What is CrossFit?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2011 | Comments Off on What is CrossFit?

(Courtesy of CrossFit Inc.) CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements done at high intensity. The CrossFit philosophy is broadly designed to cover all aspects of fitness: “Our specialty is not specializing.” This means a strength and conditioning program that prepares the human body for any feat. It is not specific training to become the strongest power lifter or the fastest sprinter. It is not about having the largest bicep circumference or the thinnest waist. It’s about being ย conditioned and ready for anything that life brings your way, whether that is put into...

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Can I do CrossFit if I have back or knee problems?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2011 | Comments Off on Can I do CrossFit if I have back or knee problems?

The problem most people have after an injury is fear of using that area of their body again. The problem with this is that by avoiding these areas will actually cause muscle imbalances in the body and make you more susceptible to other injuries or re-injuring the problem area. CrossFit can actually be used to rehabilitate injuries. If you are having problems squatting (getting down to a seated position and getting up), having problems dead lifting (picking up anything off of the ground), or pressing (putting anything overhead), CrossFit will teach you how to properly use your body to...

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