CrossFit Love Events

Thursday Nights at CrossFit Love . . . . . just got even better!!!

Last week, we made the announcement that Nick Perugini was back on Thursday nights!! We’re very happy to announce that, he will be running both the 530pm and 730pm CrossFit group training sessions!

Plus his infamous “Mobility & Restoration” sessions are back at 630pm!! It is a hands on range of motion session that EVERYONE READING THIS NEEDS!! SIGN UP ON ZP!!

AND I AM HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT . . . USA Weightlifting Coach of the Year & World Team Coach, Victor Gallegos will be running the weight room.


That’s right, the best of the best… will be training at Love and we are thrilled to have the best Coach in the United States as our Weightlifting Coach on Thursday’s! If you have any desire to learn how to lift, compete in lifting or improve your CF performance, this is your chance!!

We are asking $20 donations for each athlete who attends Victor’s sessions on Thursday Night’s. For this man’s knowledge and coaching experience, that is a steal! It is cash only.




11.18 @ CrossFit Love


Low Bar Back Squat
3 x 6 @ 80% of Monday’s 1RM

Row Half Marathon TT
21,097M; for time:

Performance & Fitness

In 20:00 build up to a Heavy Hang Squat Clean
*above the knee

for time:
3 – 6 – 9 – 12 – 15, for time:
Hang Squat Cleans @ 135 / 95
Burpee Box Jump Over

11.17 @ CrossFit Love


In 12:00 build up to a heavy snatch balance
In 12:00 build up to a heavy behind the neck jerk

50-20, 40-20, 30-20, 20-20, 10-20 
Air Assault Bike Calories
Alternating Pistols

20:00 EMOM
Min 1: :35 Ring Extension Hold, use MU to set-up
Min 2: :35 Hollow Rocks

4 x 10 R then L Hammer Curls
4 x 25 Band Tri-cep Extension
4 x 10 GHR

Performance & Fitness 

In 20:00 work up to a 1RM Push Press

5 Rounds, for time:
10 Push Press @ 95 / 65
10 Box Jumps @ 24 / 20
10 KBS @ 50 / 40


sorry for any inconvenience.




That right folks our own Nick is back!

Come optimize your range of motion, increase your athletic performance, learn how to warm-up and cool down, and promote recovery!! 630 pm on Thursday!! He will also be running the show at 530pm and 730pm!

Come train and catch all the knowledge 💣s

10.30 @ CrossFit Love

CrossFit Love Competition | Off-Season

Band Resisted Speed Front Squats
8 x 3 @ 60% + light bands; :45 rest btwn sets 

In 20:00 build a Heavy Overhead Squat
**2 Rope Climbs after every set up to 90%

6:00 EOMOM
Min 1: 5 – 10 UB MU

6 -1 KB TGU One-Arm Reverse Ladder @ 50 / 40

3 x 20 GHD Sit-ups
3 x 20 R then L KB Side Bends @ 50 / 40
3 x 8 R then L KB Goblet Bulgarian Split Squats @ 50 / 40

Performance & Fitness 

In 15:00 build up to a Heavy Overhead Squat Single

6 – 1 TGU Reverse Ladder

MU Skill Work

10.29 @ CrossFit Love


30:00 to 40:00 of corrective exercise, range of motion work and mobility

CrossOver Symmetry – Iron Scap

6 x 4 min / 2 min easy

Inflammation Control
*Contrast Shower, Massage, Rolfing, Cold Bath, Plenty of Rest. 

Performance & Fitness

Bench Press
20 Rep Max 

21 – 15 – 9
Power Cleans @ 135 / 95
Ring Dips



October Love



All daily CrossFit sessions are open to all levels unless tagged as Competition.

Comp, Performance & Fitness will be encouraged to workout together. Yes, there will fitness and performance level workouts provided for you in EVERY session. The athlete and coaching staff will scale the workouts, volume, loads and times accordingly. We are hoping this makes attendance easier, builds even more camaraderie and community, along with pushing you the athletes to learn and grow.

