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United Fitness Academy at CrossFit Colchester

If you’re looking to start a career in the fitness industry then you’ve come to the right place! United Fitness Academy offers the highest quality training to take you from zero-to-fitness-professional in as little as two weeks! Based out of CrossFit Colchester’s new location, United Fitness Academy delivers all of your theory and practical education… Read more »

Affiliate Program 24/04/2017

Monday 12 AMRAP 60 Wallballs@9/6kg Row 200m 40 Burpees (Rest 10minutes) 12 AMRAP 20 Alternating KB Snatch@24/16kg 40 DUs Tuesday Warm up Power Clean 12 EMOM 2 Power Clean + 2 Hang Power Clean@70% Clean Pull 5X5 @100% of Clean (Rest 2minutes) After Class Extra: Front Squat 6X6@80% (Rest 2minutes)   Wednesday In Pairs Complete… Read more »

Affiliate Program 17/04/2017

Monday In Teams of 4 200 Calorie Assault Bike + 200 Thrusters@50/35kg 200 Calorie Ski Erg + 200 Alternating DB Snatch@30/20kg   Tuesday A.1 20 minutes to work up to a daily max single in Snatch A.2 12 EMOM 2 Snatch@80% of weight reached in A.1 Perfect reps, aim for no fails. This does not… Read more »

Charlie Fouracres story about CrossFit & Cancer……

In August 2015 I was diagnosed with a rare strand of Lymphoma cancer. Shocked was an understatement. I was a healthy, 29 year old with no symptoms to signal I was unwell. Unfortunately I was self employed, working with young children, and had to close my business down as I was technically unfit to provide… Read more »

10 Recovery Secrets You Might Not Know

10 Recovery Secrets You Might Not Know By KITBOX We talk about recovery a lot on the blog, but it’s still something people struggle with. Do you ever wonder how the top athletes can train multiple times per day, at a high intensity? Their recovery game must be pretty strong, right?

Crossfit Mum and Daughter – It’s a Family Affair

BLOG WRITTEN BY BOXROX 12th May 2016: ‘I am very proud of her as a mother. I think she is very strong both physically and mentally, and puts her all into everything she does. Plus she is so much better than me at weightlifting!’ Audrey and her daughter Ciosa (16) have been doing Crossfit now… Read more »

Top 5 Squat Tips:

Top 5 Squat Tips: To celebrate the start of 2016 we are sending out our ‘Top Tips’ on movements, nutrition, fat loss, performance, strength gains & plenty more. First off we are focusing on the Foundation movement in all things fitness….. THE SQUAT, bought to you by KITBOX: The squat is a powerful exercise, whatever… Read more »

New Year Resolution By Karrina Howe

Why have ONE New Year resolution for a whole year? Coming to the end of the year and we all begin to think of the year gone, what we have accomplished, review what we have succeeded and whether we haven’t done enough. Then come the thoughts as to what we want from next year and… Read more »

UK BOX GROUP

UK BOX GROUP  The affiliates below are partners of our UK BOX GROUP, these affiliates work together to help build a strong network support in the UK, this includes members from each box being able to drop into the other boxes free of charge! There are many benefits to being involved in our UK BOX GROUP… Read more »

The Secret Competitor

When it comes to deciding to compete there are two main types of people, the ones who know from day one that they want to compete eventually and will train towards being competition ready as soon as possible and then there are the ones who are adamant they do not want to compete until (in… Read more »