Events and Updates!

CrossFit Gymnastic Course – October 13th and 14th

We will be hosting the CrossFit Gymnastics Course at Thames across both Saturday and Sunday this weekend in October. For anyone that is interested in further developing their inner ninja game, get involved and get signed up on this course!

You can find out a bit more information about the course, and register for it at the link below:

Register for Gymnastics Course

Of course as we are going to be hosting this seminar, there will be no classes on schedule for the weekend (this includes Yoga, CrossFit Kids, and OLY).


Competition Time – European Championships Registration is Open

For those of you that are looking to get involved in another bit of competition, the European Championships are coming around again! There are a number of divisions (Scaled, RxD and Masters) and quite a prize pot on the table. For those of you that are keen to get involved with some more competition experience here are the details:

3 ONLINE QUALIFIERS – 270 FINALS PLACES – £12,500 PRIZE POT!!!
Categories available:

Scaled – 16 years of age or older (30 qualifying spaces per sex, 60 total)

Masters – 35 years of age or older (15 qualifying spaces per sex, 30 total)

RX – 16+ (75 qualifying spaces per sex, 150 total)

Qualifiers in October 2018
WOD 1 Release Date -2nd October (Submission closes 8th October at 11pm)
WOD 2 Release Date – 9th October (Submission close 15th October at 11pm)
WOD 3 Release Date – 16th October (Submission close 22nd October at 11pm)

The Finals
Date: 26th January 2019
Venue: CROWNE PLAZA ARENA
Address: Five Lakes, Colchester Road, Essex, CM9 8HX
Capacity: 2500 spectator capacity arena

Prize Pot £12,500

RX Category:
1st = £2,500
2nd = £1,250
3rd = £750

Qualifier winners = £250pp

Masters Category:
1st = £500
2nd = £300
3rd = £200

Clothing & supplement stashes for all podium finishers in the teens & scaled categories.

Registration is just £15:

Get involved via the main website!


Halloween Party – Friday October 26th 18:00 to 20:00

We are currently working out the finer details around this year’s Halloween Party! For now keep this Friday evening as a placeholder for the festivities, and get your fancy dress ready. This will replace the Friday evening classes.

Watch our social channels (Instagram, Facebook and the Blog) for more details in the upcoming weeks.

Enroll yourself on Pike13 so we have an idea of how many people to expect via the link below!

Sign Me Up!


Yoga for Athletes, Saturday 12.30-1.30pm

Restrictions in the ankles and hips can lead to all sorts of compensatory patterns further up the chain (knees and back), and restrict your movement in many of the lifts we train at the gym. In this week’s practice, we’ll focus on the ankle joint and the hip flexor muscles, so expect a bunch of lunge variations and a few simple yet effective exercises to work the full range of motion of the ankle joint.


Nutrition Drop-In Clinics

Sinead is still offering up some time slots for you guys to drop in and ask some of those burning nutrition questions you’ve been dying to ask someone. No need to come in with a food diary, and no pressure to signup to a plan afterwards. This is just so you can get to grips with some of your nutrition struggles. Dates are up on the poster next to the whiteboard, and also as follows for this month :

October:
Tues: 2nd 6-8pm
Thurs:18th 6-8pm


What events would you like to see? Email james@crossfitthames.com with any ideas you have!

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