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28 12, 2016

Swag update with new pieces added!

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 28th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Still have this sweet hoodie to don through the cold winter months at Ktown! It's Tony, your CFKT swagmaster.  I wanted to reach out & mention that several folks have asked for a heavy, non-zip hoodie in addition to the other wardrobe needs...Said their 2017 year would start off horribly if this piece wasn't [...]

16 12, 2016

Swag order

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 16th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Hoodie swag on fleek?   (Links weren't working right through Wodify email. Here is everything in blog format. Should be working meow.) We have some new clothing options coming at you this winter. By popular demand we have added 3/4 sleeve henleys, light and heavyweight hoodies, stylish long sleeves, and plenty of the [...]

14 12, 2016

Silk slippers versus hobnailed boots

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 December 14th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

The 5AM crew continues to grow! “History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below.” – Voltaire It is possible that Voltaire was not in fact the one to say this. I could not find any conclusive evidence, but I am [...]

26 10, 2016

November Paleo Challenge 2016

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 October 26th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Just some Brussels sprouts and bacon paired with roasted leg of lamb. Side of basil pesto. NOVEMBER PALEO CHALLENGE Hey Ktowners, Several of you have been asking about a November Paleo Challenge like last year, and we love your enthusiasm. Because so many of you saw great results, learned about diet and health, [...]

14 10, 2016

On the Importance of Setup Part III

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 October 14th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Mobility to better help us setup! I’m rolling this thing out faster than a lot of you can read, and for that I apologize. Here is Part III (if you missed Part I or Part II, check them out) in our series entitled “On The Importance of Setting Up.” In this post I will [...]

12 10, 2016

Practice does NOT make perfect

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 October 12th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Truth. The old adage that “practice makes perfect” needs revision. This statement makes it seem as if putting in the requisite time will eventually allow anyone to become an expert at any given task or discipline to which they apply themselves. This point of view offers an enticing idea: that simply putting in [...]

3 10, 2016

On the importance of setup, part II

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Angle between lats and humerus should be as close to 90 degrees as possible when setting up for a deadlift. ***This is a repost from July 2nd, 2013. Please enjoy!*** The first part of this series discussed the most frequently used lift performed at CrossFit Ktown: the squat.  This post will delve into [...]

23 09, 2016

On the importance of setup – Part I

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Oktoberfest coozie holding an Oktoberfest boozie.   ***Note - This is a repost from May 29th, 2013. Please enjoy!*** When telling a joke, setup is important.  When constructing a wind and rain proof camp, setup is important.  When writing a blog post on setup position, setup is important… This post begins a series [...]

19 09, 2016

Mental toughness is developed and cultivated, not given.

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 September 19th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

Two blog images in a row based on Dune. You're welcome. It has become almost a cliché in American sports that an athlete in the NFL, MLB, NBA, or MLS is described as a “mentally tough” athlete when they come back from injury or battle through a personal loss or overcome some sort [...]

13 09, 2016

Vague Rituals at Ktown

By | 2017-04-25T14:38:01+00:00 September 13th, 2016|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville|0 Comments

This. Is. Phenomenal! ***Note - This is a repost from November 19th, 2013. Please enjoy!*** 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 [...]