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Importance of learning the basics in CrossFit

When we look at our favourite athletes, and all the others performing high reps and lifting heavy, we are tempted to go fast to get to their level, skipping the vital steps that lead to a strong…

Why is CrossFit a lifestyle?

CrossFit is not about competing and wining, it’s about becoming changing who you are physically but also mentally. How can CrossFit help you create a better lifestyle for yourself? If you are thinking of joining…

Definition of the Best CrossFit Coach

“I believe great coaches have the ability to go beyond the movements and connect with their athletes” is the definition of one of the most renowned CrossFit coaches out there: Ben Bergeron. He not only…

Do You Have a Crossfit Family?

You attend the classes, get a great workout in. You can pretty much do that anywhere, at a globo gym, or in a private studio. But you coming back to your box for something more,…

The Positive Aspects of an Injury

Whether you have been prehabing and stretching daily, or not taking care of your body at all, the result has been the same: you are now injured. The body is reminding you of your bad…

Why do so many people pay so much for CrossFit?

If you compare how much you pay for a monthly subscription in a commercial gym to the cost of CrossFit, it’s legitimate that you ask yourself that question. If you have never attended a CrossFit…

Can I Improve my CrossFit with Personal Training?

Can I Improve my CrossFit with Personal Training?   Perhaps you have noticed improvement in other member’s skills, or have walked in the box during a Personal Training (PT) session. Like in any type of…

Benefits of introducing children to CrossFit

New kids classes are on the CrossFit 1971 Wimbledon location. Kids? CrossFit? Ok, we hear your concerns and at the same time your hidden enthusiasm for your child. Wouldn’t it be great if instead of…

How to find motivation to train?

It’s dark in the morning, it’s darker in the afternoon, the temperature has plummeted, and it seems like it cannot stop raining. We have officially entered the autumn and winter season. At the gym, although…

CrossFitters: What's in your gym bag?

  When we see athletes coming in with a big bag full of equipment we wonder: are all these used when training? Should I be carrying these around too? If we are not, there is…

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