Operations

  • Explaining Murph

    In July 2002, Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy became a SEAL and earned the nickname “The Protector.” Three years later, Lieutenant Murphy was deployed to Afghanistan...

  • Virtualizing CrossFit

    CrossFit 105 has 10 Boxes within 10 minutes of their space, and an average of five to 10 drop-ins a month. To differentiate his space...

  • Featuring an Athlete of the Month

    John Badaracco got the idea of having an Athlete of the Month from several Affiliate friends, including Ben Bergeron. As the co-owner of CrossFit Synergistics...

  • What’s in Your Software?

    Five Affiliates and various software experts break down different software companies, answering questions and sharing benefits that they have seen in their own businesses and...

  • Finding the Right Flooring

    Lyman Hiter thought he hit the jackpot when he found a warehouse for his Box with rubber flooring already installed. “I got to save about...

  • The Relentless Pursuit of Education

    On April 10, 2016, Diane Fu flew into the Indianapolis International Airport, and then drove 45 minutes south to host a FuBarbell seminar at CrossFit...

  • The Schedule Changes with the Season

    Officially, summer starts on June 21. However, the days are staying lighter longer, and CrossFit Deep has made schedule changes because of the extra sunlight....

  • The Decision to Close

    On February 24, 2016, the town of Bloomington, Illinois, experienced whiteout conditions. Visibility was low on main roads, and 5 Alarm CrossFit’s concrete parking lot...

  • No Bond Stronger than Bloodline

    Jake and Zach Dylik were sitting in the parking lot when they started arguing. Zach explained he was having “a moment” when he was unsure...

  • An Evolution in Classes

    At Wildcat CrossFit in Tuscon, Arizona, the programming has evolved with the membership. About a year and a half ago, the Box’s schedule added two...

  • Affiliates React to 16.5

    With sweet, sweat angel kisses, it is time to bid the 2016 CrossFit Open goodbye. It seems like just yesterday 16.1 was announced, and Affiliates...

  • Affiliates React to 16.4

    As quickly as the Open started, the penultimate workout was announced last Thursday, March 17. CrossFit Games master programmer Dave Castro stood between Katrin Davidsdottir...

  • Affiliates React to 16.3

    In the 16.3 Open workout announcement, 17-year-old Nick Paladino went head-to-head against 45-year-old Shawn Ramirez. Paladino was the 2015 Fittest Teen in the World, the...

  • Affiliates React to 16.2

    After the overhead walking lunges, 16.2 was a breath of relief to many Affiliates, logistically-speaking: RX: 25 toes-to-bar, 50 double-unders, 15 squat cleans (135/85 pounds)...

  • How to Open a Box

    To Jason Khalipa, opening a Box is not a hobby. Instead, the founder of NorCal said it is a small business that must be handled...

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