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In Affiliation, CrossFit

June 03, 2016

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Undefeated in litigation, CF-RRG continues to defend the CrossFit community and improve service to policyholders.

Since 2009, CrossFit Risk Retention Group (CF-RRG) has stood behind affiliates and trainers.

A community-owned insurance company, CF-RRG provides all insurance requirements in affiliate licensing agreements and fulfills CrossFit Kids requirements. CF-RRG also provides personal-trainer policies for independent Level 1 CrossFit Certificate holders.

Last year was very strong, and 2016 has already brought notable successes… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Coaching

June 01, 2016

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Affiliate owners sound off on the best way to program a CrossFit affiliate.

Raul Alonso Valenzuela is passionate about coaching, but he’s even more passionate about designing workout plans for his athletes.

“Programming is one of the most satisfying parts of my job,” said Valenzuela, owner of CrossFit Down Under in Adelaide, Australia.

He isn’t alone: Thousands of affiliate owners share Valenzuela’s love for designing and implementing… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

May 31, 2016

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It takes more than just a Level 1 Certificate to run a successful CrossFit affiliate. In this series, learn about the various ways affiliate owners and trainers evolve and plan as they work to lead the fitness industry.

In Part 3, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses the importance of first impressions with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of CrossFit Roots, and… Continue Reading

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The Silver Market

By Emily Beers

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Affiliate owners share how they’re tailoring their approaches to introduce Baby Boomers to CrossFit.

The loud music, the intimidating movements and the unbearable crash of barbells smashing the floor—none of it appealed to Lucia Bragan.

“My husband had been doing CrossFit for four and a half years, and I would go watch sometimes. I knew I wasn’t capable of doing what he was doing,” said the 77-year-old from Maryland.

“And they played… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, HD Videos

May 25, 2016

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It takes more than just a Level 1 Certificate to run a successful CrossFit affiliate. In this series, learn about the various ways affiliate owners and trainers evolve and plan as they work to lead the fitness industry.

In Part 2, the conversation continues as CrossFit Inc.’s Tyson Oldroyd discusses running a business with Pat Burke of MBS CrossFit, CrossFit Verve founders Matt and Cherie Chan, Nicole Christensen of CrossFit Roots, and David… Continue Reading

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Class Action

By Hilary Achauer

In Affiliation, Coaching

May 04, 2016

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Affiliate owners share the various ways they’ve tailored the group-class model to create strong businesses that produce fitter clients.

Johnny DiGregorio opened CrossFit Pasadena in 2008. What started as a small community grew into a group of more than 240 members training in a 5,600-square-foot gym. Membership fees were about US$175 a month. By 2013, most classes had more than 30 people.

DiGregorio staffed each session with three coaches, but he still… Continue Reading

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Social Club

By Hilary Achauer

In Affiliation

May 02, 2016

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CrossFit affiliate owners discuss how to build a healthy schedule of get-togethers and events that will help grow and strengthen the community.

Affiliate owners give many reasons for opening a CrossFit gym: a love and passion for CrossFit, the thrill of owning a business, and a desire to build a community, among others.

Almost no affiliate owner ever opens a CrossFit gym because of a love of event planning.

However, many owners have discovered… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit

April 12, 2016

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Colleen Baz presents CrossFit’s DeCO’s program for the Girls Athletic Leadership School.

In 2014, CrossFit DeCO began its relationship with the Girls Athletic Leadership School. GALS is a unique school with its curriculum rooted in the importance of movement and the mind-body connection. Four days a week we are teaching this group of teenage girls how to move well and how to feel confident. What we couldn’t have imagined was how CrossFit would… Continue Reading

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