Success Story of the Week: Brian

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Usually we bring you success stories from athletes who have been with us for a while, however its important to remember that your success actually begins the day you start at Element! Here’s Brian’s story, who’s been with us just over a month at the time of this posting. “Initially going into CrossFit I was somewhat intimidated by the different movements and intensity of the sessions given I have not really experienced this before in any other exercise program. The Element approach to partner a newbie (me) with an experienced CrossFit coach (Sarah) has been an enormous help. The guidance that Sarah was able to provide was invaluable. She was focused on ensuring that I learn the proper way to do the exercises (unlike what you learn in the “globo” gym world or other CrossFit gyms I have been at). … Read More

Success Story of the Week: Mohsin

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“When I first joined Element back in January 2013, I had a very rough idea on what Crossfit and the community was all about. I had a friend that had been recommending it to me for quite awhile, so I decided to make the leap and see what it was all about.” “I began with the standard 6 course introductory sessions, led by the ever awesome Rachael, and got my butt kicked as soon as I hit the rower. I was going through the fundamental movements: squats, deadlifts, pressing – all things that I had difficulty doing by myself due to irrational fears of hurting my back or getting the form wrong. These were things I avoided due to my lack of flexibility and knowledge. It was definitely a process, and still is to this day, to master these lifts, … Read More

Element CrossFit Success Story: Robin

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This week’s transformation story comes from our beloved 3:30 crew (a.k.a. the Wolfpack). Robin is one of our members who originally started CrossFit to help him cross train for MMA and keep up with his younger training partners, however se soon found that the community and results were better than he ever imagined. Check out his story: “I walked into Element CrossFit in April of 2013 at the age of 43. My reasons were purely selfish. Having practiced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the last 8 years I was finding it more and more difficult to keep up with my much younger training partners. I figured CrossFit could help out my conditioning so I could continue to practice a martial art I truly love.” “I signed up with Alex for my KickStart program and I was immediately hooked! It was by far … Read More