Member of the Month- Anthony Light

Member of the Month- Anthony Light

My name is Anthony, Anthony Light and I am born and raised in Christchurch, and North Canterbury. I started Easter this year. That was probably after a good 2-3 years of not doing much in the way of exercising and everything and after having many years of sitting down...
the Journey is the Goal

the Journey is the Goal

Goals create the will to change but focusing on the goal is a mistake. I love travelling in New Zealand, I love going to places I know well and discovering places I’ve never been before. I love knowing that come the weekend we are heading off up the coast but...
Why we’ll never be the home of elite athletes.

Why we’ll never be the home of elite athletes.

I get asked two questions often. The first from people who have never tried CrossFit and the second be a small number who have been around for a while. 1) Don’t you have to be fit to do CrossFit? 2) I’ve been doing CrossFit for a while now and I want to go to the...
Why Bother?

Why Bother?

I get up at 4:30 am each morning, sometimes a little earlier but no later. Most days I’m up this early so that I can get to the gym to coach a class that starts at 5:30, other days I just get up and do some work. Why bother? CrossFit Waimakariri is now in its...

Benefits of morning training

Training in the morning instead of during the day or at night can mean you actually stick to you training better and set up up for a better day all round. When I first started training I would get up at the break of dawn to get to the gym before it opened. I’d get my...
A little bit about who we are.

A little bit about who we are.

Today I thought I’d tell you a little bit about us; Who are we CrossFit Waimakariri was founded in a two car garage after the Christchurch earthquakes, as a place to unwind from the daily stress and to bring others together to help each other through. Today we still...
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