‘I was looking for a new group fitness programme and a friend was already a member at CrossFit Hawthorn East so i thought I’d give it a try.’ Meet Warwick

Building a community of fun, friendly and supportive members is important to us at CrossFit Hawthorn East.  We’re not only helping the Camberwell and Hawthorn locals get fitter, faster and stronger – our coaches and community are there to motivate and encourage our members every step of the way. Our gym is filled with friends from all around the Boroondara area to focus on their health and fitness goals.

Every day we workout with inspiring individuals. Each week we share their stories with you. Meet Warwick:

NAME:  Warwick Hansen 

AGE: 37

OCCUPATION: Insurance Underwriter 

STARTED TRAINING AT CFHE: Circa September 2014

FAVOURITE MOVEMENT OR WORKOUT:

No favourite movement, but i do like a good EMOM (Every minute on the minute workout)

DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:  

Motivated, dedicated, loves good food, wine and a good time

WHY DID YOU START TRAINING AT CROSSFIT HAWTHORN EAST?  

I was looking for a new group fitness programme and a friend was already a member at CFHE so i thought i’d give it a try.

WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT SO FAR?

Back cleaning again after months of a modified programme

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT CROSSFIT HAWTHORN EAST?

Pushing yourself to the limit and the encouragement from both coaches and members to help you either finish a particular WOD (workout) or to push a new 1RM (1 rep max)

WHAT IS THE MAIN HEALTH GOAL YOU ARE FOCUSING ON AT THE MOMENT?

Improve my core strength 

ANY ADVICE FOR ANYONE JUST STARTING THEIR CROSSFIT JOUNEY?

Wherever possible work with a buddy.  This will make you ‘feel at home’ sooner and it will help you push yourself further than you thought possible

TELL US SOMETHING WE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU:

I was bitten by a scorpion in the middle of the Sahara Desert (2007)

APART FROM CROSSFIT HAWTHORN EAST, WHERE ARE YOUR FAVOURITE HANGOUTS IN THE HAWTHORN, CAMBERWELL OR BOROONDARA AREA?

With a young bubs, we love Central Park (Rocket Park) and at the moment, my favourite cafe is Short Straw, they make awesome coffee.

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If you’d like to get fitter, faster and stronger you’re invited to a FREE Intro Class at CrossFit Hawthorn East. This is a complimentary session for you to see the gym, meet the team and experience CrossFit basics.

Choose from Tuesday 7.30pm or Friday 7.00am. Call 0417 667 723 or email info@crossfithawthorneast.com to book your free spot.

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CrossFit Hawthorn East is a functional fitness gym close to both Camberwell and Hawthorn in Melbourne, Australia.  We offer group physical fitness classes, personal training and regular workshops.

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