Monthly Archives: September 2014

Spring Challenge Schedule

[caption id="attachment_4709" align="alignnone" width="960"] Holiday Kids classes have been running this week. Tue and Thu afternoons if you're interested![/caption] Ok!  Here's how the rest of your year is looking, we've got all your social activities planned out until just before work Xmas parties start...... Last chance to enter is Friday 5pm, so we're going to…
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Our gym, competitive???

....I've heard some gym owners, and also some of their members say that about our gym many times..... It's funny, but I think we are actually the exact opposite. Sure, thanks to our early involvement in CrossFit from 2008, we have sent (by my rough tally), 3 individuals and 1 team to The CrossFit Games, plus…
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Got ANTs in your… head?

[caption id="attachment_8320" align="alignnone" width="600"] A guest blog today from CFNZ Coaching intern, Nick Jones.[/caption]  I recently completed a NZ Army experiential leadership course in our beautiful and rugged Southern Alps. The theme of the course was “Resilience”.  Resilience is a realistic concept because it acknowledges that life is not always rainbows and unicorns.  In a…
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Burpee Positivity

Have you heard of aversion therapy? According to Wiki, it is a form of psychological treatment in which the patient is exposed to a stimulus while simultaneously being subjected to some form of discomfort. This conditioning is intended to cause the patient to associate thestimulus with unpleasant sensations in order to stop the specific behavior. A popular form of this is wearing…
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RCF09 Member Spotlight – Ben Maroulis

[caption id="attachment_4670" align="alignnone" width="576"] Ben (on the left), kicking butt at the last HPU Playoffs with Team 09[/caption] How long have you been a member at Reebok CrossFit 09? -Joined up at start of the year February March. How did you end up walking through our doors for the first time? Was there a pivotal event that…
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