1. Prototype Open Week 1 Recap

    18.1 is in the books and here is our Week 1 the 2018 #PrototypeOpen! We had some late additions and sign ups this year for the Open which led to an big swing and opportunity for team leaders Lisa and Peg to add some great team members to their team! Late additions included Meg Rohloff, Keivan Russo and Coaches Bethany and G-man for team #KeepinItTeal while team #BeardedBlueDragons added Rick Lucie…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 11 tips to being happier

    11 tips to being happier By: Mike Collette Owner/Head Coach at CrossFit Prototype   Having been in the fitness industry for several years as a personal trainer, I have had many conversations with people when they were in the best of moods and sometimes in the worst. All too often, life get's tricky, things don't go your way, and it can negatively affect your current mindset. As we all know, b…Read More

  4. When to start CrossFit?

    When is it a good time to start CrossFit? By: Mike Collette Owner/Head Coach at CrossFit Prototype "When is it a good time to start CrossFit?" I have been asked this question on several occasions from people who call in inquiring about our facility, members who are trying to encourage friends or family to start CrossFit and on a more personal note, my family members asking me the same thing. After…Read More

  5. Introducing Prototype Training Systems

    What is Prototype Training Systems (PTS)? Prototype Training Systems is our Personal and Small Group Training program that we have developed within CrossFit Prototype. We believe that great fitness results arrive from a dedicated and well formulated training program. What Prototype Training Systems consists of is an amalgamation of Assessment, Accountability, Training, Community and most important…Read More

  6. The Truth about CrossFit (Training vs. Workouts)

    By: Mike Collette I recently responded to a blog post that one of my college colleagues posted  in regards to the controversy over  High Rep Olympics lifts, predominately seen in some CrossFit programming. Now, I'm not defending stupid programming and putting people at risk for injury. In the same regard, I'm not saying that it's the worst thing for you either. To compare,  I personally wouldn'…Read More

  7. CrossFit Prototype 2013 Paleo Challenge

    CrossFit Prototype Paleo Challenge Start Date: April 15th-May 14th (30 Day Challenge) Bio electrical impedance by Dr.Dan: Friday April 12th 5:30pm-6:30pm AND Saturday April 13th 8am-9am   How to Enter: Let us know! “The Rules” -Set a target/realistic goal -Get their measurements/Electrical impedenace taken prior to (weigh in optional at home) -Take before and after photos -Read What is Paleo?…Read More

  8. Top 10 Reasons why CrossFit is for Everyone!

    Here is a list that CrossFit Prototype has created to show everyone why CrossFit as a training program is indeed for any and everyone!   1.) It makes Fitness Fun When was the last time the average person got excited about exercising? Yes, for some people exercising is general is a great stress reliever and makes you feel good. Maybe you love to workout. But on average, most Americans are gett…Read More

  9. What should you look for in a CrossFit box?

    What do you look for in a CrossFit Box? By: Michael Collette B.S CES C-PT Co-Owner CrossFit Prototype Many people that come into CrossFit boxes and are interested in joining the community have questions about differences between your CrossFit and others.   As CrossFitters and box owners, you know that the message, methodologies and culture of CrossFit is very similar if not identical across the b…Read More