Fitness & Health Blog

Another Success Story at Athlete’s Arena!

Success is the sum of all small actions. She is strong. She is beautiful. She is perfect. She is not there yet, but she is one step closer than she was yesterday. Heather Kobus has been training this amazing woman since August 2015 and with Heather's assistance she has come one step closer to her ultimate...

Columbia Firefighter Caroline Martin Smashes Personal Record and Team Time Records at the 2015 Firefighters World Challenge

  Caroline Martin, 38 (Little Mountain, SC) is a Columbia firefighter and just finished her fourth year competing in the Firefighters Combat Challenge. This grueling race against time requires our brave firemen and women to wear their full gear with air mask and run through a five stage course simulating...

Strong & Fit and Photos to Prove It!

Athlete's Arena's Personal Trainer Heather Kobus is strong and fit and these photos prove it! Heather will inspire you to give every workout your all with her fitness philosophy, healthy living and amazing body built by strength training. Heather is an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer with 25 years experience in the...

We Can’t Stop Bragging About Sorinex’s Center Mass Bells

https://youtu.be/srv1m-5Xs0Q We can hardly wait for our shipment of Sorinex's new Center Mass Bells (CMB) to come in! Our members are going to love incorporating this handheld gem into their workouts. In this video, Heather Kobus demonstrates the use of the CMB which she incorporated into this week's Metabolic Circuits Training class. We are proud supporters of Sorinex, leaders in the...

Post Baby Training Results

Metabolic Circuits Training classes at Athlete's Arena has given Krissy Diaz the post-baby training results she was hoping for when she began her fitness journey! Krissy attends MCT classes led by Heather Kobus, an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer with 25 years experience in the fitness and health industries. Her MCT...

What is a PR? Decoding CrossFit Terminology.

What is the acronym PR mean in CrossFit terminology? To CrossFitters, it is an acronym that is something worth celebrating because it means they have achieved their personal record in a workout or a lift. While we understand that a PR is not the ultimate goal of training, it is certainly worth celebrating! And...

Overcoming the Fear of CrossFit

CrossFit at Athlete's Arena is not as intimidating as you may think. While the media and on-line blog posts portray CrossFit as a dangerous sport with movements only Rich Froning can perform, you should not feel intimidated or fearful to give CrossFit a try! There's no doubt that the first time any of our...

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5 AM CrossFit Resumes on Friday

Now that the County's curfew has been lifted, Jeffrey will be holding the 5 AM CrossFit class on Friday, October 9th. If you can attend, we would love to see you! Come join the fun at CrossFit Athlete's Arena on Friday and get your weekend off to a great start!