Save the Newbies!

Try to think back to your first day at CrossFit. It might’ve been years ago, but go down memory lane for a minute. You walked into the gym, the music was loud, there was some dude with a bunch of abs putting a barbell above his head, the rig was shaking from pull ups, Carrie was yelling at her partner to go faster, and it wasn’t even a partner WOD. It was a super intimidating experience. For every single one of us. And honestly, if you think it wasn’t, you’re misremembering.

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Nick Habich
How I Found Crossfit, and Why I Stick with it (Shanen)

I originally found out about Crossfit back in 2008 while serving a tour in Iraq. My intention was to use a unique workout program to help me better prepare physically for the rigors of the Ranger Indoctrination Program that I was scheduled to attend shortly after the deployment. Unfortunately we didn’t have much in the way of equipment, plus I didn’t know what the heck a power clean was.

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Nick Habich
THE OPEN IS OVER!!

For 5 weeks we've tested and competed instead of trained. We've pushed ourselves to new limits, cheered on (and even cried for) our friends, and put in some serious social hours at the gym.

We aren't machines and it's time to recover.

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Nick Habich
Thank You and Congratulations Firefighter Moel

To try and build something great, you have to have a vision, but far more importantly, you have to have GREAT people on your team who can make that vision a reality. We’re gonna be losing Coach Crystal (the quieter one. haha) for the next 8ish weeks, and while it makes me sad, I couldn’t be happier for her. As a gym and as a community, we believe that it’s our absolute duty to help people achieve their goals and their dreams. That doesn’t just apply to the members.

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Nick Habich
We're Hiring!

Are you looking to help change people’s lives?

Do you wonder if what you’re doing matters?

At your job, do people run up to you, hug you, and thank you for helping them?

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Nick Habich
I'm Sorry

I’m sorry. At CrossFit Cape Coral, we’ve been lucky enough to get the chance to help a LOT of people and we feel that our passionate coaches and our programs have helped to improve the quality of life for many people. But this letter is specifically to any one of you who DIDN’T have a great experience.

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Nick Habich
Should I Scale the Workout?

At the beginning of every one of your training sessions, your Coach should be talking to you about the intended stimulus of that day’s training. At CrossFit Cape Coral, we usually do this after the general warm-up, when we gather around the digital whiteboard for a chat. This is where we always remind everyone, that the goal is NOT always to go all out.

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Food restriction vs healthy choices

It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the constant push by society to lose weight.  Some fad diets will tell you to cut out a macro in it’s entirety!  The most fundamental way to lose weight is a calorie deficit, however, restricting too much can have negative effects on your health.

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Nick Habich
Anna’s Retiring!

Imagine waking up every day at 3:45 am, driving to the gym, opening up, and having the energy to get everyone else excited as they’re walking in. That’s what Anna has always done, and she’s been the definition of a Coach for 4 years.

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Nick Habich
How I Found Crossfit, and Why I Stick with it (Nick)

I found CrossFit while I was in the Army. I thought I was insanely fit because I ran every day, ruck-marched, and I’d been to Iraq and survived twice already. I’d heard about CrossFit from some other soldiers, mostly officers, and thought it was SUPER lame, but just like most people that “hate on” things, I had no idea what I was talking about.

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