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.
Heavy Fran is 21-15-9 reps for time of thrusters and chest-to-bar pull-ups.Watch Lauren Fisher and Jordan Adcock Do Heavy Fran
“We’ve had members quit,” Dillon King said. “You know, we’ve had trials come, and they’re like, ‘What’s with all the flags?’ And I’m like, ‘Well, everybody is welcome here.’ And maybe they don’t sign up, but there’s someone who needs me more than that guy or girl … and I’m going to be the only place they feel comfortable. So I’m here for them.”Read More"What's With All the Flags?": Finding Purpose at Flambeaux CrossFit
Three doctors weigh in on the importance of movement. "Everyone in their daily life has to perform functional movements. So therefore, functional fitness is for everybody. ... CrossFit essentially offers a way to train those movements," says sports medicine physician and physiatrist Dr. Amy West.Read MoreWhy Doctors Recommend (and Do) CrossFit: Movement Is Life
Jeremy Gordon (CCFC/CF-L4) has built an inspiring resume over the course of his 13-year CrossFit coaching career. It’s clear his study habits, work ethic, and intrinsic love of coaching have made him the master coach he is today.Watch Jeremy Gordon on Family, CrossFit, and Fighter Jets
Two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn dissects his 285-lb. snatch via slow-motion footage.Watch Oly Analysis: Slow-Motion Snatch With Chad Vaughn
Workout of the Day for 210609: For time: 30 muscle-ups, 30-meter dumbbell front-rack lunge, 300 double-unders, 20 muscle-ups, 20-meter dumbbell front-rack lunge, 200 double-unders, 10 muscle-ups 10-meter dumbbell front-rack lunge, 100 double-unders.WatchWorkout Tips for 210609