Andrea Vasco, the box-owner of CrossFit GDC, is giving us a little insight into what happens at his BOX! Enjoy another episode of our Europewide BOX interviews.
Name: CrossFit GDC
Address / Location: Via Noci s.n. Gioia del Colle (BA) Italy
BOX-Owner: Andrea Vasco
Open since: October 2013
How did you come to CrossFit?
I knew the Crossfit in 2008, thanks to an Italian pioneer, from there it was love at first sight!
Why did you open your own box?
I opened my box to spread the word Crossfit in my country and make everyone understand that feeling good in fitness has no equal!!
Why exactly should I join YOUR box? What makes it standout from others?
Adaptation is the basis of our belief, we give the principles Crossfit accessible to everyone, from kids to adult ones,they come to us because they feel good with Crossfit like a fun game like when we were kids.
How does your member structure look like? (Number of members, Male/Female, Young/Old, any competitive athletes?)
We are about 40 people, someone practice Crossfit for passion, someone for competition, someone want simply move and stay in shape!
men, women and children, people’s number is very variable.
Do you have additional training possibilities (Yoga, Gymnastics etc.)?
Yes, our training is Crossfit, kettlebell training and Olympic weightlifting!
Do you consult your members in nutrition questions?
Nutrition is the base of training; we have doctors specialized in nutrition for every member.
If I start as a beginner – how does my training in the first month look like?
In the first month, the basic skill of Crossfit will be your faith, then we start to introduce elements of conditioning stronger, reacting on the neuromuscular system and increasing strength and cardiovascular capacity step by step.
Do you organize any internal or open competitions?
We organize routine home games for our members and we invite other stranger people, to make it clear to many others what we do!
Do you have links to other boxes?
In Southern Italy, the Crossfit community is small but in growth, we have other neighbors with whom we collaborate!
Can I drop in if I am passing your city? Who do I have to contact?
Absolutely!! Drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Andrea on
+39 3397592950. You are welcome!
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