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Why is it so easily to lose those gains?

With the New Year, we continue our quest to answer the internet’s most popular questions about fitness. Coach Jess picks it up with, “Why do…

January 2020 NIKA of the Month

NIKA of the Month was easily awarded to Ginger Mark for January. How easy was it? Just look at that smile on her face and…

Signed a Girl Who Hates Running

Ragnar Race, 2018:The view from someone who hates runningBySarah K. Dallos I joined a Crossfit gym in September of 2015, called NIKA Athletics in my…

December 2019 NIKA of the month

Maeve Jemison was voted December’s NIKA of the Month because is a definite bright spot in the AM classes. Read on to see her answers…

Want to lift weights, but don’t want to get bulky?

We want you to get to know our coaches better, so we turned on a camera and asked them one of the internet’s most popular…

2022 is almost over

You are IN the last months of 2022. The last 88 days of 2022. Around the holidays, these may be the toughest 88 days of…

Kids and lifting

Coach Dave is our coach for the Varsity Kids (11-16) class, so who would be better suited to to answer the next question in our…

Looking for upper back strength? Check this out…

New to NIKA, Coach Kara still knows her stuff! Here she answers the next question in our “Ask a Coach” series, “What are the best…

Overweight? Afraid of CrossFit? Don’t be!

“Can you do CrossFit if you’re overweight?” is the next question in our “Ask a Coach” series, and Coach Nikki has the answer! Overweight people…

Can you get ripped without steroids?

Coach Sarah’s answering the next question in our “Ask a Coach” series, “Is it possible for the average person to maintain a ripped muscular physique…

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