey. I've had 4 joint replacements (both knees and both shoulders) and I continue to CrossFit.
With each joint, as the pain increased and...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 10-27-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 17,381
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Osteoporosis and crossfit

In 2006, Diane walked into our door. She was diagnosed with osteoporosis and during 3 years of bone density tests, the condition was worsening. Her doctor made several recommendations on diet and...
Forum: Nutrition 10-27-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,686
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: inflammation and paleo

I am 63 and have arthritis. I've already had both of my knees and shoulders replaced. I've been a CrossFitter/Affiliate since 2005.
In 2006, before paleo was cool, I met Robb Wolf, author of The...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 09-27-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,254
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Total Hip replacement

Hi Cory.
I have 2 friends, Jesse Martin who is a Level 1 at CrossFit Anacortes in WA, and Brad Russell, a level 1 who lives in VA, I think. Jesse is in his 30's and had 1 hip replaced 2 years ago....
Forum: Nutrition 09-27-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 24,409
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Recommened Calorie Intake

Less accurate? Less accurate at what?
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 24,409
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Recommened Calorie Intake

Download and follow CrossFit Journal 21. Period.
http://www.crossfit.com/journal/library/cfjissue21_May04.pdf

I began Jan 2006 and have been a paleo zoner ever since. I went from 185, 19% body to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 09-15-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,202
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Anyone have to move their gym???

We moved 4 times. Began in 600sf. Moved to 2400sf. Moved to 4800sf. Moved to 6000sf. Moved to 9000sf.
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 04-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,188
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: age as an issue?

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

All of us have a psychological conditioned behavior that began the day we were born. We are who we are, believe what...
Forum: Injuries 04-04-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 50,316
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: {TKA} Total Knee Arthroplasty

Left knee replaced Oct 28, 2008.
Left shoulder 'ream and run' replacement Dec. 1, 2010.
Right knee replaced April 2012
Right shoulder 'ream and run' replacement August 2012

Doing great!!
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,943
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: At what point do I need to get serious

Your friends are your friends until they become injured while training with you. If an injury is severe and they miss work and income SOMEONE is going to suggest they seek legal advice.
It is never...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-03-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,015
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: The Benefits of Open Gym Sessions at CrossFit Affiliates

You've written an article on your personal definition of an open gym. I've learned during the past 8 1/2 years that there have evolved many definitions of open gym. Ours was the first gym to create...
Forum: Injuries 02-21-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 37,478
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Distal biceps tendon rupture - recovery?

I experienced a complete (100%) distal rupture of my left biceps-bull riding injury. My bicep retracted into a baseball sized lump just below my anterior deltoid. As doc Rockett says, I have...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,273
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: help on getting members for an "Open-gym" type of facility

First, we have discovered throughout the years that there are many different definitions, interpretations and perceptions of what is an open gym.
Our 2 gyms have experienced wonderful success. Just...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,273
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: help on getting members for an "Open-gym" type of facility

We were the 1st gym to create what others have called the 'open gym model'. We've been successful with it since 2005 at 2 locations.
Through the years, I've received emails and calls from various CF...
Forum: Community 04-07-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,557
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: CrossFit Masters and Seniors

Age-61. I discovered CF in August 2005.
CrossFit has improved all aspects of my fitness, health and performance.
For me, the greatest benefit of CrossFit as I age is psychological and how CF...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-07-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Par Q or other screen?

We have always used the Par Q. By law, some states require you to ask certain questions. WA state requires it in the big boxes. To me, I want to know! Bone, joint, back, heart concerns? You bet, I...
Forum: Injuries 11-15-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,807
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Total Shoulder Replacement

I've had 'ream and run' shoulder replacements on both shoulders. Left on Dec 1st, 2010 and the right on Aug 21st, 2012.
I followed the doc's rehab suggestions for 12 weeks and continued on my own...
Forum: Community 11-15-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 637,902
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Stop Anthos from Taking over CrossFit

Ditto. Great news! Thanks Coach! I am thankful that the decision should give you an extra dosage of peace in your heart! My thanks to everyone at HQ.
Forum: Injuries 11-08-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,072
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Total Knee Repalcement

John-Following TKR we are to avoid running, jumping, etc. It is my desire to compete again but I will refrain from the impact movements until a competition and I will not have a choice. I am using...
Forum: Competitions 11-01-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: FireBreather Championship

I am happy to say, Stacy received her refund check today.
Forum: Competitions 10-31-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: FireBreather Championship

Well, the NW event, I am told, was a big bust. Less than 20 men and only 3 women. I was looking at the mid-atlantic and not very many registered. I communicated with one gal who owns an affiliate...
Forum: Competitions 10-31-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: FireBreather Championship

Hey Brett. Have you mailed the promised refund check to Stacy with Girl's Rxd? It's been over a week.
Forum: Injuries 10-30-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,072
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Total Knee Repalcement

TKR April 17th, 2012- Developed arthrofibrosis and had to 'take it easy' for a while. (also had it in my left knee following TKR in 2008 and had a MUA and it took 9 months to clear up)

So, I am 6+...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-15-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,308
Posted By Skip Chase
Re: Early morning attendence

Check out the big boxes in your market and look at their schedules. We have 2 local big boxes in our market. They both open at 5:30 so we opened at 5:30. They both open with a 5:30 group exercise...
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