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CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program consisting mainly of a mix of aerobic exercise, gymnastics (body weight exercises), and Olympic weight lifting.

An Overview of CrossFit

CrossFit is promoted as both a physical exercise philosophy and also as a competitive fitness sport and incorporate elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, calisthenics, strongman, among others.

The sport side of CrossFit involves an annual CrossFit games. Athletes at the Games compete in workouts they learn about only hours beforehand, sometimes including surprise elements that are not part of the typical CrossFit regimen.

Equipment

CrossFit gyms use equipment from multiple disciplines, including barbells, dumbbells, gymnastics rings, pull-up bars, jump ropes, kettlebells, medicine balls, plyometric boxes, resistance bands, rowers, and various mats.

Facts

  • Founded by Greg Glassman and Lauren Jenai in 2000

Find CrossFit Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Better Health

Sat, 01 Aug 2020

Your health matters. There has never been a better time to kickstart your health.

Better Health

Sat, 01 Aug 2020

Your health matters. There has never been a better time to kickstart your health.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.
Cross Panic

Cross Panic

CrossFit Panic is a gym that offers group fitness classes for all abilities. We have a strong, friendly community all sharing the goals of improving fitness and becoming healthier.

Rings Boxing Club

Rings Boxing Club

Rings Boxing Club is affiliated with England Boxing Ltd

Highcliffe Primary School

Highcliffe Primary School

Primary school based in Birstall, Leicestershire

Active Rutland

Active Rutland

Rutland Local Sport Alliance (LSA) commonly known as Active Rutland acts as a key group in enabling key partners in sport, active recreation, health and physical activity in Rutland

Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Active Rutland
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Blaby LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Leicester
    Equality Standard
  • Active Partnerships
    Leicestershire County Council
    Melton LSA
    NWL LSA

Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Active Rutland
    Sport England
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
  • NWL LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Active Partnerships
    Safeguarding
  • Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth