For those whose jobs push them more toward cushy than cut, CrossFit has proven to strengthen and empower anyone committed to fitness and all-around athleticism. The results have inspired police academies, tactical operation teams, martial artists and military recruits to jump on board. With no specializing and no whining, CrossFit makes true all-around athletes out of those willing to work. These are the best CrossFit gyms in DFW.
1901 Windsor Place, Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Price: $210 individual first month/$130 afterward/quarterly contract rates, couples rates and military/police rates also available
CrossFit Iron Horse is looking to create all-around athletes that are ready to take on both the physical and mental challenges of life, with perseverance as key. Through facing the physical goals of CrossFit, making and developing an athletic community that supports each athlete, CrossFit Iron Horse strives to build character as well. It offers a women’s only class, personal attention and nutritional coaching to boot. Best of all, these coaches do not believe in wasting time and will make the most of yours.
4755 McEwen Road
Dallas, TX 75244
Price: $145 three WODs per week/$175 unlimited
CrossFit Strong ensures results not just through its proven performance but promises results with a money-back guarantee. Classes are flexible and not limited to certain dates and times, restricting busy people from getting their sweat’s worth. CrossFit Strong also features a CrossFit tracker tool online to keep abreast of progress and even to RSVP classes ahead of time. For flexibility to the needs of CrossFit athletes, CrossFit Strong is exceptional. Instructors carry a minimum Level 1 certification.
1220 Conveyor Lane
Dallas TX, 75247
Price: $150 month to month/$140 three-month contract/$130 six-month contract
With a motto like “weeding out the weak,” you can expect CrossFit Underworld to pull results out of you if necessary. To achieve results, four elements classes are required before starting a CrossFit training program. This site accommodates the other needs of its patrons, offering free cold water and a shower afterward. In its spacious 5,000 square feet, classes as big as 20 students and their certified instructor will have plenty of room for all the squatting, lifting, running, pulling, jumping and pressing they can handle.
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3405 Midway Road, Suite 690
Plano, TX 75093
Price: $150 on-ramp program/$200 private on-ramp/$150 10-pack of classes
Omega CrossFit manages to keep the high-reaching goals of CrossFit training and still meet the needs of its diverse clientele. Other CrossFit facilities cater to both their male and female athletes individually, but Omega CrossFit makes sure that its expectations for excellence don’t waver. Omega’s CrossFit female-only group keeps the same workout of the day as other classes, simply providing a more female friendly environment. Kids CrossFit is also available for those who wish to inspire athleticism in their children from an early age. On-ramp testing is also offered to keep students moving that are ready to reach even higher.
4400 McLean Road
Haltom City, TX 76117
Price: $99 six on-ramp sessions/$159 unlimited sessions per week/other packages also available
This 2,200-square-foot facility was designed with the learner-athlete in mind, to give space for movement and one-on-one attention. To attain optimum results, Olympic lifting, gymnastics and endurance equipment dominate the training regimen. Friendly faces and tough training make all of the difference here. All trainers are certified in Level 1 CrossFit and higher to ensure results.
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Kena Sosa is a freelance writer in Dallas. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.