The Air Squat: No Respect

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
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Nick Robles: No Excuses

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
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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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