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One of the statements that caught my attention when I first found CrossFit in 2004 was that nature punishes the specialist.

Over the years I have learned from numerous coaches and athletes who are very accomplished in their respective sports, whether it is Powerlifting, Strongman, Underground,  Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit and more.

In the overall scheme of things we need to make a distinction between training just for general fitness and training for a competitive sport.

Being able to lift, run, swim, climb, jump, carry, fight, etc. are all part of a generalized approach to fitness.

This approach can be extremely useful in daily life, especially as the world gets crazier, it seems, every day. You never know what you might encounter, and this is a way to be better prepared.

However, if you a competitor, it is vital to be a specialist in your sport. The things that are great for generalized fitness will not be helpful, for example, in getting a big total in Powerlifting.

It is important to know why you are training and what your goals are before you begin your training journey.

If you are already training, and decide to change from generalized fitness to a competitive lifting sport, you will need to dial in your training to fit that new goal.

Make smart choices and follow through on them.

 

We have been a licensed CrossFit affiliate since 2005. In fact, we were the 35th one to open in the entire world. A few years ago people nicknamed our gym, the Cave, and it stuck. So look for that name on our sign.

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We only train grown ups here, minimum age is 18.

(We are located in the back parking lot)

We are glad you are here and look forward to having your train with us!

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Strength training can help many different  kinds of athletes, that includes runners, swimmers, and cyclists.

Perhaps our main program is not what you are looking for but you’d still like to get stronger and help prevent injuries while competing in your sport.

Open Gym is a time when people can work on whatever they want to at my gym. They have access to all the equipment, and do their own training at their own speed.

I am there each day if you have any questions about any particular type of training equipment we have.

I look forward to helping the endurance community achieve their goals!

Tues. & Thurs.

6:30-7:30am  Open Gym/Skill & Technique Practice (starts Aug. 18)