Hey guys!! We have another GREAT week coming up. I love the creativity that NCR has put into our programming, and I hope that you guys are getting a lot out of it! This week is a great combo of movements and workouts. Let’s not lose that INTENSITY that we would normally have when working… Read more »
First of all, congratulations to Rob, Jon, Kelly, Meredith, Mike, George, Tylor, John, and Connie (and me, too) on their hard work at the 2020 Winter Chiller at CrossFit Intense this weekend!! We showed up, we worked out, we had some laughs, and we left feeling like we all accomplished something. You may have seen… Read more »
‘The first step towards getting somewhere is deciding you’re not going to stay where you are.’ (J.P. Morgan) It’s a new decade and a new year. Many of us will make New Year’s resolutions this week or have already made them. We make New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to improve our lives. However, most… Read more »
BRIGHT SPOTS If you’ve been in the gym lately you’ve probably noticed a white board with the caption “Bright Spots,” which is a “PR” board of sorts (personal records). Those days when you’re in the gym and you just feel like everything is going right and BAM—you get a PR. Or you get… Read more »
Proverbs 11:25 – A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. Christmas is a time of giving and sharing with those around us. However, it is not limited to sharing with just those around us. It is also for the person that we have never met or will ever see. There are… Read more »
The following will be our Winter Holiday Schedule at CrossFit Forward!!!! Christmas Eve Potluck Breakfast December 24th: Class at 0800/Breakfast at 0900 Christmas December 25th: Closed December 26th: Open Gym 8-10am and 1-3pm News Years Eve 3:30pm is last class New Years Day 9:00am Workout with the Coaches!!!! If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask!… Read more »
Why do you go to the gym? For some people like myself, it is a constantly evolving concept. When I first decided to try CrossFit it was based on one simple, eye opening experience. I am 100%, positively, never, EVER EVER EVER, going to do leg day on my own. I used to walk into… Read more »
CrossFit Forward is proud to host our friends from CrossFit HQ Seminar Staff for a Level 1 Seminar in Fredericksburg, VA on January 11th and 12th 2020. This is a great opportunity for individuals aspiring to be CrossFit Trainers who live in the Fredericksburg area to attend a Level 1 Certificate course close to home…. Read more »
The 2020 CrossFit Games season is upon us! Our once a year (except for this year) worldwide CrossFit competition is here and everybody gets a shot and signing up and throwing their names in the hat for a chance to get to the CrossFit Games! Prove your fitness! What does all this mean? The first… Read more »
For Memorial Day 2019, May 27th, CrossFit Forward will be running the Murph Hero WOD at the following times: 7:30 / 8:15 / 9:00 We will be having a potluck afterwards and members, friends, and guests are more than welcome to show up and enjoy the workout! We will be closing after the workout and… Read more »
This week is going to be as awesome as last week! A few longer workouts, and a few movements we haven’t done in a while. Prepare yourself for some challenging cardio, too! I heard a lot of great feedback about the programming from last week, so I can finally let the cat out of the bag–we are now following COMPTRAIN programming!! I loved the Canadians, but I think this change is what’s best for us moving forward. If you haven’t heard of Comptrain, do a bit of background research and read up on Ben Bergeron. He trains a lot of Games athletes, including Katrin Davidsdottir. This does, however, mean that EVENTUALLY (not quite yet) we will be switching from Beyond the Whiteboard to SugarWOD. If you already have SugarWOD, we are listed under Forward Strength and Fitness.
Just a reminder to make sure you’re hydrating and that you’re coming to class properly fueled to work. If nutrition is something that you are struggling with, you’re not alone! We are here to help, and we have some Nutrition Services that can help you reach your goals. Shoot me a message if you want to chat about it!
I hope everyone is taking some time to enjoy summertime fun! Remember, we train in functional fitness to make us better at all types of physical activities. Let’s all try to branch out of our comfort zones and try something different! Kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, trail running… just the tip of the iceberg. Just don’t forget the sunscreen, guys!
Have a great week, and I will see you at the box!!