We want to make sure you start off on the right foot!

Kelowna CrossFit offers a Foundations Program to help new athletes learn the necessary skills and movements before joining regular classes. The program is mandatory if you have not participated in CrossFit before.

How Do I Start?

The Foundations Program consists of six one-on-one coaching sessions where you will be introduced to the foundational CrossFit movements. This will allow you to safely join our regular classes. The cost for the program is $240 ($40 per session). Pre-payment is required through the MindBody system using the following steps:

  • Click on the MindBody button below.
  • If you have a Mindbody login, you will be prompted to login before purchasing. Create a new account if you do not have a MindBody profile already.
  • Click on the "MEMBERSHIPS" tab. Under "Select Item", choose "Crossfit Classes" and then "Foundations all sessions (personal)".


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CrossFit is a fitness regimen developed by Greg Glassman over several decades. CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. All CrossFit workouts are based on functional movements, and these movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more. These are the core movements of life. They move the largest loads the longest distances, so they are ideal for maximizing the amount of work done in the shortest time. Intensity is essential for results and is measurable as work divided by time—or power. The more work you do in less time, or the higher the power output, the more intense the effort. By employing a constantly varied approach to training, functional movements and intensity lead to dramatic gains in fitness.

The community that spontaneously arises when people do these workouts together is a key component of why CrossFit is so effective, and it gave birth to a global network of CrossFit affiliates that number over 13,000. Harnessing the natural camaraderie, competition and fun of sport or game yields an intensity that cannot be matched by other means.

The CrossFit program is driven by data. Using whiteboards as scoreboards, keeping accurate scores and records, running a clock, and precisely defining the rules and standards for performance, we not only motivate unprecedented output but derive both relative and absolute metrics at every workout. This data has important value well beyond motivation.

Overall, the aim of CrossFit is to forge a broad, general and inclusive fitness supported by measurable, observable and repeatable results. The program prepares trainees for any physical contingency—not only for the unknown but for the unknowable, too. Our specialty is not specializing.

While CrossFit challenges the world's fittest, the program is designed for universal scalability, making it the perfect application for any committed individual, regardless of experience. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change the program. The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree, not kind.

Courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.