CrossFit is a core strength and conditioning program. It is not a specialized fitness program but a deliberate attempt to optimize physical ability in each of the fitness domains: Cardiovascular and Respiratory endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance and Accuracy.
It was developed to enhance an individual’s ability at all physical tasks. Our members are trained to perform successfully at multiple, diverse, and randomized physical challenges. We are trained to bike, run, swim and row at short, middle and long distances. We train in gymnastics, Olympic Weightlifting and encourage our members to explore a variety of sports as a vehicle to express and apply their fitness.
It is for EVERYBODY! Your needs and the Olympic athletes differ by degree not kind. Increased power, strength, cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, flexibility, stamina, coordination, agility, and balance are each important to the world’s best athletes and to our grandparents. The truth is that the same methods that elicit optimal response in the Olympic or professional athlete will optimize the same response in the elderly. Through thorough coaching and incremental load (weight) assignment CrossFit has been able to teach anyone who can care for themselves to perform safely and with maximum efficacy the same movements typically utilized by professional coaches in elite and exclusive environments.
Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.