Starting this weekend, it is time to shake of that Mardi Gras rust, and get our food and workout back in order. We strongly encourage you to sign up for the Whole Life Challenge!
The first WLC at CrossFit NOLA took place Fall 2012, and it was a huge success! This time around, though, you'll be playing with 10,000-20,000 people form affiliates around the world!
The Whole Life Challenge is an 8-week health and fitness game that will have you take a 10,000 foot, birds-eye view of your whole life inside of your commitment to your health and well-being. You will take on your nutrition, your workouts, your daily habits, and maybe most importantly, your personal beliefs about what's possible for you. The game is played online (and for those of you who have played before -- it is a brand new site!) AND in your life. You will be measured at the beginning of the challenge in a prelims event where you will do a baseline workout and complete some basic body measurements. Everyday you will follow the specific rules and guidelines of the challenge and every day you will log online and give yourself a score for how you did the day before. This isn't about getting a perfect score every day, it's about having a score each day to know how effective you are. Increasing your effectiveness over the course of the challenge is where it's at! After 8-weeks you will repeat the measurements again to see how you improved and who won!
And just as in our last challenge, you are welcome to invite your friends and family to play along with you in the game and have them get the same great results that you get!
Here are the details:
Entry Fee: $45 for everyone--all members, friends, and family.
Prelims: Saturday, February 16th - we will be starting at 10 am with measurements and then running heats of the workout starting after 11 am.
Alternate Prelim times: 2/14 Thursday morning 6:30 am or Thursday evening 7:00 pm at 540 N. Cortez
Finals: Saturday, April 13th
Prizes: There will be prizes for the top 3 performing men and women. Prizes will be in the form money from the pot, free membership, or donated prizes. Last year we gave out $1200!!
Athlete registration is open at http://wholelifechallenge.com/wlc2013/affiliate/crossfitnola
For more details, talk to a staff member or your coach!
If you are signed up and paid, make sure next to "My Gym:" it says "CrossFit NOLA"
Some of you haven't completed the sign up, what are you waiting for!
Happy Mardi Gras!
We will not run any classes today, but Brad will be in during the a.m. and Jeff will be in during the p.m.
Open Gym times:
Uptown am: 8:30 - 10:30 am
Uptown pm: TBD - depends on when Jeff can get his car out!
2/12/2013 04:17:11 am
Any update on the pm open gym times uptown? Just an approximation would be helpful.
2/12/2013 04:39:41 am
Parades are still going by, probably another couple hours maybe 5pm ish. I think I am going to go to midcity when I can get out
2/12/2013 06:30:44 am
I was reading the Whole Life Challenge email and it says the measurements will be the circumference of the waist and the circumference around the hips. Will there be other methods of measurement at our gym, say body fat percentage?
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