Steve's Club Blog

What Leora Hafri did this Summer

It’s 7:30 a.m. —or “Zero Seven Thirty” as they say around here— and the safety and security briefing room of the Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Base holds its morning security briefing. The briefing covers what groups or units are using which of the training center’s various facilities or ranges, what heat category they expect—being mid July they expect…

Boston Iron Kids Club

   Any CrossFit athlete knows the feeling of failing and bailing. The bar rattles as the bumper plates bounce off the mat. Your face goes flush from both the expended effort and the emotional upheaval of missing the lift and your brain reels as it tries to figure out what went wrong.Every Steve’s Club coach knows this moment of…

Making a Difference - Steve’s Club Denver

                             One of the great things about the Steve’s Club model is that it can adapt to the needs and resources of different communities around the country. In Denver, they built their program from the interests of their founder and founding board, the volunteerism and financial…

Steve’s Club Athlete Profile: Tommy

   Most of us don’t have a very vivid memory of our childhoods, especially the very early years. But what does it mean when you are 17 years old and can’t remember things that occurred only a few short years before?It’s not amnesia. It’s not due to any physical injury. It’s another kind of trauma. The type of…

Steve’s Club Athlete Profile: Elijah

   Most 14-year-olds enjoy sleeping in, avoid doing hard work, and need to be told what to do. Elijah from Steve's Club Louisville in Kentucky is different. He was the very first athlete to join this new chapter of Steve's Club in March of 2016. "Elijah saw the story the local news ran about our gym and called me immediately.…

Aimee Lyons: I Support Steve’s Club

Physical Changes Are Easy To See: The Real Change Takes Place Below The Surface   Physical changes are easy to notice. Someone starts working out, or begins eating differently, and after a couple months, it’s very easy to see.What most people don’t notice are the internal changes as one undergoes changes mentally and emotionally. That is what drew…

I Support Steve’s Club: An Olympian Gives Back

      Two-time Olympic Competitor 9-time National Champion Pan-American Games Gold Medalist American Record Holder in the Clean and Jerk at the 77-kilogram weight classWhat prompts someone with these credentials to get involved with Steve's Club and give back to the CrossFit community? Chad Vaughn was born with a clubfoot, meaning his foot was developing to the…

Leadership Camp: How One Week Creates Hope, Joy, And Promise

 What do you do when you look around and all you see is hopelessness, devastation, and despair?What do you do when you go home and there is no one to lean on?To ask how your day went.To ask if you learned anything in school.Or if you even went at all.These are things many of…

Beat The Streets: How One WOD Changes The Future Of Thousands

 Everyone has seen the impact that CrossFit can have on a person: • A former athlete who lost his way is re-inspired to regain his past form • A soccer mom who never lifted weights before now loves Olympic lifting • Someone who has fallen into the routine of life, sitting at work all day, now chases PRs and…

Building Stronger Futures

                                           Do you remember the first day you showed up to a CrossFit gym?You probably looked around at all the equipment, the rings, the bars, the racks, and thought, “what did I just get myself into?”There was…