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Redstone Happenings and Updates

Rogue Raffle Deadline Approaching!

We will be raffling off a $100 Rogue gift card. Do you want a chance to win? Write us a review on Google, Facebook, Yelp and Nextdoor to have your name entered into the drawing. A Google review is worth 2 entries and the others are worth 1. That means you have 5 chances to win the gift card if you write on all 4 platforms. We will announce the winner on August 31st. Happy reviewing!

Sweatshirt Pre-Order Deadline Approaching!

We are doing pre-orders for our new hoodies! The pre-order form is hanging on the blackboard at the gym. Order deadline is August 31st at 5 pm.

Member Appreciation Event:

We couldn’t do it without YOU! Join us on September 1st at 9 am for a workout, some food and an awesome surprise! We appreciate all of our members and we want to spend the morning celebrating you and saying thank you. The event will start at 9 but feel free to hang around after for some kombucha that is now on tap, beer and some food.

July Survey:

We heard your suggestion for a 6 AM WOD. At this time we are unable to hold a 6 am WOD due to coaches availability but we will have open gym from 6 am-7 am 2 days a week starting in September. We will continue to explore more opportunities to create more class options for our members.

New Coahes!

We are pleased to add 3 new coaches to our Redstone family! Mickey, Amy and Katie come to us with a wealth of knowledge and we are looking forward to having them on board. Welcome to the family!

Saturday Partner WOD Schedule:

During our 6 week challenge, there will not be 10am classes held as these are reserved for the challenge class. We will host 9am partner WODS.

August Gym Challenge:

This month we are challenging everyone to eat 800g of fruits and veggies everyday in August. The key is that you can weigh the item as a standalone or unprocessed item. It does not matter if the item is cooked, canned, frozen, or fresh.
*Dried fruits/vegetables and juices do not count towards the total.
-For tracking points for this challenge we will use SugarWOD, there will be a checkbox everyday where you can check on the days you hit your goal.
-You will receive 2 points for everyday you hit your goal of 800g of fruits and veggies
-You will receive 1 point for every class you attend at RCF
-Prizes for accumulating the most points in August

CrossFit Team Series:

The WODS will take place on Saturday September 22nd and Saturday September 29th. If you are officially registered please let a coach know so we can assign you a judge.

KIDS and TEENS:

These programs will start back up in September. Please register online or with a coach

SugarWOD:

We are rolling out an exciting new tool to help you track your workouts! Download SugarWOD to log results, prepare for the WOD, and encourage your fellow athletes. Both Android and iOS apps are available. Find the app in the App Store, Google Play or download at https://www.sugarwod.com/get-started. Once you download the app on your phone you will be asked to create a quick profile and then you will need to join Redstone CrossFit as your box. There is a gym password which is: livelifewell Please let us know if you need help with the set up or using the app. It is very user friendly and fun to use!

Ladies Brunch September 9th:

The next ladies brunch event will be at Grande Station a Social bistro located on Main street in downtown Littleton on September 9th at 10:30.We hope to see you there!

Smooth Rowing Seminar:

Are you interested in learning more about rowing or becoming a better rower? We will be hosting a rowing seminar with coach/owner of Smooth Rowing, Aaron Varcasio. The seminar will be held October 27th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. There are only 10 spots available so please sign up as soon as possible. Have any questions? See a coach for more details.

Veterans Day and Chili Cook-off:

This year we will be honoring all who have served on Saturday November 10th. We will also be hosting our first chili cook-off! Are you interested in showing off your pot of chili? Sign-up for an entry today!
Sweatshirt Pre-Order:
We are doing pre-orders for our new hoodies! The pre-order form is hanging on the blackboard at the gym. Order deadline is August 31st at 5 pm.

Spartan Race-Breckenridge:

Some of our members took on the Spartan BEAST a couple weeks ago in Breckenridge. They ran 13+ miles through Peak 8 and tackled more than 25 obstacles. Are you interested in participating in a race? The next one in Colorado will be held in Ft Carson in July. Stay tuned for more details!

