Monday, December 17, 2012

December 2012 Update

Hey Folks,

We had a very busy summer coaching and training, thanks to all who came to train with us from distant points, and all the locals who kept it real.

Things have slowed down a bit after Labor Day, which is to be expected, but we are still here, and still training hard, and we have a goodly contingent of dedicated local CF'ers who are unwilling to be held by the lack of amenities at our gym (you know, those basic creature comforts like insulation or heating!) training through this winter season.

We are pleased  to announce that we are now scheduling all of our classes via Mind Body Online; please click here to view our class schedule and to reserve your training sessions.

And, we are also pleased to annoounce that we will be signing up as a Mind Body Online Wellness Program partner, and will be offering discounted packages for MBO employess, several of whom are already athletes at our box.

Have a happy and safe holiday season. Peace on Earth, Good Will To All

Wook Smart. Play Hard. Eat Good Good


Keep it Lean in 2013!!!
Come train at Motus CrossFit, the Funkiest-Little-Garage-Gym-East-o'-the-Canal.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Summer 2012 Update

Hey Folks,

Though we haven't posted updates recently, we are here and training hard this summer. We have a great crew of people from all corner of the map, and the more they merrier, so come on down...

Our general schedule is M-F 615am, 9:30am, 12pm, 6pm, & 7pm; Sat & Sun 9am & 3pm; we also have additional availability 7 days a week 7am to 8pm by arrangement. Drop-ins are welcome, however please note all training sessions are by appointment only (we want to know when you're coming, most people email or text the day before to confirm their training slot).

We primarily train small groups of 3 to 5 athletes, but,   we also offer intensive private session for 1 and 2 athletes at a time, for those who are seeking advanced skill work and instruction in any of the areas of the various areas specialization (oly lifting, gymnastics, CF endurance, etc.)

We are a home based garage gym. It is in informal and congenial, but we are serious about our training; if you train with us, you can fully expect to be coached, to work hard, and to improve. 

 Group training fees are $20 per session or $150 month unlimited training. Private training sessions are $125 for 90 minute session.

If you are interested, please email to arrange a session. Please also include any additional info about your current training including schedule, goals, fitness/athletic background, injuries or medical issues, and any other relevant information you would like to share.

We hope to post additional updates includiong photos and videos sometime soon.


Work Smart. Play Hard Eat Good.


Saturday, January 28, 2012

Garage Gym - Redux

We have been hard at work over the past few weeks renovating and expanding The Garage Gym. Many thanks again to Kyle for his dedicated work, as well as Leni and everyone else who pitched in.

We have opened the space to include the entire structure, and have cathedralized the ceiling to create two full height areas, allowing for unobstrucuted overhead work; pressing, rope climbs, rings problem...
We installed our pull-up structure inside (salvaged from the former CrossFit NYC Black Box - Brooklyn, many thanks to Cort and crew, this is some vintage CrossFit welding and machining work, and was one of the first custom made pull rigs for one of the first CrossFit affiliate), as well as mokey bars for the kids (and grown-ups too). We now have room for more athletes to train, so come on down and train with us in our newly expanded gym!

Work Smart. Play Hard. Eat Good Food.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Still here

Been a couple weeks since our last post. Just wanted to let everyone know we are still going hard through the winter.

I will post some pictures of the improved space because the work that we put in (mostly Ben and his family) looks incredible. More room for pressing, more pull up bars, more awesomeness.

It's never too late to start fulfilling those New Years resolutions. Whether it be losing 10 pounds, running a triathlon or getting a double body weight back squat, CrossFit will get you there. (motivation)

Monday, January 2, 2012

Kyle Deadlift PR

This is Kyle putting up 415; he went on to put up 445, crushing his previous PR by over 30 lbs!

Unyielding Conditioning: Motus CrossFit 2011

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Capoeira Class at Evolution Fitness

We are pleased to continue our training at Evolution Fitness in 2012 with our weekly Capoeira class. Class meets every Saturday from 11am to 1pm. The first 30 minutes is Capoeria Kids (ages 5 to 15) and then adults from 11:30 to 1pm . We provide a play area and activities for the kids to hang out while the adults train, so families can attend together.

For those unfamiliar with the art, Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial dance form that blends music, dance, song, acrobatics, folklore, tradition, and philosophy in an awe inspiring ritual practice. The training is challenging and fun, and can help to cultivate not only peak physical conditioning, but a well-rounded athleticism, and a benefits that go beyond the merely physical. And capoeira training can accommodate people of all skill levels, so beginners are welcome, as are the avid capoeiristas.

So if you are looking for a new challenge, or something fun and different for the kids, for the spouse, for the family, or for yourself, please come play capoeira with us. Classes resume this Saturday, January 7th, at Evolution Fitness in Southampton. We hope to see you there.

Please call or email with any questions. Thanks.

Salve Capoeira! Axe!

Motus CrossFit 2012

Happy New Year! We hope that everyone had a safe and joyous holiday season.

2011 was a great year for us at MCCF, thanks to the all the people who trained with us, and supported us in our many endeavors. We are proud of everyone’s efforts and hard-earned gains, and we are honored that you choose to train with us. Thank you.

We had a lot of visiting Crossfitters from NYC, and from all over the country, through the summer season, including some affiliate owners and CrossFit Games competitors, and we have a solid group of folks training through the winter. We are looking forward to continued growth in 2012: we are expanding our space in the Garage Gym, we have greatly increased our available hours for training, and are starting up classes and organizing events and seminars at local venues including Evolution Fitness, the SYS, and more. Stay tuned for further details.

Many thanks, and big props, are due to Kyle Silvey, our new trainer and CF athlete. Kyle has been training and coaching on a regular basis, and has been making great strides as both an athlete and trainer. Kyle recently put up a huge PR of 445 on his 1RM deadlift, nice work brother!

Thanks also to Leni and my family for all the support. Leni has also seen tremendous strength and performance gains. Keep it up babe!
If you want to feel better, look better, perform better, work better, train better, be better…if you want to improve your health and fitness, please come train with us. We can, and will, help you achieve your goals, and do more than you ever imagined possible. We are wild crowd, but we get undeniable results, and we seek to build community through training. If you want results, if you want performance gains, if you want to set new goals, and not only achieve, but exceed, those goals, come train with us. All those dedicated to self-improvement, inquire within….

Work Smart. Play Hard. Eat Good Food.

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