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
Femme Royale This weekend at the all-girls Femme Royale competition at CrossFit Rx’d in Anaheim, CrossFit Kinnick had two teams throwing down. Each had to complete 3 workouts during the day-long competition. Melody Sanchez and Christine Navarro placed 2nd overall in the
The deadlift is one of the more simplistic movements performed in a CrossFit gym, but that doesn’t mean you won’t see variations in athletes’ approaches to it. One of the more common questions I get regarding the movement is hand orientation. Beginners will often c
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