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Required for all individuals new to Crossfit, this 3 week program is a comprehensive overview of the fundamental movements common in CrossFit.
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$15 Per Session
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Second Saturday

Try CrossFit Akeso for Free
Looking to Give CrossFit a Try? Every Second Saturday of  month is Free at CrossFit Akeso. All skill levels are welcome to try out a Class.
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our programs


Group Fitness Classes

  • Unlimited and Part Time Memberships
  • Discounts For Military and Students
  • Discounts For 3, 6, and 12 Month contracts

$ 125.00/ Month

Personal Training

One on One Fitness Coaching

  • Male and female coaches available
  • Program designed around your fitness needs
  • Mutli-Session packages available


Nutrition Coaching

Individualized Nutrition Counseling

  • 5 and 10 Session Package Available
  • Tailored to support your goals
  • Certified Precision Nutrition Coaches

$65/ Session

Our Trainers

Meddy Paulus

Owner / Trainer

Meddy Paulus

CrossFit Lever 2 Trainer, USAW Sports Preformance, Precision Nutrition Level 1, CPR/AED.

Tommy Boone

Head Programmer / Trainer

Tommy Boone

CrossFit Lever 2 Trainer, USAW Sports Preformance, Precision Nutrition Level 1, CPR/AED.

Tim Paulus

Owner / Trainer

Tim Paulus

CrossFit Lever 1 Trainer

Latest Gym News

“I have to be in shape to do CrossFit.”

April 25, 2017 by Meddy Paulus (0) Comments

Full Disclosure right here: I am not a doctor, or medical professional. I am a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer as well as USAW Certified.…

Tough Decisions

March 28, 2017 by CFA_admin (0) Comments

Everyday we are faced with making decisions. From the moment we wake to the end of the day when we are going to go…

Year one as an entrepreneur. My Business running me…

February 26, 2017 by CFA_admin (0) Comments

​​ Year one as an entrepreneur. My Business running me... Fair warning this entry is not too terribly exciting. I am definitely not going…

Why People Love us

Great atmosphere to learn and unbelievable coaches!!!

Jesse B. May 1, 2017

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Featured Athlete

  • Londa Hartsook


    1. What made you decide on CrossFit?
    I was a chronic gym hopper and had tried everything else.  It helped that I also had a Groupon.
    2. What have you enjoyed so far in being a part of CrossFit Akeso?
    The friendships that ...