DO YOU KNOW CrossFit?

The Crossfit is a program of physical reinforcing that has been tought to help people to achieve a full and general wellness. The program is concentrated on a series of functional movements that change constantly, made with high density to reach a total phisical prowess and prepare people to every kind of physical challenge.


The athlete that practices CrossFit must be able to master 10 physical skills:

  • Cardiorespiratory endurance: the ability of the body systems to group and supply oxygen
  • Muscular endurance: ability of the body system to process, supply, store and use energy
  • Force: ability of a muscular unity, or a set of muscle unities, to apply the force
  • Flexibility: ability to maximize the movement of an articulation
  • Power: ability of a muscular unity, or a set of muscle unities, to apply the maximum force for a minimum time
  • Speed: ability to reduce the time to repeat the movement
  • Coordination: ability to combine movement in a specific direction or with a specific intensity
  • Agility: ability to reduce the time of transition from a series of movements to others.
  • Balance: ability to control the position of the body gravity center in relation to its support base.
  • Precision: ability to control a movement in a specific direction or with a specific density.

The athletes that do Crossfit, practise with the running, the rowing machine, jump rope, climbing and moving objects; they often move heavy loads speedily for long distances and use powerlifting and weightlifting techniques. In addition they use dumbbells, athletic rings, bars for traction, kettlebell and a lot of calisthenic. Major lifts: deadlifts, clean, squat, presse, clean&jerk and snatch. Basis of gym: pull-up, climbing on rope, push-up, sit-up, press-up.


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