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2017 Training Plan

With only one more week of the CrossFit Open left - we thought it would be a good time to share with you our plan for 2017, and how we're going to get you ALL ready for the 2018 Open! There will be 3 phases throughout this year: Phase One (April - October) It's time...

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What is Fitness?

Ask someone who they think is the fittest person on earth and you'll get varying answers from triathletes, through to strongmen. At least that's what used to be the case - now thanks to CrossFit everyone just answers Rich Froning. While we've progressed in our...

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The CrossFit U 2017 Open

Hey CrossFit U, Only one more week till the CrossFit 2017 Open - if you're not sure what the CrossFit Open is, make sure you check out the video above! CrossFit U 2017 Open Overview From February 24th - March 28th CrossFit U will be participating in the global...

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Improve Your Weightlifting with Coach Vuong

Weightlifting is a sport in which the maximum single lift is established over three attempts.  This is achieved using two lifts- the Snatch, and the Clean and Jerk. Over a 6 Week Period you will work with Coach Vuong in a small group setting on developing and...

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Challenge One – Get 8 Hours of Sleep! #PreTox

Studies have shown that there is a correlation between the daily quality and quantity of sleep and eating patterns, food metabolism and obesity. Sleep has EVERYTHING to do with your nutrition. If you're looking for improved strength, improved body composition, and...

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28 Day #Pretox Partner Challenge

"It's not what you eat between Christmas and New Years, it's what you eat between New Years and Christmas" With silly season just around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to run a 28 Day Partner Challenge to help you get ready for the madness.  We believe...

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Know Your Minimums

This week I want to challenge you all to think about your minimums! Most of us know our maximums - the max numbers of weight we can lift, the max distance we can run etc - but have you ever stopped to think about your minimums? I've been thinking a lot about minimums...

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#Shredtember 2016

THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF #SHREDTEMBER For the time has cometh of the season after a long winter, and before a naked summer when one must look at thy reflection. During the cold nights of winter you have been wrapped in a duvet, gorging on episodes of Netflix - failing...

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The Perfect Time

Isn't this video awesome - everything is perfectly aligned, timed, and sequenced. All the parts come together to create a masterpiece. Many of us wait for this 'perfect time' to start our health, nutrition, and fitness - Unfortunately reality isn't like this and the...

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CrossFit – A Mothers Point of View

I’ve been lucky enough to have parents who were and still are very active and who incorporated fitness, sports and outdoor activities into our family lives growing up. I’m sure I would have found my own way to loving exercise however their strong example and...

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DadStrong or DadBod?

Are you sick of Mothers getting all the post pregnancy attention? We are looking for 12 Men who are looking to reclaim their health and fitness and kick start their journey back to their pre-dad self! Starting in July we are running a special 28 DAY CHALLENGE for the...

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2016 Brunning Calendar

Welcome to the CFU Brunning Club! The CFU BRunning Club is about combining brunching, running and the CFU Community. We all know that long cardio sessions aren't  the only way of getting fit - fitness is much bigger than that! However the truth is, many of you have...

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Winning – One Step at a Time

When implementing better habits, foods, and recipes, it all depends on where you currently are with your focus, discipline, goals, and motivation. If you already have a grasp over food or have been consistently training for a while, then you can change everything up...

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Challenge VI – Drink Water

Last challenge of our 6 Week Nutrition Challenge - this week we're looking at water intake. The goal for this week is to: Hydrate your body! Water is essential to the body -  All of our cells are made up some % of water – Bone contains 22%, Fat Cells 25%, Muscle Cells...

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How to conquer your Food Cravings!

It's sleep week and this little post is all about lack of sleep, and cravings! Do you find it hard to resist your cravings? Many of us think it's our lack of will power, or our insatiable sweet tooth - but science begs to differ. During the night your body produces a...

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3 Tips to help you level up your Fitness

I am a nerd - I can lose hours playing a game. This past weekend, I was stuck in bed with man flu playing my new vice - Dark Souls 3. In order to rationalise the hours (and there were a lot of them) - I thought I'd write a little post on the things I learnt. Let me...

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