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2120 E. Rose Garden Lane
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Phoenix, AZ 85024

(480) 626-0905

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Welcome To Wildfire CrossFit

Welcome to Wildfire CrossFit Phoenix, AZ! CrossFit is a fitness program like no other. It develops all ten areas of physical fitness using functional movements that are constantly varied and performed at high intensity. What does that mean for you? We combine weight lifting, cardiovascular endurance, body weight movements, and flexibility to offer a professionally coached program that produces results, never gets boring, and creates a strong community of people who work together to improve their lives through fitness.  Whether you’re looking to start your first fitness program, or are a seasoned athlete looking to improve performance, Wildfire CrossFit in Phoenix is for you. 

What's Happening at Wildfire Crossfit

  • The results are in and there's more to go for Coach Tom!!
    The results are in and there's more to go for Coach Tom!!

    Well, the CrossFit Games Open is officially over and it has been a thrilling 5 weeks. The results were fantastic and we are extremely proud of every athlete who participated in the competition on any level. There were a ton of personal records during the open and athletes who were able to get some complex and challenging skills when they needed them. Each week there were many awesome stories that we could recount and all of them involve the incredible community of athletes who worked together, cheering each other on, pushing each other, and helping each other make it through some very challenging workout.

    We will recognize several outstanding performances in the near future. For now we want to recognize a man who is one of the hardest working athletes, biggest cheerleaders, and outstanding coaches I know. Not only did Coach Tom do incredible in the Open this year, he finished 42nd on the entire world in his division and 2nd in the Southwest. Just to give you an idea of how impressive that is, there are over 2300 athletes in his division worldwide who completed and posted a score in all 6 Open workouts and 141 in the Southwest.

    Not only did Tom do well personally, he made himself available for other athletes as a judge and as a coach whenever possible. He helped athletes with strategy and he was the first one to get in their ear and push them to do better than they ever thought they could. Thank you Tom for helping to inspire others to do more than they thought they could. Your work ethic and dedication is a force to be reckoned with and we are excited to see where your journey takes you now and in the future.

    Tom still has some work to do coming up. Starting on April 23rd, Tom will have qualifying workouts to complete for his chance to get to the CrossFit Games.  We know you will have incredible success coach and can’t wait to cheer you on as you have for so many others!

    Tuesday, March 31st 2015

    Strength: 1x Strict Press > 2x Push Press > 3x Push Jerk
    x 5 Sets

    WOD: Tabata Misc
    Toes 2 Bar
    Lunge
    Burpees
    1 Min Rest Between Each Round

  • Rx or Scaled? That is the question!
    Rx or Scaled? That is the question!

    By: Coach Chris Stasik 

    The CrossFit Open season is awesome!  Every year, a couple hundred thousand athletes push themselves past their limits and accomplish things they never dreamed possible.  PR’s happen in the Open all the time.  This year, we definitely fueled the fire as we witnessed many WildFire athletes PR their clean 1RM as well as get their first chest-to-bar pull up, muscle up, or hand stand push up.  These are huge accomplishments and they happened through hard work, the energy of WildFire, and being challenged in the Open. 

    For many, doing the Open workouts, as prescribed (Rx) is a goal.  Now that a scaled option is available, the Rx division has gotten considerably more challenging in terms of the weights and movements.  Working towards the goal of competing Rx is ambitious and a great way to stay focused on improvements throughout the next year in preparation for the 2016 Open.  That said, competition and training are different beasts and they need to be approached differently.  

    As an example, let’s look at workout 15.3 (14 minute AMRAP of 7 ring muscle ups, 50 wall balls, and 100 double unders).  Quite a few athletes did this workout Rx, even though they were still looking to get that first muscle up.  That was inspiring and epitomizes what the Open is all about!  What if that same workout was programmed at WildFire on a typical training day?  Would you approach it differently?  I know I would.  

    My 15.3 experience consisted of muscle up attempts for about 12 minutes.  I knew I had a good shot at getting a rep or two in, so I went for it.  It’s the Open!  It’s competition!  However, if that workout shows up on the whiteboard, I’m scaling it.  Our training is effective because it is intense and varied.  Workouts are designed to be performed within a certain time domain.  Although it was exciting to be in that moment, missing muscle ups for 12 minutes was neither intense nor varied!  In training, I would have scaled the movements in exchange for a more intense 14 minute experience.  Similarly, if doing Fran Rx takes 12 minutes, the intensity piece is getting lost and the workout should be scaled to a point where Fran is a 3 to 8 minute effort.  We all get stuck in the Rx mentality from time to time, but that is an impediment to success.  

