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He aha te mea nui? He tangata

Community is Everything. He aha te mea nui? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. What is the most important thing? It is people, it is people, it is people. People mean everything to us. Our community is the reason we roll open the doors at 5:20 am every day regardless of the cold or rain. …

What’s your poison?

What’s your poison? oday’s blog was inspired by a quote that led me down todays rabbit hole. If you were being fed poison and someone asked, “What’s the best treatment?”, the best answer is not to come up with an antidote. The solution is to stop eating the poison in the first place. Our bodies …

What can you control?

What can you control? God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. Take control of the things that are within your power and let go of those things that you cant. It’s not every day that we start …

The power of “yet”

The power of “yet”. Far too often I hear the words that both make my heart drop and give me goose bumps of excitement. “I can’t” My heart drops, because I know that those are words of defeat, spoken when an athlete has given up in frustration and a wall has been erected between you …

Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness Well in a few days it will be officially winter and according to the long-term weather forecast, we are in for our first legit cold snap in the coming week. Winter presents an interesting time and typically we see a slow down in people wanting to maintain their fitness. We get it. Its …

How we create each workout

The thinking behind what goes on the whiteboard. We have such an awesome community. Our people come in the doors for an hour of CrossFit and we aim to have them leaving our box with a massive smile on their faces and good vibes flowing everywhere. We do this through amazing coaches, and a programme …

ANZAC Day – Hero Workout “Tim”

ANZAC Day 25 April Kia maumahara tatou i a ratou We will remember them In New Zealand, ANZAC day is our opportunity to stop and reflect on the lessons of the past, and to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for our way of life. One of the earliest traditions of WRHN has …

Adorn the bird with feathers so it can fly

Ma te huruhuru, ka rere te manu Adorn the bird with feathers so it can fly This is a common whakatauki that is used in many different areas. Most commonly I’ve heard it used in relation to education and the development of children. The meaning is that without the tools needed to fly the bird …

You can’t pour from an empty cup

You can’t pour from an empty cup. When you are flying anywhere and the attendants give you the pre-flight safety check, what is the first thing they tell you to do? Sort yourself first, and then look to others around you that need help. Their message is that during an emergency, when the masks drop …