Welcome to Charles River CrossFit
Forging a stronger community in Needham, MA

Charles River CrossFit isn’t just another “gym.”  It’s a community of people, each unique and with individual fitness goals, coming together on the common ground of seeking a healthy lifestyle.  Here you will find dedicated coaches who provide an environment of encouragement, constant learning, and personal growth.  Join us, and surround yourself with a community of friends and fellow athletes who will challenge you to work hard, have fun, and achieve goals you never thought possible.

Tip of the Week:  Should I compete in the Open?


Feb 2016

Daily WOD

Tip of the Week: Should I compete in the Open?

First, I hope you were expecting a "yes".  Our impression, particularly with the addition of the "scaled" Open, is that most--if not ALL--of our members should compete in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Open.  For those of you unfamiliar with the Open, a quick summary:  Since 2011, thousands of CrossFitters have participated in the 5-week, 5-workout online challenge.  The Open is now the largest athletic competition in the world, with 2015 drawing over 272,000 athletes from across the globe, ranging in age from 14 to 86.  Each week, CrossFit HQ releases a workout on Thursday evening at 8pm EST.  All athletes ...Read More


When thinking about how to explain what CrossFit® is, we like to start with what CrossFit is not:


  • for people expecting results without hard work
  • for people unwilling to try new things
  • for people afraid to leave their egos at home


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