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Forum: Community 08-08-2008, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Forum: Community 07-25-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,450
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Forum: Community 06-11-2008, 01:20 PM
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Views: 974
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Open House at CrossFit SouthWest June 14th

So, I wasn't going to make an announcement, but this "informal" Open House has grown a bit--might as well make it official.

For anyone in the Tempe/Phoenix area, we're having an open house this...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 06-11-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,491
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Anyone from Sweden?

We've got a Swede training with us, but he's moving back to Stockholm in July. I'll point him toward this thread.
Forum: Community 05-07-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,298
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Steve's Club gets the boot...

Good luck, Steve. As they say, don't let the bast#@#s get you down...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,266
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Stefan Botev Weightlifting Shoes

Linc! What's up? Missed you in Vegas--how's things in the wet weather?

Keep us posted if anyone hears a price.
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 02-20-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,459
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Alaska Crossfitters

Hey Tom, how's things in the frozen north?? Shoot me an email sometime and let me know how things are going!

And btw, I don't know if you guys have Sport Chalet up there, but they started carrying...
Forum: Fitness 01-10-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 23,013
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Dan John's Big 21

Definitely choose your starting weights carefully! I think Dan suggests working backward--choosing a realistic ending weight, and then working backward to find the starting weights you'll be using. ...
Forum: Exercises 10-25-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: I did 4 single MU's in one day, now 0 for 8?

I hit one the first time we had rings up, and it took me about 6 months to get another. I feel your pain. Part of it was just spending more time on the rings, but what helped the most was learning...
Forum: Community 10-25-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: certification

Hopefully anyone more qualified will respond if necessary, but basically the language and requirements for the different levels of certification are changing. The CrossFit Certification is still the...
Forum: Community 10-09-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: arizona rocks

Apologies Connie, I haven't been on the boards much lately and just saw this.

Really enjoyed meeting you, glad that you were able to hook up with John as well.

Best of luck with the teaching and...
Forum: In Search of CrossFitters 09-26-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,787
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Re: Chandler, AZ

I'm sorry that you feel that way. Have we met?
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,266
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Very cool Jim. I'll be trying that out this...

Very cool Jim. I'll be trying that out this weekend.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
I picked up one of the Integrity 3000s for $50,...

I picked up one of the Integrity 3000s for $50, just because it was $50. Doesn't hold a candle to my C2s, but it's an extra rower.

Biggest differences are the lack of damper settings and the...
Forum: Exercises 06-22-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,979
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Building arks lately, Roger? :proud:

Building arks lately, Roger? :proud:
Forum: Community 06-20-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,972
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Hey Aaron, we're about a mile from ASU on Rio...

Hey Aaron, we're about a mile from ASU on Rio Salado and McClintock.

Come on by-

Ken
www.crossfitsouthwest.com

(Message edited by ksu4 on June 20, 2007)
Forum: Exercises 06-12-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,653
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
I would guess it's either compression of the...

I would guess it's either compression of the nerve or restriction of blood flow. There's a similar phenomena with stairmasters, people's toes go numb from being on the ball of the foot so long.
...
Forum: Community 06-11-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Old roommate of mine had pretty much the same...

Old roommate of mine had pretty much the same thing happen on Denali. The were at the base and ready to go, and the weather blew up and shut them down for several days. He was pretty bummed, but...
Forum: Fitness 06-09-2007, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,579
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
I've heard about Adam's shaping contacts before. ...

I've heard about Adam's shaping contacts before. Apparently pretty effective in the short term, but only for very specific problems.

There are several people who market strategies and systems...
Forum: CrossPit 06-03-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Nice! Congrats, Fi!

Nice! Congrats, Fi!
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,672
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
I think the general consensus has been that it's...

I think the general consensus has been that it's actually easier to cut it by hand rather than gumming up a power saw. They're actually not too hard to cut with a decent razor knife.
Forum: Exercises 05-20-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,735
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Open kinetic chain = end of the body segment is...

Open kinetic chain = end of the body segment is not attached to ground (e.g., leg extension). Artificial, not something your body encounters naturally.

Closed kinetic chain = end of body segment...
Forum: Community 05-15-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,509
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Exercises 05-13-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 57,174
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
Didn't have much time earlier, so an addendum to...

Didn't have much time earlier, so an addendum to my question:

Are you able to passively bring your hamstrings into a stretched position (e.g., lying on your back and maintaining your lordotic...
Forum: Exercises 05-11-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 57,174
Posted By Kenneth Urakawa
How's the hamstring flexibility?

How's the hamstring flexibility?
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