CrossFit

CrossFit is a core strength and conditioning program.  CrossFit is not specialized but seeks to create and maximize cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy.

While CrossFit challenges the world’s fittest, the program is designed for universal scalability, making it the perfect application for any committed individual, regardless of experience. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change the program. The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree, not kind.
— Greg Glassman, CrossFit Founder and CEO

 

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In order to accomplish the above goals, CrossFit incorporates constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement.  In our gym, you will find weights, tires, boxes, barbells, kettlebells and medicine balls.  You will not see treadmills, ellipticals, or weight machines.  You will see people engaged in a combination of sprinting, jumping rope, climbing rope, flipping tires, weight lifting, carrying odd objects, box jumps, barbells, dumbbells, gymnastics ring work, pull-ups, kettlebells, medicine balls, and body-weight exercises.

CrossFit encompasses exclusively with compound weight and body weight movements and high intensity cardiovascular sessions.  It’s intense.  At first, you may think you cannot do it, but that’s okay.  The goal is to build your fitness.  It’s okay to start where you are, but we do require members to complete our Foundations program in order to build a core level of fitness to prevent injury and promote success in CrossFit.

CrossFit begins with a core belief in fitness as fundamental to quality of life. The aim of CrossFit is to forge a broad, general and inclusive fitness.  CrossFit is a  program that will best prepare athletes for any physical obstacle that may be encountered.  Rather than training your body to do several movements over and over again, the varied workouts workout parts of your body that you never knew existed.

Who Benefits from CrossFit?

Everyone can benefit from CrossFit.  Our members cover a broad spectrum from children, to mothers, to seniors.  CrossFit creates a base of fitness for these groups and creates success among these groups.  Our members also include elite athletes, cyclists, runners, triathletes and others who compete at high levels are using CrossFit to advance their core strength and conditioning.  CrossFit is excellent for police and firefighters because it trains these groups for any physical challenges they may face.

Is CrossFit for me?

Absolutely.  CrossFit is for everyone.  Although your needs may be different from a professional athlete, your needs differ only in degree.  You will see increased power, strength, cardiovascular circulation, respiratory endurance, flexibility, stamina, coordination, agility, and balance.  Each of these are just as important for elite athletes as they are for children and grandparents. 

 

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