‘Great standard of training, good facilities and challenging workouts without trying to be super macho.’ – Meet Alex

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 Alex:


Name: Alex Boyd

Age: 46

Occupation: I work for a data science start up

Started training at CFHE: October 2014

Favourite movement or workout: Thrusters

Describe yourself in 10 words or less: A Pom with little mobility

Why did you start training at CrossFit Hawthorn East?
It was round the corner and I wanted something with multi discipline options.

What’s your biggest achievement so far?
Still looking forward to it each time.

What do you love about CrossFit Hawthorn East?
Great standard of training, good facilities and challenging workouts without trying to be super macho.

What is the main health goal you are focusing on at the moment?
Keep my back from collapsing.

Any advice for anyone just starting their CrossFit journey?
It’s a journey, not a destination.

Tell us something we don’t know about you.
I’m not a massive fan of rowing…

Apart from CrossFit Hawthorn East, where are your favourite hangouts in the Hawthorn, Camberwell or Boroondara area?
Penang Coffee House, the dog park, Bay City Burritos, Huxtaburger, Lido Cinema

If you’d like to try it for yourself 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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