Success stories from local Durham members
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"I feel like part of the team"
I joined CrossFit back in July 2020 on a free week and after one session I was hooked I was so nervous been a bigger girl a lot of gyms have such a sigma of been pretentious but not here I can honestly say everyone is lovely and helpful and I feel like pa...
"Crossfit FCF is not just a gym"
Crossfit FCF is not just a gym, it’s a place like no other with one in a million people. The family orientated environment and camaraderie is unbelievable and never fails to make me feel good. I’ve been a member at FCF for 2 and a half years and i...
"To say it's changed my life is an understatement"
I've always been an active person, from being a Ballroom Dancer and track athlete to becoming a group fitness instructor. Over the last two years, my role has changed considerably and I now find myself behind a desk every day with a slight anxiety of t...
"The coaching is outstanding"
After my previous gym closed I was desperate to get back into a gym after lockdown one. I’d heard great things about CrossFit FCF so decided to sign up for their 7 day free trial. On day one I sat outside in the carpark feeling mega anxious - walking ...
"FCF is so much more than a gym"
I have been coming to FCF for about a year and a half after going to watch a competition that was held by FCF in their old location. This was my first exposure to any form of CrossFit. I had been going to gym and bootcamps for years and always enjoyed the...
"Best decision I ever made!"
I started wanting to get fitter during lockdown but was petrified to walk into a gym, particularly one like CrossFit where I expected everyone would be thinking what is she doing here but I needn’t have worried. Andy and Liam are both so supportive, sca...
"I have never ever felt so welcome"
I’m only about 8/9 weeks into my journey with these guys and I have never ever felt so welcome, supported and valued as a member of a gym as I do here. It’s not a gym it’s a family, it’s a community of like minded people who want to be fit, heal...
"CrossfitFCF has changed my life"
CrossfitFCF has changed my life! Since starting in May 2018 I've never looked back. The community that FCF has built is truly excellent. I've met amazing people and made friends for life. The coaching is outstanding and varied which helps keep things ...
"You really won't regret it!"
I've been a member of FCF since its earliest days and I have never looked back. I needed to make some big changes, physically and mentally, and this place changed everything I thought I knew about fitness. With Liam and Andy's help and encouragement I lea...
"I love being a member of CrossFit FCF!"
I love being a member of CrossFit FCF! The encouragement and support you receive from the coaches and other members is just incredible. Everyday is different at CrossFit FCF but you can always guarantee that someone will be there cheering you on!...
"I have started loving fitness again"
I joined CrossFit FcF about 8 weeks a go. Before that I attended a local gym, doing a couple of classes a week and the odd weight session. I was finding it really hard to motivate myself and was losing interest, so I decided to try something new. In the s...
A friendly gym environment with superb facilities, topped off with first class coaching....
"CrossFit FCF made fitness fun!"
Sarah Jayne Thompson
CrossFit fcf has literally changed my life. For me starting was always about loosing weight but it’s amazing how quickly that focus changed. It changed from wanting to loose weight to wanting to progress within the movements. And because I loved it so m...
"Genuinely my favourite place to be!"
I can honestly say that FCF has changed my life. Without the amazing coaches and the fantastic community I have been able to achieve things I never thought was possible. I’m not someone who is naturally sporty or comfortable in a gym, but I’ve f...
"I feel my best when i am at FCF"
I joined FCF just over 2 year ago now, and I can honestly say it's one of the best things I have ever decided to do changing me not only physically but mentally. I have changed so much for better. From the minute you walk in til the minute you leave every...
Start Today Feel Better Tomorrow
We know walking through the door is the hardest part. You take the first step and we’ll meet you where you are.
HOW DO WE HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS?
Scroll down to see our timeline to get you from today to the future healthier, happier you.
Week 1: Foundations of Fitness
Meet our professional coaches and get familiar with the movements you’ll be using in group classes. Many of these movements you already know — we’re just going to make you better at them. We’ll teach you how to jump, squat, pull, and press with safe, effective technique so you can get stronger and avoid injury. Don’t worry if you need extra time here. Everyone has their own pace.
Week 2: Get Into the Groove
Chat with our staff about your goals and start attending classes that work for your schedule. Don’t be afraid to show up early, ask questions, cheer on your peers, and socialize after the workout! Our community means the world to us and we want you to be a part of it.
Week 3: Be Ready to Sweat
Congrats on making some new friends! Take in the community and see how it feels to belong to a group of fit-minded people. If you surround yourself with others who have achieved your goals, you are more likely to succeed.
Week 4: Keep Going!
You might be feeling a little sore at this point, but that’s a good thing. Your body is adapting to your new level of fitness. Just one month of consistent effort and you’ll start seeing results. We’ll check in with your goals and keep you accountable.
Week 8: A Happier, Healthier You
After two months of steady work, you’ve learned to do things you never thought you could. You are stronger, faster, and more athletic than you were before. Time to celebrate your new lifestyle of reaching milestones, pushing toward your potential, achieving PRs (personal records), and so much more!