1. Behind The Why at CrossFit Prototype

    Behind The Why   This is a post that I could go on for days talking and get all sciencey/fancy on some points but I’m going to keep it simple. If you want some science, just ask me or one of our coaches next time you see us : ) The big thing here it to talk to you all about the “Why” behind what we do from the exercise component but also our deeper CrossFit Prototype community “why”. As…Read More

  2. Top 5 Exercises to Fix your Overhead Strength and Stability in the Snatch

    By: Ben Gabriel (CF-L1) *Original Link here! Top 5 Exercises to Fix your Overhead Strength and Stability in the Snatch The snatch is the most technical movement you will do in any fitness gym, even CroffFit. There is little to no room for errors, unlike its counterpart the clean and jerk. One of the main reasons people struggle with this lift, even with the help of a fitness trainer, is that they …Read More

  3. Memorial Day Murph Strategy and how you will PR!

    By: Michael Collette Head Coach/Owner of CrossFit Prototype To start, it’s important to recognize and remember that Memorial Day is a time where we honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. In CrossFit and throughout the thousands of affiliates around the world, we honor Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y., who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005 e…Read More

  4. Prototype of the Month: Marissa Papazian

    1.) Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey  Growing up I played random sports here and there, but nothing too serious. I played ice hockey in high school and was pretty average (but I'd love to get back into it someday). After college, I mostly ran to "stay in shape." One of my good friends started doing Crossfit after she had her first baby and told me she thought I'd like …Read More

  5. Prototype of the Month: Jay Clancy

    Prototype of the Month: Jay Clancy 1.) Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey. JC: I started CF about 5 years ago at Reebok CF1, finding it to be simultaneously the most painful and rewarding experience, but was pretty much hooked from day 1.  I had just turned 40 and decided it was time for a change from playing basketball and jumped in on the next on ramp.  After injuring…Read More

  6. Why A Personal Trainer Can Be Better Than CrossFit or Small Group Training

    Now you might not expect to hear a company called CrossFit Prototype to suggest what we have in the title of this blog. Are we really saying that anything can be better than CrossFit? For some people, the answer is yes. CrossFit is amazing, and we understand why so many people are interested in participating in it so often. But it’s not for everyone, and that’s why we offer so many other choic…Read More

  7. Get Your Family a Small Group Training Package For the Holidays

    The holiday season is coming up, and the traditional gift exchanging dates are right around the corner. You could get your family members clothes that they’ll think are out of style in six months, or you could get them little statues or pieces of art that are set aside and seldom appreciated. Or — hear us out on this — you could get them something that they’ll really appreciate. Something …Read More

  8. 3 Reasons People Prefer Small Group Training to a Personal Trainer

    It will come as no surprise that many people come to our fitness gym for CrossFit classes. After all, we’re called CrossFit Prototype, and CrossFit is what we specialize in. We’re also known for personal training, where a fitness trainer will give you 100% of their attention for a full hour. If you need more personal attention than a CrossFit Class but require less attention than you’d get w…Read More

  9. First Fall, Then Winter: Why Personal Training Is So Important During Colder Seasons

    Whether you’re coming into CrossFit Prototype for our personal training, small group training, or CrossFit classes, it’s important to keep it up. Sure, we understand that fall and winter are busy times: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas programs, holiday parties, Christmas itself, and New Years. All of these cause us to run ourselves ragged -- yet we do it all without physically breaking a sw…Read More

  10. 3 Reasons People Choose A Personal Trainer

    While CrossFit Prototype is known best for its CrossFit classes, we also offer top-notch personal training services. So you might ask, why would someone choose a personal trainer over joining one of our CrossFit classes? A Personal Trainer Gets To Know You When you start working with a fitness trainer, they’re going to be your teacher. Because they’re with you from the beginning of your journe…Read More