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Mask PSA @ Defined

Beginning Friday, July 10th, all athletes will be required to wear a mask at all times, including during their workouts. While we expect this to be a challenging hurdle, we strongly believe that this additional precautionary measure will help ensure your safety and allow us to continue serving our community.  As Covid cases continue to…

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Phase 4 Is Live!

PHASE 4 IS UPON US! Beginning Monday, June 29th, Defined enters Phase 4 with new guidelines from our local government. We’re looking forward to transitioning from the great outdoors to socially distanced indoor training, increased class capacity, additional open gym time, and added specialty classes.   While we’re excited about this anticipated transition, your health and safety…

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Covid-19 Gym Closing PSA

Dear Defined Community,  We are here for you in this unprecedented time of need. In light of the developing and ongoing impacts of COVID-19, we have made the extremely difficult decision to temporarily close, beginning tomorrow, March 17th through Monday, March 30th. The health and safety of you and our coaching staff are at the forefront of…

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“The Journey Starts with Foundations”

Thinking about joining a CrossFit or Strength focused gym, feel intimidated and don’t know where to start? Foundations is for you! What is Foundations? Foundations or on-ramp is a group or private course that teaches the foundational movements from Weightlifting to Kettlebells and all skills used in our CrossFit program.   Foundations starts every 2 weeks, meets…

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Boozy Bingo | Thank YOU

We’re incredibly grateful to the Defined community for supporting what we’re developing with our students. By replacing our traditional PE programs with CrossFit, we stand to teach our students many of the life lessons it took most of us until adulthood to learn: people are important; resilience, persistence, and grit are more valuable than we…

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Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Defined Specialty Classes in addition to standard open gym times for today.  5:00p – Strength Bias  6:00p – Conditioning / Simulated Long Run/Row 6:00p – Recovery + Mobility 7:00p – Olympic Weightlifting   Friday Preview – single leg strength work, jump rope conditioning & assault bike sprints. 

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Guest Post – Pedro

Every once and a while we come across an athlete that shares their story in such a way that it would be a shame to keep it to locked up in our email inbox. This is one of those message. Pedro, thank you so much for your kind words. To the rest of the world,…

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The Story Of Defined

In 2008, David watched Noal walk around LA Boxing with a clipboard and stopwatch, training athletes one-on-one during CrossFit-style workouts. David was responsible for franchising the company’s new locations, and Noal was an athlete at the gym. David remembers the conversation being a simple one: Noal mentioned wanting to open his own gym, and David…

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Get What You Came For

Get What You Came For. It’s something I say often. Or position as a question. In theory, it’s simple; however, once unpacked, it urges honesty and evokes insight. When you schedule a function—a meeting, date, lunch appointment, or a doctor visit—you typically have a set of goals, or an outcome, in mind. Training at our…

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Goosebumps

We’ve all experienced “goosebumps.” The subtle response is stimulated by strong emotions, fear, euphoria, inspiring music, nails on a chalkboard and sometimes temperature changes which cause the hair follicles on your skin to contract and stand up. Have you ever stopped to reflect on what exactly initiates those “goosebump” moments and how to deliberately (and…

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