How We’re Different

The CrossFit Local Difference

  • Open since January 2010, longer than any CrossFit in Orange County
  • Our coaches have 65 combined years of CrossFit experience
  • Our coaches go through an intensive 6 month process for the opportunity to become a CrossFit Local coach
  • Our coaches have over 30 certifications including CrossFit Level I, Kids, Gymnastics, Endurance, Mobility, Weightlifting, Olympic Lifting, and Goal Setting
  • Owner and head coach Chad Edwards has a Bachelor in Exercise and Sports Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and over 12 years of experience in the fitness industry
  • Chad Edwards was voted one of best personal trainers in the Triangle for four years in a row
  • All CrossFits in Chapel Hill and Carrboro employ coaches who had their start at CrossFit Local
  • CrossFit Local is the only gym in the area offering leveled classes so you can choose the level that is most appropriate for you (beginner, intermediate, advanced, all levels)
  • We offer child care, bootcamp, CrossFit, CrossFit Kids/Teens, personal training, nutrition counseling and barbell club
  • We have fielded individual athletes and teams for the CrossFit Games and Regionals
  • We have worked with a Miss NC contestant for the Miss America pageant
  • Member of President Obama’s secret service has trained with us
  • We have overlapping classes and open gym times to maintain a low athlete-to-coach ratio
  • CrossFit Local has been voted one of the best gyms in Orange County and Chapel Hill/Carrboro
  • We are a full-service facility with changing rooms, showers and child care!
As Seen in The Knot Magazine
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