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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
What is your #mondaymotivation?
Sometimes, it’s hard to get out of the winter lull. Yes, with January 1st and New Years’ Day, there is always a type of re-energizing into your health and fitness and wellness, but right about now is when the “winter blues” feeling starts to creep in. Have you been feeling it? We […]
This is a repost from June 20th, 2012.
Minimum effective dose of Coach G: very low. You don’t need to see a lot of me to have you day brightened and bettered. There have been studies. So what is minimum effective dose? Let us break it down.
The effective dose as it relates to pharmacology is the […]
I think it is safe to say we have all been in the place where it feels like everything is against our best intentions. For example…eating healthy all morning, but now there is cake in the break room. Shoot. Sunday meal prep is upon you and your groceries are ready, but The Walking Dead marathon […]
Friday Night Lights at Ktown – 15.1 Recap
What a great start to the 2015 CrossFit Open! Last Friday, lots of you came out to work out, help out, and hang out for this year’s first Open workout and the first ever Friday Night Lights. It was a great time and there were some huge […]