A guest article by Lauren Hunter - UK athlete, CF-L2 & L3 PT at District Wandsworth (Banner image credit: Sheldon Herron) As soon as the swabs were out of our nostrils and we were given the Covid all-clear, myself and my teammates were out of frosty London and onto a plane set for sunny Miami. … Continue reading The Wodapalooza Experience
2022 CrossFit Open – 22.1 UK Scores Analysis
Note that this is analysis of the individual leaderboard from games.crossfit.com filtered by country. This means it includes UK ex pats not based in the United Kingdom and does not include non-UK nationals that are members of & training at UK affiliates. Additionally it's great to see CrossFit increasing the number of adaptive divisions and … Continue reading 2022 CrossFit Open – 22.1 UK Scores Analysis
2022 CrossFit Games Season Progression
For those interested on how individuals & teams in Europe can progress beyond the first stage of the Open - to Quarterfinals, SemiFinals & beyond - check out the graphic below... Additionally, for all the official information, be sure to read the 2022 Rulebook.
A New Type of “Hybrid” Athlete
by Donna Reynolds I started my CrossFit journey in September 2017 and have been competing now for approximately 3 and half years. If you’re reading this then it’s highly likely you’re as much of a CrossFit addict as I am and the community aspect is one of the main reasons you’re involved in the sport. … Continue reading A New Type of “Hybrid” Athlete
2022 Season – UK “Ones to Watch”
Last year the Chalking Fitness Update Show brought you highlights from the leader board, spotlighting individuals & affiliates with 2021 performance of note. This year, I thought I’d go out on a limb and give you my “Ones to Watch” ahead of the 2022 Open – but obviously with some stats behind it! I took … Continue reading 2022 Season – UK “Ones to Watch”
Q & A with… Midlands Fitness Games
Jack Simmons is one half of the team that brought the UK Community the Midlands Fitness Games. This competition was new to the calendar in 2021 & Jack shares insights into the challenges of navigating multiple postponements due to COVID and what we can expect this year ... What inspired you to set up the … Continue reading Q & A with… Midlands Fitness Games
2022 CrossFit Games Season Calendar
We have seen CrossFit Games announce both the season structure & the majority of the Semifinal partner events. I summarise alot of this over on the Chalking Fitness Instagram page, however here's a high res version for reference.
Q&A with… Crossfit volentia events
Competition owners/organisers: want to feature across the Chalking Fitness IG feed, Newsletter & Blog? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org We sit down for a rapid fire Q&A with Matty, one of the team at CrossFit Volentia responsible for putting on a growing roster of events. The last two weekends in January saw the finals of their … Continue reading Q&A with… Crossfit volentia events
UK Top-100: How Do you Stack up?
By design & intent, the Open is for everybody. A chance to celebrate fitness with the community far & wide, to challenge yourself and see how you stack up against your past self and to measure progress toward whatever goals you may or may not have set for yourself. Whatever you goal, just remember to … Continue reading UK Top-100: How Do you Stack up?
QampA with… Crossfit volentia events
Competition owners/organisers: want to feature across the Chalking Fitness IG feed, Newsletter & Blog? Reach out to email@example.com We sit down for a rapid fire Q&A with Matty, one of the team at CrossFit Volentia responsible for putting on a growing roster of events. The last two weekends in January saw the finals of their … Continue reading QampA with… Crossfit volentia events