I recently wrote a blog on the importance of the air squat. Its reach permeates all of CrossFit. Bottom line? If you can’t squat, you probably aren’t the best at CrossFit. Not to worry. With a little hard work anyone can improve their air squat form/technique. But wh
Another Whole Life Challenge is in the books! That means more and more success stories. I won’t lie to you and say that sticking with the challenge for a whole 2 months is an easy thing (the number of people that actually finished this go-around is a testament to that fact).
For those of you still uncertain as to whether CrossFit will help you attain your body composition goals, here’s a remarkable story from our very own Josh Acosta. Interestingly enough, it all started because of a bet between father and son. Fortunately for us, our bodies donR
It was a very successful 2013 Reebok CrossFit Open for CrossFit Kinnick. We had high hopes going into them as a gym as well as for each of our members individually. From the very first CrossFit Open I was a big believer in its ability to push athletes to heights they never imagined. M
As great as both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant were/are, they never won anything without head coach Phil Jackson. The truth is, more often than not, behind every great athlete you’ll also find a great coach. Natural talent and ability, while also very important, will only tak
CrossFit is a sport. With all of the numbers, scores, and comparisons floating around all of the time, CrossFit naturally lends itself to the idea of competition. Whether you realize it or not, you are competing every day in the gym. It may not be against your friends. It may not
“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