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You can’t delegate your fitness.

You can’t delegate your fitness. This is something that you have to prioritise. This is something that you have to do yourself. This is something that you can not find a quick fix for, there are no shortcuts. This is not something that you can spend a little time on, it’s a lifelong journey. This …

CrossFit and the Warrior Within

CrossFit and the Warrior Within When Karli and I first found CrossFit in the Whanganui East garage of Myles Hodder, we instantly fell in love with it. Never before had we experienced something that was so hard, and so spirit filling at the same time. In our early months as new athletes, we scoured the …

Embrace the Grind

Embrace the Grind In the CrossFit world, this time of year is heavily influenced by local and international competition. Judgement Day HB, New Zealand’s largest and longest running fitness competition has just finished and we are about to enter the CrossFit Games season with the 2018 Opens (the first step to get to the Games). …

There is no substitute for hard work

There is no substitute for hard work. We don’t sell six-week courses that promise to “Get you in shape for summer”, or make promises of “#Gainz”. We cannot, in all honesty tell you that you’ll end up with a six pack or be shredded. We won’t push any supplements onto you and really wouldn’t have …

Silly-ness – it’s important

Silly-ness – it’s important If you want your fitness lifestyle to be long term this is ‘the secret’. I challenge you to find someone at the box who has been doing CrossFit for a long time and ask what some of their favourite memories are – some of them will tell you stories of this …

The hats we wear

The hats we wear All of us live pretty busy lives, and juggle multiple responsibilities throughout our days. From being a parent and sorting the kids, to being an employee and doing your job, to being a boss and managing your team, or being a martial arts coach and building strong fighters. We all wear …

The Dreamers and the Doers

The Dreamers and the Doers “Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.” Right now, I want you to take a stock of all the people you have interacted with …

The REAL Path to Success

The REAL Path to Success In the early days of your CrossFit journey you made tonnes of progress. The addition of constantly varied functional movement done at high intensity into your lifestyle can give some instant and profound results. Every session you seem to PR your Clean and Jerk, or add another double under to …

Getting back in the box

Getting back in the box At this time of year, many people have come up with a goal resolution for the New Year and for most, it will include improving their fitness and health. That’s awesome and at CrossFit Whanganui we love helping these goals become a reality. For some of us though, the goal …

How to workout as a community

Community is Everything “Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” ― Jane Howard A friend shared this after seeing it written on the wall of a subway station in New York city. My friend is a …