5 Tips to Return to Training After Having a Child

5 Tips to Return to Training after Having a Child Giving birth is a life changing event that can really turn your world around. Many new moms are looking to get back to that pre-pregnancy body, or simply get back in touch with their health and fitness after their body has undergone such exceptional changes.  Your

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CrossFit Open 19.5 Tips and Strategy

We’re in the last week of the CrossFit Open for 2019 and want to bring you the very best 19.5 tips and strategy!  We’ve scoured the best videos and tips to give you the best insight below.  The workout details are: CrossFit Open Workout 19.5: 33-27-21-15-9 reps for time of: Thrusters and Chest-to-bar pull-ups Time

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CrossFit Open 19.4 Tips and Strategy

CrossFit Open 19.4 Strategy and Tips As each week has passed we have found three or four online coaches and gyms with the best tips and strategy for each workout.  This week we decided to condense their best thoughts into a blog post and save you the time! We just finished doing 19.4 as a

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Is CrossFit Right for You?

You may have recently learned about Crossfit through the media or from a friend.  You might be wondering is CrossFit right for your own fitness goals. There are a few things you would want to know before deciding on the right CrossFit gym for you in Amman. If you aren’t quite sure what Crossfit is about, it’s defined as

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5 Strength Sequences to Improve Your Running

Far too many runners think that the best way to improve their speed is, well, simply by running. Just like every aspect of your fitness, the key to excellence is by hitting it from all angles. Whether you aim to improve speed for a 400 meter race, a 5K, or a marathon, you need to

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The Crescent Community

What is Fitness- CrossFit Crescent’s Definition

What is Fitness? One Question- Many Answers When we walk into a gym for the first time in a while, we feel embarrassed and motivated to change.  But how clearly have we defined what we’re aiming for in fitness and health?  Maybe they weigh us on the scale, maybe we get a body fat percentage

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Coach Saif Haqouz helping a new member in his first session

Coach for Life- CrossFit Crescent- Amman, Jordan

We have an amazing team of coaches at CrossFit Crescent.  Each coach is here to help you make progress in your fitness.  From the first day of your complementary consultation, to your final day with us, you will have your Coach for Life. Your Coach for Life will inspire, lead, educate, entertain, and hold you accountable. 

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Expat Fitness Amman

Expats Moving to Amman- 5 Health and Fitness Tips

New to Amman- Expats or Returning Jordanians For expats moving to any new place can leave you feeling stressed and full of questions.  Your favorite coffee shop—where the barista knew you by name and started preparing your Americano the moment he saw your car drive up—is now over 1,000 miles away. You have no idea where the

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10 Barbell Rules at CrossFit Crescent

If you’re like me, you don’t like power trip rules. In other words, rules just for the sake of having rules. So annoying, right?  I’ve always believed rules should be in place for a logical reason, and when the reason is explained clearly, I then respect and embrace following that rule. When it comes to

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How CrossFitters Have Turned into Modern Spartan Warriors

Spartans of Old Released 12 years apart, the epic war films 300and 300: Rise of an Empirechronicled the Spartan warriors in combat, with the former depicting the legendary Battle of Thermopylae and the latter being based on both the Battle of Artemisium and the Battle of Salamis. Both films are notable for shining light on

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