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Are you too comfortable in your CrossFit training?

You feel good, post regularly your PR’s on Instagram, and really enjoy going to classes each week. It almost feels like it’s too good to be true right? When everyone else is listing all the…

How many times a week should you WOD?

Often tempted to schedule a workout every day, CrossFitters are known to be a fierce breed which is not afraid to grind. Although we are warned from the beginning that we should rest at least…

Do I need to be fit to start CrossFit?

Entering a CrossFit gym, or a “box” can be quite intimidating at first. Most members know how to do the movements and even though some are breathing hard, everyone is in shape. We might be…

CrossFit: Sometimes it's Not all About Performance

What’s your Fran time? How much can you back squat? Can you do a muscle up? It can often seem daunting to newcomers to even consider CrossFit.   It is, even for the most experienced,…

 CrossFit members: are you rewarding yourself enough?

It feels like a routine now. We pack a gym bag, set up our alarm, and plan snacks for the pre-workout. We go to the gym without even questioning it, we love it and have…

10 Really Good (and Legit) Reasons to Convince your Friends to Start CrossFit

  What did you do last night? I was at CrossFit. What are your plans for the weekend? I am going to CrossFit! So, last minute dinner party, are you in? No, sorry I am…

What NOT to do at a CrossFit gym!

Show up on time. Stand by the white board. Follow the coach’s instructions. Almost die during workout. High five the training partner. Stretch or roll for a minute. Go home. Attending a CrossFit gym class…

What you don't realise you are learning when doing CrossFit

A great body, the ability to run, squats and lift things overhead. These are the physical benefits of CrossFit. Since the very beginning CrossFit has allowed us to feel better in our skins but also…

What changed in our lives since we started CrossFit?

Because of CrossFit, our world changed forever. Better health, better lifestyle, and better mind set. Who knew that in such little time we would be able to fit in a workout almost every day in…

Are we spending too much time at the gym?

We would never have though that we would spend that much time at the gym! A twice a week routine turned into four times, and we are now coming at the gym to do accessory…

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