Getting strong takes time. Unfortunately, not all of us have lots to go around. It’s important, then, not to waste any of the time we do have on tedious weightlifting tasks. One of the more common ones that comes to mind is having to constantly clean the bar back up off of the
There are a lot of things to be grateful for in this world. Family. Friends. Health. Shelter. An amazing CFK community. As the 2014 CrossFit Games approaches I’m reminded of yet another reason to be super grateful…I get to go to the CrossFit Games. This year’s Games
Lifting heavy weight is a scary proposition for most. Back squatting heavy weight? Even more so. After all, what happens when the weight gets so heavy that you can’t stand up with it? It’s definitely a question worth asking before venturing into your first heavy squat
It’s official! CFK members have caught the bug…the competition bug, that is. It makes us so happy to see our members going out and exploring a completely different side to CrossFit. It’s important to get out of your comfort zone every now and then. The latest victim
Big shout out to CFK’s long-time, OG member, John Allaire, on his Mammoth Half-marathon performance this past weekend. His final time was 2:20:14. That’s a 13:52 PR! It was also good enough for 25th place out of 43 competitors in the 50-54 age division. If you are
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
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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