Redstone Update!

Rogue Raffle!

We will be raffling off a $100 Rogue gift card. Do you want a chance to win? Write us a review on Google, Facebook, Yelp and Nextdoor to have your name entered into the drawing. A Google review is worth 2 entries and the others are worth 1. That means you have 5 chances to win the gift card if you write on all 4 platforms. We will announce the winner on August 31st. Happy reviewing!

Update!!!Saturday Partner WOD Schedule:

During our 6 week challenge, there will not be 10am classes held as these are reserved for the challenge class. We will host 9am partner WODS.

August Gym Challenge:

This month we are challenging everyone to eat 800g of fruits and veggies everyday in August. The key is that you can weigh the item as a standalone or unprocessed item. It does not matter if the item is cooked, canned, frozen, or fresh.
*Dried fruits/vegetables and juices do not count towards the total.
-For tracking points for this challenge we will use SugarWOD, there will be a checkbox everyday where you can check on the days you hit your goal.
-You will receive 2 points for everyday you hit your goal of 800g of fruits and veggies
-You will receive 1 point for every class you attend at RCF
-Prizes for accumulating the most points in August

SugarWOD:

We are rolling out an exciting new tool to help you track your workouts! Download SugarWOD to log results, prepare for the WOD, and encourage your fellow athletes. Both Android and iOS apps are available. Find the app in the App Store, Google Play or download at https://www.sugarwod.com/get-started. Once you download the app on your phone you will be asked to create a quick profile and then you will need to join Redstone CrossFit as your box. There is a gym password which is: livelifewell Please let us know if you need help with the set up or using the app. It is very user friendly and fun to use!

Q Man Classic 5K on August 18th:

We will not be holding a partner WOD this Saturday August 18th as we invite you to join us for the 9th Annual Q-Man Classic 5K Run. This run is a memorial run in honor of Quinton Sanford. Quinton was a student at Highlands Ranch High School and an active member of the Cross Country Team. Q-Man, despite his struggle with autism, showed perseverance and dedication to all things HRHS. Quinton’s passion, positive attitude, and love for all aspects of life are qualities we believe our entire community should emulate.

All proceeds will go to Autism Speaks and the Q-Man Scholarship for Cross Country.
Registration information can be found here.

Fantasy Football Draft:

The fantasy football draft will be Sunday August 26th at 1 pm at Max Taps. Even if you’re not participating in the draft, feel free to come hang out and enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon on Max Taps awesome patio.

Ladies Brunch September 9th:

The next ladies brunch event will be at Grande Station a Social bistro located on Main street in downtown Littleton on September 9th at 10:30.We hope to see you there!

Smooth Rowing Seminar:

Are you interested in learning more about rowing or becoming a better rower? We will be hosting a rowing seminar with coach/owner of Smooth Rowing, Aaron Varcasio. The seminar will be held October 27th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. There are only 10 spots available so please sign up as soon as possible. Have any questions? See a coach for more details.

Veterans Day and Chili Cook-off:

This year we will be honoring all who have served on Saturday November 10th. We will also be hosting our first chili cook-off! Are you interested in showing off your pot of chili? Sign-up for an entry today!

Sweatshirt Pre-Order:

We are doing pre-orders for our new hoodies! The pre-order form is hanging on the blackboard at the gym. Order deadline is August 31st at 5 pm.

Summer, Summer, Summertime!

JULY CHALLENGE!

June flew by and we have moved right into July. With that brings a new challenge-plank holds! Before or after class be sure to accumulate some time on those plank holds. Are you wondering how many minutes, hours or even days (insert shocked face here) that we’re working towards? Ask a coach!

July 4th Hours

We will have open gym from 8am-10am with the option to jump in on a class at 9 am. If you’re around drop in to get some work done.

