Back squat 10-8-6-4-2 reps; Shoulder press 10-8-6-4-2 reps; Deadlift 10-8-6-4-2 repsWatch
The CrossFit stimulus—constantly varied high-intensity functional movement coupled with meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar—prepares you for the demands of a healthy, functional, independent life and provides a hedge against chronic disease and incapacity. This stimulus is elegant in the mathematical sense of being marked by simplicity and efficacy. The proven elements of this broad, general, and inclusive fitness, in terms of both movement and nutrition, are what we term our CrossFit Essentials.
While training at CrossFit Krypton, Ben Smith and Laura Horvath take on the Workout of the Day for Sunday 211017: 60 toes-to-bars for time while performing 12 burpees at the start of each minute.Watch
When teenager Luke Fletcher and his grandmother, Pat Derbyshire, walked into Dragon Athletic, they were both a little broken. Fletcher had been bullied relentlessly throughout school; meanwhile, Derbyshire was on a long and difficult road to recovery following a near-fatal brain bleed.Watch
In Part 4 of this six-part series on CrossFit’s definition of fitness, Seminar Staff Head Trainer Jenn Hunter-Marshall breaks down CrossFit’s fourth model of fitness: the sickness-wellness-fitness continuum.Watch