Category: Blog

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 »

Olympic Lifting Workshop

Do you struggle with any of the Olympic Lifts??? Does technique, timing, speed or power feel like the problem???  Or are you simply looking to perfect these key movements in our sport???  If you’ve answered YES to any of the above then this workshop is defiantly for you and will blow your mind!!!  On July 6th 2013 at 2pm… Read more »

28 Day Paleo Challenge

Do you always feel tied?  Do you lack motivation?  Do you struggle with weight loss or muscle gains?   If you’ve answered YES to any of these then following our simple Paleo nutrition plan is guaranteed to get you results and CHANGE YOUR LIFE!!! So what is included and how will this work for YOU: 1: First… Read more »


CONGRATULATIONS STACEY JOSE During February Stacey Jose decided to take on the 30 Day Paleo Challenge. Over the 30 days this challenge focuses on changing your nutrition to eat like a cave man, this is done by not eating ANY man made products what so ever, just simply consuming all fresh: Meat, Fish, Veg, Fruit, Nuts &… Read more »


CrossFit Colchester is pleased to announce the launch of our very own CrossFit competition “Battle of the Boxes” this event is exclusive for East Anglia boxes only and will allow the winner to claim the title “Fittest CrossFit box in East Anglia” This competition is to find out who the fittest individual CrossFit athletes are in… Read more »