CrossFit Illumine:
6663 Howard St - Niles, IL 60714
(224) 585-7905
CrossFit Illumine:
6663 Howard St - Niles, IL 60714
(224) 585-7905
March
01
2018

Snapshot of a Kids’ Class

By Coach Tracy In our kids’ program, we aim to teach kids to move well and have fun with fitness. Each class is different and I usually set one general skill to focus on. We start out the class just like adults – with a proper warm up. Our warm ups are typically a little more spirited –...

February
23
2018

March Programming

The Open begins during the first week of this block of programming. With that in mind, you will incur less overall intensity this block and the volume will be front-loaded toward the beginning of the week. For that reason, expect less benchmarks, but the ones we are testing have a lower-threshold th...

February
22
2018

Close your eyes and picture yourself at the age of 80

Regret. Our life flies by at the blink of an eye. Talk to someone on their death bed and they only regret the things they didn’t do. -Didn’t spend enough time with their family -Didn’t follow their dreams -Worked too much, lived too little -Didn’t take care of themselves phys...

January
31
2018

Superbowl Recipes!

The Superbowl is coming! Superbowl fun involves stuffing ourselves, feeling both overly full and oddly still hungry, and feeling guilty about it for the next two days…oh, and some football, gambling, and commercials.  This year, let’s have a different kind of fun! You can stick to the sa...

January
31
2018

It’s Time to Light That SPARK!

By Coach Jesse Walton The Science Behind HIIT Programming In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a light dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT aka SPARK), a HIGH intensity and ‘shorter’ workout, the benefits you’ve heard about are both legiti...