All posts tagged "WOD"

  • Opening with the Open

    While the plan was to open on January 1, to coincide with fitness-based New Year’s Resolutions many make, the development of Primary CrossFit’s building was not...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • The Struggles of Social Media

    At the beginning of each week, Owner Case Belcher meets with the rest of the Four Barrel CrossFit staff to discuss everything from business issues...

  • Thanksgiving with a Side of WOD

    Sweet corn casserole. Stuffing. Yams with marshmallows. Pumpkin pie. Turkey. Thanksgiving is an American holiday represented annually by a lot of great food, friends and...

  • Everyone is Human, Right?

    With Thanksgiving a week away and Christmas just after that, food is expected, if not required, to be present. And it will probably be a...

  • Making Your Box a Third Place

    The owner of my Box has always said he wants his gym to be considered as the “third place” for each of his members. Home...

  • Pushing Too Far: The Problem of the Stubborn Member

    It’s easy to cheer for the members who are all high fives, glowing smiles and gushing social media posts. But, what about those hard-headed members...

  • 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...

  • Indoor the Box

    In January, the average temperature in Utah ranges from 31 degrees Fahrenheit to -11 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Visit Utah. On average, the state accumulates...

  • When the Box gets Awkward

    Charlie Sims, the Affiliate of CrossFit Regeneration in Louisville, Kentucky, remembers teaching a college friend a deadlift. In the middle of the class, she turned...

  • Does the CrossFit Shoe Fit in your Box?

    Jonathan Lopez, the owner of CrossFit Little Rock, said quite a bit of apparel and accessories go into a single WOD. “We know that our...

  • 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...

  • Using Your Blog For More Than Just WODs

    Most Boxes have blogs on their website, but are they always being used to their fullest potential? The main purpose that I see Affiliate owners...