Park WOD July 7th

We will hold our first park WOD of the season on July 7th. Get outside for a fun workout with us at Redstone Park starting at 8 am!

Paddle Boarding

8 boards remaining!!! Join us for our 3rd trip to the Gravel Pond located inside Chatfield State Park! We will meet at 10:00 am sharp to sign waivers, get gear, and go over basic paddle instruction with 5280 Paddle Sports. The cost is $30 and we have the board rentals for 2 hours. RSVP as soon as possible as we will only have access to 20 boards!

Ladies Brunch

Join some amazing Redstone ladies outside of the box for brunch on August 5th at 10:30! We will be meeting at Linger  in downtown Denver for delicious treats and beverages.

Comps, Comps and more Comps

There are a lot of CrossFit competitions in the near future! Here are some we would suggest participating in! Granite Games Throwdown (August 18) in Wheatridge, Femme Royale (September 8th) CrossFit Verve, Battle at the Rock (September 16) at CrossFit Castle Rock, Girls Gone RX (September 22) at Backcountry in Highlands Ranch and Festivus (October 13) at CrossFit Loop in Castle Rock.

Oly Technique

Our Oly Technique program has ended! We had some amazing PRs over the course of the program and couldn’t be more proud of the handwork the 6 athletes put in. We will hold a second class soon. Stay tuned for the announcement and details!

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Summer is here!

 

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

We had a BLAST at our 2nd Annual Battle of the boxes! We had some new gyms in the area join in on the fun as well as some who came back to throw down a second time. We look forward to growing this competition and sharing the experience with our CrossFit community and we have already started brainstorming on how we can make next year even better. Thank you to everyone who volunteered!!! We would not have been able to have a successful event without you.

June Challenge

We are nearing the end of our June rope climb challenge. Get those rope climbs in this week to reach our goal of 300 rope climbs in one month!

4th of July

We will have Open gym from 8 am-10 am and will have one class from 9 am-10 am. If you’re around, come on in for some fun!

Paddle Boarding

Join us for our 3rd trip to the Gravel Pond located inside Chatfield State Park on July 21st! We will meet at 10:00 am sharp to sign waivers, get gear, and go over basic paddle instruction with 5280 Paddle Sports. The cost is $30 and we have the board rentals for 2 hours. RSVP as soon as possible as we will only have access to 20 boards. See the below map for where the gravel pond is located. Where you turn into gravel pond, be sure to take the dirt road all the way to the back.

Shirts

We received some requests for new shirts and are happy to announce that an order is under way!

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Redstone Update

June Gym challenge

The June gym challenge is 300 rope climbs! We have 104 out of 300 so make sure to get a couple in either before or after class. Don’t have rope climbs down? No problem! We have scaled options. No excuses!

PR’s!!!

We had a ton of athletes hit deadlift PR’s this week. Congratulations on the hard work and consistent growth. Don’t forget to hit the gong LOUD and PROUD!

Lost and Found

We have collected some items for lost and found. Be sure to check it out as the items will be donated at the end of the week.

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. The parking lot will be full of vendors and athletes running in and out of the gym. Please plan to park on the street. Not participating in the WOD? Come by and cheer on the athletes as well as walk the vendor lane. We have local vendors coming in so be sure to check them out.

Paddle Boarding

Join us for our 3rd trip to the Gravel Pond located inside Chatfield State Park! We will meet at 10:00 am sharp to sign waivers, get gear, and go over basic paddle instruction with 5280 Paddle Sports. The cost is $30 and we have the board rentals for 2 hours. RSVP as soon as possible as we will only have access to 20 boards.

 

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend

We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Lets not forget what this weekend is all about as we honor the fallen men and women.

Gym Bike Ride

Join us on June 2nd at 9:00 am to bike 10 miles! We will meet at Reynolds Landing on Santa Fe, located behind Breckenridge Brewery. We will 5 ride miles north and turn around to head back with the option to stop at St. Patricks brewery for a beverage and some lawn games. Don’t let the distance scare you! This is a fun, easy ride.

