The Premier Tigard Gym
CrossFit Tigard P.A.W. was founded in November 2011 out of a passion for functional training, smart programming, community environment, and getting our members results.
The highest rated fitness program in Tigard on Google, Yelp, and Facebook—CrossFit Tigard P.A.W. values efficacy, safety, and fun. Simply put, we want you to get results and achieve your goals; stay fit, healthy, and injury free; and have one heck of a fun time along the way.
What does P.A.W. Mean?
“Person-Athlete-Warrior”. When you step outside of your comfort zone and challenge yourself you will develop as a Person. You will build strength and conditioning and become an Athlete. Heart is what turns a person into a Warrior. Through training, sweat, and passion, you will develop confidence and accomplish things you never thought possible.
"The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle”.
A Tradition of Growth
We want you to continue to grow and exceed your goals, so we have continued to grow and expand as a program. Since opening our doors, we have continually developed and expanded our expert fitness team, expanded our facility and equipment, added beginner’s programs, bootcamp classes, and on-boarding processes, refined our nutrition coaching process, evolved our workout programming, and improved our training, community, and atmosphere in order to best take care of you and your goals.
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About the Owner …
Gym founder Phil Menagh (PJ) became passionate about exercise in nutrition at a young age: renting and reading every nutrition and training book in the high school library. He went on to earn Summa cum laude honors in the Nutrition and Exercise Science program at Oregon State, where he also interned for the Bone Research Lab in the College of Health and Human Sciences.
In 2007, PJ joined the Air Force and became a Registered Dietitian with specialization in sports nutrition.
In 2008, he was a key contributor to a High Intensity, Functional Fitness-Based initiative for the Air Force that resulted in an improvement in average base fitness scores and a decrease in training-related injuries—earning an Air Force Best Practice Award.
Knowing that he would one day return home to open a gym. PJ visited over 25 different CrossFit Gyms from 2009-2011 and accumulated 750+ shadow/intern hours. Making careful notes of the best practices, class structures, programming styles, teaching progressions, and business processes. He also attended numerous specialty clinics and certifications to gain specialized experience in olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, endurance training, sport-specific training, and sports nutrition.
He left the Air Force as a Captain in 2011 and returned home to Oregon to open CrossFit Tigard P.A.W. A gym dedicated to smart programming, virtuosity in coaching, customer service, and accessibility to all levels.
Demand ExcellenceCrossFit Tigard P.A.W. has has quickly become recognized as the premier Tualatin Valley fitness program for anyone determined to improve their health, body composition, and physical and mental performance.
We are conveniently located off Hall Blvd and Hwy 99 in Tigard and easily accessible from I-5, Highway 217. CrossFit Tigard-P.A.W. serves the communities of Tigard, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, King City, Tualatin, West Linn, and Portland. Getting started is easy and risk free. Click here for your free consultation.