What Is Cross Fit

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What Is Cross Fit

  1. 1. What is CrossFit?<br />
  2. 2. Who is fit?<br />
  3. 3. Ronnie Coleman?<br />Eight time Mr. <br />Olympia<br />
  4. 4. Michael Phelps?<br />Winner of Eight<br />Gold medals at 2008<br />Beijing Olympics<br />
  5. 5. Michael Jordan?<br />Six-time NBA <br />Champion<br />
  6. 6. Lance Armstrong?<br />Seven time winner of the <br />Tour de France.<br />
  7. 7. Mark Allen?<br />Six Time Winner of the <br />Hawaii Ironman Triathlon<br />
  8. 8. Bryan Clay?<br />Winner of the gold medal for the <br />Decathlon at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.<br />
  9. 9. Mikko Who?<br />Tanya Who?<br />
  10. 10. Seriously though....<br />....what is fitness?<br />
  11. 11. Four Models of Fitness<br />Ten General Physical Skills<br />The Hopper Theory<br />Metabolic Pathways<br />The Wellness Continuum<br />
  12. 12. Ten General Physical Skills<br />Endurance<br />Stamina<br />Strength<br />Flexibility<br />Power<br />Speed<br />Coordination<br />Agility<br />Balance<br />Accuracy<br />*Physical - Developed through training.<br />*Combination of both physical and mental.<br />*Mental - Developed through practice.<br />
  13. 13. Ten General Physical Skills<br />Endurance<br />Stamina<br />Strength<br />Flexibility<br />Power<br />Speed<br />Coordination<br />Agility<br />Balance<br />Accuracy<br />*Physical - Developed through training.<br />The aim of CrossFit is to improve your capacity in ALL of these areas. <br />*Combination of both physical and mental.<br />*Mental - Developed through practice.<br />
  14. 14. The Hopper Theory<br />
  15. 15. Metabolic Pathways<br />
  16. 16. The Wellness Continuum<br />
  17. 17. Three Main Disciplines<br />
  18. 18. The Fitness Pyramid<br />
  19. 19. Crossfit is...<br />...broad, general, inclusive fitness.<br />
  20. 20. Crossfit is...<br />...increased work capacity over broad time and modal domains.<br />
  21. 21. Crossfit is...<br />...constantly varied, functional movements, executed at high intensity.<br />
  22. 22. Constantly varied...<br />running, rowing,clean & jerk, snatch, squat, front squat, overhead squat, deadlift, press, push-press, push jerk,bench-press, power-clean, box jumps, vertical jumps, broad jumps, backwards running, medicine ball throws, rope climbs,pull-ups, L-pull-ups, ring rows,dips, push-ups, handstands, presses to handstand, burpees, handstand push-ups, hollow rocks, pirouettes, kips, cartwheels, muscle-ups, pull-overs, sit-ups, scales, skipping, kettle bell swings, knees-to-elbows, skin-the-cats, floor wipers, sit-ups, plank holds, swimming, biking, lunges, one-arm snatches, push-ups, virtual shoveling, <br />
  23. 23. ...functional movements...<br />
  24. 24. ...at high intensity...<br />
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  27. 27. 3, 2, 1, Go!<br />
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  29. 29. Community<br />
  30. 30. Community<br />
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  34. 34. This is CrossFit...<br />
  35. 35. Resources<br />http://crossfit.com<br />http://crossfitregina.com<br />http://crossfitkids.com<br />http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/CFJ-trial.pdf (What is CrossFit?)<br />http://www.crossfitbrandx.com/index.php/forums (scaled workouts)<br />http://www.board.crossfit.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=5033&d=1251950189 (equipment-free workouts) http://www.slideshare.net/dragoon872/what-is-cross-fit (Paul’s Presentation) <br />

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