Blog & WOD

We are starting a new trend in 2017- every month we will be rolling out a "member of the month". This is to highlight member's their hard work and dedication!

Here is this years first "member of the month"- Joanne Sanchez!

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What brought you to Crossfit Watsonville?

Former owner, Cliff Hodges convinced my husband and I to try it out. So we did!

How do you spend most of your days?

I'm a mother of three so I pretty much spend my days cooking, cleaning, and driving my kids around.

What is your biggest improvement since you started Crossfit?

Running! I've always hated running and while I'm still not great at it, I don't dread it as much anymore.

If you could program a workout what would be in it?

I rather ...

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We are starting a new trend in 2017- every month we will be rolling out a "member of the month". This is to highlight member's their hard work and dedication!

Here is this years first "member of the month"- Joanne Sanchez!

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What brought you to Crossfit Watsonville?

Former owner, Cliff Hodges convinced my husband and I to try it out. So we did!

How do you spend most of your days?

I'm a mother of three so I pretty much spend my days cooking, cleaning, and driving my kids around.

What is your biggest improvement since you started Crossfit?

Running! I've always hated running and while I'm still not great at it, I don't dread it as much anymore.

If you could program a workout what would be in it?

I rather ...

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The time has come for the highly anticipated Affiliate cup to take place. This Saturday at CrossFit West, 50 some odd teams from 15 affiliates within the Santa Cruz county will get together to throw down and showcase the hard work they have done over this past year.

There will be many spectators and 22 plus vendors making this an all day CrossFit extravaganza that will sure be one for the books.

To encourage you all who are not competing to make it out to this event and cheer on our 4 CrossFit Watsonville teams we are cancelling both Barbell and the CrossFit class for Saturday the 22nd. Again I repeat, the gym will be closed all day Saturday October 22nd.

So put on your CrossFit Watsonville swa...

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Do you have a friend that is slightly intrigue in CrossFit? Great, bring them with you to class on Friday to our Friendly Fridays! This is an open invitation for our members to bring your friends to CrossFit for a friendly WOD. Any class. No charge! We’ll program a CrossFit workout that both you and your friend will enjoy.

Additional reminder:

  • Kipping Clinic is this Friday the 10th at 5pm run by Coach Kami and Coach Lauren (Note: This will take the place of the regular CrossFit class that night, however 6pm will be ran as normal by Coach Lauren). Perfect your kip then get your WOD on! Questions email Coach Lauren at lauren@crossfitwatsonville.com

  • Barbell Class is CANCELLED this Saturday t...

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Two important upcoming items:

1) Kipping Clinic- Friday the 10th at 5pm run by Coach Kami and Coach Lauren

*Note: This will take the place of the regular CrossFit class that night, however 6pm will be ran as normal by Coach Lauren.

Perfect your kip then get your WOD on! Questions email Coach Lauren at lauren@crossfitwatsonville.com

2) Barbell Class is CANCELLED next Saturday the 11th. Our very own leader of barbell, Coach Matt Z., will be graduating from college that day! It will resume back to normal the following weekend.

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(REMINDER: We will still have our Saturday morning class!)

This weekend is our CFW/CFA Summer Kick Off Potluck & BBQ! This is a great way to meet additional members from both CFW and CFA to celebrate the summer.

This will be a potluck so please feel free to bring things to share. There will be two BBQ pits, so you can even bring marinated meats and we’ll grill it. Please sign up on the Food/Drink signup sheet below on what you plan on bringing.
We also need some volunteers, so please sign up if you are available. We have something for the setup and clean up.
Please feel free to bring the whole family, kids, dogs, and friends are all welcomed. The more the merrier. Hope to see everyone ther...

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**LINKS UPDATED**

We are less than 2 weeks away from the CFW/CFA Summer Kick Off Potluck & BBQ! This is a great way to meet additional members from both CFW and CFA to celebrate the summer.

This will be a potluck so please feel free to bring things to share. There will be two BBQ pits, so you can even bring marinated meats and we’ll grill it. Please sign up on the Food/Drink signup sheet below on what you plan on bringing.

We also need some volunteers, so please sign up if you are available. We have something for the setup and clean up.

Please feel free to bring the whole family, kids, dogs, and friends are all welcomed. The more the merrier. Hope to see everyone there.

Details:
- What: Summ...

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We are so proud of everyone's accomplishments this year with achieving some of their New Years goals and the Open. We have witness numerous PRs, friendships, and community support. CrossFit Almaden & CrossFit Watsonville are hosting a Summer Kick-Off Potluck & BBQ to bring everyone together to celebrate all their achievements and to kick off the Summer CFA/CFW style! We have reserved a space for this particular event and hope that everyone can make it. Please save the date! We will provide more details as the date gets closer, but here's what we know so far.

- What: Summer Kick-Off Potluck & BBQ
- When: Saturday May 7th, 2016
- Time: 12:30pm - 5:30pm
- Where: Vasona Lake Park (Los Gatos)
- Attire...

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When you guys step into the gym and complete a WOD never think Ohh I should of done more weight, Ohh I should of ran faster, etc. We’ve all been there; we’ve all done it, however, we need to break that habit.

Instead of thinking back and letting negative thoughts cloud your head, proudly tell your coach your time and think “hey that felt great, next time ill go heavier or faster” or “hey I’ve been having pain but I did not feel a thing, awesome.”

No matter the modification or result of that day’s workout, the point of the matter is you made it into the gym and completed a WOD. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, when making it to the gym can...

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Shoulders are vital body parts that we use A LOT in CrossFit.

"NO WAY I HAD NO IDEA" said in a sarcastic tone by almost every one of you reading this blog.

However, that phrase, that shoulders are a vital body parts used a lot in CrossFit, needs to be hammer into everyones mind so that we know how necessary it is to take the proper care that the shoulders need to stay healthy. That way we can keep using then in our WODs and strength exercises.

The shoulders are made up of many small muscles (relative to the big leg movers) attached to various body tissues. I won't go super nerd on you so ill keep it to that. The shoulders experience fatigue faster and once you they redline it takes a while for ...

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WATSONVILLE, CA 95076

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