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.


Oct 2015

Daily WOD

Tip of the Week: Hydration

We all know we need to drink water...some of us much more than we usually do.  But how much is enough?  Unfortunately, there isn't a definitive answer to this question.  If you look hard enough, you may find a study to support whatever amount of H2O you want to drink.  Staying ahead of hydration by drinking small amounts all day?  Absolutely supported by research. Drinking only when you are thirsty? Also recently supported in research and noted as having no detrimental effect on performance.  We, along with Kelly Starrett of Mobility-WOD and many others, suggest drinking a ratio of half ...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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