Danielle and Rob got talking and proposed some changes to our schedule - especially around the lifting schedule. We took their ideas and implemented them! As of tomorrow: Mon and Wed - 6:30 PM is an OLY lifting class as well as PowerPlant class. Tues and Thurs - 6 PM - is an OLY lifting class … Continue reading BIG SCHEDULE CHANGES!
PRIVATE MOBILITY CLASSES at CrossFit Pickering! Are you limited by your flexibility in performing simple movements? Do you get little niggly injuries? Are you looking to improve strength, power, speed and agility? Do you want movement, stronger lifts and more skill? Are you looking for a way to relieve soreness after a tough workout? Are … Continue reading PRIVATE MOBILITY CLASS IS HERE!
DURHAM -- My friends now call me CrossFit superstar. I’ve never talked so highly about working out and taking good care of my body because, let’s face it, I am only getting older. I celebrated my birthday on Saturday over the long weekend and it felt great to be in my bathing suit. Considering this … Continue reading
After no blood and no tears, but lots of sweat, our two months of working out for CrossFit Confessions are up. But it’s not the last time I’ll work out at CrossFit Pickering. I’m officially hooked, and plan to continue challenging myself there. How couldn’t I? I can now run five kilometres. I have gone … Continue reading CrossFit confessions: it was all worth it
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Your Life: What is CrossFit?.
Your Life: A beginner’s guide to CrossFit. Video series with CrossFit Pickering DURHAM -- In next week’s Your Life video series, we are at CrossFit Pickering with owner and head coach Marta Blaze. At CrossFit Pickering, coaches believe in inclusive fitness. It is a core strength and conditioning program. Ms. Blaze describes CrossFit as constantly … Continue reading Your Life: A beginner’s guide to CrossFit
Why the toughest CrossFit women are rarely toothpicks. I’m no toothpick. And I’m not trying to become one by doing CrossFit. I CrossFit because I’m thick but strong, and I like being strong, and in the CrossFit community, being able to lift heavy things is seen as something great. So I fit in. For me, … Continue reading I Came to be Awesome, Not Skinny
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoFlNa6B9fo The following video was aired at the 2011 CrossFit Games during the opening ceremonies. If you have friends that are on the fence about checking out what CrossFit is all about, send them this video.
By now, we’ve all heard the negatives that seem to accompany CrossFit: it’s dangerous, it leads to injury, it makes you bulk up … but what about the other side of the coin? What is it about CrossFit that's got everyone talking? Many people who stumble into this world of CrossFit emerge as changed people. … Continue reading 6 Powerful Ways CrossFit Changes Lives