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1805, 2015

Mayhaps…

By |May 18th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Hey Ktowners,

Congratutlations on making it to the last week of the current cycle! Hopefully, you all were able to hit a PR or two or three today. More traditional heavy lifting is heading your way in the upcoming cycle. Make sure you keep reading the blog for more info on that!

 

For now though, let us […]

405, 2015

On the importance of On Ramp

By |May 4th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Hey Ktowners,

As we have left the Open and are almost finished with our structural cycle during the first part of this “off-season” a.k.a “beach season,” let us briefly remember our fundamentals and think back to your On Ramp experience.

Why do we do an On Ramp at CrossFit Ktown?

Teach fundamental movements – For most of us, we […]

2304, 2015

Assess your sleep

By |April 23rd, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|4 Comments

“Jesus, didn’t they think it might do damage? Didn’t the public raise Cain about it?”
“I don’t think you fully understand the public, my friend; in this country, when something is out of order, then the quickest way to get it fixed is the best way”
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
Sleep is important
Your […]

1504, 2015

Partner competition benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

By |April 15th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

We are opening the heat sign-up for our same-sex partner competition benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society next Friday from 4PM-8:30PM. The website is http://crossfitktown.com/lls and you can now get on there to sign up for a heat. Notice that there are three divisions: Rx, Scaled, and Masters 55+. We are running this just like […]

1304, 2015

The Kip – The Importance of the Back Swing

By |April 13th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Kipping is something that is common in CrossFit. Unfortunately, good kipping is not as common. At Ktown, we strive to make sure that you are kipping well – keeping your arms long and finding the “hollow” position before explosively opening your hips and pulling your chin over the bar. However, we want to you to […]

804, 2015

Ktown softball team is happening…

By |April 8th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|1 Comment

Softball anyone?

Greetings, Ktowners! There has been some interest from a few people about getting a softball team together for a summer league, and I’ve been tasked with getting the ball rolling on that. What good is busting your butt at Ktown every day if you can’t show off all the mad athletic skills you’re gaining, […]

704, 2015

Here is your new cycle breakdown!

By |April 7th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|3 Comments

The Open is over. There were so many amazing displays of hard work and fought for progress this year! I am so proud of everyone that took part in the Open in some way, even if it was just showing up on Friday to do the workout. It was so much fun getting to experience […]

204, 2015

Partner competition forthcoming later this month!

By |April 2nd, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|2 Comments

Friday Night Lights was pretty neat, ya? What a great time getting most of the area boxes together for a five week stretch of fun-fueled Friday nights. We are very thankful for all of you members who helped make it a success by competing, volunteering, judging, donating, etc. Without you all, fun events like that […]

2603, 2015

CORE Challenge

By |March 26th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Challenges. From spiritual script to scholarly thinkers, there is a pretty consistent theme that challenges bring out the best in us. Many of us are seeing this if we are taking part in the Open. Forcing ourselves to commit to something and push our envelope tends to yield tremendous results. So let’s talk again about […]

2503, 2015

Friday Night Lights – The Final Installment

By |March 25th, 2015|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

 
Good evening, friends.
The final installment in the Friday Night Lights series is upon us. Every gym in Knoxville and the surrounding areas has made this series a resounding success. A large part of the success also belongs to the volunteers and athletes that have turned out for each event. On behalf of all the hosts, […]