FAQ

Here’s a list of common questions people have when considering a CrossFit gym.  Read through below and if you still have a question, please feel free to contact us!

CrossFit is defined as “constantly varied functional movement performed at high intensity with the goal of: increased work capacity across a broad range of time and modal domains.”

Simply put, CrossFit is a full body workout incorporating high-intensity interval training, weightlifting, plyometrics, endurance, and strongman. Each class or Work Out of the Day (WOD) is different and is taught by an experienced and certified instructor. Designed with functional movement in mind, CrossFit will make you stronger, faster, and most importantly: Fit.

“The needs of the Olympic athlete and our grandparents differ by degree not kind.”

We scale the program so that elite athletes and grandmothers can do a variation of the same workout side-by-side and both get a great stimulus. Weights, movements, and reps can all be modified in order to accomplish this.  All we need from you is commitment.

University Ave CrossFit is for anyone who wants to become more fit. Plain and simple.  Whether you’re an athlete or someone who has never worked out before, this gym is for you.  We scale all of our workouts to the individual’s ability and needs so that everyone can achieve their fitness goals.  We also have professionally trained coaches to encourage you and to ensure you are performing safely and with correct form.

Each CrossFit class is one hour in length.  In that time the coaches lead our members through a warm-up, skill practices, a strength training portion, and also a conditioning workout.  You can expect to be breathing hard and sweating!  Because CrossFit is constantly varied, no two days will be the same.  Say goodbye to boring old workout routines!

CrossFit is also known for it’s great community.  Because we are all working together and encouraging each other, you can expect to make great friendships as well.

If you’re new to CrossFit or working out in general, this is a great option for you!  Each session will teach you about functional movements and correct form for lifting.  A new foundations course starts each month.

Our address is 508 E University Ave, Champaign, IL 61820.  We are located in the Latitude apartments on the corner of 5th and University!  Parking is available in the parking lot behind the gym and also along the street (where parking is permitted of course).
We don’t sell our memberships online.  We prefer to talk with you first and help you consider if this gym is right for you!  If you have experience with CrossFit, feel free to contact us and we can discuss our membership options.  If you don’t have experience with CrossFit, you should consider our CrossFit Foundations Course.  This is a great way to get acclimated to what we have to offer.
Contact us!  Either email contact@universityavecrossfit.com, call us at (217) 693-6254, or come see us in person!  Our gym is open during class times, which can be found by clicking “schedule” on this website.