Athlete of the Month – Maria De La Mora Maria we are extremely proud of you and your hard work.  You are doing so great on your nutrition and killing it in the gym.  You exemplify our core values of Humble – Hungry – Happy.  Your smile and bright spirit light up the gym.  You are…

Coach’s Note Ever since I started CrossFit Hippo in my house in 2014, I have been making mistakes and learning.  We don’t do everything right.  We do try to do everything for the right reasons.  We are working diligently behind the scenes to clarify our vision and solidify our talented team in order to provide…

Athlete of the Month – Jose Olvera and Maria Martinez Thank you Maria and Jose for being such an important part of our community. For almost two years, CrossFit Hippo has enjoyed your enthusiasm, your positive attitude and willingness to remain coachable.  You continue to learn and grow with the herd. You guys are an…

What are MEPs? MEPs stand for MYZONE EFFORT POINTS. When you wear your MYZONE MZ3 heart rate monitor during the workout or exercise outside the gym, you will be tracking your effort as well as the total calories you have burned during that effort.  This helps ensure that the feeling you experience during the effort…

Athlete of the Month – Max Ebner 1.TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. I’m Max. Married to the lovely Nicole Ebner. From Round Rock, TX.  Work as a home builder here in Houston. 2. WHAT IS ONE THING WE MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU OR BE SURPRISED TO FIND OUT? I have a twin brother. We’re fraternal,…

Athlete of the Month – Raquel Rivera Raquel thank you for being you.  You have been consistently improving while remaining coachable!  Keep up the great work in and out of the gym! We will have to talk about this Coke taste testing business hahaha   TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF?  I am a full time working…

Athlete of the Month – Araceli Rivera I wanted to take a minute to highlight a couple awesome things about Araceli.  Araceli came to our gym with a pretty full plate.  She is a mother, a wife, a full time Mechanical Engineering Student at University of Texas and a full time employee at a major…

Athlete of the Month – Ammar Akhlaq   Thank you, Ammar, for being such and amazing member of our community!  You always come in to class with a great attitude and a smile on your face!  We absolutely love having you and supporting you on your fitness journey!  Keep up the great work and ya’ll…

Athlete of the Month – Dusty Ballew Dusty is a great member of our community and a dear friend.  He is not only crushing his goals, he also crushed his first RX Murph after winning the Nutrition Challenge 2018! His attitude remains hilarious and coachable.  Thanks Dusty for being a genuinely good dude and crushing…

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. I moved to the US 10 years ago from Bolivia. I work as an engineer at Wood. I do not have any family in the states other than my husband and two kids. But I do consider CrossFit Hippo my extended family. WHAT IS ONE THING WE MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT…

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