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With CrossFit sweeping the nation and more than thirty "boxes" huddled around Boston alone, it's clear that this military-based, high-intensity interval approach to fitness resonates with our city's residents. But until this winter's arrival of CrossFit Coolidge Corner, Brookline was left in the cold—though rest assured, its denizens were likely running hills at Summit Avenue with November Project. CFCC, the first facility in Brookline, boasts a Reebok affiliation, 4100 square feet of free-form conditioning equipment, and access to its upstairs neighbor BodyScapes Fitness, home to a more traditional gym environment and its associated amenities.
Offering a variety of monthly membership packages, the box runs eight daily small group classes focused on the "Workout of the Day" (also known as "WOD"; CFCC breaks down plenty of its vocabulary here). The company notes that its programming pulls from the CrossFit principles of "universal scalability and constant variance," using elements of everything from gymnastics and military conditioning to weightlifting and mobility strategies, led by head coach Brett Kokoruda and his team. In addition to the gym itself, CFCC also contains a Reebok-branded apparel and gear retail store.
· Why is CrossFit So Popular Right Now? [Racked]
· CrossFit Coolidge Corner [Official Site]