Linda’s BIRTHDAY PARTAY

WHEN: Saturday April 24th @ 5 PM
WHERE: TILT Waltham Parking Lot
WHY: There are such thing as dumb questions (pls refer to photo above… context clues my guy)

Am I to old to be doing this? yeah i am for sure.  But here we are, it’s  April, and we know what that means…. if you don’t know what that means YOU WILL NOW.  It’s my birthday month.  And i would love nothing more than to hang out with my favorite people.  I am humbly asking (begging) that you come hang out with me to just vibe and have a good time.

I have to tell you now, I WILL be checking people into this event.  And if you do not attend, you can wave goodbye to your spot you worked so hard for on the Committed Club.  Will i take it personal? Yeah of course, I will consider it a personal attack to my character and assume we have beef that i know nothing about.  Show up for 5 min or 5 hours.  But don’t expect me to be out past 8 pm.

Anyway, congrats if you have made it this far through my dissertation. What you’re gathering now, is that you should expect to be thrown into the most subpar birthday experience you’ve ever been invited too.  WORTH NOTING, I have less than a month to practice my surprised face.  And believe me, you’re gonna want to give me a gosh darn OSCAR for my performance as I arrive to the surprise party I organized and set up all by myself.  We are talking SERIOUS SURPRISE. Think surprise level approaching those instagram influencers with their gender reveals acting as though they had NO CLUE they are having a boy or girl or whatever when they had basically a 50/50 shot at guessing boy vs girl correctly.  Anyway i’ll act surprised.

In conclusion please join me, on April 24th, for one of the most run-of-the-mill parties you will ever attend.  But remember it’s a SURPRISE.

WHAT TO EXPECT
-A good time had by all
-Food and drinks
-An Oscar worthy surprise face when i walk into the party i planned by myself for myself
-Fun and games
-Maybe a pogo stick competition i dunno

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT
-The party to continue past 9 pm
– Any of the food at the party to be paleo

*In all seriousness I would love to use my birthday as an excuse for everyone to hang out outside. You literally don’t even have to like me to attend.

xoxo Linds

April Newsletter

April Newsletter


We are wrapping up the Affiliate Cup!
Congrats to team PLATINUM for taking the win!


MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
April 24th @ 5 PM… Lindsay is throwing herself a birthday party (of course) in the TILT parking lot! More details to come!

Bring a Friend – FREE Week Trial!
Have a friend interested in trying out TILT? Bring them by for a free week trial!
Email James at james@crossfittilt.com to get started!

Sunday Kids’ Fitness Classes
When: Sundays @ 11:00pm-11:30pm
Who: Children ages 6-9
Where: 31 Union Avenue – Sudbury, MA
Cost: $15/class

How to Sign-up: Email brian@crossfittilt.com to sign-up. Spots are limited!

TILT’s Kids‘ Fitness Classes focus on promoting health and fitness in a positive learning environment for children ages 6-9. We incorporate a variety of games, activities, and fitness challenges to help encourage social interactions and a fun environment. Our sessions are safe and effective for children of all levels and fitness backgrounds. 

Check out our 500/1000 Club
We are excited to announce the addition of the 500 and 1000 Club at TILT Waltham!
Click HERE to check it out

Member of the Month

Member of the Month Bior

Congrats to our newest Member of the Month Bior! Click HERE to read all about her!

Schedule Changes
TILT will be Open 4/4 Easter Sunday but there will be no Kids class

Member of the Month

Member of the Month Bior

HERE WE GO AGAIN! It’s Time for our newest Member of the Month.  This month the honor goes to one of our 5:30 am faithfuls Bior!  Bior can be found at our early morning classes just about every day.  Her commitment and hard work was made clear when she made our Committed Club in her first month at TILT.  We are super proud of you and happy you’re a part of the TILT family!

Here are Bior’s answers to our Member of the Month questions:

1.     How long have you been doing CrossFit and how did you start?

I joined TILT on December 19, 2020, and it was my first experience with CrossFit!  I was going to write something about how I wanted to make a positive change to my mindset on fitness since I retired from wrestling  (many, many, some of you are younger than, years ago) but here is Lauren to help me give you the most honest version of me starting out at TILT!

