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Old 07-25-2010, 06:08 AM   #1
Alex Lofgren
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Garage Affiliates

Good day all!
I would like to hear from all running affiliates from their garage, home or even parks. What do you find to be the biggest obstacle when training from these locations, i.e., space, weather, clients, travel, and how do you overcome them?
Hope everyone is living the dream!
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Old 07-26-2010, 08:03 PM   #2
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Bugs, weather, rain, keep flooring clean, wet/dirt roads, no restrooms, parking, equipment rusting etc. Love every mintue of it, we are a garage/outdoor crossfit gym for 13 months now!
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Old 07-26-2010, 09:28 PM   #3
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Re: Garage Affiliates

Biggest challenge is mosquitos and rain, and heat. Other than that we are loving it! As well as our athletes. We are to the point that we have to look for a new place as we are outgrowing and we have only been open 25 days. Being in Houston though, you will never escape those weather conditions. But it has made me change wods on the fly and that is an invaluable tool.
I will miss the garage.
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:38 AM   #4
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Re: Garage Affiliates

Thanks for the feed back. I happen to like all those though!
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Old 07-27-2010, 06:26 AM   #5
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Re: Garage Affiliates

Bugs, Rain, Snow but we still manage to run in the crappy weather. Keeping the floor clean is tough. Low ceilings in the garage are also tough to deal with.
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:18 AM   #6
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Neighbors complaining to the city...
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Old 08-02-2010, 10:40 AM   #7
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Re: Garage Affiliates

Space...I'm training (not affiliated) in a single stall garage. In the spring, summer & fall its great! (Except maybe the lack of bathrooms) However, in the winter when I have to have the heater on I just can't safely have more than 2 clients at a time.

I've started looking for a bigger space, but i really want it to have a "garage" door -- love the fresh air (when its above freezing!)
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