Lessons I learned at CrossFit Regionals

CFN may have the more supportive community on earth.  I was floored by so many things that people did the entire weekend.  It all started when I walked into the gym last week and was greeted with lots of good luck goodies, gift cards, and posters.  The weekend continued with supportive friends, facebook love, and […]

Todd Kreps – Lost 120 Pounds Doing CrossFit!

Name:  Todd Kreps CFN Member Since:  May, 2013 Goal Achieved:  Lost 120 pounds!   Todd’s Story: How CrossFit, specifically CrossFit Northlake, Changed My Life! On sunny October Saturday in 2012 we returned home from running errands with a neighbor, unloaded the bounty obtained on our trip from the car and I walked out and picked up the […]

Sunday Feb 17th

The Paleo Challenge is over…now what? It is official!  The week we have been waiting for…the end of our 6 week Paleo Challenge!  The biggest question I have been getting (outside of, “who do you think won”), is what to do now that the challenge is over.  I hope to give you a few things […]

Small Steps And Speech

Small Steps Hero Wod Fundraiser On February 12, CrossFitters from all over the country will be coming together to participate in the, “Small Steps Hero Wod Fundraiser.”  On this day our gym, during all of our regularly scheduled hours, will be completing the hero wod, “Small.”  The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise money […]

Why we want you to do the CrossFit Open

It’s that time of year again. The CrossFit open is right around the corner.  For those of you new to CrossFit this is how the open works.  Anyone….yes anyone….can sign up online once registration starts on January 30.  Jason will email with more directions on that process once it opens.  Crossfit HQ will then release […]


    I just wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the awesome group of woman that make up our community here at CFN.  Every last one of you have inspired me in one way or another the past couple of short weeks since we opened our doors.  Inspirational moments came this week in watching […]

Top 5 reasons why you need to join the Paleo challenge

The top 5 reasons why you need to join the CFN 6 week Paleo Challenge It will save your life…..literally:  Very few people in today’s society appear healthy.  Kids are heavier, teenagers are sleep deprived and muffin topped, the middle aged are stressed to the gills, and the elderly are resigned to walkers and wheelchairs.  […]

Top Ten Tips for CrossFit Success

Top Ten Tips for CrossFit Success As I sat down to write our next blog I realized I wanted to give people some tips as they started or continued their CrossFit journey at CrossFit Northlake.  This list certainly is not comprehensive, but just simply some tips that I thought were worth sharing after reflecting on […]

What’s your motivation?

As I sat down to write our first ever CrossFit Northlake Coaches Blog I brainstormed for several minutes about where to begin. As much as I love keeping journals it has never really been something that I ever thought about sharing myself. I sat reflecting on my own CrossFit journey and tried to pinpoint what […]

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