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Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 08-03-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Property available in Los Angeles

Just PM'd you. Give me a shout.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-13-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,975
Posted By Andy Petranek
Prices

If you own a box and consider it a business, then do yourself a favor and read this article. It's written by the founder of 37 Signals and what he points out is something most CrossFit Affiliates...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-06-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,869
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: CrossFit Business Model

Damon gives some great advice... any CF business that doesn't rank excellence in training/coaching and quality of the customer experience at the top is bound to fail.

There are a few things,...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,922
Posted By Andy Petranek
Business Mentoring Program

Happy New Year, everyone!

Just wanted to let you all know that John and I (CFLA:The BIZ) have created a new program for those affiliates interested in stepping up their game. It's essentially a...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-06-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 93,120
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Huge Decline in Quality

I agree - I think the dialogue is fantastic... but to quit over it? Seems like a cop-out to me. I wrote up a response on his blog... here it is reposted. My question - do you want to be part of...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,613
Posted By Andy Petranek
Plyo Boxes - new design

We recently came up with a new design for our plyo boxes. The design originally came from Steve Rakow at CrossFit Ocean City - and we tweaked it a bit to make it suit our purposes. We made a video...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-22-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,801
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: CrossFit LA Business System PDF - Free

One additional thing - we NEVER charged $150/month, even when we first opened... an unlimited membership was $225/month - and back then we also sold packages of 10 and 20, which were between $16 and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-07-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,801
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: CrossFit LA Business System PDF - Free

Hey Jesse - good question... we haven't sent the email out to anyone yet... we've been inundated with emails... and will be sending it out in a few days. We'll post a reply here when we send it out...
Forum: Community 12-15-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,100
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Beyond the Whiteboard

Hey Jonathan,

Did some exploring around... looks like a pretty cool application! I wanted to ask you a question. If I'm a member and I don't do the WOD (whether it's the CF wod or my gym's...
Forum: Community 12-10-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,670
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: New Clothing Line from CrossFit Los Angeles! Check it out!

It says "lifting, throwing, cleaning, jumping, snatching, running, rowing, lunging, squatting, pushing, dipping, kipping, puking, twisting, heaving, bending, pulling, grunting, lifting, thrusting,...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 12-01-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,178
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Fear, Doubt, Ego...

Hey Tish,

I was right there with you when I opened 4 years ago. And at each juncture that involved taking a new risk, I've gone through the same mental torment. I don't think there is any way to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 11-21-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,046
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Typical compensation for level 1 trainers

Guys, are you kidding me? Don't have TIME to train your trainers? I promise you that you are going to get results directly proportional to the time you invest in your trainers... and this doesn't...
Forum: Community 09-11-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,292
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: You Fricking People Rock

Congrats, Doug! Way to represent up there in Michigan!

We'll be asking for the same support soon - our vote in Los Angeles is coming up in October!
Forum: Fitness 07-19-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,921
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: How do we get people to start logging their workouts?

Don't know if you guys train at an affiliate, but one of the advantages is having a tight knit group of people whom you workout with and interact with who PUBLICLY keep their workout journals in a...
Forum: Community 06-20-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,874
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Paul Hamm broken hand and comeback

totally inspiring - thanks for posting!
Forum: Community 05-09-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Booted By Diane

Jeremy, THANKS for posting. What a great quote, "Your intensity is annoying!" That was great this morning for a good 5 minutes of belly laughter! :rofl:
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-05-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,600
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Clientelle Question

Hey Jason,

To answer your question... YES, it's possible! We've been doing it now for the past year... 1,800 sq. ft., 130 - 180 students, $28 - $45,000 gross per month. 2 coaches full time, and 3...
Forum: Starting 04-30-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,391
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Starting CrossFit - First WOD - Advice

Hey Tim,

We start all of our newcomers out, regardless of their fitness level, with a much shorter and easier workout. We call it the Baseline.

Complete one time through for time:
500m row
40...
Forum: Community 04-20-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,191
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: New Crossfit Article in Muscle and Fitness

Hey Matt,

Maybe I can help you understand the comment - if that is what you're looking to do (not so sure about that after your first post).

As a CrossFit affiliate, we are constantly working on...
Forum: Community 04-15-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,020
Posted By Andy Petranek
CrossFit Gymnastics Cert

Hey Everyone,

So this past weekend, I attended the CrossFit Gymnastics Cert with Roger Harrell and I've got to tell you all - it is FANTASTIC! Roger is an unbelievably great coach. His ability to...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-07-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,976
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Membership Software

Quick update... we switched from Champions Way to MindBody Online (www.mindbodyonline.com). We were having much of the same frustrations as Jeremy described.

MindBody is fantastic...Much less...
Forum: Community 03-04-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,963
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: CrossFit Gymnastics certification

Hey Roger - AWESOME! So can you tell me, is the cert going to be geared to people just learning basics of tumbling and gymnastics, or will it be more for coaches who want to learn progressions and...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-04-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,317
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Contracts..

Hey Nick,

If you want any help with this or advice, contact me off line at info@petranekfitness.com.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 03-04-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: ProMaxima?

We have their linear bearing Glute Ham benches, dumbbell racks... and I believe we ordered our dumbbells from them too when we first opened. They've been great - equipment is solid, well built and...
Forum: Community 02-17-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,850
Posted By Andy Petranek
Re: Ice Chamber

I just got off the phone with Steve. He wouldn't give me the background on what happened between his business and CrossFit and goes to great lengths not to use CrossFit's name on his site. He's...
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