Month: April 2017

Success Story: Carolyn Obermeier


Programming for this week. Sometimes, the universe makes things easy on us. This week’s success story is about Carolyn, who — we have noted before — brings an extraordinary heart to our gym. By virtue of her busy life as a teacher and track coach, we get to see her during a variety of sessions: […]

Winners for the 2017 Lifestyle Challenge Announced!


Download this week’s programming! We’re proud to announce the winning team from our 2017 Lifestyle Challenge: PLS Bar None. Congratulations Kathleen, Brooke, and Richard! While they might have earned the most points, we¬† ALL finished the challenge as winners. Kathleen offers us her challenge re-cap: “As far as PRs, I know my bench press 1RM […]

The Conclusion of CrossFit York 2017 Lifestyle Challenge


Here’s this week’s program! In mid-January, 30 brave souls signed on to make significant changes to their lives. Since there are so many competing strategies¬†for nutrition, we kept it simple: eat as much unprocessed, whole foods prepared in our own kitchens as possible. Challengers also focused on getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, and making […]

Philadelphia Hot Chocolate 15K Race Report


What, you’re just here for the programming? We talk a lot about functional fitness and the way CrossFit trains us to basically be better at our lives–we train to be our best selves. This past weekend, Megan, Matt, Rusty and I tested that theory; we ran a 15K with CrossFit as our only training. Rusty […]