1517 Railroad Street
Glendale, CA 91204


February 2012

Two WODs in a Day

It’s called the WOD, workout of the day.  Workout, singular, not plural.  One workout, 15 minute AMRAP, 5 rounds for time, box jumps, pull-ups, front squats, etc.  I got it, good to go.  Now you want me to do a second workout?  Short answer, yes! Now relax, kids.  I’m...

Working out to improve your mood?

It’s amazing to see the many ways exercise can help us.  Exercising aids in our appearance, health, vitality, and overall quality of life.    Have you noticed that you feel better, sexier, happier, stronger, and more confident when you are in a consistent workout regimen...

Top Tips for CrossFit Newbie Success

Here are the top 5 tips that will set a newbie up for succeed here at CrossFit Merge. 1.  Introduce yourself to others in the class How will this help you ask?  When you introduce yourself to someone you’ll feel more comfortable in the class and realize that you’re not the only...

It’s Game Day!

What do Mikko Salo Julie Foucher Chris Spealler Camille LeBlanc-Bazinet Rich Froning Annie Thorisdottir and you have in common?  No, it’s not that they put their pants on one leg at a time, because I’ve seen Mikko throw both feet simultaneously into his gaberdines...

2012 CrossFit Games Open: WOD 1

The 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is HERE!!!   Take this awesome opportunity to participate in a worldwide event that involves all the other CrossFitters from around the globe.  This is a 5-week competition where EVERYBODY is welcome to compete.  How many of you are excited to...

The CrossFit Games Open is Now!

Click on this link to register under the CrossFit Merge Affiliate.   We will be doing the CrossFit Open Workouts every Friday starting this week and going for 5 weeks.  This is going to be an  awesome and fun time to compete with other CrossFitters all over the world. Do you have...

Athlete Spotlight – Chris Backley

If any of you have been around Chris, you know why we have chosen him for our featured Athlete Spotlight. Chris is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet!  Funny, dedicated and hard-working are just a few adjectives that would describe him.  He holds himself to high standards...

Class Schedule Update

Quick update of the Class Schedule: -Sunday now has a 10am Beginners class followed by an 11am Intermediate class.   -The Tuesday 7:30pm class is now All Levels.   -No 6:30am class on Monday for Presidents Day (February 20).  All other classes are on the normal schedule.  ...

Improving our Athleticism

A main thing that we focus on in CrossFit is intensity.  How much intensity we display in a WOD will determine if we did our best and ultimately give us better results.  One way in which we measure our intensity is through timing our WODs and recording the weights we lift.  This...

New Classes

Starting Sunday, February 19th, there will now be two classes on Sunday. 10:00am will be our beginner class 11:00am will be our intermediate class As our community grows, so will the class schedule to ensure you continue receive high quality, personal coaching. Tuesday’s...