How Should a Beginner Start CrossFit?

Many people have misconceptions about CrossFit due to the professional CrossFit athletes they see on TV. However, CrossFit began humbly with people looking for a better way to lose weight and get fit. CrossFit 259 is a CrossFit gym in Longview that is passionate about helping others reach their health and fitness goals. Below, we’ll take a look at how a beginner should start CrossFit. Get in touch today!

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Do Some Reading

It can be helpful to know a bit about CrossFit before you try it. One of the main reasons to read up on CrossFit is because there are a lot of acronyms and moves that you should at least have heard of that will help when you visit CrossFit gyms in Longview for the first time.

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Drop In to a Few CrossFit Gyms

You’ll never know what CrossFit is all about if you don’t do it. Most CrossFit gyms offer some free trial workouts that you can take advantage of. This will give you a great idea if you enjoy the CrossFit style of working out.

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Speak to the Coaches

CrossFit is very much about community, and you want to look for a CrossFit gym where you feel comfortable, that is supportive, and, most of all, where you’ll belong. Take some time after your free trial CrossFit workouts to speak to the coaches. You’ll learn a lot and can feel more comfortable returning.

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Commit to 30 Days

Getting healthy and being healthy is a life-long commitment. While you may still be unsure if CrossFit is for you, you’ll never know unless you give it a try. Commit to trying CrossFit for 30 days and then decide if you’ve found the place you belong.

CHOOSE CROSSFIT 259 TODAY

CrossFit 259 in Longview is dedicated to helping you reach your fitness and wellness goals. We offer CrossFit for beginners, strength programming, personal training, and nutrition counseling. Stop by for a free trial today!

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BECKY ACKER

COACH

Douglas is originally from Lafayette, LA. In addition to Crossfit, he holds multiple degrees in Biology, including a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is the Airrosti Longview Provider. He enjoys helping others improve their biomechanics to conquer weaknesses and prevent injuries. He enjoys the mountains and hiking with his wife and three children. He’s well known for giving free hugs at 5am.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 2 Certification

DOUGLAS DALY

COACH

Douglas is originally from Lafayette, LA. In addition to Crossfit, he holds multiple degrees in Biology, including a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is the Airrosti Longview Provider. He enjoys helping others improve their biomechanics to conquer weaknesses and prevent injuries. He enjoys the mountains and hiking with his wife and three children. He’s well known for giving free hugs at 5am.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 2 Certification

MORGAN GRANT

COACH

Morgan is originally from Kinston, North Carolina. She specializes in athletic strength and conditioning through training with a variety of sports teams from D1 to D3. Additionally, she is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and United States Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 Certified. Morgan loves being able to help athletes feel confident in their fitness abilities. More importantly, she believes in creating well-rounded athletes.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Certification

SERENA FOSTER

COACH

Serena is originally from Durango, Colorado. In addition to Crossfit, she has numerous years of experience in yoga, pilates, and dance. She is passionate about helping people move better in the gym to ultimately improve their lives outside of the gym. She sees fitness as a tool to achieve overall well-being through creating emotional and mental balance and strength, as well as physical. She enjoys being outside with her four sons and amazing husband. Serena is a Level 1 trainer, currently studying Physical Therapy at Kilgore College.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Certification

DANIEL CLUTTS

HEAD COACH

Daniel transitioned from a varied athletic career to training, while at the collegiate level. As a graduate of LeTourneau University, he uses his degree in Biological Sciences in accompaniment with over 10,000 hours of training and 2,000 hours of CrossFit coaching to help clients and athletes alike improve their quality of movement, conquer their weaknesses, and grow their overall fitness.

He specializes in mobility and movement analysis, strength and conditioning, sports-specific training, as well as the various facets associated with CrossFit training. He is the head coach for CrossFit 259 and is passionate about using his experience and expertise to help others achieve their goals, regardless of the obstacles.

Daniel is a CrossFit L3 Certified Trainer and holds a number of additional CrossFit coaching certifications.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Certification

LONI RENNICK

CO-OWNER & LIFE COACH

Loni is a co-owner and life coach here at CrossFit 259. She is passionate about taking members through their fitness journey, starting at the beginning stages, and helping them create the best version of themselves by making nutrition and wellness a lifestyle change. Coming from the background of a former gymnastics and cheerleading coach to CrossFit, Loni knows how to get you motivated to change your life.

Loni holds a number of CrossFit Certifications including her Own Your Eating Nutrition Coach Certification and being a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. She is an accomplished fitness professional with experience in managing and leading group, individual, and youth fitness programs. She has the uncanny ability to motivate diverse groups and implement healthy, positive, and productive changes.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

LONI RENNICK

CO-OWNER & LIFE COACH

Loni is a co-owner and life coach here at CrossFit 259. She is passionate about taking members through their fitness journey, starting at the beginning stages, and helping them create the best version of themselves by making nutrition and wellness a lifestyle change. Coming from the background of a former gymnastics and cheerleading coach to CrossFit, Loni knows how to get you motivated to change your life.

Loni holds a number of CrossFit Certifications including her Own Your Eating Nutrition Coach Certification and being a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. She is an accomplished fitness professional with experience in managing and leading group, individual, and youth fitness programs. She has the uncanny ability to motivate diverse groups and implement healthy, positive, and productive changes.

CERTIFICATIONS

CrossFit Level 3 Certification
 Bachelors in Exercise Science, Master in Kinesiology, USA Weightlifting, CrossFit Kids, Adaptive CrossFit, Precision Nutrition, Cenegenics Nutrition

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