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  • Fueling On-The-Go

     Do you find yourself skipping meals before and after workouts because you’re pressed for time? With little planning, you can be prepared! Stock your gym bag or car with these on-the-go fueling essentials. When you have less than an hour before your workout, try eating a snack made up of quick-digesting carbs like fresh fruit, applesauce or fruit puree pouches, fruit smoothies, pretzels, or low-carbohydrate sports drinks. For sustained energy throughout the day, snacks ...  Read More...

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    Hydration is key to maximizing athletic performance.

    Hydration, hydrate, hydrate! Hydration is key to maximizing athletic performance. It improves your ability to recover faster after training and minimizes muscle cramps and injury. Optimal hydration requires a balance of fluids and electrolytes. Hydration provides many benefits: 1) moistens tissues in the eyes, nose, and mouth2) provides lubrication to the joints3) assists in regulating the body’s temperature via sweat4) transports nutrients, oxygen and wastes in the blood and acro...  Read More...

  • The Whole Life Challenge with a TWIST!

    NEW YEAR. NEW CHALLENGE. WHOLE LIFE Challenge WITH A TWIST! New Year.   Read More...

  • 2016 CrossFit Open Final Standings!!

      Hi All Here are the final standings for our gym! We did great!  As a young gym, we really held our own against the experienced CrossFit gyms.   Read More...

  • 16.3 Recap

    3 down, 2 to go! I am so proud of our HCF athletes! We kicked butt on 16.3!   Read More...

  • 16.2 Re-cap!

    I know we are on 16.3 but I have to take a quick look back at 16.2!! So many of our athletes kicked butt on 16.2. For starters, Jeannie did the workout TWICE!   Read More...

  • KIDS and TEENS!

    We are so excited to announce the addition of our Kids/Teens class. We are offering Strength and Conditioning classes for Middle (6th-8th) and High School (9-12) students.  These classes will focus on developing speed, endurance, balance and strength.   Read More...

  • and the Winners is....

     YOU!  I know, I know not everyone can be a winner. Not everyone needs a trophy.  But you guys really are ALL winners!   Read More...

  • Final Day!

      Hi All! Well, today is the final day of our 45 Day Nutrition Challenge.  I could not be more proud!   Read More...

  • Lose 5 lbs. in 1 day! Too good to be true?!

      Lose 5 lbs. in 1 day! Too good to be true?!   Read More...

  • 1 Week down!

    Congratulations Challengers! 1 Week down!! I have to say this first week was a real eye-opener for me.  On most days, I love eating my veggies and all sorts of crazy foods...   Read More...

  • Nutrition Challenge is almost here!

    The HCF Nutrition Challenge 45. This is not a quick fix or restrictive weight loss plan. And it definitely NOT Paleo!   Read More...

  • Nutrition Challenge is almost here!

    The HCF Nutrition Challenge 45. This is not a quick fix or restrictive weight loss plan. And it definitely NOT Paleo!   Read More...

  • Come and get your JUMP ROPE!!

    Hi Athletes! Many of you have asked where to purchase a jump rope. We highly recommend purchasing your own rope.   Read More...

  • HCF Rocks!

    Hi All I just want to take a minute and congratulate all our HCF athletes who took on challenges this weekends and ABSOLUTELY crushed them!  We had several HCF athletes compete in the Dave Parcells Triathlon including Rebecca Banerji, Chris Walsh, Tim Henry and Coach Matt Menard’s wife Michelle. I would also like to recognize HCF athlete Missy Vest’s daughter Grace Vest. Grace completed the WHOLE triathlon at the age of 13!   Read More...

  • Why Your Daughter Should Do CrossFit by Coach Kaylyn

    Why Your Daughter Should Do CrossFit 1. 52,076 Role Models 52,076. That is the number of individual women who signed up to compete in the open.   Read More...

  • What Should CrossFitters Call Me: First Steps

      Above picture is Coach Jess Dean during her first weeks as a new CrossFitter.  We all start somewhere.  Bench dips and 25# on the bar:)  So you signed up for your first CrossFit class?   Read More...

  • The ins and outs of double-unders by Coach Kaylyn

    Coach Kaylyn breaks down the infamous double under on your blog: What Should Crossfitters Call Me.  Read it all before tomorrow;) What Should Crossfitters Call Me breaks down the ins and outs of double-unders.  1. The Rope When measuring your rope, stand on it with both feet and measure up to underneath your arms.   Read More...

  • Almost there! Just days away...

     Sign is up. Equipment is in. Just need our athletes!   Read More...

  • 1 day closer!

    Hi All! We are 1 day closer to opening our doors!  Last week, we were given the unfortunate news that our opening date was being pushed back.  Of course, we are disappointed but are confident that the wait will be worth it! Our space is going to look amazing!  We can not wait for you all to see it!   Read More...

  • Coming this Summer! Hammonasset CrossFit!

      It's almost time to open the doors to our new training facility...Hammonasset CrossFit! We are located in the heart of Madison at 111 Bradley Road, adjacent to the old train station commuter lot. It is an understatement to say we are excited to meet everyone.   Read More...

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