WORKOUT of the DAY
Spring Recovery Week
Rest... it is part of the program. All CrossFit, Joules/Watts, Competitors and Young Athletes classes will be on a full unloading week from Monday, March 12th through Sunday, March 18th. During this time, we encourage members to engage in weights-free workouts outside such as swimming, hiking, jogging and/or walking. Regular classes will resume on Monday, March 19th.
We will also be offering the classes listed below during Recovery Week:
10am - 6pm Open Gym
6:30pm Open WOD 18.4 Watch Party
5:30pm Open WOD 18.4
12:30-4pm Open WOD 18.4
21-15-9 reps of:
Deadlifts, 225 / 155 lb.
21-15-9 reps of:
Deadlifts, 315 / 205 lb.
50-ft. handstand walk after each set
The Combine's primary focus is to provide all of our members with a safe and fun atmosphere to exercise by educating them with functional methodologies for their life specific or sport-specific goals.
We will work diligently to create an overall health-conscious and fit community for all demographics. We will provide our members with group or private fitness solutions including CoEd CrossFit classes, Joules/Watt, private and sports performance training, Women's Only Boot Camps, and a Young Athlete program for 6-13 year olds.
We will provide our community continuing support, physical education, seminars and classes to encompass all areas of health and fitness. Our professionalism and elite staff will provide each member a safe atmosphere to be the fittest, healthiest and most functional person they can be. We have a friendly, well trained staff waiting to help you reach your fitness goal.
Robert Brown | Founder & Head Strength Coach
Robert has been involved in competitive sports since a very young age and has always had a passion for health and fitness. He also had the opportunity to train under three of the most nationally renowned collegiate strength coaches while playing college football. During high school and throughout college, he coached youth baseball teams around Central Texas. Robert also gained valuable experience working in a clinical exercise physiology laboratory in college, providing individuals with a comprehensive range of exercise evaluations. All of these experiences inspired him to pursue coaching and training professionally.
Allthough his passion is sport specific & training individual athletes and team sports Robert began his professional career as a personal trainer in 2002 working with the general public. Throughout his 6 years at Gold’s and moving throuhg several roles of management, he gained additional experience training a variety of demographics. He left the corporate fitness world in 2008 to start his own training and coaching business and in 2010 opened The Combine Strength & Conditioning, a sports performance facility and CrossFit Affiliate in south Austin.
He has worked with hundreds of athletes of various sports, ages, and levels; from coaching the amateur and professional athlete, to training the general public with more life and health specific goals; from general fat loss, muscle gain goals to specific populations like pre-natal and clients with hormone imbalances. Robert also coaches CSC CrossFit's competitors team and programs for remote athletes alike. He has also trained and programmed for two CrossFit Teams and individuals who have advanced to the Regional level.
Robert consistently seeks out professional development opportunities to remain update to date on the latest research studies and trends. As a CrossFit competitor himself, he embraces the chance to grow as an athlete personally, which ultimately helps him learn and progress as a coach.
Robert has dedicated his life to helping improve the quality of life of his community through health and fitness.
Bane Evans | Strength Coach & Personal Trainer
Bane has a diverse athletic background and was introduced to CrossFit in 2013. He became a certified personal trainer (Cooper Institute) in 2009 while pursuing his B.S. In Exercise Sports Science from Texas State University. Since then, he has added NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist, TRX Qualified Trainer and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer to his credentials.
Bane has worked with a broad spectrum of clients and genuinely enjoys educating and empowering people who are looking to improve their quality of life. His passion and commitment to helping people achieve their personal fitness goals is what separates him from so many other trainers. He strives to provide education, support, motivation and inspiration to all of The Combine's members, as well as, his training clients.
Adam Cantu | CoEd CrossFit Coach
Adam started his love for fitness and wellness in high school when he discover the sport of powerlifting. Over the next few years he managed to compete in multiple meets and since 2007 he has held the American Powerlifting Federations Texas State Record for bench press at 485 lbs. weighing 214 lbs.
After a serious injury in 2009, Adam made the transition into the sport of CrossFit. He soon after started training at Gold's Gym in 2012 and has used his love for fitness and his education background to help others in accomplishing their own health and fitness goals ever since.
In addition to coaching, Adam also works for TriggerPoint, an Austin based company that provides quality mobility/massage products and education that help consumers prepare, perform, and recover.
Sara Brown | Young Athletes Coach
Sara is a native Austinite and grew up playing sports and dancing all through college. She was a member of the Westlake Hyline Dance team and continued to dance as an instructor at a studio in Lubbock, Texas. She has been a summer camp counselor at Camp Champions, instructing various sports and other outdoor activities from 2009-2013. It wasn’t until she moved to New Orleans after her undergrad studies that she discovered her love for CrossFit. Since then, Sara has been in the gym multiple days a week to improve her technique and increase her muscular strength and endurance.
Sara discovered CSC after moving back to Austin to begin the Physical Therapy program at The University of St. Augustine. She currently is a PT student and coaches the Young Athlete’s program.
Webster Farris | Physical Therapist and Strength Coach
D.P.T. University of Nebraska Medical Center, CrossFit Level 1 , Collegiate Athlete in Wrestling, Former Professional MMA Fighter, and CrossFit Mobility Certified
Melisa Rehm | Women's Head Coach & Personal Trainer
Co-Ed & Women's Only Coach/Personal Trainer
Melisa has over 15 years in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer, CrossFit coach, group fitness instructor, Anytime Fitness owner, AdvoCare Independent Advisor and nutrition coach.
She is very passionate about health and wellness, and encouraging others to become active and healthy. For Melisa it’s not about “how fast you can get in shape” or reaching that “desired weight goal”; it’s more about teaching people that this is a lifestyle that not only helps keep you looking great and performing great, but more importantly helps you feel better!
Austin Coover | CoEd CrossFit & Weightlifting Coach
Austin was born and raised in Beeville, TX, and has pursued an active lifestyle after high school. Spending 2009 - 20015 in the United States Coast Guard, Austin was apart of over one hundred Search and Rescue missions that lead to multiple lives saved, and drug interdiction along the coast of California.
Austin found CrossFit in 2013 while serving out in California and knew it was the sport for him. The differently levels of intensity and movement variations of CrossFit workouts have had him hooked since the beginning.
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer(CF-L1), CPR/AED & First Aid Certified, 6 Years Military Service, and attended St.Edwards University