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Foundations: The First Step on Your CrossFit Journey

 

Foundations is an introductory course for new members that teaches the simplest movements they need to know to begin training in group classes at Chikara.

They learn how to squat, lift from the floor and press overhead with a barbell.

Simple Gymnastics movements like push ups, pull ups, dips and box jumps are introduced, as well as running and skipping technique. Equipment commonly used in training, particularly the rower and air bike are also introduced.

Over six individual sessions with one of our knowledgable coaches, each beginner will learn and practice correct…

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Answers to your Open Questions

 

We have gotten a lot of questions about the Open.  Here are the answers. 

1.) The Open is for everyone!

2.) There are 5 workouts spanning 5 weeks

3.) Workouts are released on Friday mornings in Japan and the deadline for score submission is the following Tuesday morning

4.) Scaled and Rx versions of each workout are available

5.) Choosing to do scaled on one work out does not mean you have to do scaled on all workouts (and vice versa)

6.) If you do not hope to log every score, you do not have to complete every workout (or complete every workout as…

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The 2020 CrossFit Open at Chikara

 

It's almost here! The CrossFit Games Open starts 11 October!

This is an exciting time of year where we can celebrate our fitness and hard work we have put into training. 

If you haven't yet registered make sure to do so by going to https://open.crossfit.com/

Be sure to select Chikara CrossFit as your affiliate!

Saturday Events

This year we will be running events similar to the past years. We will have competition-style events on Saturdays in place of the…

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Categories: CrossFit Open

The 2019 Open at Chikara

 

It's almost here! The CrossFit Games Open starts on 22 February!

This is an exciting time of year where we can celebrate our fitness and hard work we have put into training. 

If you haven't yet registered make sure to do so by going to https://games.crossfit.com/

Be sure to select Chikara CrossFit as your affiliate!

Saturday Events

This year we will be running events similar to the past years. We will have competition style events on Saturdays in place…

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Categories: CrossFit Open

Level Method

 

What is the Level Method?

The Level Method provides clear, tangible metrics to track the development of your fitness. It does this by using a collection of 15 assessments that cover a broad range of physical skills. These assessments are broken down into a series of 23 levels laid out across the MAP (Method for Athletic Progression).

The Level Method MAP provides a visualization on how you rank on each individual assessment, as well as your overall level (color) based on the aggregate of all 15 assessments. This is similar to the belt system from martial arts.

The MAP…

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January Updates

 

Hello Chikara, we hope you had a great holiday season and are settling back into your weekly routines.

For those that have been back to the gym already, welcome back! For those that still haven't made it in for the first class this year, we hope to see you soon!

There are a couple of things to look forward to over the next couple of months that we wanted to share with you.

Whole Life Challenge

Need some help getting those New Year resolutions to stick? Join the Chikara Team for the Whole Life Challenge.…

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Upcoming Holiday Schedules

 

I hope you are having a strong finish to the year and looking forward to 2019. Here are a few updates on the holiday schedule over the next two weeks.

Holiday Open Gym

Monday, 24 December is a Japanese Holiday and we will have a Holiday Open Gym from 9am - 3pm.…

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The 2018 Open at Chikara

 

It's almost here! The CrossFit Games Open starts 23 February!

This is an exciting time of year where we can celebrate our fitness and hard work we have put into training. 

If you haven't yet registered make sure to do so by going to https://games.crossfit.com/

Be sure to select Chikara CrossFit as your affiliate AND JOIN the Chikara CrossFit Team

Saturday Events

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Categories: CrossFit Open

Weekly Training Vlog #2

 

Here are some of the highlights from the CrossFit Group Class training over the past couple of weeks.  

Video of Chikara CrossFit Class Vlog 2
Categories: Video, Vlog

One Week in One Minute

 

Inspired by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Falon, we will now be putting together some mini videos highlighting the things going on in our CrossFit Group Classes.  

Are you about to get your first pull-up? PR your squat? Have something funny or interesting to say?  Be sure to grab a coach to get it on camera to be included in the weekly video. 

To catch all the action subscribe to our YouTube channel, follow us on Instagram…

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