MEMBER OF THE YEAR – CHRIS BOOKER!!!!

Today we crowned our Saxon CrossFit Member of the Year and our Saxon CrossFit Coaches Member of the Year!! Voted for anonymously by the members and coaches of Saxon CrossFit the awards are designed to help us recognise an individual …

STAY ON TRACK THIS FESTIVE SEASON

Last Friday was the first day of December and, let’s face it, the official start of the Christmas / New Year period. And how did we celebrate the start of this? By eating a tiny little chocolate first thing in …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH – AMY GILMOUR

We are particularly stoked to announce our November Member of the Month as Amy ‘mother-fucking’ G! (This has always been how I have referred to Amy but after reading her answers to the below questions it is so much more …

HOW DO YOU SPEND CHRISTMAS EVE?

Fire blazing, shitty movie on, snuggled down on the sofa, tin of Quality Street open and the Baileys on ice? Sounds pretty sweet right. You’ve probably spent the day getting in the last bit of Christmas shopping, seeing family and …

KEEPING WARM THIS WINTER

The most commonly used phrase in England for the next few months will undoubtedly be, ‘Fuck it’s cold’ (or maybe a less offensive version of this phrase). The summer has well and truly disappeared and we seem to have skipped …

BARBELL IS KING

A few posts ago I blogged on why we programmed so much dumbbell work into our sessions at Saxon CrossFit. Today I write about why, although dumbbells are epic, the barbell is still the king of strength training! Now if …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH – BECKY WILLETT

The Saxon coaching team thought it was clear who deserved our Member of the Month award for October – Becky Willett!! Becky joined us in February this year and it’s safe to say, after a little coaxing, she has embraced …

WHY WAIT?

Fifty seven, that’s how many days are left of 2017. How are those New Years resolutions coming along? I’m personally smashing mine: Travel more – I have been nowhere, play a new sport – have I fuck, snatch 120kg – …

WHY ALL THE DUMBBELLS?

We want heavy barbells!! We know this is a familiar chant for the barbell lovers in the CrossFit community. I’ll be the first to admit the barbell is the one of the single greatest tools for developing strength and one …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH – ELEANOR PERLLMAN

The coaching team are stoked to announce our September Member of the Month as Eleanor Perllman! Els joined us in May this year having been following the CrossFit methodology on social media for a few months whilst training in a …