Monday Muscle Coffee House is an independent coffee house, snack bar and social space, based on the premises of CrossFit Huntsman (a recognised, reputable CrossFit gym) in Hertford Heath, Hertfordshire - due to open in May 2018.
The concept is a simple (but a super tasty) one; we want to transform a designated area of the CrossFit gym into a fully-fledged social and eating area, for not only the members of CrossFit Huntsman, but the local community also. A space to grab a coffee and a brownie (nutritionally balanced, of course!) – a space to relax and unwind with friends - a space where you can work, and get a workout.
Along with themed social events, we’ll be serving up coffee, tea, shakes and snacks, as well as always being on hand to advise on all things nutrition.
Why Monday Muscle?
I started Monday Muscle (MondayMuscle.com), a health and nutrition hub as an outlet for me to discuss just that with like-minded people. People who are up at the crack of dawn, work hard, get home late, have kids to feed and entertain, second jobs, third jobs even. People who feel like pretty much all of their time is taken up by things other than looking after themselves, but they still strive to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I quickly realised that I wasn’t alone and the daily struggles I was going through were being mirrored by people not only close to me, but by others across the board, young to old, small to large.
From those humble beginnings, Monday Muscle has grown to a fully working trademarked company. Helping over 120 people over 18 months change the way they eat through education, understanding and support. In early 2017, CrossFit Huntsman gave us the opportunity to bring a pop up coffee house into their premises and serve coffees, shakes and tasty nutritional snacks to their members. With that, we were able to talk all things nutrition face to face - with the very type of people our services are tailored to help.
The feedback and success of the multiple pop up’s we’ve ran since our first, have meant the idea of the Monday Muscle Coffee House becoming a permanent fixture has been borne. Thanks to CrossFit Huntsman, we are now looking to do just that, within their Hertfordshire premises.
What you can do to help?
Below is a list of rewards you can receive if you want to pledge towards the Monday Muscle Coffee House cause. Have a look and once you have found 'the one', just click Support Us (on mobile), or head to the right hand side of this page, click it and you’re halfway there. All pledgers will have their names etched into history on our contribution wall inside the coffee house. From there, the more you pledge, the more you receive!
We are at the start of a very exciting journey and want as many of you to join us along the way. By pledging to our cause, you will be helping us make this new space something even more special. We know expanding a company is not easy and we are standing at the bottom of a very tall mountain, but by supporting us here, you will be helping us make those first steps towards the summit.
All money pledged will go into the pot to help towards the following:
A full refurb including new flooring (all that barbell action is smashing away the concrete underneath the mats!), new walls, lighting, sound, seating… and so forth! This is your way to contribute to a fantastic addition to an already amazing facility at CrossFit Huntsman.
£5 - A thank you, a high five & the knowledge that you’ve made a not so young man happy..!
£10 - 2 free coffees & a protein brownie.
£20 - 2 free coffees, a protein brownie & a pair of Monday Muscle socks!
£50 - 3 free coffees, a protein brownie & a custom Monday Muscle or CrossFit Huntsman T Shirt!
£100 - VIP loyalty card earning you free coffee for the year!
£250 - VIP loyalty card giving your free coffee for the year & a personalised 6 month nutrition plan from Monday Muscle.
£500 - You open the place. You cut that ribbon. Free coffee for life. MM socks & a custom T shirt! Hell, sing a song if you want, the moment is all yours!