YOU CAN HAVE RESULTS OR EXCUSES BUT NOT BOTH
By fostering a community that supports each other we can increase our chances of making better decisions. We do this by providing a fitness program that builds you into someone who is stronger, healthier, and able to accomplish things you never thought you could. Whether your goal is to lose weight, be the star player on a sports team, or change your lifestyle, we can get you there. We offer small group classes, personal coaching, and nutrition coaching that will motivate you and your fellow athletes (yep, you ARE an athlete) to build your health and fitness to the best it’s ever been. Each class is designed to challenge you physically and mentally with workouts that are fun, challenging, and different everyday. You will leave each session feeling exhilarated and exhausted at the same time. CrossFit Elm coaches give each member the attention they deserve, and they treat everyone who steps foot into the gym with respect, regardless of their fitness background. CrossFit and all of our programs are universally scalable which means ANYONE can do it. That’s right, anyone. Even you.
Come and see. We’ll help you leave behind excuses and get the results you’ve always wanted.
How to be a Legendary Member at CrossFit Elm
Turn Up! – Sign up for class. Show up. Be on time. Practice technique, strive to perfect every movement and be consistent. Listen to your coaches and learn new skills. ALWAYS record your scores on the webpage. Tacking is the best way to see your progress.
Leave your ego at the door – CrossFit is hard. Too much ego will eventually result in it being smacked down and no one wants that. Strive for progression and you’ll always be better than you were before.
Introduce yourself – People you do not recognize are probably new and nervous. Remember what that felt like? Help them feel welcome, they are now part of the family.
Support your fellow members – CrossFit is community driven. The first to finish may set the time to beat, but the last to finish gets the loudest cheers and the most support. There will be days you are on either side, respect it, act accordingly, and give your fellow members some love!
Trust the Process – This is a journey not a destination. Where you are now is only the beginning. Show up everyday, even if it’s a WOD you don’t like. What we do may seem random, but it always serves a specific purpose. Get here, do the work and goals will be smashed.
Let the Coaches coach – We have experienced coaches. It’s our job to know what we are doing and what you and your fellow members need for success. It is our job to inform, instruct and coach technique. Support each other and cheer each other on, but leave the technical stuff to us.
Take care of the gear – Treat the gear like it’s yours, it’s expensive so please don’t drop kettlebells or empty barbells. Keep the chalk in the bucket and only use what you need. Wipe down bars so we all stay healthy.
Help each other clean up – Keeping the box clean keeps us all happy. Please wait until everyone has finished with the WOD and then put your gear away. Seriously though, wait until you are finished cheering your fellow members. Respect their fight and then help them clean up, this one was tough for them.
Take care of yourself – This goes with checking your ego. Listen to your coaches and minimize risk of injury. ALWAYS follow this rule: technique-consistency (in technique)-intensity (once technique is mastered). If tweeks and geeks do occur, tell us so we can help. Do your mobility work and continue getting better. If you get sick, stay home for a few days so no one else gets that crud!
Eat well – You can’t outwork bad eating habits. Eat lean meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat.
Have Fun – We take our training seriously, but community is what drives us. What’s community without fun? Bring positivity, jokes, and laughs, it lifts everybody up. This stuff is hard, let’s enjoy the journey together.
Tell your friends!!! – This community grows because you tell people! The people around you see your progress (a.k.a. gains) and are dying to ask and even join you, but are often scared to say something. Be kind and invite them to drop in with you.