ABOUT OUR TRANSITION FROM QUAD CITY CROSSFIT TO THE FOUNDATION
We may have changed our name but we’re not turning our back on our history. Our CrossFit group classes are just as awesome as they’ve always been and we’re still a registered CrossFit Affiliate. So if getting to the Games is one of your lifelong dreams, come in, chat with, and work out with one of our many coaches who have been to the CrossFit Games. And then dream on my friend… dream on and get to work!
With that being said, as we’ve grown we’ve watched our philosophy, our programming, and the needs of our clients grow into something much bigger than just CrossFit. As we’ve catered to those needs and tailored our gym to address the unique goals of our clients, we’ve started program after program that doesn’t fall under the CrossFit brand. Therefore it made sense to re-brand as a gym that includes CrossFit as one of the programs we offer at our gym vs. being a CrossFit gym with a bunch of programs that don’t necessarily have anything to do with CrossFit.
As The Foundation, we now have a series of very unique and effective programs, readily available and customizable to the individual needs of each of our clients. It all starts with our basic group classes and expands from there. If a client wants to focus more on weightlifting, we’ve got Strength Lab. Athletic Conditioning? Endurance Tribe. A program just for Seniors? Longevity. How about Pro Wrestling? No, we’re not kidding, we’re even home to the famous Black and Brave Wrestling Academy from Seth Rollins (aka. Colby Lopez).
People of all walks of life, fitness and experience levels, will find themselves challenged on a daily basis at The Foundation to push their bodies and their minds to new levels in a premiere fitness facility with top of the line equipment (woodways, ski rigs, rowers, and more) and with a community of people unlike any they’ve experienced before. It’s our life-long passion and the drive for what we do every day. We wouldn’t have it any other way.
THE HISTORY OF QUAD CITY CROSSFIT AND NOW THE FOUNDATION
In March of 2009, Josiah Lorentzen and Brandon Bartz, co-owners of The Foundation (formerly Quad City CrossFit) decided they should give a workout, called CrossFit, a try. What started off as a couple of friends awkwardly attempting 20 different movements that made very little sense, soon became a lifestyle and a career. When Quad City CrossFit opened in September of 2009, the brothers-in-law had modest yet hopeful expectations of where QCCF would go. Being the area’s first CrossFit gym, they weren’t sure how people would respond. Starting the first day of classes with 17 members, mainly made up of close friends and family, they had no idea the journey that awaited them…
At the start of the business, both partners had other jobs, but within 6 months both had decided to make QCCF a full-time career. The 17 original members had already multiplied to over 75 dedicated, hard working members. This was a shock and a blessing, considering their 1-year goal was 50 members. Members were already seeing unbelievable results and spreading the word. As the owners’ passion for nutrition and fitness grew, so did the gym’s attendance. With the opening of their 2nd gym location in Moline Illinois, the QCCF community grew to over 400 members.
Try The Foundation For Free!
We have a series of very unique and effective programing here at The Foundation. People of all fitness and experience levels will find themselves challenged on a daily basis to push their bodies and their minds. We start every new member off with a complimentary 45-min fitness goals assessment. The purpose of this session is to get to know you, your unique goals, and to determine if The Foundation will be your best path to success.
During your FREE goals assessment we will:
- Sit down, talk, and do a brief movement screen to get to know you better
- Match up your fitness goals with a Foundation coach who specializes in that area
- Provide an overview of our unique training methodology
- Give you a tour of The Foundation’s premier functional fitness training facility
- Determine if The Foundation will be the best place for you to achieve your goals!
Simply fill out the form and someone from our team will be in contact with you shortly to discuss the best time for you to come in. We are also happy to help answer any questions you might have about training at The Foundation. We look forward to meeting you!