Crossfit Blog Archive

September Member of the MonthKristen Fuller

Kristen is our May 2017 Member of the Month

We are pleased to announce Kristen Fuller as our May 2017 Member of the Month! One of our OG CrossFitters, Kristen has been with CrossFit Athlete’s Arena since 2013. Over the last three years, we have turned Kristen from a barbell-fearing endurance junky into a savage weightlifting fire breather. Kristen is a stellar example of…


It’s Memorial Day and it goes without saying that today CrossFit Athlete’s Arena will be challenging all of its members with the Hero WOD “Murph”. Navy SEAL Lieutenant Michael Murphy lost his life in 2005 while fighting for our freedom and country in Afghanistan in 2005.  While leading a four man reconnaissance team in Kunar province as…


The 9 Fundamental Movements of CrossFit

There are 9 fundamental movements of CrossFit that emphasize skill and technique. These movements are adaptable to an individual’s skill level and capability. 9 Fundamental movements of CrossFit: Air Squat Front Squat Overhead Squat Shoulder Press Push Press Push Jerk Deadlift Sumo Deadlift High Pull Medicine Ball Clean

Chris Locker – March 2017 Member of the Month

We are happy to announce that Chris Locker is our March member of the month. Chris has been training with CrossFit Athlete’s Arena for six months, and he always brings focus and determination to class. Chris has a background in professional golf, but never trained with weights until he starting CrossFit. His professional background is…

Kelsey February 2017

Kelsey is our February 2017 Member of the Month

We are happy to announce Kelsey as our February 2017 Member of the Month. Kelsey always brings a great attitude to her workouts, and her steady improvement is a testament to her consistency. Kelsey proved her grit and worthiness of the title of Member o the Month when she took on 17.1 like a boss…

17.1 IMG_1649

17.1 of #InTheOpen is InTheBooks

The start of the 2017 CrossFit Open is underway. All of our member’s hard work grinding through WODs and programming since last year has prepared them for this year’s Open. For our new CrossFitters, they banged out 17.1 and made our coaches proud. It was tough. Everyone was soaked. #SweatAngels covered the gym floor.  Yes, 17.1 was brutal and it did not disappoint. Workout 17.1 For time: 10…

Brian 425 Deadlift

Staying Fit Matters

Staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle are just a few of the defenses against having a stroke. Just ask Brian Hardy. As our members know, Brian had a stroke in November 2015. His doctors told him and his wife one of the reasons Brian survived the stroke was because of his physical condition at…

It's a Girl

CAA Welcomes Its Newest CrossFitter

  CrossFit Athlete’s Arena welcomes its newest (and youngest) CrossFitter to our community. Congratulations to Rachel and her husband as they welcome a new baby girl into their family. Adelaide arrived on Sunday. She and mom are doing well. We are pumped for the family and can hardly wait to meet her.

Christmas Holiday Schedule

As we celebrate the holiday season, close out 2016, and launch into a New Year we at CrossFit Athlete’s Arena want to say “Thank You” to our staff and our CrossFit member community. We wish you and your family a very happy and safe holiday season and the very best of health and happiness for…

Learn the Fundamentals of Olympic Lifts

Olympic lifts – the Snatch, Clean & Jerk, and Squat. Performing these lifts involves firing every muscle in the body and provides a great workout. By learning the fundamentals of Olympic lifts you will gain strength and power, mobility and a great range of motion and it can help develop strong, healthy bodies more resistant to fracture and injury. Whether…