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Key Points to Improve Your Rowing!

The Most Effective Tool in Your Gym   Whether you love it or hate it, rowing may be the most beneficial piece of equipment in your gym. Being a full body movement and targeting aerobic training as well as strength through resistance, rowing effectively can lead to major health benefits. Small tips on your rowing …
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Check Out Our New CFV Youtube Channel!

CFV to Youtube! Where you can view Athlete Success Stories, Highlights of Recent CFV Events, and other videos from CFV athletes and coaches!  You can also view our Athlete Profile Videos on our homepage!     

Backpack Drive for KCAPS!

Bring in the Backpacks! Crossfit Valkommen is excited to join KCAPS and our community in the effort to provide backpacks for local kids for the upcoming school year! Until August 4th, you can bring any new backpacks ($15-20) to the gym and drop them off for donation. You can also make a cash donation toward KCAPS, which will …
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How to Stay Tight And Breathe Through Lifts

Guard the Goods! Yes…the “goods” are your spine! Possibly the most important part of lifting is engaging your core. It is worth it to slow down your movements and learn how to correctly lift while keeping a tight core before adding a weight belt. This will prevent injury and lead to heavier lifts in the …
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Hydration Hacks

H2O On The Go!   Suffering through temps of 110 degrees throughout the summer remind us how much our bodies thrive when properly hydrated! Even though you may not be sweating out a gallon of water on those perfect sunny and 75 degree days, maintaining adequate hydration is just as important. If you’re like me …
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Let’s Put This Weight Gain Myth to Sleep

Will Bedtime Snacks  Make Me Gain Weight? What’s your go-to late night snack? How about a nice big bowl of ice cream or cereal? Or do you like to munch on some crackers or cookies? For years I’ve been hearing this idea that eating too late in the evening will make me gain weight? Is …
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