What Is CrossFit?
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program that combines elements of weightlifting, powerlifting, metabolic conditioning, basic gymnastics, plyometrics, and kettlebell work. During a CrossFit session, the members motivate and encourage one another, and essentially find out how far they can push themselves to accomplish their goals.
Can Anyone Do It?
CrossFit takes hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. If you are willing to put in the time and effort to try a new type of workout and potentially change your life, than CrossFit is for you.
Continue reading for an example of a CrossFit warm-up and 8 training circuits that beginners can try at home
A CrossFit warm-up should increase your overall body temperature and heart rate, provide some stretching, create a light sweat, and prepare your muscles for the difficult training that’s to come.
- 2-3 minutes of Jump Rope to get warm
- 10-20 seconds of various stretching:Quads, Toe Touch, Lower Back, Shoulders, Arms, Back, Chest, Glutes
- PVC Pipe Pass Throughs
- Workout of the Day (WOD) Specific Range of Motion Drills
Continue reading for 8 CrossFit circuits beginners can try at home.