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Shirts will be available for purchase for $25 a piece. Redstone will be providing breakfast items such as burritos, kodiak cakes and bananas. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. Important date reminders for this event:

June 1st: T-shirt pre-order deadline and payment due to Redstone

JUNE 15th: Registration and payment deadline for the WOD due to Redstone 

Wondering what the workout is going to be? Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

RX:

Running

Pull-Ups

Box Jump Overs

Rope Climbs

Clean

Jerks

Deadlift

Wallball

+1 surprise movement

SCALED:

Running

Ring Rows

Box Step-Overs

Rope Pull-Ups

Clean

Deadlift

Medball Front Squats

+1 surprise movement

Here is a preview of the shirts and tank tops:

Paddle Boarding

Join us for our 3rd trip to the Gravel Pond located inside Chatfield State Park! We will meet at 10:00 am sharp to sign waivers, get gear, and go over basic paddle instruction with 5280 Paddle Sports. The cost is $30 and we have the board rentals for 2 hours. RSVP as soon as possible as we will only have access to 20 boards.

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May 20th 2018: Redstone Update

Mens Only Disc Golf Event:

The mens Disc Golf event was a blast! We enjoyed getting out of the gym with the boys. Thanks to Max Taps for having us over after. We’re looking forward to the next one!

MURPH!

Memorial Day is next weekend which means it is Murph time! Please RSVP for a heat time in Zen Planner (heats are updated for Saturday in the app) and on the sign-up sheet at the gym. We will have some snacks as well for refueling post WOD. Feel free to bring spectators by to watch this amazing workout as we honor Lt. Michael P. Murphy!

Gym Bike Ride

Join us on June 2nd at 11:00 am to bike 10 miles! We will meet at Reynolds Landing on Santa Fe, located behind Breckenridge Brewery. We will 5 ride miles north and turn around to head back with the option to stop at St. Patricks brewery for a beverage and some lawn games. Don’t let the distance scare you! This is a fun, easy ride.

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Shirts will be available for purchase for $25 a piece. Redstone will be providing breakfast items such as burritos, kodiak cakes and bananas. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. Important date reminders for this event:

June 1st: T-shirt pre-order deadline and payment due to Redstone

JUNE 15th: Registration and payment deadline for the WOD due to Redstone 

Wondering what the workout is going to be? Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

RX:

Running

Pull-Ups

Box Jump Overs

Rope Climbs

Clean

Jerks

Deadlift

Wallball

+1 surprise movement

SCALED:

Running

Ring Rows

Box Step-Overs

Rope Pull-Ups

Clean

Deadlift

Medball Front Squats

+1 surprise movement

Here is a preview of the shirts and tank tops:

Paddle Boarding

Join us for our 3rd trip to the Gravel Pond located inside Chatfield State Park! We will meet at 10:00 am sharp to sign waivers, get gear, and go over basic paddle instruction with 5280 Paddle Sports. The cost is $30 and we have the board rentals for 2 hours. RSVP as soon as possible as we will only have access to 20 boards.

 

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Weekly Update

Nutrition Coaching

We are now offering individualized nutrition coaching for RCF members!

Supplements

Wondering about what protein you should be taking?

Festivus Games

We have 5 athletes participating in Festivus this year. Come down to CrossFit Loop on April 21st to cheer on your Redstone family! See the link for more details. HTTPS://FESTIVUSGAMES.COM/REGISTER/11778/

1st Anniversary Party

Join us on April 27th at 5pm as we celebrate our 1 year anniversary. We will have tournament style games such as bucket ball and corn hole. We will also have prizes to raffle off. All Redstone members will receive 1 raffle ticket. Want to increase your odds at winning an RCF Under Armor drawstring bag? How about a gift card to Eat Fit Go? What about a Rogue gift card? Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase!

