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Kim Barnes, Member Spotlight: May 2017

Kim is our bad-ass mama to be! She has continued to work out consistently throughout her second pregnancy, and with a smile the entire time. She inspired the BRICK Chicago community when she completed the entire 2017 CrossFit Open RX'd, even hitting a few handstand...

Strict or Kipping? That is the Question…

  Has there ever been a time that you see “pull ups” in a workout and wonder if kipping is the way to go or if muscling though the reps strict would be best? Even though they are both considered "pull ups" they are two very different movements, and have separate...

“GOOD” – It’s All About Your Perspective

Written by: Scott Haake, Membership Coordinator/Community Manager/BX Coach Saying GOOD in the face of a setback. An idea brought to life in a video by our friends Jocko Willink and Echo Charles. The idea is 1. Bad thing happens 2. You say "GOOD" and find a way to get...

The Open is Upon Us!!

The Open is Upon Us!!

For some of you, this phrase probably rings a bell. The annual “test of fitness” put on by CrossFit HQ and curated by Dave Castro. 5 weeks of workouts that challenge your skills, push your limits, and inspire your gains. You’re familiar with the excitement and...