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Member Story: Adrienne Justice

Member Story: Adrienne Justice

Adrienne's Story In her own words..... What brought you to CFR? I was a part of CFR about 7 years ago. I left sometime during pregnancy and never quite made it back. I would come in here and there, but couldn't quite get my feet under me.  I'm finally ready to get...

Coach Tip Tuesday with Meg: Change

  We all are faced with tasks outside our comfort zone!  As coaches, we like to put out content for our gym community, even if it's not something we are comfortable with.  Sometimes this means getting in front of a camera.  Many of us struggle with this!  Coach...

Member Story: Fabiana Rafael

Member Story: Fabiana Rafael

Fabiana Rafael What brought you to CrossFit Renaissance?  I stopped working out for two years, and with that put on the weight. I was 130 lbs and reached 170 lbs. I not only gained weight but also started having acid reflux. Then, a red light popped on in my head... I...

Aim 🏹

Aim 🏹

AIM...   We are built to aim and hit targets. If you look at the things you do in your life that give that sense of purpose, it’s when you are working towards a goal. Even the things we enjoy doing for fun involve this aspect. I mean that’s what sports are,...

Can’t Make it to the Gym?  Workout from Home!

Can’t Make it to the Gym? Workout from Home!

Often we have CrossFit Members that travel or due to scheduling conflicts, can't make it in for class.  It’s important for everyone that travels to have quick workouts to go to with minimal equipment to ensure you will actually get to work out while out of town or...

Coach Tip Tuesday: Front Rack Mobility with Coach Justin

Coach Tip Tuesday: Front Rack Mobility with Coach Justin

Front Rack Mobility Whether we’re talking about a front squat, squat clean or any of the shoulder to overhead movements, having a solid front rack position can help make or break a lift. Tightness in the wrist and lats are often times the biggest factor that can keep...

Rena Burns’ Member Story

Rena Burns’ Member Story

Rena Burns Why did I join CrossFit Renaissance?  I joined CrossFit in April 2014. A couple of my friends joined and as they talked about CrossFit, it got my attention. I was already working out at my local Planet Fitness and I always ran. Working out by yourself gets...

Still Not Losing Weight?

Still Not Losing Weight?

Hey Guys! Does this sound familiar? "I workout at least three days a week.  I am getting stronger.  My cardio is improving.  I feel great!  But, I am not losing any weight!  I don't understand it!!" I bet that has you frustrated!!  I know it had me frustrated and...

Test your Absolute Strength at CFR’s CrossFit Total Competition!

Test your Absolute Strength at CFR’s CrossFit Total Competition!

CFR's CrossFit Total In-House Competition The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the Back Squat, the Strict Press, and the Deadlift, "the three most effective lifts in existence for developing and testing functional strength." (Mark Rippetoe,...

What is your morning routine?

The way your start your day defines your mood for the rest of it.  Start it right!!! Alarm is set for 6:00 AM.  Snooze.  Snooze.  Snooze again until I have no choice but to get up or I will be late for work.  So I am forced to grab something to eat on the way to work,...