Author Archives: Erik Alvarez

About Erik Alvarez

Erik Alvarez is the head coach at CrossFit Kailua and has been a crossfitter for 5 years. When not working at CrossFit Kailua he can be found frolicking in the forest with mythical creatures. He also enjoys keeping it real and has been known to keep it the realest.


Beach Run

01 Apr

CrossFit Kailua will be having a beach run Saturday June 22 at 7am. Come meet us behind Kalapawai Market(at the beach Park) and be ready to hit the sand! Erik

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Snatch Clinic

CrossFit Kailua will be holding a Snatch Clinic June 8th at 12noon. Stop by if you want to work on your technique, learn some valuable drills and have fun lifting. Erik

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Back to Basics: Starting Strength

08 Mar
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When I first started CrossFit every workout emphasized metabolic conditioning rarely exceeding 95lbs and Strength emphasized three basic lifts: Back Squat, Press, and Deadlift. Now I see a shift from total cardiovascular pain storms with relatively lightweight to an emphasis on Heavy “Strength” Workouts. I’ve asked a few of my friends that own facilities how […]

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CFK Pillbox Hike

30 Dec
Pill Box Hike

Come down and get your hike on! CROSSFIT Kailua will be having a hike to the PILLBOXES on Saturday June 22nd at 12:30. Meet at the gym at around 12:00pm so we can carpool down to the entrance of the HIKE. Hope to see you guys there and that the weather is nice! -CFK MNGMNT

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CFK Mobility Clinic

Mobility Clinic

Aloha- Stop by CFK on Saturday June 6th and get your stretch on. CFK will be having a mobility hour where we will get you guys limbered up and address nagging issues you may have. -CFK MNGMNT

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Post Apocalyptic Death BLOG

21 Dec
Apocalypse 1

Aloha Survivors- So far we have survived the Apocalypse. Life is good! Well since there wasn’t a real apocalypse I am making CFK do the Post Apocalyptic Death WOD to give them a little piece of pain. The workout is diabolical, guaranteed to liquefy your muscles and turn your bones to dust! The workouts name: […]

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2012 OC Throwdown Results

18 Dec

Aloha Guys & Gals- The OC Throwdown qualifiers are now over. If you have been keeping up with the blog series then you know that the OC Throwdown is the premiere CrossFit Competition and a precursor to the CF Games. Anyone looking to make a name for themselves or solidify their status at the top […]

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13 Dec
CFK BBQ clinic

CFK will be breaking out the BBQ while you get your fitness on! Stop by and enjoy the meat! Bring some beer or your favorite side dishes and soak in the sun on the Eastside. See you guys there! -Erik

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CFK Kettlebell Clinic


Aloha guys & gals- CrossFit Kailua will be hosting a Kettlebell Clinic. During the KB clinic we will be covering basic positions and technique. We will also cover snatches, cleans, presses and other supplementary exercises. Bring wristbands if you got em! -Erik

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