1. Prototype of the Month: Heather Clancy

      Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey I don’t think I really have a start to my fitness journey- moving in some way or another has always been a part of my life. Working out always ebbed and flowed though. I played field hockey, ran track, and lifted weights all through high school, but then worked 3 jobs putting myself through college so exercise took a back burner. On…Read More

  2. A Humbling Comparison

    A Humbling Comparison By: Mike Collette (Head Coach/Owner CrossFit Prototype) Now that the 2016 CrossFit Open is over, those past five weeks have given me the opportunity to reflect on multiple components of my fitness that are strong, but for the most part areas that need improvement. The great thing about the Open is that it reminds me why I CrossFit. CrossFit is constantly challenging regardles…Read More

  3. 5 essentials to Programming

    5 Essentials to Programming for Fitness Instructors: By: Mike Collette Owner/Head Coach of CrossFit Prototype 1. Keep it simple and have a system 2. The perfect program for your client 3. Goal and lifestyle specific 4. ROI (return on investment) 5. Plan vs. Execution Preface: As a fitness instructor, programming or developing your client's fitness plan has many different view points and philosoph…Read More

  4. Fitness over 50

    Fitness over 50: CrossFit for the Master's By: Mike Collette Owner/Head Coach at CrossFit Prototype   With the rise in "high-intensity functional fitness," CrossFit has led the way in the reform of a culture which was accustomed to fitness machines and is now taking on the approach that your body is the machine. In the early stages of CrossFit, the thought of who can do it has begun to sh…Read More