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Category: Announcement

Gymnastics July 2018

We will be returning to the format of focusing on one gymnastic skill or movement a month. After a long time of working on pull ups in preparation for the Murph Challenge – we took a break to work on Toes to Bar during the month of June. Due to popular demand, the gymnastics movement for July will continue…

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New in UNAIDS fitness: Individual Programme Design

With coach Peter recently passing his OPEX coaching certification, UNAIDS Fitness is pleased to announce a new offer in our services. As of July we open 3 spots for people who wish to get a personalized programme design. What does an individual programme design include? Consultation The first step is a consultation with your coach.  Since you and your…

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Summer BBQ with families and fun workout

Sunday, 24 June 2018 starting at 12pm at our outdoor workout spot behind the UNAIDS building! All B3F athletes and UNAIDS staff who have been thinking about getting involved are invited. We will be organising a friendly fitness competition and some fun activities for children as well, so make sure to bring your families along! The Fitness Association will…

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Pilot Rollout of the Grant Programme

It was agreed at the 2017 UNAIDS Fitness Annual General Meeting to implement a grant programme to support members who want to deepen their personal health-related knowledge, skills and experience, and then share these benefits with other members (e.g. by coaching classes). In order to achieve this purpose UNAIDS Fitness will use a portion of class fees to provide…

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Murph Challenge

Every year on Memorial Day, CrossFitters in affiliates across the world perform the Hero workout, ‘Murph’. It is a workout that has become synonymous with CrossFit, not just for its brutal toughness, but for what it represents. ‘Murph’ is not simply another workout we do in a class to increase our fitness before moving on to whatever else we…

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Hero WOD ‘The Ten’

After the Rwandan independence in 1962, the Hutu’s took over power. Many Tutsi’s were killed or forced to flee the country. In Uganda they formed a small army which invaded Rwanda in 1990. After international, pressure, the Tutsi’s promised to stop the war and the Hutu’s promised to share power with the Tutsi minority. This “agreement of Arusha” was…

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December 1st WAD-WOD

For the third year running, B3F will organize a special World AIDS Day Workout of the Day (WAD-WOD) in the UNAIDS building lobby. Like last year we will organize teams of B3F athletes (starters and regulars) for a friendly team competition. This year we will have teams of 2. So don’t hesitate and sign up with your best B3F…

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Introducing coach Stephanie

Dear B3F friends, It is my pleasure and privilege to introduce to you, Stephanie Deidda, a brand new B3F coach, who will be covering the Friday lunchtime classes. I got to know Stephanie ever since I joined Crossfit GVA a couple of years ago and always had a real high opinion of her. She is a people’s person, a great coach…

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Winter (schedule) is coming

While we’ve had a great time outdoors, it’s getting a little fresher outside so time to move back indoors to our cosy little box on minus 1 in the D-building.   When is it going to happen? During the weekend Nov 4-5 Coaches will move the equipment from the ground level to minus 1 and the first indoors class…

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Call for Volunteers

B3F has grown beyond expectations since the start of cross-training classes a year ago. The five-person UNAIDS Fitness committee and our coaches have kept everything running reasonably well so far, but sometimes it’s difficult to dedicate sufficient time to B3F and also meet our work and family obligations.   So we are looking for volunteers to help keep the…

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