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?
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
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. _______________________
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
Who says eating clean has to be boring and bland? Not us at CrossFit Kinnick. You truly can have the best of both worlds: world class fitness and delicious meals. Compliments of Amy Kinnick and Valerie O’brien, here are some great recipes that will both satisfy your taste buds
When myself, Jonathan, and Jeremy first started doing CrossFit, it wasn’t long before we stumbled upon the muscle-up. Almost immediately it became our Holy Grail. It represented the toughest of the tough as far as CrossFit movements were concerned, and we each wanted to get one
CrossFit = Constantly Varied + Functional Movements + High Intensity Finishing our series on “What is CrossFit?”, we come across part 3 of the 3-part definition: High Intensity. This is the part of CrossFit that tends to intimidate people the most. CrossFit workouts aren
In my five years as a CrossFit trainer, I have never taught a back squat without first having to remind someone of the “low-bar” position. The default position on the back, especially for beginners, always seems to be high on the traps, and rightfully so. At the top of a