A level of Fitness I have never experienced before
I met Adam Morden in June of 2007 when my community ladies fitness class decided to try a CrossFit class. That was the first day of the rest of my new ‘fitness’ life. He met us with an enthusiasm that made me enjoy the workout even though it was brutally hard. I can still remember […]
What We Do
StrongHearts is the home of CrossFit Courtenay, a fully licensed CrossFit Affiliate in the Comox Valley. CrossFit is: Constantly Varied Functional Movement Performed at High Intensity. But don’t let that scare you – everything is scalable and form comes first! Come on out and see what you’re capable of!
Join the Movement Revolution with our MovNat classes! Comox Valley based StrongHearts is the home of BC’s first official MovNat affiliate – MovNat Vancouver Island! Come on out and learn the essential skills to move better; more efficiently, effectively, and with less effort. And as a great side effect – get in the best shape of your life in less time!
Stuck in a rut? Bust out of it in a big way with a kettlebell workout. This old-school piece of equipment is a throwback to the dawn of strength training; many of you may not be familiar with it. Once you have been infected with the power of kettlebell training, there is no going back.
Boxing is a whole body workout. It takes the best aspects of workouts used by some of the world’s most finely conditioned athletes, boxers. It combines them into a fitness program that is safe for the mainstream exercise devotee. In other words, with Fitness Boxing, you train like a boxer in everything but full contact sparring.
Our Flow based practice begins with an easy warm up, sun salutations, and a series of poses including balances and inversions. It is designed to work the entire body, helping to loosen the joints, and get the blood flowing. There will always be modifications, so you can work at the level best suited for you a joyful stimulating experience.
Parkour is a way of training yourself to move naturally and effectively across and around any obstacle. It teaches you to move efficiently as you overcome obstacles using a combination of adaptability, creativity, and strategy. Parkour uses movements such as vaulting, running, climbing, swinging, and balancing to pass over, under, and through obstacles. Challenge your body and mind through expressive movement!
The “Everything Muscle”
During my first work out with Adam I was introduced to a muscle I never knew even existed… The “Everything Muscle”. It was then that I realized a whole new world of training was out there and that Adam would help take me too the next level in developing my over all level of fitness. […]
Why Train With Us?
StrongHearts fitness training programs (whether you are focused on our CrossFit, MovNat, or Kettlebell streams) are based on a foundation of quality natural movement. Moving the way that nature intended us to will allow you to build strength, speed, and endurance. And, it will ensure that your fitness transfers to life outside of the gym. We firmly believe that performance in the gym is not the end goal, what is, is how that performance transfers to the sports and activities you are passionate about.
We are excited to bring a holistic view of fitness training to the Comox Valley, combining the intensity and competition of CrossFit with the mindfulness and practicality of MovNat.
We assess every person that walks through our door because after all, a program can only be as good as the assessment. We train quality movement first – taking both physical and mental training into account. Here are a few more reasons to train at Courtenay’s premier fitness facility:
- We combine the best practices from both CrossFit and MovNat!
- A no more than 8:1 Athlete to Trainer ratio assures personal attention during EVERY workout!
- Strength, Endurance, and Movement training like vaulting and climbing!
- Anyone can write a workout, we provide progressive and cycled programs to get YOU to YOUR goals!
- You will get stronger, you will get faster, you will sweat and in the end you’ll be better at life.
- We offer multiple classes 6 days a weeks so that you can get your workouts in on YOUR schedule.
- Our coaches have years of experience and high level certifications, ensuring that you will get a safe, fun, effective workout every time.
- We offer monthly challenges and special events where you can apply your new skills and have a ton of fun – It’s not what you can do in the gym, it’s how you can apply that to life outside the gym!
Come on out and experience why StrongHearts is the next evolution of fitness training in the Comox Valley! Quality coaching, amazing community, fun filled workouts, and varied but intelligently designed programming will combine to get you results you didn’t even think were possible!
I got real, lasting results!
Before starting CrossFit I would go to the gym, do my 3 sets of 10 for a few exercises, do some sit ups, then some cardio. I thought that was “working out”. I was encouraged to give CrossFit a shot, and I thought it would be a good supplement to my workouts. As it turned […]
Connect With Us!
That’s across the street from the new hospital site and North Island College Comox Valley Campus and just down Veterans Memorial Parkway from Home Depot and Thrifty’s.
You can send us an email below, or call us at (250) 897-0102 We look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your fitness goals!