“Hey… My name is Michelle Carrasco and I’m 21 years old. Since I can remember I’ve always been overweight: from elementary school to high school. My sophomore year in high school I made a change to be healthier and lose some weight. I managed to lose 40 pounds and I was comfortable. I
THE LOWLY AIR SQUAT “I get no respect” isn’t just a popular quote from the late, great Rodney Dangerfield, but, I’d imagine, if the air squat could talk, it too would announce something eerily similar. I see air squats performed in the gym every day, and, for
Excuses. We all have them. Life can be difficult sometimes. It gets in the way of making it to the gym on a consistent basis. It gets in the way of eating and sleeping right. Newsflash though…you aren’t special! Nobody is. The brutal truth is that life gets in the way for
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
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?