At home gym on a budget!

At home gym on a budget!

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: March 24, 2020

Home gym on a budget!   We’re programming workouts to be effective with the items that you have at home already, however if you want to build up a bit of a gym, here are our recommendations.   We’ve prioritized options that have multiple uses, rather than spending money on things that aren’t very useful ...

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Is CrossFit for me?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

Is CrossFit for me? We have lots of conversations with individuals who are looking to achieve their fitness goals, connect to a new community or just change up their routine and ask that question. Our answer is categorically yes. Why are we confident in that answer? This is a complete fitness program. What does that ...

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Farm to table Fitness

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

Micro gyms are the new fine dining restaurants. I love the Netflix series “Chef’s table” for the reason that each story follows a similar arc (Joseph Campbell fans out there will get it as well..). The featured chef’s grew up in and absorbed their community. Next – they left it to learn a trade, in ...

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Words matter. Creating inclusivity in the gym.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

Today, we’re getting deep into science by asking a question. “Does metal have a gender?” Now, before you think too deeply about this – let’s skip to the answer. No, it’s metal. This is why in our gym, when describing the barbells that are available for use, you’ll hear our Coaches refer to them by ...

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Why our experience means a better workout for you.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

You need an uber or lyft, someone to drive you somewhere. You have two options. The first driver has been driving for 6 months and the second driver has been driving for over 10 years. Who do you choose? Now, what if you also knew that the driver with 6 months of experience spent them ...

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Three basic nutrition principles

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

Imagine you are going on a road trip. You’re going to drive from Philly to your cousin’s wedding in North Carolina. You packed the car, you’ve left early. You’ve also decided to disconnect the monitor for the gas tank so when it runs out and the car abruptly stops, you’ll be forced to figure out ...

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Two questions you should ask your Coach before you train with them

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

We are in the golden age of unsupported health and fitness advice courtesy of the internet. Gone is the need to demonstrate proficiency before being a trusted source of information, just flash a set of abs and a smile. In its place, many have shown results (let’s say abs in 8 minutes for example), without ...

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What should you expect in a CrossFit class?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

“Ok, class, today we’re doing an EMOM of power snatches at 60% and building followed by a 12 min AMRAP of  four pistols, two muscle ups and one clean and jerk. Ready? 3,2,1…” CUE THE ANXIETY. What does any of that even mean? Let’s clear a few things up.. What should you expect in a ...

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Could a burpee save your life? – Peggy’s story

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 7, 2020

“If I were to fall down, I wouldn’t be able to get up, I don’t know what I would do.” Here’s how the much-maligned burpee, can potentially save your life. Meet Peggy, that quote was one of the first things she told us. Peggy is 76 years old, a cancer survivor, retired dancer and complete ...

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