Carolyn Engdhal

Carolyn Engdhal

Two years ago I made the decision to completely change my life and move from Northeast PA down here to the Philadelphia area.  Giving up the 24 hr, 7 days a week work of healthcare management for the regular 9-5 days of a traveling PT eliminated a huge amount of...

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Shelby Barry

Shelby Barry

I came to CrossFit after hearing about the sense of community some of my friends had discovered at other boxes across the country. It also happened that I was becoming bored with the generic classes and machines at a traditional gym. I found myself getting frustrated...

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Stephanie Wyjadka

Stephanie Wyjadka

I came to CrossFit Ironborough as part of the new you program last spring. I had never given much thought to CrossFit before. It seemed like a good way to get my health and fitness on track simultaneously. Prior to joining CrossFit I had a gym membership that I hardly...

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Liz Heilman

Liz Heilman

I was a stay at home mom for 7 years and was always active would go to the gym with my husband.  Once the kids started to go to school I had to go back to work.  My sit down office job took a toll on my body in 2 years I gained 20 pounds.  I tried work out tapes at...

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Why We Don’t Offer Open Gym

Why We Don’t Offer Open Gym

There seems to be a great divide/question in the world of CrossFit Affiliates.   Should we allow or sell open gym?Here is how understanding human nature and having EQ have an advantage over conventional wisdom.If you sell (50) open gym memberships at $100 a month...

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The Open, Ironborough Games and More

What is the OpenFor many of you that are new with us you may have heard some chatter amongst people about "The Open".  Some of you are probably wondering what that even is and why are people talking so much about it. Here is a nice video explaining what the Open is.Ok...

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Open Prep Course

The CrossFit Open is only two months away. If you think you can't compete in it....wrong. Its a celebration of fitness and what makes CrossFit so great. It also coincides with the Ironborough Games. This is an intramural event where team spirit is the number one...

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Meghan Halberstadt

Meghan Halberstadt

I started with Ironborough through the 6 Week "New You Challenge."  Prior to joining CrossFit Ironborough, I tried to work out at work (I work full time at a Y), without much success.  Choreographed Group Ex isn't really my speed, and I would get bored on the...

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