All posts tagged "community"

  • Is Your Box Embracing the Open?

    My legs burned and I thought of about seven different ways to murder the barbell in front of me. And yet, I reached down to...

  • The Best Resource: Each Other

    Times have changed from when Jason Leydon first opened CrossFit Milford in Milford, Connecticut. In 2008, members heard about his gym through guerilla marketing, community...

  • How an Intro Process can Make a Difference

    The intro process is the primary means by which an owner gets to shape and influence his community. An authentic and integrated intro process can help...

  • Bring a Friend Day

    If you do CrossFit, you talk about CrossFit. Probably more than your family or friends would like. Adam Eidson, the co-Affiliate of CrossFit RARE in...

  • Dear Female Athletes, Love Yourselves

    A myriad of female athletes and Coaches across various strength and conditioning pedigrees have applauded CrossFit for emphasizing strength as a virtue and de-emphasizing the...

  • Using the Open to Benefit Your Box

    It’s February, so I figured it is finally time to blog about the Open. We are now three weeks away from the biggest competition in...

  • Fed-Up with Nutrition Challenges

    After five years of running nutrition challenges, Jake Maslin was fed-up with the trends he continually saw at CrossFit Code Red. According to Maslin, many...

  • Disciples of Iron in 2016

    Disciples of Iron (DOI) is starting 2016 with a bang. While remaining the sister company of Rogue American Apparel, the new CEO, Maureen Ketner, is...

  • Accountability at the Forefront of Community

    Last week, we got some serious snow. Well, at least for the state of Kentucky. Because of the snow, Box Pro’s office was closed on...

  • Can Your Box Have Too Many Coaches?

    About a year ago, Affiliate Meredith Ruggio sat all her Coaches down to explain she needed to cut hours, to avoid having too many Coaches...

  • Wodapalooza and Community

    The Wodapalooza slogan is simple: “Celebrate fitness, community and life.” And the fitness festival sure lives up to those three descriptive words. This past weekend,...

  • Brickland

    To his grandmother, nudity on television was the devil. But, Jarett Perelmutter mused, violence and cursing were perfectly acceptable. “She would turn on Clint Eastwood...

  • Masters Need Love, Too

    When she turned 35, Cori DiDonato began noticing she needed more recovery between workouts. And when she turned 40-years-old, DiDonato realized there were fewer resources...

  • ‘Tis the Season to Give Back

    When you walk into most CrossFit gyms, you’ll find wide-open space. There might be a rig front and center, but there’s typically a lot of...

  • The Super Smiths

    “Avengers Assemble!” The two-word catchphrase is iconic in the world of comic superheroes. When it is called out, the 17 core characters that make up...