San Diego is known to be one of the most physically fit cities in the nation, and after seeing all the gym and health club options available in San Diego, there is no wonder why. While more relaxing yet still effective workouts exist in the forms of yoga and Pilates, sometimes we just want a good, hard sweat. If you are one of those people, check out all of the crossfit gyms available to you. Crossfit is great for those people who wish to take a break from doing circuits by yourself at the gym. These workouts vary functional movements to keep your body active and moving while at the same time, preventing yourself from getting bored. You’ll feel (and look) better if you do.
Discover some San Diego Crossfit clubs to get your workout in:
CrossFit 619 in Mission Valley
CrossFit 619 is 7000 square feet of fully-equipped CrossFit training classes, equipment, and personalized programs in a central location of San Diego. Aside from a specialized individual training program, the facility offers an extensive CrossFit Class Schedule that runs conveniently from 5am to 8pm, Monday through Friday. The experienced trainers and coaches focus on an all-encompassing agenda that values feeling great, being healthy, and providing long-lasting results. The Athletic Style Training promises quick results, increased fitness level, and puts great emphasis on 10 General Physical Skills: endurance, flexibility, speed, coordination, strength, agility, power, stamina, accuracy, and balance. New members are encouraged to try CrossFit 101, an on-ramp program to building a strong foundation where they’ll receive 4 one-on-one Personal Training Sessions, 4 Small Group Training Sessions and 5 weeks of unlimited access to CrossFit 619. Chris Keith, the owner and founder of CrossFit 619, has been a Coach and Personal Fitness Trainer for over 16 years, lending to vast experience in motivating and teaching others. Whether you’re looking to fit into the extensive CrossFit Schedule or the One-on-One Personal Training with the top man himself, there is something for all levels of athleticism to partake in. Visit http://www.crossfit619.com/ for more information.
Crossfit Invictus in Little Italy
Taking its name from the Latin word for “unconquered,” Crossfit Invctus provides a platform to empower individuals to conquer the seemingly impossible by helping their clients overcome perceived obstacles daily. This is done by providing clients with the skills and encouragement to achieve their full potential and exceed their own expectations. CrossFit Invictus is a large 5,000-square-foot fitness coaching facility equipped with both men's and women's locker rooms and a designated kid's area. Depending on your preference, it offers group and individual coaching that utilize the CrossFit methodology. These workouts are comprised of constantly varied functional movements (like pushing, pulling, squatting, lifting and running), executed at high intensity. Instead of finding the expected stationary bikes and weight machines, you’ll simply find pull-up bars, kettlebells, barbells and wide open space for squatting, running, jumping, climbing, lifting and throwing — all of which help to work out your body mimicking movements performed in day-to-day life or sport. Changing your workouts mean you will never get bored. Each day, a workout will be provided for you that is scalable to suit your fitness level. And because the workouts are rarely longer than 40 minutes, they can fit into even the busiest schedules. Visit Crossfitinvictus.com for more information.
The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Point Loma
When larger facilities have left you with a sterile feeling in the past, there is an understanding why one might seek out a family-operated business. That is exactly the kind of business Mike and Raquel Cusi and Ray Regno run with The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It has been family owned and operated since early 2007, when Mike and a group of friends would meet weekly to train Jiu Jitsu in a friend’s garage. They later expanded to a nearby park, and now to their current location in Point Loma. As expected from a family owned business, you too will be treated like family. The Stronghold aims to provide high quality instruction while striving to build a strong community among all of the students. For more information, visit thestrongholdsd.com.
Crossfit East Village in East Village
Sometimes, the best place to workout is downtown, either on your way to work, on your break, or when you get off from work. CrossFit East Village is downtown San Diego’s new total fitness gym. CrossFit started at a maverick gym in Santa Cruz, but then quickly spread to Olympic and professional athletes, police and military special operations units, champion martial artists, and of course, to everyday people looking for a serious workout. Its workouts are functional, varied and intense. They also scale to any ability level so whatever shape you’re starting from, you’ll be able to feel comfortable and not overwhelmed. CFEV is building a community of fitness in East Village. Once you complete the Foundations Class series, a series of classes that teach you the basic techniques and movements, you may qualify for the basic membership, which is $75 a month. Basic membership allows you to attend as many Workout of the Day (WOD) classes throughout the week, in addition to having access to its open gym between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. To supplement what you learn in the gym, check out its CrossFit Journal, which is designed to support the CrossFit community detailing the theory, techniques, and practice gyms and homes. Visit crossfiteastvillage.com for more information.
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