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Preparing your body and joints for maximum effort

Let me take y'all back here... The Importance of the Warm-up/Preparing Your Body and Joints for Maximum Effort As we finish the Back Squat portion of Summer of Squats and prepare to tackle further challenges (Death Days, Oktoberfest, front squats, upper body conditioning, etc.), it becomes even more important that we prepare our [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 August 9th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Why you should sign-up for the Jacked and Tan Classic

Tongue in cheek. Number 1: Celebrate all of your hard work! Guys and gals, training day in and day out is exhausting work both physically and mentally, especially during summer of squats. Having a marker to test yourself by is a great way to stay motivated and reward yourself for all of [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 July 21st, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Squats, leg strength, and weightlifting

Lovely squat position here. A tried and true method for coming up with blog post ideas is to jot down any conversations I may have with multiple members. If athletes are asking the same questions it stands to reckon it is either important, there is ambiguity somewhere, or we are not doing a [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 July 20th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Glimpse of de-load and test week inside…

Looking forward to seeing everyone out for our Independence Day workout! G’day mates, how ya going? Let’s talk about next week’s de-load and test. First off, congrats. You’ve completed 237 squats above 70% in the past three weeks if you have hit all of the MWFs. Well done. That’s quite a bit of [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 July 1st, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Summer of Squats – 2016 edition

OMG ummm, IDK...my BFF, squats? Squatting is important. We’ve asked, “If you are going to be stranded on an island what is the one exercise you would take with you?” A lot of you responded with the back squat, and I definitely think you would be hard pressed to find a better movement. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 June 15th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

End of Structural Cycle

Apropos As many of you have realized, we have come to the end of our current cycle and are proceeding into our next. The next will be a gymnastics-biased cycle, which Grant aka Ktown’s Dominique Moceanu will be covering in a coming blog post. However, the purpose of this post is to shed [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:02+00:00 June 1st, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments