HOW DO WE PROGRAM?

I mentioned in a recent email to our community that we would be sharing some information on how we look at programming at Saxon CrossFit and how the workouts we all do end up on our whiteboard. Today’s blog post …

GOAL SETTING

What’s the reason you train? Why do you turn up at the gym every week and push yourself beyond your normal comfort levels? Whatever the reason it’s hopefully a long-term thing. Then think about your goals. What do you hope …

CROSSFIT LIFESTYLES

CrossFit often gets billed as a lifestyle, something more than just a gym or an exercise regime and I completely agree. CrossFit, particularly Saxon CrossFit, is far more than just working out. It is something that, if you embrace it, …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH: ABI BRETT-WILLIAMS

So the first month of 2020 is down which means it’s time for us to announce our first member of the month for the year. Since I was off ill for the vast majority of January I relied solely on …

TRACKING MY GOAL: CONTINUED

Back in July we posted an article by Saxon member Sheila detailing her journey towards achieving toes to bar. This week she’s written a little update for us – whilst her progress and her work on toes to bar is …

DON’T CHANGE YOUR GAME JUST YET

Before it hit Netflix, I actually went to the cinema to watch the pro plant-based diet documentary ‘The Game Changers’. Whilst a plant-based diet just isn’t my thing, I genuinely thought it was an interesting film that made some good …

THE CHERRY PICK

As a coach, an athlete and just as a person the most frustrating thing I see people do with their fitness is the cherry pick. A cherry pick occurs when a person decides which workouts or classes to attend based …

MEMBER AWARDS

So on Saturday we had our annual Christmas party, it was a great night. We love seeing so many of you come together and celebrate being part of Saxon with us. As I mentioned in my speech on the night …

A CALORIE IS JUST A CALORIE RIGHT?

So nutrition is a minefield right? You can find a study, an article, a blog post, a YouTube video or social media guru who will convince you that any diet is the right one. The truth is nutrition is an …

SAXON MILLION

So hopefully you’ve seen our social media, heard us chatting about or are just generally aware of our upcoming challenge, the Saxon Million. Our intention is to complete 1 million burpees in a 30 day period, between Monday 25th November …