1. 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

  2. The Prototype Girls Club

    The Prototype Girls Club Time: Thursday's 4pm-5pm Ages: 8-14 years old Cost: FREE Goal: to empower young girls in the community through exercise and team building The Prototype Girls Club is a new FREE program that we have started at CrossFit Prototype. Led by Coach Caitlin Pond, the club is specifically for girls 8-14 years old. The goal of the program is really simple, to help young girls in the…Read More

  3. Prototype of the Month: Bonnie Santiago

    Share your CrossFit Prototype experience and fitness journey Before I started CrossFit my workout consisted of going to the gym and attending step classes. It's been 3.5 years since the start of my CrossFit journey when my Brazilian girlfriends and I decided that we should start CrossFit, so we did! My plan was to go 2-3 times a week, but I find myself here almost every day of the week (except S…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. 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

  7. 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

  8. The most challenging CrossFit movements (Part 3)

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

  9. 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

  10. 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