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So you’re doing the CrossFit Open, Rx?!

So you’re doing the CrossFit Open, Rx?!

Earlier this week I shared the article: Should you do the Scaled Division in the CrossFit Open & Why? Today we delve very briefly into the other side of the open. Taking part, as prescribed (Rx) by CrossFit® HQ.   As a side note: check out this article I wrote on bridging the gap between scaled ...

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Should you do the Scaled Division in the CrossFit Open?

Should you do the Scaled Division in the CrossFit Open?

The scaled division’s purpose in the CrossFit® Open is to increase participation in fun events at the gym and bring you all, our TRULY wonderful community, together at Shapesmiths.  The Open also fits right in as one of our ‘Benchmark days’, which you all have taken part in already.  The workouts for the CrossFit Open ...

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ADVICE: Injuries, niggles & scaling, we’re here for you!

ADVICE: Injuries, niggles & scaling, we’re here for you!

Remnants of your past sporting or desk-bound endeavours can be brought to light in the CrossFit® gym. This is nothing but a positive thing. Backed by our world class medical staff, the Shapesmiths team have lots of opportunities to improve and fix the injuries and niggles you have been meaning to get looked at for ...

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Don’t Lay Down, Cool Down: A Guide to the Cool Down at Shapesmiths

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: 19/07/2021

At Shapesmiths, we warm you up, with general and specific prep work, using the R.A.M.P protocol. In order to maximise training time AND encourage the community hanging out Post-WOD, it’s over to you for the cool down. We encourage you to grab a class-mate, hang-out and chat whilst you complete an appropriate cool-down. SO, what to ...

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SO MUCH CHOICE, NO MATTER YOUR LIFESTYLE

Want to wake up and workout? We have in person workout classes, lead by expert coaches, that can tailor the session to you! There really is something for everyone on our schedule.

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