Month: December 2016

Member Spotlight – Jonathan R.

 I’ve been training at SRX for 7 months. Before SRX I was working out at Gold’s Gym, basically without any education on fitness, and was maxing out on a 275lb deadlift that I can only hope was done with proper form. One of my close friends continued to post about her progress at her crossfit […]

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2 (More) Tips For Joining A CrossFit Gym

Last week on the blog, I gave the first 2 Tips For Joining A CrossFit Gym and now, I’m here with two more. 3) Make Sure They Require An On Ramp Course  At this point its an unofficial rule that all CrossFit gyms should have an on ramp, fundamentals, or elements course. Usually this is anywhere […]

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Member Spotlight – Lindsey T.

After moving to Los Angeles from Vancouver, Canada, I had 5 months off of work as per the immigration process and decided I wanted to start CrossFit. StrengthRx seemed to be the right fit for me. Growing up I was a competitive gymnast and since retiring, found my way through fitness. That being said, I […]

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2 Tips For Joining A CrossFit Gym

CrossFit isn’t a fad. Despite how many people swore up and down that in 5 years nobody would be talking about it, here we are. 10,000 affiliates worldwide, and 200 in Los Angeles alone. Given this information, the old ways of doing it aren’t gonna work for the savvy consumer who knows what they want. […]

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Member Spotlight – Michelle C.

When I first moved to LA in 2012, I quickly became the heaviest I had ever been. Chalk it up to the cross country move, tight post-grad budget, and overall extremely poor eating habits – it was bad. Overall, I was unhappy and knew I needed a change so I tried a variety of fitness […]

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How To Add Two Years To Your Life

How many hours do you sit in a day? 1 hour in the morning while you get ready for work 30 minutes in the car to work 8 hours while you’re at work 30 minutes on the drive home 1 hour at the table for dinner 1 hour the couch while you close out the […]

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Why Free Weights Are Better Than Machines

Recently I mentioned to a friend of mine how one day I would love to have a squat rack in my house. His reply: “That would take up so much space. Why don’t you just put a Boflex in a room or something?” I would imaging the feeling I have towards putting a Boflex in […]

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Member Spotlight: Susanna M.

I found StrengthRx when I was looking for a new box to call home in the area since moving from Florida 7 months prior. I had done some research about the CrossFit boxes in the LA area beforehand and StrengthRx was listed in 2014 as one of the “Best CrossFit Gyms In Los Angeles.” I […]

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Top 5 Travel Workouts (With Access To A Gym)

Last time I shared with you 5 CrossFit workouts in 20 minutes or less that can be done without access to a gym. As promised, this week we have 5 fresh workouts that can be done with access to a gym. Remember to always warm up and stretch out! Warm up: 50 jumping jacks, 50 […]

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Member Spotlight – Michael L.

A few years back, I felt out of shape, a little heavier (read: fatter) than I was comfortable with, and the days of loving my body and experiencing true fitness seemed a lifetime ago. My muscular and lean friend, who was sick of hearing me complain about this, said exactly what I needed to hear. […]

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