Crossfit Barcelona

by Mike on June 26, 2011

Barcelona is a city that has a lot to offer from it’s historic cultural sites and awesome food.  Among the popular tourist sites are Parc Guell and Sagrada Familia.

Taverna Basca Irati, Tapas Restaurant Barcelona Spain

Taverna Basca Irati - Tapa Restaurant in Barcelona, Spain

Also two of the best tapas restaurants in Barcelona are Taverna Basca Irati and Cerveceria Catalana, if you’re in the city defintely try them out.  (I’m not receiving any kind of kickback or anything like that, it’s just a pure unbiased opinion).

With this all said, Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in Europe, but when it comes to finding a Crossfit Affiliate, it’s a complete thud.

There are no Crossfit affiliates or CF friendly globo gyms in the city.

With it’s liberal clothing policy at it’s local beaches, one would think Barcelona locals would want to be in fit shape, but I’m a little surprised this city doesn’t have an affiliate.

However, Spain is not without any affiliates, there are a few CF affiliates in Madrid, which is a good distance away.

If you’re looking for a quick run in Barcelona, I suggest running along the water at the end of the Las Ramblas strip.

Other than that, enjoy the nightlife and the food Barcelona has to offer.  You’re probably on vacation if you’re in Barcelona.

 

UPDATE 10/21/11:

Crossfit is coming to Barcelona very soon!  I’ll keep everyone updated.

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{ 18 comments… read them below or add one }

Coley June 26, 2011 at 7:03 pm

Hello im in Barcelona at present looking to do some outdoor wods tomorrow or tuesday if you’re keen. Drop me an email.

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Joao Lima July 6, 2011 at 7:01 pm

Hi there guys,

I live in this city since 3 years ago…
I love the CF policy, but i´m getting desperate that you don´t have yet a CF gym/afilliate in this very touristic city.
If someone know something just send me an e-mail.

Cheers

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jaime September 7, 2011 at 9:24 pm

Hey there,

I have been looking for some CF here in barcelona but everyone write the same, that there is no place to do the woods, if you know something joa please contact men or text me *********, if you know any gym with the facilities you can read the woods at crossfit.com and do it by your own, that’s the only solution I see.

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Megan September 29, 2011 at 7:03 am

Hi guys,

I’m in Barcelona on holidays & planning on doing some bodyweight WODs, however would love to know if there’s a gym where I can do weights, pullup bars etc. without scaring other patrons & getting kicked out for dropping weights!!

I speak limited Spanish which doesn’t help my cause.

Has anyone found anything or have any suggestions?

Megan

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Frenchy October 11, 2011 at 7:31 pm

Crossfit is coming to Barcelona…
Very soon.

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Carolus October 15, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Don… I know you…!

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Frenchy October 21, 2011 at 7:56 pm

Who???

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Patrick October 15, 2011 at 7:40 pm

While no CF yet, good place to do a Cindy type WOD is down by the Olympic park (Port Vell) on the beach…I’ve seen locals working out on the bars/dip/push-up stands. Kinda like a Venice Beach thingee, yet without the barbells.

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Cathy November 3, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Is there CF coming soon? where? how?
I have never done it but I have been interested in getting into it.

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heather November 17, 2011 at 9:04 am

Hey guys, just for your info there is a new CF amateur club and facilities for likeminded crossfitters in Carrer Tapies, 7. Here is the map:

http://g.co/maps/ry6b6

We are meeting there today in the afternoon, from 6pm. See ya all there!

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JR January 17, 2012 at 10:30 pm

Hi Heather — Are you all still meeting at C/Tapies 7? What times and days?

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Sam November 29, 2011 at 10:46 pm

Hey how did the first meeting go? When are you all meeting again? Are there any contact details?

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Andy December 7, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Try BeachFit Barcelona (www.beachfitbcn.com). It’s not exactly crossfit but a lot of the training is similar, using alll the different terrain and obstacles on the beach to offer bodyweight exercises.

What’s more it’s outdoors on the beach so there’s no better place to be.

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Javier February 22, 2012 at 6:17 pm

Is there any update on crossfit in barcelona? I see many promising comments in internet about new crossfit stuff happening soon in barcelona but I don´t know of anything yet.

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Tom March 27, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Desperate to get started doing crossfit in Barca any updates on a box opening up?

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Mike March 28, 2012 at 12:23 am

I heard in May, but I’ll keep you updated

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Tom April 1, 2012 at 6:42 pm

Can’t happen sooner as far as I’m concerned :)

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reinest April 7, 2012 at 8:12 am

Im totally with you Tom!! Would love to have a wod now!! cool that you have this page! would be really cool to have the newest post on top of the comment list!

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