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402, 2015

Knowledge bombs from the B-52 Samantha Lane

By |February 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger; the mantra of many CrossFitters. I will definitely not devalue pushing ourselves to our limits, but is this always true? Is an injury worth it?

The blog posts over the past few weeks have touched on safety, but I want to talk about it a little more as you […]

302, 2015

Programming

By |February 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Programming. We hear this word tossed around all the time at the gym; “Man, the programming

is a little lacking”, “Dude, sweet programming, Caleb.  You are the best ever!” (that has never

been uttered, btw).  Well, if you aren’t down with the lingo, it may sound like we are all executing

some pretty rad functions in DOS or […]

202, 2015

Friday Night Lights

By |February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

<read entire post with Explosions in the Sky music playing in the background>

During the CrossFit Open 2015 this year, area CrossFit gyms in Knoxville will be hosting a Friday Night Lights style event. The idea is that the location of the get together will change week to week. Each week, once the workout is released, […]

202, 2015

CFKT CORE

By |February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CFKT CORE

All right guys, it’s coming down to the wire! The SECOND session of CrossFit Ktown CORE will begin on TUESDAY, February 3rd.

Remember, CORE is a fantastic new 8-week program that will help you get your MIND, MOUTH, and MUSCLES on the right track.

Maybe you’re focused on losing a little bit of fat around that […]

2901, 2015

Being Content in Your CrossFit Journey

By |January 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

With the 2015 CrossFit Open only a few weeks away, I thought that this would be a good time to drive home a few points as we enter a five week season that can be either exciting and competitive or stressful and disengaging. Sometimes we have to refresh our memories as to why we chose […]

2601, 2015

Lessons Learned in 5 Years at Ktown – by Coach Dave Parmly

By |January 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

 

 

The oh-so familiar definition of CrossFit is “Constantly varied functional movements at high intensity across broad time and modal domains”.  This definition is part of the difficult process of putting objective specific elements to the highly subjective concept of “Fitness”. Less well-known in CF circles, however, but of equal importance and emphasis in CF Level […]

2201, 2015

The Long Haul – A Fireside Chat with @ajanderson29

By |January 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

The Long Haul

            The eloquent songstress Miranda Lambert has a song titled “Automatic.” She speaks of a peaceful time in which things were not as automatic as they are in the current society we live in. People drove a manual stick, had to wait for letters in the mail to hear from people, waited your […]

2101, 2015

Ktown Throwdown – Workouts Announced

By |January 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

KTOWN THROWDOWN (AKA Morning vs. Noon vs. Afternoon)

Athletes should plan on arriving around 8:00 a.m.  First workout will start at 9:00 sharp.  All athletes on each team must participate in at least one of the workouts.  For this competition, a Masters athlete is age 30+. There will be 5 to 10 minutes between workouts.  Scoring […]

1901, 2015

Coach Mark Discusses Sweating the Details

By |January 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

“It’s the Little Things that kill”

For my 1st attempt at a blog post I thought I would start small.  Like many of my daily thoughts often do, this lead me to think of a particular 90’s song lyric, but I’ll get to that later.  I don’t want this to be a negative rant, but rather insight […]

1201, 2015

Coach Miranda on Her Journey with CrossFit and Body Image

By |January 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

 

 

CrossFit and body image. It’s not going to resonate with all of you, but it may just hit home in some way, shape, or form.

It is not easy to live in our society today. Everything is so focused on money, power, and beauty. And, with health and fitness, we are constantly flooded with what the […]