A Place to Begin the Change…

For almost a decade, General Fitness Gym (formerly known as Crossfit PDX) has been providing safe and effective strength and conditioning programs in Gresham, OR.  We adapt our methods to each individual member.  Whether your goal to improve your 5k time, shooting for that heavy squat, or simply to get out of the chair and move that day, our gym will offer the guidance to get you there.

Change is far from simple, but it usually requires us to take a simple step forward.  We all start at a different place so regardless of your current skill and physical level, let us assist you in achieving your health and fitness goals.


  • Crossfit Level 2 Trainer
  • Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
  • Westside Conjugate Powerlifting Certification
  • Crossfit Football Trainer Certification

Thrown into the pool at an early age on a recommendation from a doctor claiming that it would produce a strong heart for a child suffering from Asthma, Joel spent most of his early years smelling like chlorine. However, his heart did grow strong in more ways than one. For over a decade, Joel has committed himself to helping others reach their full potential. He believes that through repetitive training we are able to reprogram the self to achieve better results. He would say, that it takes a conscious effort to want to be better, one day at a time. You can still find him swimming his heart out!


  • Crossfit Level 1 Trainer

Andra’s interest in sports and fitness started at a young age. Soccer was her first love, and she still enjoys playing the occasional game on the weekends. Andra is a certified CrossFit Level 1 trainer and member of the coaching staff. However, her primary focus is on making sure the day to day operations of the gym are running smoothly so both members and coaches have the resources they need to accomplish their objectives.