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Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Truthism As we begin the month of November and the nascent programming block, I wanted to share a couple of thoughts. The purpose of this post is not to discourage or tell you that you are not doing enough; you all work extremely hard at whatever we put in front of you, which [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 November 4th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Repeated texts and hand holding

Emily and Nicole staying hyped during the 31 hour run that was the Ragnar Relay. If you have absolutely no issues with ever needing motivation, read no further. If you’re completely independent in every aspect of life and consistency is never an issue, please spend the next few moments of your life reading [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 October 30th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|5 Comments

November Nutrition Challenge

It's not that hard to begin with, but we can obviously become more and more sophisticated with our nutrition after mastering the basics. Ktown! It is time for us to do another nutrition challenge. Our CORE coaches have been helping people achieve their nutrition and weight loss goals for several iterations of the [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 October 28th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

New cycle, complete with jokes (and no proofreading)!

An old weightlifting block programmed for Adam Gerken before he disappointed me with silver at Master's Nationals in Savannah. We are beginning week 3 of our new cycle, and a blog post from yours truly is long overdue. So in this blog post I will lay out what this new cycle is all [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 September 29th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|2 Comments

Body to bar contact in the clean and snatch

Lidia Valentin knows how important body bar contact is! This post is going to get a little technical so bear with me, and I will try to keep it as straightforward as possible. From time to time, you probably hear myself or one of the other coaches talking about body to bar contact [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 September 10th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Coaching Philosophy at CFKT

Coach Markstache coaching a skills class on rowing. Continuing with our ongoing theme of giving you an inside look into the workings of the gym, this post is going to give a brief explanation of the coaching philosophy at CrossFit Ktown. The most important thing to understand is that… Coaching CrossFit is exactly [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 August 25th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

What does Day 1 On Ramp look like at CrossFit Ktown?

Squat prep or getting down, you be the judge... Thanks to the two most recent blog posts (presumably), we had several recent inquiries to our On Ramp program and all that it entails. I have touted the progressive curriculum and application of our On Ramp as one of the best systems CrossFit Ktown [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:03+00:00 August 19th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|1 Comment

The Commoditization of CrossFit

Examples of common commodities. “Intelligence is the ability to make finer distinctions.” – Robert Kiyosaki’s “rich dad” in Rich Dad, Poor Dad I received a call today from a lady “wanting to check the prices of all the CrossFit gyms in Knoxville.” I gladly obliged and told her straight away about our $199 On Ramp program, [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:04+00:00 August 5th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|1 Comment