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May 22, 2013
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May 19, 2013
8 x 2-3 HSPU’s + :30 hold
5 rounds of:
10 OHS 95/65
5 L-Pull Ups
The CrossFit Craze: 5 Reasons You Need to Get In on It!
Biggest Loser contestants are doing it, celebrity trainers do it, NASCAR drivers do it, pro sports teams are incorporating it into their conditioning programs. Here are five reasons why you should try it.
CrossFit is the “sport of fitness” or “training for the unknown and unknowable,” which means we’re the jack-of-all-trades of athletes. Our specialty is to not specialize. CrossFit combines aerobic conditioning, Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics along with some other old-school training elements like kettlebells, rope climbs, tire flipping and sledgehammer into daily WODs (workouts of the day). We’re trained to be able to run a 10K but to also do long jumps, box jumps, and pull-ups — and anything you can do with a barbell or dumbbell, we can do it.
The sport started in a few decades ago by gymnastics coach Greg Glassman in Santa Cruz, Calif. It was used primarily by military, police and fire academy trainees, but spread quickly around California then worldwide. It’s now grown into a sport of its own, and Reebok sponsors the Reebok CrossFit Games, where each July, the best CrossFit athletes in the world compete for the title of “Fittest on Earth.”
As a certified CrossFit trainer and evangelist of the sport, I’ve come up with five reasons why everyone should try CrossFit — at least once. (READ ON…)