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What Is CrossFit®?

CrossFit® is often referred to and known as “the sport of fitness”, but originally got its roots as a fitness regimen developed around functional exercises and high-intensity workouts. CrossFit® is a registered trademark of CrossFit, Inc.; more information can be found at their website, CrossFit.com.

This fitness methodology numerous movement staples, including:

  • Box Jumps
  • Thrusters
  • Weighted Carries
  • Squats
  • Snatches
  • Clean & Jerks
  • Handstands
  • Pull-Ups

These are a few of the movements an athlete can perform in any given CrossFit® workout. In order to excel in this sport, an athlete must be well-rounded and carefully curate programs that improve strength, mobility, power, and much more.

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