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Practice, competition, and mental anguish (not brief)

Sneaky plug for our Spring Fling X&Ys competition! There is actually nothing to win if you register, but registration does close Wednesday at midnight! We are in the auspicious beginnings of our annual structural cycle now. The CF Open has ended and after two weeks of low volume and some weird, fun lifting [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:00+00:00 April 18th, 2017|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|2 Comments

Mental Preparation for the CrossFit Open

The Open cometh! As many of you have been hearing for several weeks, the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is upon us. If you have participated in the Open in previous years, you have some idea for what is in store. If not, you will be in for a treat. Every Thursday night [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:00+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Exhaustive (exhausting?) notes from our Split Jerk Seminar

Jerk seminar ftw! CFKT Jerk Seminar for the CrossFitters of Knoxville Seminar Series Philosophy of jerk Split jerk vs power jerk vs squat jerk Split jerk offers the ability to drop low into a solid base without requiring a lot of extra flexibility, mobility, and stability. This should make it the default jerk [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 February 14th, 2017|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

More than a blog post, an announcement!

A Samantha collage! More than a gym. More than a member. More than a coach. Over seven years ago, I attended my first free class at CrossFit Ktown. Little did I know how the experience would change my health trajectory and my life. Back then 1.0, as it was eventually called, was a [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 February 13th, 2017|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Urgency, the CF Open, and Alex Anderson Tools for the Open seminar

The CrossFit Open is upon us once again. Later this month hundreds of thousands of athletes will be testing themselves with whatever Dave Castro and team have cooked up. Tests ranging from gymnastic to barbell, strength to endurance, and plenty of tough mental tasks will be tackled. This is a wonderful time of year for [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Swag update with new pieces added!

Still have this sweet hoodie to don through the cold winter months at Ktown! It's Tony, your CFKT swagmaster.  I wanted to reach out & mention that several folks have asked for a heavy, non-zip hoodie in addition to the other wardrobe needs...Said their 2017 year would start off horribly if this piece wasn't [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 28th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Swag order

Hoodie swag on fleek?   (Links weren't working right through Wodify email. Here is everything in blog format. Should be working meow.) We have some new clothing options coming at you this winter. By popular demand we have added 3/4 sleeve henleys, light and heavyweight hoodies, stylish long sleeves, and plenty of the [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 16th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Silk slippers versus hobnailed boots

The 5AM crew continues to grow! “History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below.” – Voltaire It is possible that Voltaire was not in fact the one to say this. I could not find any conclusive evidence, but I am [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 14th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

November Paleo Challenge 2016

Just some Brussels sprouts and bacon paired with roasted leg of lamb. Side of basil pesto. NOVEMBER PALEO CHALLENGE Hey Ktowners, Several of you have been asking about a November Paleo Challenge like last year, and we love your enthusiasm. Because so many of you saw great results, learned about diet and health, [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 October 26th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments