Kiko Capilla and Rafael Alvarez, the box-owners of CrossFit Olimpo Málaga, are giving us a little insight into what happens at their BOX! Enjoy another episode of our Europewide BOX interviews.
Name: Crossfit Olimpo Málaga
Address / Location: Calle la Orotava 39, 29006 Málaga
BOX-Owner: Kiko Capilla and Rafael Álvarez
Open since: March 2013
How did you come to CrossFit?
Kiko: I came to CrossFit when I was living in London,a friend introduce me in this sport.
Rafa: I’ve always been practicing sport and I was looking for something different and I found out Crossfit.
Why did you open your own box?
We love CrossFit, so what is better than to work in something you love?
Why exactly should I join YOUR box? What makes it standout from others?
You´ll find the best quality in training, Oly, Gymnastics and Mobility, we do many seminars to improve our weakness. Our soul is our athletes so you will always support for them. Our community is very strong.
How does your member structure look like? (Number of members, Male/Female, Young/Old, any competitive athletes?)
170 members, 120male /50 female more or less,we have athletes from 18 years old and others around 60, the most of them are 20 to 35 years old. We got a competitive athlete, Samuel Gallego, he’s competing in the Battle of London and we hope he can go to the regionals.
Do you have additional training possibilities (Yoga, Gymnastics etc.)?
We have Oly classes; we also have gymnastics and mobility specific classes.
Do you consult your members in nutrition questions?
We give them advices. We have a nutritionist working with us.
If I start as a beginner – how does my training in the first month look like?
You will have the Fundaments Course then you will do the WOD´s Scaled until you get the proper technic and fitness. You’ll feel the support of all the others athletes.
Do you organize any internal or open competitions?
We organize several competitions per year, internal and Open. In October 2013 we organize the first competition in our city where came many athletes from many cities of Spain
Do you have links to other boxes?
We have great relationship with Boxes in our city and whole Spain. Recently we organize an Interbox with other box from Málaga.
Can I drop in if I am passing your city? Who do I have to contact?
We never cash our visitors; they are our guest because we like community. You can call our phones, write an email or by Facebook. You have all the information in our website: www.crossfitolimpo.com
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