WODder of the week: Clarence!

[by Fem] Congratulations to Clarence, this week’s WODder of the week! You may know Clarence from tearing it up at the 7:30am class. Clarence has been with us since August of 2013. He’d heard about CrossFit through some friends, and liked the idea of the sheer variability of movements used in workouts. He chose CrossFit [...]

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Happy Birthday, Ron!

To our favorite principal…  probably the only one I’ve ever liked…  we wish a HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY to Ron Nigro!  Ron has been training with us for almost three years now.  He came to us talking about how he needed to get stronger to overcome the three hip replacements he’s had.  Well he’s gotten a [...]

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Wodder of the Week: Mike V.

[by Fem]   Congratulations to Mike V, who has been killing it lately in the gym! Mike has been with us since April 2012. Interestingly enough, Mike found CrossFit through Paleo (not the other way around). He was weightlifting on and off for many years, but he didn’t feel like his increased muscle mass translated [...]

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Daryl Pierson Memorial/Fundraiser WOD

[by Fem] On Saturday, October 4th, CrossFit Rochester will be one of 9 Rochester-area gyms hosting a memorial workout for fallen Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson.  Money raised will go to his family. Click here to go to the event page.  Select your donation: $10 or $35 (with a T-shirt).  You do NOT need to be [...]

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A new rower – sweet!

So this past Saturday John H from the DFC hosted the (I believe “inaugural”) East End Fitness Festival.  After a lot of poking and prodding from Julie I agreed that we could bring a tent down and participate in some of the challenges. For starters, hats off to Janet and Clarence for doing the obstacle [...]

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Farewell, Monster

Sadly today was Monster Matt’s last class.  He is moving to South Carolina.  We wish him and Ashley well and look forward to them visiting during the holidays.  

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New Members: Sara,Tiffany, Sue, Jess, and Taylor

[by Fem] Congratulations to our most recent fundamentals grads: Sara, Tiffany, Sue, Jess, and Taylor. If you see them in class be sure to say hello!

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WODder of the week: Sarah P.

[by Fem]   Congratulations to Sperk (Sarah P.) for kicking ass lately and being nominated as WODder of the week. Sarah has been at CrossFit Rochester for almost 11 months. She started coming with Katie and Tyler to try to get back in shape after the unexpected death of her dad. CrossFit proved to be [...]

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WODder of the Week: Kerri

[by Fem] Congratulations to Kerri, our WODder of the week! Kerri started in February to lose weight, and since then she’s realized how much fun it is to be strong. Kerri says, “Within the first month I realized that getting skinny and getting fit were two different things. My goals have changed so much. I [...]

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WODder of the Week.. Nonni

[by Fem] This week’s WODder of the week is Nonni!  She started at CrossFit Rochester about 2 and a half years ago, with her friend Barb (of the 9am class). Nonni is an experienced yoga instructor, who brings a mindfulness to her CrossFit experience.  She says, “There are many similarities in the two ‘practices.’ Most [...]

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