Happy 80th Birthday Larry the Legend!
Written by Michele Vieux

This weekend, our oldest, oldest member, Larry the Legend, turns 80 years young. The reason he is the oldest, oldest is because he is ten years older than any of our other members AND he was the very first member of Invictus when we officially opened our doors in 2009, which is when I inherited him as my client. Prior to that, he had been working out with CJ at another gym and also in the park while we worked to get our first location open.

Carla Tavares: National Track Star to Student of CrossFit
Interview by Nuno Costa

Carla Tavares, who competed at the national level for Portugal, recently visited us here at Invictus for a couple months and left quite an impression on our community with her love for learning about CrossFit, her hard work and her willingness to put herself out there to take on (and conquer) new tasks. Now you have the chance to get to know her too!

Describe your persona in 100 words or less.

I am someone who always wants to learn,

We Are All Somewhere
Written by Invictus Member Adam Towle

After weeks of procrastinating to write this, I had an experience that confirmed it was time. It was just about 9 miles into an 11 mile race when I approached a much older participant walking up the steep incline. I was feeling unusually strong in my new body when I quickly trotted past him. He exclaimed, “go get’em! I started an hour earlier–great job!” I reflexively shouted back to thank him and then surprised myself with my own attempt at encouragement, yelling, “we are all somewhere!”

Brute Strength Podcast: The Invictus Mindset ft. CJ Martin
Originally Posted on the Brute Strength Podcast Page

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast I’ll be interviewing CJ Martin, the mastermind behind CrossFit Invictus. As a coach CJ believes that the psychology of sport and fitness play a vital role in any program. This year we’ll see 3 teams and 6+ individuals at Regionals all coming out of CrossFit Invictus. In this episode we’ll be getting into a few of the things that have lead CJ and his brand to new heights as well as a few takeaways for athletes and gym owners including developing a competitor mindset,

Brute Strength Podcast: The Invictus Mindset ft. CJ Martin
Originally Posted on the Brute Strength Podcast Page

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast I’ll be interviewing CJ Martin, the mastermind behind CrossFit Invictus. As a coach CJ believes that the psychology of sport and fitness play a vital role in any program. This year we’ll see 3 teams and 6+ individuals at Regionals all coming out of CrossFit Invictus. In this episode we’ll be getting into a few of the things that have lead CJ and his brand to new heights as well as a few takeaways for athletes and gym owners including developing a competitor mindset,