The 2018 CrossFit Open has officially begun! The first movements - Toes-to-bar, Dumbbell Hang Clean to Overhead and Rowing. What fun! To help prepare our bodies for the exercises, our partner Dr. Steve Politis of Kineci, has graciously given us some quick mobility...read more
I have yet to meet or train anyone who has become happier after achieving 6-pack abs. That is the truth. And there are a few 6-packs running around this gym. I had a mean 6-pack...once…and although it was pretty damn cool I wasn’t any happier because of it. Then I...read more
So you get to that point where you decide its time to ‘go on a diet’. You have probably resisted it for a good while as lets face it, going on a diet likely means cutting out all of the tasty treats and dealing with constant hanger. Dieting more often than not means...read more
Ok guys, shit's about to get mushy so hold on… This past Sunday, we had several teams compete at the local competition, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, held every year at Precision CrossFit. Seven teams from Gravitas Fitness were there to represent, arrived at the...read more
For every CrossFit gym across the globe, the month of February is a special time. It means the CrossFit Open is upon us and we begin to anticipate each of the five workouts. A few things are certain during the five weeks of competition: The workouts will test your...read more
My journey in Crossfit started about seven years ago. I was 33 (so for those of you with graduate degrees that means I am now 40) and felt I was in pretty decent shape. I played basketball a couple of hours a week, beach volleyball a couple hours a week and tennis...read more
You don't quickly forget days like Saturday. People had been preparing for weeks for this day. Gathering all the necessary tools, borrowing equipment from friends, figuring out how to best protect themselves from the elements. But more than anything we wanted to show...read more
Good luck to our NorCal Masters Crew! Thank you all for reppin' Gravitas! We can't wait to hear how well you all did! We're cheering you on in spirit! We love you, Fam! Gravitas members competing: Chris Barbuto, Jim "The Claw" Cordes, Berkeley "Augie" Johnson, Steev...read more
Saturday, February 10 from 9 AM - 10 AM We're bringing back, "Bring A Friend Day," or BAFD! Bring in a family member, sibling, parent, uncle, aunt ... anyone who has been asking you how you've gotten so strong! This is the first of many we'll be having throughout the...read more
Ok folks... It's that time of the year again. The CrossFit Open is upon us. We have until February 22nd to get all the toe to bar, muscle up and double under practice in that we can possibly stomach. This time of year brings anxiety and fear of the unknown but it...read more
Dear Faithful Blog Reader, For eight and a half loooong years Gravitas Fitness posted a blog...EVERY. DAMN. DAY. Well all weekdays anyway. Those who have been with us a long time know it was started by Traver as a passion project. The man was a tremendous writer who...read more
Where do we begin?! It’s been a tumultuous three weeks. Here at Gravitas we banned together, as we always do, to raise funds for those affected by the Thomas fires. So far we’ve raised $1,650, which is going to United Way of Ventura County – and it’s not too late to...read more
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