Battle of the Beasts 2014

‘Battle of the Beast’ 2014 is the next jaw dropping event to be brought to you by Colchester Events Ltd and after much anticipation REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE!!!! This event is suitable for all abilities to try out and test their current performance levels, with the WOD’s being inclusive enough for all to be involved… Read more »

Battle of the Boxes 2014

Battle of the Boxes 2014 After the success of last year’s ‘Battle of the Boxes’ the demand and anticipation for this year’s event was through the roof! We knew we would have to make it bigger and better than before so we moved this year’s venue to Charter Hall and got ‘Wolverson Fitness’ on board… Read more »

Powerlifting Workshop at CrossFit Colchester

POWERLIFTING WORKSHOP 13th JULY:  We can now confirm that CrossFit Colchester will be welcoming back the KBTEducation coaching team lead by Sam Dovey after our extremely successful Weightlifting workshop with top olympian Zoe Smith. This time these coaches who train several different “Team GB” athletes will be holding a Powerlifting workshop consisting of the following: Key benefits to… Read more »

Coaching & Individual Program Design with Darren Hotten

Personalised Training Programs from Head Coach Darren Hotten:- Option 1: 6 Week individualised training program, in this program you will receive a initial consultation to assess areas we should address within your program, this will be specifically targeting areas you want to improve such as: –       Olympic lifting technique –       Gymnastics movements & progressions to… Read more »

Weightlifting Workshop with Olympian Zoe Smith:

Weightlifting Workshop with Olympian Zoe Smith:  We can confirm that CrossFit Colchester will be welcoming one of the UK’s top Olympians & British Weightlifting record holder Zoe Smith on the 9th of March!!! Zoe has been an inspiration to many young lifters as she has broken plenty of records aged just 19……. This included the… Read more »

Samantha Briggs Visiting CrossFit Colchester

Samantha Briggs & Hayley Knowles Teaching here at CrossFit Colchester: On Sunday25th August, the 2013 CrossFit games winner Samantha Briggs came to CrossFit Colchester to present a gymnastics workshop to a lucky group of our members.  Sam was also accompanied by the very talented Hayley Knowles, who together taught our guys many new training methods… Read more »


CROSSFIT COLCHESTER & BULK POWDERS NEW DISCOUNT: Awesome news for all our members as we can now announce we are officially sponsored by Bulk Powders, not only did their supplements come out on top on a recent comparison test for the quality of products used but they also came in at one of the best… Read more »

CrossFit Colchester Box Rocks Champions 2013

On 28th September 2013 CrossFit 1664 held their first ‘Box Rocks’ competition which saw 20 teams (8 people per team, minimum 2 females) going head to head, CrossFit Colchester had two teams taking part and little did we know this would be one to remember….. It was an early start for most athletes including our… Read more »

CrossFit Colchesters “Battle of the Boxes” 2013

BATTLE OF THE BOXES 2013 Where do we start with this roof raising event……. On the 12th May 2013 CrossFit Colchester hosted their first “Battle of the Boxes” CrossFit competition to find out who was officially the “Fittest Box in East Anglia” The competition started in true CrossFit style with none of the teams knowing… Read more »

Coach Darren Hotten vs “GRACE”

On the 5th April 2013 Coach Darren Hotten takes on CrossFit Benchmark “GRACE” For anyone who doesn’t know what this crazy workout is yet or is waiting to give it a try, then now is your chance my friend…… It’s a straight forward 30 reps FOR TIME of a 135lb (61kg) Clean & Jerk, athletes… Read more »