What is CrossFit?

CrossFit is... Constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements


Constantly Varied

Different every class


High Intensity

Heart rate increases


Functional Movements

Movements that we do in everyday life

Constantly varied – High intensity – Functional movements

You will see a different workout every day consisting of functional movements that you continuously perform as part of your everyday life. Once you have established how to perform these movements safely with correct form you will continue to build in intensity.


General Physical Preparedness

CrossFit athletes are not specialists in one movement but have the ability to perform many movements well. They are able to do the common, uncommonly well.


10 General Physical Skills

Cardiovascular / Respiratory endurance – ability of body systems to gather, process and deliver oxygen

Stamina – ability of body to process, deliver, store and utilize energy

Strength – ability of muscular units to apply force

Flexibility – ability to maximize motion at a given joint

Power – ability of muscular units to apply max force in minimum time

Speed – ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement

Coordination – ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a single distinct movement

Agility – the ability to minimize transition time from one movement to another

Balance – ability to control the body’s center of gravity in relation to the support base

Accuracy – ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity