What is the CrossFit Open and Why Should I Do It?

On February 27th, the 2014 CrossFit Open kicks off.  In just its fourth year, the Open has become the world’s largest athletic event, with a predicted 200,000 participants from across the globe.  Each participant completes one short workout per week at their home gym for five weeks, and scores are posted online.  The top Open […]

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Clean Challenge Resources

When coach Matt Unthank is not at CrossFit Sanitas, he works in a large traditional gym in Denver as a Personal Trainer. His personal training clients spend an average of $470 a month for sessions and their gym membership. Even though they spend over double what a CrossFit member pays their results are drastically less […]

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Clean Challenge Starts Tuesday

It’s time to get started! Chris Kresser was very motivating and reminded us to also focus on things like sleep and play in order to get the most out of this nutrition reset. Here’s the game plan for the week:  Monday/Tuesday You’ll be assigned to a Challenge coach and team.  Look for an email from […]

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It's Our 1-Year Anniversary!

On January 2nd, we started classes in the empty Gymboree gymnastics space across the parking lot, because our space was still under construction.  Our first two classes: Many members who started that first week are still with us including: Mel Simon Jaclyn Keaty Richard Chenoweth Anhe Simonsen Ben Moss Angela Moss Jaime Almond Kevin Rasor […]

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What to expect during the CrossFit Open!

Most of us have heard of the CrossFit Games, a competition that airs on ESPN. There is a long road to get to the CrossFit Games, and it starts with the CrossFit Open. The Open is an online competition that takes place at every CrossFit affiliate across the globe. The top 48 men and top […]

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The Top 4 Challenges of The Clean 30 and How to Get Through Them

Challenge 1: Lack of time. Plan your meals in advance Having a menu plan will not only reduce shopping and preparation time, but will also help in avoiding last minute snacking or eating out. Bulk prepare your vegetables If you boil or bake a few days worth of sweet potatoes, squash and other vegetables, it’s […]

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Clean Eating Resources

We had 60+ people at the Nutrition Seminar Sunday night with Heather Kelly.  For those of you who missed it, you can view her webinar online if you’re an OPENutrition member. Click here to sign up – it’s $17/mo and you can cancel anytime.  As a member, you also get access to a bunch of […]

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Final Details for The Clean Challenge – Sign Up by Friday Night

We have 95 members signed up for The Clean Challenge that starts next week.  Don’t miss out…sign up by tonight!  We’ve had a lot of questions, so we’re providing the details here.  Why should I do this? Improved fitness Increased muscle tone Lower body fat Enhanced emotional well-being (no sugar highs and lows) Reduced inflammation […]

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Why Hero WODs?

Hero WODs are a rarity in the CrossFit programming; they come but once in a blue moon. The workout today is the “Seven” and it’s dedicated to 7 CIA agents who were killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan on December 30th, 2010. These workouts are not necessarily done for time, but more for remembrance […]

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Cut Body Fat and Build Lean Muscle with CrossFit Sanitas' Clean Challenge

Winning Clean30 Team

CLEAN CHALLENGE 2.0 STARTS SEPTEMBER 15th CrossFit Sanitas members shed over 400 pounds of body fat in just 30 days as part of our first Clean Challenge back in April.  More importantly dozens of members made permanent healthy changes to their lifestyles based on what worked for them. This time we’ve made it bigger and better […]

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