Suppose a man at 90 years old is living independently, running up and down the steps and playing with his grandchildren. We would not be concerned if his cholesterol numbers were ‘high.’ There is a problem looking only at longevity. Imagine a curve that stretches to 90 or even 105 years but has very low work capacity for its duration. That is not what CrossFit is about: It is about vitality and capacity. What can you do?
What Is Fitness? Part 2, CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide