Partner/Team Workouts: Why We Love Them

At CFK, we love partner workouts.  Since their official inception by CrossFit at the 2008 Games, which CrossFit Kinnick took part in, they’ve become a community-wide sensation, and rightfully so.  They seem to fit perfectly with the “enjoy your fitness journey” menta
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Rest vs Recovery

I talked a lot about “recovery” in the Post-Workout Nutrition blog; shakes are absolutely vital for getting the most from your workouts.  But what about when you aren’t working out?  Should you be doing anything to help prepare you for when you get back to the gym?  
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The Paleo vs Zone Debate

If you’ve been at the gym for a while now you’ve probably caught wind of the “paleo vs zone” debate. Heck, you’ve probably wrestled with it yourself trying to figure out which works best for you in your nutrition endeavors.  And if the words Paleo and Zon
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Lifting Shoes – The 5 W’s

After seeing a lot of improper use of lifting shoes by people at our recent Battle of the Boxes competition, it dawned on me that it might not be super clear as to why, or when, O-lifting shoes might be used.  Hopefully this will clear up some of the confusion. _______________________
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Guest Days: Part 2

  Alright folks, our December guest days were so successful that we’ve decided to do it again.  That’s right,  for another 3 whole days in January we’re making classes available to anyone and everyone for FREE.  The new year is the perfect time to help motivate
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