    Smart and deliberate training is key.  Rx is a way to standardize workouts for comparison and competition.  It is far less important in training beyond being a reference. Listen to your body and choose weights and movements which are challenging but still allow you to preserve the effort and intensity of the workout.  Find the weights and movements that are Rx for you.  These may be lighter, the same, or heavier than the whiteboard Rx.  If unsure, ASK A COACH!  A little thought about these things pre-workout will yield more results later and have you hitting the Open Rx in no time. 

    Monday, March 30th 2015 

    Warm Up: 400M Run
    10x OH Squats
    10x Hollow Ups
    10x Push Ups
    10x Superman 

    Strength: Hang Power Clean
    3-3-3-3-3-3


    WOD: 5 Rounds For Time Of:
    200M Run
    10x Pull Ups
    15x Wall Ball Sit Ups 20/14
    20x Double Unders

  • Friday WOD
    Friday WOD

    Friday, March 27th 2015

    Warm Up: 800 M Run

    Skill: Rowing Technique

    WOD: 15.5
    27-21-15-9 Calorie Row & Thrusters
    Rx: 95/65
    Scaled: 65/45

  • LET's PARTY!!!
    LET's PARTY!!!

    Tonight we have the announcement of the FINAL installment of the 2015 CrossFit Games Open Competition. So far we could not be more proud of the way our athletes have shown up. Each week you have come in, given 100%, cheered each other on, and become the prime example of why this Community is so incredible. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Open as an athlete, as a judge, and as spectator cheering your fellow community members on.

    PLEASE be sure to sign up in the gym for a time to do the final Open competition. We are going to rock it this Saturday and really end with a bang.

    This Saturday night we are going to go out and have some FUN! We will be heading down to the Yard and Culinary Dropout at 7th St and Bethany Home. Come celebrate 5 weeks of hard work (Yes, even if you are not doing the workout till Sunday or Monday) and enjoy some games, good food, friends, family, and FUN!! We have an area reserved starting at 5 pm so come early and stay late and help us celebrate what WildFire CrossFit is all about!!

    Thursday, March 26th 2015

    Warm Up: 200M Run Repeats
    5 x with 30 Sec Rest Between each round
    ~Then~
    10x Good Mornings
    10x Deep Lunges
    10x 3-Sec Push Ups
    x 2 Rounds

    Strength: Snatch 3-3-3-3-3

    WOD: 21x KB Swings
                   15x Deadlifts 185/135    
                   9x Toes 2 Bar
                   x 3 Rounds For Time

  • LET's PARTY!!!
    LET's PARTY!!!

    Tonight we have the announcement of the FINAL installment of the 2015 CrossFit Games Open Competition. So far we could not be more proud of the way our athletes have shown up. Each week you have come in, given 100%, cheered each other on, and become the prime example of why this Community is so incredible. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Open as an athlete, as a judge, and as spectator cheering your fellow community members on.

    PLEASE be sure to sign up in the gym for a time to do the final Open competition. We are going to rock it this Saturday and really end with a bang.

    This Saturday night we are going to go out and have some FUN! We will be heading down to the Yard and Culinary Dropout at 7th St and Bethany Home. Come celebrate 5 weeks of hard work (Yes, even if you are not doing the workout till Sunday or Monday) and enjoy some games, good food, friends, family, and FUN!! We have an area reserved starting at 5 pm so come early and stay late and help us celebrate what WildFire CrossFit is all about!!

    Thursday, March 26th 2015

    Warm Up: 200M Run Repeats
    5 x with 30 Sec Rest Between each round
    ~Then~
    10x Good Mornings
    10x Deep Lunges
    10x 3-Sec Push Ups
    x 2 Rounds

    Strength: Snatch 3-3-3-3-3

    WOD: 21x KB Swings
                   15x Deadlifts 185/135    
                   9x Toes 2 Bar
                   x 3 Rounds For Time

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  • Tuesday, MArch 17th 2015: 50 States in a Year

    Katie & Samantha will be coming in as part of their 50 States in a Year fundraising tour. Help us welcome them in true WildFire Style and help them raise awareness about this months charity which is an Animal Rescue Site dedicated to saving animals from kill shelters.

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