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Get to know our Coaches – NIKOLE!

Get to know our Coaches – NIKOLE!

Nikole is the other owner at Recursive. She loves that Recursive has become a second home to her family, and that the gym community has become family! Years at Recursive: since 2014 Years Coaching: since August 2012 Certifications: Certified CrossFit Trainer/CrossFit...

Get to know our Coaches – DIRK!

Get to know our Coaches – DIRK!

Dirk is one of the owners at Recursive! Read on to learn a bit more about how Recursive came to be! Years at Recursive: since opening in spring 2014, it has been an idea and dream of mine for years before that Years Coaching: Since February 2012 Certifications:...

Get to know our Coaches – OLIVIA!

Get to know our Coaches – OLIVIA!

Olivia has been at the gym as long as it has been open. She even used to workout in our garage before we opened. She was only 11 when Recursive opened it's doors, but we had been a CrossFit family for years before that. As you will read, she doesn't even remember a...

Get to know our Coaches – BRIAN!

Get to know our Coaches – BRIAN!

Brian started as a member at Recursive back in February of 2018.  Then, in September of 2019 he started Coaching! Brian is great to have in class - whether as an athlete or a Coach. Learn more about him! Years at Recursive: 3 Years Coaching: 1.5 Certifications: CF-L1...

NEW! Little Ninja Warrior Kids Class at Recursive!

NEW! Little Ninja Warrior Kids Class at Recursive!

Are you in the Madison, Wisconsin area and do you have kids in your life that are ages 5 - 11? Are you looking to get them some physical activity? Recursive is excited to announce our Spring session of our Little Ninja Warrior Class! Run, jump, climb, twirl - get all...

Get to know our Coaches – TIA!

Get to know our Coaches – TIA!

Tia has been a member at Recursive for almost 4 years and started coaching with us this past September. Even with her mask on, you know she's always smiling! Learn a bit more about her - be sure to read all the way through to the end to find out her special talent...

Why You Should RUN a 5K!

Why You Should RUN a 5K!

CrossFitters, in particular, are not known to love running. We obviously have some really great runners at the gym. We even have a lot of people that use CrossFit as cross-training for running events. But whenever the 5k Run shows up as the workout of the day,...

Why You Should COMPETE At Least Once

Why You Should COMPETE At Least Once

Admittedly, I don’t particularly like competing. I’m certainly never going to dominate CrossFit and win dozens of medals (even at my age as a “Masters” athlete), but I try to sign up for a competition every 6 months anyway. It gives me a smaller set of specific things...

Take a REST DAY!

Take a REST DAY!

Rest. Recover. Recharge. With our busy schedules, it seems taking time to relax is something we like to think about, but rarely happens outside of vacations a couple times a year (or less these days.) In our workout life, rest is also something that can seem...

More Work DOES NOT Mean Better Work!

More Work DOES NOT Mean Better Work!

This is for the unsung hero of the gym. The person who struggles to master, or sometimes even do, a movement. Maybe they are fighting some mobility issues or poor body mechanics. Maybe this movement is just difficult for them. They work on it anyway. They insist on...

How OFTEN should you work out?

How OFTEN should you work out?

I often get asked how much training, CrossFit training in particular, that an individual should be doing. I, myself, have struggled with over (and under) training over the years. The answer, unfortunately, isn’t black and white. There isn’t a magic formula to...

Accepting Who You Are Now…

Accepting Who You Are Now…

...while working to improve yourself. It is a very difficult balance of accepting who you are a the current moment, but also working to be a better version of you. I struggle with this myself a lot lately. A few months ago I remember looking in the mirror. I wasn't...

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