Sessions are still at 6am, 7am, 930am, 12pm and then 530pm, 630pm & 730pm.

If Olympic Weightlifting is new to you please take a few weeks or sessions to get downstairs to “The Chamber” or Love WLC. There are 6am and 6pm sessions available daily. For those just learning to lift, its a great environment to learn to lift correctly!

Learn to lift and then come back upstairs and apply it! LEARN & GROW.

If you have any questions about the schedule please send all emails to


Love WLC

New platforms, new weights, new bars . . . . ohhh my!

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If your interested in joining the area’s fastest growing Weighlifting Club then you are in luck! We are taking new athletes everyday. IF your a CFL member and interested in learning to lift please get signed up on ZP!

If your new to the gym, please email us at

Sunday Open Gym


It’s back! 930am to 1130am EVERY SUNDAY! Come get some.

Halloween Party – October 30th ??? It’s a conversation were open to!?! Let us know if your interested in making this happen.



Fall Love

The passing of a season can bring a marked change in the weather, the surrounding environment and your workout routine! Here in Philly, we live to run to the shore, go on vacation and just get away from the hot and humid city! We love home but its our time to shine since we are typically nestled away for winter.

This Fall we are going to really truly help you get into a routine, goal set and stick to it!

Here is what are a few items of note for September!

  1. The entire month of September schedule is up! Plan your sessions in advance and stick to going to them! If you know your coming to 530pm every MWF then sign-up for them now! Planning = Success.
  2. We have put together a Testing Week Cycle. This will start this week. We are putting this together so we can better track your improvement rates and measure our programming more effectively. Come test your fitness all week!! This will be a quarterly given event, so it will be much better if you have your initial tests numbers!!
  3. 530pm Performance is back! People asked for it so you got it!
  4. Speciality classes are up! Weightlifting sessions 6 am and 6 p daily , Open Gym Weightlifting all day, plus Gymnastics now x2 per week, plus mobility and endurance sessions are now on the schedule!
  5. Our 2016 Competition TEAM meeting is set for 630pm tomorrow! Be there if you want to COMPETE on TEAM CrossFit Love in 2016!
  6. Open gym Sunday is back! 930am to 1130am!!


Summers OVer



ALL members are invited to tonight's 6pm session. We are going to
"The Other Total"
Max Efforts of: Power Clean, Bench Press, & Overhead Squat!!


July Session Schedule Changes!!

What schedule changes?

  1. Open Gym Schedule
  2. Adding New Love Competition Training Blocks
  3. Performance 530pm to 6pm (we are TRYING this, we are always striving adapt and make the schedule better for all members)
  4. 30 Mins of Open Gym before & after 6pm Performance and before the 730pm Fitness (time for cool down stretching, Q&A, movement work, recovery protocols)
  5. Gymnastics – 30 mins on Thursday (potential to grow to 2 – 3 days per week)
  6. New Sports – We are going to make a very conscious effort to apply everyone’s fitness outside the box! This month it will be Soccer & Basketball! Get signed up on the bulletin board!


Below is an overview of our Open Gym, Love Competition, Love Barbell, and Performance time schedule changes:

All Levels Open Gym
8am – 930am
1030am – 12pm
8am – 930am
1030am – 12pm
8am – 930am
1030am – 12pm
8am – 930am
1030am – 12pm
8am – 930am
1030am – 12pm
Love Competition Training 6am – 730am330pm – 530pm6pm – 730pm 6am – 730am330pm – 530pm6pm – 730pm 6am – 730am330pm – 530pm6pm – 730pm 6am – 730am330pm – 530pm6pm – 730pm 6am – 730am330pm – 530pm6pm – 730pm 1030am – 1230pm
Love Barbell (Olympic)
6am – 730am
6pm – 730pm
6am – 730am
6pm – 730pm
6am – 730am
6pm – 730pm
6am – 730am
6pm – 730pm
6am – 730am
6pm – 730pm
 Performance  6pm – 7pm   6pm – 7pm   6pm – 7pm   6pm – 7pm   530pm – 630pm

Why the changes?

