Yoga and CrossFit: Cheese and Biscuits

By Gemma Bailey on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Yoga is the cheese to the CrossFit biscuit. The combination is now so highly regarded there’s a whole host of Crossfit trainers that have trained as yoga teachers (and vice versa), and yoga with CrossFit even has its own hashtag – ‘yogiwod’. If you chuck yoga and CrossFit into a Google search hundreds of articles […]

We are Hiring! New Box, New Year, New Blood!

By Gemma Bailey on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Aphobos CrossFit is looking to develop it’s Team, we are looking to grow our Team for our move to our new box in Q3 2018. We are looking for CF L1/2 Trainer’s or Strength & Conditioning Coaches, looking to develop into CrossFit Trainers. We offer apprenticeships and much more. Join the Aphobos Team and enjoy […]

Athlete of the Month – October, Emma Donkin

By Gemma Bailey on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Athlete of the Month Congratulations to Emma Donkin on becoming our October Athlete of the Month. We feel that Emma has shown such commitment through her CrossFit pregnancy and is still achieving great results in WOD’s and through strength. We are so excited to be part of your postpartum journey! We also recently found out Emma […]

Athlete of the Month – November, Victoria Scaramuzza

By Gemma Bailey on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Athlete of the Month – Victoria Scaramuzza What was your initial response to becoming athlete of the month? OMG – complete shock! What movement do you enjoy the most? Well there are currently two – box jumps and deadlifts What movement do you enjoy the least? Burpees – it’s a bit of a love hate […]

Test Month – Everyone needs a goal!

By Gemma Bailey on Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Test Month Test month is upon us, and we can see it has got you all talking. Here is a quick guide/ summary of why we do during test month and what can be expected from training and for those taking part. Starting Monday 6th November 2017 and spanning several weeks in to December we […]

The Importance and Benefits of Good Programming

By Gemma Bailey on Monday, September 11th, 2017

Aphobos CrossFit’s Programming is developed by Gemma Bailey (Owner and Head Coach). The CrossFit Methodology is closely followed as a whole with the benefit if years of Programming behind her, allowing the Aphobos Programming to be tailored for our members. We offer ‘Fitness’ based Programming, which is designed for all members from 0-12 months of […]

Aphobos Mini Blog No. 5- I Want Pull-Ups!

By Gemma Bailey on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Here is a brief Blog to get those CrossFit Pull-ups in the Box or Gym; One of the most common questions we get here @aphoboscrossfit is how do I get a pull-up 💪? Unfortunately this question comes from our female members most often. Amongst others a great way is through Shoulder Activates and De-Activates to […]

Aphobos Blog No 4. CORE

By Gemma Bailey on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Aphobos Blog No 4: CORE This weeks blog is regarding your core, the middle section of your body many of us neglect during training and the area of the body that is required for most compound movement and strength governs your potential power (your ability to generate force into an external stimulus).   The first […]

Athlete of the Month – August

By Gemma Bailey on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Congratulations to Lewis Donkin on becoming our August Athlete of the Month. We have seen massive improvements from Lewis since test month, his strength and ability to try skill work has really grown and we can see a big improvement in his confidence and will to try harder. Well done Lewis! Don’t forget as Athlete of the Month you get your […]

Aphobos Weekly BLOG No. 3- Started from the bottom, now I’m here…

By Gemma Bailey on Friday, July 28th, 2017

This Blog is about me (Tom Collins, Junior Trainer at Aphobos) I don’t mean for it to be over self-indulgent but I hope people can relate to my story and provide a bit of evidence or support for anyone in a similar position or for anyone that may want to take a similar path. My […]