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Where is health on your list of priorities?

Tony loves happy hour with his co-workers and Stacy is shuttling her kids around every night. We opened this gym in 2014 to help people.  The help we provide ranges from physical to mental to emotional.  We make it a point to get to know every member personally: where...

The most common goal in all of fitness

Call me a liar if you have never had a fitness goal to “tone up” or “lean out”.  Go ahead, tell me you haven’t.  99 out of 100 of you have labeled this your goal at some point. We do No Sweat Intros for every new person that comes to Wreck Room and have been doing so...

What is a No Sweat Intro

Could you imagine your first experience with CrossFit is in the middle of July with no air conditioning and you didn’t sweat at all?  Seems unlikely but pretty much impossible.  It happens all the time though because when you decide CrossFit is the route for you it...

Top 8 things to consider before joining a CrossFit gym

Top 8 things to consider before joining a CrossFit gym. You’ve been trying to get back in the fitness game for quite some time and doing it on your own isn’t working.  You’ve told yourself “I just need access to the equipment and I’ll go and get the work done” but it...

Consistency in coaching is #1

Imagine a softball umpire who changes the strike zone every inning or a restaurant you like has great service or bad service depending on the day you go.  The point is none of us like being surprised.  All we want is consistency and know what to expect with everything...

Athlete To Coach Ratio

What is the athlete to coach ratio during any given class? Athlete to coach ratio is important especially in the CrossFit world.  Where CrossFit has been very successful is how they found a middle ground between working out by yourself for $30 bucks a month and doing...

Friday is the most important day of the week

Joe got a promotion, Tom finished his first mile run, and Kristy dumped that douchebag she was dating. Every Friday at Wreck Room we all share and celebrate everyone’s successes from the week by posting them in our private Facebook group. This is what we call Bright...

The best piece of equipment in the gym is not what you think it is

Sally love barbells and Tony loves kettlebells.  Both are great but are they the best? When we opened back in April of 2014 we started with a few thousand dollars’ worth of equipment but it was great.  We were open and having a blast.  We had all the simple stuff;...

What is culture?

Can a workout be so fun and exhausting really be the best hour of your day? When we opened this gym in 2014 we knew one thing had to be developed to its fullest and protected at all times.  Our Culture. Culture is defined as the set of values, conventions, or social...

The CrossFit Cruise Ship: Take An Excursion!

If you have ever been on a cruise ship you know at some point you need to change it up a little and add some spice to your trip.  Every couple of days the ship docks so you can jump on land and go on an excursion to spice it up.  After your excursion, getting back on...

Goal Setting Is A Necessity

Goal setting is one of the most important parts of any fitness program and needs to happen every two to three months.  We make it mandatory.  More important than setting your goals is having someone to hold you accountable.  This is where our Coaches come in to play...

What’s Your Motivation

05.01.17 What’s in it for me? Why eat nutritious foods, and live a healthy lifestyle? Have you ever taken a minute to reflect on your motivation for living a healthy lifestyle? As I see it, most everyone fits into one (or more) of these three categories: 1. Reach...