The goal is to make sure that everyone is being coached at all times.  Our top priority is to provide our members with a higher level of coaching and keeping people safe, we are committed to doing just that.  As a result, open gym times are being limited in order to encourage lifters and athletes to be on the floor with a coach as much as possible.

Love Competition Training blocks are an opportunity for any/all athletes to work on higher level skills (MU, handstand walking, HSPU, etc) / throw down the Love Competition programming and a chance to watched by one of our staff.  During these blocks a Love Coach will be walking around checking in on everyone that is in attendance during that time and throwing down with the crew.  This is your opportunity to work on muscle ups, snatch and anything else you might have questions about and hit our Offseason training programming.

What we expect of you?

We ask that everyone takes a look at their schedule to make these times work.  Coaching is a big piece of what we offer at Love and if you aren’t taking advantage of those opportunities, you aren’t going to get better.  Everyone can benefit from taking other classes and services on a regular basis so we hope to see our athletes take advantage of that!

Gone are the days of walking into the back of the gym, not checking in with anyone and doing your own thing.

This week, our staff will be reminding everyone about the new schedule to encourage clients to be mindful of the session time.  We are keeping things flexible for now due to the summer and everyone needs to get their sessions in.  Starting Monday, this will be strictly enforced so please make sure you are well aware of the schedule changes.

Additionally, everyone must be signed in at all times.  Please sign in using your Zen Planner Account before coming into the gym so our staff can track attendance.  If you are having problems signing in, please email and we will get you set up.

PLEASE NOTE: If you’re not signed to a class or training block you will be CHARGED a drop in fee.

PLEASE NOTE: If you sign up and NO SHOW you will be CHARGED a drop in fee.

**We have been VERY LOOSE ABOUT THE ABOVE. This is no more, if you are not signed in expect a call out.

Thank you in advance for your attention and cooperation in helping us provide you with a better service.

Monday Schedule Change!

Schedule Note: The box will be closed from 130pm to 5pm today. We will reopen for the 530pm session at 5pm. Have a great day!!!

WELCOME to CrossFit Love’s Nutrition Program

Hey CrossFit Love community! If you don’t know me already allow me to introduce myself. That’s me below, Erin Decker, part of the CrossFit Love coaching team since last June. I’m beyond excited to let you all know that I will be revamping and taking an active counseling role in CrossFit Love’s extremely successful NUTRITION PROGRAM! So expect some exciting changes!

I’m a Registered Nurse currently working on a cardiac floor. I received my bachelors, BSN, at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and, due to personal interest in overall health and fitness, I have done extensive research on the importance of nutrition and performance nutrition. Every day I work I see the devastating effects of having poor health and lifestyle habits. Everyone at our gym has taken that first step towards becoming healthier: CrossFit Love!! But NUTRITION is the crucial second piece if you really want to see results and become the best you!

I’ve been a doing CrossFit for almost 3 years now and while I loved it I wasn’t seeing much growth or results. Through Coach Joe’s nutritional guidance and workout programming I was able to make the transformation you see in the picture attached. I couldn’t be happier with the results I’ve achieved; I lost body fat, gained muscle, and made tremendous jumps in my performance level. And the PR’s keep coming!

This can be easy and fun! Please come learn more at my Nutrition 101 meeting (Date and Time TBA) and follow us on ALL social media to keep informed!

What can you expect from joining me and other successful members on our nutrition journeys?
– Better performance in the gym
– Flexible diet choices (there is no Paleo jail and you will not be forced to eat things you don’t eat)
– Individualized, 1:1 nutrition guidance based on your specific needs and goals via Google Spreadsheet Docs
– Community events (healthy eating challenges, paleo picnics, and more)
– Monthly meetings
– Recipe sharing
– Kettlebell Kitchen, convenient healthy food at its finest delivered straight to the gym
– Educational articles
– And most importantly: Support from me and your fellow crossfitters to help you reach your goals!!
I encourage you to check it out and get informed! This is your life and your health. You’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain!

