There seems to be a misconception that CrossFit causes back injuries. That CrossFit is the cause of a myriad of injuries, and that you cannot come into our gym if you have even a little bit of pain in your joints. Working in the same building as a chiropractor, […]
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 […]
One of the most common questions we get on nutrition is, how much should I eat? I will aim to answer this bearing in mind that this is an incredibly simplified version of nutrition and that nutrition needs vary by person. But, this will be a great starting point for many. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
Maybe you can relate to this. You are in the middle of your workout and there’s one move that you haven’t quite mastered. Everything else in the workout is something you can handle, but that ONE movement is keeping you from being able to complete the workout as prescribed. […]
How long has it been since you’ve been able to play? Whether it’s a sport, or game, or unstructured free time, making time to play is an important aspect of your fitness journey. It allows us to put our fitness to use, and also makes us think a little bit […]
A muscle up is a great accomplishment in your CrossFit journey. It requires upper body strength, coordination, and skill to go from hanging on the rings to supporting oneself on top of the rings. It’s a tough process but here are a few tips to help you get your muscle […]