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Cyber Monday Deals

CrossFit classes up to 40% off!

Annual CrossFit membership specials up to 40% off! Deal ends Monday, December 2 at midnight!

🏋️‍♀️Unlimited 1-year CrossFit membership🏋️‍♂️
Good Deal: 12-month contract at $119/monthly (vs $169/monthly, a $600 savings over the year). Best Deal: One time payment at $1,200 ($100/monthly vs $169/monthly, a savings of $828 over the year).

🏋️‍♀️3x weekly CrossFit membership🏋️‍♂️
Good Deal: 12-month contract at $80/monthly (vs $119/monthly, a savings of $468 over the year). Best Deal: One time payment $840 ($70/monthly vs $119/monthly, a savings of $588 over the year).

🏋️‍♀️2x weekly CrossFit membership🏋️‍♂️
Good Deal: 12-month contract ($65/monthly vs $79/monthly, a savings of $168 over the year). Best Deal: One time payment $600 ($50/monthly vs $79/monthly, a savings of $348 over the year).

All sales are for 1-year memberships. 12-month contract. All sales final! No refunds. We can place memberships on hold up to 3 months. Holds will extend membership contract. Up to 15 months total obligation.

Ready to snag your deal? Contact Jeff@alamo180.com to get set up!
http://www.alamo180.com/crossfit/

Protein First Mindset Nutrition Program at 40% off!

Protein First Mindset nutrition program at 40% off. The Protein First Mindset is a nutrition program that teaches you how to prepare balanced meals so you can burn fat, lose weight (for good!), gain energy, and improve your overall health. Use code: CYBERMONDAY to save 40% off! Click here to learn more (sale expires Monday, Dec 2 at midnight)

Swim Series at the 2019 rate!

Grab your spot in the Beginner Freestyle & Better Freestyle Swim Series at the 2019 price of $119 (before the 2020 rate increases to $139 on 12/8/19). Each class is capped at 8, so don’t delay in grabbing your spot! Click here to learn more

December 21 Day Fit program

Because of the emails and calls for another 21 Day Fit, and the hope it would be offered before the New Year, here you go! Introducing the December 21 Day Fit program!

In 21 days, become better, stronger, healthier.

In the 21 Day Fit program you’ll receive:

  • A customizable exercise plan of CrossFit and Cardio that can be tailored to fit your schedule and preferences so it is not only doable, but enjoyable!
  • A nutrition program that helps you build balanced meals (that you’ll enjoy eating!) that both nourish your body and help you lose weight
  • Daily journal that helps you set short and long-term goals to you set realistic goals and make a plan of action to achieve them.

It doesn’t take long to start seeing real results! Do you have 21 days?

December program dates: December 2 – December 22.

Early bird pricing ends November 24 at midnight so commit to your goals early to grab the best deal! Deadline to register for the December program is December 1 at midnight. Grab your spot now!

Begin your weight loss journey in a supportive community with expert coaches. Achieve more, together. Become better, together!

Learn more

November 2019 Athlete of the Month

How old are you and when did you join Alamo 180? 

I’m 29 years old. I joined Alamo 180 in June 2016. Wandering into Alamo 180 3+ years ago was one of the best choices I’ve made.

How many different programs within Alamo 180 have you done?  

I’ve done all of them! Initially, I intended to join the triathlon team, but I got talked into doing a summer CrossFit challenge.  I moved over to the running team, then to triathlon for a year. I’ve also trained with the OCR team and did yoga when it was offered!   

Why do you CrossFit? 

At first, I did CrossFit because it made me a better runner. But now, I do it because it makes me a better person. I struggle with anxiety and am a perfectionist but CrossFit challenges me to learn new skills and push my limits.  It keeps me strong – mentally and physically.

What is your favorite workout? Least favorite?

If a workout involves rope climbs, tire flips, and sled pushes – I’m there! My least favorite workouts are when they’re called assessments.  It doesn’t matter if it’s the same workout I’ve done in classes before, but as soon as it’s called an assessment and I get in my own head. I never regret finishing one but getting myself there is always a battle. 

Favorite lift? 

I LOVE hang and power cleans! They make me feel like a badass. 

What are you training for right now? 

I had planned on doing the Houston Marathon but I’ve been having some knee pain since running the Sky Island 50K. I’m primarily a runner but I’m taking some time away from always training for the next race. I’ve been having fun lifting and finally being able to do an unassisted pull-up! 

Favorite cheat meal? 

I don’t consider any meal a ‘cheat meal!’ I’ve been in recovery from anorexia and bulimia for five years now and I don’t consider any foods off-limits. After years of restricting or bingeing, I do my best to eat intuitively.  Sometimes, I finish a long run and can’t wait for an acai bowl. Other times, all I want is a juicy cheeseburger, fries, and beer. I make it a priority to listen to what my body needs each day and then trust it. 

What advice would you give to someone just starting out with CrossFit?

Have FUN! Don’t compare yourself to others, and focus on form first. Some days, you’ll question why your alarm is going off at 4:55 AM and just go back to sleep (or at least I do).  But that’s okay if you’re having fun – the fun will make sure you come back the next day. The welcoming community at Alamo 180 and the challenging workouts keep me coming back consistently, and it’s that consistency that I’ve built physical skills and mental strength! 

October Athlete of the Month

Frank Aguirre

October 2019 Athlete of the Month

How old are you and when did you join Alamo 180? I am 54. I joined A180 in September 2016.

How much weight have you lost? 70 pounds

Why do you CrossFit? I CrossFit to stay mentally and physically healthy. I also enjoy working out with like-minded people who also want to have fun getting healthy.

What is your favorite workout? Least favorite? My favorite is Murph; it such a huge challenge. My least favorite workout is anything with running.

