Certified in CrossFit, Strongman, and Olympic lifting, experienced owner Andrew Essig leads the team at CrossFit Gambit. Together they teach the CrossFit system to enhance all 10 fitness factors, including endurance, strength, speed, and agility. Through intense exercises that employ functional movements while using a variety of weights and tools, instructors prep their charges for every kind of physical activity—from sports to work-related activities to daily chores, such as hammer throwing an empty gallon of milk into the recycling bin. They keep everyone engaged through positive reinforcement and team spirit, and they change up routines daily to avoid the drag of repetition.
Equipment: Again Faster pull-up rig, Rogue bumper plates,
Students should bring: Water bottle
Average class length: 60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1–5 people
Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes
Registration required: Yes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: No
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Come prepared to work hard and have fun.
The team of certified trainers at CrossFit 314 comes from a wide range of experiences and training, from firefighters to Ironman competitors. These hardened athletes now share their training regimens with willing clients, keeping minds and bodies fully engaged with CrossFit's ever-changing Workouts of the Day. These exercises build strength, flexibility, and overall good health by incorporating everything from weightlifting and gymnastics to varied resistance training.
PHG CrossFit's workouts of the day combine weightlifting, gymnastics, and everyday movements to tone bodies and increase muscle mass. The experienced CrossFit instructors stay close to clients during workouts, ensuring they perform exercises using the proper techniques to prevent injury. Here, clients of all ages, fitness levels, and zodiac signs partake in the workouts, which can be modified to increase or decrease the difficulty level.
At CrossFit MetroEast, certified CrossFit coaches design different workouts each day, which blend exercises from various fitness disciplines such as gymnastics, weightlifting, plyometrics, cardio, and strength training. Athletes may be tasked with lifting weights, running, or rowing, or working out with equipment such as ropes, tires, and kettlebells.
The family gym focuses on building children's strength and discipline, encouraging bone density, growth, balance and coordination through CFC Kids classes for ages 3 to 15. One of the most exhilarating parts of visiting CrossFit Collinsville is the mystery that accompanies each day's workouts. The trainers specializing in creating generalized fitness routines out of exercises adaptable to any skill level or age. Depending on the day, workouts could include flipping tires, performing gymnastics on hanging rings, or running outside. No matter the workouts, the emphasis remains on building strength for any challenge, as well as creating a community of like-minded athletes to offer encouragement for both kids and adults.