My crossfit journey began 13 months ago. I was tipping the scale at 235 pounds and six weeks postpartum. The night before my initial visit to XLR8 I had my husband take before pictures of me. I can remember not wanting to look at the camera. I couldn’t wait for that photo session to be › Read more
My wife (Kelly) introduced me to crossfit and I must say I was skeptical to say the least. I wasn’t sure what to expect because I had been doing the same boring gym routine for a while. I quickly found out that I hadn’t even scratched the surface of my fitness! Going to the gym › Read more
How does it all begin??? It started with a very persistent friend/avid CrossFitter (shout out to Susan) who told be about XLR8, and I have to admit, I was curious and a little intimidated. But I needed to change my unhealthy lifestyle and I wanted a challenge, of which, after that first day I was › Read more
Where do I begin?! I am truly humbled to have been named Athlete of the Month. Never would I have imagined being where I am today. When I heard CrossFit XLR8 would be opening up a second location in Calallen, to say I was excited, would be an understatement. Finally, our little community would be › Read more
Everyone has their opinion on what Healthy means to them. 6 months ago, if you asked me how to get healthy, I would tell you to run. But the truth is, it’s more than that. I could diet, and lose weight, but looking back, was I healthy? Today, I could answer that with a simple › Read more
Monday, Dec 23rd: Regular Hours both GP and Calallen locations Tuesday, Dec 24th: Open Gym 9-11am both GP and Calallen locations Wednesday, Dec 25th: BOTH GYMS CLOSED: MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Thursday, Dec 26th: Calallen location: Open Gym 8:30am-10:30am ; GP location: Open Gym 1-3pm Friday, Dec 27th and Saturday, Dec 28th: Regular Hours Monday, Dec 30th: › Read more
“I started CrossFit back in June with the intentions of getting stronger and better my training as an MMA fighter. Little did I know I would hang up my gloves to transition into a crossfitter for good. I have been blessed with amazing coaches that inspire, motivate and truly believe in me. They care to › Read more
We will be closed Thursday, November 28, 2013. We will be open Friday for open gym from 9am-12noon. Saturday regular classes. › Read more
On May 14th after a few “false starts,” I joined Crossfit XLR8.  The reason I false started a few times is because I had some preconceived notions of what Crossfit was like that were completely inaccurate.  I was terribly intimidated to start even though I have been an athlete all my life.  Two of my › Read more
We will be closed on thanksgiving day (Nov. 28, 2013) both Gregory and Calallen Friday(Nov. 29, 2013) – gym will open only at 9-12pm in Gregory and 8am class in Calallen Saturday – back to regular hours  both places › Read more


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Cross Fit XLR8
202 Hwy 35
Gregory, TX 78359