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Trust The Process


Our mission is to make Teesside Healthier, more supportive and humble.

 

Full-service gym offering a range of fitness services for beginners to athletes and kids to pensioners

 

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Trust The Process


Our mission is to make Teesside Healthier, more supportive and humble.

 

Full-service gym offering a range of fitness services for beginners to athletes and kids to pensioners

 

If you live in town and want to try our services 1st we need to book a chat with our head coach. We call these no sweat intros. This is where we get to know you, you’re individual needs and challenges before prescribing a solution.

 
 

If you train at another CrossFit box and are looking to drop in, follow the link. Create a team up account, sign our waivers and book in. We have 1 day, 1 week and 1 month options.

ABOUT CROSSFIT ULYSSES

It is our mission to reduce illness and chronic disease in all members of the Tees valley community. We look to teach and inspire you, your friends and family to improve your flexibility, sleep, fitness, physical and mental health by lowering  lower stress, moving more and eating for longevity . So that you can pass on these strong beliefs and values to the next generation.

Born out of a passion for CrossFit, CrossFit Ulysses opened in April 2016 and looks to bring all the benefits of CrossFit and Level Method to the Middlesbrough area

 We are one of only 2 fitness facilities in the U.K and around 100 in the world to use Level method, its a unique fitness grading system that when complete gives you an overall colour grade. This allows us to understand exactly what your fitness, flexibility and strength levels are. In class you then complete a version of the same workout as everyone else that day but only at your level. The major benefits being-

  • Safer progression which keeps you training longer and helping your fat loss and muscle toning goals.

  • Indicates your weaknesses in a positive way so we can prescribe a how to improve guide.

  • No more guessing from members or coaches on what weights or movements to select

  • Improves safety and reduces injury risk- We all think we can do more than is possible at the time! This is our EGO and we like to keep it in check

  • Intensity is just right for your ability

  • These tests give us constant feedback on how were improving

 

One of members overall levels

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This is our Tv display of the workouts you’ll see when your completing classes with colour levels all having different weights, reps and movements to suit ability.

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Video Production by New Wave Digital

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Achieve


Achieve your goals, and feel awesome while you are doing it.

Whether you are an experienced CrossFitter or have never heard of CrossFit before please use our site to learn a bit more about what it is and what we do. Please get in touch if you have any questions or queries.

Book Online

Achieve


Achieve your goals, and feel awesome while you are doing it.

Whether you are an experienced CrossFitter or have never heard of CrossFit before please use our site to learn a bit more about what it is and what we do. Please get in touch if you have any questions or queries.

Book Online

What can you Expect from CrossFit Ulysses

  • Our coaches get to know you personally, what your strengths and weaknesses are, what your goals are and always support you.

  • Every single workout is ‘scalable’ which means the newest beginner can be training alongside some of the athlete-level members and completing the same workout.

  • No workout is ever the same and we always maintain very small class sizes to enable our coaches to focus on every single member. Expect coaching ratios of 1-16 as classes are capped.

  • We are family-focussed and kids are a big part of Ulysses. We have a crèche and kids classes aimed at providing fun and interactive sessions.

  • We want Ulysses to be as accessible as possible so we do not have any contracts, our membership is completely flexible.

  • We have a busy calendar of social and charity events and offer even more support and friendship to our members through our private Facebook group.

 

I find it a great honour being able to help normal people do things they’ve not been able to do for years, improved posture is a big thing and a gift I’m passing on. Creating a family atmosphere with no ego’s whilst pushing peoples limits in a safe and friendly way.
— Ben Jakeman - Owner/Head Coach

OUR INSTRUCTORS

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OUR INSTRUCTORS


OUR INSTRUCTORS


Head coach Ben

Personal trainer, CrossFit trainer, Health Coach and weightlifting coach

I started my fitness journey in the British army in 2003 where I was trained on a revolutionary course that instead of the usual beasting, we were educated in strength, flexibility , core, group management plus aerobic and anaerobic training systems. Since leaving I've trained athletes, football & rugby teams and individuals all over the world. 5 years after starting CrossFit I settled in Middlesbrough to bring my passion for human movement and flexibility to the area. We teach technique, consistency then intensity. We are now getting to help people on a deeper level with nutrition and 90 day transformations.

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Damian

Nutritionist, CrossFit trainer and Weightlifting coach.

Damian combines his level headed but fun attitude to deliver the most fun sessions he can, leaving every member feel valued. His Passion for CrossFit and Nutrition are a fantastic compliment to our quality comes 1st moto. 

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Coach Ingrid

CrossFit trainer

Coach Ingrid is also a registered dietician, she is the main driving force behind our nutritional support for the members. She has a background in aerobic base training from years of harriers running club experience.

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Weightlifting Coach Mick

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Weightlifting coach Mark

He brings his passion for form, speed and flexibility with years of experience in strength training. He loves to develop beginners and see them improve.

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Coach Chris

CrossFit Trainer & Weightlifting coach

Chris's background stems from a varied background of running and aerobic/anerobic classes including boxing. Chris is a level 1 certified CrossFit trainer/ CrossFit Gymnastics and is looking to add weightlifting next to his skills. Chris enjoys helping beginners progress and is keen adhering to fundamental movement standards

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Personal trainer & weightlifting coach Dave

Dave 1st joined us a member 3 years ago, undergoing an amazing mental and physical transformation before coming a personal trainer. He now helps others recognise their potential.

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Coach Louise

CrossFit trainer and weightlifting coach

Louise may be small but she is very mighty. In her day job she’s a teacher, she brings her communication skills, love of CrossFit and weightlifting knowledge to teach and inspire our finest.

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