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FREE 30-day Healthy Habits Challenge

We know you’re ready to improve your health and fitness. 2020 was not an easy year and it reminded all of us how important our health is. That’s why we are pleased to offer a FREE 30-day Healthy Habits Challenge! During this unprecedented time of challenge and change, it’s easy to feel out of control. […]

The CrossFit Open 2021

Why do we compete? The CrossFit Open 2021 is here to remind us of the value in effort, persistence, and mindset.   What is The CrossFit Open 2021? The CrossFit Open is an international, online competition that encourages CrossFitters from all over the world to test their fitness and push their limits. In 2021, it […]

Personal Training Programs

Get Moving, Get Strong, Get Healthy! Personal Training Programs   Looking to jumpstart your health and fitness and boost your immunity? We have developed 3 different Personal Training Programs that are customized to meet your specific needs! Whether you need to get moving, get strong, or get healthy, these plans are here to support you in […]

Respond to Challenges

How do you respond to challenges? If you didn’t already know the answer to this question, 2020 has likely enlightened you. Overcoming obstacles in our day-to-day life has become commonplace thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Continually we are faced with challenges and asked to pivot, adjust, and acclimate to the “new normal.”  As with most […]

Fitness is Measurable

You’ve been hitting the gym for a solid 6 months, working hard on your fitness, sweating through your shirt, losing weight, and gaining muscle. You can tell that things are changing: you seem to have more energy, you are sleeping better, when you go out for lunch you’re making aligned food choices. You can tell […]

Custom Programming with Chris Schaalo

COVID-19 changed how we access fitness. With gyms closed all over the world, many took to their living rooms and backyards to create their own “gym”. While we believe training at home without supervision, coaching, and thoughtful programming comes with a lot of risks, it became the best we could do in these unprecedented times. […]

COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures: Phase 2

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have had to change the way we offer programs and services at CFQB. Since being allowed to re-open under specific guidelines through VIHA and Work Safe BC, we have been able to increase our offerings and are now in Phase 2 of our reopening plans. Please read on for […]

We are CrossFit Qualicum Beach

Then… Back in June 2020 on our blog, we made a stand against racism, sexism, and the actions of Greg Glassman (then, Owner and CEO of CrossFit HQ). We changed our social media handles to “Community Fitness Qualicum Beach”. This was done alongside many other global affiliates in a peaceful protest against unacceptable behaviour and […]

Training Delivered to Your Doorstep

Are you nervous to head back to/join a new gym due to the current COVID-19 pandemic? We’ve got you covered. Read on for a list of programs & services we are currently offering to help keep you fit and healthy!   On-site or Virtual Personal Training Allow us to send one of our highly skilled […]

Welcome to Community Fitness QB

You may be aware of the recent changes in upper management at CrossFit Headquarters. CEO and Founder Greg Glassman has stepped down from his role after making comments on his personal Twitter account that were insensitive, disrespectful, and unprofessional. At CFQB, we have always believed in and taught the CrossFit methodology of constantly varied, functional […]

COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures: Phase 1

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, our business’ physical location was temporarily closed. We have since been allowed to re-open under specific guidelines through VIHA and Work Safe BC. Please read on for a look at our COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures. At present, we are following the recommendations from health officials and monitoring the situation. […]

How to Avoid Cheating on Your Diet

Staying on point with your Nutrition Program can sometimes be a challenge. This could be because the diet you’ve chosen is very restrictive and doesn’t allow much flexibility. Add one bad day into the mix and you might find yourself reaching for foods not on your green light list. If you feel your diet isn’t […]

The Value of Coaching

If you’ve ever played on a sports team, then you know what I’m talking about. If you’ve ever had a fabulous teacher, a dedicated mentor, or an attentive instructor, you’ll agree. When learning and growing, there is no greater resource than an outstanding coach. In our business, there are many qualities that work to define […]

Do I Need to be Fit to Join CrossFit?

We hear it all the time, “Oh, I am WAY too out of shape to join your gym!” Or, “I know someone who goes to your gym and she is WAY fitter than me!” If you don’t want to join a gym, then that’s fine, but if you are saying these things out of fear […]

Summer Bootcamp in Qualicum Beach

Wake Up, Work Out We are hosting our first EVER Summer Bootcamp class and we want YOU to be a part of it 🙂 Who can join? This Bootcamp class is for anyone! You do NOT have to be a member of CFQB. You do NOT have to be an experienced athlete. You DO have […]

Testing Our Fitness: The 2019 CrossFit Open

Gearing up for CFQB’s 5th CrossFit Open Season, we take a look at what this competition is, and how we attack it here in our little corner of the world. What is the 2019 CrossFit Open? One of the largest fitness competitions on Earth, the CrossFit Open is just that – open to anyone at […]

Love, Hormones, & Hang Cleans

With 28% of our current membership in a serious relationship with another member of the gym, I felt it was high time we investigated why love and fitness go so well together. Couples Who Sweat Together Not all the couples at the gym joined at the same time. In fact, most didn’t. But as they […]

We know how to party!

Do you have a special event coming up? Would the guest of honour love a CrossFit party? Take a look at our party options below. Birthday Party Our kids birthday parties are active, themed, and super fun! Parties are available for children 5-12 years old. Our birthday party themes are: Pirate Lego Circus CrossFit One […]

Is Personal Training right for me?

Top 5 Reasons to Find a Personal Trainer   1. Weight Loss or Muscle Gain Whether your goals are to lose body fat or increase lean body mass (perhaps you’d like to do both!), working one-on-one with a Personal Trainer is your best bet. Each session will be focused on your goals and will move […]

Happy Holidays!

What do you get when you bring all your favourite CrossFit Trainers down to the beach in their fancy clothes for a photoshoot? A whole lot of fun! An Afternoon at the Beach This holiday season, we teamed up with Baxter from Redfern Media for a family photoshoot on the shores here in beautiful Qualicum […]

Fitness Challenge in Qualicum Beach

Trying a new fitness challenge can be intimidating. Because there are so many “what ifs” that go along with exploring the unknown, we wanted to answer some of your questions about our New Year, New You Challenge, coming January 2019! Program Details What’s the program schedule? From January 7 – February 15th, 2019, classes will […]


Sharing fitness with the younger members of our communities can be fun, rewarding and profitable. So, what are you waiting for?! Here are three tips to get you started on the right foot: 1. Gauge interest within your membership It’s a common concern that if you start a kids program, you won’t have enough kids […]

Pre-Workout Routines for Kids and Teens

Transitions are tough. Many children, teens and adults alike struggle with the change in expectation, environment, and energy that are often brought on as a result of a transition. One of the most significant transitions our members (of all ages) must go through every time they walk in the door is just that — the […]