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How To Approach Training After A Long Break?

So hopefully we can all see the light at the end of the tunnel and we will soon be seeing a return to the box and some form of training in the ‘new normal’. We have all been through a challenging and quite frankly insane time with lots of us having a complete pause to […]

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CrossFit Nottingham Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy CROSSFIT NOTTINGHAM LIMITED EQUALITY PROGRAMME To provide some context these policies and programmes cover not only CrossFit Nottingham Limited but other fitness facilities/services we own and run. Our Equality Statement is included on our website and is sent out to all members Our Management team, attend an Equality & Diversity […]

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CFN Statement

When Crossfit Nottingham was formed 9 years ago it was always with a view of being a welcoming, fully inclusive and supportive environment for our members. In 2020 that is still one of our guiding lights. We strongly disagree with the posts and messages coming out of Crossfit HQ right now. Whilst CFN is a […]

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Should I move to a programme?

If you go into your average CrossFit box nowadays, you’ll inevitably see a number of athletes in open gym following their own programming. That is, programming that isn’t provided as part of the class WODs. I know I’ve certainly noticed it. But what’s the deal? What’s the benefit? Are these people getting access to some […]

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CFN Gymnastics, Chasing Virtuosity

Efficacy and efficiency with moving our own load through space is undeniably a necessity for health, function and CrossFit performance. CrossFit at heart supports this notion, placing gymnastics at higher importance than weightlifting in the hierarchy of athletic development. I look at this from a standpoint of ‘if you can’t move your own load effectively, […]

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Injury as Opportunity

“Success is the ability to move from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm’ Winston Churchill Injury in sport and fitness can be a huge obstacle for an individual to overcome. The physical effects of injury are obvious whilst the psychological effects are longer lasting, more difficult to quantify and harder to tackle. The […]

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Are you fit enough to start CrossFit?

“I’d love to do it, I’m just not fit enough”. The amount of times I have heard this, or a variation of it, when talking to someone who is interested in doing CrossFit but is convinced they are not ready for it. “I’m going to get fit in my <insert gym name here> and then […]

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Competitive Team Training

In CrossFit circles Spring heralds the start of competition season and specifically The Open. CFN has enjoyed significant success on the individual and team competition scene, with two trips to The CrossFit Games™ Regionals and multiple wins and podiums at UK and European competitions. We are renowned not only for our competitive strength but also […]

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So What, I am a Girl.

When I was a kid my sport of choice was Rugby, this didn’t always please my mum who sat through my dance rehearsals every Saturday morning. Sunday mornings were my favorite. We would drive to a field where I would run around for hours on end, throwing, chasing, tackling, getting covered in bruises & dirt. […]

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Chia Seeds – Tiny Little Nutrient Packed Things!

Chia seeds, they’re tiny little nutrient packed things aren’t they? The only time I’d seen and heard the word chia was when it was in front of latte, ‘Chia Latte’. It was a few years ago now, but oh my gosh, it tasted amazing. Nothing to do with the added sugars, froffy milk, and festive […]

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