Mindset

Thoughts and information related to the mental aspect of health


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Fitness Can Be Fun?

Pursuit of fitness does not have to be a miserable proposition. It doesn’t have to be marked by a feelings of hunger all the time and workouts that leave you crying at the end of the session. It’s really not that serious.   Fitness can be fun. I know, sounds blasphemous to […]


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What to Expect When you Start CrossFit

So you’ve finally taken the plunge and started doing CrossFit. First off congratulations! You’re now a part of a group of people who are dedicated to improving their fitness every day. You’ll be challenged and motivated more than you ever imagined, and in the end you’re going to be fitter […]


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Action

  The first step is always the hardest. Yes that’s really cliche but very true.   So what’s your first step?   Is it getting up and into the gym?   Is it changing one eating habit? Maybe subbing water for sweet tea?   Maybe it’s taking a walk each […]


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How Much is Motivation Worth?

At a traditional gym, it falls on you to motivate yourself to come in 3 to 5 days per week and work towards that goal. You have to do it yourself. That works for some, but not for most. In fact, big box gyms would prefer you not to show up after your first setback. It keeps the equipment from getting worn out, and they still get to keep your money.

At CrossFit Wilmington, we provide you with the motivation to succeed. We want to know your goals and give you a plan to reach them. How much is that motivation worth? How important is it to continue to succeed?


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Success Drives Motivation

We need to be shown our successes to continue to be motivated to grow. That’s where we start everyone that walks in our door. We call it “bright spots” – you’ve probably heard of it if you’ve been around CFW at all in the past few months. Let’s see what you’re doing well, what your successes are right now, we’ll show you that you are doing some things right, and keep moving towards that big goal.


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Why Have a Coach?

Our coaches are here every time you are. We greet you, celebrate with you, and know how to adjust your workouts if necessary.

Our coaches provide accountability, we notice when you aren’t here. We want you here as often as you can be in order to reach your goals.


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Consistency

One of the most (if not THE most) important qualities in any fitness endeavor is consistency.

In fitness you won’t make significant improvements training one day per week. You need to train consistently for weeks, months, and years to make progress.

In nutrition you can’t make progress by eating healthy 2 days per week, then gorging yourself the other 5 days. It simply won’t work. You need to be consistent with the way you are fueling your body.


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Remember When

Remember when you were brand new to CrossFit? When you walked in the door for the and you didn’t know anyone, it was probably a bit intimidating. I bet someone went out of their way to introduce themselves to you and make you feel at ease. Now you’ve been a […]


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What’s Your Why?

When we do goal setting sessions with our new members, we start off with a simple question. Why CrossFit, why now? There is always an impetus, something that’s motivating you to do something – that’s the driving force behind your actions. It can be fitness related or not. So I […]