1. ACCESSORY SERIES: THE FRONT SQUAT

    From July until the end of September, CrossFit Prototype will be posting a blog per week as part of our Accessory Series. These blog posts will review 1 of the 13 CFP foundational movements (Air Squat, Back Squat, Front Squat, Deadlift, Kettlebell Swing, Pull-Up, Overhead Press, Push Press, Push Jerk, Clean, Snatch & Rowing) and provide tips on accessory exercises to help improve that area of …Read More

  2. ACCESSORY SERIES: THE BACK SQUAT

    From July until the end of September, CrossFit Prototype will be posting a blog per week as part of our Accessory Series. These blog posts will review 1 of the 13 CFP foundational movements (Air Squat, Back Squat, Front Squat, Deadlift, Kettlebell Swing, Pull-Up, Overhead Press, Push Press, Push Jerk, Clean, Snatch & Rowing) and provide tips on accessory exercises to help improve that area of …Read More

  3. Guest Blog Post: Mindfulness and CrossFit

    Mindfulness at CFP Hey Guys,   Here are a few ways we can bring more presence, “mindfulness” to our daily CFP experiences.  Ultimately through being more connected with ourselves, we invite more success into all areas of our lives. The focus here is on both the physical and the mental aspects, both equally important. Below are a few tips to keep in mind as we move from our warm-ups throu…Read More

  4. Prototype of the Month: Brian Dingman

    Prototype of the Month: Brian Dingman 1.) Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey About 4 years ago I was in the midst of dramatic personal change. I had spent 25 years sitting at my desk working way too many hours, and I decided that needed to change. So I left big law practice and opened my own firm. It has been fabulous! At the same time I was feeling that I needed to be m…Read More

  5. ACCESSORY SERIES: THE AIR SQUAT

      From now until the end of September, CrossFit Prototype will be posting a blog per week as part of our Accessory Series. These blog posts will review 1 of the 13 CFP foundational movements (Air Squat, Back Squat, Front Squat, Deadlift, Kettlebell Swing, Pull-Up, Overhead Press, Push Press, Push Jerk, Clean, Snatch & Rowing) and provide tips on accessory exercises to help improve that area o…Read More

  6. The Quickest Way to Improve Your Weightlifting

    The Quickest Way to Improve Your Weightlifting By Joe Black (USAW-L1SP, CF-L1) Weightlifting is one of the coolest parts of CrossFit. Watching someone effortlessly pick up a loaded barbell and throw it overhead fascinates me. The Olympic lifts (Snatch, Clean, and Jerk) are dynamic and make me feel like an athlete, even at 33 years old! I started CrossFit in 2011 and I wasn’t too far into my new …Read More

  7. Do great people come to CFP or is it the community?

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype) Community is defined as a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals; having a particular characteristic in common. (Merriam-Webster.com). I like to believe that our community at CrossFit Prototype is like none other. Back in 2012 when we were establishing our business and CrossFit as…Read More

  8. 15 Life tips from one of the top Strength Coaches of all time

    By: Michael Collette (Owner/Head Coach of CrossFit Prototype) This past weekend was the annual 3 Day Perform Better Summit in Providence RI.  I have been attending this summit since I was in college and every year I attend I learn, grow, and get fired up from the experts in our industry. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to listen and meet world-renowned strength and conditioning coach, Al Verm…Read More

  9. Summer Travel WODs from CrossFit Prototype!

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype) It’s that time of year and if you are like me you will be doing some traveling! Whether it’s a long weekend trip or you will be away for several weeks at a time, it’s important that you maintain that awesome routine you are in when your away from our fitness gym! Like I discussed in my last blog post (Stopping is easy, starting is no…Read More

  10. Prototype Nutrition Member Spotlight: Kyle Nolan

    My CFP Crossfit and Nutrition Journey: So Coach Jon Collette asked me to share my story so I truly hope you get something out of this, and yes this is very painful for me as I am a very private person so sharing personal issues is not my strong point… . So let’s begin: In September of 2013 at the ripe old age of 42 years I was tipping the scale at 265lbs, and, what I’ve come to realize today…Read More