Building the jigsaw We often get asked how we program our everyday sessions. Knowing how we plan these can help you add goals and understand principles of ‘why’ you do certain things! Our first step towards programming for CrossFit, is to create a base plan on what our goals are. For gym based programming we need to have our generalised goals looking to build on the 10 components of fitness which are ⬇️ So what are some of the things we think about?! We need to build mechanics before any form of intensity and strength

I first walked through the doors to ShireFit (CFEN back then!) way back in 2015. It was the day after my 18th birthday and what a treat I was in for! My first session hitting the lunch time class, I was introduced to rowling and a 1 rep max front squat. A throwback to writing our PB’s with bits of chalk. Putting our own names on the board in whatever size we wanted. Those were the days. Little did I know that very quickly I would become addicted to the pain