After his first CrossFit class, Darren Travers laid panting on the ground for 15 minutes, recovering from the workout he hadn't been able to finish. And he knew he was hooked.
Many of the trainers at CrossFit Motivate tell similar stories of discovering the uncommonly effective workouts. Spurred by their enthusiasm, groups of 8–10 exercisers follow them through varied workouts of the day, which include activities such as kettlebell swings, deadlifts, and sprints. They've equipped the no-frills studio with free weights, tires, and ropes, with a line of rowers representing the only workout machines in sight.
The trainers open up the sessions to everyone regardless of their fitness levels and customize the workouts to fit each guest. They dedicate themselves to helping students meet their goals not only through group workouts, but also by helping them plan individual workouts, create nutritional plans that supplement their success, and visualize themselves fitting into their very first Santa suit again.