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BMCF Update: How To Support Your Gym and Community

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It's crazy how things have changed in the course of the last few weeks. As we move into a new “normal” for the time being, we’re all adjusting and learning how to deal with new schedules, working from home (or finding new work for many who have lost their jobs due to the situation, sadly), balancing family and supply…

OUR STORY

A friend of mine suggested I try CrossFit out since I was coming off of endurance sports. I had been doing half marathons and triathalons, but they were becoming too time consuming, and I was getting bored. All it took was a Google search, and I started CrossFit in 2010 at CrossFit Metropolis in NYC. Trying to make it in the concrete jungle in .....

January 2020 Committed Club

There is no better distinction at Bear Mountain CrossFit than to be recognized into the COMMITTED CLUB “CC”. To be accepted into the Committed Club you must have trained at least 15 times during the month and checked in on the laptop. Being a part of the committed club is an honor and a testament to fitness gains. Here are the…

Dear Coach: What Should I Eat Before a Workout?

February is here! Where did the time go? We're going to do a weekly installment of FAQ we've received through the years from new members and some of our veterans. Topic of the day: Pre/Post Workout Meals Now, what you do before the gym is just as important as what goes on during the 60 minutes you spend in class.…

Pull-Up Program

So you're trying to get your first STRICT Pull-Up. What's it take to get that first pull-up? Well it takes work...and I mean consistent work to strengthen your upper body. We've created this video library using the pull-up segments from Box Programming to help you get closer to that strict pull-up. How to follow the program: STEP 1: TEST OUT…

“Quitter’s Day” is coming…How not to fall into the trap?

Did you know January 19 is “Quitter’s Day”—the date by which most people have given up on their New Years Resolutions? The new year provides an opportunity for folks to reflect on the year past and assess where change may need to be made. This often means we think big and have well intentions with our goals, but sometimes that…

What’s the truth about CrossFit? Myth #5 – CrossFit is for young people.

If you were to do a google search using "CrossFit" chances are you'd see quite a few strong men and women, who seem to be on the younger end of the spectrum. And while the statement is not false, it also is NOT exclusive to young folks. So let's see if we can address this. Reality: CrossFit is for EVERYONE…

What’s the truth about CrossFit? Myth #4 – CrossFit is Dangerous

I really wanted to answer this question right out today, but I thought the better way to answer this question is to share a few stories with you: Traci came into our box feeling tired of being exhausted all the time.  Since she's been with us, she's down over 60 pounds, is one of the strongest women in the gym…

What’s the truth about CrossFit? Myth #3 – CrossFit Will Bulk Me Up, So No!

For now, here’s myth #3 – CrossFit Will Bulk Me Up, So No! If you missed our other links, check them out at  Myth #1 or Myth #2, In case you think it's that easy to put on bulk doing CrossFit, I present exhibit A - Arnold Schwarzenegger. As the Adonis for the bodybuilding world, if anyone looked at his regimen, you…

What’s the truth about CrossFit? Myth #2 – CrossFit is too expensive

And we're back on myths/rumors about CrossFit! If you missed our first myth buster, you can click here  Today, we’re going to talk about Myth #2 – CrossFit Is Too Expensive. Like any good consumer, we always search for the most cost effective item or way to get something. Why pay more when you can get something for less? This…

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