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Devised by ex-gymnast Greg Glassman, CrossFit workouts look to challenge he entire body and its larger muscle groups, combining moves from gymnastics, HIIT, weights training and Olympic weightlifting (such as the snatch and the clean and jerk)
The key to CrossFit isn’t that it takes you hours to complete your workout, but to put in maximum effort in the shortest time possible to achieve the biggest improvement.
We have a number of different options to get you started here at Beowulf depending on your experience. From a one hour screening to a 4 week foundation course
What is a WOD?
The “WOD” is the “workout of the day.” Each day a new WOD is posted at Crossfit Beowulf, and it’s part of a complete program designed to improve strength and conditioning. The Beowulf Crossfit program is characterized by three days of work before one day of rest, though athletes may alter this pattern. The WOD can be scaled (adjusted) to provide a suitable challenge for athletes at any level.
I haven’t been active for years, is CrossFit for me?
Yes, absolutely! CrossFit is completely scalable so every workout can be made more or less challenging, depending on your fitness level. This allows complete beginners to train with CrossFit veterans and still get an awesome workout.
To see progression, often the WOD (workout of the day) is timed. The only person you’re working against is yourself. This time will become your benchmark and should reduce each time you perform that same WOD.
I’ve never tried CrossFit before so can I join any of the coached sessions?
CrossFit is made up of many different movements that need to be practiced and performed under the watchful eye of a CrossFit coach to ensure you’ve got the correct technique.
All members new to CrossFit need to attend an CrossFit foundation course or screening first. We have different courses depending on the time scale in which you’d like to complete it.
When is the next Foundations course and how do I get sign up?
We have different options available:
If you wish to sign up to the course click the link: JOIN HERE and choose ‘CrossFit DD £80.00 covers the 4-week course and you will also be able to visit the gym outside the 2 evening sessions if you wish.
How many coached sessions can I attend each week?
We’ve created two different membership streams depending on how many sessions you’d like to attend each week:
• CrossFit Plus £70 pm entitles you to attend three coached sessions per week as well as full use of the gym and all standard classes.
• CrossFit Unlimited £80pm allows you to attend as many coached sessions per week as you like as well as full use of the gym and all standard classes. As part of your CrossFit Unlimited membership you can also attend Sparta OCR classes, find out more about Sparta HERE.
How much does each membership cost?
CrossFit Plus is £70 per month.
CrossFit Unlimited is £80 per month.
CrossFit On Ramp course prices vary depending on which route you are taking. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find the one best fitted for you
When do coached sessions run?
CrossFit coached sessions run at different times throughout the day, 7 days a week. More information can be found on our class timetable, there are classes on in the morning, at lunchtime, during the evening and on the weekend too.
We also have coaches available in between classes during Open Gym to assist you with movements or workouts.
Can I drop in from another box? If so, how much?
If you are a visiting CrossFitter and would like to drop in we would love to accommodate you. It is £10 a drop in and you can book by calling the club 01462 682952 or letting us know on email the date and time you would like to attend using our timetable.
The Weekly Schedule Summary is an overview of all our usual group class times. Please note that we occasionally have schedule updates due to holidays or special events.