The Fortius Difference

Why Choose Fortius?

CrossFit Fortius provides 3 major services. Our coaches are all professionals, and have decades of direct experience and proven results in strength and conditioning of recreational and competitive athletes across multiple sports.

We have memberships for CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting. A membership in our CrossFit program includes FREE access to our world-class Weightlifting program (one of the largest in all of CrossFit) instructed by National and International Level coaches. Other CrossFit Gyms charge up to an additional $150 per month for “Barbell” clubs.

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The Fortius Philosophy

Everything we do at Fortius is built on our philosophy of prioritizing safety, being goal-oriented, setting achievable standards and following sustainable and balanced programming.

Top Notch Facility and Equipment

Fortius is the largest CrossFit Facility in San Diego at 17,000 sq. ft. Our newly renovated main facility also includes 2 large bathrooms with custom showers and locker rooms. Our main location is conveniently located in the middle of San Diego proper, near Sea World off the I-8 and I-5 exchanges. We offer lots of on-site and close street parking. Fortius is proud to have 3 locations in the San Diego area, and we are kid and dog friendly! Members enjoy flowater purified water dispensers, top notch weightlifting, crossfit and powerlifting equipment.


Fortius is recognized as the premier “strength” gym in the San Diego CrossFit community. We are the only USAPL Certified Regional Training Center in San Diego, and our Olympic Weightlifting program is not only the largest in San Diego, but is also one of the largest in the Nation amongst CrossFit Facilities. Despite our young age, we have a track record of success in Competitive CrossFit, Weightlifting and Powerlifting.

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Our excellent coaching staff boasts nearly 70 years of combined experience in multiple disciplines including CrossFit levels 1 & 2, USA Weightlifting levels 1, 2 & 4 (local to international), USA Powerlifting levels 1 & 2 (local and senior national), USA Track & Field, National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), USA Skiing and more! Our staff also offers expertise and education in kinesiology, nutrition, health coaching, mobility and restoration.


Safety is our main priority at Fortius, and to reflect this, we have a record of very low injury rate. We specialize in injury prevention, striving to keep you healthy, happy and active in the gym!


Fortius prides itself on offering an all-inclusive facility. All ages, levels, backgrounds and fitness goals are welcome with open arms into our Fortius Family. We hold regular social events both inside and outside of the gym!


We offer membership options for virtually every budget, and have excellent discounts for military, students, health care providers and more. Best of all, Fortius has NO CONTRACTS! Join today and get started on your fitness program!