"There comes a point in most workouts where you question what you're doing and you simply wish it would end. This happens for me in longer workouts usually---one's that are over 15 minutes and/or 7 rounds or more. I'll be plowing along and in the 4th round out of 7 I'll think, "This is stupid. I don't even care about my time. If nobody were here with me I would stop." It's at that very moment that I draw on information that I received at Greg Amundson's CrossFit Goal Setting Course. I remind myself to think positive. It takes effort but I have to block out those negative thoughts and concentrate on, "Feeding the right dog....the dog of courage." Greg beautifully illustrates how to set this plan in motion and if practiced it can have an immediate impact on your outlook both in and out of workouts. I use pieces from the Goal Setting Course in my daily life and my daily workout and the results have been nothing short of amazing."

— Rob Orlando

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Welcome to CrossFit Amundson Santa Cruz!

At CrossFit Amundson, our goal is to “Educate and Inspire” you to make fitness a part of your life. We believe in a holistic approach to fitness, with an emphasis on developing strength in the Mind, Body and Spirit. Nov19WaterWOD

Greg Amundson is the owner and Head Coach at CrossFit Amundson. With the exception of CrossFit Inc., founder “Coach” Greg Glassman, nobody in the world has been teaching CrossFit for as long as Greg Amundson. Greg’s contributions in developing the CrossFit brand and lifestyle have been chronicled in the bestselling books Inside The Box and Learning To Breathe Fire. Greg has been described by his peers as the “Original CrossFit Firebreather” and a “CrossFit Ambassador.” Greg was mentored in CrossFit by Coach Glassman for nearly seven years, and has been teaching and training CrossFit for nearly fifteen years.

From the moment you walk in the door of CrossFit Amundson, you sense you are in a special place. Love, support and kindness are the key ingredients of the gym. Our gym follows Coach Glassman’s original intention for the development of an Athlete: Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity. We pride ourselves in providing a high degree of Education – teaching the foundational CrossFit skills in an encouraging atmosphere. Our Coaches also provide Inspiration – having undergone an extensive internship program with Greg Amundson, our Coaching philosophy is leadership by example, and selfless service to our Community of Athletes.

In addition to teaching CrossFit and providing CrossFit workouts, our gym is world renowned for the unique programs we offer including YogaKrav Maga, outdoor Endurance WorkoutsOlympic LiftingBarbell Training, Gymnastics Training, a Light Program, Bag Class and Nutrition.

We would love to welcome you to our gym. Please visit us at 3703 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA., 95062, or e-mail to learn more.

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