Hell no to hell yes! (By Lauren Tracy) 

Bior and I are neighbors in Roxbury and our dogs are BFFs so we spend lots of time chatting while our dogs play.
This past fall, Bior mentioned she was looking for a consistent workout routine so I told her about Tilt and invited her to a 5:30 morning class. Bior’s response was basically “thanks, but no thanks”.  Actually, she used many more expletives than that, but I’m not sure what I can write here, so you get a general idea. She flat out laughed at the idea of ever getting up at 4:00 something in the morning (She said “I am 100%, not a morning person, and I honestly don’t believe in the 4:00 am hour”) or EVER doing CrossFit, because of wrestling.  I didn’t push it, but I also shared that I found Tilt’s programming unique and that I thought the gym really shined at general conditioning for all athletes.

Fast forward a couple of weeks and I find out that Bior’s been “practicing” getting up at 4:45am. That’s when I realized she may be more interested in coming along than she originally let on. I suggested we start by going to a 8:00am Saturday class to ease our way into it, and we did and it was great. After class, I think I gave her this whole spiel about how she could start with 3x/week and work her way up, and that’s when the tables turned real quick. Bior was like “if I’m doing this, I’m DOING this”. From that day on, she’s been the one making sure we show up 5-6x each week!

2.     What do you do when you’re not at TILT?

I am the CEO of Beat the Streets New England Wrestling, a sports youth development non-profit.  I wrestled on an all boy’s team in High School and then on one of the first collegiate women’s programs before making the US Team.  I hated every minute of it, but I learned a lot about how important it is to use sports for a positive impact on young people’s lives, and how a supportive community with strong values is imperative for personal growth.  Other than that I spend time with my dog, Kingston, and my neighbors.  I also spend way too much time planning hypothetical vacations I  will never get to go on or looking up houses all over the country on Zillow that I will never buy!

3.     What is something most of TILT doesn’t know about you?

What the rest of my face actually looks like …… One day we will all be mask-free and it will be like meeting all of you for the first time!  Before my current role, I was an event specialist for a major international hotel chain and have planned over 650 weddings.  I still enjoy chatting about weddings if anyone ever has a question!   I love pizza, it’s a problem…

4.     Have you had a favorite moment at TILT?

Other than our morning drives and coffee with Lauren, I have so many things I want to share here already!  Having to shotgun a beer my first week….is definitely up there! Getting to see Havoc run around and say “Hi” to everyone! Laughing way too hard at Max and Lindsays “Coach Jokes” because it really reminds me of when I have to coach our kids! ( or looking up on the stairwell and seeing them do a coach dance!  If you don’t know the Martha and Eddie dynamic, you are missing out!!! It’s a morning highlight. (Along with Eddie STILL trying to claim the gift basket from the raffle)  But my absolute favorite thing is being surrounded by some of the strongest and nicest people I have ever met…..seriously the women at TILT are AMAZING! The entire community is thoughtful, genuine, and supportive!

5.    Most importantly, now that you have the Member of the Month belt, what would your walkout song be?

-Poison by Bell Biv DeVoe was a solid ” go-to” when I competed!
My current one is! – Boss B*** by Doja Cat

Outdoor Class Overflow Option

With the early morning and weekend classes in Waltham at full capacity, we are excited to begin offering an “Outdoor Overflow” option. On TRIIB, you will notice the addition of a few classes called “Outdoor Overflow” at 530am, 630am, and all weekend classes. This option is for members that can’t get into the main class or for those that would rather workout outside. Please see all details below!

•The main class will still be taught from inside. Those signed up for the outdoor option will have to remain outside for the entire warmup and workout.
•The outdoor rig will be open to use!
•All equipment will be able to be brought outside (weather dependent).
•For all other classes you will continue to have the option to workout outside. However, just signup for the normal class slot. You will not see an overflow option as these class slots are not at full capacity.
Question we have been asked..will classes transition to outside? As of now, classes will always be taught from inside. There is still an option to workout outside as stated above. As it gets consistently nicer outside, we will keep you posted with our plan of action!

500/1000 Club

500/ 1000 Club

The 500 and 1000 Club
We are excited to announce the addition of the 500 and 1000 Club at TILT Waltham!

How do I become a part of the club?
Attend 500 or 1000 classes at TILT!

What’s in it for me?
Bragging rights, fitness gains, and your picture posted at TILT under the 500 and 1000 club wall!

Every 4 months, we will be checking our members’ total attendance at TILT.

Check out our founding members of the 500 and 1000 club below!

