CrossFit 2311 | Waynesville NC


20 Things to Know About Coming to CrossFit 2311

  1. Don’t believe the stereotypes. Not all CrossFit gyms are dark, dingy rooms with super-chiseled athletes grunting and yelling. You’ll likely find people just like you; regular people looking for a fun and challenging way to get into better shape. 2. Confidence is key. The relative intensity of CrossFit can shock you and make you believe that you can’t do it, or that it’s too hard. But everyone starts somewhere and you

What are you doing right!

It happens to the best of us. We set a goal and start working towards that goal; then, we have a bad day, or a bad week. Does that bad day or bad week completely erase our progress? No! However, people are hard on themselves. We let our mistakes define us, and allowing ourselves to do that is a big hit to our own motivation and future progress. For example, our dietitian had a client come in recently for her nutrition follow-up. She was

What type of person joins a CrossFit gym?

What type of person joins a CrossFit gym?  Why do they stay with CrossFit year after year? Are they young, fit, athletic people?  Are they former athletes trying to relive the glory years?   The truth is there is no one type of person that joins a CrossFit gym.   CrossFit gyms are unique fitness facilities that attract people for a variety of reasons.  Sure, everyone wants to be in better shape.  People want to be hea

7 reason why lifting weights after 50 is critical

7 reason why lifting weights after 50 is critical Most people think building muscles is for the beach, but the benefits are far more significant and diverse than looking good in a bathing suit. An increase in muscle cross-section means more force development. At the same time increases in tendon density, cross-section, and stiffness occur. Simply put, you’re stronger and can do more. Muscle tissue is dense in Mitochondria.

Why Coaching Matters

Everyone has tried to do something about their health and fitness. Everyone has at the very least thought about making a change, whether it is activity, nutrition, sleep, or lifestyle. And these changes are attempted with the best of intentions. Continuing in the process of change, however, requires much more than the best of intentions. A process requires a long-term commitment and a willingness to continue regardless of motivation levels.

March 2017 Stories from CF 2311

February was a great month and we are off to a busy March with the start of the 2017 CrossFit Open!  Click here to read about Coach Sam Sinyard (Athlete of the Month), results from our annual Shelter A Vet fundraiser, and other happenings at CF 2311.      

How to Maximize your Fitness without Sacrificing your Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Face it...your gym routine is boring. On a typical day you arrive at the gym and head straight for the locker rooms. You do this even though you’re already in your gym clothes, just to get yourself psyched up for your workout and put your stuff in a locker. Then you immediately regret it when that strange person walking around half naked tries to start up a conversation with you. You head out onto th

Tribal Beats

Lot's of stuff going on at the box.   Shelter A Vet II was a big success!  Check out this video for a little peak of the awesomeness that went down. The 2015 CrossFit Open starts this Thursday with the release of 15.1  Our Intramural Open will start Saturday with our 5 teams competing for bragging rights! This Saturday, 2/28 is also the beginning of our monthly Bring A Buddy WOD.  A friend can come with a member and