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CrossFit Offering 8 week Outdoor Bootcamp in the Fall

8-week Outdoor Bootcamp – Fall Session

September 26 – November 18, 2011
(Deadline to register and our first meeting will be September 23, 2011)

Bootcamp is the ultimate way to jumpstart your fitness and drop unwanted pounds! By using randomized movements and cardiovascular training, you can get the lean toned body that you have always wanted. Our programs are both general and specific in design. We’ve trained everyone from senior citizens to marathon runners to triathletes. These programs are for individuals who are committed to making a change in their life with the support of a strong community, no matter what walk of life they are coming from.

What to expect:

  • Core strength and a tighter back side
  • Function that will apply to any sport as well as every day life
  • Accountability of goals for maximum results
  • Increase in strength and cardiovascular endurance
  • Increase in coordination and agility
  • Have a blast working out with like-minded, motivated people
  • Nutrition counseling and accountability

Class location / time:                     Kona (Old Airport walking trail) – Mon/Wed/Fri – 6:30-7:15 am
Hilo (Queen Liliuokalani Park) – Mon/Wed/Fri – 6:30-7:15 am

Cost: $180/month                     Contact: Joel Tessier – Owner (808)990-3863 Crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com

September 8, 2011 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | Leave a comment

CrossFit having Grand Opening Party – August 20

 Hot Summer Night of Jazz, Cocktails and Charity (CFBI Grand Opening)             Saturday, August 20th
6:30pm-9:30pm 

@ CrossFit Big Island (1717 Kamehameha Avenue, across from Ken’s House of Pancakes, Hilo)
CrossFit Big Island is officially opening their doors on August 20th and kicking things off with a big party to support our HILO SURFRIDER CHAPTER (think ocean, waves and local beach protection) as well as gym members, Brooke and Joel, who are traveling to HAITI this September to volunteer at a hospital and host a children’s arts camp. 
Think, cocktails, Kona brewskies, the one and only Big Island latin-gypsy-funk band LECHE DE TIGRE, dancing, live DJ, a silent auction for awesome stuff like surfboards, zip-line tours, gold CrossFit memberships, Dolphin encounter certificates, tattoos, massages, art … the list goes on!
Everyone is welcome and admission is FREE! Come out and support a couple of great causes, it’s gonna be one hot night!!
Contact info:  Joel Tessier   (808) 990-3863    crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com

August 16, 2011 Posted by | Events | , , | Leave a comment

CrossFit Big Island Opening New Facility in Kona

CrossFit women’s boot camp

CrossFit Aliʼi is officially opening its doors in Kailua Kona on Saturday, November 20th. The popular fitness program created for all ages and ability uses high intensity, functional movements in constantly varied, teamwork style workouts has been spreading across the Hawaiian Islands for the last 5 years and is now hitting the Big Islandʼs west side.

Joel Tessier, founder of CrossFit Big Island in Hilo and now CrossFit Aliʼi is excited for his business and the CrossFit fitness program to be part of Kailua Konaʼs community.

Our goals for the business are simple” Tessier says, “create community, reach out to those who really need this, and find ways to hopefully give back.” Donʼt miss out on the celebrations at 74 – 5606 Pawai Place, Bay 15 (Kailua Kona), beginning at 5:00 p.m. until pau. Try a free CrossFit workout, enjoy delicious pupus, cocktails and live music from local D.J.ʼs. Event attendees will receive a one-time-only introductory special. Everyoneʼs welcome, no CrossFit experience necessary.

For more information on CrossFit Aliʼi, visit http://www.crossfitalii.com, email crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com or call Joel Tessier at (808) 990-3863.

November 10, 2010 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | 2 Comments

Ladies Boot Camp Starting Up

CrossFit Big Island Staff

CROSSFIT BIG ISLAND STARTING LADIES BOOTCAMP

Joel Tessier from CrossFit is excited to inform you of a new ladies boot camp program about to start up. 

BIG ISLAND BOOTCAMP LADIES is a great way to Get Fit! By using randomized movements and cardiovascular training you can get the lean toned body that you have always wanted.

CrossFit programs are both general and specific in design. We’ve trained everyone from senior citizens to marathon runners to triathletes. These programs are for individuals who are committed to making a change in their life with the support of a strong community, no matter what walk of life they are coming from.

What to expect from Boot Camp:     Core strength and a tighter back side.   Function that will apply to any sport as well as everyday life.    Accountability of goals for maximum results.

Increase in strength and cardiovascular endurance.    Increase in coordination and agility.   Have a blast working out with like-minded, motivated people          Program length:                 6-weeks            3-days a week    For more information on how to jump start your fitness call Mahina at 895-6063.     CROSS FIT BIG ISLAND is a sponsor of this blog.  

March 3, 2010 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | 2 Comments

CrossFit Baseline Challenge & Open House

Baseline Challenge, Oct 2nd

Baseline Challenge, Oct 10th

Joel Tessier
Joel Tessier

Joel Tessier – Owner and Operator of CrossFit Big Island is having an open house and “Baseline Challenge” competition on Saturday, October 10th starting at 5:30 p.m.
(808)990-3863
Crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com

“Baseline Challenge “

500m row

40 squats

30 sit ups

20 push ups

10 pull ups

Finals Day: Saturday, October 10, 5:30 p.m.
Entry Fee: $15.00
Prize: Win the pot!
Winner Prizes for both most improved and fastest times!

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*Followed by a showing of “every second counts” the CrossFit games movie and Paleo Pot Luck with drinks provided!               

Categories : beginner (jumping pull ups/knee push ups) fastest time/ most improved

                         Advanced:  Fastest time/ Most improved

September 25, 2009 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | Leave a comment