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Back Injuries and CrossFit

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, […]


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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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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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The Benefits of Personal Training

  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. […]


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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 […]


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So You Want to Get a Muscle Up

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 […]


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What’s with the program?

Let’s define fitness. I think CrossFit does a great job of it. Fitness is increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains. Simply put, the ability to do more in various situations.


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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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What Makes a Good Coach

Athletes and trainees will argue on end that their coach is better than the next. Coaches will in turn argue that they or their staff are the best in the business. For one reason or another, most coaches think they are the best. Well, if everyone is the best, then […]