Jan Gärtner

Jan-Hendrik Gaertner: Head of CAPITAL SPORTS. 32 years old, born in Hamburg, Germany. Former professional Judoka and Soccer player. I started to get interested into Fitness Training at a young age and tried many different kinds of Training methods. In 2012, I got in contact with Crossfit for the first time and immediately became addicted. My passion for this particular sport made me decide to found a Brand for Training Equipment with high quality, good design and reasonable prices in 2016.


Latest articles

3 Explosive Exercises to Develop Core Strength & Power

No matter what sport, a strong core is your essential base for effective performance.

Hey Boxes: Open your Doors and Let the Summer in!

It's time to take your workouts outside! I don’t know how long you have been waiting for spring, but I've been waiting six long cold months to finally get back out there. Feeling the sun on my skin, the wind in my face and breathing fresh air into my lungs. Awesome!

Crossfit Mobility: 2 Exercises to Bulletproof your Shoulders

Mobility is an enormously important part of Crossfit and is essential for maximising your own performance and movements.

Compression for Crossfitters: Real Help or Just About the Looks?

Functional clothing and its influence on an athlete’s performance have become increasingly important within the last couple of years. So exactly how does it speed up recovery time and increase muscle sensitivity and control?

Keep Holding On: Building Strength and Endurance With Bar Complexes

No matter if you’re a beginner or an experienced athlete, we all know that feeling when you are in the middle of a WOD and are struggling to keep hanging on to that damn bar!

Everybody: Jump, Jump!

Box Jumps are one of the most basic and punishing Crossfit exercises around, but how much do you know about the different types, and which is the best for you, your Box and your training?

Enjoy a Challenge? Compete to win your very own GHD!

"Good things come to those who sweat"

Own It! 5 Crucial Steps Towards Becoming A Box Owner

It could be a dream in the pipeline or a reality beginning to take shape. But what exactly do you need to do to set up and run a great Box?

How to Choose the Right Weights for Your Qualification

In the past month, we have seen more and more qualifications with individual weights. As an athlete, you need to decide what weight to use in order to achieve your maximum score. Some of you already know, finding the perfect weight is hard and takes time.

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