What is CrossFit?
CrossFit is defined as Constantly Varied Functional Movement Executed at a High Intensity. We like to think of it like this also, CrossFit is a fitness program that combines a wide variety of functional movements into a timed or scored workout, weightlifting, power lifting, strongman, gymnastics, running, swimming, rowing, biking, constantly varied workouts get you ready for anything.
10 General Physical Skills of Fitness
- Cardiovascular/Respiratory Endurance
World Class Fitness in 100 Words
” Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, pirouettes, flips, splits, and holds. Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. Routine is the enemy. Keep workouts short and intense. Regularly learn and play new sports.”
–Greg Glassman – CrossFit.com
CrossFit Athletic Pyramid