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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.

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

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.

Partners

  • Sport England
    Harborough LSA
    Equality Standard
    Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships
    H&B LSA
    O&W LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA
    Active Leicester
    Active Rutland

Partners

  • Active Partnerships
    Harborough LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Equality Standard
  • NWL LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Sport England
    H&B LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Melton LSA