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You are all winners!

You are all winners!

It was a great test of your fitness as the training cycle has been leading up to this challenge. We looked at the stats and everyone has improved in at least one area be it you lifted more, ran faster or you have been able to RX a workout first time. A big congratulations from the coaching team on your achievements.

On the Eighth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me...

On the Eighth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me...

The "CrossFit Total" is CrossFit's approach to testing absolute strength, deeming these movements the "three most effective lifts in existence for developing and testing functional strength." It was first posted in the CrossFit Journal on December 1, 2006. The CrossFit Total is also one of the CrossFit Games 2018 individual WOD.

Part 3: Nutrition in a Busy Life by Sinead

Part 3: Nutrition in a Busy Life by Sinead

Part 3: Nutrition in a Busy Life by Sinead

In my last blog I talked about the reasons why you might want to eat breakfast, and also the kinds of breakfast to choose. So what about eating beyond brekkie?   

On the Sixth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave me...

On the Sixth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave me...

Okay this is recovery day if you been hitting it hard. Come in and move at a pace you are not out of breath but just break a sweat. Chat with your friends and enjoy.

If you want to hit it hard go for max cals!

Understanding Squats by Coach Laura

Understanding Squats by Coach Laura

In CrossFit we use the front squat, back squat and overhead squat time and time again, there are other variations but in this blog I will talk about these three squats, their differences and how the demands of each will influence your athletic performance in different ways.

On the First Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me.....

On the First Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me.....

This is a classic workout with a twist. Cindy is a benchmark workout that consist of 5 pull-ups, 10 push-ups and 15 squats for as many rounds possible (AMRAP) in 20 minutes. However to kick off the 12 days we have added a twist……

Part 2: Nutrition in a busy life by Dr Sinead Roberts

Part 2: Nutrition in a busy life by Dr Sinead Roberts

In the last blog, I highlighted some practical strategies to help you optimise your nutrition when life is hectic. Over the next few blogs I want to dive a little more into some of the science behind each meal of the day, and highlight some things you can think about as you make food choices through the day.

Lower back pain by Coach Mel

Lower back pain by Coach Mel

SIJ is a ligament that joins our pelvis together and can withstand some force but it can become "locked". Those with SIJ can often pin point the pain to generally one side of the back of the pelvis (usually around our pelvic "dimples") and will describe a tight band feeling around the lower backStretching, strengthening and massage can help release it. 

Built by ChalkBox Hoodies & more

Built by ChalkBox Hoodies & more

We have partnered up with guys from BuiltUpNorth, CrossFit & Streetwear brand, to create high quality range of garments.

Part1: I would eat better, but … by Dr. Sinead Roberts

Part1: I would eat better, but … by Dr. Sinead Roberts

Here are some practical strategies, backed by science, that you can implement even in a busy life to improve your nutrition. It might not make it ‘perfect’, but all movement in the right direction is progress and will help support long term health and performance. You work hard in the gym, don’t lose it at the table!!

12 Days of CrossFit @ ChalkBox

12 Days of CrossFit @ ChalkBox

We pride ourselves on having grown a strong community of fitness and health mined people all working towards a common goal.

The Running Outlet

The Running Outlet

As well as shoes we also sell clothing suitable for any kind of training. If you're not planning on sweating much then you can get away with and old cotton t shirt but clothing by Nike and adidas is made from technical fabrics that are designed to be more breathable, draw sweat away and dry quicker.

WODDER of the Month

WODDER of the Month

“It has been difficult the first few months but now every challenge is welcome; I used to get nervous when I first joined but now I do my best every time and I am always happy with what I achieve.”

Time Under Tension again!

Time Under Tension again!

Stop following those mainstream fitness workouts designed for short term results only. Real fat loss training should build calluses on your hands. There are no short cuts but the good news is that our CrossFit Strength & Conditioning program is a great tool to help you.

Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom.

Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom.

“Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom” (Jack LaLanne) 

In my first blog to you I talked about why the ‘right’ nutrition is important, and that what is ‘right’ is different for different people at different points in the life.