Behind The Line

There are many debates in the Olympic Lifting community about proper technique.  From the famed Russian, Bulgarian, and Chinese schools, to the Catapult and triple extension methods, you can employ numerous different styles to accomplish the same goal (getting heavy weight from the gr
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Weightlifting: Why EMOMs?

In the long history of CrossFit, EMOMs are a relatively new phenomena.  There used to be a time when CrossFit Kinnick weightlifting sessions consisted of several sets of a given number of reps, without any resting requirements.  This was a recipe for disaster when it came to getting o
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Girl Power!

  Femme Royale This weekend at the all-girls Femme Royale competition at CrossFit Rx’d in Anaheim, CrossFit Kinnick had two teams throwing down.  Each had to complete 3 workouts during the day-long competition.  Melody Sanchez and Christine Navarro placed 2nd overall in the
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Deadlift Grip: Double Overhand vs Switch

The deadlift is one of the more simplistic movements performed in a CrossFit gym, but that doesn’t mean you won’t see variations in athletes’ approaches to it.  One of the more common questions I get regarding the movement is hand orientation.  Beginners will often c
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Post-Open Hangover

The Open is over and now it’s on to the final phases of CrossFit competition.  Unfortunately, for most of us that means taking a seat on the sidelines.  Our roles are reduced from vibrant, eager, and motivated Open participants to (even though we might not be willing to admin it
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