CrossFit Chester – Fundamentals

We have had such a great response, and a lot of you purchasing the O Club – we thank you all.

To get you all ready for our opening, Monday 16th December – we are putting on some fundamentals on the following dates:

– Fundamentals 1 – Wed 11th 6-7:30pm

– Fundamentals 2 – Thur 12th 6-7:30pm


– Fundamentals 1 – Sat 14th 10-11:30am

– Fundamentals 2 – Sun 15th 10-11:30am

Once you have purchased the O Club you may attend the fundamentals. Every member has to do fundamentals 1 and fundamentals 2. Ideally in that order but it’s not compulsory. 

We will be doing some week commencing 16th but haven’t confirmed times yet. 

We will be carrying out a few CrossFit taster sessions wc 16th if you feel you would like to “try before you buy” as it were. We have no problem with that. 

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CrossFit Chester – Opening Date

We are pleased to announce we are opening our doors for O Club members on Monday 16th December. We will have another official opening date in the new year.

As some of you may be aware we are offering the O Club to all, which can be purchased online from our website .
The O Club offer closes 1st January 2014 but if you purchase from 16th December you get the last 2 weeks in December free (we will be closed on Bank Holidays). So the sooner you purchase, the more free membership you get!!!

For £73 O Club Members will receive

– 4 – 6 weeks Month Unlimited Membership (depending when you purchase)

– On Ramp Induction where you will be taught all the fundamental movements ( 2 x 1.5 hour sessions)

– Your name placed permanently on a wall in CrossFit Chester

– Workouts designed and named after each O Club member that will be programmed into training periodically

– Free Nutrition Consultation (£50 Value)

– Free Limited Edition CFC Tee-Shirt (£20 Value)

– One free personal training session (£30 Value)

After this period you can select your preferred membership.

Feel free to contact us with any questions via Facebook or email

If you do not want the O Club offer we are still offering standard membership from Jan 2014 but you will have to purchase fundamentals on ramp which is £73 this includes a full month free unlimited membership. You will then be able to drop down to your preferred membership

See you soon

CFC Team

CrossFit Chester – Modified “Cindy” for home

This week’s workout, to have a go at home is based on one of the most popular CrossFit benchmark Wods… Cindy

Modified Cindy:
In 20 min As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP)

– 5 Hands off Ground Press Ups (or Hand Stand Press Ups)
– 10 Diamond Sit Ups
– 15 Squats

Good Luck

CrossFit Chester

CrossFit Chester – Home Workout

Some experienced CrossFitters will know this workout….. 12.1

12.1 is the first CrossFit Open workout of 2012 it consisted of:

As Many Reps As Possible in 7 Minutes of:


For this purpose please ensure your chest touches the floor and you finish the burpee with a jumping clap to ensure full hip extension.

It is a nasty workout but also a good bench mark WOD that we will programme in New Year at CrossFit Chester.

Happy Burpeeing

CrossFit Chester

CrossFit Chester – CrossFit vs CrossFit as a Sport

CrossFit vs CrossFit as a Sport,

I recently read this blog by Chris Spealler, arguably one of the best “CrossFiters” ever.

It coincides with my recent dilemma and what I want to achieve in CrossFit, whilst being realistic in my goals taking account of my personal life, work and CrossFit Career.  I felt out of love with just doing specific programmes on the side of the CrossFit Box, whilst everyone else was joining in the session, and have loads of fun.  Although I was making huge gains personally, I wasn’t enjoining it as much as I did in my first year of pure CrossFit classes.

I am not going to just copy and paste it, I think people should just read his article.

I think my friend Pat Sherwood says it perfectly. “The goal is just to get fit, make it the best hour of your day, stay safe, turn up the music, high five some people, and blow off some steam.” So remember that. RELAX. HAVE FUN. WORKOUT. – Chris Spealler

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CrossFit Chester – Re branding


From the beginning, when we were exploring the branding of CrossFit Chester, we had a few ideas for the Logo and we were torn between two. We obviously went for the one you guys know, however it was a close call with another one. We always thought we could revisit it at another point when we wanted to re brand.

Now due to various factors, we have decided to carry out the Re-Brand before we officially open.

We are delighted with the new logo which has been updated on Facebook and Twitter, and will be changed on the Website in due course.

CrossFit Chester



CrossFit Chester – Mobility

Mobility is extremely important in life let alone CrossFit.

Including mobility into your programme is extremely important but not enough of us do it.  By improving mobility and flexibility it will help resolve pain, prevent injury, and optimise athletic performance.  If you move more efficiently when working out, you will not expend as much energy!

For those of you interested, the best way to learn more on this area is by following Kelly Starrett.  He is like the King of Mobility! Check out his videos on: 

Or just type him in on you tube and there are hundreds of videos.

Happy stretching.

CrossFit Chester




CrossFit Chester – Home WOD

Another home wod this week.

Bit of a mental battle this one:

10 min plank

Every time you stop complete 8 burpees

Your score is the total amount of burpess, Zero being the best score.

Good Luck!

CrossFit Chester

CrossFit Chester – CrossFit Invitational

On Sat 26th October, Team World will take on Team USA at the CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok.

Any fan with an Internet connection will be able to watch the 75-minute competition on or

Eurosport will televise the Invitational Rory McKernan and Annie Thorisdottir will host the event. All of these versions will be available online on Eurosport’s The Box.

CrossFit will simultaneously run the same competition feed with our own commentary. The Update Show’s Sean Woodland and 2011 CrossFit Games competitor Cherie Chan will call all the action. No geoblocking will be in effect, so anyone can watch the online coverage.

Team World, led by 2013 Fittest Woman on Earth Samantha Briggs, and Team USA, led by three-time Fittest Man on Earth Rich Froning Jr., will compete in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,300 fans at the Tempelhoff Airport in Berlin.

Tune in at 6pm UK Time on Eurosport to see some awesome throwdowns.

CrossFit Invitational