Top CrossFit Studios In Connecticut

November 3, 2012 6:00 AM

crossfitworkout Top CrossFit Studios In Connecticut

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A growing trend in fitness is CrossFit workouts. Across the state, new and seasoned members are meeting their exercise goals through these unique programs. In a family and team atmosphere, you will learn the fundamentals and meet your fitness or health goals. CrossFit offers variety in its daily challenges and flexibility in class schedules, meeting morning through night. Try it out at any of these great CrossFit studios throughout the region.

CrossFit Triton

801 N. Main St. Ext.
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 626-9359

Since September 2011, CrossFit Triton has brought Wallingford together as a community. Its common goal is fitness and team support. With certified CrossFit trainers, members will have a WOD (Work of the Day) with new challenges and variety on a daily basis. Free Saturday classes are available for beginners to learn body-weight and weighted exercises from push-ups to kettleballs. New members will start with on-ramp classes offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. or Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Beginners are required to attend six on-ramp courses over two weeks for $175 or three personal training sessions for $275. Discounts apply to military, first responders and students. Weekend kids’ CrossFit and endurance classes also make this location unique.

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CrossFit Strongtown
1432 Old Waterbury Road
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 232-3588

Strongtown’s workouts address 10 domains: stamina, power, strength, speed, coordination, flexibility, balance, agility, accuracy and cardio and respiratory endurance. Classes offered are daily WOD and Olympic weightlifting twice a week. New members and those interested in learning about CrossFit can attend a free class. It is recommended that new members attend the studio’s CrossFit Elements Program. These one-on-one sessions with a trainer will assess your personal goals and fitness level. Family discounts apply to memberships. Strongtown offers small group, five-person-maximum classes for those interested in organizing friends or family for a workout.

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CrossFit Nor’Easter
221 Newfield Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 580-9348

Specially trained and certified trainers will challenge you to meet your fitness goals at Nor’Easter. This CrossFit program maintains variety to keep you challenged. This small, friendly gym offers team and trainer support. Free classes are offered on the first Saturday of every month at 10:15 a.m. New members will begin their CrossFit journey with a three-hour on-ramp program to learn the fundamentals. Discounts are offered to first responders and students. The class schedule includes morning, noon and evening make-up classes. Olympic lifting class is offered Tuesday nights at 7:15 p.m.

CrossFit Milford
49 Research Drive, Unit B
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 283-7751

CrossFit Milford is not your typical gym. Its strength and conditioning focuses on maintaining your health and fitness through WOD, yoga and kids classes. Expect to challenge your body in push-ups, barbells and kettleballs. CrossFit Milford’s team atmosphere will be there every step of the way for encouragement. Free introductory classes are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. with a step down to give beginners a chance to learn CrossFit workouts. Yoga is offered on Sundays. CrossFit kids’ courses combine motor, cognitive and neurological development each Saturday at 10 a.m. Prices vary based on a three-, six- or 12-month commitment. Classes are offered morning, noon, afternoon and evening from Monday through Friday with no evening classes on weekends.

CrossFit New Haven
1175 State St.
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 777-2364

The first word that comes to mind at CrossFit New Haven is family. Throughout its physical and mental workouts, you will have support, encouragement and membership dedication. With 10 male and female coaches, you will learn how to meet your fitness, performance, competition and endurance goals. Start your challenge through its 12-session on-ramp courses with a focus on skill building and nutrition before progressing to regular classes. Check the website daily for an updated WOD roster. Kids’ courses are fun for children ages 10-16 on Tuesdays and Fridays at 4 p.m.

Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at

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