Favorite lift? My favorite lifts are Hang and Power cleans.

What are you training for right now? Ironically, I am training for the Rock-n-Roll half marathon, in December!

What has been the most important thing for you in terms of keeping the weight off? The most important thing has been consistency. Consistency in the gym, the kitchen, sleep, hydration, and all the extras that help me stay lean like my Sunday morning 6-mile walks. 

Favorite cheat meal? Cheeseburgers. Cheeseburgers. Cheeseburgers.

What advice would you give to someone just starting out with CrossFit or strength training? Be patient, be consistent. Show up on frequently and be ready to put in some work. Concentrate on form first then weight. I think it’s better to build your engine slowly than to go out too heavy, too hard, or too fast. 

5 years ago

When we opened the gym 5 years ago, our excitement was soon followed with a panic stricken “did we make a mistake?”

Our gym had been opened for three weeks and we were way behind our projected goals for the first month. We sat on the floor, looked at each other and wondered if we made a mistake.

Faith is spelled r-i-s-k.

Taking a risk is what starts you on the journey to creating something great. You see what you want to accomplish, you have faith in the outcome, and you take a risk to go after it.

In that panic filled moment on the gym floor, a woman walked through the door and bought a premium personal training package. The next day a friend wanted to gift us a check to help us out in our first month of business. We made our financial goals that month! Our faith increased and it inspired us to keep working hard. This picture is where we are today!

What great thing do you want to accomplish? You will never know what you’re capable of until you take a risk! Have faith it will work out even when things get really hard. Great things don’t come from comfort zones. Go for it! You can do it!

What if nothing changed?

When you look at yourself in the mirror…

What do you see?

How does it make you feel?

What if nothing changed in the next year? The next 5 years?

If you answer, “I can’t live another year like this” then it’s time to make a change. 

At Alamo 180, we firmly believe that everyone can live their best and most active life. It’s never too late. You’re never too old, too out of shape, or whatever lie we give ourselves, to get started!

Start your fitness journey here.

At Alamo 180, you will find you have lots of options when it comes to living and loving the active lifestyle. Choose from our CrossFit or Triathlon programs. Our positive culture and supportive community makes working out fun. Achieve more, together.

June Newsletter

June Newsletter! Read all about it here
Alamo 180 is a community of motivated men and women ready to make positive lifestyle changes.
Take a look at our athletes setting their 180 goals and accomplishing them!
Are you ready to achieve your 180 goal? Do it in a supportive community! Achieve more, together!

Taking a look back #4

The Alamo 180 gym opened for business March 2014.

Offering a ton of services because that’s what you do when you start a small business. It’s like throwing spaghetti at the wall and seeing what sticks. We offered triathlon, running, boot camp (because it was a commonly recognized name for strength training), personal training, indoor cycling, yoga, obstacle course racing.

When the construction was complete and the equipment purchased, we looked upon our gym with pride and love. We didn’t know it then, but we were blinded by passion. It’s a miracle anyone walked in and signed up for our services.

We couldn’t afford to mat the floor. We didn’t even have a rig. Our friend let us borrow his rig for a year until we could afford to buy one (rig not pictured here). We had the minimum equipment necessary to offer a classes up to 10 people.

When we made money, we saved it, and poured it right back into our gym. It was a slow growth process, but it helped knowing a thing or two about endurance 😉 Slowly and surely, our bareboned gym grew.

For those that have been with us from the beginning, you’re our family. For those that have joined any time since the beginning, we love that you’re part of the family. And if you want to join us, come be part of the Alamo 180 family!

Beginner CrossFit

Have you ever wanted to try CrossFit?

Now is your chance!

Alamo 180’s Beginner CrossFit is designed for you to learn the ins and outs of the most common movements of CrossFit. Learn how to perform each movement safely and correctly.

If you decide to join us, you get credit for the class applied to your membership!

If you decide after the class that CrossFit isn’t for you, you walk away a smarter athlete. You can take your knowledge to the gym or any other fitness program you join. You can’t lose!

Learn more about our Beginner CrossFit here

Taking a look back / #3

Construction began. It was time to clean up the space, tear down walls, add ceiling lights, and build restrooms and showers. This quickly got expensive. It also took longer than expected.

The old adage of “take what you think it will cost and double it” proved more than true. Construction is not cheap. Nor is buying gym equipment. We were scratching our heads wondering how it would all work on our small budget.

This is where God showed up and made the budget work.

Blessing #1 was a dear friend who provided his architectural services for the loft space and bathrooms. He knew all the ins and outs of construction, city codes, etc. He was our wise mentor (and shoulder to cry on) in the great unknown.  He also got a construction company to partner with us. They needed office space and we needed construction. So a deal was made! Included in our lease was an office space next to the warehouse. The construction company fronted the cost of the construction in exchange for free office rent for two years.

Blessing #2 was a kind man that popped in during one of our open house events. A few days later he reached out to us through a private Facebook message asking if we needed a plumber and that he would be willing to offer his services free because he felt God leading him to do so. This was a miracle because we ran out of money to hire a plumber and finish out the bathrooms. He stayed late for many nights working in our studio installing all the plumbing (after he worked a full day’s shift).

Blessing #3: our athletes that showed up to help tear down walls, clean, paint, etc. Even after all these years, they still show up to help any time we have a studio improvement project.

Blessing #4: The day we bought gym equipment happened to be Black Friday. During this sale of the year, we went out to a local dealer to buy our equipment. This saved us a ton of money! The timing couldn’t have been more miraculous!

These are just a few (of many) examples of how people showed up to help us during this time. Also, if you feel led to help someone, go for it. If not for people helping us, Alamo 180 would not be in existence today. It takes a village.