BoxChamp Blog

Come in, it’s The Open

The CrossFit Open is finally here   The Reebok CrossFit Open starts this Thursday 22 February and will run until 26 March. The open is the first set of competitions, which determine what athletes and teams will make it to the Regionals and the CrossFit Games. This is not, however, the ultimate goal for most

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How gyms are making the world a better place

Health and fitness have benefits that go beyond looking and feeling great. There is more to it than losing weight, toning up and having a physique you like. Being active can impact your mental state, happiness and sleep patterns. It makes you happier, less stressed and gives you a healthy glow. Happy people means a

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Create and maintain a good company culture

Company culture is the essence of what your brand is and filters throughout your entire organisation. Managing your gym to create a good company culture is an important part of running your own fitness facility. Your company culture will be noticed by your customers and employees and will impact their experience in your gym. Fostering

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Recover, Recover, Recover

How to recover from a strenuous workout   Did you wake up feeling the dreaded sharp pains in your muscles? It is easy to get carried away in the WOD when your friends are cheering you on. It is good to push your limits to grow and improve your strength, metabolic conditioning and stamina. You

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Merchandise – clutter or cash

Have you ever walked into a store that is completely overwhelming, where the merchandise is randomly placed and cumbersome to sort through? It puts you off buying anything, right? On a daily basis, you will have gym members walk through your door. Each person is a possible new sale that can be lost or gained

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Running your business like a boss

Starting a business is a dream for many who seek to be their own boss and have the freedom to make their own schedule. Even though owning your own business will be an amazing experience, there are a few slip-ups that are common among new business owners: Being a leader Many new owners find it

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Greening your gym

Collective actions can make a big impact. Here are some tips on how to make your gym more environmentally friendly:   Cleaning materials Cleaning materials are full of harmful chemicals that contaminate our water, air and soil. When purchasing cleaning supplies, try to buy items that are certified by the EcoLogo, Green Seal or other

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Setting goals for the year ahead

  It’s a new year and you have new opportunities to grow and improve your business. Just like goal setting is an important part of our workout regime, so is goal setting an integral part of business. It helps us direct our energy, spot opportunities, maintain motivation and most importantly sets milestones. Any goal we

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Be the centre of attention

Free t-shirt for new members Give out a free branded t-shirt to new members. Your members are walking advertisers for your gym in their neighbourhoods. The more your brand becomes exposed, the more it will be recognised. Outdoor workouts Take the WOD outside. Showcasing your amazing coaches and enthusiastic members in a park or on

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