February 2020

January 2020

Why GPP Programming for CrossFit Classes


First and foremost, there is no “right” way to do CrossFit…. Just as there is no one-size-fits-all approach to programming.   Often, we have had people tell us, directly and indirectly, the following …   They are not good workout in during an hour class The volume isn’t high enough The workouts are too short [...]

Why GPP Programming for CrossFit Classes2020-01-06T12:53:23+00:00

October 2019

August Member of the Month


Meet our August Member of the Month..... Lia Kotsopoulos. Lia is 35 years old, a full-time mom and full-time Speech Language Pathologist.  She's a regular at the 5:00pm class.  Since joining IFA in August 2016, Lia has been a loyal member of the IFA community.  She brings a positive attitude, great work ethic and enjoys [...]

August Member of the Month2019-09-29T06:44:23+00:00

September 2019

IFA Intramural Open 2019


Hey guys. The open kicks off in 11 days!!!   Every year we hear many excuses as why folks do not want to participate in the open. From not wanting waste the $20, they aren’t in shape for the open, they don’t have “insert skill”, asking why should the register if they already know they aren’t [...]

IFA Intramural Open 20192019-09-29T06:27:11+00:00

August 2019

Program Preview & Announcements


Programming Preview for the week of 8/26 - 9/1/2019. Below our the major class announcements for the week.  IFA is closed Sunday 9/1 & Monday 9/2 for Labor Day 2. New Fall Schedule begins Tuesday September 3rd. Also don't forget that we have 24 hour access to IFA.  Please see a coach if [...]

Program Preview & Announcements2019-08-26T13:52:46+00:00

Why a Rowing Bootcamp?


Chances are if you ask anyone what the first event of the 2018 CrossFit games was, they will know the answer. A marathon row. 26.2 miles on the rower. 42,195 meters. Ever since then, it seems that rowing pops up in most competitions, and daily WODs. Don’t get me wrong, I love that rowing has [...]

Why a Rowing Bootcamp?2019-08-08T12:12:52+00:00

July 2019

Program Preview & Announcements – July 29 – August 4th


IFA Member Appreciation Night THIS Saturday @ 6pm Myrtle Beach Pelicans @ Fayetteville Woodpeckers 6PM Segra Stadium – Downtown Fayetteville August 3rd – 6pm; Tickets $3.00 Sign up in the lobby Please pick up your tickets NO LATER than Saturday morning after class. IFA Community WOD - 10 August at 10:00 Here's [...]

Program Preview & Announcements – July 29 – August 4th2019-07-28T18:40:06+00:00

3 Things USA Track and Field Can Teach a CrossFitter


Maximize Your Potential: Thinking Outside the Box 3 Things USA Track and Field Can Teach a CrossFitter What is CrossFit? If you’ve been through Iron Forged Athletic’s Foundations Program you have heard it described as “constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity across broad time and modal domains.” While that sounds buzzy, simple, [...]

3 Things USA Track and Field Can Teach a CrossFitter2019-07-24T08:14:03+00:00

Program Preview & Announcements: July 21-28


Programming Preview: Week of July 22-28  Announcements: Rowing Seminar - August 17th, 9am-12pm; $15/IFA member & $35/non-IFA Members Taught by Coach Puja.  As a gold medal winner at The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, Canadian National Championships, and New York State Championship. Along with top finishes in Scholastic National Championships, and Head Of [...]

Program Preview & Announcements: July 21-282019-07-21T17:25:05+00:00

June Member of the Month


   Jessica Cole Age:  37 Occupation: Nurse Practitioner at Carolina Rheumatology Favorite Cheat Meal:  Brooklyns Pizza and a cold IPA Favorite Movement:  Box Jumps Favorite Fact about yourself:  I earned my 2nd degree black belt in martial arts and was the youngest female black belt in New England - so basically I'm a ninja. Jessica [...]

June Member of the Month2019-07-17T09:25:50+00:00