The CrossFit Northland blog

Member Spotlight: Jake M.

Name: Jake MillerAge: 42Occupation: Medical Sales Q: How long have you been a member of CrossFit Northland? What brought you into our gym?  A: 10 months,…

Member Spotlight: Bianca W.

Name: Bianca Walker Age: 28 Occupation: Health Market Manager at Hy-Vee How long have you been a member of CrossFit Northland? What brought you into…

What is a No-Sweat Intro

At CrossFit Northland, with every person interested in joining our gym, we begin with something we call a “No-Sweat Intro”. A No-Sweat Intro is a…

Knowledge, Motivation, Clarity

All too often we think ourselves or others lack motivation. Saying words like: “I just lack motivation.” or “They are just lazy, they don’t want…

Member Spotlight: Justin K.

How long have you been a member of CrossFit Northland? I’ve been a member of CrossFit Northland since October 2021.  What brought you into CFN?…

Preparing for the Murph Hero Workout

Memorial Day is right around the corner which for most people in the United States means time with families at the lake or pool enjoying…

Today’s discomfort leads to tomorrow’s preparation.

Today’s discomfort leads to tomorrow’s preparation. Several years ago, I was listening to a podcast from the on The Art of Manliness which introduced me…

The Power of a Strong “Why”

“Should I go to the gym today?” “Should I scale the snatches?” “Should I do the RX or Fitness track?”  “Should I prep some protein…

Will Heavy Lifting Make Me Bulky?

This is a common question many people ask when it comes to wanting a toned or nice-looking physique. Many are afraid to lift heavy weights…

Bring-a-Friend Days at CrossFit Northland

We do Bring-a-Friend (BaF) workouts at CFN once every quarter as a way for friends of the community who are interested in the way we…

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