The 7 Best CrossFit Gyms in San Diego

San Diego is an amazing city filled with some of the most amazing beaches in the US as well as one of the most beautiful downtown scenes in America. People come from all over the world to lounge in the sun, eat in Gaslamp, and experience the vibe that can only be San Diego…luckily CrossFit is in this mix.

Featuring one of the most recognizable names with CrossFit Invictus as well as several other top boxes in the country San Diego has everything you need for fitness and fun!

CrossFit Invictus

The coaches at CrossFit Invictus are experts at combining the best results-based training and nutrition principles with heavy doses of encouragement, accountability, creativity and laughter.

They are passionate about learning, and are constantly educating themselves so that they can share the most progressive training and nutrition methodologies.

Invictus offers three gym locations, more than 16 group coaching sessions per day, 8 different goal-based programs (everything from weight management clinics and rowing club to Olympic weightlifting and CrossFit), nutrition coaching, Paleo meal pick-up service, dedicated kids’ areas, showers and towel service.

They have also established themselves as one of the preeminent CrossFit athlete development programs; coaching more than 30 individual CrossFit Games athletes, including podium finishers in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

The Invictus affiliate team won the Southern California region 3 consecutive years, have placed in the top 5 at the CrossFit Games 4 out of 6 years which includes a 1st place finish to at the 2014 CrossFit Games.

CrossFit Fortius

Everything at CrossFit Fortius is built on a philosophy of prioritizing safety, being goal-oriented, setting achievable standards and following sustainable and balanced programming.

Fortius has 5 locations in the San Diego area, all of which are equipped with flowater purified water, the best training equipment from top name brands like American Barbell, and include equipment for disciplines including Weightlifting, Powerlifting, CrossFit, Strongman and more.

They are the only USAPL Certified Regional Training Center in San Diego and provide a coaching staff with nearly 70 years of combined experience in multiple disciplines, including CrossFit levels 1 & 2, USA Weightlifting levels 1, 2 & 4 (local to international), USA Powerlifting levels 1 & 2 (local and senior national), USA Track & Field, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), USA Skiing, as well as expertise and education in kinesiology, nutrition, health coaching, mobility and restoration.

CrossFit Barracks

CrossFit Barracks is a family-owned and operated fitness facility located in 4S Ranch, San Diego, California. The owners, Jared and Mallory San Nicolas, have been serving North County San Diego with world-class health and fitness services for over 10 years.

Workouts are comprised of a variety of functional movements such as pushing, pulling, squatting, jumping, and running.

Every coach on staff has been hand-picked to create a coaching team designed to help you succeed at attaining your goals. Their coaches all hold multiple certifications and are held to the highest standards possible for continuing education, professional development, and their ability to produce results.

CrossFit Bear Republic

CrossFit Ocean Beach

Located just 3 blocks from the beach, CrossFit Ocean Beach lives up to its name. WODs are regularly taken outside to their 500-square-foot outdoor training area or down to the beach.

Inside they have a 2,700-square-foot facility with everything you’d expect from a world-class facility, including a custom-engineered Olympic lifting floor covering the entire space, two Rogue infinity racks, a sled-pull area in the cool garage downstairs, the best coaches in California, and more.

CrossFit Del Mar

CrossFit Del Mar is dedicated to supplying you with all the tools you need to achieve your fitness and nutrition goals in an extremely fun and positive environment.

CrossFit Del Mar is a well-designed facility approximately 4,500 square feet in size, with several offices for holding private consulting sessions, a sectioned room for kids, two large bathrooms, space to store your belongings, a large workout area with 20+ foot ceilings, and lots of parking.

CrossFit Del Mar also offers ample room to enjoy the outdoors with a safe place to run and dirt trails that lead off into the hillsides with breathtaking views.

CrossFit 858

CrossFit 858 coaches and trains all levels of fitness and all walks of life from military, law enforcement, elite athletes, housewives (& housedads), accountants, to couch potatoes, or those who have never worked out before, and everyone in between.

Their focus has always been helping everyone not just meet, but exceed their fitness goals to become stronger, more resilient humans. What’s grown from that focus is an incredible community that transcends boundaries and erases preconceptions of what’s possible.

Tim Rollins, Editor

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