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Coach Profile: Whitney Gelin


Hobbies and Activities Outside of CrossFit training? Need to find more hobbies but I love to do anything on the water. I grew up on a lake in Florida and love to jetski. What is your favorite cheat meal?  I like dessert!  Why do you love CrossFit? Crossfit has changed my life. It challenges me physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.  What are 3 things you love about College Hill CrossFit? Obviously, everyone loves th

Welcome 2016 – Resolution Time


What are resolutions? A resolution is the firm decision to enact a change that results in a fresh start, new beginnings - jobs, relationships, personal habits, or gym memberships. All of these are packed with immense potential for change. Resolutions are made. Determination is invested in the start down the path towards fulfilling the resolution. And then, before you realize it, the year moves along and your motivation changes, distractors popup

Professional Athlete – Tracy Shuford


College Hill Crossfit couldn’t be more proud or honored to announce the selection of our very own Tracy Shuford as a member of the Miami Surge of the National Pro Fitness League. Through Tracy’s hard work, dedication and commitment she has accomplished a life long dream of becoming a professional athlete. She is an inspiration to her family and friends as well as all the members of our community. Tracy we admire you for who you are an

Hand Care Notes by Derek Hill


“Ripped Hands Are an Injury”, Ben Bergeron… …said to Whitney Gelin and other Games athletes as he stressed the importance of hand care to the group of athletes training with him. He asked them how many had “ripped” at the Games – and many had. Whitney reports that she did not rip, and she shared her not-so-secret strategy for hand protection during the Butterfly Pullup Clinic several Sunday afternoons

Whitney Gelin


Whitney brings extensive knowledge and versatility to the box, holding certifications with Crossfit Kids, USA Weightlifting, and as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She has represented CHC in numerous local competitions and was a member of the 2013 and 2014 CHC Mid-Atlantic Regionals teams. In addition to her experience in CrossFit, Whitney was the head softball coach a

Tracy’s path to the Games 2014


On July 25 , Tracy Shuford will face a daunting task along with 19 other top athletes from all over the world to become the 2014 Reebok Crossfit Game’s Champion in the Master’s Division. Tracy, a Physcian’s Assistant at Greensboro Orthopedics by day, spends her off time training and coaching at College Hill Crossfit. Despite her busy training schedule, she always finds time to interact with the members of the box; answering ques

More than Just a Box by Derek Hill


College Hill CrossFit is more than just a box. It’s a box with an amazing community, and that community loves to give back. Newcomers might have a hard time understanding when CrossFitters talk about their community. A person who hasn’t experienced it yet, might think, “You’re talking about the people you work out with, right?” While it’s true that the community is those you work out with, it’s also so mu

College Hill CrossFit’s Regional Team


The CrossFit Games website will broadcast full coverage of all their events. We plan on broadcasting this from the box during class times. Here is the schedule breakdown. Good luck to Team CHC!! #tpts Friday, May 23rd Team Event 1 Heat 3: 9:40am-10:00am Team Event 2 & 3 Heat 3: 11:00am-11:20am Saturday, May 24th Team Event 4/5 Heat 3: 9:48am-10:12am Team Event 6 Heat 3: 11:25am-11:50am Sunday, May 25th Team Event 7 Heat 3: 9:50am

College Hill is hiring!


College Hill CrossFit is excited to announce a full time staff member coaching position at 1208 Oakland Avenue, in Greensboro, NC! College Hill CrossFit is a thriving CrossFit box that has established a reputation for outstanding member engagement, excellent client services, and significant and consistent member performance gains. We are very excited about this opportunity to offer a coaching position in this wellness field for an engaging and w

Should I Rx?


Should I Rx? I've started this blog numerous times but have never really been satisfied with it. The reason for that is probably because I can tell you that the question posed in the title doesn't have an easily reached answer other than “maybe” – at least not without considering a sequence of additional questions. Getting to the Question: One of the most common questions in the CrossFit world revolves around doing the workou

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