We are officially two weeks into the five-week CrossFit Open! You’ve probably been hearing all about it. Terms like 17.1, not more dumbbells, and leaderboard have been flying around the internet and your gym. But what does it all mean? What is the open and how did it all come about? A one-paragraph history of… Read More It’s Open Season!
Across the gym, you’ll see them. Grunting. Flexing. Pushing their limits and pushing each other. They call out to one another across the space, “Get that weight up! Push it, push it, push it! I know you’ve got more than that!” They are the women of CrossFit. Their pony tails bob along with their squats.… Read More Who Run the World?
Baby, It’s Cold Outside On a chilly January 28th, the Elm City CrossFit gym was packed. Fans, families, and athletes lined the inside of the industrial space. They donned hats and hoodies. They rubbed their hands together for warmth while they cheered on those competing in the outdoor events. Athletes from across Connecticut came together… Read More Crushing Comfort Zones with Competitions
The back office at CrossFit Expression’s gym has a way of making people feel comfortable, like the rest of the gym. It feels like home. Outside of the office, Amber Cleary is leading the 7:30 beginnings class to a gym full of slightly nervous, mostly excited newcomers. Lemar Kearse and I have to speak loudly… Read More We’ve come a long way, Baby.
This is the excerpt for your very first post.… Read More It’s That Time Again