April 2018 – Newsletter


CrossFit Tradewinds Newsletter #3.3

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The Open Challenge is Done!

The Open has come and gone, and what an Open it’s been! 5 epic WODs, with the final one left up to a vote by the CrossFit community! What did you think of this year’s Open? Did any of your predictions come true? Did you hit any PR’s? Did any of Dave Castro’s clues make sense?

If you’re like the rest of us, you’re already thinking about what you can improve upon as the road to the 2019 Open has begun! Come on out to any open gym to train on your weaknesses, learn a new skill, or build up your cardio! Your latest PR is within reach! 


  • Athlete of the Month
  • Events
  • Challenges


  • Schedule Adjustment
  • Monthly PR Announcements 
  • Social Snapshots

   Athlete of the Month   

The Athlete of the Month for April is Heather!
This month’s athlete is someone who has had an extensive fitness history who came to CrossFit and found a great new way to workout and stick with it! Heather’s been regularly participating in our internal competitions since she started with us over 8 months ago, and she’s still going! Let’s check out her story!

Athlete Interview
CFT: Where are you from?
Heather: Born and raised Winthropite!

CFT: How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Heather: I joined CrossFit in July 2017, so 9 months.

CFT: Did you have a fitness background prior to starting CrossFit?
Heather: Fitness has actually been a huge part of my life for many years… (more)

Full Interview

  Events & Challenges   

Mobility & Stretching Workshop

Saturday, April 7 | 11:00am

Cool down, stretch out, and recover from the Open. 

  • dynamic warm-ups to get you ready to perform at your best
  • stretching & mobility tools for recover
  • preventative stretching & mobility  
  • learn how to use all the mobility tools around the gym 

Program Details

  • $30 per person
  • limited spots available 


Tradewinds Takes on A4cade

Sunday, April 22 | 1:00pm (21+ event)

Take in a SundayFunday with your fellow athletes at one of the coolest barcades in the Boston area. Get your grub on, do a little day drinking, play some awesome arcade games. 

Space will fill up quick, so the sooner you get there the better!


April-May 2018 

The program is designed to help introduce kids to (fun) fitness and build on skills from the previous kids program.  

Program Details

  • Kids 7-13 years old
  • Tuesdays, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29
  • 4:00pm to 4:45pm
  • $100 per kid
  • 10 available spots

*If there is enough interest for a 4-6 years old age group we may also open up another session.

*At least 5 athletes are required for this program to happen.


April-May 2018 

Tradewinds Barbell Club is a 4-week specialty program focused on barbell movements, specifically the Olympic lifts, taught by Tradewinds Head Coach, Andy Boimila. 

Program Details

  • Saturdays, 4/28, 5/5. 5/12. 5/26
  • 12-2pm
  • $175 for Tradewinds monthly athletes
  • $225 for non-monthly athletes
  • 10 available spots

*At least 5 athletes are required for this program to happen.


Save the Date

  • Nutrition Seminar – 4/28
  • 31-Day May Nutrition Challenge – 5/1 to 5/31
  • East Regionals – 5/17 to 5/20
  • MURPH & Memorial Day Cookout – 5/28

Stay up to date with all the upcoming events at CrossFit Tradewinds. Check-out our events calendar.

   Schedule Adjustments   

April 2018:

  • No 12pm class on Friday 4/13
  • Only 1 class on Patriots Day 4/16 at 10am
*Any class without sign-ups at least 30 minutes prior to the start of class are subject to be cancelled. 

   Monthly PR Announcements   


Be sure to log the personal records you get for each movement & workout on WODTogether to see your achievement appear in this section. Also… don’t forget to log your PRs on the weekly PR board.
Got a PR that you’re proud of and want to show off? Let us know!

March PR Highlights

Shoulder Press – 1RM
Rocky: 120 lb
Michaela: 95 lb
Michael E: 142 lb
Mary: 95 lb
Carla: 120 lb
Caren: 100 lb
Paul: 175 lb
Patricia V: 50 lb

Joel: 11 rds
Natasha: 15 rds + 10 reps
Dan E: 14 rds + 3 reps
Christina: 17 rds + 8 reps
Rocky: 16 rds + 4 reps
Keith: 29 rds + 5 reps
Dom: 14 rds (RX+)
Mary: 12 rds + 7 reps
Paul: 14 rds + 4 reps


   Social Snapshots   

Some celebratory shots showcasing our Open Challenge winners The Swole Mates! 

Tradewinds House Rules

If you are new, welcome to the Tradewinds FitFam! We hope you are enjoying our programs and our community. Take a quick look at our house rules to ensure you are on the same page as everyone and to make sure you have the best experience possible.

Also, with the cold & wet weather upon us, please remember to wear a separate pair of shoes to the gym to try to help keep the floors as clean as possible. House Rules

That’s all for this month. Be sure to use the links below to like and follow us to stay up-to-date with all the happenings with the gym. Also, you can review us on Facebook right here

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