Take control of your thoughts!


Upcoming Crossfit Events:

Sign up now for the mental training seminar on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 @ 7:30!

Christie Gialloreto, M.Sc. of Westmount Consulting will be providing strategies to improve ourselves with the mental aspect of our CrossFit performances.

Christie’s bio:

As a Certified Canadian Counsellor and Provisional Psychologist (Alberta), Christie has been a private practice consultant for over 11 years working with athletes of all ages on personal and performance enhancement.

A Master of Science graduate in Athletic Counseling and Psychological Services from Springfield College (Massachusetts), she has consulted with individuals and teams in over 35 different sports ranging from recreational, developmental, high performance, international and Olympic levels.

Currently, Christie works with local athletes through the Canadian Sports Centre –Pacific as well as the Pacific Institute of Sport Excellence. In addition to this, she travels to Alberta to work with the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball and Medicine Hat AAA Hounds Women’s hockey on a regular basis.

Other contracts she’s enjoyed include teaching and counseling at the National Sport School in Calgary, Alberta, as well as serving as a Sport Psychology Consultant with Team Alberta for the 2007 Canada Winter Games, 2005 Canada Summer Games and 2004 Arctic Winter Games.

A former competitive gymnast, Christie has also worked with sports in organizational roles such as the American and International Hockey Leagues, the 1999 Pan American Games and the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games. In 2008, Christie moved to Victoria, BC. and enjoys Pilates, golf and is a volunteer with the Pacific Animal Therapy Society, the Saanich Skating Club Executive Committee and St. Michael’s University School.

Christie came and watched Sectional Events and will give us some great tips to get us through our WODs!

You can sign up in the office. Cost for members is $15, non-members is $30.

This Wedneday, May 27th at 7:30pm, please join us as we send off our athletes to the 2011 Crossfit Regional Games in style!!

Come and make a support poster or bring some paleo snacks to fill our athletes as they give their all at the Canada Wests!

~ Brigit

Don’t forget today there will only be a 9:30am class & a 5:30pm class!

Today’s Workout

Buy-In – Warm up for 8-10 mins, then Deadlift a heavy 5 reps every minute on the minute for 9 mins. Use the same weight for all sets.  Games Prep: aim for close to the posted Regionals weight.

WOD – For time, complete:

20 calorie Row
30 Burpees
40 Pullups
50 Kettlebell Swings (35/55)
20 calorie Row

Cash-Out – Group stretch!


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