Coaches can … put a smile on your face

When you’re having a bad day, week, or even year – a word of encouragement can go a long way. Our coaches are focused on providing you with the best possible service, while being the biggest cheerleaders for your progress. If you could use a boost, book a call with one of our coaches today.

It’s been 6 months …

It’s been busy at No Excuses CrossFit the last six months. Whether you’re a current member, former member, or thinking about joining, I wanted to give you an update of what’s going on. It’s been six months since we moved into No Excuses CrossFit 3.0. This is the third location in the long history of

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Sunday Shoutout: Mike J.

This week’s Sunday Shoutout goes to Mike from our 12:30pm class. Mike is a big fan of testing his fitness outside the gym, particularly with Spartan races. Mike recently reached a cool milestone when he completed his 100th Spartan Race. During that time, he’s completed 2,000 obstacles, logged 700 miles, and 330 hours on Spartan

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Reaching for a snack?

Eat nuts and seeds. Nuts and seeds are incredibly nutritious. They are packed with protein, fiber, and a variety of vitamins and minerals. Nuts may help you lose weight and reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Additionally, one large observational study noted that a low intake of nuts and seeds

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Training vs. Testing

We want to create optimal training conditions for our workouts that help us reach our goals. Then we will test those training conditions. So you might have one workout every one or two weeks that’s a test, while your other workouts are training you, getting you better. That’s the difference in training vs. testing and

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Coaches can …

Get you out of a rut. Are you spinning on a monotonous hamster wheel with your workouts? A coach can set you up with a fresh program that gets you results faster. Contact us today to set up a No Sweat Intro! 

We don’t get our results from a lab test

In CrossFit, we don’t get our results from a lab. Instead, the data that guides our training and nutrition recommendations is collected from countless workouts where time, weight, distance, and reps are measured. The measurement and recording of workouts is part of our culture and makes CrossFit a giant, efficient experiment conducted in garages, affiliates,

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Sunday Shoutout: Coach Saidu

This week’s Sunday Shoutout goes to Coach Saidu, who coaches are Wednesday and Friday evening classes. It was recently announced that Saidu will be induced in the Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame for Track and Field.

Feed your gut bacteria!

 Feed your gut bacteria!  The bacteria in your gut, collectively called the gut microbiota, are incredibly important for overall health. A disruption in gut bacteria is linked to some chronic diseases, including obesity and a myriad of digestive problems.  Good ways to improve gut health include eating probiotic foods like yogurt and sauerkraut, taking probiotic

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Crawl, walk, run, sprint method

This is Coach Brandon from No Excuses CrossFit and I wanted to talk to you about our crawl, walk, run, sprint method.  We realize that not everyone is starting at the same place when they begin working out with us.  We don’t expect someone that’s working out for the first time in 10 years to

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Coaches Can …

Coaches Can … Make sure you’re getting enough rest. Sleep is key to recovery; and getting in a solid nights’ sleep can improve every other facet of your life. Our coaches can get you set up with a sleep schedule that works ???? Book a No Sweat Intro to find out how!

‘I really credit CrossFit to that’

Lauren Farhat is an adaptive athlete with proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD), a congenital condition in which the upper part of the femur is malformed, resulting in a shortened leg.  After undergoing multiple surgeries in childhood, Farhat began wearing a prosthetic leg as a teenager. Still, everyday activities remained challenging. Walking for long periods of

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Sunday Shoutout: Greg H.

This week’s Sunday Shoutout goes to Greg from our 5:30pm class. Greg qualified for the CrossFit quarterfinals for the second year and was able to complete all of the workouts.

Why should you eat fruits and vegetables?

 Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables provides you with many of the nutrients needed to stay healthy. Adding a variety of fruits and vegetables can reduce your risk for chronic diseases and cancer, make it easier to manage your weight, and ensure your body has all it needs to function properly.  Make it

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Checkout the April programming overview

At No Excuses CrossFit we follow a programming cycle to help our clients get stronger and reach their goals. Each month, the cycle may change a little big, but there’s always the same focus of building strength and improving cardiovascular endurance.