Community Updates March 19, 2018

All the fit stuff happening soon

Drew's Words of Wisdom...

Perspective- Just when you think everything is going right and you have some sort of balance in the world, BOOM, life hits you with a left hook. Life hit this morning AS I WAS LEAVING THE GYM TO SELL OUR SUV. I was about to go sell our car and pay down dome debt and Jenni texts with an urgent get over here. I show up an our car is on FIRE. Through no one's fault it was just time for the car to succumb to years of great use. I had two choices panic and make matters exponentially worse, or stay calm and act on net steps. It was calming to know that Jenni and I had prepared for an event just like this. Mentally we are both strong and able to think under pressure. We got things done, dogs out of the car, belongings out, documents, etc... Insurance agents were called, claims filed (while the car was still burning) all with no panic. Panic clouds the judgment. Panic dulls the senses. Panic leads to irrationality and loss of control. WE DON'T lose control. We control the variables we can so that we can perform when we need to. LIFE gives us the uncontrollable. Might as well prepare for it.


In case you missed it, here's Drew's latest TACO - Teaching Athletes to Conquer Obstacles Video - Failure. Get Over It - with special guests

A new video is posted on Facebook Live every Tuesday morning!


Welcome to the fit Fam Mike H and welcome back Joe Rudy!

This week's athlete spotlight - Christi P


Week 5 is Here and we've made it back to the 2000s! We'd love to see every athlete here at some point on Saturday - whether is to compete, workout, cheer, or judge.

Heat sign up will be Friday at noon via signup genius.

Remember that if you need to make an appointment with a coach to do an open workout, that you need to be ready to start the workout at that time. A 10:15 appointment means 3-2-1-Go at 10:15. Come 20 to 30 minutes earlier than that to warm up.

CryoRecovery 5 Pack Give Away - athletes can enter to win a 5 session give away from CryoRecovery. One session purchase is required. Receive a treatment before the last day of the Open to be entered into the drawing.

Thank you so much to our sponsors for making all of this possible!

Thank you to our sponsors! Service Master Restore, Audiology and Hearing Aid Services LLC, CryoRecovery Savannah, Advertising Specialty Services, Keller Williams - Penny Flowers, Chatham Orthopaedic Associates, Thomas and Hutton, and Inventure IT

St. Baldrick's Event - City Market March 24th 12pm

Immediately following the last Saturday Showdown event join the HPA over in City Market (we ALL deserve wings and beer....). Our very own Heidi Schaffer will be shaving her head to raise money toward research for childhood cancer. For more details or to make a donation, visit her fundraising page at: https://www.stbaldricks/participants/heidischaffner

First Saturday Friend Fest!

Saturday April 7th - Bring your bestie to sweat it out with you! The 9am class is open to anyone who wants to see what they hype is about. Friends must arrive 10 minutes before the start time to participate. Remember you are their host - so make sure to introduce them to the coaches and other athletes. Here is the sharable event page with more details.

Rise Of The Masters -

Is happening at Crossfit Boro on April 14th. We already have a handful of athletes registered. The divisions are ages 40-47 and 47+, both Rx and Scaled. We'd love to see ALL our athletes participate or be there showing support. There will only be one class at 7:30 that day.

Whole Life Challenge - Workplace Edition

Will be starting on April 14th. We had such an amazing success with WLC inside the gym, that this next round we are taking it out to our local businesses. So if you'd like to get your workplace involved, this is your chance. The cost is $39 per person before March 28th and includes a free on-site kick- off seminar, preliminary event, finale event, and weekly sweat sessions at HPA. We recommend that individuals register/pay themselves and encourage the business to provide prizes and incentives. For more details visit our page Link to register:

April 14th - 7:30 am class only

HPA will closed on Saturday April 14th after the 7:30am class, as we are teaching a CEU course for High School and College Sport Coaches. The course will focus an safely teaching and programming basic strength and conditioning movements for student athletes. If you have a child that plays sports and goes into the weight room, please let their coach know about this opportunity. For more details visit here.

April 21st - Gym Improvement Day

Calling all handy dandy souls! Our semi-annual gym improvement day will be held on Saturday April 21st after the 7:30am class. (No classes the rest of the day.) The more hands the better! So bring your building, cutting, painting, nailing skills (or lack there of) and have some fun with the HPA fam putting functional fitness to work. Lunch provided :)

Memorial Day Murph!

Save the date for Monday May 28th for our annual salute to our heroes. You can complete the workout scaled or Rx, or weighted up, as an individual or as a team of 2. There will be two times - 7:00 am and 9:00 am.


Welcome to Castro Clues week. See if you can figure out what we are doing based off of the pictures we post on the website.

Hint: Ockham's Razor does not apply


In case you are looking to beef up your at home gym...we will be selling used equipment to make a little more space on Friday March 30th and Saturday March 31st at the gym. As a member you have first choice when the sale opens on Friday, Saturday will be open to the public. Any purchased equipment must be removed by Monday April 2nd.


  • Check out our SAMPLE BUNDLE - perfect for Open Season. Each bundle features samples of Mg, O3, D3, different flavors of Ascent and SFH protein, and new spark flavors. It's a great way to try new things without committing to the entire bottle/bag.

  • Nighttime Recovery is back in circulation and is flying off the shelves! This products helps with sleep quality by allowing your body to get into a deeper stage where many recovery processes occur. Wake up ready to tackle the Open or whatever your day brings you. Read more here.

  • SFH has changed the formula for it's Recovery Protein mix. This updated formula features better total joint-health complex as well as added branched chain amino acids and CoQ10 for endurance. With these enhancements, the new price is $74.95.


Saturday 3/24 - Saturday Showdown week 5 9am - until

Saturday 4/7 - First Saturday Friend Fest at 9am!

Friday 4/13 - Whole Life Challenge - workplace edition kickoff and prelim. Time TBD.

Saturday 4/14 - Rise of the Masters at Crossfit Boro. One 7:30 am class only.

Saturday 4/14 - Coaching Principles Workshop - no 9am class

Saturday 4/21st - Semi-annual Gym Improvement Day. Class at 7:30 am only, then bring whatever building, cleaning, painting, or organizing skills you have and enjoy lunch on us.

Monday May 28th - Memorial Day Murph at 7:00am and 9:00am


(Believe Unconditionally In Yourself And The Ability Of Others)


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