Spartan Race

On May 6th a team of Redstone Spartans will be taking on the Spartan Sprint down in Ft. Carson, Colorado. The sprint will be a 3-5 mile course with 20-23 obstacles. Typically, the race course map will be release the day before the event which will tell us the exact distance and amount of obstacles. See link to register under team name Redstone CrossFit

HTTPS://WWW.SPARTAN.COM/EN/RACE/DETAIL/3267/OVERVIEW?FILTER=SPRINT. Have other questions before registering? See Cindy for more details.

MURPH!

On May 26th we will honor Lt Michael “Murph” Murphy by completing his workout of choice:

1 mile run

100 pull-ups

200 push-ups

300 squats

1 mile run

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Shirts will be available for purchase for $25 a piece. Redstone will be providing breakfast items such as burritos, kodiak cakes and bananas. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. Important date reminders for this event:

MAY 30th: T-shirt pre-order deadline and payment due to Redstone

JUNE 15th: Registration and payment deadline for the WOD due to Redstone 

Here is a preview of the shirts:

Wondering what the workout is going to be? Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

RX:

Running

Pull-Ups

Box Jump Overs

Rope Climbs

Clean

Jerks

Deadlift

Wallball

+1 surprise movement

SCALED:

Running

Ring Rows

Box Step-Overs

Rope Pull-Ups

Clean

Deadlift

Medball Front Squats

+1 surprise movement

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter!

We hope you all enjoyed a fun, safe holiday with your loved ones.

Boys will be…BOYS

Our first mens only event was a blast! The guys spent some time working on their snatch and clean and jerk. They brewed a beer that will be cracked open during Murph on May 26th. They also played some dodge ball and played spike ball wearing…weighted vests because why not?

Challenge Class

We have a NEW 6 week challenge beginning April 3rd! Be sure to say hi and to introduce them to our community!

Oly Technique

Begins April 17th with Coach Matt. Class times will be Wednesdays at 7pm, Fridays at 6pm, and Oly CLUB will be Saturdays at 8am. All Oly Technique participants received an e-mail from Coach Matt welcoming you to the program. Have questions? See a coach for details.

Festivus Games

Join the individual competition down at CrossFit Loop on April 21st. See the link for more details. HTTPS://FESTIVUSGAMES.COM/REGISTER/11778/

1st Anniversary Party

Join us on April 27th at 5pm as we celebrate our 1 year anniversary. We will have tournament style games such as bucket ball and corn hole. Redstone will be providing food and beer. Feel free to bring something to share with everyone. We will also have prizes to raffle off. All Redstone members will receive 1 raffle ticket. Want to increase your odds at winning? Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase. We hope to see you all there!

Spartan Race

On May 6th a team of Redstone Spartans will be taking on the Spartan Sprint down in Ft. Carson, Colorado. The sprint will be a 3-5 mile course with 20-23 obstacles. Typically, the race course map will be release the day before the event which will tell us the exact distance and amount of obstacles. See link to register under team name Redstone CrossFit

HTTPS://WWW.SPARTAN.COM/EN/RACE/DETAIL/3267/OVERVIEW?FILTER=SPRINT. Have other questions before registering? See Cindy for more details.

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Shirts will be available for purchase for $25 a piece. Redstone will be providing breakfast items such as burritos, kodiak cakes and bananas. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. Important date reminders for this event:

MAY 30th: T-shirt pre-order deadline and payment due to Redstone

JUNE 15th: Registration and payment deadline for the WOD due to Redstone 

Here is a preview of the shirts:

Wondering what the workout is going to be? Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

RX:

Running

Pull-Ups

Box Jump Overs

Rope Climbs

Clean

Jerks

Deadlift

Wallball

+1 surprise movement

SCALED:

