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Hello Replay Athletes & Friends,
What do Rich Froning, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Josh Bridges have in common?
Apart from lifting heavy barbells and making CrossFit look easy?!
Hello, Hello, Hello!
We're inviting to go back to school: CrossFit school! Yay!
Let's be honest: have you ever sneaked a peak at CrossFit online and your jaw dropped in awe? Or fear? Or both? You're not the only one.
(Just so you know -even for us- CrossFit can still be VERY intimidating, but shhh, please don't tell anybody )
That's why, starting with Tuesday, 8th of January, we're starting The Replay CrossFit School.
You'll have the chance to learn - in just 10 to 12 JumpStart classes - all thefundamental movements from CrossFit, along with adjustments for each one. For example: if unable to do pull ups (yet), you'll perform jumping pull ups or ring rows. We promise. And if you're already a member with us, what a wonderful occasion to work on your weaknesses or perfect your skills and learn progressions to prevent injuries while you get stronger.
Have no fear, join us for JumpStart- our CrossFit School classes for Beginners! Registration details on our website page under Essential.
By the way, in order for the the coach to assess, correct, educate and motivate each one of you, we host only 8-10 members per class. First signed up, first served.
Plus,we have more good news: we don’t charge extra, the education is included in the price of a regular monthly membership, so ...see you at the Box!
PS: please share this with a friend who'd like to start CrossFit with us! If there was EVER a time to start CrossFit PROPERLY, this is IT.
Luminita & Joe
But we are surrounded by it, everywhere we look. ⠀
Everybody is selling something: a product, a service, an image, a story.⠀
And mass marketing aggressively comes at us with discount vouchers, loyalty points, free gifts to lure us into buying. SPECIALLY this time of year.⠀
We have received so many emails over the holidays ... most of all with a tremendous sense of urgency.
"Something NEW & Exciting available. Join us NOW for 10 % discount!"
"Claim our 20 Ron GIFT VOUCHER. (when you spend over X amount Ron till...).
"Up to 50 % discount on selected items!"
" Final day. Last chance." .....Hmmm...is somebody dying?!
Does any of this sound familiar to you? We bet it does.
They are wonderful "manipulations" because they are successful. On short term.
We particularly cringe when we read the unrealistic claims some companies make, feeding on your insecurities: " incredible weight loss over the shortest period of time, done with no effort whatsoever. " Anything you want - including the perfect body -is one purchase away.
So now- you may be thinking- what are WE selling? ⠀
On a poetic note, this is what we sell: bottles full of ENERGY, a few sets of SKILLS, STRENGTH by the kilos, a dash of FUN and definitely a few good nights of SLEEP.⠀
In a down-to-earth kinda way, we - Replay CrossFit - are in the business of selling the best kind of exercise there is out there, done in the middle of a great community with the the most outstanding rewards you can ever imagine.
No magic pills for weight loss.
No deadlines to get on board.
No shortcuts to greatness.
No easy way. Really.
What's the catch?
SEE YOU AT THE BOX.Read More
When I was in school I skipped sport classes because I hated them. I completely avoided all sports. This is the longest relationship I’ve had with a gym! Today, people rarely work toward future improvements and I am no exception. But, in addition to the long-term benefits, Replay gives me instant rewards, too. Everybody wants the long-term benefits of CrossFit, but that is not what keeps me coming to the Box almost every day. What keeps me committed is the way I feel every time I come to Replay CrossFit. When I am in the Box and I listen to the Coach teaching me something new, I feel like a child: curious, trying to understand, attempting to learn. When I train I forget I have a job, tasks, chores, other roles in society. For one long moment, I am the sole inhabitant of my body and my mind and there is nothing more important than being my best self, physically and mentally. And when I finish training I feel like I did the best thing I could ever do with my time. When I see my small improvements, I acknowledge that every drop of sweat mattered and that I am constantly evolving for the best. And this is the GREAT lesson: If you want something, you must persist and it will happen for you.
For several years, I've been collecting gym subscriptions and not using them due to the boring "flatness" of the exercises. At Replay CrossFit I have found a new dynamic approach to my workouts - it's all about biomechanics and endurance of every dimension of your body. It was challenging in the beginning, but once you get to know the technique, there's nothing stopping you... only yourself! The classes that I've taken boosted my energy, accelerated my weight loss and muscle buildup in a sustainable and fun way. The community is awesome and always very supportive.
I recently went to Replay Cross Fit and as a former tennis player, I found it to be a much better than going to a regular gym. I love how challenging it is and how it keeps me motivated to become better with every workout. My favorite exercise is wall balls and my least favorite has to be burpees. Hands down! My goals are to improve my upper body strength, become stronger overall and just have a healthy lifestyle. This brings me to another great thing I love about Replay CrossFit --- I love being part of an awesome and supporting community that shares the same goals.