Member of the Month – Kirst Watt

Kirsteen Watt, from Edinburgh, Scotland I needed to do something different, I was originally an RPM’er (spin class) and a cyclist and I’d been doing that for 5 years but I was getting bored and wanted to do something different and more challenging. CFWM: Who or What do you look forward to most when you come to CrossFit Waimakariri? Kirst: …

Ewan Hall

Member of the Month – Ewan Hall

Ewan Hall, originally from Auckland but now living in Rangiora. I have always been quite sporty,outdoor activities, touch, and going to your regular gym to keep fit but that only gets you so far. Having had chronic back pain for years due to wear and tear of being a landscaper and have been to every practitioner under the sun, I …

Member of the Month – Vixta McQueen

Vixta McQueen, from Loburn My Crossfit journey goes like so… There was this hot mum walking across the quad at school and I was like, “Wow, she looks amazing. So toned and fit!” After a lot of chit chats explaining how Crossfit works, the results, and brilliant benefits and of course, if I could look like her,  just a shorter version!! …

Member of the Month – Sam Lucas

Sam Lucas, from Sefton I went to Crossfit because I’ve always tried to keep fit.  The past few years I’ve been doing mostly multisport events. I did the coast to coast a few years ago but had let my fitness go a bit and was starting to get a lot of injuries- my core strength wasn’t very good. I injured my shoulder, and my whole body was …

Member of the Month – Katrina Robertshaw

1) What’s your name and where are you from? Katrina Roberstshaw, from Rangiora. 2) What’s your story with Crossfit? I just love the variety!  I love the small group, the atmosphere  and the friendliness. Ah, I just love everything about it. Everyone supporting everyone no matter what level you’re at. I had a friend doing it and she was raving …

Jane’s Story

Alex had done Crossfit for about 4 years before I did. My first attempt was so I would look crash hot for my 40th birthday, and I did it for about 4 months. I stopped because I was miserable and sore every day, finding it hard to get out of my chair at work! About 2 and a half years …

My Story

At 18, during a routine work medical, I was diagnosed with a high blood pressure. The diagnoses was inexplicable, I was told that it was “probably genetic” and that I would be taking pills for the rest of my life or risk heart attack or death by the time I was 30. I was a scrawny human being who was …

Glen’s Story

Glen  from North Canterbury . I was attracted to CrossFit by curiosity really, I had heard a little about it and when I saw the ad in the local paper I thought I would have a crack. I like the idea of pushing yourself at your own capability  in a team environment. I find that I look forward to not …

Sarah’s Story

Sarah from Rangiora I was attracted to CrossFit training because the classes were not a big and overwhelming size. I really enjoy not knowing what the workout will be, it’s always so varied. Since joining CrossFit Waimakariri I have improved my strength, fitness level and the way I think about food. My start to CrossFit was more of a health challenge for …