Box Development
November 5, 2019

Outsmarting the Aging Process – What You Can Do In the Gym

It’s the end of a hard workout at the tail end of a challenging week, and athletes are putting away their barbells. An athlete comes up to you looking somewhat…
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Product News
October 18, 2019

Mayhem Athlete

You have the Fittest Man in History, Rich Froning, working with the Mayhem Athlete team in the Fittest Gym in History, CrossFit Mayhem, serving you to become fitter every time…
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Box Development
September 20, 2019

Are You Headed to Whistler?

Hey CrossFit Affiliates! Are you headed to Whistler for the CrossFit 10 Year Affiliate Gathering on September 20-22? If so, I’d love to say hi! My husband Eric and I…
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How To
August 9, 2019

Switching to SugarWOD at Your Affiliate Gym

At SugarWOD, we are dedicated to giving you back your weekends through a best-in-breed solution, and we want to make the process of switching to SugarWOD as seamless as possible.
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The Games
July 30, 2019

Join SugarWOD at the 2019 CrossFit Games

We are excited to announce that the 2019 CrossFit Games Spectator Workout Area will be powered by SugarWOD and our new friend, Zen Planner!
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Resources
June 3, 2019

The #1 Reason People Join CrossFit Gyms Is…

The #1 Reason People Join CrossFit Gyms Is… …it’s not to do CrossFit. …it’s definitely not to move better. …it’s not to join a new “community”. The #1 reason new…
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Box Development
May 20, 2019

All the Ways to Partition Your Reps in Murph

Every year tens of thousands of athletes around the world gather at CrossFit affiliates, military bases, and local parks to do the workout Murph and honor those who died while…
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Box Development
May 9, 2019

Next Level Scaling: Previous Movement Rep Totals

Providing scaling options is the first step toward making the workout come to life for every member at your gym. While those options provide an initial filter to point athletes…
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Box Development
April 28, 2019

A Love Letter to YNAB

Dear YNAB, We love you. We think you’re the perfect compliment to any CrossFit affiliate or boutique fitness studio. Love, SugarWOD I usually blog about affiliate best practices that are…
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Box Development
April 22, 2019

Next Level Scaling

Anyone who has been around CrossFit for some time knows that individualized scaling of the workout is an inherent part of the athlete’s progress, athletic development, and long term success.…
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Box Development
April 18, 2019

3 Little Things That Protect Your Brand

I’ve traveled to many gyms in my time with CrossFit, over 100 by now. Each gym has its own vibe, style, and protocols and that’s part of what makes it…
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Product News
March 11, 2019

The New SugarWOD – Your Personalized Fitness Communities

The fitness market has evolved and changed for years, and here at SugarWOD, we are making changes to serve the needs of our athletes and coaches better. As athletes have…
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Box Development
February 21, 2019

Coaching the Pregnant Athlete

Let’s face it, there’s a big stigma around training pregnant women. Coaches often feel clueless as to how to train this population. What they miss in those sentiments is that…
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Box Development
February 20, 2019

Coaching the Athlete Who is Injured

Athletes will suffer tweaks and injuries from time to time. Many athletes struggle with the give and take nature of recovering from an injury. The coach’s job is to provide…
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Box Development
February 20, 2019

Coaching the Athlete Who is New to CrossFit

The primary goal with a new athlete is to promote them to make good decisions and reinforce the tenets of the training and coaching style at your affiliate.   Here…
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Box Development
February 18, 2019

Coaching the Athlete Who Often Tries to Go Too Heavy

Next up in our six-part series, we’ll profile the athlete who goes too heavy and cover a dialogue to help coaches navigate this situation. The situation is all too familiar.…
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Box Development
February 13, 2019

Coaching the Athlete Who Always Tries to Go Rx

Next up in our six-part series on how to have difficult and effective conversations with athletes, we’ll discuss how to talk with an athlete who is always trying to go Rx.…
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