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Because Life Matters

All gyms are NOT created equal. Differences in space and equipment aside, they have different personalities and goals. We wanted to give you a chance to find out a little bit about us. Violet Community has 3 core values through which we filter all our activity.

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Health Is Multifaceted

All gyms are NOT created equal. Differences in space and equipment aside, they have different personalities and goals. We wanted to give you a chance to find out a little bit about us. Violet Community has 3 core values through which we filter all our activity.

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Raising The Bar

All gyms are NOT created equal. Differences in space and equipment aside, they have different personalities and goals. We wanted to give you a chance to find out a little bit about us. Violet Community has three core values through which we filter all our activity.

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Athletic Shoe Drive

Helping others. It’s a vital part of the human experience and one that we are blessed to participate in, at least a few times a year. This holiday season, we are looking to make a difference in a number of ways. We are collecting new and gently used, athletic shoes. Think sneakers, tennis shoes, trainers, walking shoes, running shoes….

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Inclusive Coaching Workshop

Do you desire to empower people? Are you a personal trainer? Do you coach youth athletes? Do you work with adults? Do you want to connect with those who really need some guidance? Do you believe that health and fitness should be available for all? Further, do you believe that health and fitness is beneficial to all? If you…

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Beyond (perceived) limits

By Eric Bookman I just started CrossFit a few months ago, why would I even consider the Open?  I’m not striving to be a “super athlete”. These were my initial reactions to participating in the Open.  Ultimately, I succumbed to peer pressure as everyone in the box continued to tell me how great it was and how I should…

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Competition Against Myself

The Open – 1.0 By Chip Hankinson There was nothing gentle about my first time – it hurt; it broke me. My lungs burned and my legs ached, my chest was bruised and my hands were shredded. I tried to sign my name to the scorecard after 19.5 and couldn’t hold the pen, let alone make something resembling a…

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I Didn’t Want To

By Todd Stanley I didn’t want to do it. I was determined not to let anyone talk me into competing in the CrossFit Open. I can remember the year before, there were all sorts of announcements of what was to come and people who were participating were always talking about it. I didn’t sound like fun to me. My…

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