Take a tour of CrossFit R.A.W. at R.A.W. Training with co-founder Amy Butteri. The box is located in Wildwood, Penn., and started in an indoor soccer field adjoining their gym space. In addition to the field, the training facility now includes multiple rooms and 42 acres of land outside. In each room there is a pull-up structure—one is from Rogue, and the other was fabricated by one of the coaches.
Butteri shows off the equipment, including a reverse hyper and a harness attachment to learn movements on the rings. CrossFit R.A.W. also has more specialized equipment like chains, bench blocks, atlas stones, a Woodway Speedboard treadmill and even two suspended baseballs for alternative-grip pull-ups.
Inside an adjoining room called “The Chamber,” another open space of 5,000 square feet is available to athletes. In this room, wall-ball targets adorn the walls, and med-balls and slam balls lie in wait. Platforms with attachments for band deadlifts also line the floor.
“The variety and the stimulus never ends here at R.A.W. Training,” Butteri says.
Additional audio: CrossFit Radio Episode 172 by Justin Judkins, published May 18, 2011.