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Crossfit Gym Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Crossfit Gym.

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The Most Undervalued Piece of Equipment in the Gym

Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the...  Read more

The Iron Truth about Kettlebell Training

Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor...  Read more

Boutique Studios: 5 Reasons to Take a Fitness Field Trip

Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan...  Read more

7 Times It's OK to Skip a Workout

Sometimes when we miss a workout, we know full well that we are just making "the dog ate my homework" types of excuses that wouldn't fool anyone—not even you! But then there are the times when we have a valid reason for skipping a...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

It's my second week out of the gym. Was sick last
Updated 2/10/2016 9:54:21 PM

It's my second week out of the gym. Was sick last week and this week work. I've been trying to work out on my own but have missed two days. #sigh#...  Read more

Went to the gym and about 1/3 of the way started t
Updated 2/10/2016 9:42:01 PM

Went to the gym and about 1/3 of the way started to rationalize quitting. Somehow, I talked myself through it and just kept going. And I did it!! I hit my calorie/time goal and proved myself wrong. This journey is so much about mind and spirit....  Read more

Just got back from gym WOW, its a world I never kn
Updated 2/10/2016 8:52:56 PM

Just got back from gym WOW, its a world I never knew oblique crunches treadmill bike oh my its like giving this fat boy candy but good candy. Lol. Doing the thing....  Read more

Had a blast at the gym with my physical therapist!
Updated 2/10/2016 6:49:28 PM

Had a blast at the gym with my physical therapist!! She basically just had me do strength training. I'm so tired!!! But am having shrimp for dinner!!!...  Read more

Well, I didn't make it to the gym. However, I DID
Updated 2/10/2016 3:44:42 PM

Well, I didn't make it to the gym. However, I DID take a lovely 30 min. walk!! We have a lot of hills so I got a great workout. :-) The weather is perfect, too...70°!!!! Woohoo!...  Read more

CrossFit

I love their Work Outs of the Day. Check for the closest gym near you - well rounded, motivating, FUN even though hard at times workout. CrossFit.com - it might work well for you :-)...  Read more

Keep a packed gym bag

Having a bag ready to go to the gym makes the trip fast and easy. Stuff it with everything you might use- empty water bottle, gym sneakers, clean socks, workout clothes... stuff to shower with.... head phones/iPod.... Just seeing the bag on the floo...  Read more

No Gyms Needed

Do you use in home equipment (i.e. treadmill, balls, weights, and videos)? Lets motivate, challenge, and look for ways to help each other. Learn to use what is around us as a way to get in shape....  Read more

5 Reasons I've Never Tried CrossFit

During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t...  Read more

We Tried It: CrossFit

"Let's try this," the email from my roommate said. Attached was a Groupon deal that was certainly intriguing -- 20 CrossFit classes for $20 at a studio quite close to where I live. And considering I'd been interested in trying Cross...  Read more

The Eat Clean Diet and a Crossfit gym membership, maybe?

So I read a lot of nutrition and diet books. The last diet book I read was The Eat Clean Diet. I liked this book because not only did it tell you these are bad foods and good foods, but it told a little about WHY they are bad and good, and the affect...  Read more

Crossfit Gym? More like Satan's Lair!

I had my first crossfit workout at the crossfit gym here in town... And I say "first" because my husband has put me through crossfit workouts before, but whenever it got too intense, I would call him insane and blame him for trying to kill me, then I...  Read more