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A High Touch Gym

By June 19, 2019March 25th, 2020One Comment

At Industrial Athletics, a CrossFit Pittsburgh area gym, we consider ourselves to be “High Touch.”  What does that mean?  From the moment you contact us, whether through the website, social media, or phone, we try to be in contact with you as much as possible.  This usually breaks down into three primary areas of high touch.  The first is when you are joining.  The second is when you are a member at the gym.  The third is when you are a member and we are staying in touch with you even when you are outside the gym.  We believe that qualities like this make us the best CrossFit Pittsburgh has to offer.

When you are joining

Whether you are an experienced CrossFitter, or trying it for the first time, our high touch environment will become evident the first time we talk to you.  You will notice that we place a lot of emphasis on your well-being as a member.  We want to know all about you.  Where you are from, how did you find out about CrossFit, what are you looking to achieve?  When we looked at other CrossFit Pittsburgh area gyms, we noticed that this was lacking . . . a lot.

When you are ready to come to Industrial Athletics and check us out, we never simply throw you into one of our regular classes.  If you are new to CrossFit, you start with a free introduction.  We take time to show you what CrossFit is all about.  Then, you enter our Fundamentals Program where we teach you everything you need to know to join the regular CrossFit class.

If you are an experienced CrossFitter, we want to know how you move in a controlled environment.  We call this the free assessment.  You set up a time with one of our experienced coaches to review the movements we teach in the Fundamentals Program.  We fix any gross movement issues, explain our culture, and tell you about everything else you need to know.

Once in our CrossFit Class

The high touch environment continues once you are in our regular class.  We don’t believe in sitting there simply watching the clock and telling people what to do.  As the best CrossFit Pittsburgh gym, our coaching staff is constantly encouraging, watching, correcting, and improving your movement.  We have a proven system to make sure everyone in class receives the attention he or she needs to move, move safely, and improve the quality of his or her movement.

Additionally, we take note of what movements are difficult for you or what limitations you might have.  We help modify workouts so that you can receive a similar stimulus from the workout while not risking injury.  Our members often tell us that it seems like we are always watching.  That’s exactly how we want them to feel.

Outside the gym

Our high touch doesn’t stop once you exit Industrial Athletics.  As the best CrossFit Pittsburgh gym, we need to have an influence on you inside and outside of the gym.  We only get to see you for an hour of the day.  However, that doesn’t mean you can do whatever you want the other twenty three hours.  We send emails, newsletters, social media posts, podcasts, and more to make sure fitness and a healthy lifestyle are always in the back of you mind.

We’ve been offering the Best CrossFit Pittsburgh has to offer for a long time.  Our system of high tough has been tested and is proven to provide the best avenue for you to achieve your fitness and lifestyle goals.  When you are considering which CrossFit Pittsburgh gym is best for you, consider whether the gym you are looking at really has your well-being in mind.  Or, are you just another monthly membership?

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