Category: Blog

Inspiration from the Athlete Games 2015

The Athlete Games 2015: This year is off to an amazing start with three of our athletes representing Crossfit Colchester at the Athlete Games. Held this year in the Phones 4 You Arena in Manchester, this competition featured some of the most formidable CrossFit talent this side of the Atlantic, including our own Darren Hotten,… Read more »

The Future is Wide Open: Getting involved in the 2015 CrossFit Open

What is the CrossFit Open? The best part of the CrossFit calendar is quickly approaching.  The time when your hard work can be put to the test.  It’s the Open and a real opportunity to experience the spirit of the CrossFit community.  In early 2015, Open qualifiers will be released and everybody from the best… Read more »

Goal Setter or Goal Smasher?

December is here and you are about to be bombarded with a ton of hints and tips for keeping New Year’s fitness resolutions.  Your success depends on solid goal setting skills.  It’s not a natural ability and that means that we have to work at it.  But it also means that if you aren’t feeling… Read more »

Battle of the Boxes: THE team event of 2015!

Registration is now open for Battle of the Boxes 2015 and the battle is on for the title of ‘Europe’s Fittest CrossFit Box’.  Boxes all over the continent are gearing up for the January qualifiers and preparing to fight for a place at the finals in May 2015. Battle of the Boxes has grown from… Read more »

The CrossFit Games 2014

Highlights from the 2014 CrossFit Games: As the popularity of CrossFit continues to grow, competition for a place at the CrossFit Games becomes stiffer.  Tough news for all of us as we look forward to the Open kicking off again in a few months.  But the amazing standard of athlete made for exciting watching at… Read more »

Battle of the Beasts Athlete T-Shirts

Battle of the Beasts Personalized Athlete T-shirt More than Just a Free T-shirt for qualifying athletes, by: Jessica Johns-Green When CrossFit Colchester was a newly opened box, new members got blue t-shirts.  But red t-shirts were given out to members who competed in an event.  Everyone loves a free t-shirt.  But even better are the… Read more »

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 »