Running

Ring Rows

Box Step-Overs

Rope Pull-Ups

Clean

Deadlift

Medball Front Squats

+1 surprise movement

Here is the sign-up link for WOD times and shirt orders:

HTTPS://DOCS.GOOGLE.COM/SPREADSHEETS/D/1ANBYIB8F9O2YP889ML9FZH2H_A_U4VO4RVY-_WJSYFK/EDIT#GID=0

3.25.2018 WEEKLY UPDATE

2018 Crossfit Open is a WRAP:

We closed out another successful year of the CrossFit Open. We are proud to say so many of our members had multiple PRs and never waivered during the 5 weeks of tough workouts. Be sure to take away not only your PRs but also where you fell short so you can see how well you improve during the 2019 CrossFit Open. Bring on 19.1 !

Barbells & Brews:

Mens Only Event on March 30th starting at 6pm! Come lift something heavy and brew beer that we will crack open during MURPH. Feel free to bring a buddy along

Challenge Class

Do you have family members or friends who are interested in trying CrossFit? We have a NEW 6 week challenge beginning April 3rd! Small, individualized classes with specialized nutrition planning specific to their fitness goals. Sign-up today!

Oly Technique

Begins April 17th with Coach Matt. Class times will be Wednesdays at 7pm, Fridays at 6pm, and Oly CLUB will be Saturdays at 8am. All Oly Technique participants received an e-mail from Coach Matt welcoming you to the program. Have questions? See a coach for details.

Festivus Games

Join the individual competition down at CrossFit Loop on April 21st. See the link for more details. HTTPS://FESTIVUSGAMES.COM/REGISTER/11778/

1st Anniversary Party

Join us on April 27th at 5pm as we celebrate our 1 year anniversary. We will have tournament style games such as bucket ball and corn hole. Redstone will be providing food and beer. Feel free to bring something to share with everyone. We will also have prizes to raffle off. All Redstone members will receive 1 raffle ticket. Want to increase your odds at winning? Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase. We hope to see you all there!

Spartan Race

On May 6th a team of Redstone Spartans will be taking on the Spartan Sprint down in Ft. Carson, Colorado. The sprint will be a 3-5 mile course with 20-23 obstacles. Typically, the race course map will be release the day before the event which will tell us the exact distance and amount of obstacles. See link to register under team name Redstone CrossFit

HTTPS://WWW.SPARTAN.COM/EN/RACE/DETAIL/3267/OVERVIEW?FILTER=SPRINT. Have other questions before registering? See Cindy for more details.

2nd Annual Battle of the Boxes

On June 23rd we will battle it out with our local CrossFit community with one partner style WOD. Pick a partner of your choice that will be in the same division (RX or Scaled) and M/M or F/F with a cost of $50/team. Shirts will be available for purchase for $25 a piece. Redstone will be providing breakfast items such as burritos, kodiak cakes and bananas. Warm-ups will be self led so be sure to come at least 15 minutes before your heat time to get in the prescribed warm-up. Important date reminders for this event:

MAY 30th: T-shirt pre-order deadline and payment due to Redstone

JUNE 15th: Registration and payment deadline for the WOD due to Redstone  

Here is a preview of the shirts:

Wondering what the workout is going to be? Here are some of the movements you can expect to see:

RX:

Running

Pull-Ups

Box Jump Overs

Rope Climbs

Clean

Jerks

Deadlift

Wallball

+1 surprise movement

SCALED:

Running

Ring Rows

Box Step-Overs

Rope Pull-Ups

Clean

Deadlift

Medball Front Squats

+1 surprise movement

Here is the sign-up link for WOD times and shirt orders:

HTTPS://DOCS.GOOGLE.COM/SPREADSHEETS/D/1ANBYIB8F9O2YP889ML9FZH2H_A_U4VO4RVY-_WJSYFK/EDIT#GID=0

We are a dog friendly gym. Feel free to bring your fur babies with you, just don’t forget to clean up after them

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