 1000 Club Members:
Kyle Fidalgo
Edwin Smith

500 Club Members:
Teri Demarco
Amy Fidalgo
Kate Peck
Cindy Basque
Tara Hamel
Petro Khomchuk
Kristen Riley
Doc Curtin
Kelly Slavin
Paul Jarosik
Brendan Bergson
Phil Blanchette
Cris Perez
Matthew Levy
Mike Braatz
Maria Sanez
Stacy Braatz
Ben Whitney
Stephen Simmons
Mike Cummigs
Laura Denomme
Allyssa Bates
Mark Dacey
Dawn Guarriello
Pam Hanlon
Sonny Milani
Eugene Florendo
Alex Antounian
Jeff Lippincott
Luke Nye
Colleen Chapin
Denis Rezendes
Mandi Bruce-Magura
Lane Aikins
Josh Tatelman
Hillary Bergson
Katie Wild
Brad Reid
Jonathan Keyes
Ed Hamel
Lauren Mcauliffe
Kiet Le
Hans Brings
Jess Irving
Mike Noce
Judd Caulfield
Emma Levy
Justin Wahls
Jeff Donovan

 

March Newsletter

March Newsletter


Kicking Off The Affiliate Cup!
The Affiliate Cup is approaching! Please check-in with your coaches to pick up your T-shirt or tank at the front desk. It all begins on Friday, March 12th!

Tune in to watch TILT coaches go head to head with each other every Thursday night after the workout is released. It will be live streamed through our TILT Zoom link. Click HERE for all details.




NEW TILT Sweatshirts!

We are approaching TILT’s 5 Year Anniversary! It all started on March 4th, 2016 with the opening of our Waltham location. 5 years later, and 4 more gyms..this awesome community continues to grow and amaze us!
Sign up for a sweatshirt HERE! Pre-order deadline is Friday, March 5th.

Bring a Friend – FREE Week Trial!
Have a friend interested in trying out TILT? Bring them by for a free week trial!
Email James at james@crossfittilt.com to get started!

Sunday Kids’ Fitness Classes
When: Sundays @ 12:00pm-12:30pm
Who: Children ages 6-9
Where: 31 Union Avenue – Sudbury, MA
Cost: $15/class
How to Sign-up: Email brian@crossfittilt.com to sign-up. Spots are limited!

TILT’s Kids‘ Fitness Classes focus on promoting health and fitness in a positive learning environment for children ages 6-9. We incorporate a variety of games, activities, and fitness challenges to help encourage social interactions and a fun environment. Our sessions are safe and effective for children of all levels and fitness backgrounds. 

Member of the Month

Member of the Month Mary Alison

Our newest Member of the Month has been committed on our ZOOM classes since we kicked them off! Click HERE to read more!

 

Member of the Month

Member of the Month Mary Alison

It’s that time! Our newest Member of the Month is Mary Alison! Mary Alison joined TILT in June, taking our virtual classes. Since day one, she has been a faithful member of our 7am virtual class. Her hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed! Congratulations Mary Alison!

Here are her answers to our Member of the Month Questions!

1.     How long have you been doing CrossFit and how did you start?

I have been doing CF since 2015. A friend mentioned that she was “sore all the time” from her new workout routine. I was working out at the time but not feeling the benefits- I wanted in!! The next day I stepped into a CrossFit box and have been addicted ever since. The varied workouts, supportive coaches and community take fitness to the next level.

2.     What do you do when you’re not at TILT?

I am an ICU nurse at Boston Medical Center. When not working or working out, I spend time with my two sons Andrew and Will. We enjoy many different sporting activities all of which can get quite competitive!

3.     Have you had a favorite moment at TILT?

The favorite way to start the day is with fitness and my Tilt Coaches and comrades.

5.    Most importantly, now that you have the Member of the Month belt, what would your walkout song be?

Walkout song? Hmmmm. Alive by Pearl Jam

February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Here’s what’s happening in February at TILT…

Sign Up for the 2nd TILT Affiliate Cup!
Click HERE for all of the details and to sign up!
The Affiliate Cup is a fun new way to participate in the CrossFit Open! We would love to have everyone join in on the fun. Athletes will be assigned to one of two teams. 

Workout, have fun, and earn points for your team!

Tune in to watch your coaches go head to head with each other on the workout on Thursday night after the workout is released. It will be live streamed through our TILT Zoom link.



