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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 2021 Open in February!! Here are the results from the competition:
Novice Female: Rachel and Lyndsey tied for 1st, Kathleen in 2nd, and Ella and Mary tied for 3rd
Novice Male: Jacob in 1st, Patrick in 2nd, Brian in 3rd
Masters Female: Tiffany in 1st, Amy and Julie in 2nd, Pam in 3rd
Masters Male: Ed in 1st, Bill in 2nd
Intermediate Female: Valerie in 1st, Melina in 2nd, Becca in 3rd
Intermediate Male: Greg in 1st, Bob in 2nd, George in 3rd
RX Female: It was just me, so I was first and last!
RX Male: Danny in 1st, Mike in 2nd, and Justin in 3rd
Nice work to EVERYONE who competed, cheered, and contributed to the amazing energy we had at Forward this weekend. My heart is so full with love for our community!
We weren’t the only ones competing this weekend! The first phase of the CrossFit Games took place this weekend, and narrowed down the field of competitors to 5 men and women. No surprise, three of the ten are COMPTRAIN ATHLETES!! That means that they use a lot of the same programming that we do. Just further evidence that we just need to trust the process and the results will come!
This week is going to be very challenging, especially if you’re still sore from last week/this weekend. But it’s nothing that we can’t handle! We have a good mix of some moderately short and long workouts this week, along with some fun strength pieces. Don’t forget to check the white board for some extra work that you can do on your own!
Just a reminder that afternoon classes are going to be different this week!! There will be a 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 class from now on (no 6:30 on Fridays). Also, if you’re an early morning person, don’t forget that we have a 6:30 a.m. class now as well!
Looking forward to seeing everyone this week!!