Raleigh Crossfit – Raleigh, NC – @raleighcrossfit


As work brought me to downtown Raleigh, Raleigh Crossfit was the closest option to my hotel (Sheraton).   You could run there in theory – 0.7 mi – but since I couldn’t find the WOD posted ahead of time, I wasn’t about to risk it.  Thank god, because the WOD was:

  • “Karen” (150 wall balls) 5min rest then 50 double squat wall balls.

After that nightmare was over, I wasn’t about to run home.  Sorry gang, just wasn’t that die hard that die.

Here’s a view from the inside:


Here’s a view from the Oly side:

Here are the particulars:

If you’re in downtown Raleigh, this is an easy spot to hit.  They have ample parking too.  And, there’s enough BBQ to undo any good you’ve done while visiting.

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We are busy. We are overbooked. We are traveling. We are unmotivated. We are tired. We are agitated. We are unproductive. We are overweight. We are unhappy. We are why. I'm a pharmacist, I travel regionally for work and have been all of these things. What elevates me from these emotional ditches? Good health. My nearly 100 year-old Italian grandmother "Nana" said a long time ago: "If you don't have your health, you don't have nothing." Considering she still rakes leaves and gives me hell for, well, just about everything, I think she's pretty damn sharp and fit. On the other end of the spectrum: My dad died at 65 from a heart attack. He was a diabetic, a previous smoker, a recovered drug addict, a food addict, hypertensive, arthritic, immobile nearing amputation and, simply, wasn't living. For all intensive purposes, I'm fit and healthy. Armed with degrees in biology and pharmacy (read: loans) and these two family stories, you'd think staying on track is easy. Newsflash: it's not. Traveling / Working / Fathering / Mothering / fill-in-the-blanking are obstacles we all have to overcome. So, how do we do it? Suitcase Fitness was born from the hope that by sharing my small health and fitness victories while traveling, others may be inspired to find new ways to stay engaged with their health. My vision is that others will use this venue to share their "baggage" and small steps taken to overcome health challenges. I get by with a little help from my friends. - The Beetles The things that last, never happen overnight. - Slaves

2 thoughts on “Raleigh Crossfit – Raleigh, NC – @raleighcrossfit

  1. Thank you for taking the time to visit and train with us. We appreciate the videos, photo and write up. Safe travels! See you next time!


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