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Happy Birthday to our US Marines!

On November 10, 1775, the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia passed a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces with the fleet. This resolution established the Continental Marines and marked the birth date of the United States Marine Corps. Serving on land and at sea, these first Marines distinguished themselves in a number of important operations, including... MORE »

New Addition to the Family

  Leanne Weiner I am super excited to announce that 215 has a new team member joining our staff. We have always striven to have one of the most diverse coaching teams in Philly and Leanne is nothing short of adding to that. With a very diverse background in health and fitness, she brings a new perspective on movement to our team. A recent Philadelphia transplant, Leanne has... MORE »

Upcoming Events

Hey Open Athletes, don’t forget to submit your scores! Even if you are not doing the open, we have some exciting events coming up that everyone can participate in. All these events will be in the CrossFit 215 calendar on our home page. Heads up battles for THE OPEN! Over the next four weeks we will be doing heads up battles for the announcement of the open workouts.... MORE »

The CrossFit Open

The Crossfit Open is upon us. It has taken me some time to get this out as each year I look at our group before I put my recommendation out as to whether you participate in the open. Well, you SHOULD! So first for some of you what is The OPEN? it’s five weeks of workouts supplied by CF HQ. They typically get harder as... MORE »

Grid Score

Just a couple reminders about the upcoming weekend (and Monday & Tuesday)…. Tomorrow we will be holding Grid Day at CrossFit 215. This is open to everyone and it’s free. We have five tasks for each athlete to accomplish: Muscle-Ups – Complete as many ring muscle-ups as possible in 80 seconds. Thrusters – Complete 20 thrusters (135/95#) as fast as possible (4-minute cap). Rope Climbs – Complete 4 rope... MORE »

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Welcome to 2015!

I wanted to welcome everyone into the new year. We had a great year and the team at 215 is very excited about the upcoming year. I wanted to give you all an opportunity to hear from your team about this past year before we talk about what to expect from the upcoming year. I asked your coaches to reflect on 2014, various questions, and... MORE »

Happy Holidays

Wishing everyone, both inside and outside the CrossFit 215 Family, a wonderful Holiday Season. MORE »

Testing the Next Two Weeks and the New YEAR!

Ok folks, as 2014 comes to a close, we will be closing with some testing to see how your year fared. We will be testing over the next two weeks right up to the holiday. This also will tie into our holiday hours; if days are omitted that means there is no testing or schedule changes that day. Most likely that means energy system work... MORE »

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Holiday Party (and other stuff too)

GIVE THE GIFT OF GAINS. Just wanted to remind you of our referral rewards program – just in time for the holidays! You all know that if you refer a friend that signs up for one of our contracts, we’ll give you $100. Instead of spending tons of money on gifts – you could give the gift of CrossFit… for free! Think about it: pick someone... MORE »

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today as you all know is a day to give thanks. I’m sure most of us could sit and talk for hours about all the things we are grateful for on various levels and that in itself is something to be thankful for. I sometimes feel a way about using this platform to share what I am personally thankful for but the truth is that... MORE »