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Competition Nutrition

This is our first guest post.  Karl is a chef of 16 years with just a few nutrition qualifications (to many to list) who has been training with us for a little over a year now.  He is dedicated to his nutrition and the below post is how he tweaked things for optimum performance at his first CrossFit competition. Enjoy!

Lets talk Keto in performance sports


By |October 21st, 2018|Nutrition|0 Comments

Programming or Coaching?

This past weekend has seen our very own Keto_Karl compete for the first time.  Having joined almost a year ago to the day he has been one of our most consistent members.  Training 5 days a week and twice most of those days.

He qualified in 24th and had the realistic goal of beating that position […]

By |October 14th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Programming or Coaching?

What Does Getting Fit Really Mean?

As I sit here flicking through my Facebook I see all sorts of Fitness posts.  From the new member experiencing the CrossFit Kool-Aid for the first time; to the more experienced member showcasing their progress on t’interweb for all to see how hard they have worked.  And finally to the fitness professional preaching their fitness […]

By |September 12th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on What Does Getting Fit Really Mean?

Why Compete?

Why Compete?

So far this year we have had Mike and Sarah take part in the Superhuman games, In January Coach KitKat and Alex competed in the New European Champs.  In March Sammy, Annabelle and Natalie took part in the 3 of a kind in Cheltenham and Charlotte and Sarah are heading up north for the […]

By |August 5th, 2018|Blog Post|Comments Off on Why Compete?

Open Review 2018!!

So it’s all over.  5 weeks, 5 workouts, a record 63 people taking part, 3 teams, and 1 winner TEAM BOOM!

We’ve seen Pull Ups, Thrusters, Toes2bar, Chest2bar, Cleans,  Burpees, Handstand Press Ups and many more.  The workouts as always were pretty horrid.  I also think they were pretty well put together.  The good old couplet […]

By |April 25th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Open Review 2018!!

The Open Is Coming!!!

The Open is GREAT! This time of year brings out all kinds of emotion. Some are keen as mustard. Some are scared to death. Some step up to the challenge and others run and hide. All of which are understandable.

So why is the Open such a big deal? It’s 5 workouts over 5 weeks. It’s […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The Open Is Coming!!!

The Pull Up Guide

Over the course of the Month we are going to work towards achieving 1 of the following targets:

Our First Pull Up
10 Strict Pull Ups / Sternum 2 Bar
20 Strict Pull Ups / Sternum 2 Bar

We are going to use the overhand grip (palms away) as well as the underhand grip (palms facing).  […]

By |January 8th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The Pull Up Guide

Welcome to 2018!

2017 has been a stellar year.  In all honesty I think it’s been our best yet.  Our growth as a gym has been on a steady upward curve.  Our membership is at an all time high,  and our classes are busier then ever – even in the freezing cold winter months.  Events like the Amazing […]

By |January 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Welcome to 2018!