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What is CrossFit?

THE KEY TO HEALTH AND FITNESS

CrossFit is a lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition. CrossFit can be used to accomplish any goal, from improved health to weight loss to better performance. The program works for everyone — people who are just starting out and people who have trained for years.

THE WORKOUTS

The magic is in the movement. CrossFit workouts are different every day and can be modified to help each athlete achieve their goals.
The workouts may be adapted for people at any age and level of fitness.

THE LIFESTYLE

Off the carbs, off the couch. The CrossFit lifestyle — a combination of sound nutrition and exercise — is the key to fitness and long-term health.

THE COMMUNITY

Your support network. At thousands of affiliates around the world, people encourage and motivate each other in every class as they work toward their goals. Start training with friends. Make new friends. The fun is in the community.

New to CrossFit?

Foundations

Our coaches will take you through the foundational CrossFit movements, show you around our training facility, complete a movement assessment screening, chat about fitness experience/sports history, discuss any injuries/limitations and how to scale properly for your workouts to ensure that you get started off on the right foot!

Our Foundations Program is mandatory for all new members who have never participated in CrossFit training before. You will learn all the important techniques, safety & standards on how to lift/workout/move properly before we let you jump into our group classes. These sessions are booked around your availability outside of class times.

Our Foundations Program is anywhere between 2-5 sessions  ( $69 per session, plus tax )
Depending how well you move, assessment etc. it may be more sessions if needed

 

Why CrossFit Works.

CONSTANT VARIATION

Different every day, CrossFit workouts are tailored to the individual.

HIGH INTENSITY

In CrossFit workouts, intensity levels are adjusted to challenge the individual and safely improve fitness.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENTS

CrossFit uses safe, effective, and efficient movements similar to those you use every day in life.

10 General Physical Skills:

 

  1. Endurance (Cardiovascular/Respiratory)– The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. (Run/Row/Bike)
  2. Stamina– The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy. (High reps of Push-ups)
  3. Strength– The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply force. (Heavy Deadlift)
  4. Flexibility– The ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint. (Squatting below parallel)
  5. Power– The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply maximum force in minimum time. (Olympic Lifts: Clean/Jerk & Snatch)
  6. Speed– The ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement. (Sprints)
  7. Coordination– The ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement. (Jump Rope/Double Unders)
  8. Agility– The ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another. (Box Jumps)
  9. Balance– The ability to control the placement of the bodies center of gravity in relation to its support base. (Overhead Squat)
  10. Accuracy– The ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity. (Wall Ball)


 

FAQ

Is CrossFit for me?

Yes. Everyone can do CrossFit regardless of age, injuries and current fitness levels. The program is modified for each person to help him or her safely become healthier and fitter. Grandparents and Olympians can perform modified versions of the same general workout.

Do I need to be in shape to start CrossFit?

No. CrossFit is the program that will get you in shape. No matter what your current fitness level is, you can start CrossFit. As you become fitter, workouts will become more challenging. Every workout is designed to help you succeed, improve fitness and move you toward your goals.

What about nutrition?

To accomplish your goals faster, we recommend you eat a variety of healthy foods in quantities that support fitness training but not body fat. By avoiding excessive amounts of refined carbohydrates and measuring your intake of protein, carbohydrates and fat, you will see dramatic, measurable increases in health.

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