And you know we love gains…

Talk to you soon!




The Progenex Monthly Discount Club


We worked with our friends at Progenex to start a monthly members discount club!
Here is the deal:
  1. You sign up for a re-occurring monthly purchase.
  2. Zen Planner charges your account on the 1st.
  3. And at the beginning of the month you get your supplements hand delivered with the ultimate convenience.


There will be no charge for shipping and you will get a friendly love discount!
As the club grows we will increase the discount!
There will be Progenex menu’s on the bulletin board. Fill it out and hand it in.
Email us at with questions.
Non-members we are striving to become the HUB for all things Progenex in Philadelphia.
If you are interested in small group discount ordering or single athlete orders, just email us.


Starting May 13th, the staff and athletes of Love our off to The CrossFit Games Regionals.

Please check Zen Planner for daily changes till Monday!!


CrossFit Regional Gear PRE-ORDER!

We are excited to drop all new CrossFit Love gear! Send your pre-order size and quantity requests to You will then be sent payment instructions! Proceeds go to help the TEAM and Caroline with there TEAM Uniforms! All Styles are $30



The Golden Tee

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Screen Shot 2015-05-04 at 7.35.20 PMThe CFL Nation Tee

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The Golden Tank

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The Urban Camo Tank

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The CFL Nation Tank

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Olympic Lifting + New Schedule

Olympic Weightlifting Athletics

April is here and so is our new schedule!

Starting today we have added 2 Olympic Lifting sessions Monday thru Thursday.
Monday thru Thursday – Session 1 – 530 p.m. to 645 p.m. & Session 2 – 645 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday – One Session – 530 p.m. to 645 p.m.
Saturday – One Session – 12 noon to 130 p.m.
Sunday – One Session – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Open to all members of Love as well as non-members. This group focuses primarily on improving the technical execution of the snatch, clean & jerk and related lifts. This program is intended to supplement your regular training regimen and improve explosiveness, strength, and coordination in addition to improving comfort with the lifts.

The Olympic Weightlifting Club sessions will be 75 minutes each session. Programming is focused on the needs of the group, along with necessary modifications for individual athletes, and varies weekly. In each session athletes can expect to snatch or clean & jerk, perform dynamic pulling drills, and perform skill transfer drills and other supplemental exercises for the Olympic lifts.

For athletes interested in more focused and/or more frequent training on the Olympic lifts, our expert coaching staff can design a program suited to your specific needs and goals, and the platforms will be available to athletes following those programs 7 days a week.


Have you meet our newest Olympic Lifting coaches Dan and Walt! Get in “The Chamber” and learn from the areas best! Individuals with no prior experience with the Olympic lifts will be required to attend Olympic Lifting 101 – our four session introduction to the lifts. Just ask about our NEW Oly Fast Track! Let our awesome staff help you be great!

If you have any questions about the new Olympic Sessions please email us at


Monday thru Friday we now offer Fitness and Performance Sessions at 630 p.m.

You wanted it, you got it!

Philly Spring Clean Up + Paint Party + BYOB Paleo Potluck!


Our 4th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup is set for this Saturday, April 11th from 930AM to 1PM! This is a great way for you, your family, our members and our neighbors to get involved and do your part to keep our boxes part of the City looking its best. Front Street and Canal Street NEED our Love. It’s dedication like yours, along with the get some attitude that we need to meet our goal. We want you to join in on the fun Saturday!

Along with cleaning up the streets we are painting the downstairs a.k.a. “The Chamber”. We are going to combine two morning TEAM w.o.d sessions, with the spring clean up, a painting of the downstairs, along with a b.y.o.b. paleo potluck. Bring food, friends, and lets make it a great day for our community! .

Want to volunteer?

You’re the key to making this year’s Cleanup our biggest and best yet! We need every volunteer to help make it happen. Get your family, friends and neighbors to join you. We appreciate all the support!

There is no sign-up! Well unless you want to CrossFit then sign-up on Zen Planner!

See you then!

The NEW CrossFit Love Referral Program