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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 (11/29/15): Sitting is Killing You - Stay Alive!


Nov 2015

Daily WOD

Tip of the Week (11/29/15): Sitting is Killing You - Stay Alive!

Hey CRCFers! This is a topic we've covered before and it's been widely discussed in the media and by health professionals in recent years (just a few of many articles: http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/21/health/sitting-will-kill-you/ and https://www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/national/the-health-hazards-of-sitting/750/). We bring it up again because one of our coaches has switched from being semi-mobile in her job (lots of walking back and forth to meetings, excuses to stand and move around, an office that allowed for stretching, etc.) to extended periods of sitting without breaks and is really noticing a change for the worse in her posture, mobility and flexibility.  Case in point:  last Tuesday morning, ...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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