1. Prototype of the Month: Steve Millman

    Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey Joining CFP in the spring of 2017 was a huge turning point on the direction of my fitness.  It had been a few years since I was able to get to the gym regularly due to my busy schedule and lack of motivation.  Even though there's a gym at my office, there was always a meeting or some other excuse to keep my out of a rhythm.  I was slo…Read More

  2. Prototype of the Month: Liz Nasser

      Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey I was always pretty active growing up and loved playing sports.  I was primarily a soccer player and played through college but loved everything- track, volleyball, tennis.  I discovered after graduating that I’m not especially good at self-motivating.  I need a specific goal- be it a race or a challenge.  For a while I didn’t…Read More

  3. Achieving Virtuosity with CFP VP

    The Virtuosity Program at CFP is back in full swing and it's time to start getting involved! 2017 is here and it's going by fast, so let us help you with your goals and create a lifetime habit with exercise! As many of you will notice, we are eliminating both our leaderboards at CFP. We have had a leaderboard at CFP since we opened. Every CrossFit box had one, so why not us?! The leaderboard is gr…Read More

  4. New Year, new you? No, new priorities.

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype) There are only 24 hours or 1,440 minutes in a day. That means there are only 168 hours or 10,080 minutes in a week. As we break down the numbers on a daily and weekly basis, those hours and minutes start to accumulate. All the roles and responsibilities that we have to ourselves and to others start to take small chunks away from the time t…Read More

  5. What happens when you start at Prototype?

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach and Owner of CrossFit Prototype) There are several things you will notice when you start your fitness journey at Prototype. Whether you are joining our CrossFit program, getting individual coaching from our personal trainers, or meeting with one of our nutrition counseling coaches, our goal is to make sure you have the greatest experience possible. It has always been …Read More

  6. What is Brain-Based Learning?

    Brain-Based Learning:  What is it? By: Danielle Ward (Director of Ignite! Prototype Academy and Occupational Therapist) First, let’s define some key terms and phrases: Brain-based learning refers to teaching methods, lesson designs, and academic programs that are based on the latest scientific research about how the brain learns. Cognitive development includes how students learn differently as …Read More

  7. Cherry Picking your Potential

    By: Michael Collette (Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype) Let's face it, we have all "cherry picked" a workout before (yes, I'm guilty as well). So what is "cherry picking"? Basically, you pick and choose the workouts you like or that might not seem hard and skip the harder days. Maybe you're a little sore and the workout is harder than you want to work today. Or maybe you have a limited sched…Read More

  8. The 5 most challenging CrossFit movements (Part 2)

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype) This 5-part blog series will cover the five hardest movements/exercises that we see in CrossFit gyms. For the seven years that I have been in the fitness industry and as a personal fitness trainer, I have seen a lot and tried a lot of different things in pursuit of improving my overall fitness. What I have learned over the course of that t…Read More

  9. Prototype of the Month: Liz Mason

    Prototype of the Month: Liz Mason 1.) Share you CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey Starting CrossFit was something I resisted for a long time. One of my friends would always talk about it, and I would just try to block her out. I liked going to the gym on my own time and working out what I wanted to work out. Looking back, I never really got results from this. I didn’t realize thi…Read More

  10. 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