Gym Etiquette

Be early. If you’re not early, you’re late. Give yourself enough time to change and warm-up before the group session starts. Those of you with small bladders may also want to reserve some time for a bathroom trip. That means showing up at least 10 minutes prior to the session. Check the schedule and show […]

Prepare for Success: Back to School Tips

Have you noticed? The days are getting a little shorter, store aisles are full of school supplies and you may have seen a school bus or two making practice runs in your neighborhood. All this can only mean one thing: it’s back to school time! If you are like most people, you are not quite […]

The CrossFit Experience: Results Through Ongoing Engagement

Ever wonder what it is about CrossFit that keeps it fresh and always working? CrossFit is a one-of-a-kind high intensity functional exercise program with a constantly varied approach to training. Along with that, there are numerous other intangibles that come into play ensuring people remain on the path to superior strength and conditioning. It’s customizable […]

Motivation and Support From CrossFit Community Produces Results

CrossFit training is unlike any other exercise program. That’s a given. There’s no other form of training better suited for all age groups. Beyond that, there’s arguably no other exercise program that provides a better total body workout. After all, what other form of training pushes your strength and conditioning limits with: Weightlifting Gymnastics Running […]

CrossFit For Moms

Whether you’re a new mom getting used to the intricacies of motherhood, or an experienced mother of multiple kids, the fact remains that with all the various responsibilities involved, it can be difficult to stay fit. That doesn’t even take into account the career commitments and household responsibilities that could make getting fit seem virtually impossible. […]

Just Be Awesome

Mindful gym tips to get past the ditch of mediocrity. Author: Mary Ann Marsala The expression, “I don’t have time to train”, has an unfavourable effect on prospective gym clientele. Life tends to get in the way of whatever you want to do. To believe that a lack of ‘time’ is responsible for why you […]

Under what circumstances is it alright to drop weights?

In weightlifting, the ability to drop weights is necessary for training and safety reasons. Advanced weightlifters (lifters that can snatch 1x body weight and clean and jerk more than 1.5x body weight) wouldn’t be able to train as frequently or as safely if they had to lower the barbell under control after each rep. If […]

Visit Our You Tube Channel

The best way to truly know what CrossFit is all about is to see it first-hand. However, if you can’t make it to the CrossFit Bolton gym, your best bet is to check out our YouTube channel. Here, you’ll see CrossFit Bolton team members in action as they perform WODS and other demonstrations inside our […]

Reserving Classes

Why Reserving Classes Is Important It is very important that you reserve classes and if necessary, cancel your reservations properly. When class reservations are full at 15, and only 13 people show up, that leaves two spots that someone else could have potentially reserved and used. If you can’t make it to a class that […]

Scaling

CrossFit workouts are generally difficult and the program you all follow at CrossFit Bolton is no exception.  Don’t feel bad if you can’t do all of the posted workouts as prescribed yet.  The workouts are beyond the capacity of most of our clients.  The good news is CrossFit workouts are universally scalable meaning anybody and […]

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