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Jen Dant was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2022. She’s just 32. Her cancer has since progressed to stage 4, which has expedited her treatment and overall everyday needs. CrossFit Equity, a gym owned by Dant’s brother-in-law and sister-in-law, plans to host a virtual and in-person 5K event to raise money for Dant’s treatment and…
CrossFit may well be one of the most popular workout programs in the world. According to the organization’s website, CrossFit boasts more than 5 million global participants and 14,000 gyms exclusively dedicated to the training methodology. (1) Whether you’re a skeptic or a hardcore athlete, you’ve probably seen at least one CrossFit WOD (that’s workout…
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
- Weighted Carries
- Clean & Jerks
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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Almost exactly one year ago, Haley Adams took to Instagram to announce that she was stepping away from CrossFit for the 2023 season. In her social media post, she stated that she had been doing CrossFit since she was 14 years old, and it was time to put herself first. She wanted to work on…