CrossFit

  • Mardi Bra Night at CROM Physical Culture

    Mardi Bra Night at CROM Physical Culture

    CROM Physical Culture, along with Mary Beth Dawson and the Rockaway W.I.S.H. Foundation, are hosting a Ladies Night on Thursday, March 5th. Participants are asked to donate bras (new, with tags) or other feminine products, to benefit women in need. In return, you can take a free Shred! class or just mingle with a glass

  • NYC’s 1st Annual Ruck March: What to expect

    NYC’s 1st Annual Ruck March: What to expect

    VEThack will be holding New York’s first ever Ruck March on September 3, 2014, to raise awareness around the issue of Veteran suicide. After returning from heavy combat in Iraq, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Gene Wu lost one of his Marine brothers to suicide. Wu was determined to reduce the rate of Veteran suicides to

  • Fort Tilden WOD

    Fort Tilden WOD

    I couldn’t make it in to my usual box today, so instead I did the Fort Tilden WOD and enjoyed this incredible 360-degree view: Trail run for 1.25 miles Climb 65 steps to the top of Battery Harris East 3 rounds of 100 single unders and 25 strict push ups Descend 65 steps Trail run

  • Box Jump: CrossFit London

    Box Jump: CrossFit London

    Today’s Box Jump takes us to CrossFit London.  Located in a London Overground railway arch in Bethnal Green, this is the first affiliate outside of the U.S. The box is owned and managed by Andrew Stemler, who was the first Level 1 & 2 certified trainer in London. His wife, Kate Pankhurst, who is also

  • Box Jump: Fortitude Fitness CrossFit 78702

    Box Jump: Fortitude Fitness CrossFit 78702

    Seeking a break from the relentless New York winter, Rockawayist headed out to Austin, Texas recently. Arriving in the middle of a Texas snowpocalypse, we were still nonetheless looking forward to a good old-fashioned Texas WOD. Since CrossFit Central was hosting the Fittest Games that weekend, many of the downtown boxes had limited schedules, and

  • My Love/Hate Relationship with Partner WODs

    My Love/Hate Relationship with Partner WODs

    I started at CrossFit NYC in my early 40s, determined to not only maintain, but also improve my level of fitness. A desk jockey my entire life, and never much of an athlete growing up, I approached this mysterious new culture with caution. Fast forward three years, and I am now in my mid-40s, and

  • Three things to know about CrossFit

    It’s the time of year for new resolutions about eating better and working out more. If you are considering CrossFit, plenty of articles have already been written about the sport and the culture, and the weird lingo. However, no one will force you to don the ridiculous knee socks or start drinking straight from a

  • CrossFit Floyd Bennett Field is Brooklyn’s newest box

    CrossFit Floyd Bennett Field is Brooklyn’s newest box

    Aviator Sports Center in the historic Floyd Bennett Field is now the home to Brooklyn’s newest CrossFit affiliate, CrossFit Floyd Bennett Field. The box, as CrossFit gyms are colloquially known, opened earlier this month in a 5,000 square foot space adjacent to the Aviator Ice Rink. CrossFit is a highly varied strength and conditioning program

  • CrossFit Rockaway Beach storms back

    CrossFit Rockaway Beach storms back

    Rockaway’s fitness community was glad to see CROM Martial Training reopen this month. Now situated in the historic Wave building at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, the facility has expanded to include a full CrossFit WOD schedule. Owned by the North American Muy Thai champion Chris Romulo and his wife Sarah, the new CrossFit Rockaway Beach

  • Hurricane Sandy WOD at CrossFit NYC

    Hurricane Sandy WOD at CrossFit NYC

    Coach Sully’s Stormtroopers Team Rockawayist has bugged out from the peninsula for the duration of the storm. Hunkering down in Manhattan, there is still plenty to do. Coach Sully at CrossFit NYC is running some hurricane WODs today and attendance is overwhelming. Today, we introduce the Sandy two-fer WOD: Two minute AMRAP 30 seconds of