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Forum: Competitions 03-22-2016, 06:12 PM
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Views: 6,898
Posted By Mark Konen
2016 California's Strongest Man (and Woman)

Join us this Saturday, March 26th at 9:30 am in Huntington Beach, CA for 2016 California's Strongest Man. While all our slots are full, we'd love to have you join our athletes up close and personal...
Forum: Nutrition 07-02-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,231
Posted By Mark Konen
Vitamin Poisoning

Ori Hofmekler of "Warrior Diet" and "The Anti-Estrogenic Diet" just published a new article, "Are Your Vitamins Poisoning You (http://mkonen.com/bblog/people/are-your-vitamins-poisoning-you/)?"
Forum: Injuries 03-17-2008, 06:44 PM
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Views: 1,550
Posted By Mark Konen
gracilis muscle

My girlfriend injured her groin and the injury points to the gracillis muscle and the tendons at the insertion point and diagnosed as such. She has had this injury for several months without things...
Forum: Community 07-28-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,426
Posted By Mark Konen
Good thoughts Tom. I agree. For years after a...

Good thoughts Tom. I agree. For years after a tough workout, I would always walk it off. Since starting Crossfit, I would hit the deck after a hard metcon workout and this was the case today. For...
Forum: Nutrition 11-30-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Mark Konen
I take mine every morning, first thing, no cycle.

I take mine every morning, first thing, no cycle.
Forum: Nutrition 11-30-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,748
Posted By Mark Konen
Thanks for clearing that up. Phew! I did hate...

Thanks for clearing that up. Phew! I did hate those circles and the the industry as a whole, but it looks like you found something that works backed by credible people. Worth a look-see!
Forum: Nutrition 11-28-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,748
Posted By Mark Konen
I, too was a "MLM Magnet" and hated it! I am in...

I, too was a "MLM Magnet" and hated it! I am in sales and I guess I was a "hot prospect". I'll never forget this couple that tried to accost, er, recruit me while I was having lunch. Their names were...
Forum: Nutrition 11-28-2006, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,912
Posted By Mark Konen
Ori Hofnmekler (Warrior Diet) recommended...

Ori Hofnmekler (Warrior Diet) recommended Jarrow's Jarro-Dophilus + FOS and they have worked well for me. He takes his nutritional research seriously and has made other good nutritional...
Forum: Injuries 11-28-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By Mark Konen
Welcome, Cassie! I am a transplanted...

Welcome, Cassie!

I am a transplanted CheeseHead living in SoCal. My girlfriend is so enamored with Green Bay and all things Packers, she said she wouldn't mind moving there. (God, I'll sure...
Forum: Community 11-24-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,481
Posted By Mark Konen
Michael, Mark Konen and Val Kesler will be...

Michael,

Mark Konen and Val Kesler will be there fer sure!
Forum: Injuries 11-18-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,071
Posted By Mark Konen
Mostly what coach rippetoe had said was that the...

Mostly what coach rippetoe had said was that the injury is fairly common and that I need to get to a chiropractor who is good at treating athletes. As to C6 & C7, who knows but they are connected to...
Forum: Injuries 11-17-2006, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,071
Posted By Mark Konen
Hey guys, thanks. I emailed Coach Rippetoe and he...

Hey guys, thanks. I emailed Coach Rippetoe and he told me what he thought the injury was and indicated it was a fairly common occurence with lifters. He also suggested go to a chiropractor and...
Forum: Injuries 11-14-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,523
Posted By Mark Konen
My doc has retired and I am looking for a new MD...

My doc has retired and I am looking for a new MD or DO and it would be great to find one in Southern California who also Crossfits and since I am injured, the sooner the better! I am in Orange...
Forum: Injuries 11-13-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,071
Posted By Mark Konen
Good advice, Mike. I am also training around a...

Good advice, Mike. I am also training around a groin pull, and I have been hitting CF hard in my first 6 months doing it. The hard part for me is the backing off and resting, but that is what I will...
Forum: Injuries 11-13-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,911
Posted By Mark Konen
Ditto on aleve (naprosyn) for me. Nothing. I...

Ditto on aleve (naprosyn) for me. Nothing. I would rather take other types of anti-inflammatories and for extreme pain, extreme drinking (just kidding)!
Forum: Injuries 11-12-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,911
Posted By Mark Konen
What's the difference between Advil and Motrin?...

What's the difference between Advil and Motrin? Thought they are both ibuprofen.
Forum: Injuries 11-12-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,071
Posted By Mark Konen
Thanks, Mike & Elliot. I don't know yet until I...

Thanks, Mike & Elliot. I don't know yet until I get it checked out whether it is a disk issue or scapula stabilizers or what, but what things do you guys think I should be able to do without...
Forum: Injuries 11-12-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,071
Posted By Mark Konen
Shortly after doing Painstorm XIX last weekend, I...

Shortly after doing Painstorm XIX last weekend, I got soreness and tightening in my upper right back, I believe, in the rhomboid muscle. It is impinging nerves and I can feel it in the top of my...
Forum: Injuries 10-23-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,725
Posted By Mark Konen
I am just geting over an outbreak of a fever...

I am just geting over an outbreak of a fever blister and have found that Abreva works very well and if you apply it frequently throughout the day, you can knock it out in a week or less.
Forum: Injuries 09-08-2006, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,349
Posted By Mark Konen
Oh yeah, I know what caused it. My form in the...

Oh yeah, I know what caused it. My form in the deadlift started unraveling in the third round and I noticed the slightest of pulls afterwards. The next WOD, the Back Squats was done later in the day,...
Forum: Injuries 09-07-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,349
Posted By Mark Konen
At the end of the recent WOD which featured...

At the end of the recent WOD which featured 21-15-9 Deadlifts @ 225#, I noticed a very slight tweak of my right adducter. It became worse with the next Back Squat WOD at the second rep.

I am...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,495
Posted By Mark Konen
I love MySportTraining and use it in conjunction...

I love MySportTraining and use it in conjunction with a Palm pda and a Polar S525x heart rate monitor. While I do not look at the the hrm while CFing, it is sure cool to see the color graphs and...
Forum: Nutrition 07-07-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Mark Konen
What you are proposing isn't Warrior Diet. It...

What you are proposing isn't Warrior Diet. It isn't something you do with blocks, carbo loading or for a day. Are you sure you aren't talking about intermittent fasting? For guidelines for what the...
Forum: Nutrition 06-29-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,647
Posted By Mark Konen
SuperSlow will come and go. Crossfit will...

SuperSlow will come and go. Crossfit will continue to grow. It just makes so much more sense and delivers the goods.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By Mark Konen
Slightly OT, but I use a Polar S625X and I love...

Slightly OT, but I use a Polar S625X and I love it. I don't use the foot pod much, but I do track all my workouts. Polar's software is decent, but I also use MySportTraining for the Palm pda and it's...
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