February Events:

Virtual Wine Night – Thursday 2/11 @ 7:00pm 
Click HERE for all details

February Mental Toughness Seminar w/ Coach Mick
Click HERE for all details

NEW Virtual Mobility Class
Every Wednesday at 4:30pm-4:45pm w/ Coach Gianni


Member of the Month

Member of the Month Susan

Click HERE to Read up on our newest Member of the Month!

Member of the Month

Member of the Month Susan

IT.IS.THAT.TIME… Time to recognize and celebrate one of our fellow athletes for adding so much value to our community and for their consistent hard work. This month we are celebrating Susan! Susan brings a whole lot of joy, laughter, and she also always brings her pencil and notebook to every class. Susan has come so far since she started at TILT and is not slowing down. Thank you for being such an integral part of our community, we are so lucky to have you!

Here are Susan’s answers to our member of the month questions…

  1. How long have you been doing CrossFit and how did you start?

I’ve been doing CrossFit for about 5 years.  I started when a friend asked me to go with her to try it out.  I was hooked.

  1. What do you do when you’re not at TILT?

When I am not at Tilt, I work out full-time time as a mother of four teens (ages 18, 16, 15 and 13), a wife, dog mom, terrible chef, housekeeper, and taxi driver.

  1. What is something most of TILT doesn’t know about you?

My Tilt fam probably doesn’t know that after watching my husband complete the Boston Marathon every year since I have known him, I had to do it myself.  So, in 2011, I completed my first and only Boston Marathon.  Due to all the training and running, my knee had had enough.  That was another reason I tried out CrossFit.  I needed to mix up my routine.  I still enjoy running but I am so glad that I have found CrossFit as an alternative.

  1. Have you had a favorite moment at TILT?

While I have had so many memorable moments at Tilt, I would have to say my favorite moment was when I realized that the Tilt Family was real, and Tilt was my new gym.   The friendliness, support, love and encouragement from the members and amazing coaching staff are like no other.  I had a tremendous amount of anxiety when I first started at Tilt.  Trying a new Crossfit gym scared me! But once thru the door, it didn’t take long for me to realize how special Tilt was.  Tilt made me feel like I belonged.  So, thank you to all the members and coaches who simply said, “good morning”, “good job”, “see you tomorrow.” Or just simply looked at me and smiled.  Even though I can’t see your smiles now behind the masks, I know they are still there!  This may seem insignificant to many of you, but the kindness you all have shown, means so much to me.

  1. Most importantly, now that you have the Member of the Month belt, what would your walkout song be?

Susan could not pick a song so I am assigning a walkout song that seems fitting for her…. And I have landed on Bring Em Out by T.I. because it is a hype walkout song and I like to think Susan secretly listens to rap music when she is at home, though I know this is probably false. I can dream.

January Newsletter



Here’s what’s happening in January at TILT…

 

January Nutrition Challenge!
Get ready for our January Nutrition Challenge! This 4 week nutrition challenge is meant to help us all dial in some healthy habits over the next month! In addition, we will be making it a friendly competition between TILT gyms. (Waltham, Sudbury, and Southborough/Wellesley) Members from each gym will be teaming up and holding each other accountable during the month of January. We will track our progress through a point scale, and post pictures/trash talk on our Facebook challenge group.
Click HERE for all details!

Click HERE for all details! 

January Strength and Skills Seminar
Join Coach Brian for 3 weeks of strength and skill work! Each week, participants will learn different warm-up protocols, lifts, and gymnastics skills. This seminar is for all fitness levels. Click HERE for all details.
Email brian@crossfittilt.com to sign-up!


January Virtual Kids’ Fitness Classes
TILT will be holding Winter Break Virtual Kids’ Fitness Classes on January 4th, 5th, and 6th at 9:30am-10:00am. Click HERE for all details.

In-Person Kids’ Fitness Classes
TILT’s in-person kids’ classes are happening every Sunday in January from 12:00pm-12:30pm at our Sudbury location! Email brian@crossfittilt.com to sign-up!

Member of the Month Prakash!

Member of the Month Prakash

New Year Schedule Changes
Thursday 12/31 – 530am, 630am, 730am, 830am, 930am, 12pm (Virtual 7am Only)
Friday 1/1 – Gym Closed
Saturday 1/2 – Regular Schedule

Paleo Power Meals is now offering meal delivery service to TILT. We're also going to stock our fridge with a few Grab-N-Go meals for you to try.

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