LaunchProduct News
April 17, 2018

SugarWOD and OptimizeMe Nutrition Partner on Our First Nutrition Challenge!

Driving nutrition habit changes for members requires regular and consistent education and community support. Nutrition challenges can be a great method to facilitate those changes and now that we're in…
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Product News
April 10, 2018

Crossfit St. Charles—The Healing Power of Fitness

About twenty years ago, Kim Wilkes found herself lying in bed, nursing her low-back pain while reading fitness articles that offered solutions to recovery. She came across an article that…
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Box Development
April 3, 2018

Four Easy Ways Your Staff Can Lead by Example

Whether your staff likes or believes it, the athletes at your gym look to them for guidance and an example of how they should carry themselves inside and outside the…
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Box Development
March 25, 2018

What Should Athletes Record in the Notes Section?

As coaches we want our athletes to log their scores, but really we want them to do so much more than that! In this blog post, we’ll cover four questions…
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Product NewsThe Open
January 31, 2018

A SugarWOD Feature to Support Your CrossFit Open Efforts!

The buzz has caught on at your gym. Folks are signing up for The Open and you’re doing the work behind the scenes to make it a powerful experience for…
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Box DevelopmentThe Open
January 29, 2018

What to do Between Now and the Start of The Open

So you’re going to run The Open at your affiliate, and you’re getting folks to sign-up, now it’s time for the back office to start planning! In the third installment…
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Box DevelopmentThe Open
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 DevelopmentThe Open
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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