CrossFit has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 10 years, in part, because it can be augmented to meet a client’s individual workout needs. Whether you are a marathon runner, a casual athlete, or just starting out, there is no time like the present to get strong and healthy and feeling great. Get to that empowering place of looking good and feeling good, and do it right here in the Green Mountain State. So, throw on those sweatpants, don that headband and follow us on a muscle-popping adventure through the 9 Best CrossFit gyms in Vermont.
Established in 2013, this welcoming group of CrossFit members comprises a tight-knit community dedicated to health and the personal physical gain of each individual. Members often cheer each other on, and the last person to finish their workout often, reportedly, gets the loudest cheers. Whether you are new to CrossFit, a retired cop, or a semi-pro athlete, you’ll fit right in at 802 CrossFit.
At this state-of-the-art gym and training facility, there are three “paths” you can take with you CrossFit training: fitness, sport, and competition. While the fitness path is geared to those just starting out, and the sport is a step up from that. The competition path, finally, it for those who eat and breathe CrossFit.
Mountain Trail CrossFit is a is a 5,200 square-foot strength and conditioning facility with Rogue Rigs, bumper plates, wall balls, barbells (men’s, women’s, and training bars), kettlebells, ropes, sleds, rowers, gymnastic rings, jump ropes, bikes, and more. There is also a handy retail store offering energy bars, hydration, and protein supplements.
At GMCF, their CrossFit program is a lot like “curriculum in school.” You’ll work with a trainer who will evaluate your progress based on your goals, and assign you “homework” that will help in your training. You will also find that the GMCF program is inclusive and exclusive like some other programs, as well as fun and effective.
At CrossFit Burlington, they believe that the strength of the community starts with strength of the individual, and their goals are to provide the tools so that members can achieve their goals. Young, old, beginner, or athlete, CFB accepts all kinds and applies the ten precepts of CrossFit to their programs in order to increase speed, coordination, agility, balance, accuracy, cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, and flexibility.
With a facility that is as dedicated to helping to protect the environment as it is dedicated to its members, CrossFit TT offers PT certification programs and their coaches boast accreditations from USA Triathlon, POSE Running, ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association), USA Cycling, USA Track and Field, and more. In their state-of-the-art facility, they use frame-by-frame video analysis to help member achieve their CrossFit goals.
Established in 2015, every day at CrossFit Rising Star is an opportunity, and, unlike other gyms, their certified training staff will work with you in small groups or one-on-one. Plus, they will sit down with you and help you to plan your goals, as well as the roadmap you will use to get there. As you progress along this journey together, you will share in the setbacks and celebrate the goals.
Waterbury believes CrossFit can be fun for you and the workout community, and they provide committed, professional coaching to help member realize both short and long-term goals. At this community orientated gym and fitness center, you will find that you end up depending on the community as much as the coach for inspiration and instruction.
Offering group fitness, personal training, Zumba classes, and more, Middlebury Fitness boast that their staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and welcoming staff and that their facilities are clean, comfortable, and well maintained. Plus, they offer TRX training, a form of CrossFit developed by a former Navy Seal for an ultra-hardcore workout.