What is crossfit
EMPIRICALLY BASED, CLINICALLY TESTED, COMMUNITY DRIVENIf we try to understand this statement and see what it means to us at CrossFit 365.
The Magic is in the movement?
All of the movements opposite and more are what CrossFit is all about but it’s not just the movement alone. These are all MULTI-JOINT exercises which mean you are moving more than just one muscle on each exercise and many times, doing it explosively.
Because of this your body must adapt and do it quickly to keep up with the stimulus of these complex movements. Your brain must also engage so that it is getting as much stimulus as your body.
Pull-ups & push-ups
Clean & Jerk
The art is in the programming
Constantly Varied. Have you heard that before? The beauty of the programming at CrossFit 365 is the method to the madness. There is never a workout that is just pulled out of a hat or something to fill space or heaven forbid…just something that will hurt. Every day the workouts are specifically designed to create a response in the body. There is a reason for a time limit, or an endurance WOD, or light weight, or a sprint, or a Turkish Get-up, or Olympic lifts or rowing, or the “Heavy Stuff”.
The science is in the explanation
This comes down to your coaches. They know what they are talking about and have the gift of teaching. The ability to break down a new move, find a cue that works and to get a body moving correctly is an art. They share the whys along with the how’s because if you don’t know why you are doing it; you are less likely to continue doing it. You should be told what muscles you are using, what it is supposed to feel like, and if the hurt is the right kind of hurt. We never want you leaving a workout questioning what just happened. You should know what happened and only be questioning your sanity.
The fun is in the community
The fun is in the community: At CrossFit 365 we have dialled in on this part seriously. Immerse yourself in the events, find a workout partner, talk smack, laugh, cry, puke and have a good time, read your emails, write comments everyday on the comments section of the website, cheer each other on in positive ways, push one another, encourage one another, and help one another in every way possible. These people are your friends. We care if you don’t come to class or if you had a really bad day. Share it with us. There is something really special about doing what we do together. Everything hurts less if someone else is feeling your pain. And lastly, just like Kelly Starret said, “And for crying out loud. Don’t go into the pain cave. I can’t stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won’t be in there to help you. You’ll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards. Pain is your companion, don’t go hide from it.”