1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Tips and Tricks So You Don’t Rip!

    By: Caitlin Pond (CF-L1, Prototype Endurance Coach) Tips and Tricks for Hand Rips Hand rips can be the most devastating thing to happen to an athlete mid-WOD. They not only kill your momentum during your workout but can take you out of the your CrossFit fitness gym for days. You never really know how much you use your hand until you can’t. Showering, driving, writing, eating - everything becomes…Read More

  4. Stopping is easy, starting is not

    By: Mike Collette (Head Coach and Owner of CrossFit Prototype)      As the weather picks up and the season starts to shift towards the warmer weather, we are all more apt to skip workouts for dinner and drinks with friends. Life can get busy and other social/fun events can take precedence. I get it. I am human just like you are! However, did you know a recent study showed that less than 1 hr …Read More

  5. Prototype Endurance Class

    CFP Endurance Clinic Session II Where: Westborough High Track When: Saturdays 7AM-8AM Start Date: June 24thDuration: 6 weeks Cost: $90 for 6 weeks OR $20 per drop in By: Caitlin Pond (CF-L1) Personally, when I think of endurance I think of it as 80% physical and 20% mental. Almost anyone is capable of running, moving, and exercising for long periods of time, but it is the mental aspect people forg…Read More

  6. Prototype’s of the Month: Jen and Joe Gries

    1.) Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey. We actually met at Boston Sports Club in Lexington. I (Jen) had just graduated from college and wanted a free gym membership, so I got a job working at the front desk scanning members in. This cute guy kept coming up to talk to me during his workout, and eventually (finally) he asked if I wanted to go see Harry Potter with him. Eigh…Read More

  7. 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