Things to Know about Snake
So you have joined Snake or you are looking at getting into our gym? You are a bloody legend!!
We constantly hear that being fit is a requirement or “I should do some running before I come in”……??? That is not true, we are the place that gets you fit and healthier whilst having a whole bunch of fun in the meantime.
CrossFit is for anyone and everyone, we are a community which offers a range of classes to suit any individual. So let’s bring you up to speed with our process and some stuff you may hear or things you may see at Snake Athletic:
Sign in process
QR tags are provided to paying members for scan in. Guests can scan in via QR code as per NSW government regulations.
What to bring
Water, towel, chalk and training bag can be brought by trainers. Water and chalk can also be purchased at reception.
Toilets & showers
We have both on-site, at the end of running track.
Can be kept with you in training bay
Booking a class
Our classes are all booked and purchased online under the classes tab.
Removing a class
Can be removed online also with a lockout time of 2 hours before class.
Cannot make a class
Please remove yourself from a class within the 2 hour lockout phase, if urgent or late please contact our reception desk via email.
If you do not make your class, a $10 no show fee will occur due to us having limited class numbers
Can be found within each class online, this will brief you on what to expect
Please be on time, listen to brief, ask questions and notify of any injury concerns.
We have a 15 minute cleaning period after each class, all equipment touched by you needs to be cleaned. Please DO NOT spray computer monitors on machines.
Set goals, strive to achieve and keep pushing the boundaries.
We have a range of products available at our reception, items can be viewed online.
We love to hear what you think, Google and Facebook reviews always help new people looking for their gym.
Now CrossFit lingo is something that takes time to embed in your brain, nevertheless here are some words you may see and what they mean:
BOX = Crossfit Gym
WOD = Workout of the day
AMRAP = As many rnds & reps as possible
EMOM = Every minute on the minute.
RX = Performing all movements using the prescribed weight & reps
TABATA = work rest method of training
20secs on / 10 secs off
CHIPPER = A wod that consists of 4 or more movements that you “chip” away in order to finish
METCON = Metabolic Conditioning
BENCHMARK = Usually a wod with a girl name that you can measure your fitness journey around. Some of these wods you never want to call your children.
HERO WOD = A wod named after a law enforcer, military or fire-fighter that has died in the line of duty known to be soul crushing.
DU = a form of skipping, the rope passes under your feet twice while your in the air. (When you’re learning how to do them you will wear many a rope scar and it stings)
HSPU = Handstand push-up
RM = Repetition Maximum
GHD = Not your hair straightener but a Glute hamstring developer also known to make you bend over like a pocket knife if you’re not conditioned to big amounts of sit-ups on them.
PR/PB = Personal record/personal best.
KB = Kettlebell
MU = muscle up for some athletes the pinnacle of their Crossfit experience.
ABMAT = A foam wedge that is placed behind your back while performing sit-ups.
T2B = Toes to bar
RR = Ring rows.