All posts tagged "CrossFit HQ"

  • A Weekend at CrossFit HQ

    Nestled in the small mountain town above the coastal city of Santa Cruz, California, sits CrossFit HQ. It’s a sprawling operation, with office space and...

  • Episode 28: Traveling the Business Realm with Chris Cooper

    Mistakes and successes follow us through life. Chris Cooper said he’s made incredible mistakes. But he has also learned from them. Since opening Catalyst, Cooper...

  • Seeking Knowledge as the Industry Evolves

    The fitness industry is continually evolving. Because of this, Aimee Lyons, the owner of CrossFit King of Prussia in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, said continuing education in...

  • The Catalyst

    “You have to fire me by Friday.” Chris Cooper told his head Coach those words on a Tuesday in 2013. He had just flown back from...

  • My Takeaways from FuBarbell’s Seminar

    A couple weekends ago, I told a friend I could not meet her for lunch because I had to drive to another state to film...

  • 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...

  • Jumping Across the Pond

    It must have been fate that CrossFit HQ did not grant Olly Goddard the name ‘CrossFit Ipswich’ when he opened his Box in 2009, in...

  • What’s in Your Waiver?

    Hypothetical situation: Halfway through a WOD, one of your members attempts a heavy back squat. When he tries to stand up, he hurts himself. Thank...

  • Suffering to Build Retention

    Once someone signs up for membership at your Box, he or she may be accused of drinking the “CrossFit Kool-Aid” or joining a “Fitness Cult,”...

  • An Affiliate of Excellence

    ‘To change the world for the better, one athlete, one workout at a time’ — the mission statement of CrossFit New England. “Think globally, act...