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About Us2018-06-12T12:00:57+00:00

WHY CROSSFIT RISING STAR SHOULD BE YOUR GYM

FACILITIES

  • Diverse, scalable classes

  • We welcome ALL fitness levels

  • Focus on functional fitness

  • Every session is lead by staff

  • Learn how to work smarter AND harder

COMMUNITY

  • Class environment

  • Encourage each other

  • Meet new people

  • Active crossfit community

  • Special events and competitions

MOTIVATION

  • Plan, Track, and Exceed your goals

  • Together we work harder

  • Leave it all on the floor

  • You WILL get stronger

COACHES

  • Certified training staff

  • Years of cross-discipline experience

  • Military, Athletic, and Therapeutic backgrounds

  • Always available to help

  • Work closely with you

TRAIN ALONG SIDE THE BEST

ROB DITURSI

OWNER & CROSSFIT LEVEL 2 COACH

Rob DiTursi, is co-owner of CrossFit Rising Star with Jen Mitchell. Having the skills acquired from his CrossFit Level 2 certification, Rob is also a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and holds an Advanced Certification in Sports Massage and Sports-Specific Kinesiology. Rob efficiently integrates his extensive knowledge of the human anatomy and functional movement into all his workouts.

JEN MITCHELL

OWNER & CROSSFIT LEVEL 1 COACH

Jen Mitchell, is co-owner of CrossFit Rising Star with Rob DiTursi and a USA Weightlifting Coach, Level 1. Jen served for 20 years in the U.S. Navy where she served as LCPO & Senior Chief to hundreds of sailors every day. She brings strong discipline and knowledge of physical fitness along with her CrossFit Level 1 Certification to every class, every day.

TRISTAN VIELLUX

CROSSFIT LEVEL 1 COACH

Tristan is a CrossFit Level 1 Coach and our Resident Olympic Lifting Specialist. He can be found at Rising Star during Open Gym and just about whenever else he gets the chance to train here. If you are looking to improve your OLY game, just ask Tristan, he’s sure to help!

Join the Fun.

EVERY DAY IS AN OPPORTUNITY

We Live To Help You Train

Our certified training staff comes together from a variety of athletic, functional, and therapeutic backgrounds.  Unlike most gyms we will:

  • Work with you in small groups or one-on-one

  • Help you define your goals and a roadmap to meet them

  • Work through your challenges and celebrate your success as a team

General Physical Skills

If your goal is optimum physical competence, then all general physical skills must be considered:

1) Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance– the ability of body systems to gather, process and deliver oxygen.

2) Stamina– the ability of body systems to process, deliver, store and utilize energy.

3) Strength– the ability of a muscular unit, or a combination of muscular units, to apply force.

4) Flexibility– the ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint.

5) Power– the ability of a muscle unit, or combination of muscle units, to apply maximum force in minimum time.

6) Speed– the ability to maximize the time cycle of a repeated movement.

7) Coordination– the ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement.

8) Agility– the ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another.

9) Balance– the ability to control the placement of the body’s center of gravity in relation to its support base.

10) Accuracy– the ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.

(Thanks to Jim Crawley and Brice Evans of Dynamax http://www.medicineballs.com/)

LIFE BEGINS AT THE END OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE!

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