New Gym Opening – Franks Brothers Selwyn


On Sunday May 3rd, Franks Brothers CrossFit will officially be opening the doors of their newest gym in Rolleston. Franks Brothers Selwyn, is the first of our franchise ‘boxes’, and we are proud to welcome owners Grant Ross and Michael Baker.

Open 7 days per week, from 05:30 on week days, 08:00 on Saturdays, and 09:00 on Sundays, Franks Brothers Selwyn will be offering a similar class and coaching schedule to the other locations, however, there is a sub-section on the Franks Brothers website where Selwyn-only members can book their classes. We also encourage members to give the Facebook page a ‘like’ as it will be a great place to keep up-to-date with all the latest gym news.

The opening will be busy, with lots of activities planned for the day; including the FREE INTRO CLASS. Places are limited to 10 people per class, but there are only 4 sessions scheduled. So to avoid disappointment…secure your place!

Coaches will be on hand throughout the day to take any questions, and to sign you up.

We look forward to seeing you there!

ANZAC WOD Challenge


Franks Brothers CrossFIT will be hosting an ANZAC WOD at the Papanui, Montreal, and Moorhouse locations.

The ANZAC challenge, however, will start at the MONTREAL box.

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We’ll make our way from there to MOORHOUSE, then finishing up back at MONTREAL.

The workouts will be fun, different, and will challenge ALL levels of fitness.

Start time is 12:00 noon on Saturday, 25th April

For details about signing up, {if you haven’t done so already} contact one of the Franks Brothers coaches. You can also post your questions about the challenge on the Facebook page

Why We’re Called Panthers?

We spoke to Coach Hannah about the origins of the infamous Papanui Panthers name, so popular it even has its own hashtag. Anyway, this is what she said…

“The definition of a Panther is “Predator to all animals”. All Panthers attack any workout like a predator, they’re fearless and have a ruthless presence with anyone that crosses their pathway!”

And we could not have put it better ourselves.

Check out our Franks Brothers Papanui Facebook page – it’s packed full of everything you need to know about the team and the community of members. See what makes it a popular CrossFIT location, and if you like what you see, why not enquire about signing up?

until next time