Arguably the fastest growing sport today, CrossFit is making fitness cool again and in the process introducing a new generation of athletes to barbell movements.

As a training method, CrossFit is a great way to achieve well-rounded fitness because of the emphasis on full-body movements and compound lifts. It also wraps programming up into group classes, promoting a competitive but also supportive community. The main CrossFit site is

As a sport, it takes everything up another level and demands high proficiency to mastery of a wide domain of skills. You can find out more about competitive CrossFit at

There are plenty of options for CrossFit in Hamilton:

Alchemy Crossfit
67 Frid, Hamilton, ON L8P 4M3  (289) 389-3595

CrossFit Ancaster
1412 Sandhill Dr, Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5  (905) 648-6555

CrossFit Battlefield
115 Hempstead Dr, Hamilton, ON L8W 2E7

CrossFit Odeon
816 King St. W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1K1 (905) 730-9107

CrossFit Opus
730 Upper James St, Hamilton, ON L9C 2Z9  (905) 575-7785

CrossFit Stoney Creek
944 S Service Rd #106, Hamilton, ON L8E 6A2  (289) 649-1900

Steel City CrossFit Hamilton
1685 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1G5  (905) 577-0626