Tuesday 24th March – Workout of the Day

You are not alone ♥ With the gym closed due to the Coronavirus I will be posting daily at home workouts that anyone can do, with no kit and not much space. Head over to our Facebook page or Instagram account for the daily updates. Both are ‘CrossFit Castle Douglas’ .  

More chalk please

Sometimes we use a lot of chalk….but we never use too much!! Sometimes we also use a lot of kit….but we never use too much!!  

Fee. She’s Special.

This is Fee. She’s special. She works harder than any of us can possibly imagine. And that plus consistency is an unbeatable combination. She is the living embodiment of ‘if you show up and do the work great things happen’!! Over the last year I have witnessed her tough mental attitude help her get stronger […]

How fit do you need to be for CrossFit?

Recently I have been gathering up all the questions that I commonly get asked about CF. I have tried to answer them and simply and honestly as I can.   Question: How fit do I need to be to survive CrossFit? Answer: Not at all. CrossFit is like any other class…you go there to progress […]

Own it.

This is Robert and Chalmers. Setting the standard for representing all the things that CF does best. They are both outstanding in their own rights and in their own ways. The things we could learn from them would take me all day to write about!! And one day I will. This morning I want to […]


Meet Rhanna. (I know she is tiny in the picture, but she was so badass carrying that yoke that I had to use it!!…shes also quite small in real life……). She is the embodiment of commitment and consistent training. The corner stones to success. And success she has enjoyed…and lots of it…It feels like every […]


Fitness doesn’t have to be complicated to be effective.  

Jayne Squats

Do you squat through your full range? Jayne does. And because of this she is more popular and better looking. True fact. Okay so that’s only half true (I’ll let you decide which half). Jayne is going to become a very familiar face at CFCD. This is good news for all of us as not […]

1 RM Snatch Day

Exciting day today. 1 RM Snatch day 🏋️‍♀️ (And some bar hop burpees for funsies). Actually blown away by how well everyone took to snatching. It’s complex tantrum inducing stuff 🤯 But these guys were just amazing 🙌🏻 Seeing people learn, get stronger, gain coordination and confidence…that’s the gift you get everyday as a Coach. […]