Box Development
January 10, 2018

7 Things You Can Do to Get People to Sign-up for The Open

So you’re going to run The Open at your gym. The first thing you need - sign-ups! In this post, we'll describe an approach to encourage athlete sign-ups as well…
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Box Development
January 2, 2018

Why and How to Run the CrossFit Open at Your Gym

As many of you are coming off a bit of holiday downtime, I want to take this time to remind you...The Open is coming (cue Game of Thrones music). That’s…
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Product News
December 1, 2017

The New SugarWOD Coach’s Website!

Over the past couple of years, we've been collecting feedback from our customers on ways to make the SugarWOD Coach's Website more useful. We've taken that feedback and created a…
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Box Development
November 28, 2017

Skill Work in the Structure of Group Class

In 2012 I was hired to coach a swim team of 300 kids. Over the course of 3.5 hours, we’d run kids 5-18 through 6 different practices. While structuring the…
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Product News
November 15, 2017

The Programming Marketplace is Live!

Recently we announced that we were working to make professional programming available in SugarWOD and we’re thrilled to announce that it’s here—the Programming Marketplace is live and available for SugarWOD…
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Box Development
November 1, 2017

What to Do (and Not Do) During the Workout

Over the past few posts on An Effective Class Structure, we’ve dropped information on how to create an awesome affiliate experience through the hour group class. We’ve covered the whiteboard,…
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Product News
October 19, 2017

Automatically Publish Expert Programming to SugarWOD

At SugarWOD, we’re intrigued by the process and attention to detail that goes into effective workout programming. We’ve been talking to our customers and reaching out to expert programmers in…
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Profiles
September 28, 2017

CrossFit Lodo—A Zen Approach to CrossFit

Ryan Anderson was drawn to CrossFit, as he concluded his golf career. As a professional athlete who spent his life focused on himself and his own improvement, he sought out a new…
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Box Development
September 22, 2017

Consistent Women’s Weights

Imagine it’s a warm Sunday afternoon, and I came over to your house to watch a baseball game. Midway into the first inning, the Rockies make two outs, and I…
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Box Development
September 6, 2017

The Specific Warm-up: Adding Quality Reps to the Lifetime Rep Bank

A few weeks ago we launched a blog series on the Importance of a Consistent Class Framework. Over the past few weeks, we’ve dropped posts on each component of a…
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Product News
August 21, 2017

We’ve Published an Open API for SugarWOD Integrations!

Since we launched SugarWOD in 2013, we've been on a mission to create a connected community of CrossFit affiliates, coaches, and athletes. In our opinion, a robust community like we…
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Box Development
August 17, 2017

The General Warm-up: More Than a Placeholder

In our third installment of the class framework series, we dissect the general warm-up component of a group class. Here are the links to the previous two posts on The…
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How To
August 15, 2017

Publish Your Workouts Through SugarWOD to Facebook

Earlier this year, we published a feature that enables gyms to publish their workouts anywhere. Through an RSS or HTML feed, gyms can publish their workouts automatically, through SugarWOD, to…
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Profiles
August 3, 2017

CrossFit Mesquite—Making Lives Better Through Movement

Amy Hadsell, her husband Asa, and her sister started CrossFit together and fell in love with the sport. All of them had full-time jobs, but as they became further invested,…
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Box Development
July 24, 2017

The Whiteboard – The Bookends of a Great Class

Last week I posted about the importance of a consistent class framework. In the next few blog articles, I’m going to detail the what, why and how of each component…
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Box Development
July 18, 2017

The Importance of a Consistent Class Framework

We can probably all agree that having an effective class format is an essential part of a successful CrossFit gym and business. It’s also one of the most easily recognizable…
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LaunchProduct News
June 27, 2017

SugarWOD Worldwide!

We are passionate about the CrossFit community. Since the beginning, we’ve been dedicated to creating and supporting community. The purpose of SugarWOD is to connect athletes and reinforce their membership…
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LaunchProduct News
June 27, 2017

The New, More Social SugarWOD Has Arrived!

One of the things we are most proud of is SugarWOD’s ability to connect athletes more closely to their box through the Whiteboard. We’ve heard from many of our customers…
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