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Week of September 21! Festivus recap, and upcoming week

This weekend we had 30 Forward athletes throw down for Fall Festivus at Forward!  Nothing beats the thrill of sweating it out side by side with your fellow gym mates, leaving it all on the floor, chasing that last rep.  Win or lose, it was a great experience for everyone.  I can’t wait for the… Read more »

Week of 14 September! Baby stepping towards our goals…

Hope everyone had a relaxing weekend and had some time to recover.  CompTrain has programmed another awesome week for us!  Lots of fun conditioning pieces, a chance for a one rep max, gymnastics, and a pretty intimidating barbell complex.  Start planning out your week now!!  And don’t forget that we now have a 6:30 a.m…. Read more »

Week of 31 August… Let’s get “gymnasty!”

I feel like a broken record at this point, but I have to say that last week’s programming was AWESOME!  Technically, last week was a chance to deload before a new cycle begins this week.  CompTrain has entitled the next 11 weeks of programming “Gymnasty,” which leads me to believe that we will be on… Read more »

Week of April 27

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 »

Should I compete? Reflections from 2020 Winter Chiller

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 »

New Year, New Decade

‘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 Friday

    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 »

Faith Rxd Paid A Visit To Forward

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 »

Holiday Schedule 2019

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 »

Be accountable to your “why”

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 »