Looking to boost your fitness? Wanting to lose weight? Hoping to jump on the CrossFit bandwagon? Excellent. You’ve landed in the right place.
CrossFit has taken the fitness world by storm. It’s a dynamic style of exercise that incorporates both strength training and cardio to help people like you become the fittest, strongest, most confident versions of themselves.
We asked Canberra locals to share their favourite CrossFit gyms – and the results are in. So, if you’re looking to give this extremely popular fitness trend a try, give the gyms mentioned in this article a try.
Let’s jump right into it.
Whether you are new to CrossFit or a seasoned veteran, it can be tricky pinpointing what exactly makes one CrossFit gym so much better than another. When searching for your new favourite gym, keep an eye out for the following traits:
- Encouraging, experienced instructors.If you’d like to work with an instructor to improve your fitness, look for a gym that only hires experienced, encouraging trainers. Yes, they should push you to your limits and help you achieve the results you desire. But they should also respect your boundaries.
- Welcoming, judgment-free atmosphere. If you’re a beginner, joining a CrossFit gym can be daunting. The best gyms welcome people of all ages from all walks of life at all fitness levels.
- High-quality equipment. The CrossFit gym you join should have a diverse, top-quality range of equipment that’s clean and well maintained.
- Well priced. Some of you might want to head to the gym twice a week; others, every single day. The best gyms offer flexible, reasonable pricing options.
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Now, let’s introduce which CrossFit gyms Canberra locals chose as their favourites.
CrossFit 2600 is one of Canberra’s leading CrossFit gyms. All members receive personal coaching, motivation, and nutrition advice so that you have all the tools you need to reach your goals and ambitions.
CrossFit Smash is a friendly, welcoming gym with several locations across Canberra. Committed to creating a sense of community through their training sessions and classes, the enthusiastic instructors help you develop your skill and fitness – all while having an absolute blast. Whether you’re a beginner or have been training for years and years, the team at CrossFit Smash would be happy to have you.
The team behind CrossFit SFS – which stands for ‘Strive for Success’ – believe that everyone is an athlete in their own right. And, by harnessing your full power through varied functional movement, everyone can reach their full fitness and strength potential. Offering a range of classes throughout the day – as well as free childminding for parents – CrossFit SFS makes it easy and convenient to dedicate time to your body, mind, and confidence.
With classes every day, as well as tailored individual and group training, CrossFit Three Flow caters to all fitness levels. With a specialist focus on technique, you’ll learn exactly how to move your body to boost your fitness while minimising the risk of injury. The friendly, passionate coaches are all fully qualified with years of on-the-job experience.
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