CrossFit Bradenton Blog

Theda Johnson: A Physical Transformation of a Different Kind

“CrossFit!? That must be a workout for those ‘hardcore athletes’. Certainly not for someone like me!” Those were my thoughts when I first heard about CrossFit. I never did any sports growing up, I wasn’t the type. In my early 20’s, I was introduced to weight-lifting at a big name gym. I really enjoyed it… Read more »

Alia White: Inspired to Make an Impact

Several friends mentioned to me that they believed I would fall in love with Crossfit. Being the person that I am, it took over a year to convince me to even try my first Crossfit class. Once I stepped foot in the original Crossfit Bradenton gym, that was it! I was hooked. I’ve been active… Read more »

The Importance of Rest and Recovery

Here’s a scenario that I see often – A new member comes into our gym, and falls in love with all things CrossFit. Maybe this is the first time they ever worked out regularly or have ever really enjoyed working out. They are seeing amazing results, making some friends and getting really getting involved in… Read more »

Setting Goals – Why It’s Important

Starting a fitness regimen can be overwhelming and intimidating if you begin without any direction or vision. One way to make the transition from sedentary to active is to set goals to work towards. Not only will you be motivated to get to the gym everyday, but you’ll find yourself envisioning where you can be… Read more »

Rubie Gaudette: From Doubtful to Addicted

I moved to Bradenton a year and three months ago. Before moving here, I had only tried Crossfit for a couple of weeks so I still had no idea what I was doing when I walked through the doors at Crossfit Bradenton.  I had enjoyed the place I originally started at and was nervous not… Read more »

Chris Gilpin: No More Boring Gym Routine

2 years before starting CrossFit; I was a member of a 24-hour gym and had a smart phone and a downloaded fitness app. I’d get up early in the morning to get my work out on before heading into the office. It was a nice gym, but like most regular gyms; everyone keeps to themselves,… Read more »

Workout Then Pigout?

By Guest Contributer, Mallie Shirk, Registered Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist Workout then pigout. It is a mindset and cycle that is easy to fall into and hard to break but if you want to achieve your goals we have to delete the workout then pig-out routine.  We are all guilty of it.  We work our butt off at… Read more »

Jordan Escher: No Longer Just The Fast Kid

Hope, dreams, and ambition… this is what made me into the kind of person I am today. My CrossFit journey began 3 years ago and it has drastically improved my life. First and foremost, let me start off by saying that I have always had a concern for my health and being physically fit. However… Read more »

Steve Selph: Down 120 Pounds!

CrossFit Bradenton has played an important role in helping me change my life. I found CrossFit Bradenton through searching online after consulting with a doctor about my obesity. He recommended gastric bypass surgery, which was a huge wake up call for me, especially at the ripe old age of 22! Initially I signed up for a… Read more »

Hannah Winner: A “Winner” In More Ways Than One

“The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” People used to look at me and see a young very thin girl, who appeared to be healthy and in shape, but this couldn’t have been anymore incorrect. I am 5’8” and before CrossFit I weighed just under 95 pounds. I was not… Read more »