CrossFit is a form of high intensity interval training; it is a strength and conditioning workout that is made up of functional movement performed at a high intensity level. Primarily, CrossFit provides strength training and conditioning exercises that work for anyone. The core of CrossFit is high-intensity, constantly changing workouts made up of everyday movements. It’s designed in a way that will help you achieve any fitness goal, whether it’s becoming more fit, improving your athletic ability, or simply improving your overall health and wellness.
There are 9 basic movements in CrossFit that guide each daily workout: the squat, front squat, overhead squat, press, push press, push jerk, deadlift, sumo deadlift high pull, and medball clean. Each is based on functional movements, meaning actions that you perform in your day-to-day life, like squatting, pulling, pushing etc.