Crossfit in Farragut

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Equipment: LifeFitness, Hammer Strength, Precor, ellipticals, treadmills, bikes, steppers
Students should bring: Water, towel
Average class length: 30–60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1–5 people
Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes
Established: 2014
Registration required: No
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot

Q&A with the Owner

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?
We keep clients motivated through education on routines and nutrition. [B.L.A.D.E. stands for] Balancing Lifestyle Attitude Diet Exercise—to reach maximum results.

When and how did you first develop a passion for fitness?
Since I saw Arnold competing on TV. And I always wanting to be a bigger, faster, stronger athlete.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
B.L.A.D.E. is a place for everyone to come and work toward reaching their goals and to feel like they're part of the family as opposed to just being sold a membership.

753 Hwy 321, Unit 1
Lenoir City,
TN
US

In his anti-gym, affectionately known as “the box,” CrossFit HTK’s head instructor Mark Landis draws out the dedication in his students with his CrossFit functional-training curriculum. Functional movements prepare the body for everyday tasks, unlike traditional routines that really only prepare people for running in place or reading Tolstoy while riding a bike. With two decades worth of physical training under his purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mark and his crew lead brawn building routines for classes of no more than ten students—large enough for peers to inspire each other, but small enough to lavish individual attention. Sessions safely push students to the point of quivering limbs as they hoist barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and endlessly leap onto plyometric boxes.

4918 N Broadway St
Knoxville,
TN
US

Led by co-owners Jeremy and Abby McDonnell, the coaches at Rocky Top CrossFit push exercisers toward their fitness goals by leading them through daily CrossFit's workouts. The regularly changing routines do have one constant: they all incorporate functional exercises such as squats, sprints, pull-ups, thumb wars, and deadlifts, and all moves are scalable to suit everyone from elderly students to experienced cage fighters. Newcomers to CrossFit are eased into program in introductory Fundamentals classes, during which, they'll learn how to perform the lifts correctly and gradually ramp up their intensity until they are ready to jump into regular workouts.

309 North Central Street
Knoxville,
TN
US

At CrossFitRhema, passionate, experienced trainers push their students past their fitness goals with a high-intensity exercise program built around functional movement. Members of all body types and fitness levels tackle an ever-changing regimen known as Workouts of the Day, or WODs, with exercises such as lunges, pull-ups, jump roping, runs, and kettlebell swings.

2900 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville,
TN
US

Sports Barn welcomes students of all skill levels and interests with an array of classes that includes gentle, intensive, and restorative yoga styles. The studio’s robust schedule of sessions helmed by dedicated instructors, focus largely on flow sessions that synchronize gracefully cascading transitions with measured breaths to create an invigorating practice. Power yoga engages limbs with vigorous dynamism as it bolsters strength, stamina, and high-fiving ability. Yin yoga draws thoughts inward with a centering sequence of poses that helps loosen uptight connective tissues with deeply held stretches as students learn to focus on improving their range of motion. Although the studios cushion postures with the necessary yoga mats and props, instructors advise students to purchase their own, as chakras can become territorial over particularly good equipment.

6148 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga,
TN
US

Taking a note out of the playbook from many police academies and military special operations units, CrossFit Pisgah’s seasoned trainers lead small groups through a constantly rotating fitness regimen that fuses cardio work and strength training for a highly intense total body workout. Inside the no-frills gym, participants—with the encouragement of motivational instructors and other students—perform functional exercises based of off movements found in everyday life, from squats reminiscent of picking up heavy laundry baskets to weight lifts evocative of hoisting lazy husbands onto the roof to clean the gutters.

151 W Haywood St.
Asheville,
NC
US