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2706, 2014

Goodbyes are such sweet sorrow…

By |June 27th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|2 Comments

How do you sum up the past 5 years? Where to even start? It’s been quite an adventure, occasionally a grind, and a helluva lot of fun. That much I know for sure.

In May of 2009 I was fortunate enough to help open a hole-in-the-wall, unknown to most, gym with a very different exercise methodology. […]

406, 2014

CF Hate Reaches Record Highs

By |June 4th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I was recently asked to weigh-in on a video published by Discovery News about the safety and efficacy of CrossFit. I was really surprised that Discovery Network would put out such shoddy work. I actually did not even realize it was them until Adam Gerken brought it to my attention. I am still surprised, but […]

2305, 2014

CBo weighs in (on embracing that journey)

By |May 23rd, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Once again we find ourselves standing at the edge of the summer months, about to step into the shirtless, flex-all-the-time, show ‘em my goods season.  Around this time of year, you’ll see a little extra “umph” from most people in the gym because they (naturally) want to look good when they pop that shirt off […]

2105, 2014

Alex Anderson

By |May 21st, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Alex Anderson: Lex, Son of Anders, Coach, Friend, Bestie, Roomie

If you haven’t noticed, your Coach, Lex, is quite a phenomenal CrossFitter and has some amazing upcoming opportunities.  He heads to Vegas next month for the National Pro Fitness League’s final combine event. If he does well there, he could fulfill his desire of getting paid […]

3004, 2014

Open Over, What’s Next?

By |April 30th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Open Over, What Now?

Every year we go through the same thing, feelings of sadness, despair, and depravity all because the CrossFit Open is over. If this is you…you’re crazy! The Open is over, it’s time to party. Time to do some fun workouts, skilled movements, technical exercises, and learn something new. We do this all […]

1604, 2014

2014 Open Debrief and Longterm Athletic Development

By |April 16th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|5 Comments

 

And so the 2014 CrossFit Open has come to a close. Training has switched gears from the moving light weights in lower complex movements really fast over and over in to a weightlifting cycle that you are experiencing full force right now. With the close of the 2014 Open comes many reflections which I am […]

1303, 2014

Embrace the Journey

By |March 13th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|3 Comments

“It is not the inn, but the road.” – Mister Maxism

Death, taxes, and the CrossFit Open.  Inevitabilities.  And every time one of these certainties presents itself there are several inescapable reactions to them.  Death brings with it many different emotions depending on the circumstance and relationship.  Taxes most often bring gloom and despair – the […]

2702, 2014

The Blogman Cometh!

By |February 27th, 2014|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The blog is back, and you’re going to be in trouble.  Hey nah!  Hey nah!  The blog is back!

Thanks for bearing with the blog while we shut it down, repurposed it, and now finally started it back up.  Here a few things to expect from the new Ktown blog:

1) More content-filled blog posts. The topics […]

2211, 2013

Thursday 11/21/13

By |November 22nd, 2013|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Warm-up
Jerk: 1RM
Strict Pull-Ups: 5 Max Sets in 10 Minutes
MetCon – Isabel:
30 Snatches (135/95)

1911, 2013

Vague rituals at Ktown

By |November 19th, 2013|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation.  It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaced by vague ritual.

-Words of Muad’dib
by Princess Irulan

This little gem is from Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert.  I am working my way back through the series after realizing how much […]